British Journal of Surgery

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October 2003

Volume 90, Issue 10

Pages 1173–1310

  1. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Survival of the quality of life concept (pages 1175–1177)

      M. Koller and W. Lorenz

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4351

      Will depend on making clinical work more efficient

  2. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (pages 1178–1186)

      E. M. Connolly, E. Gaffney and J. V. Reynolds

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4352

      Imatinib appears effective but further trials are needed

    2. Role of peritoneal mesothelial cells in peritonitis (pages 1187–1194)

      V. Yao, C. Platell and J. C. Hall

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4373

      The abdomen is not a container with impermeable walls

  3. Randomized Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Randomized clinical trial comparing epidural anaesthesia and patient-controlled analgesia after laparoscopic segmental colectomy (pages 1195–1199)

      A. J. Senagore, C. P. Delaney, N. Mekhail, A. Dugan and V. W. Fazio

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4223

      Pain control is better with epidural

  4. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Management of accessory breast tissue in the axilla (pages 1213–1214)

      S. Down, L. Barr, A. D. Baildam and N. Bundred

      Version of Record online: 5 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4225

      Operation not usually indicated

    2. Significance of intraoperative peritoneal culture of fungus in perforated peptic ulcer (pages 1215–1219)

      Y.-S. Shan, H.-P. Hsu, Y.-H. Hsieh, E. D. Sy, J.-C. Lee and P.-W. Lin

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4267

      Associated with adverse outcome

    3. Effect of endoscopic ultrasonography on the management of 100 consecutive patients with oesophageal and junctional carcinoma (pages 1220–1224)

      S. R. Preston, G. W. B. Clark, I. G. Martin, H. M. Sue Ling and K. M. Harris

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4268

      Helpful in selection of patients for surgery

    4. Use of radiolabelled iododeoxyuridine as adjuvant treatment for experimental tumours of the liver (pages 1225–1231)

      J. S. Zager, K. A. Delman, M. I. Ebright, S. Malhotra, S. Larson and Y. Fong

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4207

      Guidance for future clinical studies

    5. Arterialization of the portal vein improves hepatic microcirculation and tissue oxygenation in experimental cirrhosis (pages 1232–1239)

      W. Yang, R. Koti, G. Glantzounis, B. R. Davidson and A. M. Seifalian

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4209

      A possible future strategy for cirrhosis

    6. Comparison of resection and radiofrequency ablation for treatment of solitary colorectal liver metastases (pages 1240–1243)

      A. Oshowo, A. Gillams, E. Harrison, W. R. Lees and I. Taylor

      Version of Record online: 5 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4264

      Similar results call for randomized trial

    7. Predictive factors for malignancy in intraductal papillary–mucinous tumours of the pancreas (pages 1244–1249)

      M. Sugiyama, Y. Izumisato, N. Abe, T. Masaki, T. Mori and Y. Atomi

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4265

      Risk of malignancy is identifiable

    8. Potential clinical implications of direction of a trans-sphincteric anal fistula track (pages 1250–1255)

      G. N. Buchanan, A. B. Williams, C. I. Bartram, S. Halligan, R. J. Nicholls and C. R. G. Cohen

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4181

      MRI useful in recurrent anal fistula

    9. Effect of sacral nerve stimulation on autonomic nerve function (pages 1256–1260)

      N. J. Kenefick, A. Emmanuel, R. J. Nicholls and M. A. Kamm

      Version of Record online: 2 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4196

      Evidence of an autonomic effect

    10. Anastomotic leakage after curative anterior resection results in a higher prevalence of local recurrence (pages 1261–1266)

      S. W. Bell, K. G. Walker, M. J. F. X. Rickard, G. Sinclair, O. F. Dent, P. H. Chapuis and E. L. Bokey

      Version of Record online: 12 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4219

    11. Anti-inflammatory drugs, analgesics and the risk of perforated colonic diverticular disease (pages 1267–1272)

      C. R. Morris, I. M. Harvey, W. S. L. Stebbings, C. T. M. Speakman, H. J. Kennedy and A. R. Hart

      Version of Record online: 31 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4221

      Potential causative association

    12. Experimental model of continent colostomy using rectus abdominis neosphincteroplasty (pages 1273–1279)

      F. H. Hetzer, W. Schwizer, W. Kuenzi and N. Demartines

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4270

      Pilot study demonstrates feasibility

    13. Evaluation of POSSUM and P-POSSUM scoring systems in assessing outcome after laparoscopic colectomy (pages 1280–1284)

      A. J. Senagore, C. P. Delaney, H. J. Duepree, K. M. Brady and V. W. Fazio

      Version of Record online: 31 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4224

      Scoring systems indicate laparoscopic colectomy to carry a lower mobidity and mortality than expected

  5. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Reaction time does not predict surgical skill (pages 1285–1286)

      J. Shah, D. Buckley, J. Frisby and A. Darzi

      Version of Record online: 2 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4180

      Fast is not always best

  6. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Alcohol consumption and the risk of nosocomial infection in general surgery (pages 1287–1293)

      M. Delgado-Rodríguez, M. Mariscal-Ortiz, A. Gómez-Ortega, G. Martínez-Gallego, S. Palma-Pérez, M. Sillero-Arenas and M. Medina-Cuadros

      Version of Record online: 2 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4186

      Raises the question of whether abstaining from alcohol is beneficial before surgery

    2. Objective assessment of technical skills of surgical trainees in Hong Kong (pages 1294–1299)

      S. Bann, K.-F. Kwok, C.-Y. Lo, A. Darzi and J. Wong

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4222

      One more step to the formal assessment of surgical skills

    3. Towards a national clinical minimum data set for general surgery (pages 1300–1305)

      D. R. Prytherch, J. S. Sirl, P. C. Weaver, P. Schmidt, B. Higgins and G. L. Sutton

      Version of Record online: 31 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4274

      A data set which places no additional demands on busy surgical staff

  7. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Letter 1: Parastomal hernia (Br J Surg 2003; 90: 784-793) (page 1306)

      R. Lochan, B. J. Slater and I. A. Goulbourne

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4421

    2. Author's reply: Parastomal hernia (Br J Surg 2003; 90: 784-793) (pages 1306–1307)

      P. Carne, G. Robertson and F. Frizelle

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4422

  8. Book Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgeries
  9. Scientific Surgeries

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Scientific surgery (page 1310)

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4384

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