British Journal of Surgery

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August 2003

Volume 90, Issue 8

Pages 895–1026

  1. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    12. Errata
    1. Staging of rectal cancer (pages 895–896)

      T. Wiggers

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4279

      Should be based on the next step in decision making

    2. Controlling the expansion of abdominal aortic aneurysms (pages 897–898)

      M. M. Thompson

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4280

      Pharmacotherapy holds promise for the future

  2. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    12. Errata
    1. Origin of symptoms in diverticular disease (pages 899–908)

      J. Simpson, J. H. Scholefield and R. C. Spiller

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4277

      Inflammation a likelier culprit than altered intracolonic pressure

    2. Salvage surgery after restorative proctocolectomy (pages 909–921)

      H. Tulchinsky, C. R. G. Cohen and R. J. Nicholls

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4278

      Hope for some – but not all

    3. Options for sphincter preservation in surgery for low rectal cancer (pages 922–933)

      M. G. Tytherleigh and N. J. McC. Mortensen

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4296

      Preserve the sphincter whenever possible

  3. Randomized Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    12. Errata
    1. Randomized clinical trial of three-layer paste and four-layer bandages for venous leg ulcers (pages 934–940)

      F. J. Meyer, C. L. McGuinness, N. R. F. Lagattolla, D. Eastham and K. G. Burnand

      Version of Record online: 11 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4173

    2. Randomized clinical trial comparing consultant-led or open access investigation for large bowel symptoms (pages 941–947)

      S. MacKenzie, J. Norrie, M. Vella, I. Drummond, A. Walker, R. Molloy, D. J. Galloway and P. J. O'Dwyer

      Version of Record online: 11 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4212

      Open access endoscopy seems more efficient

  4. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    12. Errata
    1. Spatial relations of the angular vein, an important landmark in axillary nodal dissection (pages 948–949)

      C.-Y. Chan and M. Tan

      Version of Record online: 15 MAY 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4147

      Helpful anatomy for the breast surgeon

  5. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    12. Errata
    1. Interstitial laser coagulation with temporary hepatic artery occlusion for patients with cirrhosis and irresectable hepatoma (pages 950–955)

      C. Verhoef, J. W. Kuiper, J. Heisterkamp, R. A. de Man, P. M. T. Pattynama and J. N. M. IJzermans

      Version of Record online: 11 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4135

      Adjuvant therapy is still needed

    2. Simultaneous resection of colorectal primary tumour and synchronous liver metastases (pages 956–962)

      J. C. Weber, P. Bachellier, E. Oussoultzoglou and D. Jaeck

      Version of Record online: 29 APR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4132

      Of benefit in selected patients

    3. Role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the treatment of multiple colorectal metastases to the liver (pages 963–969)

      K. Tanaka, R. Adam, H. Shimada, D. Azoulay, F. Lévi and H. Bismuth

      Version of Record online: 12 JUN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4160

      Significant survival advantage in those with five or more bilobar metastases

    4. Laparoscopic surgery for recurrent Crohn's disease (pages 970–973)

      H. Hasegawa, M. Watanabe, H. Nishibori, K. Okabayashi, T. Hibi and M. Kitajima

      Version of Record online: 15 MAY 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4136

      Laparoscopy feasible in recurrent disease

    5. Recurrence and survival after mesorectal excision for rectal cancer (pages 974–980)

      S. Bülow, I. J. Christensen, H. Harling, O. Kronborg, C. Fenger and H. J. Nielsen

      Version of Record online: 15 MAY 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4137

      Further evidence in support of mesorectal excision

    6. Colonic anastomotic strength and matrix metalloproteinase activity in an experimental model of bacterial peritonitis (pages 981–988)

      I. H. J. T. de Hingh, B. M. de Man, R. M. L. M. Lomme, H. van Goor and T. Hendriks

      Version of Record online: 29 APR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4146

      Sepsis does not impair anastomotic healing

    7. Detection of disseminated tumour cells in blood and bone marrow samples of patients undergoing hepatic resection for metastasis of colorectal cancer (pages 989–995)

      F. A. Vlems, J. H. S. Diepstra, C. J. A. Punt, M. J. L. Ligtenberg, I. M. H. A. Cornelissen, J. H. J. M. van Krieken, T. Wobbes, G. N. P. van Muijen and T. J. M. Ruers

      Version of Record online: 15 MAY 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4161

      Presence of disseminated tumour cells does not predict recurrence

  6. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    12. Errata
    1. Long-term results of the Lyons R90-01 randomized trial of preoperative radiotherapy with delayed surgery and its effect on sphincter-saving surgery in rectal cancer (pages 996–998)

      O. Glehen, O. Chapet, M. Adham, J. C. Nemoz and J. P. Gerard

      Version of Record online: 29 APR 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4162

      Delayed surgery does not reduce local recurrance or improve survival

  7. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    12. Errata
    1. Optimal preoperative assessment and surgery for rectal cancer may greatly limit the need for radiotherapy (pages 999–1003)

      M. Simunovic, R. Sexton, E. Rempel, B. J. Moran and R. J. Heald

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4210

      Strong case for selective radiotherapy

    2. Influence of suture material and surgical technique on risk of reoperation after non-mesh open hernia repair (pages 1004–1008)

      P. Nordin, S. Haapaniemi, A. Kald and E. Nilsson

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4122

      Non-absorbable sutures are superior to absorbable material

    3. Fibrosis-associated gene expression in renal transplant glomeruli after acute renal allograft rejection (pages 1009–1014)

      N. R. Brook, S. A. White, J. R. Waller, G. R. Bicknell and M. L. Nicholson

      Version of Record online: 15 MAY 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4133

      Not increased during acute rejection

    4. Protection against experimental small intestinal ischaemia–reperfusion injury with oxygenated perfluorochemical (pages 1015–1020)

      Y. Fujino, Y. Suzuki, K. Kakinoki, Y. Tanioka, Y. Ku and Y. Kuroda

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4138

      A potential way to prevent small bowel ischaemia

  8. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    12. Errata
    1. Author's reply: Evaluation of POSSUM and P-POSSUM scoring systems in patients undergoing colorectal surgery (Br J Surg 2003; 90: 340-345) (page 1021)

      P. P. Tekkis, N. Kessaris, H. M. Kocher, J. D. Poloniecki, J. Lyttle and A. C. J. Windsor

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4358

  9. Book Reviews

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    12. Errata
    1. Scientific surgery (page 1025)

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4348

  11. Errata

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Short Notes
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    12. Errata
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      Use of transpelvic rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap for anal cancer salvage surgery (page 1026)

      T. M. Tei, T. Stolzenburg, S. Buntzen, S. Laurberg and H. Kjeldsen

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4305

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