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December 26, 2019
Original Investigation

Mortality and Health Care Utilization Among Medicare Patients Undergoing Emergency General Surgery vs Those With Acute Medical Conditions

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 26, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5087

This cohort study examines whether Medicare beneficiaries who undergo emergency general surgery experience similar 1-year outcomes compared with patients admitted with acute medical conditions.

Surgical Innovation

Primary Fascial Closure During Minimally Invasive Ventral Hernia Repair

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 26, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5088

This article describes an innovation in closure techniques in hernia surgery.

Research Letter

Optimal Location for Centralization of Hospitals Performing Pancreas Resection in California

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 26, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4937

This study investigates the optimal locations for centralization of hospitals performing pancreaticoduodenectomy in California.

Comment & Response

Prognostic Value of Pancreatic Fistula in Resected Patients With Pancreatic Cancer With Neoadjuvant Therapy

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 26, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5089

Prognostic Value of Pancreatic Fistula in Resected Patients With Pancreatic Cancer With Neoadjuvant Therapy

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 26, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5090

Prognostic Value of Pancreatic Fistula in Resected Patients With Pancreatic Cancer With Neoadjuvant Therapy

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 26, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5091
December 18, 2019
Viewpoint

Abdominal Core Health—A Needed Field in Surgery

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 18, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5055

This Viewpoint describes a redefinition of hernia surgeons into the broader field of abdominal core health.

Original Investigation

Association of Prehospital Plasma Transfusion With Survival in Trauma Patients With Hemorrhagic Shock When Transport Times Are Longer Than 20 Minutes: A Post Hoc Analysis of the PAMPer and COMBAT Clinical Trials

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 18, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5085

This post hoc analysis uses data from the Control of Major Bleeding After Trauma and the Prehospital Air Medical Plasma clinical trials to examine whether prehospital plasma transfusion is associated with mortality when prehospital transport times are prolonged in patients with hemorrhagic shock.

Invited Commentary

Getting Our Money’s Worth From Clinical Care Studies of Prehospital Trauma Care

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 18, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5086
JAMA Network Clinical Guideline Synopsis

Review of the Global Vascular Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 18, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4928

This Clinical Guideline Synopsis provides a review of the Global Vascular Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia.

Comment & Response

Translating Evidence Into Guideline Recommendations

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 18, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4963
December 11, 2019
Review

Artificial Intelligence and Surgical Decision-Making

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 11, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4917

This review describes the weaknesses of traditional clinical decision-support systems and proposes that artificial intelligence should be used to augment surgical decision-making.

Research Letter

Association of Florida House Bill 21 With Postoperative Opioid Prescribing for Acute Pain at a Single Institution

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 11, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4913

This study examines changes in the opioid prescription given in a single facility before and after a state law was passed restricting their use.

Comment & Response

Routine Esophagram for Detecting Anastomotic Leak After Esophagectomy

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 11, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4931

Routine Esophagram for Detecting Anastomotic Leak After Esophagectomy—Reply

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 11, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4944
December 10, 2019
Editorial

Updated US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm—Are We Really Up To Date?

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 10, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5234

This Editorial discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on abdominal aortic aneurysm.

December 4, 2019
Original Investigation

Association of VA Surgeons

Association of High Mortality With Postoperative Myocardial Infarction After Major Vascular Surgery Despite Use of Evidence-Based Therapies

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 4, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4908

This cohort study examines the association of patient and procedural characteristics with the risk of postoperative myocardial infarction.

Association of VA Surgeons

Association of Treatment Inequity and Ancestry With Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Survival

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 4, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5047

This cohort study uses the National Cancer Database to examine the level of survival disparity between black and white patients in a modern cohort with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and whether treatment inequity is associated with such a disparity.

Invited Commentary

Linking Disparities to Outcomes in Pancreatic Cancer: Inching Toward Answers

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 4, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5082
Surgical Innovation

Developing an Onboarding Framework for Surgeons in Expanding Health Systems

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 4, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4420

This article explains the reasons for and attributes of a new surgical onboarding framework for health systems in the United States.

Research Letter

Association of Observed Perioperative Cell-Free DNA Dynamics With Early Recurrence in Patients With Colon Cancer

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 4, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4706

This study examines the association of cell-free DNA with tumor recurrence in patients with colon cancer.

Comment & Response

Inclusion of All Patients Admitted for Trauma in Trauma Registries

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 4, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4934

Inclusion of All Patients Admitted for Trauma in Trauma Registries—Reply

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JAMA Surg. Published online December 4, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4941
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