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Editorial podcast for the July 2019 issue

S. J. Wigmore

Introducing Professor Steve Wigmore as this month's Guest Podcast Editor, a transplant and liver & pancreas surgeon at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, UK and Editor-in-Chief of HPB journal. He highlights the important Leading Article by Professor Mike Sarr, from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA, on the future of scientific publishing. It's free to read so click onto the issue after listening to Professor Wigmore's thoughts. He also notes the article written by a collaboration of Scottish and America surgeons, that generated a great deal of media interest, on reducing surgical mortality in Scotland by use of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.

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Editorial podcast for the June 2019 issue

J. J. Earnshaw

Listen to the BJS Editor-in-Chief. Jonothan Earnshaw, give an update on what's happening on BJS, as well as introducing the June issue, which has a selection of articles on hernia. He talks about our social media presence, a new editor coming on board, and the two systematic reviews, two RCTs, and a leader on hernia.

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Editorial podcast for the May 2019 issue

R. J. Hinchliffe

Listen to Professor Rob Hinchliffe (@robhinchliffe1 on Twitter) introduce the articles published in the May 2019 issue of the Journal.

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Editorial podcast for the April 2019 issue

R. J. Hinchliffe

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.

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Editorial podcast for the March 2019 issue

M. D. Evans

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.

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Editorial podcast for the February 2019 issue

R. J. Hinchliffe

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.

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Editorial podcast for the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery, January 2019

A. Bhangu

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

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Editorial podcast for the January 2019 issue

J. J. Earnshaw

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

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Editorial podcast for the December 2018 issue

R. J. Hinchliffe

Professor Robert Hinchliffe discusses the December 2018 issue, highlighting articles that cover issues such as patient outcomes, patient safety, and reducing gender bias in surgery. Finally, he reveals his Paper of the Month. Follow Prof. Hinchliffe on Twitter @robhinchliffe1.

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Editorial podcast for the November 2018 issue

Guest Editor: Professor O. James Garden

We are delighted to welcome our Guest Editor this month, the BJS Society Chairman, Professor James Garden, who provides an excellent, in-depth account of the papers published in the November issue. He has high praise for the Leading Article "From retribution to reconciliation after critical events in surgery" (free to read) and announces his Paper of the Month, which, he says, makes you "sit back and think". Follow Professor Garden on Twitter @ProfG_Edinsurg.

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Editorial podcast for the October 2018 issue

J. J. Earnshaw

This month, Editor-in-Chief, Jonothan Earnshaw picks out articles of particular interest, including "Profile of exhaled‐breath volatile organic compounds to diagnose pancreatic cancer" and "Systematic review of the prevalence, impact and mitigating strategies for bullying, undermining behaviour and harassment in the surgical workplace", both of which are free to read.

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Editorial podcast for the September 2018 issue

R. J. Hinchliffe

Professor Robert Hinchliffe discusses the September 2018 issue, highlighting a Review Article on the topic of surgery in space, detailing the effects space has on physiology and pathophysiology. He mentions two papers focusing on reducing anastomotic leak rates in colorectal surgery, the second of which is accompanied by a technique video online. Finally, he reveals his Paper of the Month. Follow Prof. Hinchliffe on Twitter @robhinchliffe1.

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Editorial podcast for the August 2018 issue

J. J. Earnshaw

Mr Jonothan Earnshaw, Editor-in-Chief, highlights the selection of articles discussing optimal ways of treating liver tumours and liver metastases. Also picked out as a landmark article is the DILALA randomized trial on two‐year results comparing laparoscopic lavage with resection as treatment for perforated diverticulitis, which is available to read as Open Access. Finally, he reveals his Paper of the Month. Follow Mr Earnshaw on Twitter @JJEarnshaw.

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Editorial podcast for the July 2018 issue

A. Bhangu

This month we're delighted to introduce our guest podcast editor, Aneel Bhangu, Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery at the University of Birmingham, UK. Mr Bhangu discusses the contents of the July issue, picking out a few highlights including the important leading article discussing 10 years of the Surgical Safety Checklist. He also announces his Paper of the Month. Follow Aneel on Twitter @aneelbhangu

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Editorial podcast for the June 2018 issue

R. J. Hinchliffe

This month's issue of BJS is discussed by Professor Rob Hinchliffe, BJS Editor. The June issue has a focus on cholangiocarcinoma, which includes a free Leading Article on surgery for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma by B. Groot Koerkamp and W. R. Jarnagin. He also discusses the very interesting meta‐analysis evaluating music interventions for anxiety and pain in surgery, which is also free to read. Prof. Hinchliffe then reveals his Paper of the Month.

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Editorial podcast for the May 2018 issue

M. D. Evans

Mr Martyn Evans produces his first editorial podcast for BJS. Listen to him talking through the articles included in the May 2018 issue, which has a focus on advanced colorectal surgery.

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Advanced colorectal cancer podcast, May 2018 issue

M. J. Solomon and K. G. M. Brown

Listen to Professor M. J. Solomon and Dr K. G. M. Brown, of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia, discuss the highlights of the May 2018 issue of BJS, which has a focus on advanced, recurrent and metastatic colorectal cancer, and associated treatment options. They are also authors of the Leading Article entitled "Progress and future direction in the management of advanced colorectal cancer", which is free to access.

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Editorial podcast for the April 2018 issue

J. J. Earnshaw

Jonothan Earnshaw, Editor-in-Chief, discusses some of the articles appearing this month, including the Leading Article on artificial intelligence and the future role of robots in surgery. He also gives some details on our next special issue scheduled for publication in January 2019.

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