British Journal of Surgery

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April 2000

Volume 87, Issue 4

Pages 385–526

  1. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Occult insulinoma (pages 385–387)

      J. P. Dolan and J. A. Norton

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01387.x

  2. Surgical Publishing

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Generating an idea: will it be publishable? (pages 388–389)

      Dr M. G. Sarr

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01434.x

  3. COPE

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Committee on publication ethics (page 390)

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01450.x

  4. Clinical Dilemmas

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. An unexpectedly normal-looking adrenal gland (pages 391–392)

      J.-F. Henry

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01440.x

  5. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Non-operative treatment of abdominal gunshot injuries (pages 393–397)

      Professor R. Saadia and E. Degiannis

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01414.x

    2. Smoking and disease recurrence after operation for Crohn's disease (pages 398–404)

      Dr T. Yamamoto and M. R. B. Keighley

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01443.x

    3. Prognostic significance of oestrogen receptor β in breast cancer (pages 405–409)

      Dr V. Speirs and M. J. Kerin

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01402.x

  6. Randomized Clinical Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Randomized clinical trial of haemorrhoidectomy under a mixture of local anaesthesia versus general anaesthesia (pages 410–413)

      K. S. Ho, Dr K. W. Eu, S. M. Heah, F. Seow-Choen and Y. W. Chan

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01411.x

  7. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Surgical management of polypoid lesions of the gallbladder (pages 414–417)

      K. S. Mainprize, S. W. T. Gould and J. M. Gilbert

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01363.x

    2. Regional and para-aortic lymphadenectomy in radical surgery for advanced gallbladder carcinoma (pages 418–422)

      S. Kondo, Dr Y. Nimura, N. Hayakawa, J. Kamiya, M. Nagino and K. Uesaka

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01384.x

    3. Pancreaticojejunostomy versus pancreaticogastrostomy in reconstruction following pancreaticoduodenectomy (pages 423–427)

      Dr S. Takano, Y. Ito, Y. Watanabe, T. Yokoyama, N. Kubota and S. Iwai

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01395.x

    4. Changes in pancreatic resection for chronic pancreatitis over 28 years in a single institution (pages 428–433)

      Dr M. Falconi, A. Valerio, E. Caldiron, R. Salvia, N. Sartori, G. Talamini, C. Bassi and P. Pederzoli

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01391.x

    5. Functional and morphological changes in the pancreatic remnant following pancreaticoduodenectomy with pancreaticogastric anastomosis (pages 434–438)

      E. Lemaire, D. O'Toole, A. Sauvanet, P. Hammel, J. Belghiti and Professor P. Ruszniewski

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01388.x

    6. Bacterial translocation in patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (pages 439–442)

      N. P. Woodcock, V. Sudheer, N. El-Barghouti, E. P. Perry and J. MacFie

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01417.x

    7. Comparison of cognitive function and quality of life after endovascular or conventional aortic aneurysm repair (pages 443–447)

      Dr A. J. Lloyd, J. Boyle, P. R. F. Bell and M. M. Thompson

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01428.x

    8. Aminoguanidine attenuates endotoxin-induced mesenteric vascular hyporeactivity (pages 448–453)

      B. Kavuklu, A. B. Iskit, Dr M. O. Guc, M. Ilhan and I. Sayek

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01376.x

    9. Arterial intervention and reduction in amputation for chronic critical leg ischaemia (pages 454–458)

      Dr M. Luther, I. Kantonen, M. Lepäntalo, J.-P. Salenius and K. Ylönen

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01354.x

    10. Near-infrared spectroscopy grades the severity of intermittent claudication in diabetics more accurately than ankle pressure measurement (pages 459–466)

      Dr T. Komiyama, H. Shigematsu, H. Yasuhara and T. Muto

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01381.x

    11. Morbidity and mortality of inadvertent enterotomy during adhesiotomy (pages 467–471)

      A. A. van der Krabben, F. R. Dijkstra, M. Nieuwenhuijzen, M. M. P. J. Reijnen, M. Schaapveld and Dr H. van Goor

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01394.x

    12. Audit of time to emergency trauma laparotomy (pages 472–476)

      Dr K. I. M. Henderson, T. J. Coats, T. B. Hassan and K. Brohi

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01392.x

    13. Belching and bloating: facts and fantasy after antireflux surgery (pages 477–481)

      S. Tew, R. Ackroyd, Professor G. G. Jamieson and R. H. Holloway

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01413.x

  8. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Laparoscopic needle catheter jejunostomy (pages 482–483)

