British Journal of Surgery

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November 2003

Volume 90, Issue 11

Pages 1313–1454

  1. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Systematic Reviews
    5. Meta-analysis
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy (pages 1313–1314)

      N. R. Brook and M. L. Nicholson

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4367

      Removing disincentives to donation

    2. Patient to surgeon infections—fact or fiction (pages 1315–1316)

      P.-O. Nystrom and D. Wittmann

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4383

      Occupational safety has its limits

  2. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Systematic Reviews
    5. Meta-analysis
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Carcinoid tumour of the appendix (pages 1317–1322)

      A. C. Goede, M. E. Caplin and M. C. Winslet

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4375

      The place of right hemicolectomy is discussed

  3. Systematic Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Systematic Reviews
    5. Meta-analysis
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (pages 1323–1332)

      A. E. Handschin, M. Weber, N. Demartines and P.-A. Clavien

      Version of Record online: 24 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4340

      Likely to become the gold standard in the near future

  4. Meta-analysis

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Systematic Reviews
    5. Meta-analysis
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Meta-analysis to determine the incidence of obstetric anal sphincter damage (pages 1333–1337)

      M. Oberwalder, J. Connor and S. D. Wexner

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4369

      Obstetric anal sphincter injury very common

  5. Randomized Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Systematic Reviews
    5. Meta-analysis
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Randomized clinical trial of intermittent pneumatic compression and low molecular weight heparin in trauma (pages 1338–1344)

      E. Ginzburg, S. M. Cohn, J. Lopez, J. Jackowski, M. Brown and S. M. Hameed

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4309

      Equivalent in patients who did not have leg trauma

    2. Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed with mini-instruments (pages 1345–1348)

      L. Sarli, D. Iusco, S. Gobbi, C. Porrini, M. Ferro and L. Roncoroni

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4315

      Smaller ports, less pain

  6. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Systematic Reviews
    5. Meta-analysis
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Removal of two sentinel nodes accurately stages the axilla in breast cancer (pages 1349–1353)

      R. J. Kennedy, J. Kollias, P. G. Gill, M. Bochner, B. J. Coventry and G. Farshid

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4298

      A study that included 395 procedures

    2. Prediction of tumour involvement in remaining axillary lymph nodes when the sentinel node in a woman with breast cancer contains metastases (pages 1354–1360)

      C. Nos, C. Harding-MacKean, P. Fréneaux, A. Trie, M. C. Falcou, X. Sastre-Garau and K. B. Clough

      Version of Record online: 11 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4325

      Predictive factors are mostly histological

    3. Abdominal aortic aneurysms in the New Zealand Maori population (pages 1361–1366)

      J. I. Rossaak, A. Sporle, C. L. Birks and A. M. van Rij

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4300

      Higher rupture and death rates

    4. Value of endoscopic ultrasonography as a predictor of long-term survival in oesophageal carcinoma (pages 1367–1372)

      C. Mariette, J. M. Balon, V. Maunoury, G. Taillier, I. Van Seuningen and J. P. Triboulet

      Version of Record online: 18 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4307

      Endoscopic ultrasonography accurately predicts the likelihood of R0 resection

    5. Effect of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy on angiogenesis in oesophageal cancer (pages 1373–1378)

      C. O. McDonnell, D. J. Bouchier-Hayes, D. Toomey, D. Foley, E. W. Kay, E. Leen and T. N. Walsh

      Version of Record online: 13 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4338

      A rational basis for the use of antiangiogenic compounds in oesophageal cancer

    6. Preoperative treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma with intra-arterial injection of 131I-labelled lipiodol (pages 1379–1383)

      J.-L. Raoul, M. Messner, E. Boucher, J.-F. Bretagne, J.-P. Campion and K. Boudjema

      Version of Record online: 24 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4271

      Safe, and might improve the results of surgical resection

    7. Plasminogen mediates liver regeneration and angiogenesis after experimental partial hepatectomy (pages 1384–1390)

      T. A. Drixler, J. M. Vogten, M. F. B. G. Gebbink, P. Carmeliet, E. E. Voest and I. H. M. Borel Rinkes

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4275

      Suggests future therapeutic strategies

    8. Isolated hepatic perfusion with high-dose melphalan for the treatment of colorectal metastasis confined to the liver (pages 1391–1397)

      J. Rothbarth, M. E. J. Pijl, A. L. Vahrmeijer, H. H. Hartgrink, F. G. J. Tijl, P. J. K. Kuppen, R. A. E. M. Tollenaar and C. J. H. van de Velde

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4308

      A novel approach for irresectable liver metastases

    9. Role of postoperative computed tomography in patients with severe liver injury (pages 1398–1400)

      D. Demetriades, M. Karaiskakis, K. Alo, G. Velmahos, J. Murray and J. Asensio

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4312

      A case is made

    10. Duodenum- and spleen-preserving total pancreatectomy for end-stage chronic pancreatitis (pages 1401–1408)

      N. Alexakis, P. Ghaneh, S. Connor, M. Raraty, R. Sutton and J. P. Neoptolemos

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4324

      A new operation is described

    11. Percutaneous transhepatic choledochoscopic removal of intrahepatic stones (pages 1409–1415)

      M.-T. Cheung, S.-H. Wai and P. C.-H. Kwok

      Version of Record online: 5 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4327

      Intrahepatic stricture was the major determinant for the recurrence of stones or symptoms

    12. Prognostic value of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging of the pelvis in rectal cancer (pages 1422–1428)

      A. Martling, T. Holm, S. Bremmer, J. Lindholm, B. Cedermark and L. Blomqvist

      Version of Record online: 24 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4276

      Magnetic resonance imaging may determine preoperative adjuvant radiotherapy

    13. Comparison of stenting with emergency surgery as palliative treatment for obstructing primary left-sided colorectal cancer (pages 1429–1433)

      W. L. Law, H. K. Choi and K. W. Chu

      Version of Record online: 7 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4311

      Stenting a good alternative for palliation

  7. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Systematic Reviews
    5. Meta-analysis
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Ileal pouch–vaginal fistula treated by abdominoanal advancement of the ileal pouch (pages 1434–1435)

      R. Zinicola, K. H. Wilkinson and R. J. Nicholls

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4314

      Best approach for high fistulas

  8. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Systematic Reviews
    5. Meta-analysis
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Prognostic factors in resection of pulmonary metastasis from colorectal cancer (pages 1436–1440)

      I. Watanabe, T. Arai, M. Ono, M. Sugito, K. Kawashima, M. Ito, K. Nagai and N. Saito

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4331

      Reasonable medium term survival is possible in selected patients

    2. Population-based study of the surgical workload and economic impact of bowel obstruction caused by postoperative adhesions (pages 1441–1444)

      J. Kössi, P. Salminen, A. Rantala and M. Laato

      Version of Record online: 31 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4272

      Adhesions are a costly side effect of surgery

  9. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Systematic Reviews
    5. Meta-analysis
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Sentinel lymph node mapping in colorectal cancer (Br J Surg 2003; 90: 659-667) (page 1452)

      J. Mulsow, D. C. Winter, C. O'Keane and P. R. O'Connell

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4444

  10. Scientific Surgeries

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Systematic Reviews
    5. Meta-analysis
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Scientific surgery (page 1454)

      Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4439

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