British Journal of Surgery

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October 2004

Volume 91, Issue 10

Pages 1241–1384

  1. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Meta-analysis
    4. Reviews
    5. Systematic Reviews
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Sentinel node micrometastasis in breast cancer (pages 1241–1242)

      E. J. T. Rutgers

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4800

      Extra information is not always valuable

    2. The continuing challenge of early mortality in acute pancreatitis (pages 1243–1244)

      C. J. McKay and C. W. Imrie

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4750

      Local networks may aid decision making

  2. Meta-analysis

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Meta-analysis
    4. Reviews
    5. Systematic Reviews
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Meta-analysis of non-sentinel node metastases associated with micrometastatic sentinel nodes in breast cancer (pages 1245–1252)

      G. Cserni, D. Gregori, F. Merletti, A. Sapino, M. P. Mano, A. Ponti, S. Sandrucci, B. Baltás and G. Bussolati

      Version of Record online: 19 AUG 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4725

      Evidence to aid management in a controversial area

  3. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Meta-analysis
    4. Reviews
    5. Systematic Reviews
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Bowel injury as a complication of laparoscopy (pages 1253–1258)

      M. van der Voort, E. A. M. Heijnsdijk and D. J. Gouma

      Version of Record online: 8 SEP 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4716

      Small incidence but high associated mortality

    2. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy (pages 1259–1274)

      A. Assalia and M. Gagner

      Version of Record online: 26 AUG 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4738

      Method of choice for small and medium sized benign lesions

  4. Systematic Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Meta-analysis
    4. Reviews
    5. Systematic Reviews
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Systematic review of genetic influences on the prognosis of colorectal cancer (pages 1275–1291)

      S. Anwar, I. M. Frayling, N. A. Scott and G. L. Carlson

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4737

      Conflicting evidence

  5. Randomized Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Meta-analysis
    4. Reviews
    5. Systematic Reviews
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Randomized clinical trial of four-layer and short-stretch compression bandages for venous leg ulcers (VenUS I) (pages 1292–1299)

      E. A. Nelson, C. P. Iglesias, N. Cullum and D. J. Torgerson

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4754

      Ulcers healed quicker in four layer compression

    2. Economic analysis of VenUS I, a randomized trial of two bandages for treating venous leg ulcers (pages 1300–1306)

      C. P. Iglesias, E. A. Nelson, N. Cullum and D. J. Torgerson

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4755

      Four layer bandaging was cheaper

  6. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Meta-analysis
    4. Reviews
    5. Systematic Reviews
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Survival after treatment for breast cancer in a geographically defined population (pages 1307–1312)

      G. Tejler, B. Norberg, M. Dufmats and B. Nordenskjöld

      Version of Record online: 29 JUL 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4697

      The results of a screening programme

    2. New insights into the development of popliteal cysts (pages 1313–1318)

      N. Labropoulos, D. A. Shifrin and O. Paxinos

      Version of Record online: 7 JUL 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4635

      Anatomical and ultrasound investigation

    3. Therapeutic strategy for signet ring cell carcinoma of the stomach (pages 1319–1324)

      C. Kunisaki, H. Shimada, M. Nomura, G. Matsuda, Y. Otsuka and H. Akiyama

      Version of Record online: 26 JUL 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4637

      Signet ring early gastric cancer has an excellent prognosis

    4. Retrospective comparison of open versus laparoscopic pyloromyotomy (pages 1325–1329)

      N. J. Hall, N. Ade-Ajayi, J. Al-Roubaie, J. Curry, E. M. Kiely and A. Pierro

      Version of Record online: 16 AUG 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4523

      Similar results with both procedures

    5. Continuous infusion of N-acetylcysteine reduces liver warm ischaemia–reperfusion injury (pages 1330–1339)

      G. K. Glantzounis, W. Yang, R. S. Koti, D. P. Mikhailidis, A. M. Seifalian and B. R. Davidson

      Version of Record online: 29 JUL 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4694

      Scientific basis for a clinical trial

    6. Functional and physiological outcome following transanal repair of rectocele (pages 1340–1344)

      A. G. Heriot, A. Skull and D. Kumar

      Version of Record online: 26 JUL 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4543

      Good functional and physiological outcomes reported

    7. Assessment of outcomes after colorectal cancer resection in the elderly as a rationale for screening and early detection (pages 1345–1351)

      A. J. Clark, D. Stockton, A. Elder, R. G. Wilson and M. G. Dunlop

      Version of Record online: 2 AUG 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4601

      Argument for extending age range for screening

  7. Short Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Meta-analysis
    4. Reviews
    5. Systematic Reviews
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Disappointing long-term results of the artificial anal sphincter for faecal incontinence (pages 1352–1353)

      D. F. Altomare, G. A. Binda, G. Dodi, F. La Torre, G. Romano, M. Rinaldi and E. Melega

      Version of Record online: 7 JUL 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4600

      Long term results of ABS disappointing

  8. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Meta-analysis
    4. Reviews
    5. Systematic Reviews
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Prognostic significance of serum vascular endothelial growth factor and endostatin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (pages 1354–1360)

      R. T. P. Poon, J. W. Y. Ho, C. S. W. Tong, C. Lau, I. O. L. Ng and S.-T. Fan

      Version of Record online: 7 JUL 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4594

      High VEGF associated with worse survival

    2. Prospective study of contrast-enhanced computed tomography, computed tomography during arterioportography, and magnetic resonance imaging for staging colorectal liver metastases for liver resection (pages 1361–1369)

      S. Bhattacharjya, T. Bhattacharjya, S. Baber, J. M. Tibballs, A. F. Watkinson and B. R. Davidson

      Version of Record online: 5 AUG 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4699

      No differences in overall accuracy

    3. High incidence of in-transit metastases after sentinel node biopsy in patients with melanoma (pages 1370–1371)

      S. H. Estourgie, O. E. Nieweg and B. B. R. Kroon

      Version of Record online: 9 AUG 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4692

      sentinel node biopsy increases risk

    4. Chronic pain after open mesh and sutured repair of indirect inguinal hernia in young males (pages 1372–1376)

      M. Bay-Nielsen, E. Nilsson, P. Nordin and H. Kehlet

      Version of Record online: 5 AUG 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4502

      Even successful hernia surgery may harm patients

    5. Prospective survey of factors affecting risk discussion during consent in a surgical specialty (pages 1377–1380)

      J. M. Pleat, C. S. J. Dunkin, C. E. Davies, R. M. Ripley and M. P. H. Tyler

      Version of Record online: 22 JUN 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4590

      Survey reveals considerable variation in consent process

  9. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Meta-analysis
    4. Reviews
    5. Systematic Reviews
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Perianal Crohn's disease (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 801-814) (page 1381)

      G. Olaison, S. Almer and P. Anderson

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4825

  10. Book Reviews

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Meta-analysis
    4. Reviews
    5. Systematic Reviews
    6. Randomized Trials
    7. Original Articles
    8. Short Notes
    9. Original Articles
    10. Correspondence
    11. Book Reviews
    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Scientific surgery (page 1384)

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4824

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