      Dr N. T. Nguyen, P. R. Schauer, B. M. Wolfe, H. S. Ho and J. D. Luketich

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01415.x

  9. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Reliability of sentinel lymph node biopsy for staging melanoma (pages 484–489)

      L. Jansen, Dr O. E. Nieweg, J. L. Peterse, C. A. Hoefnagel, R. A. Valdés Olmos and B. B. R. Kroon

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01362.x

  10. VSSGBI Abstracts

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Infrainguinal bypass grafting for critical ischaemia in the hands of trainees (page 490)

      L. Papp, S. M. Evans, J. Kelman, R. T. A. Chalmers, J. A. Murie and A. W. Bradbury

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420.x

    2. Lower extremity arterial injury: results of 550 cases and review of risk factors associated with limb loss (page 490)

      H. Hafez, J. Woolgar and J. Robbs

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-2.x

    3. Exercise in claudicants is associated with systemic fibrinolysis (pages 490–491)

      S. M. Evans, P. C. Haggart, C. A. Ludlam and A. W. Bradbury

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-3.x

    4. Prevalence and treatment of hypercholesterolaemia in patients with peripheral vascular disease (page 491)

      S. M. Evans, P. Twomey, P. C. Haggart, R. Mackenzie, S. Walker and A. W. Bradbury

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-4.x

    5. Prosthetic femoropopliteal bypass: randomized comparison of polytetrafluoroethylene and heparin-bonded Dacron (page 491)

      C. Devine and C. N. McCollum

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-5.x

    6. Staged in situ bypass (page 492)

      T. A. Ojimba, A. W. Garnham, Y. Samman and M. H. Simms

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-6.x

    7. Endoluminal repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm causes more perioperative renal dysfunction than open repair (page 492)

      M. P. Jenkins, M. Onwudike, R. Singh, J. Bomanji and M. Adiseshiah

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-7.x

    8. Thoracic aortic stent grafts (pages 492–493)

      P. R. Taylor, C. L. McGuinness and J. F. Reidy

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-8.x

    9. RETA: update on the short-term (30 day) and long-term (1 and 2 years) results of endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (page 493)

      S. M. Thomas, P. A. Gaines and J. D. Beard

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-9.x

    10. Differences in cognitive function and S100 production after carotid endarterectomy under local or general anaesthetic (page 493)

      T. A. J. Calvey, P. Bollom, J. Cruickshank, M. Waterman, A. I. D. Mavor, S. Homer-Vanniasinkam and M. J. Gough

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-10.x

    11. Role of the neutrophil in the development of sepsis following abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery (page 494)

      J. I. Spark, I. C. Chetter, R. C. Kester and D. J. A. Scott

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-11.x

    12. Effect of stockings on calf muscle oxygenation in patients with venous insufficiency (page 494)

      O. Agu, A. Seifalian, G. Hamilton and D. M. Baker

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-12.x

    13. Intraoperative change in baroreceptor function during carotid endarterectomy (pages 494–495)

      M. E. Gaunt, D. Sigaudo-Roussel, R. Panerai, D. H. Evans, N. L. London, A. R. Naylor and P. R. F. Bell

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-13.x

    14. Prospective comparison of recurrent venous ulceration after superficial surgery or compression bandaging (page 495)

      A. M. Bello, C. Wheatley, M. Scriven and N. J. M. London

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-14.x

    15. Carotid artery plaque morphology is related to time since last neurological event (pages 495–496)

      J. W. B. Senaratne, A. Handa, L. J. Hands, J. Collin, P. J. Morris and F. R. Green

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-15.x

    16. Mortality rate of elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair is lower in screened men (pages 496–497)

      C. D. Irvine, M. R. Whyman, K. R. Poskitt, B. P. Heather and J. J. Earnshaw

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-17.x

    17. Indications of infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae are associated with expansion of abdominal aortic aneurysm (page 497)

