Volume 100; Issue 11
1st October 2013
Authors: T. Treasure, P. Leonard
Systematic review and meta‐analysis of population‐based mortality from ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. BJS 2013; 100: 1405-1413.
Authors: J. J. Reimerink, M. J. van der Laan, M. J. Koelemay, R. Balm, D. A. Legemate
Notes: Still high
Authors: D. A. Bischof, B. M. Clary, S. K. Maithel, T. M. Pawlik
Notes: An evolving issue
Systematic review and meta‐analysis of the association between diabetes mellitus and incidence and mortality in breast and colorectal cancer. BJS 2013; 100: 1421-1429.
Authors: K. M. J. De Bruijn, L. R. Arends, B. E. Hansen, S. Leeflang, R. Ruiter, C. H. J. van Eijck et al.
Notes: Increased cancer incidence and mortality
Systematic review of the clinical effectiveness of neuromodulation in the treatment of faecal incontinence. BJS 2013; 100: 1430-1447.
Authors: N. N. Thin, E. J. Horrocks, A. Hotouras, S. Palit, M. A. Thaha, C. L. H. Chan et al.
Notes: Sacral nerve stimulation of benefit long term
Randomized trial of the effect of video feedback on the acquisition of surgical skills. BJS 2013; 100: 1448-1453.
Authors: A. L. Farquharson, A. C. Cresswell, J. D. Beard, P. Chan
Notes: Improves training
Subxiphoid pericardial window to exclude occult cardiac injury after penetrating thoracoabdominal trauma. BJS 2013; 100: 1454-1458.
Authors: M. Hommes, A. J. Nicol, J. van der Stok, I. Kodde, P. H. Navsaria
Notes: Simple manoeuvre with low morbidity
Long‐term clinical and functional outcome following treatment for Paget–Schroetter syndrome. BJS 2013; 100: 1459-1464.
Authors: J. M. Taylor, R. J. Telford, D. C. Kinsella, A. F. Watkinson, J. F. Thompson
Notes: Active treatment improves function
Renal function 5 years after open and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair from a randomized trial. BJS 2013; 100: 1465-1470.
Authors: J. L. de Bruin, M. G. Vervloet, M. G. Buimer, A. F. Baas, M. Prinssen, J. D. Blankensteijn et al.
Notes: No differences
Long‐term outcomes after endothoracic sympathetic block at the T4 ganglion for upper limb hyperhidrosis. BJS 2013; 100: 1471-1477.
Authors: P. Panhofer, A. Gleiss, W. H. Eilenberg, R. Jakesz, G. Bischof, C. Neumayer et al.
Notes: Durable improvement in quality of life
Lack of association between inguinal hernia and abdominal aortic aneurysm in a population‐based male cohort. BJS 2013; 100: 1478-1482.
Authors: N. A. Henriksen, L. T. Sorensen, L. N. Jorgensen, J. S. Lindholt
Notes: Were previous studies wrong?
Prospective study of pain, quality of life and the economic impact of open inguinal hernia repair. BJS 2013; 100: 1483-1488.
Authors: E. Palmqvist, K. Larsson, A. Anell, C. Hjalmarsson
Notes: Excellent return on investment
Relevance of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography‐positive lymph nodes after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for squamous cell oesophageal cancer. BJS 2013; 100: 1490-1497.
Authors: H. Miyata, M. Yamasaki, T. Takahashi, K. Murakami, Y. Kurokawa, K. Nakajima et al.
Notes: Merits further evaluation in squamous cell cancer
In vitro effects of proteases in human pancreatic juice on stability of liquid and carrier‐bound fibrin sealants. BJS 2013; 100: 1498-1504.
Authors: J. Adelmeijer, R. J. Porte, T. Lisman
Notes: No evidence to support clinical use
Outcome after resection and radiofrequency ablation of liver metastases from small intestinal neuroendocrine tumours. BJS 2013; 100: 1505-1514.
Authors: O. Norlén, P. Stålberg, J. Zedenius, P. Hellman
Notes: Did not increase survival
Outcomes after hepatic resection and subsequent multimodal treatment of recurrence for multifocal hepatocellular carcinoma. BJS 2013; 100: 1516-1522.
Authors: P. T. W. Kim, J.‐H. Jang, E. G. Atenafu, S. Fischer, P. D. Greig, I. D. McGilvray et al.
Notes: Favourable outcomes
Sarcopenia as a predictor of prognosis in patients following hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma. BJS 2013; 100: 1523-1530.
Authors: N. Harimoto, K. Shirabe, Y.‐I. Yamashita, T. Ikegami, T. Yoshizumi, Y. Soejima et al.
Notes: Sarcopenia predicts poor outcome
Hierarchical multilevel analysis of increased caseload volume and postoperative outcome after elective colorectal surgery. BJS 2013; 100: 1531-1538.
Authors: E. M. Burns, A. Bottle, A. M. Almoudaris, R. Mamidanna, P. Aylin, A. Darzi et al.
Notes: Defines volume‐outcome statistics
Authors’ reply: Randomized clinical trial of self‐gripping mesh versus sutured mesh for Lichtenstein hernia repair (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 474–481). BJS 2013; 100: 1539-1539.
Authors: L. N. Jorgensen, J. Rosenberg
Randomized clinical trial of self‐gripping mesh versus sutured mesh for Lichtenstein hernia repair (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 474–481). BJS 2013; 100: 1539-1539.
Authors: M. Prieto, M. Gastaca, L. Agirre, A. Colina
Authors’ reply: Systematic review and meta‐analysis of the early and late outcomes of open and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 863–872). BJS 2013; 100: 1541-1541.
Authors: P. W. Stather, D. A. Sidloff, N. Dattani, E. Choke, M. J. Bown, R. D. Sayers et al.
Visualization of the leakage of pancreatic juice using a chymotrypsin‐activated fluorescent probe. BJS 2013; 100: 1544-1544.
Authors: S. Yamashita, M. Sakabe, T. Ishizawa, K. Hasegawa, Y. Urano, N. Kokudo et al.