British Journal of Surgery

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December 2007

Volume 94, Issue 12

Pages 1447–1578

  1. Leading Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Systematic Reviews
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
    8. Corrigendum
    1. Ileocolic anastomosis (pages 1447–1448)

      I. P. Bissett

      Article first published online: 16 NOV 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6070

      Stapled anastomoses leak less

    2. Cancer vaccines (pages 1449–1450)

      R. Kiessling and A. Choudhury

      Article first published online: 16 NOV 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6085

      Stormy fortunes

  2. Systematic Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Systematic Reviews
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
    8. Corrigendum
    1. Systematic evaluation of surgical strategies for acute malignant left-sided colonic obstruction (pages 1451–1460)

      S. Breitenstein, A. Rickenbacher, D. Berdajs, M. Puhan, P.-A. Clavien and N. Demartines

      Article first published online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6007

      One-stage surgery is superior

    2. Systematic review of minimally invasive resection for gastro-oesophageal cancer (pages 1461–1467)

      E. H. Gemmill and P. McCulloch

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6015

      Feasible but of uncertain benefit

  3. Randomized Clinical Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Systematic Reviews
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
    8. Corrigendum
    1. Randomized controlled trial of adjuvant uracil–tegafur versus surgery alone for serosa-negative, locally advanced gastric cancer (pages 1468–1476)

      T. Nakajima, T. Kinoshita, A. Nashimoto, M. Sairenji, T. Yamaguchi, J. Sakamoto, T. Fujiya, T. Inada, M. Sasako and Y. Ohashi

      Article first published online: 18 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5996

      Survival advantage following adjuvant chemotherapy

    2. Randomized clinical trial of moxonidine in patients undergoing major vascular surgery (pages 1477–1484)

      D. Bolliger, M. D. Seeberger, G. A. L. Lurati Buse, P. Christen, L. Gürke and M. Filipovic

      Article first published online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6012

      No advantage found

  4. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Systematic Reviews
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
    8. Corrigendum
    1. Effects of thyroxine replacement on lipid profile and endothelial function after thyroidectomy (pages 1485–1490)

      Y. Erbil, N. Özbey, M. Giriş, A. Salmaslıoğlu, S. Özarmağan and S. Tezelman

      Article first published online: 17 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5915

      Immediate thyroxine replacement to prevent atherogenic effect

    2. P-glycoprotein expression is associated with sestamibi washout in primary hyperparathyroidism (pages 1491–1495)

      Y. Gupta, R. Ahmed, L. Happerfield, S. E. Pinder, K. K. Balan and G. C. Wishart

      Article first published online: 10 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5882

      Potential to improve scanning sensitivity

    3. Malnutrition after oesophageal cancer surgery in Sweden (pages 1496–1500)

      L. Martin, J. Lagergren, M. Lindblad, I. Rouvelas and P. Lagergren

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5881

      May require clinical intervention

    4. Clinical prognostic scoring system to aid decision-making in gastro-oesophageal cancer (pages 1501–1508)

      D. A. C. Deans, S. J. Wigmore, A. C. de Beaux, S. Paterson-Brown, O. J. Garden and K. C. H. Fearon

      Article first published online: 17 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5849

      A useful tool for predicting death

    5. Prospective cohort comparison of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy versus chemotherapy in patients with oesophageal cancer (pages 1509–1514)

      M. A. Morgan, W. G. Lewis, T. D. L. Crosby, X. Escofet, S. A. Roberts, A. E. Brewster, T. J. Harvard and G. W. B. Clark

      Article first published online: 27 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5671

      Both treatments are effective

    6. Limited additional value of positron emission tomography in staging oesophageal cancer (pages 1515–1520)

      H. L. van Westreenen, M. Westerterp, G. W. Sloof, H. Groen, P. M. M. Bossuyt, P. L. Jager, E. F. Comans, H. M. van Dullemen, P. Fockens, J. Stoker, E. J. van der Jagt, J. J. B. van Lanschot and J. T. M. Plukker

      Article first published online: 27 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5708

      Small impact when used at the end of a staging protocol

    7. Evaluation of O-POSSUM in predicting in-hospital mortality after resection for oesophageal cancer (pages 1521–1526)

      S. M. Lagarde, A. K. D. Maris, S. M. M. de Castro, O. R. C. Busch, H. Obertop and J. J. B. van Lanschot

      Article first published online: 10 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5850

      No value for comparative audits

    8. Laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy without cystic duct ligation (pages 1527–1529)

      I. Sinha, M. Lawson Smith, P. Safranek, T. Dehn and M. Booth

      Article first published online: 13 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5889

      A safe alternative to conversion

    9. Clinicopathological significance of fibrous tissue around fixed recurrent rectal cancer in the pelvis (pages 1530–1535)

      K. Uehara, T. Shimoda, Y. Nakanishi, H. Taniguchi, T. Akasu, S. Fujita, S. Yamamoto and Y. Moriya

      Article first published online: 14 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5696

      May be an important prognostic factor

    10. Achieving R0 resection in the colorectum using endoscopic submucosal dissection (pages 1536–1542)

      D. P. Hurlstone, R. Atkinson, D. S. Sanders, M. Thomson, S. S. Cross and S. Brown

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5720

      Can achieve high cure rates

    11. Urodynamic outcome of waterjet-assisted total mesorectal excision (pages 1543–1547)

      P. Geers, K. T. Moesta, C. Yildirim, W. F. Thon and F. Köckerling

      Article first published online: 27 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5862

      Preliminary results encouraging

    12. Impact of anastomotic leakage on oncological outcome after rectal cancer resection (pages 1548–1554)

      H. Ptok, F. Marusch, F. Meyer, D. Schubert, I. Gastinger and H. Lippert

      Article first published online: 1 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5707

      Negative impact if re-operation needed

    13. Laparoscopic approach in surgical treatment of rectal cancer (pages 1555–1561)

      C. Laurent, F. Leblanc, C. Gineste, J. Saric and E. Rullier

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5884

      Not suitable for all

    14. Laparoscopic reintervention for anastomotic leakage after primary laparoscopic colorectal surgery (pages 1562–1566)

      J. Wind, A. G. Koopman, M. I. van Berge Henegouwen, J. F. M. Slors, D. J. Gouma and W. A. Bemelman

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5892

      Preliminary data show benefit

    15. Selecting patients with young-onset colorectal cancer for mismatch repair gene analysis (pages 1567–1571)

      M. Walker, B. O'Sullivan, B. Perakath, P. Taniere, D. Cruger and D. Morton

      Article first published online: 30 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.5822

      An argument for routine immunohistochemistry

  5. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading Articles
    3. Systematic Reviews
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Correspondence
    7. Scientific Surgeries
    8. Corrigendum
    1. Retroperitoneal sarcoma (Br J Surg 2007; 94: 1057–1058) (page 1572)

      P. J. Shukla, S. G. Barreto and S. V. Shrikhande

      Article first published online: 16 NOV 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6086

  6. Scientific Surgeries

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

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