      R. A. P. Scott, H. Ashton and J. S. Lindholt

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-18.x

    18. Population screening reduces the total community mortality rate from aortic aneurysms (page 497)

      E. Shaw, K. Poskitt, J. Earnshaw, M. Whyman and B. Heather

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-19.x

    19. Prospective randomized multicentre double-blind placebo-controlled trial of the use of aprotonin in ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (page 498)

      J. Robinson, S. Nawaz, T. Whitbread and J. D. Beard

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-21.x

    20. Effect of propanolol on the expansion of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a randomized study (page 499)

      A. B. M. Wilmink, C. S. F. F. Hubbard, N. E. Day and C. R. G. Quick

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-23.x

    21. Influence of sex on the outcome of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (page 499)

      P. Norman

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-24.x

    22. Differential expansion rates of small abdominal aortic aneurysms between the apolipoprotein E genotypes (pages 499–500)

      J. S. Lindholt, L. U. Gerdes, S. Vammen, D. W. Henneberg and H. Fasting

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-25.x

    23. Patch angioplasty reduces morbidity and restenosis following carotid endarterectomy (page 500)

      S. A. Ray, S. J. Lockhart, R. Dourado, A. Irvine and K. G. Burnand

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-26.x

    24. Risk factors for aneurysm rupture: results from the UK small aneurysm study and trial (page 500)

      R. M. Greenhalgh, L. C. Brown and J. T. Powell

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-27.x

    25. Comparison of the effect of primary and recurrent varicose vein surgery on symptoms and quality of life (page 501)

      A. M. Paisley and A. W. Bradbury

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-28.x

    26. Risk factors for delayed healing and long-term recurrence in chronic venous leg ulcers (page 501)

      J. R. Barwell, M. Taylor, A. S. K. Ghauri, C. Bronder, L. Phillips, K. R. Poskitt and M. R. Whyman

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-29.x

    27. Relationship between lower limb symptoms and patterns of deep and superficial venous reflux on duplex ultrasonography (pages 501–502)

      A. W. Bradbury, C. J. Evans, P. L. Allan, A. J. Lee, C. V. Ruckley and F. G. R. Fowkes

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-30.x

    28. Lower limb ulceration: a detailed study of aetiology in 555 patients (page 502)

      J. Naik, A. M. Bello, J. M. Scriven, T. Hartshorne and N. J. M. London

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-31.x

    29. Surgery reduces long-term recurrence rate in chronic venous leg ulcers (pages 502–503)

      J. R. Barwell, M. Taylor, A. S. K. Ghauri, L. K. Phillips, M. R. Whyman and K. R. Poskitt

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-32.x

    30. Thromboembolic events after carotid endarterectomy are not prevented by aspirin, but are due to the platelet response to adenosine 5′-diphosphate (page 503)

      P. D. Hayes, H. Box, S. Tull, M. E. Gaunt, P. R. F. Bell, A. H. Goodall and A. R. Naylor

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-33.x

    31. Putting your heart into walking further (pages 503–504)

      S. Nawaz, C. H. Wilkinson, R. D. Walker, A. G. Pockley and R. F. M. Wood

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-34.x

    32. In major limb vessel trauma, reperfusion injury is increased by delayed venous reflow and prevented by antioxidant pretreatment (page 504)

      D. W. Harkin, A. A. B. Barros D'sa, M. Mirakhur, M. I. Halliday and T. G. Parks

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-35.x

    33. Protease expression in human aneurysmal and occlusive atherosclerotic aortas (pages 504–505)

      T. W. G. Carrell, A. Smith and K. G. Burnand

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-36.x

    34. Smoking, cadmium accumulation and aortic aneurysm (page 505)

      K. G. Jones, S. Abu-Hayyeh, M. Sian and J. T. Powell

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-37.x

    35. Decreased endothelin binding and receptor density in varicose veins (page 505)

      O. Agu, A. Atwal, M. Dashwood, G. Hamilton and D. M. Baker

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-38.x

    36. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in vascular patients (pages 505–506)

      A. Nasim, M. M. Thompson, A. R. Naylor, P. R. F. Bell and N. J. M. London

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-39.x

    37. Prospective, multicentre audit of complex vascular wound and graft infections: the impact of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (page 506)

