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November 6, 2019
Original Investigation

Association of Autofluorescence-Based Detection of the Parathyroid Glands During Total Thyroidectomy With Postoperative Hypocalcemia Risk: Results of the PARAFLUO Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 6, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4613

This randomized clinical trial assesses if imaging systems using near-infrared autofluorescence light to identify parathyroid glands during surgery could improve parathyroid preservation and reduce postoperative hypocalcemia.

Association of VA Surgeons

Association of Postoperative Infection With Risk of Long-term Infection and Mortality

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 6, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4539

This cohort study investigates whether exposure to 30-day postoperative infection is associated with increased incidence of infection and mortality during postoperative days 31 to 365.

Invited Commentary

Postoperative Infection—A Pervasive Mediator of Patient Mortality

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 6, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4554

New Technique to Reduce the Risk For Hypocalcemia in Thyroid Surgery

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 6, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4641
JAMA Network Clinical Guideline Synopsis

Review of The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Use of Bowel Preparation in Elective Colon and Rectal Surgery

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 6, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4551

This Clinical Guideline Synopsis reviews the Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery guidelines on the use of bowel preparation in elective colon and rectal surgery.

Research Letter

Association Between Resident Physician Training Experience and Program-Level Performance on Board Examinations

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 6, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4464

This study examines the associations of program characteristics with pass rates on the qualifying examination and certifying examination of the American Board of Surgery.

Comment & Response

Loop Ileostomy a Viable Alternative for Clostridium difficile Colitis?

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 6, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4697

Loop Ileostomy a Viable Alternative for Clostridium difficile Colitis?

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 6, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4698

Loop Ileostomy a Viable Alternative for Clostridium Difficile Colitis?—Reply

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JAMA Surg. Published online November 6, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4699
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