December 2013 - Volume 217 - Issue 6 : Journal of the American College of Surgeons

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December 2013 - Volume 217 - Issue 6
pp: 969-1162,e45-e55

Quality Check of a Quality Measure: Surgical Wound Classification Discrepancies Impact Risk-Stratified Surgical Site Infection Rates in Pediatric Appendicitis

Levy, Shauna M.; Holzmann-Pazgal, Galit; Lally, Kevin P.; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):969-973, December 2013.

Development and Validation of a Risk-Stratification Score for Surgical Site Occurrence and Surgical Site Infection after Open Ventral Hernia Repair

Berger, Rachel L.; Li, Linda T.; Hicks, Stephanie C.; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):974-982, December 2013.

Risk Analysis of Early Implant Loss after Immediate Breast Reconstruction: A Review of 14,585 Patients

Fischer, John P.; Wes, Ari M.; Tuggle, Charles T. III; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):983-990, December 2013.

Outcomes of Synthetic Mesh in Contaminated Ventral Hernia Repairs

Carbonell, Alfredo M.; Criss, Cory N.; Cobb, William S.; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):991-998, December 2013.

Primary Fascial Closure with Mesh Reinforcement Is Superior to Bridged Mesh Repair for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Booth, Justin H.; Garvey, Patrick B.; Baumann, Donald P.; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):999-1009, December 2013.

Prehospital Trauma Life Support Training of Ambulance Caregivers and the Outcomes of Traffic-Injury Victims in Sweden

Blomberg, Hans; Svennblad, Bodil; Michaelsson, Karl; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1010-1019e2, December 2013.

Does Aptitude Influence the Rate at which Proficiency Is Achieved for Laparoscopic Appendectomy?

Buckley, Christina E.; Kavanagh, Dara O.; Gallagher, Tom K.; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1020-1027, December 2013.

Systematic Use of an Intraoperative Air Leak Test at the Time of Major Liver Resection Reduces the Rate of Postoperative Biliary Complications

Zimmitti, Giuseppe; Vauthey, Jean-Nicolas; Shindoh, Junichi; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1028-1037, December 2013.

Safety of Outpatient Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in the Elderly: Analysis of 15,248 Patients Using the NSQIP Database

Rao, Ajit; Polanco, Antonio; Qiu, Sujing; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1038-1043, December 2013.

Does Antiplatelet Therapy Affect Outcomes of Patients Receiving Abdominal Laparoscopic Surgery? Lessons from more than 1,000 Laparoscopic Operations in a Single Tertiary Referral Hospital

Fujikawa, Takahisa; Tanaka, Akira; Abe, Toshihiro; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1044-1053, December 2013.

Determination of Clonal Origin of Recurrent Hepatocellular Carcinoma for Personalized Therapy and Outcomes Evaluation: A New Strategy for Hepatic Surgery

Wang, Bin; Xia, Chun-Yan; Lau, Wan-Yee; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1054-1062, December 2013.

Short-Term Outcomes for Robotic Colorectal Surgery by Provider Volume

Keller, Deborah S.; Hashemi, Lobat; Lu, Minyi; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1063-1069e1, December 2013.

Hospital Readmissions after Colectomy: A Population-Based Study

Krell, Robert W.; Girotti, Micah E.; Fritze, Danielle; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1070-1079, December 2013.

Multicenter Study of Pectus Excavatum, Final Report: Complications, Static/Exercise Pulmonary Function, and Anatomic Outcomes

Kelly, Robert E. Jr.; Mellins, Robert B.; Shamberger, Robert C.; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1080-1089, December 2013.

Nodal Status, Number of Lymph Nodes Examined, and Lymph Node Ratio: What Defines Prognosis after Resection of Colon Adenocarcinoma?

Gleisner, Ana L.; Mogal, Harveshp; Dodson, Rebecca; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1090-1100, December 2013.

Pancreas and Liver Resection in Jehovah's Witness Patients: Feasible and Safe

Konstantinidis, Ioannis T.; Allen, Peter J.; D'Angelica, Michael I.; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1101-1107, December 2013.

Experience with an Enteral-Based Nutritional Support Regimen in Critically Ill Trauma Patients

Chung, Christina K.; Whitney, Ryan; Thompson, Callie M.; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1108-1117, December 2013.

Patient Factors Associated with Undergoing Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding vs Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Weight Loss

Apovian, Caroline M.; Huskey, Karen W.; Chiodi, Sarah; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1118-1125, December 2013.

Quality In-Training Initiative—A Solution to the Need for Education in Quality Improvement: Results from a Survey of Program Directors

Kelz, Rachel R.; Sellers, Morgan M.; Reinke, Caroline E.; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1126-1132e5, December 2013.

The General Surgery Job Market: Analysis of Current Demand for General Surgeons and Their Specialized Skills

Decker, Marquita R.; Bronson, Nathan W.; Greenberg, Caprice C.; More

Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217(6):1133-1139, December 2013.







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