British Journal of Surgery

Cover image for Vol. 99 Issue 11

November 2012

Volume 99, Issue 11

Pages 1467–1606

  1. Leading articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Commentaries
    5. Systematic reviews
    6. Commentaries
    7. Meta-Analysis
    8. Randomized Clinical Trials
    9. Randomized Clinical Trial
    10. Original Articles
    11. Commentaries
    12. Original Articles
    13. Commentaries
    14. Your Views
    15. Scientific Surgeries
    16. Erratum
    17. Corrigendum
    1. Progress and challenges in improving surgical outcomes (pages 1467–1469)

      J. D. Birkmeyer

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8933

      A lot of effort still needed

  2. Meta-Analysis

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    4. Commentaries
    5. Systematic reviews
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    8. Randomized Clinical Trials
    9. Randomized Clinical Trial
    10. Original Articles
    11. Commentaries
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    14. Your Views
    15. Scientific Surgeries
    16. Erratum
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      Systematic review and meta-analysis of safety of laparoscopic versus open appendicectomy for suspected appendicitis in pregnancy (pages 1470–1478)

      C. Wilasrusmee, B. Sukrat, M. McEvoy, J. Attia and A. Thakkinstian

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8889

      Possible increased risk with Laparoscopy

  3. Commentaries

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    5. Systematic reviews
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    8. Randomized Clinical Trials
    9. Randomized Clinical Trial
    10. Original Articles
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    14. Your Views
    15. Scientific Surgeries
    16. Erratum
    17. Corrigendum
  4. Systematic reviews

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    4. Commentaries
    5. Systematic reviews
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    8. Randomized Clinical Trials
    9. Randomized Clinical Trial
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    15. Scientific Surgeries
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    1. Systematic review of resection of primary midgut carcinoid tumour in patients with unresectable liver metastases (pages 1480–1486)

      G. Capurso, M. Rinzivillo, R. Bettini, L. Boninsegna, G. Delle Fave and M. Falconi

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8842

      May increase survival

  5. Commentaries

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    8. Randomized Clinical Trials
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    10. Original Articles
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    15. Scientific Surgeries
    16. Erratum
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  6. Meta-Analysis

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    5. Systematic reviews
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    8. Randomized Clinical Trials
    9. Randomized Clinical Trial
    10. Original Articles
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    14. Your Views
    15. Scientific Surgeries
    16. Erratum
    17. Corrigendum
    1. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence for flexible sigmoidoscopy as a screening method for the prevention of colorectal cancer (pages 1488–1500)

      C. Littlejohn, S. Hilton, G. J. Macfarlane and P. Phull

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8882

      FS more effective than stool based tests

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      Systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes following emergency surgery for Clostridium difficile colitis (pages 1501–1513)

      A. Bhangu, D. Nepogodiev, A. Gupta, A. Torrance, P. Singh and on behalf of the West Midlands Research Collaborative

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8868

      Total colectomy and ileostomy treatment of choice

    3. Systematic review and meta-analysis of duplex ultrasonography, contrast-enhanced ultrasonography or computed tomography for surveillance after endovascular aneurysm repair (pages 1514–1523)

      A. Karthikesalingam, W. Al-Jundi, D. Jackson, J. R. Boyle, J. D. Beard, P. J. E. Holt and M. M. Thompson

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8873

      Ultrasound is effective

  7. Randomized Clinical Trials

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    3. Meta-Analysis
    4. Commentaries
    5. Systematic reviews
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    8. Randomized Clinical Trials
    9. Randomized Clinical Trial
    10. Original Articles
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    15. Scientific Surgeries
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    1. Randomized clinical trial on the influence of anaesthesia protocol on intestinal motility during laparoscopic surgery requiring small bowel anastomosis (pages 1524–1529)

      W. De Corte, H. Delrue, L. J. J. Vanfleteren, P. E. M. Dutré, H. Pottel, D. K. J. C. Devriendt, F. H. E. C. Van Rooy, M. D'Hondt, S. Carlier and M. B. Desmet

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8883

      Anaesthetic agents affect gut motility

  8. Randomized Clinical Trial

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    8. Randomized Clinical Trials
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    15. Scientific Surgeries
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    1. Randomized clinical trial on the effect of coffee on postoperative ileus following elective colectomy (pages 1530–1538)

