Association Between Appendectomy Outcomes and Surgeons’ Seniority

Association Between Appendectomy Outcomes and Surgeons’ Seniority Letters Table 2. Risk-Adjusted Multivariate Logistic Regression Models for Outcomes Following Abdominoplasty Based on Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease Status CTD (vs No CTD) Outcomes AOR (95% CI) P Value AUC (95% CI) Wound complication 0.70 (0.46-1.09) .11 0.69 (0.67-0.72) Venous thromboembolism 2.12 (1.11-4.05) .02 0.74 (0.68-0.80) Medical complications 0.98 (0.71-1.35) .90 0.75 (0.74-0.77) Blood transfusion 1.75 (1.32-2.31) <.001 0.70 (0.68-0.73) Abbreviations: AOR, adjusted odds ratio; AUC, area under the curve; (white, black, Hispanic, other), insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, private, CTD, connective tissue disease. uninsured, and/or other), and medical comorbidities (congestive heart failure, a chronic lung disease, hypertension, obesity, liver disease, renal failure, Each row represents a multivariable logistic regression model with CTD status peripheral artery disease, and diabetes mellitus). as the main predictor variable. Models also include age (years), sex, race studies should focus on further evaluating these relation- COMMENT & RESPONSE ships in order establish evidence-based recommendations. Association Between Appendectomy Outcomes Gustavo A. Rubio, MD and Surgeons’ Seniority To the Editor We read with great interest the article by Siam et al. Leela S. Mundra, BA This study showed no significant difference in postoperative out- Seth R. Thaller, MD, DMD comes after appendectomy between senior general surgeons Author Affiliations: http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Surgery American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2017 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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2168-6254
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10.1001/jamasurg.2017.4004
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Letters Table 2. Risk-Adjusted Multivariate Logistic Regression Models for Outcomes Following Abdominoplasty Based on Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease Status CTD (vs No CTD) Outcomes AOR (95% CI) P Value AUC (95% CI) Wound complication 0.70 (0.46-1.09) .11 0.69 (0.67-0.72) Venous thromboembolism 2.12 (1.11-4.05) .02 0.74 (0.68-0.80) Medical complications 0.98 (0.71-1.35) .90 0.75 (0.74-0.77) Blood transfusion 1.75 (1.32-2.31) <.001 0.70 (0.68-0.73) Abbreviations: AOR, adjusted odds ratio; AUC, area under the curve; (white, black, Hispanic, other), insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, private, CTD, connective tissue disease. uninsured, and/or other), and medical comorbidities (congestive heart failure, a chronic lung disease, hypertension, obesity, liver disease, renal failure, Each row represents a multivariable logistic regression model with CTD status peripheral artery disease, and diabetes mellitus). as the main predictor variable. Models also include age (years), sex, race studies should focus on further evaluating these relation- COMMENT & RESPONSE ships in order establish evidence-based recommendations. Association Between Appendectomy Outcomes Gustavo A. Rubio, MD and Surgeons’ Seniority To the Editor We read with great interest the article by Siam et al. Leela S. Mundra, BA This study showed no significant difference in postoperative out- Seth R. Thaller, MD, DMD comes after appendectomy between senior general surgeons Author Affiliations:

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JAMA SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 25, 2018

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