British Journal of Surgery

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February 2012

Volume 99, Issue 2

Pages 149–303

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    1. Fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair (pages 152–159)

      J. Cross, K. Gurusamy, V. Gadhvi, D. Simring, P. Harris, K. Ivancev and T. Richards

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7804

      A promising therapy

    2. Systematic review of intraoperative cholangiography in cholecystectomy (pages 160–167)

      J. A. Ford, M. Soop, J. Du, B. P. T. Loveday and M. Rodgers

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7809

      Further small trials cannot be recommended

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    1. Evidence-based management of postoperative pain in adults undergoing open inguinal hernia surgery (pages 168–185)

      G. P. Joshi, N. Rawal, H. Kehlet and on behalf of the PROSPECT collaboration

      Version of Record online: 16 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7660

      Expert advice

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    1. Randomized clinical trial of fluid restriction in colorectal surgery (pages 186–191)

      M. Abraham-Nordling, F. Hjern, J. Pollack, M. Prytz, T. Borg and U. Kressner

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7702

      Less complications with restricted protocol

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    1. Accuracy of an expanded early warning score for patients in general and trauma surgery wards (pages 192–197)

      T. Smith, D. Den Hartog, T. Moerman, P. Patka, E. M. M. Van Lieshout and N. W. L. Schep

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7777

      Vital tool or one more score?

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      Efficacy of a two-tiered trauma team activation protocol in a Norwegian trauma centre (pages 199–208)

      M. Rehn, H. M. Lossius, K. E. Tjosevik, M. Vetrhus, O. Østebø, T. Eken and and the Rogaland Trauma System Study Collaborating Group

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7794

      Effective system to deal with local and distant trauma

    2. Current practice of carotid endarterectomy in the UK (pages 209–216)

      N. Rudarakanchana, A. W. Halliday, D. Kamugasha, R. Grant, S. Waton, M. Horrocks, A. R. Naylor, A. G. Rudd, G. C. Cloud, D. Mitchell and on behalf of the Carotid Endarterectomy Steering Group; Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians; the Vascular Society of Great Britain Ireland

      Version of Record online: 21 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7810

      Participation and results improving

    3. Indications for fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair (pages 217–224)

      J. Cross, R. Raine, P. Harris, T. Richards and on behalf of the FEVAR Consensus Working Group of the British Society of Endovascular Therapy

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7811

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    1. Axillary recurrence rate 5 years after negative sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer (pages 226–231)

      Y. Andersson, J. de Boniface, P.-E. Jönsson, C. Ingvar, G. Liljegren, L. Bergkvist, J. Frisell and on behalf of the Swedish Breast Cancer Group and the Swedish Society of Breast Surgeons

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7820

      Still a safe procedure

    2. Selective decontamination of the oral and digestive tract in surgical versus non-surgical patients in intensive care in a cluster-randomized trial (pages 232–237)

      W. G. Melsen, A. M. G. A. de Smet, J. A. J. W. Kluytmans, M. J. M. Bonten and on behalf of the Dutch SOD–SDD Trialists' Group

      Version of Record online: 24 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7703

      Limited clinical effect

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    1. Role of positron emission tomography–computed tomography in predicting survival after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and surgery for oesophageal adenocarcinoma (pages 239–245)

      R. S. Gillies, M. R. Middleton, C. Han, R. E. K. Marshall, N. D. Maynard, K. M. Bradley and F. V. Gleeson

      Version of Record online: 16 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7758

      Confirms importance of lymph-node positivity

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    1. P-selectin mediates neutrophil rolling and recruitment in acute pancreatitis (pages 246–255)

      H. Hartman, A. Abdulla, D. Awla, B. Lindkvist, B. Jeppsson, H. Thorlacius and S. Regnér

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7775

      May play role in pancreatitis

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    1. Risk factors for central bile duct injury complicating partial liver resection (pages 256–262)

      E. A. Boonstra, M. T. de Boer, E. Sieders, P. M. J. G. Peeters, K. P. de Jong, M. J. H. Slooff and R. J. Porte

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7802

      Fortunately uncommon

    2. Quality of life and health status before and after ileal pouch–anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis (pages 263–269)

      J. T. Heikens, J. de Vries, M. R. E. Goos, H. J. Oostvogel, H. G. Gooszen and C. J. H. M. van Laarhoven

      Version of Record online: 3 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7711

      IPAA for UC restores QoL and health status

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    1. Adhesions after laparoscopic and open ileal pouch–anal anastomosis surgery for ulcerative colitis (pages 270–275)

      T. L. Hull, M. R. Joyce, D. P. Geisler and J. C. Coffey

      Version of Record online: 17 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7759

      Fewer adhesions after laparoscopy

    2. Multicentre observational study of the natural history of left-sided acute diverticulitis (pages 276–285)

      G. A. Binda, A. Arezzo, A. Serventi, L. Bonelli and on behalf of the Italian Study Group on Complicated Diverticulosis (GISDIC)

      Version of Record online: 21 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7723

      Elective surgery rarely indicated

      Corrected by:

      Corrigendum: Corrigendum: Multicentre observational study of the natural history of left-sided acute diverticulitis

      Vol. 99, Issue 4, 600, Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2012

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    1. Prognostic value of tumour necrosis and host inflammatory responses in colorectal cancer (pages 287–294)

      C. H. Richards, C. S. D. Roxburgh, J. H. Anderson, R. F. McKee, A. K. Foulis, P. G. Horgan and D. C. McMillan

      Version of Record online: 16 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7755

      Necrosis related to inflammatory responses

    2. Case-controlled study of critical care or surgical ward care after elective open colorectal surgery (pages 295–299)

      M. Swart and J. B. Carlisle

      Version of Record online: 21 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7789

      Anaerobic thresholds help stratify risk

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    1. Letter 2: Routine colonoscopy following acute uncomplicated diverticulitis (Br J Surg 2011; 98: 1630–1634) (page 300)

      H. S. Colvin, R. Velineni, A. G. N. Robertson, S. Yalamarthi and P. J. Driscoll

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8671

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      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8678

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