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  • JAMA Surgery September 20, 2017

    Figure 1: Rates of Anemia Over Time After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

    The study population includes 74 veterans.
  • JAMA Surgery September 20, 2017

    Figure 2: Anemia Rates by Follow-up Cohort

    Preoperative and 10-year postoperative rates are compared. No Follow-up indicates the cohort that did not have follow-up with a bariatric specialist (n = 58); Follow-up, the cohort that had follow-up (n = 16). P values were calculated using the 2-tailed t test, comparing preoperative vs 10-year rates.aP < .001.bP = .07.
  • Prevalence of Anemia 10 Years After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in a Single Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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    JAMA Surg. 2017; doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3158

    This database review evaluates the prevalence of anemia 10 years after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and whether bariatric follow-up influences anemia rates in a population of veterans.

  • JAMA Surgery June 1, 2017

    Figure: Unadjusted and Adjusteda Odds of Overcoming Weekend Effect (WE) by Elements of Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems

    CDSS indicates clinical decision support system; CPOE, computerized physician order entry; and OR, operating room.aAdjusted odds based on mixed-effects logistic regression; fixed effects include sex, primary payer, deficiency anemia, congestive heart failure, coagulopathy, electrolyte disorder, neurologic disorder, weight loss, hospital characteristics (Commission on Cancer approval, teaching hospital, and medical school affiliation), hospital size (total hospital beds, adjusted average daily census, and inpatient surgical operations), and hospital resources (total Medicare discharges and full-time registered nurses) and the random effect was hospital.
  • A Woman With Abdominal Pain and Anemia

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    JAMA Surg. 2016; 151(7):673-674. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.0246

    A 57-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 1 day history of upper abdominal pain. What is your diagnosis?

  • Blood Transfusion and 30-Day Mortality in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease and Anemia Following Noncardiac Surgery

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    JAMA Surg. 2016; 151(2):139-145. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.3420

    This cohort study reports findings that support a restrictive postoperative transfusion strategy in patients with stable coronary artery disease following noncardiac surgery.

  • Nodules in the Pouch of Douglas

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    JAMA Surg. 2016; 151(2):189-190. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.4437

    A pregnant woman in her 30s in the first trimester was evaluated for incidentally detected anemia. At colonoscopy, she was found to have a 3 × 4-cm ulceroproliferative lesion in the rectum 7 cm from the anal verge. A biopsy specimen was reported as moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma. No other lesion was found in the rest of colon. What is your diagnosis?

  • Determining When Patients Need Transfusions

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    JAMA Surg. 2015; 150(10):956-956. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1710
  • Effect of Relative Decrease in Blood Hemoglobin Concentrations on Postoperative Morbidity in Patients Who Undergo Major Gastrointestinal Surgery

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    JAMA Surg. 2015; 150(10):949-956. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1704

    This study evaluated the association between the percentage of change in hemoglobin levels and morbidity as an independent factor or combined with the nadir hemoglobin concentration in patients who undergo major gastrointestinal surgery.

  • Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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    Arch Surg. 2012; 147(12):1147-1147. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2011.2032a
  • Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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    Arch Surg. 2012; 147(10):973-973. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2011.1505a
  • Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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    Arch Surg. 2012; 147(6):575-575. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2011.677
  • Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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    Arch Surg. 2012; 147(1):95-95. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2011.656a
  • Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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    Arch Surg. 2011; 146(2):235-235. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2010.341-a
  • Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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    Arch Surg. 2010; 145(7):703-703. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2010.121-a
  • Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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    Arch Surg. 2008; 143(6):609-609. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.143.6.609
  • Image of the Month—Diagnosis

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    Arch Surg. 2008; 143(3):312-312. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2007.62-b
  • Image of the Month—Quiz Case

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    Arch Surg. 2008; 143(3):311-311. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2007.62-a
  • Parathyroidectomy and Improving Anemia

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    Arch Surg. 2008; 143(1):97-98. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2007.26
  • Improvement of Anemia After Parathyroidectomy in Chinese Patients With Renal Failure Undergoing Long-term Dialysis

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    Arch Surg. 2007; 142(7):644-648. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.142.7.644