      P. D. Hayes, S. Darke and A. R. Naylor

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-40.x

    38. Use of superficial femoral/popliteal veins for suprainguinal arterial reconstruction in the presence of infection (pages 506–507)

      C. P. Gibbons, C. J. Ferguson, K. Edwards and H. Y. Osman

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-41.x

    39. Larval debridement therapy: a cost-effective alternative to hydrogel in necrotic venous ulcers: a randomized trial (page 507)

      J. Wayman, A. Walker, A. Sowinski and M. A. Walker

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-42.x

    40. Randomized trial of rifampicin-bonded Dacron grafts for extra-anatomic vascular reconstruction: 2-year results (page 507)

      J. J. Earnshaw, B. Whitman and B. P. Heather

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-43.x

    41. Vascular Surgical Society operative outcome study: preoperative physiology predicts outcome (pages 507–508)

      D. Prytherch, J. D. Beard, B. F. Ridler and J. J. Earnshaw

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-44.x

    42. Carotid artery plaque instability is associated with expression of matrix metalloproteinases 2 and 12 (page 508)

      J. W. B. Senaratne, L. J. Hands, J. Collin, P. J. Morris and F. R. Green

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-45.x

    43. Initial management of cerebrovascular disease by general practitioners (pages 508–509)

      R. G. J. Gibbs, J. C. Todd, R. Newson, R. M. Greenhalgh and A. H. Davies

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-46.x

    44. Effect of carotid endarterectomy on cognitive function: long-term follow-up (page 509)

      A. J. Lloyd, P. D. Hayes, A. R. Naylor and P. R. F. Bell

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-47.x

    45. Patients' understanding of risk and benefit associated with carotid endarterectomy (page 509)

      A. J. Lloyd, P. D. Hayes, A. R. Naylor and P. R. F. Bell

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-48.x

    46. Durability of femoropopliteal transluminal angioplasty for claudication (page 509)

      T. O. Oshodi, M. Shackcloth, R. Ashleigh and D. Charlesworth

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-49.x

    47. Durability of angioplasty in treating severe leg ischaemia (page 510)

      K. Molloy, A. Nasim, N. J. M. London, A. R. Naylor, P. R. F. Bell, G. Fishwick, A. Bolia and M. M. Thompson

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-50.x

    48. Complications of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in the legs: analysis of 1379 procedures (page 510)

      B. Axisa, I. Loftus, A. Bolia, G. Fishwick, P. R. F. Bell and M. M. Thompson

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-51.x

    49. Prospective audit of carotid endarterectomy in Scotland (pages 510–511)

      A. W. Bradbury, G. Cooper, M. Dennis, J. Engeset, R. Holdsworth, J. Pell, R. Quin, C. V. Ruckley, R. Slack, P. A. Stonebridge and G. Welch

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-52.x

    50. Dextran-40 stimulates resting platelets and binds more avidly to activated platelets (page 511)

      P. D. Hayes, H. Box, S. Tull, P. R. F. Bell, A. H. Goodall and A. R. Naylor

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-53.x

    51. ‘Kissing stent’ insertion is not safe or durable (page 511)

      J. Brittenden, S. Ingram, G. Beattie and A. W. Bradbury

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-54.x

    52. Combined surgical and radiological procedures (pages 511–512)

      P. Dunlop, R. Owen, S. K. Gett, A. B. Akomolafe, L. Wilson, J. D. G. Rose, N. A. G. Jones, D. Lambert, M. G. Wyatt and T. A. Lees

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-55.x

    53. Surgical management of thoracic outlet syndrome (page 512)

      D. Monbaliu, N. Talbot, E. Ragi, P. G. Niblett, A. Peters and J. F. Thompson

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-56.x

    54. Clinical governance and the vascular surgeon (pages 512–513)

      C. Irvine, D. Grayson and R. J. Lusby

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-57.x

    55. Upper limb arterial injuries: experience of 713 patients and analysis of risk factors associated with limb loss (page 513)

