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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.

Original Investigation | July 6, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Anti–Factor Xa Trough Level–Adjusted Enoxaparin and Venous Thromboembolism

This cohort study compares the incidence of venous thromboembolism after trauma in patients whose enoxaparin dose was adjusted vs not adjusted using anti–factor Xa trough levels.
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Original Investigation | June 29, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Improving Shared Decision Making for Older Adults Facing High-Risk Surgery

This study describes development of a question prompt list intended to improve preoperative decision-making and to manage postoperative expectations among older adults undergoing high-risk surgery.
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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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