British Journal of Surgery

Cover image for Vol. 99 Issue 5

May 2012

Volume 99, Issue 5

Pages 601–740

  1. Leading articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
    1. Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (pages 601–602)

      D. van Dellen and T. Augustine

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8712

      Would you recognize this condition?

  2. Systematic reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
    1. Systematic review of outcomes after intersphincteric resection for low rectal cancer (pages 603–612)

      S. T. Martin, H. M. Heneghan and D. C. Winter

      Article first published online: 13 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8677

      ISR for low rectal cancer acceptable oncologically

  3. Meta-Analysis

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
    1. Systematic review and meta-analysis of cutting diathermy versus scalpel for skin incision (pages 613–620)

      J. Ly, A. Mittal and J. Windsor

      Article first published online: 24 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8708

      Diathermy better for skin incision

  4. Commentaries

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
  5. Randomized Clinical Trial

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
    1. Prospective randomized trial of preoperative enteral immunonutrition followed by elective total gastrectomy for gastric cancer (pages 621–629)

      K. Fujitani, T. Tsujinaka, J. Fujita, I. Miyashiro, H. Imamura, Y. Kimura, K. Kobayashi, Y. Kurokawa, T. Shimokawa, H. Furukawa and on behalf of the Osaka Gastrointestinal Cancer Chemotherapy Study Group

      Article first published online: 24 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8706

      Of no value in adequately nourished patients

    2. Randomized comparison of self-fixating and sutured mesh in open inguinal hernia repair (pages 630–636)

      G. Pierides, T. Scheinin, V. Remes, K. Hermunen and J. Vironen

      Article first published online: 23 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8705

      No difference in early or late pain

  6. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
    1. Explaining the decrease in mortality from abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture (pages 637–645)

      A. Anjum, R. von Allmen, R. Greenhalgh and J. T. Powell

      Article first published online: 4 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8698

      Less smoking and more elective surgery

  7. Commentaries

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
  8. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
    1. Regional variation in the incidence of abdominal aortic aneurysm in Sweden (pages 647–653)

      R. Hultgren, J. Forsberg, L. Alfredsson, J. Swedenborg and K. Leander

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8685

      North-to-South divide

  9. Commentaries

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
  10. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
    1. Meta-analysis of individual patient data to examine factors affecting growth and rupture of small abdominal aortic aneurysms (pages 655–665)

      M. J. Sweeting, S. G. Thompson, L. C. Brown, J. T. Powell and on behalf of the RESCAN collaborators

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8707

      Smoking bad, diabetes good

    2. Provider volume and long-term outcome after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (pages 666–672)

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

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8696

      Volume outcome advantage persists

    3. Evaluation of five risk prediction models for elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair using the UK National Vascular Database (pages 673–679)

      S. W. Grant, A. D. Grayson, D. C. Mitchell and C. N. McCollum

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8731

      Promising treatment requires further evidence

    4. Sex-specific time trends in first admission to hospital for peripheral artery disease in Scotland 1991–2007 (pages 680–687)

      S. C. Inglis, J. D. Lewsey, D. Chandler, D. S. Byrne, G. D. O. Lowe, K. MacIntyre and on behalf of the Peripheral Artery Disease Project Advisory Group

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8686

      Steady decline, more in men

    5. Reoperative surgery for bilateral multinodular goitre in the era of total thyroidectomy (pages 688–692)

      G. Vasica, C. J. O'Neill, S. B. Sidhu, M. S. Sywak, T. S. Reeve and L. W. Delbridge

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8684

      Has eliminated the need for reoperation

    6. Effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on testosterone and prostate-specific antigen (pages 693–698)

      G. Woodard, S. Ahmed, V. Podelski, T. Hernandez-Boussard, J. Presti Jr and J. M. Morton

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8693

      Obesity important in prostate cancer screening

    7. Incidence, prevalence and risk factors for peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer (pages 699–705)

      J. Segelman, F. Granath, T. Holm, M. Machado, H. Mahteme and A. Martling

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8679

      Synchronous or metachronous PC common in CRC

    8. Surgical resection for non-familial adenomatous polyposis-related intra-abdominal fibromatosis (pages 706–713)

      M. J. Wilkinson, J. E. F. Fitzgerald, J. M. Thomas, A. J. Hayes and D. C. Strauss

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8703

      Surgical resection treatment of choice

    9. Factors influencing the quality of total mesorectal excision (pages 714–720)

      B. Garlipp, H. Ptok, U. Schmidt, P. Stübs, H. Scheidbach, F. Meyer, I. Gastinger and H. Lippert

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8692

      Implicates patient and surgeon variables

    10. Risk of anastomotic leakage with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in colorectal surgery (pages 721–727)

      K. J. Gorissen, D. Benning, T. Berghmans, M. G. Snoeijs, M. N. Sosef, K. W. E. Hulsewe and M. D. P. Luyer

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8691

      Possible risk with non-selective class

    11. Nutritional screening for risk prediction in patients scheduled for abdominal operations (pages 728–737)

      D. Kuppinger, W. H. Hartl, M. Bertok, J. M. Hoffmann, J. Cederbaum, H. Küchenhoff, K.-W. Jauch and P. Rittler

      Article first published online: 24 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8710

      Nutritional risk alone does not predict the likelihood of complications

  11. Your Views

    1. Top of page
    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
    8. Commentaries
    9. Original Articles
    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery
    1. Late results of endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis and facial blushing (Br J Surg 2011; 98: 1719–1724) (page 738)

      M. Hashmonai, P. B. Licht, C. H. Schick, G. Bishof, A. E. P. Cameron, C. P. Connery, J. R. M. De Campos and on behalf of the International Society of Sympathetic Surgery

      Article first published online: 4 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8769

    2. Surgical wisdom (Br J Surg 2012; 99: 3–5) (page 739)

      L. de Cossart and D. Fish

      Article first published online: 4 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8771

    3. Authors' reply: Surgical wisdom (Br J Surg 2012; 99: 3–5) (page 739)

      R. L. Gruen, D. A. K. Watters and M. J. Hollands

      Article first published online: 4 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8772

  12. Scientific Surgery

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    2. Leading articles
    3. Systematic reviews
    4. Meta-Analysis
    5. Commentaries
    6. Randomized Clinical Trial
    7. Original Articles
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    10. Commentaries
    11. Original Articles
    12. Your Views
    13. Scientific Surgery

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