British Journal of Surgery

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April 2010

Volume 97, Issue 4

Pages 463–624

  1. Leading articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Commentaries
    6. Original Articles
    7. Correspondences
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    9. Corrigendum
    10. Errata
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      Nanotechnology and its applications in surgery (pages 463–465)

      M. Loizidou and A. M. Seifalian

      Version of Record online: 4 MAR 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7074

  2. Meta-Analysis

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Commentaries
    6. Original Articles
    7. Correspondences
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    9. Corrigendum
    10. Errata
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      Meta-analysis of small randomized controlled trials in surgery may be unreliable (pages 466–469)

      K. Rerkasem and P. M. Rothwell

      Version of Record online: 12 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6988

      A pitfall of meta-analysis

    2. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the diagnostic and therapeutic role of water-soluble contrast agent in adhesive small bowel obstruction (pages 470–478)

      B. C. Branco, G. Barmparas, B. Schnüriger, K. Inaba, L. S. Chan and D. Demetriades

      Version of Record online: 4 MAR 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7019

      Variable for both diagnosis and treatment

  3. Randomized Clinical Trials

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Commentaries
    6. Original Articles
    7. Correspondences
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    9. Corrigendum
    10. Errata
    1. Randomized controlled trial of pelvic calcium alginate following rectal cancer surgery (pages 479–484)

      L. Maggiori, E. Rullier, C. Meyer, G. Portier, J. L. Faucheron and Y. Panis

      Version of Record online: 12 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6917

      Of little value

    2. Randomized controlled trial of preoperative oral carbohydrate treatment in major abdominal surgery (pages 485–494)

      S. Mathur, L. D. Plank, J. L. McCall, P. Shapkov, K. McIlroy, L. K. Gillanders, A. E. H. Merrie, J. J. Torrie, F. Pugh, J. B. Koea, I. P. Bissett and B. R. Parry

      Version of Record online: 4 MAR 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7026

      Of uncertain value

  4. Commentaries

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Commentaries
    6. Original Articles
    7. Correspondences
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    9. Corrigendum
    10. Errata
    1. Propensity scored analysis of outcomes after ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (pages 496–503)

      P. J. E. Holt, A. Karthikesalingam, J. D. Poloniecki, R. J. Hinchliffe, I. M. Loftus and M. M. Thompson

      Version of Record online: 12 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6911

      Worth the journey to a big unit

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      Screened individuals' preferences in the delivery of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (pages 504–510)

      P. J. E. Holt, P. Gogalniceanu, S. Murray, J. D. Poloniecki, I. M. Loftus and M. M. Thompson

      Version of Record online: 18 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6939

      Patients will travel for better results

    3. Assessment of surgical competence at carotid endarterectomy under local anaesthesia in a simulated operating theatre (pages 511–516)

      S. A. Black, D. F. Nestel, R. L. Kneebone and J. H. N. Wolfe

      Version of Record online: 23 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6938

      Can distinguish between different training levels

    4. Value of specimen radiographs in diagnosing multifocality of thyroid cancer (pages 517–524)

      J. Y. Kwak, E.-K. Kim, S. W. Hong, M. J. Kim, H. J. Moon and C. S. Park

      Version of Record online: 18 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6943

      A worthwhile addition

    5. Health-related quality of life after minimally invasive oesophagectomy (pages 525–531)

      R. Parameswaran, J. M. Blazeby, R. Hughes, K. Mitchell, R. G. Berrisford and S. A. Wajed

      Version of Record online: 12 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6908

      Take six months to recover

    6. Detection of bacterial DNA in acute and chronic cholecystitis (pages 532–536)

      R. Lemos, P. H. C. França, L. E. Ferreira, A. R. Gonçalves, A. C. L. Campos and M. Pinho

      Version of Record online: 18 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6940

      High sensitivity of PCR

    7. Radioembolization with yttrium microspheres for neuroendocrine tumour liver metastases (pages 537–543)

      C. Q. Cao, T. D. Yan, L. Bester, W. Liauw and Professor D. L. Morris

      Version of Record online: 4 MAR 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6931

      Useful in unresectable cases

    8. Helicobacter bilis colonization of the biliary system in patients with pancreaticobiliary maljunction (pages 544–549)

      T. Kosaka, Y. Tajima, T. Kuroki, T. Mishima, T. Adachi, N. Tsuneoka, K. Fukuda and T. Kanematsu

      Version of Record online: 12 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6907

