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April 2020, Vol 155, No. 4, Pages 276-366

Viewpoint

Being Affable, Available, and Able Is Not Enough: Prioritizing Surgeon-Patient Communication

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):277-278. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5884

This Viewpoint describes the complex communications skills necessary for good patient-surgeon relationships.

Editorial

Options for Addressing the Dilemma of Managing Dense Breasts

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):279-280. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0280
Original Investigation

Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction at 7-Year Follow-up of Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):283-289. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6028

This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial compares the long-term quality of life and patient satisfaction among Finnish patients after appendectomy and antibiotic therapy for the treatment of uncomplicated acute appendicitis.

Effect of Hydrocortisone vs Pasireotide on Pancreatic Surgery Complications in Patients With High Risk of Pancreatic Fistula: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):291-298. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6019

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of pasireotide vs hydrocortisone to reduce postoperative complications in patients undergoing pancreatic surgery.

Safety and Efficacy of Indocyanine Green Tracer-Guided Lymph Node Dissection During Laparoscopic Radical Gastrectomy in Patients With Gastric Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):300-311. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6033

This randomized clinical trial investigates the safety and efficacy of using indocyanine green near-infrared tracer-guided imaging during laparoscopic D2 lymphadenectomy in patients with gastric cancer.

Pancreaticojejunostomy With Externalized Stent vs Pancreaticogastrostomy With Externalized Stent for Patients With High-Risk Pancreatic Anastomosis: A Single-Center, Phase 3, Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):313-321. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6035

This randomized clinical trial investigates whether pancreaticojejunostomy or pancreaticogastrostomy, both with externalized transanastomotic stent, is the best reconstruction method for patients at high risk of postoperative pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy.

Association of Surgical Jacket and Bouffant Use With Surgical Site Infection Risk

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):323-328. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6044

This study evaluates whether the combination of mandated surgical jackets and bouffants in the operating room is associated with the risk of surgical site infection.

Geographic Association Between Incidence of Acute Appendicitis and Socioeconomic Status

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):330-338. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6030

This study examines geographic patterns of incidence of acute and perforated appendicitis alongside geographic patterns of socioeconomic status.

Clinical Effectiveness of the Elder-Friendly Approaches to the Surgical Environment Initiative in Emergency General Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):e196021. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6021

This nonrandomized controlled trial develops and assesses the effect of the Elder-Friendly Approaches to the Surgical Environment (EASE) model among patients 65 years or older undergoing emergency surgery.

Association Between Use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol and Postoperative Complications in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty in the Postoperative Outcomes Within Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol in Elective Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Study (POWER2)

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):e196024. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6024

This multicenter cohort study assesses the association of use of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocols with complications in patients undergoing elective total hip and knee arthroplasty.

Invited Commentary

Quality of Life—The Appendix

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):290. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6029

Pasireotide and Corticosteroids for Prevention of Pancreatic Fistula—Over-HYPed?

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):299. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6020

Indocyanine Green Tracer-Guided Lymph Node Retrieval During Radical Dissection in Gastric Cancer Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):312. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6034

Does Pancreaticogastrostomy Reduce the Risk of Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula After Pancreatoduodenectomy?

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):321-322. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6036

Emotions, Common Sense, and Evidence in Operating Room Attire

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):329. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6023

Acute Appendicitis Incidence—Predisposing Factors, From Microbiota to Socioeconomic Status?

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):338-339. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6031

Care Redesign for Emergency General Surgery in Older Adults

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):e196022. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6022
Review

Groin Pain Syndrome Known as Sports Hernia: A Review

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):340-348. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5863

This narrative review describes the anatomic and pathophysiologic features of and therapeutic approaches for groin pain syndrome.

Guide to Statistics and Methods

Practical Guide to Comparative Effectiveness Research Using Observational Data

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):349-350. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4395

This Guide to Statistics and Methods describes comparative effectiveness research methods that use observational data.

Practical Guide to Survey Research

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):351-352. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4401

This Guide to Statistics and Methods presents the advantages of survey research and offers guidance for the creation and delivery of efficient and useful surveys.

Practical Guide to Health Policy Evaluation Using Observational Data

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):353-354. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4398

This Guide to Statistics and Methods considers the challenges to the use of observational data in health policy analyses and offers strategies for overcoming those limitations.

Surgical Innovation

Using Unmanned Aircraft to Save Lives: Learning to Fly

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):355-356. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4925

This Surgical Innovation describes the use of unmanned aircraft systems for on-demand delivery of organs, blood, and medication for patients undergoing transplant.

Research Letter

Electric Scooter Injuries and Hospital Admissions in the United States, 2014-2018

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):357-359. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5423

This study investigates trends of injury and hospital admission associated with electric scooter use.

Retired Surgeons’ Reflections on Their Careers

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):359-361. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5476

This survey study explores how retired surgeons reflect on their careers and their attitudes toward career decisions.

Comment & Response

Recurrence After Resection of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):361-362. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5464

Recurrence After Resection of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):362-363. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5465

Problems With Clinical Application of Low-Dose Vasopressin for Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):363. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5433

Problems With Clinical Application of Low-Dose Vasopressin for Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):363-364. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5436

Problems With Clinical Application of Low-Dose Vasopressin for Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):364. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5442

Recurrence at the Nipple-Areola Complex and Safety of Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):364-365. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5477

Recurrence at Nipple-Areola Complex and Safety of Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):365. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5478

Transcarotid Artery Revascularization With Flow Reversal

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):366. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5439

Transcarotid Artery Revascularization With Flow Reversal—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):366. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5445
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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(4):276. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3868
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