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Volume 18 Issue 12 of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery is now available online. SSAT members in good standing are just two steps away from accessing their JOGS subscriptions and reading both Online First articles and those in print publication: 1) Log into the Members Only Area, then 2) click on the JOGS cover.


Original Articles

Workforce Shortage for General Surgeons: Results from the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Track (SSAT) Surgeon Shortage Survey
KMarie Reid-Lombardo , Charity Celeste Glass , Stuart G. Marcus , Juliette Liesinger & Daniel B. Jones

Re-examining the BMI Threshold for Bariatric Surgery in the USA
Rashikh A. Choudhury , K. M. Murayama , C. J. Neylan , G. Savulionyte , H. A. Glick , N. N. Williams , D. T. Dempsey & K. R. Dumon

A New pN Staging System Based on Both the Number and Anatomic Location of Metastatic Lymph Nodes in Gastric Cancer
Chen Jianhui , Chen Chuangqi , He Yulong , Wu KaiMing , Wu Hui & Cai Shirong

Quality of Life in Bile Duct Injury: 1-, 5-, and 10-year Outcomes After Surgical Repair
Ismael Dominguez-Rosado , Miguel Angel Mercado , Christopher Kauffman , Fernando Ramirez-del Val , Alejandro Elnecavé-Olaiz & Daniel Zamora-Valdés

Preoperative Bile Replacement Improves Immune Function for Jaundiced Patients Treated with External Biliary Drainage
Yuko Yoshida , Tetsuo Ajiki , Kimihiko Ueno , Kenta Shinozaki , Sae Murakami , Taro Okazaki , Taku Matsumoto , Ippei Matsumoto , Takumi Fukumoto , Makoto Usami & Yonson Ku

Hospital Volume and Patient Outcomes in Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery: Is Assessing Differences in Mortality Enough?
Eric B. Schneider , Aslam Ejaz , Gaya Spolverato , Kenzo Hirose , Martin A. Makary , Christopher L. Wolfgang , Nita Ahuja , Matthew Weiss & Timothy M. Pawlik

Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Inpatient Analysis: Does the End Justify the Means?
Jan P. Kami?ski , Kenneth W. Bueltmann & Marek Rudnicki

A Nomogram to Predict Disease-Free Survival After Surgical Resection of GIST
Danielle A. Bischof , Yuhree Kim , Ramy Behman , Paul J. Karanicolas , Fayez A. Quereshy , Dan G. Blazer , Shishir K. Maithel , T. Clark Gamblin , Todd W. Bauer & Timothy M. Pawlik

MRI with Gadoxetate Disodium for Colorectal Liver Metastasis: Is It the New “Imaging Modality of Choice”?
Shirali Patel , Susannah Cheek , Houssam Osman & D. Rohan Jeyarajah

Management of Lymph Nodes During Resection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A Systematic Review
Neda Amini , Aslam Ejaz , Gaya Spolverato , Shishir K. Maithel , Yuhree Kim & Timothy M. Pawlik

A Prospective Clinical Study Evaluating the Development of Bowel Wall Edema During Laparoscopic and Open Visceral Surgery
Goran Marjanovic , Jasmina Kuvendziska , Philipp Anton Holzner , Torben Glatz , Olivia Sick , Gabriel Seifert , Birte Kulemann , Simon Küsters , Jodok Fink , Sylvia Timme , Ulrich Theodor Hopt , Ulrich Wellner , Tobias Keck & Wojciech Konrad Karcz

Effects of Intravenous Versus Epidural Lidocaine Infusion on Pain Intensity and Bowel Function After Major Large Bowel Surgery: a Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Chryssoula Staikou , Alexandra Avramidou , Georgios D. Ayiomamitis , Spyros Vrakas & Eriphili Argyra

Obesity, Regardless of Comorbidity, Influences Outcomes After Colorectal Surgery—Time to Rethink the Pay-for-Performance Metrics?
Iyare O. Esemuede , Alice C A Murray , Steven A. Lee-Kong , Daniel L. Feingold & Ravi P. Kiran

A Nationwide Analysis of Postoperative Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Zhobin Moghadamyeghaneh , Mark H. Hanna , Joseph C. Carmichael , Ninh T. Nguyen & Michael J. Stamos

Preoperative Dehydration Increases Risk of Postoperative Acute Renal Failure in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Zhobin Moghadamyeghaneh , Michael J. Phelan , Joseph C. Carmichael , Steven D. Mills , Alessio Pigazzi , Ninh T. Nguyen & Michael J. Stamos

Outcomes in Patients with Obstructive Jaundice from Metastatic Colorectal Cancer and Implications for Management
Shawnn D. Nichols , Scott Albert , Lawrence Shirley , Carl Schmidt , Sherif Abdel-Misih , Samer El-Dika , J. Royce Groce , Christina Wu , Richard M. Goldberg , Tanios Bekaii-Saab & Mark Bloomston

Morbidity of Loop Ileostomy Closure after Restorative Proctocolectomy for Ulcerative Colitis and Familial Adenomatous Polyposis: a Systematic Review
Rudolf Mennigen , Wiebke Sewald , Norbert Senninger & Emile Rijcken

How I do it

Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy as the Gold Standard for Treatment of Achalasia
Peter Nau & David Rattner

Review Articles

A Pedunculated Giant Esophageal Liposarcoma: a Case Report and Literature Review
A. Dowli , A. Mattar , H. Mashimo , Q. Huang , D. Cohen , P. M. Fisichella & A. Lebenthal

Single-Incision versus Conventional Multiport Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery—Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis
Sheraz R. Markar , Tom Wiggins , Marta Penna & Paraskevas Paraskeva

GI Images

Is Routine Biopsy of Suspicious Liver Lesions Recommended?
John B. Conneely , J. Robert Beecroft & Steven Gallinger

Gastrocolic Fistula: A Rare Sequela of Colonic Adenocarcinoma
Samuel Harkin & Sivakumar Gananadha

Letter to the Editor

Lesions Originating within the Retrorectal Space
A. Merchea & E. J. Dozois

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