British Journal of Surgery

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July 2003

Volume 90, Issue 7

Pages 767–891

  1. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Surgical simulation—a ‘good idea whose time has come’ (pages 767–768)

      H. R. Champion and A. G. Gallagher

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4187

      Technology assisted training will have a major impact worldwide

    2. Future perspectives in the acute management of head injury (pages 769–771)

      P. J. Hutchinson

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4215

      Observations on one of the commonest reasons for admission to hospital

  2. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
    1. The prevention of breast cancer (pages 772–783)

      R. S. Prichard, A. D. K. Hill, B. Dijkstra, E. W. McDermott and N. J. O'Higgins

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4218

      Although tamoxifen is the only generally approved agent, others are under evaluation

    2. Parastomal hernia (pages 784–793)

      P. W. G. Carne, G. M. Robertson and F. A. Frizelle

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4220

      No specific technical factor is known to prevent herniation

  3. Randomized Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Randomized clinical trial and economic analysis of four-layer compression bandaging for venous ulcers (pages 794–798)

      J. F. O'Brien, P. A. Grace, I. J. Perry, A. Hannigan, M. Clarke Moloney and P. E. Burke

      Version of Record online: 12 JUN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4167

      4-layer bandaging is cost effective in a community setting

    2. Randomized clinical trial of ultrasonic versus electrocautery dissection of the gallbladder in laparoscopic cholecystectomy (pages 799–803)

      I. M. C. Janssen, D. J. Swank, O. Boonstra, B. C. Knipscheer, J. H. G. Klinkenbijl and H. van Goor

      Version of Record online: 29 APR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4128

      Fewer gallbladder perforations using ultrasonic dissection compared with electrocautery

    3. Randomized clinical trials to determine the role of topical glyceryl trinitrate in peripheral intravenous nutrition (pages 804–810)

      B. M. Dobbins, J. A. Catton, M. J. Tighe, G. V. Miller, I. G. Martin and M. J. McMahon

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4205

      Topical GTN confers no benefit

  4. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Mid-term results for second-generation thoracic stent grafts (pages 811–817)

      R. E. Bell, P. R. Taylor, M. Aukett, T. Sabharwal and J. F. Reidy

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4178

      Arguably better than open surgey

    2. Thromboprophylaxis can be omitted in selected patients undergoing varicose vein surgery and hernia repair (pages 818–820)

      S. Enoch, E. Woon and S. D. Blair

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4185

      Low risk patients don't need it

    3. Recommendations for screening intervals for small aortic aneurysms (pages 821–826)

      R. J. McCarthy, E. Shaw, M. R. Whyman, J. J. Earnshaw, K. R. Poskitt and B. P. Heather

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4216

      Useful guidelines for current practice

    4. Use of mortality rate after aortic surgery as a performance indicator (pages 827–831)

      J. A. Michaels

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4310

      Comparison using routinely collected data may be misleading

    5. Reoperation for neurological complications following carotid endarterectomy (pages 832–837)

      A. H. R. Stewart, C. M. McGrath, S. E. A. Cole, F. C. T. Smith, R. N. Baird and P. M. Lamont

      Version of Record online: 12 JUN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4121

      This review shows no advantage in reoperation

    6. Value of the Glasgow Aneurysm Score in predicting the immediate and long-term outcome after elective open repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (pages 838–844)

      F. Biancari, E. Leo, K. Ylönen, M. H. Vaarala, P. Rainio and T. Juvonen

      Version of Record online: 12 JUN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4130

      The score predicted immediate and late outcome

    7. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma presenting with obstructive jaundice (pages 845–849)

      K. V. Ravindra, M. D. Stringer, K. R. Prasad, S. E. Kinsey and J. P. A. Lodge

      Version of Record online: 12 JUN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4119

      Don't forget this as a cause of obstructive jaundice

    8. Impact of anatomical wrap position on the outcome of Nissen fundoplication (pages 854–859)

      S. C. Donkervoort, J. E. Bais, H. Rijnhart-de Jong and H. G. Gooszen

      Version of Record online: 7 APR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4123

      Wrap position does not correlate well with functional outcome

    9. Clinical and physiological findings, and possible aetiological factors of rectal hyposensitivity (pages 860–866)

      M. A. Gladman, S. M. Scott, N. S. Williams and P. J. Lunniss

      Version of Record online: 28 FEB 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4103

      Important in aetiology of both constipation and incontinence

    10. Prospective evaluation of laparoscopic total mesorectal excision with colonic J-pouch reconstruction for mid and low rectal cancers (pages 867–871)

      W. W. C. Tsang, C. C. Chung and M. K. W. Li

      Version of Record online: 28 FEB 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4105

      Laparoscopic TME both feasible and safe

    11. L-Erythro-methoxamine is more potent than phenylephrine in effecting contraction of internal anal sphincter in vitro (pages 872–876)

      O. M. Jones, J. M. Thompson, A. F. Brading and N. J. McC. Mortensen

      Version of Record online: 14 APR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4120

      Potential new drug therapy for faecal incontinence

    12. Magnetic resonance imaging for primary fistula in ano (pages 877–881)

      G. N. Buchanan, S. Halligan, A. B. Williams, C. R. G. Cohen, D. Tarroni, R. K. S. Phillips and C. I. Bartram

      Version of Record online: 12 JUN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4125

      MRI alters clinical management on 10 per cent of primary fistulas

    13. Perioperative detection of disseminated tumour cells is an independent prognostic factor in patients with colorectal cancer (pages 882–888)

      B. Bosch, U. Guller, A. Schnider, R. Maurer, F. Harder, U. Metzger and W. R. Marti

      Version of Record online: 28 FEB 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4129

      Disseminated tumour cells

  5. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
  6. Scientific Surgeries

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Scientific surgery (page 891)

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4329

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