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Volume 20 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.

JOGS VOLUME 20, ISSUE 12 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Original Articles

Mucosal Perforation During Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy Has No Influence on Final Treatment Outcome
Renato Salvador, Lorenzo Spadotto, Giovanni Capovilla, Guerrino Voltarel, Elisa Pesenti, Cristina Longo, Francesco Cavallin, Loredana Nicoletti, Alberto Ruol, Michele Valmasoni, Stefano Merigliano & Mario Costantini

Effect of Resected Gastric Volume on Ghrelin and GLP-1 Plasma Levels: a Prospective Study
Federico Sista, Valentina Abruzzese, Marco Clementi, Sergio Carandina & Gianfranco Amicucci

The Clinical Utility of Over-the-Scope Clip for the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Defects
Ido Mizrahi, Rana Eltawil, Nadav Haim, Sami A. Chadi, Bo Shen, Tolga Erim, Giovanna DaSilva & Steven D. Wexner

Prophylactic Total Gastrectomy: a Prospective Cohort Study of Long-Term Impact on Quality of Life
Jennifer Muir, Melyssa Aronson, Mary-Jane Esplen, Aaron Pollett & Carol J. Swallow

Preoperative High Dose of Methylprednisolone Improves Early Postoperative Pulmonary Function, in Super-Obese Patients Undergoing Open Surgery; a Prospective, Comparative Study
George Skroubis, George Theofanis, Charalampos Spyropoulos, Anastasia Zotou, Petros Constantinopoulos, Fotis Kalfarentzos & Theodore Alexandrides

Prognostic Value of Lymph Node Status and Extent of Lymphadenectomy in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Confined To and Extending Beyond the Pancreas
Claudius Conrad, Onur C. Kutlu, Arvind Dasari, Jennifer A Chan, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, David B. Adams, Michael Kim, Jason B. Fleming, Matthew H. G. Katz & Jeffrey E. Lee

Preoperative Chemoradiation for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Does Not Increase 90-Day Postoperative Morbidity or Mortality
Jason W. Denbo, Morgan L. Bruno, Jordan M. Cloyd, Laura Prakash, Jeffrey E. Lee, Michael Kim, Christopher H. Crane, Eugene J. Koay, Sunil Krishnan, Prajnan Das, Bruce D. Minsky, Gauri Varadhachary, Rachna Shroff, Robert Wolff, Milind Javle, Michael J. Overman, David Fogelman, Thomas A. Aloia, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Jason B. Fleming & Matthew H. G. Katz

Patient Adherence and Experience with Extended Use of Prophylactic Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin Following Pancreas and Liver Resection
Madeline Lemke, Kaitlyn Beyfuss, Julie Hallet, Natalie G. Coburn, Calvin H. L. Law & Paul J. Karanicolas

How Does Cholecystectomy Influence Recurrence of Idiopathic Acute Pancreatitis?
Claire L. Stevens, Saleh M. Abbas & David A. K. Watters

Transarterial Chemoembolization for the Treatment of Advanced-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Yan Zhao, Rafael Duran, Julius Chapiro, Jae Ho Sohn, Sonia Sahu, Florian Fleckenstein, Susanne Smolka, Timothy M. Pawlik, Rüdiger Schernthaner, Li Zhao, Howard Lee, Shuixiang He, MingDe Lin & Jean-François Geschwind

Impact of Delta Hemoglobin on Provider Transfusion Practices and Post-operative Morbidity Among Patients Undergoing Liver and Pancreatic Surgery
Gaya Spolverato, Fabio Bagante, Matthew Weiss, Jin He, Christopher L. Wolfgang, Fabian Johnston, Martin A. Makary, Will Yang, Steven M. Frank & Timothy M. Pawlik

Surgical Outcomes for the Ruptured Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Multicenter Analysis with a Case-Controlled Study
Shogo Tanaka, Masaki Kaibori, Masaki Ueno, Hiroshi Wada, Fumitoshi Hirokawa, Takuya Nakai, Hiroya Iida, Hidetoshi Eguchi, Michihiro Hayashi & Shoji Kubo

Emerging Trends in the Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Anastomotic Leakage
Sami A. Chadi, Abe Fingerhut, Mariana Berho, Steven R. DeMeester, James W. Fleshman, Neil H. Hyman, David A. Margolin, Joseph E. Martz, Elisabeth C. McLemore, Daniela Molena, Martin I. Newman, Janice F. Rafferty, Bashar Safar, Anthony J. Senagore, Oded Zmora & Steven D. Wexner

Externalized Stents for Pancreatoduodenectomy Provide Value Only in High-Risk Scenarios
Matthew T. McMillan, Brett L. Ecker, Stephen W. Behrman, Mark P. Callery, John D. Christein, Jeffrey A. Drebin, Douglas L. Fraker, Tara S. Kent, Major K. Lee, Robert E. Roses, Michael H. Sprys & Charles M. Vollmer

Elevated Serum Carcinoembryonic Antigen Is Associated with a Worse Survival Outcome of Patients After Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: a Propensity Score Matching Analysis
Jianwei Liu, Yong Xia, Lehua Shi, Xifeng Li, Lu Wu & Zhenlin Yan

Expression of VEGF-D, SMAD4, and SMAD7 and Their Relationship with Lymphangiogenesis and Prognosis in Colon Cancer
Fei Su, Xuemei Li, Kai You, Mingwei Chen, Jianbing Xiao, Yafang Zhang, Jing Ma & Baoquan Liu

Randomized Comparison of Subcuticular Sutures Versus Staples for Skin Closure After Open Abdominal Surgery: a Multicenter Open-Label Randomized Controlled Trial
Kazuhiro Imamura, Kensuke Adachi, Ritsuko Sasaki, Satoko Monma, Sadaaki Shioiri, Yasuji Seyama, Masaru Miura, Yoshihiko Morikawa & Tetsuji Kaneko

How I do it

Laparoendoscopic Single-Site (LESS) Nissen Fundoplication: How We Do It
Alexander S. Rosemurgy, Darrell Downs, Forat Swaid & Sharona B. Ross

GI Images

Cystic Lymphangioma of the Pancreas: a Rare Entity
Oscar Santes & Carlos Chan

Perineal Rectosigmoidectomy (Altemeier Procedure) as Treatment of Strangulated Rectal Prolapse
Ricardo Baldonedo Cernuda, Janet Pagnozzi Ángel, Nuria Truan Fernández, José Herminio Sánchez-Farpón & Jose Antonio Álvarez Pérez

Intrapancreatic Accessory Spleen Mimicking Pancreatic neoplasm
Frederik H. W. Jonker & Bas Groot Koerkamp

Multimedia Article

Robotic-Assisted Transanal Repair of a Rectovaginal Fistula
Melinda E. Stack & Konstantin Umanskiy

Letters to the Editor

Hepatic Hemodynamic Changes After Liver Resection: a Reflection of the Complex Relationship Between Portal Vein Flow, Hepatic Artery Flow and Portal Pressure
Kayvan Mohkam, Benjamin Darnis & Jean-Yves Mabrut

Reply: Hepatic Hemodynamic Changes Following Stepwise Liver Resection (Golriz et al. J Gastrointest Surg (2016) 20:587-594)
Mohammad Golriz, Ali Majlesara, Elias Khajeh & Arianeb Mehrabi

SSAT JOGS Online CME ProgramArticle that is part of the SSAT JOGS Online CME Program. The SSAT JOGS Online CME Program offers CME credit with self-assessment (1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per completed article). This program is a benefit for SSAT Members who can gain access to JOGS and the CME program through the SSAT Members Only Area.



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