British Journal of Surgery

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February 2003

Volume 90, Issue 2

Pages 129–253

  1. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery
    1. Significance of apoptosis in surgical oncology (pages 129–130)

      A. I. Sarela and P. J. Guillou

      Article first published online: 30 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4002

      Improved prognostic information and anticancer agents

    2. Best practice in groin hernia repair (pages 131–132)

      I. M. C. Macintyre

      Article first published online: 7 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4064

      Worth of randomized clinical trials acknowledged

  2. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery
    1. Growth factors in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers (pages 133–146)

      S. P. Bennett, G. D. Griffiths, A. M. Schor, G. P. Leese and S. L. Schor

      Article first published online: 7 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4019

      In vitro promise not yet fulfilled clinically

    2. Septic complications after treatment of haemorrhoids (pages 147–156)

      R. J. Guy and F. Seow-Choen

      Article first published online: 22 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4008

      Rare but may be catastrophic

  3. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
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    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery
    1. Control of emboli in patients with recurrent or crescendo transient ischaemic attacks using preoperative transcranial Doppler-directed Dextran therapy (pages 166–170)

      N. S. Lennard, C. Vijayasekar, C. Tiivas, C. W. M. Chan, D. J. Higman and C. H. E. Imray

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4030

      Potential management for patients with severe ischaemia

    2. Influence of specialization on the management and outcome of patients with pancreatic cancer (pages 171–177)

      M. O. Bachmann, D. Alderson, T. J. Peters, C. Bedford, D. Edwards, S. Wotton and I. M. Harvey

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4028

      More investigations and better outcomes in specialist centres

    3. Mapping sentinel nodes in patients with early-stage gastric carcinoma (pages 178–182)

      K. Miwa, S. Kinami, K. Taniguchi, S. Fushida, T. Fujimura and A. Nonomura

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4031

      Mapping may predict nodal status in early stage disease

    4. Effects of the intermittent Pringle manoeuvre on hepatic gene expression and ultrastructure in a randomized clinical study (pages 183–189)

      K. Man, C.-M. Lo, C.-L. Liu, Z.-W. Zhang, T. K.-W. Lee, I. O.-L. Ng, Professor S.-T. Fan and J. Wong

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4027

      Protection of the microcirculation explains the better results of the intermittent pringle manoeuvre

    5. Pancreatic leak after left pancreatectomy is reduced following main pancreatic duct ligation (pages 190–196)

      M. M. Bilimoria, J. N. Cormier, Y. Mun, J. E. Lee, D. B. Evans and P. W. T. Pisters

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4032

      Proper ligation of the duct is important

    6. Calcitonin precursors in the prediction of severity of acute pancreatitis on the day of admission (pages 197–204)

      B. J. Ammori, K. L. Becker, P. Kite, R. H. Snider, E. S. Nylén, J. C. White, M. Larvin and M. J. McMahon

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4036

      New assay may allow early prediction of severity

    7. Clinicopathological and molecular biological features of colorectal cancer in patients less than 40 years of age (pages 205–214)

      J. T. Liang, K. C. Huang, A. L. Cheng, Y. M. Jeng, M. S. Wu and S. M. Wang

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4015

      Tumours in young patients have distinctive features

    8. Systemic inflammatory response predicts survival following curative resection of colorectal cancer (pages 215–219)

      D. C. McMillan, K. Canna and C. S. McArdle

      Article first published online: 7 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4038

      Predictive value of C-reactive protein

  4. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery
    1. Treatment of perianal abscess and fistula-in-ano in children (pages 220–221)

      A. Macdonald, D. Wilson-Storey and F. Munro

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4017

      Drain, don't probe

  5. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
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    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery
    1. Prospective randomized study of bacteraemia in diathermyand stapled haemorrhoidectomy (pages 222–226)

      A. Maw, R. Concepcion, K. W. Eu, F. Seow-Choen, S. M. Heah, C. L. Tang and A. L. Tan

      Article first published online: 7 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4057

      Antibiotics probably unnecessary

    2. Female fecundity before and after operation for familial adenomatous polyposis (pages 227–231)

      K. Ø. Olsen, S. Juul, S. Bülow, H. J. Järvinen, A. Bakka, J. Björk, T. Öresland and S. Laurberg

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4082

      Important information for female patients with FAP

    3. Factors and consequences of conversion in laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for diverticular disease (pages 232–236)

      M.-C. Le Moine, J.-M. Fabre, C. Vacher, F. Navarro, M.-C. Picot and J. Domergue

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4035

      Conversion does not increase morbidity

  6. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
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    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery
    1. Extrasphincteric rectal fistulas treated successfully by Soave's procedure despite marked local sepsis (pages 237–238)

      C. A. Maxwell-Armstrong and R. K. S. Phillips

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4039

      Useful technique in pelvic sepsis

  7. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
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    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery
    1. Host immune responses and intestinal permeability in patients with jaundice (pages 239–245)

      R. W. Parks, M. I. Halliday, D. C. McCrory, P. Erwin, M. Smye, T. Diamond and B. J. Rowlands

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4029

      Surgery causes an exaggerated response

  8. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
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    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery
    1. Fine-needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of acute rejection after liver transplantation (pages 246–247)

      J. Kwekkeboom, P. E. Zondervan, M. A. Kuijpers, H. W. Tilanus and H. J. Metselaar

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4099

      May detect subclinical rejection

  9. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery
  10. Book Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery
  11. Scientific Surgery

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Original Articles
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Short Notes
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgery

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