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doi: 10.1097/01.sla.0000547523.51597.f4
IN THE NEXT ISSUE

Next Issue of Annals of Surgery®

Volume 268 • Number 6 • December 2018

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FEATURES

The Challenge of Measuring Surgeon Spending for Payment Policies by Chad Ellimoottil, MD, MS

Functional Trajectories Before and After Major Surgery in Older Adults by Hans Friedrich Stabenau, MD, PhD

Function: An Essential Postoperative Outcome for Older Adults by Thomas N. Robinson, MD, FACS

LAP-VEGaS Practice Guidelines for Reporting of Educational videos in Laparoscopic Surgery: A Joint Trainers and Trainees Consensus Statement by Valerio Celentano, MD, FRCS

Invited Editorial: LAP-VEGaS Practice Guidelines for Video-based Education in Surgery: Content is Just the Beginning by E. Matthew Ritter, MD

Opioids: A Need for Better Education and a Call to Action by Amirreza Motameni, MD

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SURGICAL PERSPECTIVES

Developing Safe Opioid Prescribing Practices Through Medical Student Education by David Coulton Cron, MD, MS

Commentry on by Noelle Saillant, MD

Surgical Intuition by Mark Richard Katlic, MD

Succeeding in New Cardiac Bundles: Lessons From History, Directions for the Future by Joshua Liao, MD, MSc

Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery by Lillian S. Kao, MD, MS

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EVIDENCE BASED REVIEWS IN SURGERY

Antiviral Therapy Reduces Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence in Patients With Low HBV-DNA Levels: A Randomized Controlled Trial by Zhou Wei-ping, MD

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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS

Oncological and Survival Outcomes in Watch and Wait Patients With a Clinical Complete Response After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis by Mit Dattani, BSc, MB, ChB, FRCS

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Longer-term Outcomes Among Emergency General Surgery Patients: The Unique Experience of Universally-insured Older Adults by Cheryl K. Zogg, MSPH, MHS

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META-ANALYSIS

Patient-centered Outcome Spectrum: An Evidence-based Framework to Aid in Shared-decision Making by Angela Margaret Ingraham, MD, MS

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Incidence and Risk Factors of Long-term Opioid Use in Elderly Trauma Patients by Raoul Daoust, MD, MSc

The Dynamic and Transient Immune Microenvironment in Locally Advanced Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Post Chemo-radiation by Blair Anderson Jobe, MD

Impact of Extracapsular Lymph Node Involvement After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy Followed by Surgery in Carcinoma of the Esophagus: A Multicenter Study by Lieven Pieter Depypere, MD, FEBTS

Surgicopathological Quality Control and Protocol Adherence to Lymphadenectomy in the CRITICS Gastric Cancer Trial by Yvette Claassen, MD

Variation in Bariatric Surgery Episode Costs in the Commercially Insured: Implications for Bundled Payments in the Private Sector by Amir A. Ghaferi, MD

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: 10-Year Results in a Cohort of 658 Patients by Michel Suter, MD

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Eliminates Racial Disparities in Postoperative Length-of-stay After Colorectal Surgery by Daniel I. Chu, MD

Surgeon Experience and Medicare Expenditures for Laparoscopic Compared to Open Colectomy by Kyle H. Sheetz, MD, MS

APC and PIK3CA Mutational Cooperativity Predicts Pathologic Response and Survival in Patients Undergoing Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases by Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, MD

Risk of Post-transplant Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence is Higher in Recipients of Livers From Male Than Female Living Donors by Gaab Soo Kim, MD, PhD

Conversion for Unfavourable Intra-operative Events Results in Significantly Worst Outcomes During Laparoscopic Liver Resection: Lessons Learned From a Multi-centre Review of 2,861 cases. by Mark Christopher Halls, MBBS

R0 Versus R1 Resection Matters After Pancreaticoduodenectomy, and Less After Distal or Total Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Cancer by Gralp Onur Ceyhan, MD

Clinical implications of the 2016 International Study Group on Pancreatic Surgery (ISGPS) Defi nition and Grading of Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula on 775 Consecutive Pancreatic Resections by Claudio Bassi, MD

Outcomes of Lymphedema Microsurgery for Breast Cancerrelated Lymphedema With or Without Microvascular Breast Reconstruction by Ming-Huei Cheng, MD,MBA

Trends on Axillary Surgery in Non-distant Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Treated Between 2011–2015; A Dutch Population Based Study in the ACOSOG-Z0011 and AMAROS Era. by Ingrid Poodt, MD

Increased Severe Trauma Patient Volume is Associated With Survival Benefi t and Reduced Total Health Care Costs: A Retrospective Observational Study Using a Japanese Nationwide Administrative Database by Akira Endo, MD

