Annals of Surgery

Christina Lenschow, Sina Schrägle, Stefan Kircher, Kerstin Lorenz, Andreas Machens, Henning Dralle, Philipp Riss, Christian Scheuba, Andreas Pfestroff, Christine Spitzweg, Andreas Zielke, Anna Nießen, Cornelia Dotzenrath, Burkhard Riemann, Marcus Quinkler, Christian Vorländer, Alexandra Zahn, Friedhelm Raue, Costanza Chiapponi, Karl Alexander Iwen, Thomas Steinmüller, Matthias Kroiss, Nicolas Schlegel
OBJECTIVE: In this retrospective cohort study, we describe the clinical presentation and workup of parathyroid carcinoma (PC) and determine its clinical prognostic parameters. Primary outcome was recurrence free survival. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: PC is an orphan malignancy for which diagnostic workup and treatment is not established. METHODS: Eighty-three patients were diagnosed with PC between 1986 and 2018. Disease-specific and recurrence-free survivals were estimated with the Kaplan-Meier method...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Justin B Dimick
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July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Juliet Emamaullee, Tiffany Lian, Stacy Moroz, Brian Zuckerbraun, Jeffrey Matthews, Ankush Gosain
BACKGROUND: Since 2005, the American College of Surgeons has administered the Jacobson Promising Investigator Award (JPIA), which recognizes surgeon-scientists at the "tipping point" of their research careers. OBJECTIVE: We retrospectively reviewed JPIA applicants to identify factors associated with selection for the award and future research success. METHODS: Profiles were reviewed for all applicants between 2008 and 2018, at the time of application and as of 2019...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Oliver Strobel, Philipp Lorenz, Ulf Hinz, Matthias Gaida, Anna-Katharina König, Thomas Hank, Willem Niesen, Jörg Kaiser, Mohammed Al-Saeedi, Frank Bergmann, Christoph Springfeld, Christoph Berchtold, Markus K Diener, Martin Schneider, Arianeb Mehrabi, Beat P Müller-Stich, Thilo Hackert, Dirk Jäger, Markus W Büchler
OBJECTIVE: To determine actual five-year survival (5YS) rates associated with a strategy of upfront surgery and adjuvant therapy in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). BACKGROUND: The rate of actual 5YS in PDAC remains controversial. Available data is restricted to cohorts acquired over several decades and series of resection after patient selection by neoadjuvant therapy. METHODS: All patients undergoing upfront resection for resectable and borderline-resectable PDAC from 10/2001 to 12/2011 were identified from a prospective database...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Thomas K Maatman, Megan E Nicolas, Alexandra M Roch, Kyle A Lewellen, Hayder H Al-Azzawi, Eugene P Ceppa, Michael G House, Attila Nakeeb, Christian M Schmidt, Nicholas J Zyromski
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of colon involvement in patients with necrotizing pancreatitis. SUMMARY/BACKGROUND DATA: Necrotizing pancreatitis is characterized by a profound inflammatory response with local and systemic implications. Mesocolic involvement can compromise colonic blood supply leading to ischemic complications; however, few data exist regarding this problem. We hypothesized that the development of colon involvement in necrotizing pancreatitis (NP) negatively affects morbidity and mortality...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Vignesh Raman, Oliver K Jawitz, Norma E Farrow, Soraya L Voigt, Kristen E Rhodin, Chi-Fu J Yang, Megan C Turner, Thomas A D'Amico, David H Harpole, Betty C Tong
BACKGROUND: We hypothesized that the ratio of positive lymph nodes to total assessed lymph nodes (LNR) is an indicator of cancer burden in esophageal adenocarcinoma and may identify patients who may most benefit from AC. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to discern whether there is a threshold LNR above which AC is associated with a survival benefit in this population. METHODS: The 2004-2015 National Cancer Database was queried for patients who underwent upfront, complete resection of pT1-4N1-3M0 esophageal adenocarcinoma...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Paris D Butler, Carla M Pugh, Elana Meer, Lanair A Lett, Estifanos D Tilahun, Hilary A Sanfey, Cherisse Berry, Steven C Stain, Ronald P DeMatteo, Selwyn M Vickers, L D Britt, Colin A Martin
OBJECTIVE: To comprehensively assess the level of achievement and demographics of national surgical society presidents. BACKGROUND: Data on the accomplishments needed to rise to positions of national surgical leadership is scarce and merit alone does not always yield such opportunities. Recognizing the shortcomings of sex and ethnic diversity within academic surgical leadership, the American College of Surgeon (ACS), American Surgical Association (ASA), Association of Women Surgeons (AWS), and the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) partnered to address these challenges by performing a comprehensive assessment of their presidents over the last 16 years...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Hassan ElHawary, Ali Salimi, Mirko S Gilardino
OBJECTIVE: This study examines and contrasts the effect of risk disclosure on risk acceptance and perceived changes in quality of life (QoL) among individuals with and without facial disfigurement. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Psychological distress has been previously shown to alter patients' perception of certain treatments. Due to the grave risks and complications of FT, it is important to understand whether the psychological trauma associated with facial disfigurement alters their perception of FT and its associated risks...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Dimitrios Chytas, Efstathios Chronopoulos, Marios Salmas, Vasileios S Nikolaou, Maria-Kyriaki Kaseta, George C Babis
