The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland was founded in 1920 by a group of leading surgeons of the day.
Patterns of recurrence after oesophagectomy and postoperative chemoradiotherapy versus surgery alone for oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma. BJS 2017; 104: 90-97.
Authors: P.‐K. Hsu, H.‐S. Chen, C.‐S. Huang, C.‐C. Liu, C.‐C. Hsieh, H.‐S. Hsu et al.
Notes: Longer survival and less recurrence with multimodal treatment
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized open‐label phase II study comparing oxycodone–naloxone with oxycodone in early return of gastrointestinal function after laparoscopic colorectal surgery. BJS 2017; 104: 42-51.
Authors: F. Creamer, A. Balfour, S. Nimmo, I. Foo, J. D. Norrie, L. J. Williams et al.
Notes: Subtle differences
Snapshot quiz 16/9
What is the cause of this black spleen?View
Technique for total robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy
Snapshot quiz 16/7
What is the cause of this lady’s spontaneous neck haematoma, illustrated in the right image?View
Jonothan Earnshaw discusses the contents and highlights of the August 2016 issue.
Gastric closure with an over the scope clip
Setting in the operating theatre
Snapshot quiz 16/6
What is this lesion on the stomach seen at laparoscopy?View
Dissection of appendix base
Jonothan Earnshaw discusses the highlights of the July 2016 issue.
Ligation of appendix with an absorbable loop
Snapshot quiz 16/5
What was the cause of this patient’s symptoms that started after an open appendicectomy?View
Insertion of an auxiliary trocar and preparation of the mesoappendix
Snapshot quiz 16/4
This lesion seen at push enteroscopy (a) and in the specimen after resection (b), was causing gastrointestinal bleeding. What is it?View
Technique of self expandable metal stent insertion
Snapshot quiz 16/13
This lady has thyroid disease. What is the cause of the skin condition on her legs?View