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November 28, 2018
Viewpoint

Elimination of the Moratorium on Gun Research Is Not EnoughThe Need for the CDC to Set a Budgetary Agenda

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 28, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4211

This viewpoint discusses the need for approval of and funding for gun research.

Original Investigation

Risk of Appendiceal Neoplasm in Periappendicular Abscess in Patients Treated With Interval Appendectomy vs Follow-up With Magnetic Resonance Imaging1-year Outcomes of the Peri–Appendicitis Acuta Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 28, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4373

This randomized clinical trial assesses the safest procedures after initial successful nonoperative treatment of periappendicular abscess by comparing treatment success and morbidity in patients receiving interval appendectomy with patients receiving nonsurgical follow-up with magnetic resonance imaging.

Patient Preferences for Bariatric Surgery: Findings From a Survey Using Discrete Choice Experiment Methodology

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 28, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4375

This survey study identifies patient self-reported preferences for risks, benefits, and other attributes of treatment options available to individuals who are candidates for bariatric surgery.

Invited Commentary

Settling the Controversy—Appendectomy as the Criterion for Appendicitis Diagnosis

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 28, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4374
Comment & Response

Quantifying the Added Value of Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin to Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Preventing Venous Thromboembolic Events Under the Risk-Benefit Perspective

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 28, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4294

Quantifying the Added Value of Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin to Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Preventing Venous Thromboembolic Events Under the Risk-Benefit Perspective—Reply

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 28, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4306
November 21, 2018
Original Investigation

Effectiveness of Prophylactic Intraperitoneal Mesh Implantation for Prevention of Incisional Hernia in Patients Undergoing Open Abdominal SurgeryA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 21, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4221

This randomized clinical trial examines the incidence of incisional hernia in patients undergoing prophylactic intraperitoneal mesh implantation vs patients undergoing standard abdominal closure.

Association of VA Surgeons

Association of Timing of Colostomy Reversal With Outcomes Following Hartmann Procedure for Diverticulitis

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 21, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4359

This study investigates the association of timing of colostomy reversal after diverticulitis with operative outcomes and patient characteristics using data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project State Inpatient Databases.

Invited Commentary

Is Mesh Prophylaxis the Answer to the Prevention of Incisional Hernia?

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 21, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4246

Decision Making in Colostomy ClosureAcceptable vs Optimal Safety and Selection vs Bias

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 21, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4366
JAMA Network Insights

Nonsurgical, Minimally Invasive, and Surgical Methods in Management of Acute Diverticulitis

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 21, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3112

This Clinical Update discusses the risks and benefits of nonantibiotic medical, minimally invasive, and open surgical management for acute diverticulitis of various severities.

Research Letter

Safety and Feasibility of a Nonpledgeted Suture Technique for Heart Valve Replacement

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 21, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4243

This medical record review assesses the safety and feasibility of using nonpledgeted sutures for patients undergoing heart valve replacement.

Comment & Response

Utility of Bladder-Sparing Therapy vs Radical Cystectomy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 21, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4370

Utility of Bladder-Sparing Therapy vs Radical Cystectomy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 21, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4371

Utility of Bladder-Sparing Therapy vs Radical Cystectomy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer—Reply

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 21, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4372
November 14, 2018
Viewpoint

The High-Profile Patient—Ensuring Good Care for the Entire Hospital

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 14, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3537

This Viewpoint discusses approaches to providing care for high-profile patients that ensures proper care for all patients in the hospital as well as protecting the privacy of high-profile patients.

Original Investigation

Nonoperative Management of Uncomplicated Appendicitis Among Privately Insured Patients

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 14, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4282

This cohort study compares the outcomes of nonoperatively managed appendicitis against appendectomy in patients with uncomplicated appendicitis from a private insurance claims database.

Fluorescent Lymphography–Guided Lymphadenectomy During Robotic Radical Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 14, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4267

This single-arm study evaluates the role of fluorescent lymphography using near-infrared imaging as an intraoperative tool for achieving complete lymph node dissection and compares the number of lymph nodes retrieved with the use of near-infrared imaging and the number of lymph nodes retrieved without the use of near-infrared imaging.

Invited Commentary

Treating the Patient With Appendicitis, Not Just the Appendicitis

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 14, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4300

Fluorescent-Guided Lymphography in Gastric Cancer SurgeryA Useful Adjunct for a Radical Lymph Node Dissection

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 14, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4303
Surgical Innovation

Minimum Specifications for a Lifebox Surgical Headlight for Resource-Constrained Settings

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 14, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4205

This Surgical Innovation describes the essential elements of an affordable, rechargeable, built-for-purpose surgical headlight for use in resource-constrained settings.

Comment & Response

Interpreting the Long-term Prognostic Value of Total Mesorectal Excision Plane Quality in Rectal Adenocarcinoma

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 14, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3540
Correction

Error in Author Byline

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 14, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4671
November 7, 2018
Original Investigation

Risk Factors, Patterns, and Outcomes of Late Recurrence After Liver Resection for Hepatocellular CarcinomaA Multicenter Study From China

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 7, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4334

This multicenter study investigates the risk factors, patterns, and outcomes of late recurrence after curative liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Association of Opioid Prescribing With Opioid Consumption After Surgery in Michigan

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 7, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4234

This study describes opioid prescribing and consumption for a variety of surgical procedures and investigates factors associated with opioid consumption after surgery.

Review

The Fragility Index in Randomized Clinical Trials as a Means of Optimizing Patient Care

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 7, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4318

This narrative review explains the importance of the Fragility Index score, a measure of the robustness of randomized clinical trials, and describes the relative robustness of articles in surgery, general medicine, and cardiology.

Research Letter

African Clinicians’ Prioritization of Needs in International Breast Cancer Partnerships

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 7, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4208

This study analyzes a survey conducted at a gathering of clinicians who specialize in breast cancer in sub-Saharan Africa to better understand what they need from international collaborators.

Comment & Response

Prehospital Advanced Life Support for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Blunt Trauma Patients

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 7, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4291
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