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Original Investigation | July 27, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

High Costs of Pancreaticoduodenectomy at Safety-Net Hospitals

This decision analytic study models different techniques for reducing the cost of complex surgery performed at safety-net hospitals.
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Viewpoint | July 27, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Strategies for Improving Surgical Care

This Viewpoint considers 3 nuances of the policy debate regarding the regionalization of high-risk surgery by restricting care to high-volume centers of excellence.

Original Investigation | July 20, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Surgeons’ Disclosures of Clinical Adverse Events

This survey study assesses how often surgeons disclosed adverse events, what they revealed, and how they expressed the disclosure.

Research Letter | July 20, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Infection Prevention Bundle Following Spine Surgery

This study evaluates whether the implementation of an infection prevention bundle would be associated with a reduction in surgical site infections and disease-specific costs.

Original Investigation | July 13, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Glasgow Coma Scale to Identify TBI Requiring Neurosurgery

This cross-sectional study evaluates the ability of the Glasgow Coma Scale and Simplified Motor Scores to identify patients with severe TBI from mass casualty explosions who require neurosurgical intervention.

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Interview with Matthew H. G. Katz, MD, author of Preoperative Modified FOLFIRINOX Treatment Followed by Capecitabine-Based Chemoradiation for Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Trial A021101

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Preoperative Modified FOLFIRINOX Treatment Followed by Capecitabine-Based Chemoradiation for Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Trial A021101

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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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Young Adult With Abdominal Lump

A young adult presented with a progressively growing abdominal lump that left him feeling a dull ache and heavy. Ten weeks previously he was hospitalized and conservatively managed for acute pancreatitis.

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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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