British Journal of Surgery

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July 2000

Volume 87, Issue 7

Pages 833–974

  1. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. Clinical Dilemmas
    5. Reviews
    6. Randomized Clinical Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. SIS Abstracts
    11. Correspondence
    12. Book Reviews
    13. Scientific Surgeries
    1. The effect of litigation on surgical practice in the USA (pages 833–834)

      J. E. Fischer

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01457.x

  2. Surgical Publishing

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. Clinical Dilemmas
    5. Reviews
    6. Randomized Clinical Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. SIS Abstracts
    11. Correspondence
    12. Book Reviews
    13. Scientific Surgeries
    1. The ‘foreign’ author (pages 835–836)

      M. Rothmund and A. Fingerhut

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01550.x

    2. Committee on Publication Ethics (page 837)

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01453.x

  3. Clinical Dilemmas

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. Clinical Dilemmas
    5. Reviews
    6. Randomized Clinical Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. SIS Abstracts
    11. Correspondence
    12. Book Reviews
    13. Scientific Surgeries
    1. A problem bile duct stone (pages 838–839)

      R. Van Hee

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01493.x

  4. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. Clinical Dilemmas
    5. Reviews
    6. Randomized Clinical Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. SIS Abstracts
    11. Correspondence
    12. Book Reviews
    13. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Molecular technology and pancreatic cancer (pages 840–853)

      M. Manu, J. Buckels and Mr S. Bramhall

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01510.x

  5. Randomized Clinical Trials

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. Clinical Dilemmas
    5. Reviews
    6. Randomized Clinical Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. SIS Abstracts
    11. Correspondence
    12. Book Reviews
    13. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Preoperative portal vein embolization improves prognosis after right hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with impaired hepatic function (pages 879–882)

      Dr H. Tanaka, K. Hirohashi, S. Kubo, T. Shuto, I. Higaki and H. Kinoshita

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01438.x

    2. Pancreatic fistula after pancreatic head resection (pages 883–889)

      Professor M. W. Büchler, H. Friess, M. Wagner, C. Kulli, V. Wagener and K. Z'graggen

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01465.x

  7. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. Clinical Dilemmas
    5. Reviews
    6. Randomized Clinical Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. SIS Abstracts
    11. Correspondence
    12. Book Reviews
    13. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Changing referral pattern of biliary injuries sustained during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (pages 890–891)

      S. R. Shah, D. F. Mirza, R. Afonso, A. D. Mayer, P. McMaster and J. A. C. Buckels

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01446.x

  8. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. Clinical Dilemmas
    5. Reviews
    6. Randomized Clinical Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. SIS Abstracts
    11. Correspondence
    12. Book Reviews
    13. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Prognosis and surgical management of patients with palpable inguinal lymph node metastases from melanoma (pages 892–901)

      T. M. D. Hughes, R. P. A'Hern and J. M. Thomas

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01439.x

    2. Experimental study of faecal continence and colostomy irrigation (pages 902–908)

      A. O'Bichere, P. Sibbons, C. Doré, C. Green and R. K. S. Phillips

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01444.x

    3. Morbidity and functional outcome after double dynamic graciloplasty for anorectal reconstruction (pages 909–913)

      Dr E. Rullier, F. Zerbib, C. Laurent, M. Caudry and J. Saric

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01447.x

    4. In-hospital delay in the diagnosis of breast cancer (pages 914–919)

      D. C. Jenner, A. Middleton, W. M. Webb, R. Oommen and T. Bates

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01460.x

    5. Clinical relevance of sentinel lymph nodes outside the axilla in patients with breast cancer (pages 920–925)

      Dr L. Jansen, M. H. E. Doting, E. J. Th. Rutgers, J. de Vries, R. A. Valdés Olmos and O. E. Nieweg

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01437.x

    6. Transvenous sclerotherapy for huge oesophagogastric varices using open injection sclerotherapy (pages 926–930)

      Dr S. Kitano, D. Baatar, T. Bandoh, T. Yoshida, S. Tsuboi and T. Matsumoto

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01441.x

  9. SIS Abstracts

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. Clinical Dilemmas
    5. Reviews
    6. Randomized Clinical Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. SIS Abstracts
    11. Correspondence
    12. Book Reviews
    13. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Improved survival of tumour necrosis factor-deficient mice during zymosan-induced multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (page 931)