The Importance of Registries in the Post-marketing Surveillance of Surgical Meshes by Ferdinand Kckerling, MD

Long-term Survival After Surgery Compared With Concurrent Chemoradiation for Node-negative Small Cell Lung Cancer by Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, MD

Wearable Sensor Technology Effi cacy in Peripheral Vascular Disease (wSTEP): A Randomised Controlled Trial by Pasha Normahani, MBBS, BSc (Hons), MSc, MRCS (Eng)

Surgical Delay in Nipple-sparing Mastectomy by Robert Jaroslaw Dabek, MD

Commentary on Technique/Case Report by Lee G. Wilke, MD

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BRIEF CLINICAL REPORTS

Early Acute Mesenteric Ischemia: Many Rivers to Cross by Alexandre Nuzzo, MD

Reply to the Letter to the Editor “Early Acute Mesenteric Ischemia: Many Rivers to Cross” by Dirk H.S.M. Schellekens, MD

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LETTERS & RESPONSES

Effects of Intraoperative Fluid Management on Postoperative Outcome. What is Our Limit in Fluid Therapy? by Guniz Koksal

Intraoperative Fluid Resuscitation: Importance of Individualized Treatment by Matthias Eikermann, MD, PhD

Combining the Old With the New; the Next Journey of the Clinical Risk Score by Kazunari Sasaki, MD

Antibiotics vs. Surgical Therapy for Uncomplicated Appendicitis: Contrasting Interpretations of Data by Peter McAnena, MB

Reply to the Letter to the Editor by McAnena et al.: Antibiotics vs. Surgical therapy for uncomplicated appendicitis: Contrasting Interpretations of Data. by Markus W. Buchler, MD

Response Letter to Article by Keswani, et al. by Peter K. Henke, MD

Surgical Video in the Age of Big Data by Daniel Alejandro Hashimoto, MD, MS

Letter to the Editor: Super-specialization and Clinical Trials on Surgical Site infection - Is there a Bug in the System? by Willem-Jan Metsemakers, MD, PhD

Letter to the Editor: Insurance Status, Not Race, is Associated With Use of Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach for Rectal Cancer by Franck Billmann, MD, PhD

Recognizing Implicit Bias, Not Proteomics, is the Next Step in Mitigating Disparities in Surgical Care by Megan Turner, MD

Open, laparoscopic, or Robotic Rectal Cancer Surgery: Adjustments for Biases May Increase the Differences by Jean-Luc Faucheron, MD

Pharmacologic Venous Thromboprophylaxis After Bariatric Surgery: Burning Questions Regarding Doses, Duration and Strategy by Corinne FRERE, MD,PhD

Preparation for the Diversity of 21st Century Surgical Leadership Opportunities Demands Diverse Opportunities for “Professional Development” by Marc Lee Melcher, MD, PhD

Omission of Regional Nodal Irradiation in Patients With Sentinel Lymph Node Positive Patients: “The Believer is Happy While the Doubter is Wise” by Yazid Belkacemi, MD, PhD

Assessing Clinical Signifi cance of Acute Kidney Injury in Burn Patients by Fu-Shan Xue, MD

The Relative Lack of Data Regarding Firearms Injuries in the United States by Cornelius A. Thiels, DO, MBA

Which is the True Role of Bridging Therapies for Hcc Patients Waiting for Liver Transplantation? by Quirino Lai, MD, PhD

In Reply to Lai and Colleagues’ Letter to the Editor “Which is the True Role of Bridging Therapies for HCC Patients Waiting for Liver Transplantation?” by Vatche G Agopian, MD

Optimizing Evidence-based Opioid Prescribing After Surgery by Mark Bicket, MD

Vacuum-assisted Biopsy to Diagnose a Pathological Complete Response in Breast Cancer Patients After Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy by Joerg Heil

Optimal Selection of Breast Cancer Patients for Elimination of Surgery Following Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy by Henry M. Kuerer, MD, PhD, FACS

The Impact of Surgical Strategy on the Consequences of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism by Kinyas Kartal, MD

Comment on: MARS System Effectively Replaces Hepatic Function in Severe Acute Liver Failure by Constantine Karvellas, MD, SM, FRCPC

Comment on “Wide Variation and Overprescription of Opioids After Elective Surgery” by Sarah Rinn, MPH

Response to “Comment on ‘Wide Variation and Overprescription of Opioids After Elective Surgery’ ” by Elizabeth B Habermann, PhD, MPH

Full or Limited Enhanced Recovery Program? That is the Question by K. Slim, MD

REPLY TO “Full or Limited Enhanced Recovery Program? That is the Question” by Yves Panis, MD, PhD

