British Journal of Surgery

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May 2004

Volume 91, Issue 5

Pages 523–649

  1. Leading articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Book Reviews
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Aortic dissection (pages 523–525)

      H. J. Safi and A. L. Estrera

      Article first published online: 13 APR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4631

      In the acute setting management is primarily medical

    2. Nosocomial infection (pages 526–527)

      D. Leaper

      Article first published online: 13 APR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4632

      Another aspect of patient safety

  2. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Book Reviews
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Techniques of reconstruction after total gastrectomy for cancer (pages 528–539)

      T. Lehnert and K. Buhl

      Article first published online: 13 APR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4512

      Construction of a small bowel reservoir may have benefits

    2. Neoadjuvant therapy for oesophagogastric cancer (pages 540–551)

      F. Lordick, H. J. Stein, C. Peschel and J. R. Siewert

      Article first published online: 13 APR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4575

      A valid option for locally advanced disease

  3. Randomized Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Book Reviews
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic versus open fundoplication for gastro-oesophageal reflux (pages 552–559)

      G. Nilsson, J. Wenner, S. Larsson and F. Johnsson

      Article first published online: 22 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4483

      Both procedures were effective

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  4. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Book Reviews
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Outcome of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the era of endovascular treatment (pages 563–568)

      C. J. Zeebregts, R. H. Geelkerken, J. van der Palen, A. B. Huisman, P. de Smit and R. J. van Det

      Article first published online: 22 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4529

      Both methods have their place

    2. Total thyroidectomy for clinically benign disease of the thyroid gland (pages 569–574)

      L. P. Bron and C. J. O'Brien

      Article first published online: 22 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4507

      Becoming the standard operation for bilobar multinodular goitre

    3. Oesophageal and gastric bile exposure after gastroduodenal surgery with Henley's interposition or a Roux-en-Y loop (pages 580–585)

      J.-Y. Mabrut, J.-M. Collard, R. Romagnoli, C. Gutschow and M. Salizzoni

      Article first published online: 13 APR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4569

      Jejunal interposition prevents bile reflux

    4. Curative resection is the single most important factor determining outcome in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma (pages 586–594)

      M. Wagner, C. Redaelli, M. Lietz, C. A. Seiler, H. Friess and M. W. Büchler

      Article first published online: 22 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4484

      Resect only when an R0 operation seems feasible

    5. Timing of urgent laparoscopic cholecystectomy does not influence conversion rate (pages 601–604)

      J. S. Knight, S. J. Mercer, S. S. Somers, A. M. Walters, S. A. Sadek and S. K. C. Toh

      Article first published online: 22 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4539

      Timing has no impact for an experienced surgeon

    6. Influence of volume and specialization on survival following surgery for colorectal cancer (pages 610–617)

      C. S. McArdle and D. J. Hole

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4476

      Further evidence of the importance of specialization

    7. Working capacity and resting energy expenditure after ileal pouch–anal anastomosis (pages 618–624)

      M. Öhrström, O. Jansson, B. Wohlfart and M. Ekelund

      Article first published online: 22 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4519

      Working capacity is normal after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis

    8. Fistuloclysis can successfully replace parenteral feeding in the nutritional support of patients with enterocutaneous fistula (pages 625–631)

      A. Teubner, K. Morrison, H. R. Ravishankar, I. D. Anderson, N. A. Scott and G. L. Carlson

      Article first published online: 22 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4520

      Useful and less expensive in selected patients

    9. Delayed portal vein thrombosis after experimental radiofrequency ablation near the main portal vein (pages 632–639)

      K. K. C. Ng, C. M. Lam, R. T. P. Poon, T. W. H. Shek, S. T. Fan and J. Wong

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4500

      Pringle technique may be dangerous with radiofrequency ablation

    10. Incidence and outcome of surgical repair of spigelian hernia (pages 640–644)

      D. I. Vos and M. R. M. Scheltinga

      Article first published online: 22 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4524

      Probably under diagnosed

  5. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Randomized Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Book Reviews
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Surgical site infection after groin hernia repair (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 105-111) (page 647)

      S. Kumar, P. Foo Wong, A. Melling and D.J. Leaper

      Article first published online: 13 APR 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.4658

  6. Book Reviews

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

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

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