      T. J. H. Volman, T. Hendriks, B. J. Kullberg and R. J. A. Goris

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544.x

    2. Bacterial lipoprotein delays neutrophil apoptosis via a CD14-independent pathway (pages 931–932)

      C. Power, J. H. Wang, S. Blankson, W. O. Kirwan and H. P. Redmond

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-1.x

    3. Effect of bacteria and antibiotic treatment on whole blood-mediated endothelial permeability in vitro (page 932)

      A. Nooteboom, T. Hendriks and C. J. van der Linden

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-2.x

    4. Bacterial lipoprotein induces tolerance in human THP-1 monocytes with reduced tumour necrosis factor α production via a CD14-independent pathway (pages 932–933)

      M. Doyle, J. H. Wang, Q. D. Wu, S. Blankson and H. P. Redmond

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-3.x

    5. Nitric oxide synthase-independent pathway(s) of nitric oxide formation after intestinal ischaemia–reperfusion (page 933)

      S. Bahrami, B. Sobhian, A. Kozlov, C. Duvigneau, H. Nohl, M. Jafarmadar and H. Redl

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-4.x

    6. Mild endotoxaemia during low arginine plasma levels reduces blood flow to the small intestine (page 933)

      H. A. Prins, A. P. J. Houdijk, T. Teerlink, A. van Lambalgen, L. G. Thijs and P. A. M. van Leeuwen

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-5.x

    7. Renal arginine synthesis is impaired after experimental ischaemia–reperfusion (pages 933–934)

      H. A. Prins, R. J. Nijveldt, J. A. Rauwerda, A. A. van Lambalgen, T. Teerlink and P. A. M. van Leeuwen

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-6.x

    8. Synergistic effects of tumour necrosis factor α and lymphotoxin α during lethal endotoxaemia (page 934)

      M. G. Netea, B. J. Kullberg, I. Verschueren and J. W. M. Van der Meer

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-7.x

    9. Tumour necrosis factor α and interleukin 1β mediate lipopolysaccharide-induced endothelial monolayer permeability in whole blood (pages 934–935)

      A. Nooteboom, T. Hendriks and C. J. van der Linden

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-8.x

    10. Impairment of renal blood flow after renal ischaemia–reperfusion is not aggravated by low plasma levels of arginine (page 935)

      R. J. Nijveldt, H. A. Prins, J. A. Rauwerda, A. A. van Lambalgen, T. Teerlink and P. A. M. van Leeuwen

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-9.x

    11. Influence of antiseptic agents on interleukin 8 release and transmigration of polymorphonuclear granulocytes in an in vitro model of peritonitis (page 935)

      W. Sendt, E. Mansouri, A. Schmitt-Graeff, K. Wollenberg and U. Schöffel

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-10.x

    12. Rebound phenomenon in tissue plasminogen activator activity of parietal peritoneum after anastomosing colon in rats with bacterial peritonitis (pages 935–936)

      M. M. P. J. Reijnen, L. Holmdahl, P. Falk and H. van Goor

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-11.x

    13. Administration of nitric oxide restores the abolished hepatic artery buffer responses in early porcine endotoxaemia (page 936)

      P. Götzinger, P. F. Jørgensen, T. Scholz, Y. Gundersen, R. Függer, T. Sautner and A. O. Aasen

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-12.x

    14. Investigation of a potential effect of exogenous interleukin 10 on lipopolysaccharide mediated tolerance to lipopolysaccharide in rabbits (pages 936–937)

      J. Riese, J. M. Cavaillon, W. Hohenberger and W. Haupt

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-13.x

    15. Timing of endothelin and nitric oxide inhibition is crucial for survival in septic shock (page 937)

      A. B. Iskit and M. O. Guc

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-14.x

    16. Kinetics of tumour necrosis factor α and interleukin 10 in rats with endotoxaemia and obstructive jaundice-induced anergy (page 938)

