British Journal of Surgery

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September 2008

Volume 95, Issue 9

Pages 1075–1192

  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. Book Reviews
    1. Subtotal adrenalectomy (pages 1075–1076)

      R. Hardy and T. W. J. Lennard

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6202

  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. Book Reviews
    1. Systematic review of randomized controlled trials of the effectiveness of biofeedback for pelvic floor dysfunction (pages 1079–1087)

      C. E. Koh, C. J. Young, J. M. Young and M. J. Solomon

      Article first published online: 25 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6303

      Effective—but on limited evidence

  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. Book Reviews
    1. Prospective randomized study of monopolar scissors, bipolar vessel sealer and ultrasonic shears in laparoscopic colorectal surgery (pages 1098–1104)

      M. Hubner, N. Demartines, S. Muller, D. Dindo, P.-A. Clavien and D. Hahnloser

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6321

      Dissection times improved

  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. Book Reviews
    1. Study of quadrant high-dose intraoperative radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer (pages 1105–1110)

      V. Sacchini, K. Beal, J. Goldberg, L. Montgomery, E. Port and B. McCormick

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6208

      Feasible, but randomized trials needed

    2. Predictors of return to work following carotid endarterectomy (pages 1111–1114)

      R. S. Vohra, P. A. Coughlin, P. McShane, M. Bains, K. A. Laughlan, M. J. Gough and on behalf of the General Anaesthetic versus Local Anaesthetic for carotid endarterectomy (GALA) trial collaborators

      Article first published online: 25 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6247

      Age and preoperative stroke are factors

    3. Spontaneous rupture of the oesophagus (pages 1115–1120)

      S. M. Griffin, P. J. Lamb, J. Shenfine, D. L. Richardson, D. Karat and N. Hayes

      Article first published online: 25 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6294

      Still a condition with high mortality

    4. Long-term health-related quality of life following surgery for oesophageal cancer (pages 1121–1126)

      T. Djärv, J. Lagergren, J. M. Blazeby and P. Lagergren

      Article first published online: 25 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6293

      QoL does not return to normal even when cure is likely

    5. Endoscopic ultrasonography-detected low-volume ascites as a predictor of inoperability for oesophagogastric cancer (pages 1127–1130)

      J. Sultan, S. Robinson, N. Hayes, S. M. Griffin, D. L. Richardson and S. R. Preston

      Article first published online: 25 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6299

      An important feature, likely to indicate incurable disease

    6. Outcome of pylorus-preserving gastrectomy for early gastric cancer (pages 1131–1135)

      S. Morita, H. Katai, M. Saka, T. Fukagawa, T. Sano and M. Sasako

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6295

      A worthwhile procedure for appropriate patients

    7. Risk factors for development of desmoid tumours in familial adenomatous polyposis (pages 1136–1139)

      J. H. Lefevre, Y. Parc, S. Kernéis, N. Goasguen, M. Benis, R. Parc and E. Tiret

      Article first published online: 25 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6241

      Risks are largely patient-specific

    8. Flexible sigmoidoscopy and whole colonic imaging in the diagnosis of cancer in patients with colorectal symptoms (pages 1140–1146)

      M. R. Thompson, K. G. Flashman, K. Wooldrage, P. A. Rogers, A. Senapati, D. P. O'Leary and W. Atkin

      Article first published online: 11 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6234

      FS does not miss much

    9. Sites of surgical waisting in the abdominoperineal specimen (pages 1147–1154)

      G. Salerno, I. Chandler, A. Wotherspoon, K. Thomas, B. Moran and G. Brown

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6231

      Identifies a site with higher risk

    10. Economic evaluation of sacral nerve stimulation for faecal incontinence (pages 1155–1163)

      T. C. Dudding, E. Meng Lee, O. Faiz, D. Parés, C. J. Vaizey, A. McGuire and M. A. Kamm

      Article first published online: 25 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6237

      Within the threshold for cost effectiveness

    11. Peritoneal pseudomyxoma: results of a systematic policy of complete cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (pages 1164–1171)

      D. Elias, C. Honoré, R. Ciuchendéa, V. Billard, B. Raynard, R. Lo Dico, C. Dromain, P. Duvillard and D. Goéré

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6235

      Encouraging results

    12. Local impact of the English arm of the UK Bowel Cancer Screening Pilot study (pages 1172–1179)

      S. J. Goodyear, N. Stallard, A. Gaunt, R. Parker, N. Williams and L. Wong

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6230

      Earlier diagnosis achieved

    13. Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells in biosutures do not improve healing of experimental colonic anastomoses (pages 1180–1184)

      I. Pascual, G. Fernández de Miguel, U. A. Gómez-Pinedo, F. de Miguel, M. García Arranz and D. García-Olmo

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6242

      No meaningful effect

  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. Book Reviews
    1. Authors' reply: Changing trends in surgery for acute appendicitis (Br J Surg 2008; 95: 363–368) (page 1188)

      H. M. Paterson, M. Qadan, S. M. de Luca, S. J. Nixon and S. Paterson-Brown

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6367

    2. Gastric cancer in Europe (Br J Surg 2008; 95: 406–408) (page 1189)

      P.J. Shukla, R.S.K. Pavoor and G.S. Barreto

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6370

  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. Book Reviews
  7. Book Reviews

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

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