Health gains, costs and cost‐effectiveness of a population‐based screening programme for abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Authors: N. Nair, G. Kvizhinadze, G. T. Jones, R. Rush, M. Khashram, J. Roake et al.
Authors: A. S. H. M. van Dalen, J. Legemaate, W. S. Schlack, D. A. Legemate, M. P. Schijven
The Society of Academic & Research Surgery (SARS), located at The Royal College of Surgeons of England, has fostered and enhanced research in various disciplines of surgery under its auspices for more than 50 years.
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of endovenous laser ablation versus direct and indirect radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of great saphenous varicose veins.
Authors: S. A. S. Hamann, L. Timmer‐de Mik, W. M. Fritschy, G. R. R. Kuiters, T. E. C. Nijsten, R. R. Bos et al.
Development and validation of a gene expression test to identify hard‐to‐heal chronic venous leg ulcers.
Authors: D. C. Bosanquet, A. J. Sanders, F. Ruge, J. Lane, C. A. Morris, W. G. Jiang et al.
Authors: R. L. Harries, J. Glasbey, V. J. Gokani, G. Griffiths, W. Allum
Authors: Z. Lakkis, D. Vernerey, D. Mege, J.‐L. Faucheron, Y. Panis, J.‐J. Tuech et al.
Authors: A. Zaborowski, A. Stakelum, D. C. Winter
Propensity score‐matched analysis of oncological outcome between stent as bridge to surgery and emergency resection in patients with malignant left‐sided colonic obstruction.
Authors: F. J. Amelung, W. A. A. Borstlap, E. C. J. Consten, J. V. Veld, E. E. van Halsema, W. A. Bemelman et al.
Authors: K. Fairhurst, J. M. Blazeby, S. Potter, C. Gamble, C. Rowlands, K. N. L. Avery et al.
Authors: H. Boyd‐Carson, B. Doleman, P. J. J. Herrod, I. D. Anderson, J. P. Williams, J. N. Lund et al.
Predicting recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer using the eighth edition of the AJCC/UICC staging system.
Authors: N. Chereau, T. O. Oyekunle, A. Zambeli‐Ljepović, H. S. Kazaure, S. A. Roman, F. Menegaux et al.
Authors: F. Sköldberg, J. Granlund, A. Discacciati, F. Hjern, P. T. Schmidt, O. Olén et al.
Costs and quality of life in a randomized trial comparing minimally invasive and open distal pancreatectomy (LEOPARD trial).
Authors: J. van Hilst, E. A. Strating, T. de Rooij, F. Daams, S. Festen, B. Groot Koerkamp et al.
Long‐term results from a randomized comparison of open transinguinal preperitoneal hernia repair and the Lichtenstein method (TULIP trial).
Authors: W. J. V. Bökkerink, G. G. Koning, D. Malagic, L. Hout, C. J. H. M. Laarhoven, P. W. H. E. Vriens et al.
Authors: G. Ramsay, A. B. Haynes, S. R. Lipsitz, I. Solsky, J. Leitch, A. A. Gawande et al.
Authors: N. Takemura, T. Aoki, K. Hasegawa, J. Kaneko, J. Arita, N. Akamatsu et al.
Editorial podcast for the May 2019 issue
Listen to Professor Rob Hinchliffe (@robhinchliffe1 on Twitter) introduce the articles published in the May 2019 issue of the Journal.
Snapshot quiz 19/9
This patient presented with appendicitis. What is the diagnosis and how should it be managed?View
Editorial podcast for the April 2019 issue
As well as discussing the contents of the April issue, Professor Rob Hinchliffe (Twitter @robhinchliffe1) talks about the BJS Editor Assistant Bursary, which we are recruiting for at the moment (please see Twitter @BJSurgery for more details). He also introduces a new article type, the Rapid Research Communication, which will be a vehicle for reporting early clinical results of exciting research or novel techniques before they enter larger clinical trials. He also reveals his Paper of the Month.
Snapshot quiz 19/8
What is causing pyloric obstruction in this 58-year-old woman?View
Snapshot quiz 19/7
This 50-year-old woman, with no previous abdominal surgery, presented with symptoms of intestinal obstruction for 3 days. Since the age of 16 years she had experienced recurrent abdominal colic. What is the cause of intestinal obstruction here?View
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.