Volume 100; Issue 10
1st September 2013
Preoperative indicators of the systemic inflammatory response in the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal cancer. BJS 2013; 100: 1260-1261.
Authors: D. C. McMillan, P. G. Horgan
Authors: D. A. Sidloff, P. W. Stather, E. Choke, M. J. Bown, R. D. Sayers
Notes: Only dangerous occasionally
Systematic review, meta‐analysis and meta‐regression of the effect of tranexamic acid on surgical blood loss. BJS 2013; 100: 1271-1279.
Authors: K. Ker, D. Prieto‐Merino, I. Roberts
Notes: Tranexamic acid decreases surgical bleeding
Systematic review and meta‐analysis of continuous local anaesthetic wound infiltration versus epidural analgesia for postoperative pain following abdominal surgery. BJS 2013; 100: 1280-1289.
Authors: N. T. Ventham, M. Hughes, S. O'Neill, N. Johns, R. R. Brady, S. J. Wigmore et al.
Notes: Similar effect on short‐term pain relief
Randomized clinical trial of a simple pulmonary recruitment manoeuvre to reduce pain after laparoscopy. BJS 2013; 100: 1290-1294.
Authors: A. Khanna, E. Sezen, A. Barlow, H. Rayt, J. G. Finch
Notes: Simple techniques to reduce pain
Randomized clinical trial of the benefit of laparoscopy with closure of loop ileostomy. BJS 2013; 100: 1295-1301.
Authors: J. Royds, J. M. O'Riordan, E. Mansour, E. Eguare, P. Neary
Notes: Simple techniques may improve outcomes
Authors: A. Karthikesalingam, P. J. Holt, A. Vidal‐Diez, E. C. Choke, B. O. Patterson, L. J. Thompson et al.
Notes: Rationalized surveillance
Factors predictive of lymph node metastasis in the follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma. BJS 2013; 100: 1312-1317.
Authors: C. Blanchard, C. Brient, C. Volteau, F. Sebag, M. Roy, D. Drui et al.
Notes: Lymph node dissection could be omitted in many patients
Authors: N. R. A. Symons, K. Moorthy, A. M. Almoudaris, A. Bottle, P. Aylin, C. A. Vincent et al.
Notes: Depends on facilities
Authors: L. Lee, C. Li, N. Robert, E. Latimer, F. Carli, D. S. Mulder et al.
Notes: More evidence of benefit
Body mass index and outcomes following gastrointestinal cancer surgery in Japan. BJS 2013; 100: 1335-1343.
Authors: H. Yasunaga, H. Horiguchi, S. Matsuda, K. Fushimi, H. Hashimoto, J. Z. Ayanian et al.
Notes: Japanese patients really are different
Authors: F. Bellolio, Z. Cohen, H. M. MacRae, B. I. O'Connor, H. Huang, J. C. Victor et al.
Notes: More complicated than stenotic disease
Planned versus unplanned portal vein resections during pancreaticoduodenectomy for adenocarcinoma. BJS 2013; 100: 1349-1356.
Authors: P. T. W. Kim, A. C. Wei, E. G. Atenafu, D. Cavallucci, S. P. Cleary, C.‐A. Moulton et al.
Notes: Planned excisions are becoming increasingly frequent
Extent and completeness of mesorectal excision evaluated by postoperative magnetic resonance imaging. BJS 2013; 100: 1357-1367.
Authors: P. Bondeven, R. H. Hagemann‐Madsen, S. Laurberg, B. Ginnerup Pedersen
Notes: Detects inadvertent residual mesorectum
Outcome following laparoscopic and open total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer. BJS 2013; 100: 1368-1375.
Authors: F. Penninckx, A. Kartheuser, J. Van de Stadt, P. Pattyn, B. Mansvelt, C. Bertrand et al.
Notes: Oncological safety confirmed
Impact of bowel dysfunction on quality of life after sphincter‐preserving resection for rectal cancer. BJS 2013; 100: 1377-1387.
Authors: K. J. Emmertsen, S. Laurberg, P. Jess, M. R. Madsen, H. J. Nielsen, A. U. Ovesen et al.
Notes: Adjuvant therapy and the increased risk of LARS
Contribution of surgical specialization to improved colorectal cancer survival. BJS 2013; 100: 1388-1395.
Authors: R. Oliphant, G. A. Nicholson, P. G. Horgan, R. G. Molloy, D. C. McMillan, D. S. Morrison et al.
Notes: Makes the case for the specialist
Causes of false‐negative sentinel node biopsy in patients with breast cancer (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 775–783). BJS 2013; 100: 1398-1399.
Authors: B. Kim, E. T. Verghese, K. Horgan
Authors’ reply: Systematic review and meta‐analysis of intraoperative peritoneal lavage for colorectal cancer staging (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 853–862). BJS 2013; 100: 1398-1398.
Authors: D. C. Bosanquet, D. A. Harris, E. J. Beynon
Authors’ reply: Causes of false‐negative sentinel node biopsy in patients with breast cancer (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 775–783). BJS 2013; 100: 1399-1399.
Authors: J. de Boniface, Y. Andersson