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July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Sanford E Roberts
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July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Hauke Lang, Michael Kloth, Markus Moehler, Wilfried Roth, Janine Baumgart
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July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Sophia K McKinley, Zhi Ven Fong, Brooks Udelsman, Charles G Rickert
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July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Kerry M Lindquist, C Ann Vitous, Lesly A Dossett, Reshma Jagsi, Dana A Telem
OBJECTIVE: We sought to gain a comprehensive understanding of the current methods for conflict resolution and the ways in which women surgeons would prefer workplace conflicts to be adjudicated. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Interprofessional workplace conflicts are poorly studied, particularly for women in surgery. These conflicts may negatively impact surgical team dynamic and be detrimental to patient safety. Moreover, workplace conflicts and their management are a proposed driver of decreased professional satisfaction and achievement...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Nicole A Bilbro, Allison Hirst, Arsenio Paez, Baptiste Vasey, Maria Pufulete, Art Sedrakyan, Peter McCulloch
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to define reporting standards for IDEAL format studies. BACKGROUND: The IDEAL Framework and Recommendations establish an integrated pathway for evaluation of new surgical techniques and complex therapeutic technologies. However guidance on implementation has been incomplete, and incorrect use is commonly seen. We describe the consensus development of reporting guidelines for the IDEAL stages, and plans for their dissemination and evaluation...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Vincent Maurice Meyer, Stan Benjamens, Mostafa El Moumni, J F M Lange, Robert Pol
OBJECTIVE: Identify key demographic factors and modes of follow-up in surgical survey response. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Surveys are widely used in surgery to assess patient and procedural outcomes, but response rates vary widely which compromises study quality. Currently there is no consensus as to what the average response rate is and which factors are associated with higher response rates. METHODS: The National Library of Medicine (MEDLINE/PubMed) was systematically searched from Januray 1, 2007 until February 1, 2020 using the following strategy: (((questionnaire) OR survey) AND "response rate") AND (surgery OR surgical)...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Susanne Roth, Promita Bose, Mohamed S S Alhamdani, Shakhawan A Mustafa, Christine Tjaden, Katharina Zamzow, Ulf Hinz, Christoph W Michalski, John P Neoptolemos, Jörg D Hoheisel, Markus W Büchler, Thilo Hackert
OBJECTIVE: To propose a noninvasive diagnostic approach, which allows reliable distinction between low- and high-risk pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs). BACKGROUND: IPMNs are identifiable precursor lesions of pancreatic cancer, of which surgical resection is warranted prior to the development of invasive carcinoma, but low-grade IPMNs should not be unnecessarily resected. However, diagnostic tools that preoperatively enable accurate risk stratification of IPMNs are missing...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Avery B Nathens
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July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Thomas Hank, Marta Sandini, Cristina R Ferrone, David P Ryan, Mari Mino-Kenudson, Motaz Qadan, Jennifer Y Wo, Ulla Klaiber, Colin D Weekes, Maximilian Weniger, Ulf Hinz, Jon M Harrison, Max Heckler, Andrew L Warshaw, Theodore S Hong, Thilo Hackert, Jeffrey W Clark, Markus W Büchler, Keith D Lillemoe, Oliver Strobel, Carlos Fernández-Del Castillo
OBJECTIVE: To build a prognostic score for patients with primary chemotherapy undergoing surgery for pancreatic cancer based on pathological parameters and preoperative Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) levels. BACKGROUND: Prognostic stratification after primary chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer is challenging and prediction models, such as the AJCC staging system, lack validation in the setting of preoperative chemotherapy. METHODS: Patients with primary chemotherapy resected at the Massachusetts General Hospital between 2007 and 2017 were analyzed...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
Lucas E Matthyssens, Jed G Nuchtern, Cees P Van De Ven, Hany O S Gabra, Kristin Bjornland, Sabine Irtan, Jakob Stenman, Luca Pio, Kate M Cross, Stefano Avanzini, Alessandro Inserra, Javier Gomez Chacon, Patrizia Dall'igna, Dietrich Von Schweinitz, Keith Holmes, Jorg Fuchs, Roly Squire, Dominique Valteau-Couanet, Julie R Park, Angelika Eggert, Paul D Losty, Michael P La Quaglia, Sabine Sarnacki
OBJECTIVE: To create the first structured surgical report form for NBL with international consensus, to permit standardized documentation of all NBL-related surgical procedures and their outcomes. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: NBL, the most common extracranial solid malignant tumor in children, covers a wide spectrum of tumors with significant differences in anatomical localization, organ or vessel involvement, and tumor biology. Complete surgical resection of the primary tumor is an important part of NBL treatment, but maybe hazardous, prone to complications and its role in high-risk disease remains debated...
July 7, 2020: Annals of Surgery
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