British Journal of Surgery

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December 2012

Volume 99, Issue 12

Pages 1607–1743

  1. Leading articles

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    3. Systematic review
    4. Systematic reviews
    5. Meta-Analysis
    6. Original Articles
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    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Facilitating surgical research across Europe (pages 1607–1609)

      J. H. Scholefield and D. N. Lobo

      Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8935

      Frameworks are in place to facilitate surgical trials

  2. Systematic review

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    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Systematic review of predictors of surgical performance (pages 1610–1621)

      Z. N. Maan, I. N. Maan, A. W. Darzi and R. Aggarwal

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8893

      Selecting surgical trainees needs a broader assessment

  3. Systematic reviews

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    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Systematic review of outcomes of liver resection for early hepatocellular carcinoma within the Milan criteria (pages 1622–1629)

      K.-C. Lim, P. K.-H. Chow, J. C. Allen, F. J. Siddiqui, E. S.-Y. Chan and S.-B. Tan

      Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8915

      Resection offers good overall survival

  4. Meta-Analysis

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    1. Systematic review of the efficacy of cilostazol, naftidrofuryl oxalate and pentoxifylline for the treatment of intermittent claudication (pages 1630–1638)

      J. W. Stevens, E. Simpson, S. Harnan, H. Squires, Y. Meng, S. Thomas, J. Michaels and G. Stansby

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8895

      No

    2. Systematic review and meta-analysis of retroperitoneoscopic versus laparoscopic adrenalectomy (pages 1639–1648)

      V. A. Constantinides, I. Christakis, P. Touska and F. F. Palazzo

      Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8921

      A possible difference in outcome

  5. Original Articles

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      Final follow-up of the Multicentre Aneurysm Screening Study (MASS) randomized trial of abdominal aortic aneurysm screening (pages 1649–1656)

      S. G. Thompson, H. A. Ashton, L. Gao, M. J. Buxton, R. A. P. Scott and on behalf of the Multicentre Aneurysm Screening Study (MASS) Group

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8897

      Still effective after 13 years

  6. Commentaries

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    12. Scientific Surgeries
    1. Aortic rupture and sac expansion after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (pages 1657–1664)

      P. J. E. Holt, A. Karthikesalingam, B. O. Patterson, T. Ghatwary, R. J. Hinchliffe, I. M. Loftus and M. M. Thompson

      Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8938

      Modern device may be safer

    2. Effects of hydrogen sulphide in an experimental model of renal ischaemia–reperfusion injury (pages 1665–1671)

      J. P. Hunter, S. A. Hosgood, M. Patel, R. Rose, K. Read and M. L. Nicholson

      Version of Record online: 6 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8956

      A promising agent

    3. National audit of the use of surgery and radiological embolization after failed endoscopic haemostasis for non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (pages 1672–1680)

      V. Jairath, B. C. Kahan, R. F. A. Logan, S. A. Hearnshaw, C. J. Dore, S. P. L. Travis, M. F. Murphy and K. R. Palmer

      Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8932

      Re-bleeding after failed endoscopic treatment carries a high mortality

    4. Major early complications following open, laparoscopic and robotic gastrectomy (pages 1681–1687)

      K. M. Kim, J. Y. An, H. I. Kim, J. H. Cheong, W. J. Hyung and S. H. Noh

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8924

      More leaks with minimally invasive approach

    5. Predictive factors for lymph node metastasis in patients with poorly differentiated early gastric cancer (pages 1688–1692)

      J. H. Lee, M.-G. Choi, B.-H. Min, J. H. Noh, T. S. Sohn, J. M. Bae and S. Kim

      Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8934

      Caution with endoscopic treatment

    6. Impact of age and co-morbidity on surgical resection rate and survival in patients with oesophageal and gastric cancer (pages 1693–1700)

      L. B. Koppert, V. E. P. P. Lemmens, J. W. W. Coebergh, E. W. Steyerberg, B. P. L. Wijnhoven, H. W. Tilanus and M. L. G. Janssen-Heijnen

      Version of Record online: 6 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8952

      Age does not preclude resection

    7. Severity of portal hypertension and prediction of postoperative liver failure after liver resection in patients with Child–Pugh grade A cirrhosis (pages 1701–1710)

      X. Chen, J. Zhai, X. Cai, Y. Zhang, L. Wei, L. Shi, D. Wu, F. Shen, W.-Y. Lau and M. Wu

      Version of Record online: 6 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8951

      Helpful in predicting operative risk

    8. Treatment of recurrent intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (pages 1711–1717)

      L. Sulpice, M. Rayar, E. Boucher, M. Pracht, B. Meunier and K. Boudjema

      Version of Record online: 6 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8953

      Useful in selected cases

    9. Comparative study of anal acoustic reflectometry and anal manometry in the assessment of faecal incontinence (pages 1718–1724)

      B. R. Hornung, P. J. Mitchell, G. L. Carlson, N. Klarskov, G. Lose and E. S. Kiff

      Version of Record online: 6 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8943

      Anal acoustic reflectometry more discriminatory than manometry

      Corrected by:

      Erratum: Erratum: Comparative study of anal acoustic reflectometry and anal manometry in the assessment of faecal incontinence

      Vol. 100, Issue 2, 301, Version of Record online: 13 DEC 2012

    10. Vacuum and mesh-mediated fascial traction for primary closure of the open abdomen in critically ill surgical patients (pages 1725–1732)

      S. K. Rasilainen, P. J. Mentula and A. K. Leppäniemi

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8914

      Improves closure of abdomen

  8. Commentaries

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  9. Original Articles

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    1. Experimental study on synthetic and biological mesh implantation in a contaminated environment (pages 1734–1741)

      E. B. Deerenberg, I. M. Mulder, N. Grotenhuis, M. Ditzel, J. Jeekel and J. F. Lange

      Version of Record online: 6 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8954

      Infection rate differed

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  11. Scientific Surgeries

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    1. Scientific surgery (page 1743)

      Version of Record online: 6 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8997

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