British Journal of Surgery

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June 2012

Volume 99, Issue 6

Pages 741–882

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    1. Day-case thyroid surgery (pages 741–743)

      H. E. Doran and F. Palazzo

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8756

    2. International collaboration in the use of registries for new devices and procedures (pages 744–745)

      B. Campbell, H. Patrick and on behalf of the REGISTER Group

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8791

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      Rectal perforation with life-threatening peritonitis following stapled haemorrhoidopexy (pages 746–753)

      J.-L. Faucheron, D. Voirin and J. Abba

      Article first published online: 15 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7833

      Stapled haemorrhoidopexy can be life threatening

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    1. Systematic review and meta-analysis of somatostatin analogues for the treatment of pancreatic fistula (pages 754–760)

      S. L. Gans, H. L. van Westreenen, J. J. S. Kiewiet, E. A. J. Rauws, D. J. Gouma and M. A. Boermeester

      Article first published online: 20 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8709

      No evidence that it works

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      Systematic review of total pancreatectomy and islet autotransplantation for chronic pancreatitis (pages 761–766)

      K. Bramis, A. N. Gordon-Weeks, P. J. Friend, E. Bastin, A. Burls, M. A. Silva and A. R. Dennison

      Article first published online: 20 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8713

      Promising treatment requires further evidence

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    1. Applicability and safety of autologous fat for reconstruction of the breast (pages 768–780)

      F. Claro Jr, J. C. A. Figueiredo, A. G. Zampar and A. M. Pinto-Neto

      Article first published online: 4 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8722

      Few complications, broad applicability

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    1. Randomized clinical trial comparing infrahepatic inferior vena cava clamping with low central venous pressure in complex liver resections involving the Pringle manoeuvre (pages 781–788)

      P. Zhu, W.-Y. Lau, Y.-F. Chen, B.-X. Zhang, Z.-Y. Huang, Z.-W. Zhang, W. Zhang, L. Dou and X.-P. Chen

      Article first published online: 2 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8714

      Infrahepatic caval clamping is useful

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    1. Clinical and biomarker profile of trauma-induced secondary cardiac injury (pages 789–797)

      H. D. De'Ath, C. Rourke, R. Davenport, J. Manson, I. Renfrew, R. Uppal, L. C. Davies and K. Brohi

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8728

      Additional morbidity and mortality in trauma

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    1. Ten-year follow-up of skin-sparing mastectomy followed by immediate breast reconstruction (pages 799–806)

      L. Romics Jr, B. K. Chew, E. Weiler-Mithoff, J. C. Doughty, I. M. Brown, S. Stallard, C. R. Wilson, E. A. Mallon and W. D. George

      Article first published online: 24 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8704

      Oncologically safe

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    1. Rapid on-site evaluation of axillary fine-needle aspiration cytology in breast cancer (pages 807–812)

      D. P. O'Leary, O. O'Brien, N. Relihan, J. McCarthy, M. Ryan, J. Barry, L. M. Kelly and H. P. Redmond

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8738

      Was effective

    2. Adherence to treatment guidelines and survival in patients with early-stage breast cancer by age at diagnosis (pages 813–820)

      W. van de Water, E. Bastiaannet, O. M. Dekkers, A. J. M. de Craen, R. G. J. Westendorp, A. C. Voogd, C. J. H. van de Velde and G. J. Liefers

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8743

      Guidelines did not prolong survival

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    1. Electrochemotherapy for disseminated superficial metastases from malignant melanoma (pages 821–830)

      L. G. Campana, S. Valpione, S. Mocellin, R. Sundararajan, E. Granziera, L. Sartore, V. Chiarion-Sileni and C. R. Rossi

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8749

      Interesting method

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      Outcomes of simultaneous pancreas–kidney transplantation from brain-dead and controlled circulatory death donors (pages 831–838)

      M. S. Qureshi, C. J. Callaghan, J. A. Bradley, C. J. E. Watson and G. J. Pettigrew

      Article first published online: 22 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8733

      Outcomes are similar

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      Comparison of liver transplantation outcomes from adult split liver and circulatory death donors (pages 839–847)

      M. Mallik, C. J. Callaghan, M. Hope, P. Gibbs, S. Davies, A. E. Gimson, W. J. Griffiths and G. J. Pettigrew

      Article first published online: 18 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8755

      Split livers have worse outcome

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    1. Impact of anastomotic complications on outcome after laparoscopic gastrectomy for early gastric cancer (pages 849–854)

      Y. Nagasako, S. Satoh, J. Isogaki, K. Inaba, K. Taniguchi and I. Uyama

      Article first published online: 14 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8730

      Reduced long-term survival

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    1. Hepatic venous pressure gradient in the assessment of portal hypertension before liver resection in patients with cirrhosis (pages 855–863)

      E. Boleslawski, G. Petrovai, S. Truant, S. Dharancy, A. Duhamel, J. Salleron, P. Deltenre, G. Lebuffe, P. Mathurin and F. R. Pruvot

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8753

      Good predictor of outcome

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    1. Population-based study of the need for cholecystectomy after obesity surgery (pages 864–869)

      M. Plecka Östlund, U. Wenger, F. Mattsson, F. Ebrahim, A. Botha and J. Lagergren

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8701

      Prophylactic cholecystectomy not indicated

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    1. In vivo study of the surgical anatomy of the axilla (pages 871–877)

      A. Khan, A. Chakravorty and G. P. H. Gui

      Article first published online: 16 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.8737

      Important anatomy for the breast surgeon

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