British Journal of Surgery

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May 2006

Volume 93, Issue 5

Pages 513–643

  1. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Randomized Clinical Trials
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Radiological staging of gastrointestinal and breast tumours (pages 513–515)

      J. E. Husband and B. Sharma

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5320

      Combining morphology and metabolism

    2. Surgery in developing nations (pages 516–517)

      E. Q. Archampong

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5317

      Of international concern

  2. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Randomized Clinical Trials
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Disturbances of the microcirculation in acute pancreatitis (pages 518–530)

      C. M. Cuthbertson and C. Christophi

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5316

      A key pathological process

    2. Molecular biology of squamous cell carcinoma of the anus (pages 531–538)

      P. Gervaz, B. Hirschel and P. Morel

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5376

      Stepwise progression

  3. Meta-Analysis

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Randomized Clinical Trials
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
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      Meta-analysis of sentinel lymph node biopsy after preoperative chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer (pages 539–546)

      Y. Xing, M. Foy, D. D. Cox, H. M. Kuerer, K. K. Hunt and J. N. Cormier

      Version of Record online: 2 DEC 2005 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5209

      Similarly effective to no chemotherapy

  4. Randomized Clinical Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Randomized Clinical Trials
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Randomized clinical trial to determine the effect of nasogastric drainage on tracheal acid aspiration following oesophagectomy (pages 547–552)

      M. J. Shackcloth, E. McCarron, J. Kendall, G. N. Russell, S. H. Pennefather, J. Tran and R. D. Page

      Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5284

      Sump-type nasogastric tube is best

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      Randomized clinical trial of robot-assisted versus laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (pages 553–558)

      M. Morino, L. Pellegrino, C. Giaccone, C. Garrone and F. Rebecchi

      Version of Record online: 21 MAR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5325

      No advantage at the moment

  5. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Randomized Clinical Trials
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. A risk index for early node-negative breast cancer (pages 564–571)

      J. Boyages, R. Taylor, B. Chua, O. Ung, M. Bilous, E. Salisbury and N. Wilcken

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5207

      A simple new method

    2. Intraoperative touch imprint cytology for the diagnosis of sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer (pages 572–576)

      D. W. Chicken, G. Kocjan, M. Falzon, A. C. Lee, M. Douek, R. Sainsbury and M. R. S. Keshtgar

      Version of Record online: 21 MAR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5289

      A practical guide

    3. The prevalence of thrombophilia in patients with symptomatic peripheral vascular disease (pages 577–581)

      S. Vig, A. Chitolie, D. Bevan, J. Dormandy, M. M. Thompson and A. Halliday

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5300

      One-quarter have thrombophilia

    4. Improved quality of life after sympathetic block for upper limb hyperhidrosis (pages 582–586)

      P. Panhofer, J. Zacherl, R. Jakesz, G. Bischof and C. Neumayer

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5304

      Two valuable QoL instruments

    5. Downstaging colorectal liver metastases by concomitant unilateral portal vein ligation and selective intra-arterial chemotherapy (pages 587–592)

      N. Selzner, B. C. Pestalozzi, Z. Kadry, M. Selzner, S. Wildermuth and P.-A. Clavien

      Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5281

      Worthy of a large-scale trial

    6. Surgical intervention in patients with necrotizing pancreatitis (pages 593–599)

      M. G. Besselink, M. T. de Bruijn, J. P. Rutten, M. A. Boermeester, H. S. Hofker and H. G. Gooszen

      Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5287

      Poor results with open abdomen

    7. Long-term outcome of resection of large hepatocellular carcinoma (pages 600–606)

      X.-P. Chen, F.-Z. Qiu, Z.-D. Wu, Z.-W. Zhang, Z.-Y. Huang and Y.-F Chen

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5335

      Safety and survival improved

  6. Short Notes

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Randomized Clinical Trials
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
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      Survival benefit of high ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery in sigmoid colon or rectal cancer surgery (pages 609–615)

      Y. Kanemitsu, T. Hirai, K. Komori and T. Kato

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5327

      Large series indicates small potential benefit with high ligation

    2. Comparative study of left colonic Peritonitis Severity Score and Mannheim Peritonitis Index (pages 616–622)

      S. Biondo, E. Ramos, D. Fraccalvieri, E. Kreisler, J. Martí Ragué and E. Jaurrieta

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5326

      Comparison of two scoring systems for peritonitis

    3. Reduction in wound infection rates by wound surveillance with postdischarge follow-up and feedback (pages 630–638)

      A. P. R. Wilson, B. Hodgson, M. Liu, D. Plummer, I. Taylor, J. Roberts, M. Jit and C. Sherlaw-Johnson

      Version of Record online: 21 MAR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5303

      Saves money too

  8. Correspondence

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

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Randomized Clinical Trials
    6. Original Articles
    7. Short Notes
    8. Original Articles
    9. Correspondence
    10. Book Reviews
    11. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Scientific surgery (page 643)

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5453

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