British Journal of Surgery

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February 2010

Volume 97, Issue 2

Pages 139–302

  1. Leading articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Commentaries
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondences
    9. Scientific Surgeries
    10. Errata
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      Surgical management of refractory gastro-oesophageal reflux (pages 139–140)

      G. Zaninotto and S. E. A. Attwood

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6863

  2. Meta-Analysis

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Commentaries
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondences
    9. Scientific Surgeries
    10. Errata
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    2. Meta-analysis of the effect of peritoneal lavage on survival in experimental peritonitis (pages 151–159)

      M. Qadan, D. Dajani, A. Dickinson and H. C. Polk Jr

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6906

      Peritoneal lavage reduces peritonitis mortality rate

  3. Randomized Clinical Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Commentaries
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondences
    9. Scientific Surgeries
    10. Errata
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      Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic gastric bypass versus laparoscopic duodenal switch for superobesity (pages 160–166)

      T. T. Søvik, O. Taha, E. T. Aasheim, M. Engström, J. Kristinsson, S. Björkman, C. F. Schou, H. Lönroth, T. Mala and T. Olbers

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6802

      Equally safe but more weight loss with duodenal switch

    2. Randomized clinical trial of symptom control after stapled anopexy or diathermy excision for haemorrhoid prolapse (pages 167–176)

      Professor P.-O. Nyström, N. Qvist, D. Raahave, I. Lindsey, N. Mortensen and on behalf of the Stapled or Open Pile Procedure (STOPP) trial study group

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6804

      Either operation acceptable

    3. Randomized clinical trial comparing open with video-assisted minimally invasive parathyroid surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism (pages 177–184)

      O. Hessman, J. Westerdahl, N. Al-Suliman, P. Christiansen, P. Hellman and A. Bergenfelz

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6810

      Open surgery was quicker

  4. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Commentaries
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondences
    9. Scientific Surgeries
    10. Errata
    1. Alkaline phosphatase predicts calcium requirements after total parathyroidectomy in patients receiving dialysis (pages 185–188)

      B. L. Goh, M. G. Yudisthra and A. N. Hisham

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6818

      Useful preoperative test

    2. Implementation of a short-stay programme after breast cancer surgery (pages 189–194)

      M. de Kok, T. van der Weijden, A. C. Voogd, C. D. Dirksen, C. J. H. van de Velde, J. A. Roukema, C. Finaly-Marais, F. W. van der Ent and M. F. von Meyenfeldt

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6812

      Model for successful introduction

    3. Mid-term outcome of endovascular revascularization for chronic mesenteric ischaemia (pages 195–201)

      N. V. Dias, S. Acosta, T. Resch, B. Sonesson, A. Alhadad, M. Malina and K. Ivancev

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6819

      A 10-year series

    4. Cost–utility and value-of-information analysis of early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis (pages 210–219)

      E. Wilson, Mr K. Gurusamy, C. Gluud and B. R. Davidson

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6872

      Early is better and less costly

  5. Commentaries

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Commentaries
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondences
    9. Scientific Surgeries
    10. Errata
  6. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Commentaries
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondences
    9. Scientific Surgeries
    10. Errata
    1. Feasibility and safety of radiofrequency ablation for locally advanced pancreatic cancer (pages 220–225)

      R. Girelli, I. Frigerio, R. Salvia, E. Barbi, P. Tinazzi Martini and Professor C. Bassi

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6800

      Radiofrequency ablation for advanced pancreatic cancer

    2. Operative mortality after gastric cancer resection and long-term survival differences across Europe (pages 235–239)

      C. Lepage, M. Sant, A. Verdecchia, D. Forman, J. Esteve, Professor J. Faivre and and the EUROCARE working group

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6865

      Interesting, although not really surprising

    3. Impact of portal vein embolization on long-term survival of patients with primarily unresectable colorectal liver metastases (pages 240–250)

      D. A. Wicherts, R. J. de Haas, P. Andreani, D. Sotirov, C. Salloum, D. Castaing, R. Adam and Professor D. Azoulay

      Version of Record online: 19 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6756

      Portal vein embolization increases resectability rate

    4. Influence of hysterectomy on fistula formation in women with diverticulitis (pages 251–257)

      D. Altman, C. Forsgren, F. Hjern, C. Lundholm, S. Cnattingius and A. L. V. Johansson

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6855

      Hysterectomy and surgically managed fistula

    5. Insulin-like growth factor 1-coated sutures improve anastomotic healing in an experimental model of colitis (pages 258–265)

      E. Rijcken, T. Fuchs, L. Sachs, C. M. Kersting, M. Bruewer and C. F. Krieglstein

      Version of Record online: 19 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6781

      Biosutures may advance healing

    6. Comparison of magnetic resonance imaging–fluorodeoxy- glucose positron emission tomography fusion with pathological staging in rectal cancer (pages 266–268)

      M. H. Kam, D. C. Wong, S. Siu, A. R. L. Stevenson, J. Lai and G. E. Phillips

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6866

      No role in routine staging

    7. Quality of life after transperineal rectosigmoidectomy (pages 269–272)

      M. Kim, J. Reibetanz, L. Boenicke, C.-T. Germer, D. Jayne and C. Isbert

      Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6813

      Good alternative to transabdominal surgery

    8. Risk factors and incidence of postoperative delirium in elderly patients after elective and emergency surgery (pages 273–280)

      L. Ansaloni, F. Catena, R. Chattat, D. Fortuna, C. Franceschi, P. Mascitti and R. M. Melotti

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6843

      Postoperative delirium in the elderly

    9. Corticosterone exerts immunostimulatory effects on macrophages via endoplasmic reticulum stress (pages 281–293)

      J.-Y. Zhou, H.-J. Zhong, C. Yang, J. Yan, H.-Y. Wang and Professor J.-X. Jiang

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6820

      Endogenous steroid stimulates macrophages

  7. Correspondences

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Commentaries
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondences
    9. Scientific Surgeries
    10. Errata
    1. Treatment of oesophageal anastomotic leaks by temporary stenting with self-expanding plastic stents (Br J Surg 2009; 96: 887–891) (page 294)

      A. Krishnan, A. G. N. Robertson, L. J. Dunn, S. Robinson, N. Hayes and S. M. Griffin

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6973

  8. Scientific Surgeries

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Commentaries
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondences
    9. Scientific Surgeries
    10. Errata
    1. Scientific Surgery (page 301)

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6972

  9. Errata

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Original Articles
    6. Commentaries
    7. Original Articles
    8. Correspondences
    9. Scientific Surgeries
    10. Errata
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      Errata (page 302)

      Version of Record online: 18 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6912

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