British Journal of Surgery

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: D. Alderson and J. J. Earnshaw (Editors-in-Chief). J. Beynon, A. Bergenfelz, C. H. C. Dejong, K. Søreide and D. C. Winter (Editors). M. Sund and B.P.L. Wijnhoven (Associate Editors)

Impact Factor: 5.21

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 5/204 (Surgery)

Online ISSN: 1365-2168

Associated Title(s): European Journal of Surgery


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  1. Randomized clinical trials

    1. Randomized clinical trial of sacral versus percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation in patients with faecal incontinence

      N. N. Thin, S. J. C. Taylor, S. A. Bremner, A. V. Emmanuel, N. Hounsome, N. S. Williams, C. H. Knowles and on behalf of the Neuromodulation Trial Study Group

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9695

      SNS and PTNS both provide clinical benefit

  2. Original articles

    1. Cost–utility analysis of operative versus non-operative treatment for colorectal liver metastases

      K. J. Roberts, A. J. Sutton, K. R. Prasad, G. J. Toogood and J. P. A. Lodge

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9761

      Saves costs

    2. Oncological outcome following anastomotic leak in rectal surgery

      E. Espín, M. A. Ciga, M. Pera, H. Ortiz and the Spanish Rectal Cancer Project

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9748

      No adverse effects on cancer parameters

    3. Prognostic impact of lymph node metastasis in distal cholangiocarcinoma

      M. Kiriyama, T. Ebata, T. Aoba, Y. Kaneoka, T. Arai, Y. Shimizu, M. Nagino and of the Nagoya Surgical Oncology Group

      Article first published online: 22 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9752

      Number of involved nodes predicts survival after surgery

    4. Surgical complications after open and laparoscopic surgery for perforated peptic ulcer in a nationwide cohort

      M. Wilhelmsen, M. H. Møller and S. Rosenstock

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9753

      Complications higher after open surgery

  3. Randomized clinical trials

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      Ten-year follow-up results of a randomized clinical trial comparing left thoracoabdominal and abdominal transhiatal approaches to total gastrectomy for adenocarcinoma of the oesophagogastric junction or gastric cardia

      Y. Kurokawa, M. Sasako, T. Sano, T. Yoshikawa, Y. Iwasaki, A. Nashimoto, S. Ito, A. Kurita, J. Mizusawa, K. Nakamura and for the Japan Clinical Oncology Group (JCOG9502)

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9764

      No survival benefit from a more extensive operation

  4. Systematic reviews

    1. Systematic review of surgery and outcomes in patients with primary aldosteronism

      A. Muth, O. Ragnarsson, G. Johannsson and B. Wängberg

      Article first published online: 20 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9744

      Few good studies

  5. Original articles

    1. Importance of in situ preservation of parathyroid glands during total thyroidectomy

      L. Lorente-Poch, J. J. Sancho, S. Ruiz and A. Sitges-Serra

      Article first published online: 20 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9676

      Important to preserve

    2. Development, validation and initial outcomes of a questionnaire to examine human factors in postgraduate surgical objective structured clinical examinations

      P. A. Brennan, K. Konieczny, J. Groves, M. Parker, K. P. Sherman, J. Foulkes, S. Hills and C. Featherstone

      Article first published online: 20 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9721

      Understanding examiner performance in objective structured clinical examinations

  6. Leading articles

    1. Role of surgery in the treatment of renal secondary hyperparathyroidism

      R. Schneider and D. K. Bartsch

      Article first published online: 30 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9661

      Surgery is cost-effective


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