      K. Yorganci, A. Baykal, M. Kologlu, Z. Saribas, G. Hascelik and I. Sayek

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-16.x

    17. Immune dysfunction following haemorrhage can be restored by interleukin 10 in males but not in females (pages 938–939)

      V. Kahlke, C. Dohm, K. Brötzmann, S. Schreiber and J. Schröder

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-17.x

    18. Fungal prophylaxis in biliopancreatic surgery in immunocompromised patients (page 939)

      C. Emparan, I. Iturburu, J. Diaz-Aguirregoitia, Z. Beyga and L. F. Perdigo

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-18.x

    19. Hyperglycaemia is associated with fungaemia and an increased mortality rate in severely burned children (page 939)

      D. Gore, D. Chinkes, D. N. Herndon, J. Heggers, M. Desai and S. Wolf

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-19.x

    20. Risk factors in surgical patients with intra-abdominal Candida infection in intensive care (pages 939–940)

      T. Bouchantouf, J. F. G. M. Meis, C. Neeleman, D. R. Kuiper and H. van Goor

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-20.x

    21. Requirement for fungal prophylaxis in high-risk surgical patients: a randomized trial (page 940)

      C. Emparan, J. Diaz-Aguirregoitia, I. Iturburu and L. F. Perdigo

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-21.x

    22. pH-dependent activity of amphotericin B (pages 940–941)

      P. Verweij, J. Mouton, A. Rijs and J. Meis

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-22.x

    23. Treatment of Candida infection in patients with infected pancreatic necrosis (page 941)

      G. Farkas, J. Márton, L. Leindler and E. Nagy

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-23.x

    24. Role of cytokines of the tumour necrosis factor family in the immune response to disseminated Candida albicans infection (page 941)

      M. G. Netea, J. W. M. Van der Meer, J. F. G. M. Meis and B. J. Kullberg

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-24.x

    25. Role of tumour necrosis factor α in intra-abdominal abscesses caused by Candida albicans (pages 941–942)

      A. G. Vonk, B.-J. Kullberg, M. G. Netea and J. W. M. Van der Meer

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-25.x

    26. Immunomodulation with granulocyte–macrophage colony-stimulating factor and interleukin 2 in an experimental model of sepsis (page 942)

      V. Corso, L. Fattori, L. Torselli, A. Assisi, R. Papotti and A. Nespoli

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-26.x

    27. Short- and long-term effects of perioperative homologous blood transfusion in surgical patients with cancer (pages 942–943)

      L. Gianotti, M. Braga, A. Vignali, O. Gentilini, G. Radaelli and V. Di Carlo

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-27.x

    28. Translocation of Enterococcus in jaundiced and anergic rats (pages 943–944)

      M. Cainzos, D. Prieto, E. Mena, P. Lage, R. Seoane, J. Viñuela and M. Mora

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-29.x

    29. Bacterial overgrowth and translocation in an experimental pancreatitis model (page 944)

      I. van Felius, K. Bosscha, A. Verheem, W. Harmsen, M. Visser, J. van Dijk, I. van de Gaag, H. Gooszen and L. Akkermans

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-30.x

    30. Dopamine attenuates neutrophil–endothelial interaction and is a putative anti-inflammatory cytokine (pages 944–945)

      S. Sookhai, J. H. Wang, M. McCourt, D. C. Winter, W. O. Kirwan and H. P. Redmond

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-31.x

    31. Prospective randomized trial demonstrates that postoperative administration of glycyl-glutamine alleviates the reduction in human leucocyte antigen DR expression on human monocytes induced by surgery (page 945)

      T. Sautner, M. Bergmann, A. Gornikiewicz, N. Manhart, A. Spittler, P. Götzinger, R. Függer and E. Roth

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-32.x

    32. Dietary glycine decreases liver injury after haemorrhagic shock in rats (pages 945–946)

      J. L. Mauriz, B. Matilla, J. M. Culebras, P. González and J. González-Gallego

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-33.x

    33. Postoperative septic complications and neoplastic progression in colorectal cancer (page 946)

      A. Nespoli, M. Totis, V. Arsena, D. Mattarel, V. Corso and F. Brivio

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-34.x

    34. Impact of relaparotomy in patients with abdominal sepsis (pages 946–947)

      V. J. Verwaal

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-35.x

    35. Risk factors for nosocomial infection after elective pulmonary thoracic surgery (page 947)

      D. Scriba, E. Förster, L. Gandawidjaja and T. Hau

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-36.x

    36. Decreased incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa over 3 years (page 947)

      M. Fiore, C. A. van Nieuwenhoven and G. Ramsay

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-37.x

    37. Procalcitonin plasma level as a marker of systemic infection in surgical patients in the intensive care unit (pages 947–948)

