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October 21, 2020
Viewpoint

Ethical and Legal Considerations of Patients Audio Recording, Videotaping, and Broadcasting Physician Encounters

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 21, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2968

This Viewpoint addresses legal and ethical considerations regarding patient audio recordings, videotaping, and broadcasting of physician encounters.

Original Investigation

Patient-Reported Outcomes of Robotic vs Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair With Intraperitoneal Mesh: The PROVE-IT Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 21, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4569

This randomized clinical trial evaluates whether robotic approach to ventral hernia repair with intraperitoneal mesh would result in less postoperative pain.

Invited Commentary

The Robot in General Surgery—Change Is the Only Constant

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 21, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4590
Research Letter

Preoperative Opioid Use and Mortality After Minor Outpatient Surgery

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 21, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3623

This study evaluates the risk of preoperative opioid exposure on all-cause mortality after outpatient surgery.

Comment & Response

Training in Surgery

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 21, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4365

Training in Surgery—Reply

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 21, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4388
October 14, 2020
Viewpoint

Mental Illness and Stigma in Surgical Residencies—An Unspoken Truth

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2965

This Viewpoint discusses the stigma associated with mental illness and examines the practical and cultural changes needed to build supportive working and learning environments for surgical residents.

Original Investigation

Optimizing the Implementation of Surgical Coaching Through Feedback From Practicing Surgeons

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4581

This qualitative study identifies surgeon-derived recommendations for implementation of surgical coaching programs from participants’ exit interviews and ratings of their coaching interactions.

Long-term Oncologic Outcomes of Immediate Breast Reconstruction vs Conventional Mastectomy Alone for Breast Cancer in the Setting of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4132

This case-control study examines oncologic outcomes in patients with breast cancer who receive immediate breast reconstruction with nipple- or skin-sparing mastectomy vs outcomes in those who receive complete mastectomy alone.

Invited Commentary

Surgical Coaching—It’s All About the Relationship

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4587

Oncologic Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4138
Review

Evaluation and Treatment of Patients With Hypercortisolism: A Review

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3280

This narrative review assesses the evaluation and treatment of patients with hypercortisolism.

Research Letter

Evaluation of Financial Conflicts of Interests Among Congress of Neurological Surgeon Guideline Authors

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.3515

This study examines payments from medical device and pharmaceutical companies compiled in the Open Payments Database to physician-authors of the Congress of Neurological Surgery’s clinical practice guidelines.

Comment & Response

Whole-Blood Resuscitation of Injured Patients’ Plasma

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4109

Whole-Blood Resuscitation of Injured Patients’ Plasma

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4116
October 7, 2020
Viewpoint

Rescuing Failure to Rescue—Patient Safety Indicator 04 on the Brink of Obsolescence

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 7, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2971

This Viewpoint discusses how patient safety indicator 04 seems to be an attractive binary measure of quality, but it has been found to be problematic and should be improved or eliminated.

Original Investigation

Association of the Implant Surface Texture Used in Reconstruction With Breast Cancer Recurrence

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 7, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4124

This cohort study examines the oncologic outcomes associated with the use of 2 different types of implants in breast reconstruction among survivors of breast cancer.

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

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 7, 2020. 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.

Accuracy of Post–Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Image-Guided Breast Biopsy to Predict Residual Cancer

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 7, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4103

This diagnostic study assesses the accuracy of post–neoadjuvant chemotherapy image-guided biopsy to predict residual cancer in the breast.

Invited Commentary

Is It Time to Abandon Textured Breast Implants for Breast Cancer Reconstruction?

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 7, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4141
Comment & Response

Using Data to Achieve Organ Procurement Organization Accountability

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 7, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4368

Using Data to Achieve Organ Procurement Organization Accountability—Reply

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 7, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4391
October 5, 2020
Original Investigation

Tranexamic Acid During Prehospital Transport in Patients at Risk for Hemorrhage After Injury: A Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 5, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4350

This randomized clinical trial assesses the effectiveness and safety of tranexamic acid administered before hospitalization compared with placebo in injured patients at risk for hemorrhage.

Invited Commentary

Prehospital Tranexamic Acid: STAAMP of Approval or Return to Sender?

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JAMA Surg. Published online October 5, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4385
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