      S. A. Müller, N. N. Rahbari, F. Schneider, R. Warschkow, T. Simon, M. von Frankenberg, U. Bork, J. Weitz, B. M. Schmied and M. W. Büchler

      Version of Record online: 14 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8885

      Coffee reduces postoperative ileus

  9. Original Articles

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    1. Preoperative cardiopulmonary exercise testing and risk of early mortality following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (pages 1539–1546)

      R. A. Hartley, A. C. Pichel, S. W. Grant, G. L. Hickey, P. S. Lancaster, N. A. Wisely, C. N. McCollum and D. Atkinson

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8896

      Predicts outcome

    2. Effects of hybrid minimally invasive oesophagectomy on major postoperative pulmonary complications (pages 1547–1553)

      N. Briez, G. Piessen, F. Torres, G. Lebuffe, J.-P. Triboulet and C. Mariette

      Version of Record online: 1 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8931

      Less pulmonary complications without oncologic compromise

    3. Surgical stress after robot-assisted distal gastrectomy and its economic implications (pages 1554–1561)

      J. Y. Park, M. J. Jo, B.-H. Nam, Y. Kim, B. W. Eom, H. M. Yoon, K. W. Ryu, Y.-W. Kim and J. H. Lee

      Version of Record online: 1 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8887

      No advantage of robot

    4. Surgical strategies for non-functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (pages 1562–1568)

      M. J. Kim, D. W. Choi, S. H. Choi, J. S. Heo, H. J. Park, K. K. Choi, K.-T. Jang and J.-Y. Sung

      Version of Record online: 1 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8892

      Roles of lymphadenectomy and repeated resections need further evaluation

    5. External biliary drainage and liver regeneration after major hepatectomy (pages 1569–1574)

      R. Otao, T. Beppu, T. Isiko, K. Mima, H. Okabe, H. Hayashi, T. Masuda, A. Chikamoto, H. Takamori and H. Baba

      Version of Record online: 1 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8906

      Use external biliary drainage judiciously

    6. KRAS status and outcome of liver resection after neoadjuvant chemotherapy including bevacizumab (pages 1575–1582)

      S. Stremitzer, J. Stift, B. Gruenberger, D. Tamandl, T. Aschacher, B. Wolf, F. Wrba and T. Gruenberger

      Version of Record online: 1 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8909

      Important predictor of survival

  10. Commentaries

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    8. Randomized Clinical Trials
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    10. Original Articles
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    14. Your Views
    15. Scientific Surgeries
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  11. Original Articles

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    1. Criteria for drain removal following liver resection (pages 1584–1590)

      S. Yamazaki, T. Takayama, M. Moriguchi, Y. Mitsuka, S. Okada, Y. Midorikawa, H. Nakayama and T. Higaki

      Version of Record online: 1 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8916

      3 × 3 rule is effective

    2. Altered leucocyte progenitor profile in human bone marrow from patients with major trauma during the recovery phase (pages 1591–1599)

      W. R. Francis, O. G. Bodger and I. Pallister

      Version of Record online: 1 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8919

      Immature cells during recovery

  12. Commentaries

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  13. Your Views

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  14. Scientific Surgeries

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    1. Scientific surgery (page 1604)

      Version of Record online: 1 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8961

  15. Erratum

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      Erratum: Effect of specialist decision-making on treatment strategies for colorectal liver metastases (page 1605)

      R. P. Jones, J.-N. Vauthey, R. Adam, M. Rees, D. Berry, R. Jackson, N. Grimes, S. W. Fenwick, G. J. Poston and H. Z. Malik

      Version of Record online: 4 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8969

      This article corrects:

      Effect of specialist decision-making on treatment strategies for colorectal liver metastases1

      Vol. 99, Issue 9, 1263–1269, Version of Record online: 2 AUG 2012

  16. Corrigendum

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      Corrigendum: Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of North American working hours restrictions on mortality and morbidity in surgical patients. (page 1606)

      M. H. Jamal, S. A. R. Doi, M. Rousseau, M. Edwards, C. Rao, J. J. Barendregt, L. Snell and S. Meterissian

      Version of Record online: 4 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8965

      No

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