      Potential cause of biliary cancer

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      Near-infrared Raman spectroscopy for early diagnosis and typing of adenocarcinoma in the stomach (pages 550–557)

      S. K. Teh, W. Zheng, K. Y. Ho, M. Teh, K. G. Yeoh and Z. Huang

      Version of Record online: 12 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6913

      Potential for clinical use

    10. Long-term outcome after proximal gastrectomy with jejunal interposition for suspected early cancer in the upper third of the stomach (pages 558–562)

      H. Katai, S. Morita, M. Saka, H. Taniguchi and T. Fukagawa

      Version of Record online: 18 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6944

      Excellent short-term results

    11. Long-term outcomes following laparoscopically assisted versus open ileocolic resection for Crohn's disease (pages 563–568)

      E. J. Eshuis, J. F. M. Slors, P. C. F. Stokkers, M. A. G. Sprangers, D. T. Ubbink, M. A. Cuesta, E. G. J. M. Pierik and W. A. Bemelman

      Version of Record online: 19 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6918

      Superior results with laparoscopy

    12. Laparoscopic resection with transcolonic specimen extraction for ileocaecal Crohn's disease (pages 569–574)

      E. J. Eshuis, R. P. Voermans, P. C. F. Stokkers, M. I. van Berge Henegouwen, P. Fockens and W. A. Bemelman

      Version of Record online: 12 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6932

      Feasible but impractical

    13. Malignant risk and surgical outcomes of presacral tailgut cysts (pages 575–579)

      K. L. Mathis, E. J. Dozois, M. S. Grewal, P. Metzger, D. W. Larson and R. M. Devine

      Version of Record online: 18 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6915

      Insights into rare phenomenon

    14. Interim analysis of the Stockholm III trial of preoperative radiotherapy regimens for rectal cancer (pages 580–587)

      D. Pettersson, B. Cedermark, T. Holm, C. Radu, L. Påhlman, B. Glimelius and A. Martling

      Version of Record online: 12 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6914

      Low complications overall

    15. Multicentre experience with extralevator abdominoperineal excision for low rectal cancer (pages 588–599)

      N. P. West, C. Anderin, K. J. E. Smith, T. Holm and P. Quirke

      Version of Record online: 23 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6916

      Better margins but more wound problems

    16. Chronic pain 5 years after randomized comparison of laparoscopic and Lichtenstein inguinal hernia repair (pages 600–608)

      A. Eklund, A. Montgomery, L. Bergkvist and C. Rudberg

      Version of Record online: 23 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6904

      Chronic postoperative pain only a few per cent

    17. Optimal treatment of cervical necrotizing fasciitis associated with descending necrotizing mediastinitis (pages 609–615)

      A. Karkas, K. Chahine, S. Schmerber, P.-Y. Brichon and C. A. Righini

      Version of Record online: 18 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6935

      Prompt diagnosis and early surgery

  6. Correspondences

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Commentaries
    6. Original Articles
    7. Correspondences
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    9. Corrigendum
    10. Errata
    1. Authors' reply: Systematic review of atraumatic splenic rupture (Br J Surg 2009; 96: 1114–1121) (pages 616–617)

      P. Renzulli, A. Hostettler, A. M. Schoepfer, B. Gloor and D. Candinas

      Version of Record online: 4 MAR 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7053

    2. Nationwide study of early outcomes after incisional hernia repair (Br J Surg 2009; 96: 1452–1457) (pages 617–618)

      V. Jindal, R. N. Khan, R. Panwar, V. K. Bansal and M. C. Misra

      Version of Record online: 4 MAR 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7054

  7. Scientific Surgeries

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Commentaries
    6. Original Articles
    7. Correspondences
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    9. Corrigendum
    10. Errata
    1. Scientific Surgery (page 623)

      Version of Record online: 4 MAR 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7046

  8. Corrigendum

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Randomized Clinical Trials
    5. Commentaries
    6. Original Articles
    7. Correspondences
    8. Scientific Surgeries
    9. Corrigendum
    10. Errata
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      Short-term outcomes from a prospective randomized trial comparing laparoscopic and open surgery for colorectal cancer (page 624)

      J. Neudecker, F. Klein, R. Bittner, T. Carus, A. Stroux and W. Schwenk

      Version of Record online: 4 MAR 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7075

  9. Errata

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