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November 2020, Vol 155, No. 11, Pages 1007-1086

Viewpoint

Evidence-Based Orthopedic Surgery—From Synthesis to Practice

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1009-1010. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1521

This Viewpoint discusses the adoption of evidence-based surgery in orthopedics.

Distant-Access Robotic Thyroidectomy—Is It Worth the Cost?

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1010-1012. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1491

This Viewpoint describes the advent of distant-access robotic thyroidectomy and necessary considerations for its safe implementation.

Surgical Outcomes Club

Disparities Research—Mitigating Inequities in Surgical Care

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1012-1014. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1926

This Viewpoint highlights the approaches and frameworks used by extramurally funded disparities research programs to address inequalities along the surgical care continuum.

Editorial

Call to Action to All Surgery Journal Editors for Diversity in the Editorial and Peer Review Process

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1015-1016. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4549
Original Investigation

Assessment of Autonomy in Operative Procedures Among Female and Male New Zealand General Surgery Trainees

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1019-1026. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3021

This cohort study investigates the association between trainee sex and surgical autonomy in the operating room in the New Zealand general surgery training program.

Factors Associated With the Professional Success of Female Surgical Department Chairs: A Qualitative Study

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1028-1033. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3023

This quality improvement study examines the common factors associated with the success of women serving as surgical department chairs.

Association of Breast Cancer Surgery With Quality of Life and Psychosocial Well-being in Young Breast Cancer Survivors

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1035-1042. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3325

This study evaluates the differential associations of surgery with quality of life and psychosocial outcomes among women with breast cancer from 1 to 5 years following diagnosis.

Evaluating the Association of Multiple Burnout Definitions and Thresholds With Prevalence and Outcomes

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1043-1049. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3351

This cross-sectional national survey of general surgery residents assesses the prevalence of burnout using a range of definitions and thresholds and associates the resulting estimates with suicidal thoughts and thoughts of attrition among general surgery residents.

Indications for Total Gastrectomy in CDH1 Mutation Carriers and Outcomes of Risk-Reducing Minimally Invasive and Open Gastrectomies

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1050-1057. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3356

This cohort study assesses the association between CDH1 variant pathogenicity or family history of cancer and signet ring cell cancer and describes outcomes of minimally invasive and open total gastrectomy.

Association Between Medicaid Expansion and the Use of Outpatient General Surgical Care Among US Adults in Multiple States

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1058-1066. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2959

This case-control study uses data from the State Ambulatory Surgery and Services Database of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project to assess the association between state participation in Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion reform and the use of outpatient surgical care among US adults.

Association of Sarcopenia and Body Composition With Short-term Outcomes After Liver Resection for Malignant Tumors

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):e203336. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3336

This cohort study investigates the role of sarcopenia as a risk factor associated with morbidity after liver resection for malignant tumors.

Patient-Centered Time-at-Home Outcomes in Older Adults After Surgical Cancer Treatment

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):e203754. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3754

This cohort study evaluates the time at home vs time at institutions after surgical care in older patients with newly diagnosed cancer.

Invited Commentary

Sex Inequity in Surgical Training

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1026-1027. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3022

Challenges to Professional Advancement Facing Women Surgeons—The View From Our Chairs

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1033-1034. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3024

Broadening the Discussion on Physician Burnout

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1049. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3364

Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion and Access to Outpatient Surgical Care

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1066-1067. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2974
Review

Perioperative Immunization for Splenectomy and the Surgeon’s Responsibility: A Review

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1068-1077. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1463

This narrative review provides information on infectious disease risk in patients who have undergone splenectomy and discusses infection prevention with a variety of vaccination strategies, including perioperative vaccination by surgeons.

Surgical Innovation

Video-Based Feedback for the Improvement of Surgical Technique: A Platform for Remote Review and Improvement of Surgical Technique

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1078-1079. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3286

This article describes Video-Based Feedback for the Improvement of Surgical Technique, a video-centered approach to coaching practicing surgeons.

Research Letter

Changes in Diagnosis of Thyroid Cancer Among Medicaid Beneficiaries Following Medicaid Expansion

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1080-1081. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3290

This cohort study uses the National Cancer Database to examine changes in rates of diagnosis of thyroid cancer among Medicaid beneficiaries after Medicaid expansion in 2014.

Comment & Response

The Utility of Perforated Appendix Rate as a Proxy for Timely Access to Care

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1081-1082. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2504

The Utility of Perforated Appendix Rate as a Proxy for Timely Access to Care—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1082-1083. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2517

Pharmacologic Prehabilitation—What About “the Polypill”?

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1083. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3013

Discrimination in US Surgical Training Programs

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1083-1084. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3019

Discrimination in US Surgical Training Programs—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1084-1085. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3020

Refining Assumptions About Specialty Compensation Rates

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1085. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3027

Refining Assumptions About Specialty Compensation Rates—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1085-1086. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3028
JAMA Surgery Masthead

JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(11):1007. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3910
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