ANZ Journal of Surgery

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

Edited By: John P. Harris

Impact Factor: 1.122

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 127/198 (Surgery)

Online ISSN: 1445-2197

  1. Original Articles

  2. Images for Surgeons

    1. Splenogonadal fusion: a rare scrotal mass in a 9-year-old boy

      Lindsay Zhou, Mathievathaniy Muthucumaru, Robert Stunden and Donna Lenghaus

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13250

    2. Primary hepatic angiosarcoma

      Alessandro Coppola, Giuseppe Bianco, Francesco Ardito, Ivo Giovannini and Felice Giuliante

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13244

  3. Original Articles

    1. Impact of introduction of an acute surgical unit on management and outcomes of small bowel obstruction

      Anton M. Musiienko, Rose Shakerian, Alexandra Gorelik, Benjamin N. J. Thomson and Anita R. Skandarajah

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13238

  4. Review Articles

    1. Changes in the approach to acute diverticulitis

      Rebekah Jaung, Jason Robertson, Ryash Vather, David Rowbotham and Ian P. Bissett

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13233

  5. Original Articles

    1. Necrotizing fasciitis: 11-year retrospective case review in South Auckland

      Suheelan Kulasegaran, Benjamin Cribb, Alain C. Vandal, Stephen McBride, David Holland and Andrew D. MacCormick

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13232

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  7. Review Articles

  8. Original Articles

    1. Randomized controlled trial of probiotics after colonoscopy

      Basil D'Souza, Timothy Slack, Shing W. Wong, Francis Lam, Mark Muhlmann, Jakob Koestenbauer, Jonathan Dark and Graham Newstead

      Article first published online: 17 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13225

    2. Parotidectomy: surgery in evolution

      Timothy J. Eviston, Takako E. Yabe, Ruta Gupta, Ardalan Ebrahimi and Jonathan R. Clark

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13212

  9. Images for Surgeons

    1. Primary biphasic synovial sarcoma of the right atrium

      Hiroaki Osada, Masahisa Kyogoku, Hiroyuki Nakajima and Ryuzo Sakata

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13230

  10. Review Articles

    1. Basic data underlying clinical decision-making and outcomes in emergency department thoracotomy: tabular review

      Anand Dayama, Dordaneh Sugano, Daniel Spielman, Melvin E. Stone Jr, Jody Kaban, Ahmed Mahmoud and John McNelis

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13227

  11. Original Articles

    1. Assessment of the management outcomes of body packers

      Maryam Alfa-Wali, Angela Atinga, Matthew Tanham, Qamar Iqbal, Aw-Yong Meng and Yasser Mohsen

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13226

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    1. Portal venous gas and pneumatosis coli in severe cytomegalovirus colitis

      Hasitha Dinesh Balasuriya, Jayantha Abeysinghe and Nicholas Cocco

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13224

  13. Review Articles

  14. Original Articles

    1. Role of upfront surgery for recurrent gastrointestinal stromal tumours

      Grace Hwei Ching Tan, Jolene Si Min Wong, Richard Quek, Brian Kim Poh Goh, Li Lian Kwok, Summer Pan, Khee Chee Soo and Melissa Ching Ching Teo

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13220

  15. Images for Surgeons

    1. Frontal sinus cholesteatoma with intracranial complication

      Cesare Zoia, Alessandro Pusateri, Paolo Carena, Elina Matti, Silvestre Galioto, Marco Benazzo, Paolo Gaetani and Fabio Pagella

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13218

  16. Original Articles

    1. Usefulness of early post-operative liver function test monitoring after laparoscopic common bile duct exploration

      Chandika Wewelwala, Paul Cashin, Roger Berry, Stephen Blamey, Gregory E. Jones and Daniel G. Croagh

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13217

  17. Images for Surgeons

    1. Oesophageal lung

      Nicole D. Taylor, Erik R. La Hei and Jonathan Karpelowsky

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13216

    2. Omental infarction: a case of a whole omental infarct

      Wei Ming Ong, Julia Matheson, Raaj Chandra and Damien Luke Stella

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13215

  18. Original Articles

    1. Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: long-term results at St George Hospital, Australia

      Nayef Alzahrani, Jorgen S. Ferguson, Sarah J. Valle, Winston Liauw, Terence Chua and David L. Morris

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13152

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    1. Supraclavicular thoracic duct cyst: an unusual neck mass