Biomarker Guided Intervention to Prevent AKI or KDIGO Care Bundle to Prevent AKI in High Risk Patients Undergoing Major Surgery? by Ragini Kilambi, MS, MCh

Biomarker Guided Intervention to Prevent AKI or KDIGO Care Bundle to Prevent AKI in High Risk Patients Undergoing Major Surgery? by Ivan Gocze, MD

The OSLO-COMET Randomized Controlled trial of Laparoscopic Versus Open Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases. by Ajith K. Siriwardena, MD FRCS

Reply: The OSLO-COMET Randomized Controlled Trial of Laparoscopic Versus Open Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastases by smund Avdem Fretland, MD

Re: Percutaneous Vascular Interventions Versus Bypass Surgeries in Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia. by Sharath Paravastu, MBBS, PGDip, MD, FRCS

Response to “Re: Percutaneous Vascular Interventions Versus Bypass Surgeries in Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia” by Jichun Zhao, MD

Pylorus Resection Does Not Reduce Delayed Gastric Emptying After Partial Pancreatoduodenectomy: A Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial by Ragini Kilambi, MS, MCh

Re: Pylorus Resection Does Not Reduce Delayed Gastric Emptying After Partial Pancreatoduodenectomy: A Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial by Markus W. Buchler, MD

Comment on: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis of Open Versus Minimally Invasive Transthoracic Esophagectomy in The Netherlands by Jennifer Straatman, MD

Reply to Comment on “A propensity Score Matched Analysis of Open Versus Minimally Invasive Transthoracic Esophagectomy in the Netherlands” by Maarten Seesing, MD

Relative Survival Instead of Overall Survival Should Be Used as Outcome When Analyzing the Effect of Age After Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Alessandro Cucchetti

Reply to “Relative Survival Instead of Overall Survival Should Be Used as Outcome When Analyzing the Effect of Age After Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma” by Masaki Kaibori, MD, PhD

Letter to the Editor by Sarabeth A. Spitzer, BA

Reply to Letter: “Hidden Costs of Hospitalization After Firearm Injury” by Rishi Rattan, MD

Letter to the Editor: Post-treatment/Pre-operative PET Response Is Not an Independent Predictor of Outcomes for Patients With Gastric and GEJ Adenocarcinoma by Chantal den Bakker, MD

Reply to Letter From CM den Bakker and DL van Der Peet by Daniel G. Coit, MD

Conversion During Laparoscopic Liver Resections: A Step Forward by Federico Gheza, MD

Response to Letter: “Conversion During Laparoscopic Liver Resections: A Step Forward” by Mark Christopher Halls, MBBS

Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases: When Defi nitions Matter to Appropriately Assess Extreme Liver Resection Techniques by Johan Gagniere, MD, PhD

Response to “Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases: When Definitions Matter to Appropriately Assess Extreme Liver Resection Techniques” by Per Sandstrom, MD, PhD

Enhanced Recovery Protocols (ERP) - need for Action by Henrik Kehlet, MD, PhD

The ‘PREVENT’ and ‘STOMAMESH’ Trials in Preventing Parastomal Herniation by Rami Radwan, BM, BSc, MSc, MRCS

Relationship Between Sarcopenic Obesity and Outcomes of Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Tian Yang, MD

Reply to: “Relationship between Sarcopenic Obesity and Outcomes of Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma” by Toshimi Kaido, MD, PhD

The Modern Surgeon Scientist by Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD

Rebranding “The Lab years” as “Professional Development” in Order to Redefi ne the Modern Surgeon Scientist. A Reply by Melina R. Kibbe, MD

Comparing Preventive Strategies for Acute Kidney Injury After Major Surgery: Study Design is Important by Fu-Shan Xue, MD

Should We Evaluate Liver Resection Difficulty by Separating Laparoscopic From Open Approaches? by Yoshikuni Kawaguchi, MD, PhD

Letter in Reply All-in-one Complexity Classifi cations for Predicting the Diffi culty of Liver Resection by Jai Young Cho, MD, PhD, FACS

Gender Fair Language Matters? by Emanuele Felli, MD

Reply to: “Gender Fair Language Matters?” by Chelsea Anne Harris, MD

A Succinct Critical Appraisal of Indications to Transanal TME by Roberto Bergamaschi, MD, PhD, FRCS, FASCRS, FACS

Reply to “ A Succinct Critical Appraisal of Indications to Transanal TME ” by Roel Hompes, MD

Predictors of Resectability and Survival in Patients With Borderline and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer who Underwent Neoadjuvant Treatment With FOLFIRINOX by Fu-yu Li, PhD

Biomaterials in Abdominal Wall Surgery: Change Your Mind!: Erratum by Megan Bollinger, BA, MPS

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