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doi: 10.1097/01.sla.0000516100.53867.ee
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Next Issue of Annals of Surgery®

Volume 265 • Number 6 • June 2017

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FEATURES

The Comprehensive Complication Index (CCI) Added Value and Clinical Perspectives 3 Years “Down the Line” by Pierre A. Clavien, MD, PhD

Quality Accounting: Understanding the Impact of Multiple Surgical Complications by Hari Nathan, MD, PhD

The Future of Basic Science in Academic Surgery: Identifying Barriers to Success for Surgeon-Scientists by Sundeep G. Keswani, MD

The Extinction of the Surgeon Scientist by Melina R. Kibbe, MD

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SURGICAL PERSPECTIVES

Cognitive Dissonance in Training: A View From the Middle by Robert Alan Swendiman, MD, MPP

The Randomized Registry Trial: Two Birds, One Stone by Jason B. Liu, MD

Patient Reported Outcome Measures: A Stethoscope for the Patient History by Colleen M. Ryan, MD

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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS

Effect of an Immersive Preoperative Virtual Reality Experience on Patient Reported Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial by Kimon Bekelis, MD

Biological Mesh Closure of the Pelvic Floor After Extralevator Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial (the BIOPEX-study) by Pieter J. Tanis, MD, PhD

Prophylactic Negative Pressure Dressing Use in Closed Laparotomy Wounds Following Abdominal Operations - A Randomised, Controlled, Open Label Trial. The P.I.C.O. Trial by Peter O’Leary, MB, PhD

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META-ANALYSIS

Perioperative Pharmacological Thromboprophylaxis in Patients With Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis by Jichun Zhao, MD

Individualized Venous Thromboembolism Risk Stratification Using the 2005 Caprini Score to Identify the Benefits and Harms of Chemoprophylaxis in Surgical Patients: A Meta-Analysis by Christopher John Pannucci, MD, MS

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REVIEW PAPERS

Implementation Science: A Neglected Opportunity to Accelerate Improvements in the Safety and Quality of Surgical Care by Louise Mary Hull, PhD

Methodological Quality of Surgical Mortality Studies Using Large Hospital Databases: A Systematic Review by Cécile Payet, MPH

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Intraoperative Adverse Events in Abdominal Surgery: What Happens in the Operating Room Does Not Stay in the Operating Room by Haytham M. A. Kaafarani, MD, MPH

Surgery and Anesthesia Exposure is not a Risk Factor for Cognitive Impairment After Major Noncardiac Surgery and Critical Illness by Christopher G. Hughes, MD

Progressive Entrustment to Achieve Resident Autonomy in the Operating Room: A National Qualitative Study With General Surgery Faculty and Residents by Gurjit Sandhu, PhD

Reporting of Randomized Controlled Trials With Statistically Nonsignificant Primary Outcomes Published in High Impact Surgical

Journals by Shane Killeen, FRCSI, MD

The Impact of Adjuvant Postoperative Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy on Survival After Esophagectomy for Esophageal Carcinoma by Andrew Thomas Wong, MD

Prognostic Impact of Postoperative Morbidity After Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer: Exploratory Analysis of JCOG9907 by Hiroya Takeuchi, MD, PhD

Long-term Health Related Quality of Life following Esophagectomy: A Non-randomized Comparison of Thoracoscopically-assisted and Open Surgery by Andrew Barbour, MBBS, PhD

Substantial Decrease in Comorbidity Five Years After Gastric Bypass - A Population-based Study from the Scandinavian Obesity Surgery Registry by Magnus Sundbom, MD, PhD

How Far are Patients Willing to Travel for Gastrectomy? by David C. Chang, PhD, MPH, MBA

Optimizing Value of Colon Surgery in Michigan by Todd Jaffe, BBA

Amelioration of Clostridium difficile Disease in Mice by Dietary Supplementation With Indole-3-carbinol by Joshua Mezrich, MD

Laparoscopic Versus Open Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastases in Elderly and Octogenarian Patients: A Multicentre Propensity Score Based Analysis of Short and Long Term Outcomes by David Martinez-Cecilia, MD, PhD

Usefulness of Mac-2 Binding Protein Glycosylation Isomer for Prediction of Posthepatectomy Liver Failure in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Kojiro Taura, MD, PhD

A Multicenter, Prospective Trial of Selective Drain Management for Pancreatoduodenectomy Using Risk Stratification by Charles M. Vollmer, MD

Impact of Intraoperative Re-resection to Achieve R0 Status on Survival in Patients With Pancreatic Cancer: A Single Center Experience With 483 Patients by Nuh N. Rahbari, MD

Micrornas for Detection of Pancreatic Neoplasia: Biomarker Discovery by Next-generation Sequencing and Validation in Two Independent Cohorts by Meritxell Gironella, PhD

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for Incisional Hernia Optimizes Truncal Function and Quality of Life: A Prospective Controlled Study by Kristian Kiim Jensen, MD

Neutrophil Dysfunction, Immature Granulocytes and Cell-free DNA are Early Biomarkers of Sepsis in Burn Injured Patients: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study by Robert Dinsdale, MPharmacol

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to editor “Radiological and Surgical Implications of Neoadjuvant Treatment With FOLFIRINOX for Locally Advanced and Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer”. Ann Surg 2015;261:12–17 by Pramod Mishra, PhD

Different Ideas of Nodal Grouping in Standard and Extended Lymphadenectomy During Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Head Cancer by Salvatore Paiella, MD

Reply to the Letter to Editor: Different Ideas of Nodal Grouping in Standard and Extended Lymphadenectomy During Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Head Cancer by Sun-Whe Kim, MD, PhD

Does Single-incision Achieve More Nodes than Multiple-incision for Thoracoscopic Pulmonary Anatomical Resections by Yunhai Yang, MD

Reply to: Does Single-incision Achieve More Nodes than Multiple-incision for Thoracoscopic Pulmonary Anatomical Resections by Chia-Chuan Liu, MD

Mesh Application in Large Hiatal Hernias: Long-term Outcomes are Essential for Definite Conclusions by Stavros A. Antoniou, MD

Response to Letter from: Antoniou SA, Pointer R and F-A Granderath - “Mesh Application in Large Hiatal Hernias: Long-term Outcomes are Essential for Definite Conclusions” by David Ian Watson, MB, BS, MD

Misapplication of Statistical Methods may Lead to Misinformation by Christopher Hollenbeak, PhD

Statistical Tools for Propensity Score Matching by Christophe Mariette, PhD

Liver Malignancies in Segment VII: The Role of Robot-assisted Surgery by Francesco Guerra, MD

Reply to: Liver Malignancies in Segment VII: The Role of Robotassisted Surgery by Norihiro Kokudo, MD, PhD

Which is the Best Surgical Approach for the Pancreatic Cancer? A Classification of Pancreatic Cancer to Guide Operative Decisions is Needed by Renyi Qin, PhD

Author's Reply to the Letter to the Editor Entitled “Which is the Best Surgical Approach for the Pancreatic Cancer? A Classification of Pancreatic Cancer to Guide Operative Decisions is Needed.” by Akio Saiura, MD, PhD

The NOTA (Non Operative Treatment for Acute Appendicitis) Study - is Less Surgery Better Surgery? by Daniel Foell, MD

How Reliable is Alvarado Score and its Subgroups in Ruling out Acute Appendicitis and Suggesting the Opportunity of NOM or Surgery? by Salomone Di Saverio, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS

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