      Lilly Shen, Frank Bruscino-Raiola and Michael Leung

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13145

  20. Original Articles

    1. Contralateral neck failure in lateralized oral squamous cell carcinoma

      Miriam Habib, Jothi Murgasen, Kan Gao, Bruce Ashford, Kerwin Shannon, Ardalan Ebrahimi and Jonathan R. Clark

      Article first published online: 3 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13206

  21. Review Articles

    1. Hepatic resection for malignant liver tumours in the elderly: a systematic review and meta-analysis

      Kevin Phan, Vincent Vinh Gia An, Hakeem Ha, Steven Phan, Vincent Lam and Henry Pleass

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13211

  22. Images for Surgeons

    1. Spontaneous celiac artery dissection: a rare vascular cause of abdominal pain

      Rachel Falconer, Greg S. McMahon, Martin Krauss and Tim Beresford

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13204

  23. Original Articles

    1. Synchronous colorectal liver metastases in pregnancy and post-partum

      Danielle E. Robson, Joel Lewin, Anthony W. Cheng, Nicholas A. O'Rourke and David J. Cavallucci

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13196

  24. Review Articles

    1. Anaesthetic and pharmacological techniques to decrease blood loss in liver surgery: a systematic review

      Samir Pathak, Abdul Hakeem, Thomas Pike, Giles J. Toogood, Matthew Simpson, K. Raj Prasad and Danilo Miskovic

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13195

  25. Original Articles

    1. Disease recurrence and survival in patients with multifocal breast cancer: a follow-up study with 7-year results

      Li Lian Kuan, Leong Ung Tiong, Robert Parkyn, David Walters, Christine Lai and David Walsh

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13193

  26. Images for Surgeons

    1. Rare case of spontaneous splenic rupture

      Asiri Arachchi, Leendert Van Schoor, Luke Wang, Clement Smith and Loumin Heng

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13192

    2. Rhinophyma treatment using Versajet hydrosurgery

      Wei Lun Wong, Richard Wong She and Jon A. Mathy

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13189

  27. Original Articles

    1. The ‘four-hour target’ and the impact on Australian metropolitan acute surgical services

      Marlon L. Perera, Neiraja Gnaneswaran, Matthew J. Roberts, Marian Giles, Danny Liew, Peter Ritchie and Steven T. F. Chan

      Article first published online: 10 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13186

    2. Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction in pregnancy

      Michael Reeves, Frank Frizelle, Christopher Wakeman and Catherine Parker

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13201

  28. Images for Surgeons

    1. Cervical chordoma surgically resected via three-stage procedure with intraoperative images

      Grace O'Flanagan, Ashraf Dower, Richard M. Gallagher and Mark J. Winder

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13194

  29. Original Articles

    1. Comparison of the Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality with coronial cause of death

      Dylan Hansen, Claudia Retegan, Noel Woodford, Jessele Vinluan and Charles B. Beiles

      Article first published online: 28 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13185

  30. Images for Surgeons

    1. Low anterior resection adjacent to a pancake kidney: case report

      Anton Musiienko, Jonathan Alastair Duncan Simpson, Declan Murphy, Benjamin Thomson and Alexander Heriot

      Article first published online: 26 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13198

    2. Giant necrotic lymph node metastases from testicular tumour with streptococcus pyogenes sepsis

      James Wei Tatt Toh, Christopher Lim, Ronald Guevara, Vivienne Lea, Chris Henderson and Scott Mackenzie

      Article first published online: 26 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13191

  31. Original Articles

    1. Patients presenting with fractures are likely to be vitamin D deficient: are we getting enough sun?

      Tyler C. Mow, Christopher M. Stokes and Alasdair G. Sutherland

      Article first published online: 26 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13190

    2. Airway scleromas and their extensions

      Charles P. Molumi and Siba P. Dubey

      Article first published online: 26 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13183

  32. Images for Surgeons

    1. Intrauterine contraceptive device: cause of small bowel obstruction and ischaemia

      Jie X. Xu, Erica Remedios, Andrew Duthie and Leon Cohen

      Article first published online: 26 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13173