      P. Giannopoulou, P. Greka, D. Voros and H. Giamarellou

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-38.x

    38. Impaired ex vivo lipopolysaccharide-stimulated whole blood tumour necrosis factor production may identify patients in the intensive care unit with ‘sepsis’ and multiple system organ failure (page 948)

      W. Heagy, C. Hansen, K. Nieman, M. Cohen, C. Richardson, J. L. Rodriguez and M. A. West

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-39.x

    39. Evidence of a prognostic value for platelet surface antigen expression in severe abdominal sepsis (pages 948–949)

      A. Salat, S. Kroess, D. Felfenig-Boehm, D. Schmidt, T. Sautner, M. R. Mueller and R. Fuegger

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-40.x

    40. Hepatitis B virus transmission from a surgeon to patients during high-risk as well as low-risk procedures: unnoticed transmissions over a 4-year period (page 949)

      I. J. B. Spijkerman, L. J. van Doorn, M. H. W. Janssen, C. J. Wijkmans, M. A. J. Bilkert-Mooiman, R. A. Coutinho and G. Weers-Pothoff

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-41.x

    41. Influence of antibiotic prophylaxis on perioperative risk in traumatology with the new concept of clinic modelling randomized trials in animals (page 949)

      I. Celik, A. Junge, A. Krüger, S. Seitz, E. Brück, L. Gotzen and W. Lorenz

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-42.x

    42. ‘Components separation technique’: a useful method for repair of (contaminated) abdominal wall defects (pages 949–950)

      T. S. de Vries Reilingh, M. I. A. van Engeland, H. van Goor, C. Rosman, M. H. A. Bemelmans, D. de Jong and R. P. I. Bleichrodt

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-43.x

    43. Adaptation of the vacuum-assisted closure system for laparostomy (page 950)

      M. Bergmann, E. Burkart, T. Sautner and R. Függer

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-44.x

    44. Antivascular endothelial growth factor therapy prevents peritoneal adhesion formation without adversely affecting wound strength or anastomotic integrity (pages 950–951)

      S. Sookhai, J. Wang, K. Austin, D. Maguire, S. Blankson, W. O. Kirwan and H. P. Redmond

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-45.x

    45. Intra-abdominal bacterial growth and detection of bacteria by fluorescence in situ hybridization in patients with secondary peritonitis (page 951)

