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Original Investigation | August 24, 2016 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Trends in Choledocholithiasis Management in the US, 1998-2013

This surgical epidemiology study uses NIS data to characterize trends in laparoscopic cholecystectomy management of choledocholithiasis accompanied by ERCP vs laparoscopic common bile duct exploration vs both between 1998 and 2013.
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Original Investigation | August 17, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Sex Bias in Surgical Clinical Research

This study of original peer-reviewed articles in major surgery journals characterizes equality of sex representation of participants in human surgical clinical research.
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Original Investigation | August 17, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Medical Treatment vs Revascularization for Peripheral Arterial Disease

This cohort study compares clinical outcomes of patients with intermittent claudication and peripheral arterial disease treated with revascularization vs medical treatment.
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Review | August 17, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease With Critical Limb Ischemia

This narrative review summarizes recent advances in understanding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of critical limb ischemia.

Research Letter | August 17, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Pancreatic Cancer Cell Lysis With Cell-Penetrating Peptide–Induced Tumor Antigen Expression

This cell biology study compares cytotoxic T cell lysis of in vitro pancreatic cancer cells with vs without tumor antigen expression induced by cell-penetrating peptide.

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Interview with Sally Carty, MD, author of The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Guidelines for Definitive Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism.

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A Case of Unexpected Gastric Mass (4:26)

Transgastric laparoscopic resection of a gastric metastasis of Merkel cell carcinoma.

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Inside or Outside of the Heart?

A 61-year-old man with progressive shortness of breath for 1 week and myocardial infarction 1 month earlier had progressive dyspnea at rest, tachycardia, and tachypnea. Transthoracic echocardiography showed a hypoechoic mass and CT showed a large crescentic hypodense lesion.

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JAMA Surgery is the official publication for the Association of VA Surgeons, the Pacific Coast Surgical Association, and the Surgical Outcomes Club. Manuscripts containing original research or content pertinent to the field of surgery presented at each respective annual meeting are published throughout the year in JAMA Surgery.

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