  33. Original Articles

    1. Surgical workload of a foreign medical team after Typhoon Haiyan

      David J. Read, Annette Holian, Cea-Cea Moller and Vaughan Poutawera

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13175

    2. Emergency left colonic resections on an acute surgical unit: does subspecialization improve outcomes?

      Genevieve Gibbons, Chuan Jin Tan, David C. C. Bartolo, Rhys Filgate, Greg Makin, Nigel Barwood and Marina Wallace

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13160

    3. Long-term results of the cutting seton for high anal fistula

      Vicki Patton, Chung Ming Chen and David Lubowski

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13156

  34. Images for Surgeons

    1. Synovial sarcoma mimicking thyroid carcinoma

      Naval Bansal, Ranjana S. Ranade and Anjali Mishra

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13113

    2. Abdominoscrotal hydrocele: when one sac becomes bissac

      Edoardo Virgilio, Paolo Mercantini, Anna Tallerini and Salvatore Caterino

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13188

    3. Mucocele of the tongue

      Parkash Mandhan, Sarbar Napaki and Mansour Ali

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13180

    4. Use of three-dimensional printed ‘haptic’ models for preoperative planning in an Australian plastic surgery unit

      Miguel S. Cabalag, Michael P. Chae, George S. Miller, Warren M. Rozen and David J. Hunter-Smith

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13168

    5. Perineal approach in strangulated rectal prolapse: early surgical intervention

      Yakov Khromov, Nasser Sakran, Alexander Becker and Dan Hershko

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13105

  35. Original Articles

  36. Images for Surgeons

    1. Rare case of iliopsoas hernia: incidental finding at laparoscopic total extraperitoneal hernia repair

      Aaron Esmaili, Yang Huang, Arul Suthanathan and Mohan Jayasundera

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13179

    2. Gas-containing gallstones: a radiological finding

      Matthew Marshall-Webb and Beverley Fosh

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13178

  37. Original Articles

  38. Images for Surgeons

    1. Hepatothorax: a rare presentation to the trauma surgeon

      Aaron Lim, Justin Lim and Jason Boldery

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13172

  39. Original Articles

    1. Lymph node grafting in the treatment of upper limb lymphoedema: a clinical trial

      Elizabeth C. Travis, Sarah Shugg and Winston M. McEwan

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13171

  40. Images for Surgeons

    1. Intramural oesophageal bronchogenic cyst: a rare pathological finding

      Preet K. S. Gosal, Alison Mumme, Richard Harrison and Nicholas Williams

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13164

  41. Original Articles

    1. Minimally invasive Ivor–Lewis oesophagectomy is a feasible and safe approach for patients with oesophageal cancer

      Xinyu Mei, Meiqing Xu, Mingfa Guo, Mingran Xie, Changqing Liu and Zhou Wang

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13161

  42. Images for Surgeons

    1. Aggressive renal tumour: squamous cell carcinoma with sarcomatoid differentiation

      Andrew R. H. Shepherd, Ivan Meng Yeong Hoh, Eng Hong Goh, Penelope A. Cohen and Denby Steele

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13155

    2. Massive mucinous neoplasm of the appendix

      Sebastian Smolarek, Niall Kennedy, Eva Browne and Jurgen Mulsow

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13154

  43. Original Articles

    1. Implementation and evaluation of a checklist to improve patient care on surgical ward rounds

      Meron Pitcher, Joshua T. W. Lin, Graeme Thompson, Ammar Tayaran and Steven Chan

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13151

  44. Images for Surgeons

    1. Unusual cause of right iliac fossa pain: extra-peritoneal omentum with torsion

      Rafael Gaszynski, Gratian Punch and Paul Lambrakis

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13150

  45. Original Articles

    1. Elevations of serum CA-125 predict severity of acute appendicitis in males

      Yaniv Berger, Avinoam Nevler, Chaya Shwaartz, Eylon Lahat, Oded Zmora, Mordechai Gutman and Moshe Shabtai

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13128

    2. Primary dermal melanoma: a West Australian cohort

      James Teow, Olivia Chin, Mark Hanikeri and Benjamin A. Wood

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13116

  46. Images for Surgeons

    1. Appendiceal mucocele: the importance of getting a preoperative diagnosis

      Edoardo Virgilio, Anna Tallerini, Paola Addario Chieco, Giorgio Castagnola and Marco Cavallini

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13159

    2. Laparoscopic repair of an incarcerated Bochdalek hernia in an elderly man

      Fausto Fama’, Marica Galati, Giancarlo Buccheri, Jessica Palella, Francesco Mento and Maria Gioffre'-Florio

