Journal of the American College of Surgeons

(ISSN: 1072-7515)

Table of Contents

From Journal of the American College of Surgeons

2018 - 226 (4)

  • April 2018 Featured Articles, Volume 226. 
  • Surgeon Scientists Are Disproportionately Affected by Declining NIH Funding Rates. 
  • How Safe Is the Safety Net? Comparison of Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy at a Safety-Net Hospital Using the NSQIP Database. 
  • Strategic Partnerships in Surgery: A Model for the US. 
  • Early Impact of Medicaid Expansion and Quality of Breast Cancer Care in Kentucky. 
  • A Sub-Type of Familial Pancreatic Cancer: Evidence and Implications of Loss-of-Function Polymorphisms in Indoleamine-2,3-Dioxygenase-2. 
  • Enhanced Recovery after Colorectal Surgery: Can We Afford Not to Use It? 
  • One Thousand Pediatric Liver Transplants During Thirty Years: Lessons Learned. 
  • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy vs Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy: Patient-Reported Outcomes at a Single Institution. 
  • Liver Transplantation for Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis, Updated Lessons from the World's Largest Series. 
  • Early Assessment of Burn Depth with Far Infrared Time-Lapse Thermography. 
  • Short-Term Preoperative Weight Loss and Postoperative Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery. 
  • Appendicitis Grade, Operative Duration, and Hospital Cost. 
  • Delay in Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Survival Advantage in Stage III Colon Cancer. 
  • Prognostic Role of BRAFV600E Cellular Localization in Melanoma. 
  • Multigene Signature Panels and Breast Cancer Therapy: Patterns of Use and Impact on Clinical Decision Making. 
  • Variation in Amputation Risk for Black Patients: Uncovering Potential Sources of Bias and Opportunities for Intervention. 
  • Patient and Graft Survival: Biliary Complications after Liver Transplantation. 
  • Impact of Multigene Panel Testing on Surgical Decision Making in Breast Cancer Patients. 
  • The Founding Fathers vs Jerome Cochran: Organization and Development of the Southern Surgical and Gynecological Association in Birmingham. 
  • A Multicenter Randomized Trial to Evaluate Hematologic Toxicities after Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy with Oxaliplatin or Mitomycin in Patients with Appendiceal Tumors. 
  • Can We Identify Futility in Kids? An Evaluation of Admission Parameters Predicting 100% Mortality in 1,292 Severely Injured Children. 
  • Deterrents to Organ Donation: A Multivariate Analysis of 766 Survey Respondents. 
  • BRCA1/BRCA2 Germline Mutation Carriers and Sporadic Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. 
  • Landscape of ABO-Incompatible Live Donor Kidney Transplantation in the US. 
  • Association of Pretransplantion Opioid Use with Graft Loss or Death in Liver Transplantation Patients with Model of End-Stage Liver Disease Exceptions. 
  • Barriers to Enhanced Recovery after Surgery after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. 
  • Interim Analysis of a Prospective Multi-Institutional Study of Surgery Resident Experience with Flexibility in Surgical Training. 
  • Acute Diverticulitis Outcomes in the Acute Care Surgery Model. 
  • Diminished Survival in Patients with Bile Leak and Ductal Injury: Management Strategy and Outcomes. 
  • Risk-Assessment Score and Patient Optimization as Cost Predictors for Ventral Hernia Repair. 
  • Maintaining the Fire but Avoiding Burnout: Implementation and Evaluation of a Resident Well-Being Program. 
  • Patient Selection for Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Autotransplantation in the Surgical Management of Chronic Pancreatitis. 
  • Preoperative Risk Score and Prediction of Long-Term Outcomes after Hepatectomy for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. 
  • Open vs Closed Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for Contaminated and Dirty Surgical Wounds: A Prospective Randomized Comparison. 
  • Underestimation of Unplanned Readmission after Colorectal Surgery: A National Analysis. 

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