British Journal of Surgery

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April 2003

Volume 90, Issue 4

Pages 383–509

  1. Leaders

    1. Top of page
    2. Leaders
    3. Leading Articles
    4. Reviews
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgery
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    1. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (pages 383–385)

      B. Skogseid

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4110

      Rare and unpredictable

  2. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leaders
    3. Leading Articles
    4. Reviews
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgery
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    1. Familial pancreatic cancer (pages 386–387)

      D. K. Bartsch

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4127

      Screening advocated

  3. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leaders
    3. Leading Articles
    4. Reviews
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgery
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    1. The need for targeted research into breast cancer in the elderly (pages 388–399)

      L. Wyld and M. W. R. Reed

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4124

      The elderly receive less aggressive treatment for breast cancer - why?

    2. Preoperative fasting (pages 400–406)

      O. Ljungqvist and E. Søreide

      Article first published online: 29 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4066

      Preoperative carbohydrates reduce postoperative insulin resistance

    3. Management of severe acute pancreatitis (pages 407–420)

      M. Yousaf, K. McCallion and T. Diamond

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4179

      A formalized approach is advocated

  4. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leaders
    3. Leading Articles
    4. Reviews
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgery
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    1. Comparison of POSSUM scoring and the Hardman Index in selection of patients for repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (pages 421–425)

      W. D. Neary, P. Crow, C. Foy, D. Prytherch, B. P. Heather and J. J. Earnshaw

      Article first published online: 11 MAR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4061

      Both are useful in decision making

    2. Value of the Van Nuys Prognostic Index in prediction of recurrence of ductal carcinoma in situ after breast-conserving surgery (pages 426–432)

      G. P. Boland, K. C. Chan, W. F. Knox, S. A. Roberts and N. J. Bundred

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4051

      Lacks the power to guide adjuvant treatment

    3. Segmental nature of the porcine liver and its potential as a model for experimental partial hepatectomy (pages 440–444)

      F. G. Court, S. A. Wemyss-Holden, C. P. Morrison, B. D. Teague, P. E. Laws, J. Kew, A. R. Dennison and G. J. Maddern

      Article first published online: 10 FEB 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4053

      A useful tool for experimental liver surgery

    4. Laparoscopic intersphincteric resection with coloplasty and coloanal anastomosis for mid and low rectal cancer (pages 445–451)

      E. Rullier, A. Sa Cunha, P. Couderc, A. Rullier, R. Gontier and J. Saric

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4052

      Excellent results from specialized centre

  5. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leaders
    3. Leading Articles
    4. Reviews
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgery
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    1. Use of hyperbaric oxygen to treat chronic anal fissure (pages 452–453)

      J. D. Cundall, A. Gardiner, G. Laden, P. Grout and G. S. Duthie

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4054

      A novel if expensive treatment for chronic fissure

  6. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leaders
    3. Leading Articles
    4. Reviews
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgery
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    1. Registration and validity of surgical complications in colorectal cancer surgery (pages 454–459)

      Professor U. Gunnarsson, E. Seligsohn, P. Jestin and L. Påhlman

      Article first published online: 10 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4058

      Crucial to monitor quality assurance

    2. Experimental model to estimate intestinal viability using charge-coupled device microscopy (pages 460–465)

      M. Yasumura, Y. Mori, H. Takagi, T. Yamada, K. Sakamoto, H. Iwata and H. Hirose

      Article first published online: 10 FEB 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4059

      Formula to assess intestinal viability

    3. Pelvic connective tissue resilience decreases with vaginal delivery, menopause and uterine prolapse (pages 466–472)

      N. H. J. Reay Jones, J. C. Healy, L. J. King, S. Saini, S. Shousha and T. G. Allen-Mersh

      Article first published online: 29 JAN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4065

      May explain progression of prolapse after menopause

    4. Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in the management of salivary calculi (pages 482–485)

      M. P. Escudier, J. E. Brown, N. A. Drage and M. McGurk

      Article first published online: 10 FEB 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4067

      May reduce the need for salivary gland excision

  7. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leaders
    3. Leading Articles
    4. Reviews
    5. Original Articles
    6. Short Notes
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Book Reviews
    10. Scientific Surgery
    11. VSSGBI Abstracts
    1. A 10-year experience of complex liver trauma (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1532–1537) (pages 486–487)

      N. R. M. Tai, K. D. Boffard, J. Goosen and F. Plani

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4191

  8. Book Reviews

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

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

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

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