Journal of the American College of Surgeons

(ISSN: 1072-7515)

Table of Contents

From Journal of the American College of Surgeons

2019 - 228 (4)

  • April 2019 Featured Articles, Volume 228. 
  • Preoperative Frailty and Surgical Outcomes Across Diverse Surgical Subspecialties in a Large Health Care System. 
  • Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Colorectal Cancer Screening, Incidence, and Survival in Kentucky. 
  • Cholecystectomy During the Third Trimester of Pregnancy: Proceed or Delay? 
  • Multidisciplinary Approach to Clostridium difficile Infection in Adult Surgical Patients. 
  • A2 to B Kidney Transplantation in the Post-Kidney Allocation System Era: A 3-year Experience with Anti-A Titers, Outcomes, and Cost. 
  • Evaluating the Impact of Technique and Mesh Type in Complicated Ventral Hernia Repair: A Prospective Randomized Multicenter Controlled Trial. 
  • Evolution of Firearm Violence over 20 Years: Integrating Law Enforcement and Clinical Data. 
  • Surgeon Re-Excision Rates after Breast-Conserving Surgery: A Measure of Low-Value Care. 
  • Real-World Outcomes of Talimogene Laherparepvec Therapy: A Multi-Institutional Experience. 
  • Development of Diabetes after Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Results of a 10-Year Series Using Prospective Endocrine Evaluation. 
  • Robotic Pancreaticoduodenectomy Is the Future: Here and Now. 
  • Pancreatic Cancer Lymph Node Resection Revisited: A Novel Calculation of Number of Lymph Nodes Required. 
  • W Dean Warren, MD: Iron Hand and Principles of Steel. 
  • Bilateral Neck Exploration for Sporadic Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Use Patterns in 5,597 Patients Undergoing Parathyroidectomy in the Collaborative Endocrine Surgery Quality Improvement Program. 
  • Post-Pancreaticoduodenectomy Outcomes and Epidural Analgesia: A 5-year Single-Institution Experience. 
  • Enhancing Patient Outcomes while Containing Costs after Complex Abdominal Operation: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Whipple Accelerated Recovery Pathway. 
  • Should Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Be Performed for All T1b Melanomas in the New 8th Edition American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging System? 
  • Simulation in Surgical Education: Influences of and Opportunities for the Southern Surgical Association. 
  • First, Do No Harm: Rethinking Routine Diversion in Sphincter-Preserving Rectal Cancer Resection. 
  • Impact of New Vascular Fellowship Programs on Vascular Surgery Operative Volume of Residents in Associated General Surgery Programs. 
  • Length of Stay and Opioid Dose Requirement with Transversus Abdominis Plane Block vs Epidural Analgesia for Ventral Hernia Repair. 
  • Perioperative Bundle to Reduce Surgical Site Infection after Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Prospective Cohort Study. 
  • Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury: Endovascular Repair Is Now the Standard. 
  • How Durable Is Total Pancreatectomy and Intraportal Islet Cell Transplantation for Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis? 
  • Influence of Gender on Surgical Residency Applicants' Recommendation Letters. 
  • Dual Kidney Transplantation from Donors at the Extremes of Age. 
  • Operative Mortality Prediction for Primary Rectal Cancer: Age Matters. 
  • "Show Me the Data": A Recipe for Quality Improvement Success in an Academic Surgical Department. 
  • Liver Transplant Survival Index for Patients with Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Score ≥ 35: Modeling Risk and Adjusting Expectations in the Share 35 Era. 
  • Population-Based Assessment of Selective Drain Placement During Pancreatoduodenectomy Using the Modified Fistula Risk Score. 
  • Surgical Site Infection after Primary Closure of High-Risk Surgical Wounds in Emergency General Surgery Laparotomy and Closed Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy. 
  • Effect of Renal Diagnosis on Survival in Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation. 
  • Use of Hepatitis C Virus Antibody-Positive Donor Livers in Hepatitis C Nonviremic Liver Transplant Recipients. 
  • Remote-Access Thyroidectomy: A Multi-Institutional North American Experience with Transaxillary, Robotic Facelift, and Transoral Endoscopic Vestibular Approaches. 
  • Is Frozen-Section Analysis During Thyroid Operation Useful in the Era of Molecular Testing? 
  • Near Infrared Fluorescent Lymph Node Mapping with Indocyanine Green in Breast Cancer Patients: A Prospective Trial. 

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