      O. R. Buyne, W. Timens, K. Kooi, J. Degener, H. J. M. Harmsen and C. Rosman

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-46.x

    46. Surgical treatment of infected pancreatic necrosis (page 951)

      Z. Gruca, M. Dobosz and W. Makarewicz

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-47.x

    47. Sterile pancreatic necrosis is not a clinical entity (pages 951–952)

      S. Kriwanek, P. Beckerhinn, C. Armbruster and R. Roka

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-48.x

    48. Chronic recurrent subareolar breast abscess: incidence and treatment (page 952)

      F. N. L. Versluijs, R. M. H. Roumen and R. J. A. Goris

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-49.x

    49. Benchmarks and control charts for surgical site infections (pages 952–953)

      T. L. Gustafson

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-51.x

    50. Standardized infection ratio: the next generation of risk-adjusted wound infection measures (page 953)

      T. L. Gustafson and R. W. Haley

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-52.x

    51. Surveillance of infections acquired in intensive care units in the Netherlands (page 953)

      A. J. Mintjes-de Groot, E. L. P. E. Geubbels, J. M. J. van den Berg and A. S. de Boer

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-53.x

    52. Pilot surveillance in the Netherlands of sepsis related to central vascular catheters (pages 953–954)

      A. S. de Boer, E. Talsma, J. Batenburg, E. L. P. E. Geubbels, A. J. Mintjes-de Groot and J. M. J. van den Berg

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-54.x

    53. Dutch reference data on the incidence of surgical site infection (page 954)

      E. Geubbels, J. Mintjes, J. M. van den Berg and A. de Boer

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-55.x

    54. Role of tumour necrosis factor in lung injury caused by intestinal ischaemia–perfusion (pages 954–955)

      M. A. Kuzu, C. Köksoy, I. Kuzu, H. Ergün and I. Gürhan

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-56.x

    55. Moderate hypothermia prevents cell injury in rats with severe haemorrhagic shock (page 955)

      H. Güven, R. Amanvermez, E. Kaya, Z. Malazgirt, L. Altintop and K. Özkan

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-57.x

    56. Surgical and laboratory findings in children with neutropenic enteropathy (page 955)

      G. A. Tireli, H. Özbey, E. Eryilmaz, T. Salman and S. Anak

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-58.x

    57. Role of liver-produced prostaglandins in experimental intra-abdominal sepsis (pages 955–956)

      A. Cokek, A. Huseyinov, A. Sevinc, I. Coker, O. Sagol, S. Sokmen and C. Terzi

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-59.x

    58. Cytokines and myeloperoxidase as markers of purulent-septic complications of acute pancreatitis (page 956)

      A. Perejaslov and S. Chooklin

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-60.x

    59. Abdominal tuberculosis in children (page 956)

      G. A. Tireli, H. Özbey and T. Salman

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-61.x

    60. Dexamethasone in hyperdynamic sepsis in children (pages 956–957)

      F. E. Martino, S. Klein, E. G. Nasatsky and G. D. Martino

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-62.x

    61. New approach in flow-cytometric determination of endotoxin during endotoxic shock (page 957)

      K.-H. Staubach, J. Nolde, H. Brade, A. Woltmann and H.-P. Bruch

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-63.x

    62. Microbiology of postoperative peritonitis (page 957)

      A. Röhrborn, O. Potreck, C. Ebener, A. Wolf and P. Goretzki

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-64.x

    63. Macrophages that have ingested apoptotic neutrophils release tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase 1 (pages 957–958)

      C. Power, J. H. Wang, J. Street, G. Higgins and H. P. Redmond

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-65.x

    64. Bacterial lipoprotein induces endotoxin-independent tolerance to the systemic inflammatory response syndrome in vivo and in vitro (page 958)

      M. Doyle, J. H. Wang and H. P. Redmond

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-66.x

    65. Novel animal model of septic shock following smoke inhalation (pages 958–959)

      K. Murakami, L. J. Bjertnaes, K. Soejima, L. D. Traber and D. L. Traber

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-67.x

    66. Inflammatory response regulation by tacrolimus in an experimental model of multiorgan failure induced by bacterial translocation (page 959)

      F. J. Garcia-Criado, F. S. Lozano, M. F. Lorenzo, F. C. Parreño, J. J. Valdunciel and A. Gómez-Alonso

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-68.x

    67. Effects of systemic and intraperitoneal chemotherapy on bacterial translocation and peritoneal defence mechanisms (pages 959–960)

