Meta‐analysis of the prevalence of renal cancer detected by abdominal ultrasonography. BJS 2017; 104: 648-659.
Authors: S. H. Rossi, R. Hsu, C. Blick, V. Goh, P. Nathan, D. Nicol et al.
Systematic review of pressurized intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy for the treatment of advanced peritoneal carcinomatosis. BJS 2017; 104: 669-678.
Authors: F. Grass, A. Vuagniaux, H. Teixeira‐Farinha, K. Lehmann, N. Demartines, M. Hübner et al.
Notes: Shows promise
Authors: J. A. Cook, J. Ranstam
The Swiss Society of Surgery was founded in 1913 as Swiss Society (hereafter SGC) for surgery.
Authors: J. Toh, P. H. Chapuis, L. Bokey, C. Chan, K. J. Spring, O. F. Dent et al.
Authors: J. Dauplat, F. Kwiatkowski, P. Rouanet, E. Delay, K. Clough, J. L. Verhaeghe et al.
Notes: Good for the appropriate patient
Authors: I. N. Roy, A. M. Millen, S. M. Jones, S. R. Vallabhaneni, J. R. H. Scurr, R. G. McWilliams et al.
Notes: Prevent aneurysm rupture
Dual hypothermic oxygenated machine perfusion in liver transplants donated after circulatory death grafts.
Authors: R. van Rijn, N. Karimian, A. P. M. Matton, L. C. Burlage, A. C. Westerkamp, A. P. van den Berg et al.
Notes: Increases donor pool
Authors: J. Gandhi, C. Davidson, C. Hall, J. Pearson, T. Eglinton, C. Wakeman et al.
Notes: Worrying trends in the under 50s
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of autologous skin cell suspension for accelerating re‐epithelialization of split‐thickness donor sites.
Authors: Z. Hu, D. Guo, P. Liu, X. Cao, S. Li, J. Zhu et al.
Notes: Speeds healing
Authors: C. J. Verberne, Z. Zhan, E. R. van den Heuvel, F. Oppers, A. M. de Jong, I. Grossmann et al.
Notes: Intensive follow up no effect on survival
Authors: A. Dohan, C. Hoeffel, P. Soyer, A. S. Jannot, P.‐J. Valette, A. Thivolet et al.
Notes: Combination useful
Geographic and socioeconomic factors affecting delivery of bariatric surgery across high‐ and low‐utilization healthcare systems.
Authors: A. G. Doumouras, F. Saleh, A. M. Sharma, S. Anvari, S. Gmora, M. Anvari et al.
Notes: Differences between rural and urban areas
Prospective trial to evaluate the prognostic value of different nutritional assessment scores in pancreatic surgery (NURIMAS Pancreas).
Authors: P. Probst, S. Haller, T. Bruckner, A. Ulrich, O. Strobel, T. Hackert et al.
Notes: No scores of use
Authors: M. A. Gillies, N. I. Lone, R. M. Pearse, C. Haddow, L. Smyth, R. W. Parks et al.
Notes: No weekend effect; Tuesday best?
Authors: F. J. Hüttner, P. Probst, P. Knebel, O. Strobel, T. Hackert, A. Ulrich et al.
Notes: No benefit
Editorial podcast: May 2017 (volume 104, issue 6)
Jonothan Earnshaw, Editor-in-Chief, discusses the contents of the latest issue of BJS, including the article entitled 'Textbook outcome as a composite measure in oesophagogastric cancer surgery' from the Dutch Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Audit (DUCA) Group, which used a national database and reported that most patients didn't achieve the textbook outcome but there was wide variation between hospitals. Does this metric have a use? He also reveals his personal favourite Paper of the Month - an article he believes has the potential to make the biggest difference to clinical practice. Click on the link to find out which paper he's referring to.
Editorial podcast: April 2017 (volume 104, issue 5)
Robert Hinchliffe, BJS Editor, discusses the highlights of the April issue, now available online. The issue includes the Leading Article entitled 'Translational research in surgical oncology' by two BJS editors, Malin Sund and Kjetil Søreide.
Snapshot quiz 17/4
A 57-year-old man underwent emergency open low anterior resection with defunctioning ileostomy for obstructing rectosigmoid cancer. He developed abdominal wall cellulitis 2 days later with rapid progression to purpura and gangrene of the skin 3 h later (a), and 12 h later (b). What is the diagnosis, and how should it be treated?View
Snapshot quiz 17/3
This was the finding at elective right groin lymph node biopsy. What is the diagnosis?View
Editorial podcast: March issue (volume 104, issue 4)
Listen to BJS editor, Robert Hinchliffe, talk through the contents of the March 2017 issue, including the paper from the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) and European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumours (ENSAT) giving recommendations for the surgical management of adrenocortical carcinoma.
Snapshot quiz 17/2
What does this operative image show?View
Surgical safety checklist promotional video, First Hospital of China Medical University
Surgical safety checklist promotional video, Qinghai Provincial People’s Hospital
Surgical safety checklist promotional video, Peking Union Medical College Hospital
Editorial podcast: February 2017 (volume 104, issue 3)
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.
Special issue on surgical infection (volume 104; issue 2)
BJS has published a special issue on surgical infection and invited three authors to discuss their articles on biofilm formation, vaccines and glucose levels.
Snapshot quiz 17/1
What does the CT–PET image show?View
Snapshot quiz 16/14
What is happening to the ampulla of Vater on endoscopy (Fig.1), and what is the cause, which was later removed at operation (Fig.2)?View
Editorial podcast: January 2017
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.
Editorial podcast: December 2016
For the final podcast of 2016, Jonothan Earnshaw introduces the new website and talks through three oesophagogastric articles that appear in the issue.