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. Original articles

    1. Kidney graft outcome using an anti-Xa therapeutic strategy in an experimental model of severe ischaemia–reperfusion injury

      S. Tillet, S. Giraud, P. O. Delpech, R. Thuillier, V. Ameteau, J. M. Goujon, B. Renelier, L. Macchi, T. Hauet and G. Mauco

      Article first published online: 17 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9662

      A way to rescue more marginal transplants

  2. Original Articles

    1. Primary skin closure after damage control laparotomy

      M. J. Pommerening, L. S. Kao, K. J. Sowards, C. E. Wade, J. B. Holcomb and B. A. Cotton

      Article first published online: 13 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9685

      Appropriate in the majority of patients

    2. Portal vein patency after pancreatoduodenectomy for periampullary cancer

      M. J. Kang, J.-Y. Jang, Y. R. Chang, W. Jung and S.-W. Kim

      Article first published online: 12 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9682

      Occlusion common with or without recurrence

    3. Genotype-defined cancer risk in juvenile polyposis syndrome

      E. Aytac, B. Sulu, B. Heald, M. O'Malley, L. LaGuardia, F. H. Remzi, M. F. Kalady, C. A. Burke and J. M. Church

      Article first published online: 12 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9693

      SMAD4 phenotype at risk

  3. Systematic reviews

    1. Systematic review and meta-analysis comparing three techniques for pancreatic remnant closure following distal pancreatectomy

      H. Zhang, F. Zhu, M. Shen, R. Tian, C. J. Shi, X. Wang, J. X. Jiang, J. Hu, M. Wang and R. Y. Qin

      Article first published online: 12 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9653

      Staple closure better

  4. Original articles

    1. Multicentre analysis of long-term outcome after surgical resection for gastric cancer liver metastases

      T. Kinoshita, T. Kinoshita, A. Saiura, M. Esaki, H. Sakamoto and T. Yamanaka

      Article first published online: 12 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9684

      Justified in selected patients

  5. Original Articles

    1. Cohort study of corticosteroid use and risk of hospital admission for diverticular disease

      F. Hjern, M. W. Mahmood, M. Abraham-Nordling, A. Wolk and N. Håkansson

      Article first published online: 12 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9686

      Risk highest with inhaled steroids

  6. Original articles

    1. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
      Use of a pathway quality improvement care bundle to reduce mortality after emergency laparotomy

      S. Huddart, C. J. Peden, M. Swart, B. McCormick, M. Dickinson, M. A. Mohammed, N. Quiney and ELPQuiC Collaborator Group

      Article first published online: 10 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9658

      Mortality decreased

  7. 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

  8. Systemetic reviews

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      Meta-analysis of high- versus low-chloride content in perioperative and critical care fluid resuscitation

      M. L. Krajewski, K. Raghunathan, S. M. Paluszkiewicz, C. R. Schermer and A. D. Shaw

      Article first published online: 30 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9651

      Chloride associated with morbidity but not mortality

  9. Systemetic Reviews

    1. Meta-analysis of ultrasound-guided biopsy of suspicious axillary lymph nodes in the selection of patients with extensive axillary tumour burden in breast cancer

      B. J. van Wely, J. H. W. de Wilt, C. Francissen, S. Teerenstra and L. J. A. Strobbe

      Article first published online: 29 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9663

      Ultrasound of the axilla is of value

  10. Original articles

    1. Effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on resectability of stage III and IV hepatoblastoma

      R. Venkatramani, J. E. Stein, A. Sapra, Y. Genyk, V. Jhaveri, M. Malogolowkin and L. Mascarenhas

      Article first published online: 28 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9681

      Two cycles may be enough

  11. Randomized Clinical Trials

    1. Randomized clinical trial to evaluate mental practice in enhancing advanced laparoscopic surgical performance

      M. Louridas, E. M. Bonrath, D. A. Sinclair, N. J. Dedy and T. P. Grantcharov

      Article first published online: 21 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9657

      Improves performance in a simulated situation

  12. Systematic reviews

    1. Training situational awareness to reduce surgical errors in the operating room

      M. Graafland, J. M. C. Schraagen, M. A. Boermeester, W. A. Bemelman and M. P. Schijven

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9643

      New area for improvement

  13. Original articles

    1. Long-term outcomes following microwave ablation for liver malignancies

      U. Leung, D. Kuk, M. I. D'Angelica, T. P. Kingham, P. J. Allen, R. P. DeMatteo, W. R. Jarnagin and Y. Fong

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9649

      Promising new treatment

  14. Leading articles

    1. Combined vascular resection and reconstruction during hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancer surgery

      M. Miyazaki

      Article first published online: 21 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9618

      Prospective studies needed at high-volume centres


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