      C. Çerci, C. Agalar, Ç. Ergin, E. Eroglu, M. Bulbul and F. Agalar

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-69.x

    68. Transforming growth factor β-mediated inhibition of src kinases is regulated by SHP-1 (page 960)

      Ö. Sir, M. A. Choudhry and M. M. Sayeed

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-70.x

    69. Endothelins and carbon monoxide interact to regulate rat liver microcirculation after haemorrhagic shock (page 960)

      H. Rensing, I. Bauer, B. H. J. Pannen, M. Paxian and M. Bauer

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-71.x

    70. Elective total hip replacement surgery may be a poor model of the inflammatory response to trauma (pages 960–961)

      B. A. Foëx, W. R. Lamb, T. E. Roberts, J. P. Hodgkinson and P. E. C. Brenchley

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-72.x

    71. Hypertonic saline–dextran is ineffective for resuscitation after thoracic blast and haemorrhage (page 961)

      M. Sawdon, E. Kirkman, M. Ohnishi, S. A. Stapley and P. Watkins

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-73.x

    72. Luminal endotoxin modifies reaction to gut ischaemia–reperfusion injury in the pig (pages 961–962)

      B. van der Hoven, A. B. J. Groeneveld and L. G. Thijs

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-74.x

    73. Two-hit model of haemorrhagic shock and Pseudomonas sepsis (page 962)

      B. Eissner, K. von Engelhardt, A. Röschmann, B. Ungelenk, A. Mertens, J. Wudke, A. Smorodschenko, M. Valerio, H. Hahn, B. U. von Specht and J. Haberstroh

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-75.x

    74. Fluid shifts during cardiopulmonary bypass with special reference to the effects of hypothermia (page 962)

      J. K. Heltne, M. E. Koller, S. T. Rynning, M. Farstad, T. Lurid and P. Husby

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-76.x

    75. Blockade of Kupffer cells by gadolinium chloride or dichloromethylene diphosphonate influences hepatic microcirculation after sepsis and haemorrhagic shock (pages 962–963)

      C. Herzog, W. Kuntz, A. di Liberto, C. Bauer, N. Rooijen and I. Marzi

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-77.x

    76. Alteration of inflammatory response following small-volume resuscitation (page 963)

      F. Gebhard, U. C. Liener, M. Helm, L. Lampl, L. Kinzl and U. B. Brückner

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-78.x

    77. Cytokine induction by non-lipopolysaccharide components of Neisseria meningitidis (page 963)

      T. Sprong, N. Stikkelbroeck, P. van der Ley, L. Steeghs, J. W. M. van der Meer and M. van Deuren

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-79.x

    78. Macrophage migration inhibitory factor as a counter-regulatory mediator of cortisol during septic shock (page 964)

      A. Beishuizen, I. Vermes, C. Haanen and L. G. Thijs

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-81.x

    79. Shape and propagation of systemic pulsatile blood pressure during the evolution of porcine haemorrhagic shock (page 964)

      P. Dark, J. Purdy, J. Atherton, D. Dodds and R. Little

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01544-82.x

  10. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. Clinical Dilemmas
    5. Reviews
    6. Randomized Clinical Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. SIS Abstracts
    11. Correspondence
    12. Book Reviews
    13. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Prospective audit following the introduction of short-course preoperative radiotherapy for rectal cancer (page 965)

      N. Mihssin, F. C. Oppong, F. Daniel and A. J. M. Brodribb

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481.x

    2. Randomized clinical trial of topical phenylephrine in the treatment of faecal incontinence (pages 965–966)

      J. W. Briel, D. D. E. Zimmerman and W. R. Schouten

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-2.x

    3. Authors' reply (page 966)

      M. A. Kamm

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-3.x

    4. Mortality from ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm in Wales (page 966)

      A. J. Logan and N. I. Bourantas

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-4.x

    5. Authors' reply (pages 966–967)

      P. S. Basnyat, A. H. B. Biffin, L. G. Moseley, A. R. Hedges and M. E. Lewis

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-5.x

    6. Fatal and life-threatening complications in antireflux surgery: analysis of 5502 operations (page 967)

      A. Darzi and K. Moorthy

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-6.x

    7. Authors' reply (pages 967–968)

      T. Rantanen, J. Salo and J. Sipponen

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-7.x

    8. Cost-effective carotid endarterectomy (page 968)

      N. Kumar

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-8.x

    9. Author's reply (page 968)

      P. R. Taylor

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-9.x

    10. Letter 2 (page 969)

      A. D. Purushotham

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-12.x

    11. Author's reply (pages 969–970)

      U. Chetty

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-13.x

    12. Authors' reply (page 970)

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

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01481-15.x

  11. Book Reviews

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Surgical Publishing
    4. Clinical Dilemmas
    5. Reviews
    6. Randomized Clinical Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. SIS Abstracts
    11. Correspondence
    12. Book Reviews
    13. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Scientific surgery (page 974)

      Article first published online: 6 DEC 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.2000.01483.x

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