Volume 100; Issue 13
1st December 2013
Authors: U. Shiralkar
Authors: S.‐M. Weldon, T. Korkiakangas, J. Bezemer, R. Kneebone
Notes: Leaves something to be desired
Authors: S. O'Neill, S. Leuschner, S. J. McNally, O. J. Garden, S. J. Wigmore, E. M. Harrison et al.
Notes: Probably no benefit
Systematic review and meta‐analysis of oesophageal Doppler‐guided fluid management in colorectal surgery. BJS 2013; 100: 1701-1708.
Authors: S. Srinivasa, D. P. Lemanu, P. P. Singh, M. H. G. Taylor, A. G. Hill
Notes: Case for oesophageal Doppler monitor not proven
Systematic review and meta‐analysis of single‐incision versus conventional multiport appendicectomy. BJS 2013; 100: 1709-1718.
Authors: S. R. Markar, A. Karthikesalingam, F. Di Franco, A. M. Harris
Notes: Single‐incision laparoscopic appendicectomy takes significantly longer
Systematic review of the impact of registration and screening on colorectal cancer incidence and mortality in familial adenomatous polyposis and Lynch syndrome. BJS 2013; 100: 1719-1731.
Authors: P. Barrow, M. Khan, F. Lalloo, D. G. Evans, J. Hill
Notes: Registration and screening of benefit
Randomized clinical trial of intraoperative superficial cervical plexus block versus incisional local anaesthesia in thyroid and parathyroid surgery. BJS 2013; 100: 1732-1738.
Authors: R. J. Egan, J. C. Hopkins, A. J. Beamish, R. Shah, A. G. Edwards, J. D. T. Morgan et al.
Notes: Cervical plexus block reduced postoperative pain
Randomized clinical trial of fluid and salt restriction compared with a controlled liberal regimen in elective gastrointestinal surgery. BJS 2013; 100: 1739-1746.
Authors: J. P. Kalyan, M. Rosbergen, N. Pal, K. Sargen, S. J. Fletcher, D. L. Nunn et al.
Notes: More or less
Authors: A. Pinto, O. Faiz, C. Bicknell, C. Vincent
Notes: Cause for concern
Nomogram for predicting invasion in patients with a preoperative diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. BJS 2013; 100: 1756-1763.
Authors: S. K. Lee, J.‐H. Yang, S.‐Y. Woo, J. E. Lee, S. J. Nam
Notes: A tool for making a wise decision on sentinel node biopsy
Vascular reconstruction combined with liver resection for malignant tumours. BJS 2013; 100: 1764-1775.
Authors: D. Azoulay, G. Pascal, C. Salloum, R. Adam, D. Castaing, N. Tranecol et al.
Notes: Extended liver resection of some benefit
Portal vein embolization improves rate of resection of extensive colorectal liver metastases without worsening survival. BJS 2013; 100: 1777-1783.
Authors: J. Shindoh, C.‐W. D. Tzeng, T. A. Aloia, S. A. Curley, G. Zimmitti, S. H. Wei et al.
Notes: Portal vein embolization improves colorectal liver metastases resection rates
Postoperative adverse outcomes after non‐hepatic surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis. BJS 2013; 100: 1784-1790.
Authors: C. S. Lin, S. Y. Lin, C. C. Chang, H. H. Wang, C. C. Liao, T. L. Chen et al.
Notes: Increased morbidity and mortality
Authors: S. Yamada, T. Fujii, M. Kanda, H. Sugimoto, S. Nomoto, S. Takeda et al.
Notes: Resection still warranted with positive cytology
Altered central pain processing after pancreatic surgery for chronic pancreatitis. BJS 2013; 100: 1797-1804.
Authors: S. A. Bouwense, U. Ahmed Ali, R. P. ten Broek, Y. Issa, C. H. van Eijck, O. H. Wilder‐Smith et al.
Notes: New approach to pain control
Local recurrence after stenting for obstructing left‐sided colonic cancer. BJS 2013; 100: 1805-1809.
Authors: K. J. Gorissen, J. B. Tuynman, E. Fryer, L. Wang, R. Uberoi, O. M. Jones et al.
Notes: A note of caution
Population‐based cohort study comparing 30‐ and 90‐day institutional mortality rates after colorectal surgery. BJS 2013; 100: 1810-1817.
Authors: B. E. Byrne, R. Mamidanna, C. A. Vincent, O. Faiz
Notes: Defines outcome measures
Risk of infection and sepsis in severely injured patients related to single nucleotide polymorphisms in the lectin pathway. BJS 2013; 100: 1818-1826.
Authors: M. W. G. A. Bronkhorst, M. A. Z. Lomax, R. H. A. M. Vossen, J. Bakker, P. Patka, E. M. M. van Lieshout et al.
Notes: Related to higher infection risk
Population‐based study of presentation and adverse outcomes after femoral hernia surgery. BJS 2013; 100: 1827-1832.
Authors: D. J. Humes, R. S. Radcliffe, C. Camm, J. West
Notes: Still a tricky diagnosis
Outcomes following prosthetic patch repair in newborns with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. BJS 2013; 100: 1833-1837.
Authors: W. B. Jawaid, E. Qasem, M. O. Jones, N. J. Shaw, P. D. Losty
Notes: Further evidence that biological meshes do not work for hernias
Authors’ reply: Systematic review of the efficacy of cilostazol, naftidrofuryl oxalate and pentoxifylline for the treatment of intermittent claudication (Br J Surg 2012; 99: 1630–1638). BJS 2013; 100: 1838-1839.
Authors: J.W. Stevens, E. Simpson, S. Harnan, H. Squires, Y. Meng, S. Thomas et al.