      H. M. Hafez, J. Woolgar and J. Robbs

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-58.x

    56. Natural history of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis (page 513)

      J. N. Crinnon, G. P. Stansby and J. H. N. Wolfe

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-59.x

    57. Effect of chronic renal failure on postoperative mortality rate following arterial reconstruction (pages 513–514)

      S. A. Ray, O. D. Keast-Butler, C. M. Wood, J. E. Scoble and P. R. Taylor

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-60.x

    58. Prospective multicentre study of acute renal failure in arterial surgical patients (page 514)

      M. J. Brooks, M. L. Naidoo and J. H. N. Wolfe

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-61.x

    59. Randomized prospective study comparing pre-emptive epidural and intraoperative perineural analgesia for the prevention of postoperative stump and phantom limb pain following major amputation (pages 514–515)

      A. W. Lambert, A. Dashfield, C. Cosgrove, D. C. Wilkins, A. J. Walker and S. Ashley

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-62.x

    60. Impact of a lifestyle clinic on vascular workload: analysis of factors predicting a successful outcome (page 515)

      D. H. Olojugba, R. Vallabhaneni, S. McCormick, D. T. Reilly, S. D. Blair and M. G. Greaney

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-63.x

    61. Modelling the effects of the reorganization of vascular services (page 515)

      J. Michaels, S. Palfreyman, P. Shackley, R. Slack and J. Brazier

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-64.x

    62. Prevalence of popliteal aneurysm in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm or intermittent claudication (pages 515–516)

      D. Phillips, S. T. Hussain, J. Minor and J. Collin

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01420-65.x

  11. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Experience with the preperitoneal ‘plug and patch’ inguinal hernia repair (page 517)

      B. Ramanand, M. Fayaz and P. Patil

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406.x

    2. Authors' reply (page 517)

      S. Goyal, N. Wilson-Jones, N. Rao and B. M. Stephenson

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-2.x

    3. Consultant surgeons' opinion of the skills required of basic surgical trainees (page 517)

      A. Spigelman

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-3.x

    4. Authors' reply (pages 517–518)

      A. M. Paisley and S. Paterson Brown

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-4.x

    5. Authors' reply (pages 518–519)

      Y. Parc, P. Frileux, J. C. Vaillant, J. M. Ollivier and R. Parc

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-6.x

    6. Retrosternal goitre (page 519)

      R. H. Armour

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-7.x

    7. A 14-year experience with 6 cm as a criterion for surgical treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm (page 519)

      R. H. Armour

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-8.x

    8. Management of liver trauma (pages 519–520)

      S. R. Bramhall and J. A. C. Buckels

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-9.x

    9. Simultaneous aortic aneurysm repair and colonic surgery (page 520)

      K. R. Makhdoomi, N. J. W. Cheshire, J. H. N. Wolfe and A. O. Mansfield

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-10.x

    10. Authors' reply (pages 520–521)

      J. S. Abraham and J. F. Kelly

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-11.x

    11. A hernia sac cannot be found at operation. Letter 1 (page 521)

      G. H. Dickson

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-12.x

    12. A hernia sac cannot be found at operation. Letter 2 (page 521)

      P. J. Hainsworth

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-13.x

    13. A hernia sac cannot be found at operation. Letter 3 (pages 521–522)

      C. O. McDonnell and T. N. Walsh

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-14.x

    14. Author's reply (page 522)

      K. J. Waters

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-15.x

    15. Expression and clinical significance of apolipoprotein D in male breast cancer and gynaecomastia (page 522)

      P. A. Sufi and H. A. Bradpiece

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-16.x

    16. Author's reply (page 522)

      C. Serra

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-17.x

    17. Randomized clinical trial of early laparoscopy in the management of acute non-specific abdominal pain. Letter 2 (page 523)

      R. M. Kerwat and R. Hardwick

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-19.x

    18. Randomized clinical trial of early laparoscopy in the management of acute non-specific abdominal pain. Letter 3 (page 523)

      P. F. Jones, Z. H. Krukowski and G. G. Youngson

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-20.x

    19. Author's reply (page 524)

      M. Rhodes

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01406-21.x

  12. Book Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
  13. Scientific Surgeries

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. COPE
    5. Clinical Dilemmas
    6. Reviews
    7. Randomized Clinical Trials
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Original Articles
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    12. Correspondence
    13. Book Reviews
    14. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Scientific surgery (page 526)

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01408.x

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