British Journal of Surgery

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March 2012

Volume 99, Issue 3

Pages 305–447

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    1. A model for rural trauma care (pages 309–314)

      N. McSwain, M. Rotondo, P. Meade and J. Duchesne

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7734

      New model suggested

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    1. Systematic review of trocar-site hernia (pages 315–323)

      H. A. Swank, I. M. Mulder, C. F. la Chapelle, J. B. Reitsma, J. F. Lange and W. A. Bemelman

      Article first published online: 30 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7836

      Technical aspects most important

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    1. Systematic review of the application of quality improvement methodologies from the manufacturing industry to surgical healthcare (pages 324–335)

      C. R. Nicolay, S. Purkayastha, A. Greenhalgh, J. Benn, S. Chaturvedi, N. Phillips and A. Darzi

      Article first published online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7803

      Should be a priority

    2. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of North American working hours restrictions on mortality and morbidity in surgical patients (pages 336–344)

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

      Article first published online: 12 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8657

      No effect on morbidity and mortality

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    1. Randomized clinical trial of omega-3 fatty acid-supplemented enteral nutrition versus standard enteral nutrition in patients undergoing oesophagogastric cancer surgery (pages 346–355)

      J. Sultan, S. M. Griffin, F. Di Franco, J. A. Kirby, B. K. Shenton, C. J. Seal, P. Davis, Y. K. S. Viswanath, S. R. Preston and N. Hayes

      Article first published online: 11 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7799

      No effect on outcome

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    1. Mass casualty incident training in a resource-limited environment (pages 356–361)

      J. J. Leow, S. I. Brundage, A. L. Kushner, T. B. Kamara, E. Hanciles, A. Muana, M. M. Kamara, K. S. Daoh and T. P. Kingham

      Article first published online: 21 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7762

      Logistic training vital

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    1. Associated injuries in casualties with traumatic lower extremity amputations caused by improvised explosive devices (pages 362–366)

      J. J. Morrison, N. Hunt, M. Midwinter and J. Jansen

      Article first published online: 21 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7765

      No role for intraoperative CT

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    1. Surgical response to the 2008 Mumbai terror attack (pages 368–372)

      A. H. Bhandarwar, G. D. Bakhshi, M. B. Tayade, A. D. Borisa, N. R. Thadeshwar and S. S. Gandhi

      Article first published online: 2 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7738

      Effective response

    2. Risk factors for postoperative bleeding after thyroid surgery (pages 373–379)

      R. Promberger, J. Ott, F. Kober, C. Koppitsch, R. Seemann, M. Freissmuth and M. Hermann

      Article first published online: 9 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7824

      Feared complication revisited

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    1. Impact of participation in randomized trials on outcome following surgery for gastro-oesophageal reflux (pages 381–386)

      C. Engström, G. G. Jamieson, P. G. Devitt, T. Irvine and D. I. Watson

      Article first published online: 9 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8666

      Both groups do well

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    1. Role of the insulin-like growth factor 1 axis and visceral adiposity in oesophageal adenocarcinoma (pages 387–396)

      C. L. Donohoe, S. L. Doyle, S. McGarrigle, M. C. Cathcart, E. Daly, A. O'Grady, J. Lysaght, G. P. Pidgeon and J. V. Reynolds

      Article first published online: 12 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8658

      More evidence linking the IGF system to obesity and cancer

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    1. Prognostic significance of peritoneal washing cytology in patients with gastric cancer (pages 397–403)

      S. D. Lee, K. W. Ryu, B. W. Eom, J. H. Lee, M. C. Kook and Y.-W. Kim

      Article first published online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7812

      Positive cytology predicts poor prognosis

    2. Impact of nationwide centralization of pancreaticoduodenectomy on hospital mortality (pages 404–410)

      R. F. de Wilde, M. G. H. Besselink, I. van der Tweel, I. H. J. T. de Hingh, C. H. J. van Eijck, C. H. C. Dejong, R. J. Porte, D. J. Gouma, O. R. C. Busch, I. Q. Molenaar and for the Dutch Pancreatic Cancer Group

      Article first published online: 11 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8664

      More evidence for centralization

    3. Prospective surveillance study of the management of intussusception in UK and Irish infants (pages 411–415)

      L. Samad, S. Marven, H. El Bashir, A. G. Sutcliffe, J. C. Cameron, R. Lynn and B. Taylor

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7821

      Can still do better

    4. Predictive factors for postoperative constipation and continence after stapled transanal rectal resection (pages 416–422)

      L. Boenicke, J. Reibetanz, M. Kim, N. Schlegel, C.-T. Germer and C. Isbert

      Article first published online: 11 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7837

      Selection criteria for STARR

    5. Postoperative adhesion prevention using a statin-containing cellulose film in an experimental model (pages 423–429)

      M. Lalountas, K. D. Ballas, A. Michalakis, K. Psarras, C. Asteriou, D. E. Giakoustidis, C. Nikolaidou, I. Venizelos, T. E. Pavlidis and A. K. Sakantamis

      Article first published online: 13 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7817

      Novel anti-adhesive barrier

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    1. Comprehensive national analysis of emergency and essential surgical capacity in Rwanda (pages 436–443)

      R. T. Petroze, A. Nzayisenga, V. Rusanganwa, G. Ntakiyiruta and J. F. Calland

      Article first published online: 11 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7816

      Critical need for improvement

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