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Original article

Cost‐effectiveness of groin hernia repair from a randomized clinical trial comparing commercial versus low‐cost mesh in a low‐income country.

Authors: J. Löfgren, A. Matovu, A. Wladis, C. Ibingira, P. Nordin, E. Galiwango et al.

Notes: Mosquito mesh is cost efficient

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Randomized clinical trial

Randomized clinical trial of comprehensive geriatric assessment and optimization in vascular surgery.

Authors: J. S. L. Partridge, D. Harari, F. C. Martin, J. L. Peacock, R. Bell, A. Mohammed et al.

Notes: Better outcomes

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Systematic review

Immunohistochemical hENT1 expression as a prognostic biomarker in patients with resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma undergoing adjuvant gemcitabine‐based chemotherapy. BJS 2017; 104: 328-336.

Authors: N. T. E. Bird, M. Elmasry, R. Jones, E. Psarelli, J. Dodd, H. Malik et al.

Notes: Standardization needed to see if it's really useful

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The Svensk Kirurgisk Förening (SKF) organizes surgeons working in Sweden or surgeons who have a connection to Swedish surgery. It is a professional organization within the Swedish Society of Medicine and the Swedish Medical Association.

Systematic review

Meta‐analysis of the influence of surgical margin and adjuvant radiotherapy on local recurrence after resection of sporadic desmoid‐type fibromatosis. BJS 2017; 104: 347-357.

Authors: M. L. Janssen, D. L. M. van Broekhoven, J. M. M. Cates, W. M. Bramer, J. J. Nuyttens, A. Gronchi et al.

Notes: Radiotherapy after surgery for recurrence only

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Systematic review

Systematic review of the feasibility of laparoscopic reoperation for early postoperative complications following colorectal surgery. BJS 2017; 104: 337-346.

Authors: D. B. Wright, C. E. Koh, M. J. Solomon

Notes: Possible advantages

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Article

European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) and European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumours (ENSAT) recommendations for the surgical management of adrenocortical carcinoma. BJS 2017; 104: 358-376.

Authors: S. Gaujoux, R. Mihai, B. Carnaille, B. Dousset, C. Fiori, F. Porpiglia et al.

Notes: The best evidence available

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Article

The Osteology Lesson of Sebastiaen Egbertszn (1619). BJS 2017; 104: 316-316.

Authors: F. F. A. IJpma, T. M. van Gulik

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Article

Kaplan–Meier curve. BJS 2017; 104: 442-442.

Authors: J. Ranstam, J. A. Cook

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Original article

Staging of pancreatic cancer based on the number of positive lymph nodes.

Authors: I. Tarantino, R. Warschkow, T. Hackert, B. M. Schmied, M. W. Büchler, O. Strobel et al.

Notes: Higher number lower survival

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Original article

Outcome after laparoscopic and open resections of posterosuperior segments of the liver.

Authors: V. Scuderi, L. Barkhatov, R. Montalti, F. Ratti, F. Cipriani, F. Pardo et al.

Notes: Lap equals open

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Original article

Functional mucous layer and healing of proximal colonic anastomoses in an experimental model.

Authors: J. W. A. M. Bosmans, A. C. H. M. Jongen, G. M. H. Birchenough, E. E. L. Nyström, M. J. J. Gijbels, J. P. M. Derikx et al.

Notes: Mucus matters

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Original article

Population‐based study on resection rates and survival in patients with colorectal liver metastasis in Norway.

Authors: J.‐H. Angelsen, A. Horn, H. Sorbye, G. E. Eide, I. M. Løes, A. Viste et al.

Notes: Variation among patients and regions

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Original article

Relationship between tumour size and outcome in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Authors: D. Ansari, M. Bauden, S. Bergström, R. Rylance, G. Marko‐Varga, R. Andersson et al.

Notes: Size matters

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Original article

Association between age and access to immediate breast reconstruction in women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer.

Authors: R. Jeevan, J. P. Browne, C. Gulliver‐Clarke, J. Pereira, C. M. Caddy, J. H. P. van der Meulen et al.

Notes: Age should not matter

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Original article

Clinical motivation and the surgical safety checklist. BJS 2017; 104: 472-479.

Authors: X. Yu, Y. Huang, Q. Guo, Y. Wang, H. Ma, Y. Zhao et al.

Notes: Buy‐in issues similar worldwide

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Original article

Long‐term symptom control of gastro‐oesophageal reflux disease 12 years after laparoscopic Nissen or 180° anterior partial fundoplication in a randomized clinical trial.

Authors: D. J. Roks, J. A. Broeders, R. J. Baigrie

Notes: No major differences

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Leading article

Aneurysm sealing. BJS 2017; 104: 163-165.

Authors: R. J. Hinchliffe

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Systematic review

Meta‐analysis of individual‐patient data from EVAR‐1, DREAM, OVER and ACE trials comparing outcomes of endovascular or open repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm over 5 years. BJS 2017; 104: 166-178.

Authors: J. T. Powell, M. J. Sweeting, P. Ulug, J. D. Blankensteijn, F. A. Lederle, J.‐P. Becquemin et al.

Notes: Survival comparable

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Surgical safety checklist promotional video, First Hospital of China Medical University

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Surgical safety checklist promotional video, Qinghai Provincial People’s Hospital

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Surgical safety checklist promotional video, Peking Union Medical College Hospital

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Editorial podcast: February 2017 (volume 104, issue 3)

J. J. Earnshaw

Jonothan Earnshaw, Editor-in-Chief, talks through the highlights of the February 2017 issue. This includes discussion of the meta-analysis of individual-patient data from EVAR-1, DREAM, OVER and ACE trials comparing outcomes of endovascular or open repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm over 5 years, which is available to read as open access.

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Special issue on surgical infection (volume 104; issue 2)

Professor S. L. Percival, Professor M. A. Boermeester and Dr N. Mohamed

BJS has published a special issue on surgical infection and invited three authors to discuss their articles on biofilm formation, vaccines and glucose levels.

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Editorial podcast: January 2017

R. J. Hinchliffe

Rob Hinchliffe, BJS Editor, wishes our readers a Happy New Year and talks through the highlights of the January 2017 issue. He also announces some new initiatives to expand the global reach of BJS and provide a dynamic surgical community with information, research and comment.

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Editorial podcast: December 2016

J. J. Earnshaw

For the final podcast of 2016, Jonothan Earnshaw introduces the new website and talks through three oesophagogastric articles that appear in the issue.

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Oesophagogastric cancer

J. V. Reynolds, National Lead for Oesophagogastric Cancer in Ireland

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Videoscopic ilioinguinal lymphadenectomy for melanoma

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Editorial podcast: November 2016

R. J. Hinchliffe

Listen to Associate Editor, Robert Hinchliffe, talk through the highlights of the November 2016 issue.

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Editorial podcast: October 2016

J. J. Earnshaw

Listen to co-Chief Editor, Jonothan Earnshaw, give us his views on the October 2016 issue.

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