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13158

    3. Primary renal osteosarcoma: a very rare tumour with an ominous prognosis

      Edoardo Virgilio, Laura Lorenzon, Antonella Stoppacciaro and Mario Ferri

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13157

    4. Type 3 endoleak following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

      Meenalochani Shunmugam, Christopher Delaney, Ian Spark and Phillip Puckridge

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13129

  47. Review Articles

    1. Acute and chronic pseudo-obstruction: a current update

      Maria-Pia Bernardi, Satish Warrier, A. Craig Lynch and Alexander G. Heriot

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13148

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  49. Original Articles

    1. Demographics and trends in the acute presentation of diverticular disease: a national study

      Ryash Vather, Joanna B. Broad, Rebekah Jaung, Jason Robertson and Ian P. Bissett

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13147

    2. Clinical manifestations and risk factors of anastomotic leakage after low anterior resection for rectal cancer

      Jung-A Yun, Yong Beom Cho, Yoon Ah Park, Jung Wook Huh, Seong Hyeon Yun, Hee Cheol Kim, Woo Yong Lee and Ho-Kyung Chun

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13143

    3. Validation of the modified Ranson versus Glasgow score for pancreatitis in a Singaporean population

      Yong Hui Alvin Tan, Shumaila Rafi, Mirriam Tyebally Fang, Stephen Hwang, Ee Wen Lim, James Ngu and Su-Ming Tan

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13139

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  51. Original Articles

    1. Emergency neurosurgery in Darwin: still the generalist surgeons' responsibility

      Tara Luck, Peter John Treacy, Matthew Mathieson, Jessica Sandilands, Stephanie Weidlich and David Read

      Article first published online: 28 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13138

    2. Supervisor volume affects oncological outcomes of trainees performing open radical prostatectomy

      Dermot O'Kane, Nathan Papa, Nathan Lawrentschuk, Rodney Syme, Graham Giles and Damien Bolton

      Article first published online: 28 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13112

  52. Images for Surgeons

  53. Original Articles

    1. Colorectal multidisciplinary meetings: how do they affect the timeliness of treatment?

      Zoran Nikolovski, David A. K. Watters, Douglas Stupart and Glenn D. Guest

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13144

  54. Images for Surgeons

    1. Recurrent sigmoid volvulus in pregnancy

      Mohit Bajaj, Christopher Gillespie and Joanne Dale

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13140

    2. Internal herniation through the foramen of Winslow: a rare cause of bowel obstruction

      Mustafa Ozsoy, Taner Ozkececi, Murat Akici, Mustafa Kalkan, Ahmet Katirağ and Sezgin Yilmaz

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13124

    3. Perioperative bleed from superior mesenteric vein to abdominal wall portosystemic shunt via small bowel adhesion

      Alexander J. S. Lott, Daryl R. Wall, Richard Skoien, Hugh P. McGregor and Anthony Holley

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13118

  55. Original Articles

    1. Laparoscopic nephron sparing surgery: an Australian experience

      Jay Roberts, Jason Wong, Hodo Haxhimolla and Boon Kua

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13117

  56. Images for Surgeons

    1. Different appearance of Ollier disease: enchondromatosis of the ribs

      Fatih Candas, Akin Yildizhan and Rauf Gorur

      Article first published online: 22 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13141

  57. Original Articles

    1. Operative intervention rates for acute diverticulitis: a multicentre state-wide study

      Michael K.-Y. Hong, Andrew M. Tomlin, Ian P. Hayes and Anita R. Skandarajah

      Article first published online: 22 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13126

    2. Role of general surgeons in acute urinary obstruction

      Syed Ali Abbas Rizvi, Amy Leung and Casper Francois Pretorius

      Article first published online: 22 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13115

  58. Images for Surgeons

    1. Crackling thigh

      Luca Amendola, Gregorio Tugnoli, Domenico Tigani and Salomone Di Saverio

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13111

  59. Review Articles

  60. Images for Surgeons

    1. Perforated solitary diverticulitis of the transverse colon in a young woman

      Tarik M. El-Batrawy, Mouied Al Ashari and Fikri M. Abu-Zidan

      Article first published online: 19 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13123

    2. Unusual inguinal mass

      Matthew Wei, Andrew Hardley and Raaj Chandra

      Article first published online: 19 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ans.13121

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