Authors: L. de Munter, S. Polinder, C. L. P. van de Ree, N. Kruithof, K. W. W. Lansink, E. W. Steyerberg et al.
Authors: T. J. Patterson, J. Beck, P. J. Currie, R. A. J. Spence, G. Spence
Clinical value of additional resection of a margin‐positive distal bile duct in perihilar cholangiocarcinoma.
Authors: S. Otsuka, T. Ebata, Y. Yokoyama, T. Mizuno, T. Tsukahara, Y. Shimoyama et al.
The Sociedad Española de Investigaciones Quirúrgicas (SEIQ) organizes an annual congress in Spain focused on the serious discussion of the presentations and the proper application of the scientific method in the research work.
Meta‐analysis of long‐term survival after elective endovascular or open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Authors: R. M. A. Bulder, E. Bastiaannet, J. F. Hamming, J. H. N. Lindeman
Authors: J. A. Elliott, N. G. Docherty, C. F. Murphy, H.‐G. Eckhardt, S. L. Doyle, E. M. Guinan et al.
Nationwide observational study of mortality from complicated intra‐abdominal infections and the role of bacterial cultures.
Authors: A. Tsuchiya, H. Yasunaga, Y. Tsutsumi, T. Kawahara, H. Matsui, K. Fushimi et al.
Authors: W. S. Tummers, J. V. Groen, B. G. Sibinga Mulder, A. Farina‐Sarasqueta, J. Morreau, H. Putter et al.
Surgical removal of the index node marked using magnetic seed localization to assess response to neoadjuvant immunotherapy in patients with stage III melanoma.
Authors: B. Schermers, V. Franke, E. A. Rozeman, B. A. van de Wiel, A. Bruining, M. W. Wouters et al.
Authors: D. C. Norvell, M. L. Thompson, E. J. Boyko, G. Landry, A. J. Littman, W. G. Henderson et al.
Impact of enhanced recovery on oncological outcomes following minimally invasive surgery for rectal cancer.
Authors: B. J. Quiram, J. Crippa, F. Grass, J. K. Lovely, K. T. Behm, D. T. Colibaseanu et al.
Effect of preoperative injection of superparamagnetic iron oxide particles on rates of sentinel lymph node dissection in women undergoing surgery for ductal carcinoma in situ (SentiNot study).
Authors: A. Karakatsanis, A.‐F. Hersi, L. Pistiolis, R. Olofsson Bagge, P. M. Lykoudis, S. Eriksson et al.
Short‐term cost‐effectiveness of one‐stage implant‐based breast reconstruction with an acellular dermal matrix versus two‐stage expander‐implant reconstruction from a multicentre randomized clinical trial.
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Multicentre study of multidisciplinary team assessment of pancreatic cancer resectability and treatment allocation.
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Prospective cohort study of ultrasound surveillance of regional lymph nodes in patients with intermediate‐risk cutaneous melanoma.
Authors: A. J. Hayes, E. Moskovic, K. O'Meara, H. G. Smith, R. J. E. Pope, J. Larkin et al.
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Editorial podcast for the March 2019 issue
Mr Martyn Evans, BJS Editor, produces his first issue podcast for the March 2019 issue, which includes a selection of articles on diverticulitis. An excellent leading article entitled 'The diminishing role of surgery for acute diverticulitis' by S. Biondo is free to read. Mr Evans also highlights two vascular meta-analyses, including one on clinical trials examining the benefit of structured home exercise in patients with peripheral artery disease by J. Golledge. Finally, he announces his Paper of the Month.
Snapshot quiz 19/6
A 35-year-old man underwent laparoscopic appendicectomy for perforated acute appendicitis. A drain was placed via the suprapubic trocar at the end of surgery. After operation, the urinary catheter bag was found to be filled with air. What is the diagnosis?View
Snapshot quiz 19/5
What is this abdominal lesion in a 78-year-old man having surveillance for colorectal malignancy?View
Editorial podcast for the February 2019 issue
Professor Rob Hinchliffe, BJS Editor, talks through this month's articles and says there is content that paediatric, transplant and plastic/burns surgeons will find of interest. He also discusses the leading article by A. C. de Beaux on abdominal wall closure, which is free to read. Finally, he reveals his Paper of the Month.
Snapshot quiz 19/4
A 26-year-old army recruit collapsed with profuse rectal bleeding. What is this finding at operation?View
Snapshot quiz 19/3
What is the diagnosis and why was resection needed?View
Snapshot quiz 19/1
What is the cause of these liver capsule adhesions found during laparoscopy?View
Editorial podcast for the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery, January 2019
Aneel Bhangu, one of our BJS Assistant Editors this year, has recorded his thoughts on the new special issue. Listen to him here and follow him on Twitter @aneelbhangu
Caesarean section performed by medical doctors and associate clinicians in Sierra Leone
AJ van Duinen discusses this article, which appears in the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Prevalence and predictors of surgical-site infection after caesarean section at a rural district hospital in Rwanda
T Nkurunziza discusses this article, which appears in the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Prioritizing research for patients requiring surgery in low- and middle-income countries
A Bhangu, D Nepogodiev and M Maimbo discuss their article, which appears in the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Implementation and evaluation of nationwide scale-up of the Surgical Safety Checklist
MC White and NFE Capo-Chichi, authors on this article included in the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery. discuss the background and findings. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Prospective observational cohort study on grading the severity of postoperative complications in global surgery research
Mr TEF Abbott, an author on the article "Prospective observational cohort study on grading the severity of postoperative complications in global surgery research", discusses their findings. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Disseminating technology in global surgery
Three authors of this article contained in the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery, WS Bolton, I Bundu and J Gnanaraj, discuss their article, on location in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Editorial podcast for the January 2019 issue
To kick off the new year, Jonothan Earnshaw, Editor-in-Chief, talks us through the contents of the January issue. He touches on the two leading articles: the first by Professor Derek Alderson who outlines what he sees as the future of surgery; and one from Mr Earnshaw about the new initiatives being introduced from BJS (both articles are free to access). He also reveals his Paper of the Month - do you agree? Follow Mr Earnshaw on Twitter @JJEarnshaw