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June 2020, Vol 155, No. 6, Pages 459-536

Viewpoint

Robotic Mastectomy—Program Malfunction?

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):461-462. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6361

This Viewpoint investigates the safety, efficacy, and cost profile of robotic-assisted mastectomy over traditional open mastectomy for the potential treatment or prevention of breast cancer.

Service to Others May Be the Answer to Physician Burnout

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):463-464. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0046

This Viewpoint discusses emphasis and inclusion of global surgery in medical school as a possible way to address and prevent physician burnout.

Editorial

Soothsaying and Prescriptive Analysis as a Treatment Algorithm: A Brave New World

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):465-466. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0451
Original Investigation

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy vs Conventional Wound Treatment in Subcutaneous Abdominal Wound Healing Impairment: The SAWHI Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):469-478. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0414

This randomized clinical trial evaluate the effectiveness and safety of negative pressure wound therapy for subcutaneous abdominal wound healing impairment after surgery in clinical practice.

Association of Personality and Thinking Style With Effective Surgical Coaching

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):480-485. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0234

This cohort study analyzes 2 statewide peer surgical coaching programs to identify a quantitative measure to determine who will be an effective surgical coach.

Development and Assessment of the Wisconsin Surgical Coaching Rubric

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):486-492. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0424

This diagnostic study describes the development and initial use of the Wisconsin Surgical Coaching Rubric, a tool to evaluate the quality of peer surgical coaches during individual coaching sessions.

Assessment of the Contribution of the Work Relative Value Unit Scale to Differences in Physician Compensation Across Medical and Surgical Specialties

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):493-501. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0422

This cross-sectional study assesses how compensation rates built into work relative value units contribute to differences in physician compensation across specialties.

Association of the Risk of a Venous Thromboembolic Event in Emergency vs Elective General Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):503-511. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0433

This cohort study investigates whether emergency case status is independently associated with venous thromboembolism compared with elective case status and tests the hypothesis that emergency cases would have a higher risk of venous thromboembolism.

Quality of Surgery and Outcome in Localized Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Treated Within an International Intergroup Randomized Clinical Trial of Adjuvant Imatinib

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):e200397. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0397

This cohort substudy of a randomized clinical trial assesses the risk of death for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors with and without imatinib according to resection margin level using data from a randomized study on adjuvant imatinib.

Association Between Preoperative Metformin Exposure and Postoperative Outcomes in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):e200416. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0416

This cohort study describes the mortality and readmission outcomes of prescribing metformin beyond its use to control blood glucose levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Invited Commentary

More Evidence in the Treatment of Subcutaneous Abdominal Wound Healing Impairment

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):479. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0415

Assessing Surgical Coaching, a Sport in Its Infancy: The Wisconsin Surgical Coaching Rubric

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):492. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0425

Global Miscalculations—Relative Value Units and the Value of a Surgeon’s Care

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):502. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0423

Venous Thromboembolism in Emergency General Surgery Patients—A Call to Action to Improve Data, Clinical Care, and Patient Outcomes

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):511-512. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0434

R1 Resection in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Is Not Worse Than R0

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):e200398. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0398

Improving Outcomes After Surgery—An Old Medication With Unexpected Benefits

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):e200417. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0417
Review

Quality-of-Life Outcomes in Surgical vs Nonsurgical Treatment of Breast Cancer–Related Lymphedema: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):513-519. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0230

This systematic review summarizes published evidence on health-related quality-of-life outcomes for vascularized lymph node transfer and complex decongestive therapy for the treatment of breast cancer–related lymphedema.

Surgical Innovation

Use of Indocyanine Green for Intraoperative Ureteral Identification in Nonurologic Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):520-521. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0094

This article reviews the use of indocyanine green for intraoperative ureteral identification in nonurologic surgery.

JAMA Network Insights

Surgical Treatment of Lymphedema

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):522-523. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0015

This article describes the characteristics and treatment options for lymphedema.

Research Letter

National Assessment of Workplace Bullying Among Academic Surgeons in the US

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):524-526. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0263

This study assesses the prevalence of bullying and barriers to its eradication among US surgeons.

National Evaluation of Racial/Ethnic Discrimination in US Surgical Residency Programs

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):526-528. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0260

This cohort study surveyed resident surgeons in the US to assess their experiences of racial/ethnic discrimination in residency programs.

Surgeon Attitudes and Beliefs Toward Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair in Female Patients of Childbearing Age

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):528-530. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0099

This qualitative study examines surgeon’s thoughts on decision-making in repairing an abdominal wall hernia in a woman or girl of childbearing age.

Optimizable Risk Factors Contributing to Mortality in Patients With Heart Failure Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):530-531. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0257

This cohort study uses gap decomposition analysis to ascertain the factors associated with postoperative mortality in patients with heart failure.

Comment & Response

Parathyroidectomy and Hypertension

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):531-532. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6358

Parathyroidectomy and Hypertension—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):532-533. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6364

Meeting the Educational Needs of an Increasingly Diverse Surgical Workforce

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):533. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0096

Meeting the Educational Needs of an Increasingly Diverse Surgical Workforce

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):533-534. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0097

Meeting the Educational Needs of an Increasingly Diverse Surgical Workforce—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):534-535. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0098

Should All Donors Be Treated by Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion?

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):535. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0043

Should All Donors Be Treated by Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion?—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):535-536. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0049
Correction

Errors in Author Byline and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):536. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2086
JAMA Surgery Masthead

JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):459. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.3880
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