Volume 100; Issue 8
1st July 2013
Consensus statement on the multidisciplinary management of patients with recurrent and primary rectal cancer beyond total mesorectal excision planes. BJS 2013; 100.
Authors: S. Mohammed Ali, Anthony Antoniou, John Beynon, Aneel Bhangu, Pradeep Bose, Kirsten Boyle et al.
Notes: To assist decision‐making
Meta‐analysis of contemporary short‐ and long‐term mortality rates in patients diagnosed with critical leg ischaemia. BJS 2013; 100: 1002-1008.
Authors: K. E. Rollins, D. Jackson, P. A. Coughlin
Notes: Still high risk
Randomized clinical trial on enhanced recovery versus standard care following open liver resection. BJS 2013; 100: 1015-1024.
Authors: C. Jones, L. Kelliher, M. Dickinson, A. Riga, T. Worthington, M. J. Scott et al.
Notes: Faster recovery and discharge
Authors: J. H. Saunders, P. H. Arya, S. Abisi, Y. P. Yong, S. MacSweeney, B. Braithwaite et al.
Notes: Service expansion
Raised haematocrit concentration and the risk of death and vascular complications after major surgery. BJS 2013; 100: 1030-1036.
Authors: K. M. Musallam, J. B. Porter, P. M. Sfeir, H. M. Tamim, T. Richards, L. A. Lotta et al.
Notes: Increases risk
Clinical trial of combined radio‐ and fluorescence‐guided sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer. BJS 2013; 100: 1037-1044.
Authors: B. E. Schaafsma, F. P. R. Verbeek, D. D. D. Rietbergen, B. Hiel, J. R. Vorst, G. J. Liefers et al.
Notes: Go green
Surgical delay is a critical determinant of survival in perforated peptic ulcer. BJS 2013; 100: 1045-1049.
Authors: D. L. Buck, M. Vester‐Andersen, M. H. Møller
Notes: Minimize delay before surgery
Proximal margin length with transhiatal gastrectomy for Siewert type II and III adenocarcinomas of the oesophagogastric junction. BJS 2013; 100: 1050-1054.
Authors: S. Mine, T. Sano, N. Hiki, K. Yamada, T. Kosuga, S. Nunobe et al.
Notes: A 2‐cm margin is enough
Defining a positive circumferential resection margin in oesophageal cancer and its implications for adjuvant treatment. BJS 2013; 100: 1055-1063.
Authors: J. R. O'Neill, N. A. Stephens, V. Save, H. M. Kamel, H. A. Phillips, P. J. Driscoll et al.
Notes: Is an adjuvant radiotherapy trial feasible and warranted?
Effects of pancreatectomy on nutritional state, pancreatic function and quality of life. BJS 2013; 100: 1064-1070.
Authors: J. W. Park, J.‐Y. Jang, E.‐J. Kim, M. J. Kang, W. Kwon, Y. R. Chang et al.
Notes: Reasonable recovery takes at least 6 months
Authors: T. Yang, Y. F. Sun, J. Zhang, W. Y. Lau, E. C. H. Lai, J. H. Lu et al.
Notes: Necessary and useful in selected patients
Error rating tool to identify and analyse technical errors and events in laparoscopic surgery. BJS 2013; 100: 1080-1088.
Authors: E. M. Bonrath, B. Zevin, N. J. Dedy, T. P. Grantcharov
Notes: Error scale for laparoscopy
The effect of immune therapy on surgical site infection following Crohn’s Disease resection. BJS 2013; 100: 1089-1093.
Authors: T. Serradori, A. Germain, M. L. Scherrer, C. Ayav, M. Perez, B. Romain et al.
Notes: Steroids and biologics increase risk
Association between operative approach and complications in patients undergoing Hartmann’s reversal. BJS 2013; 100: 1094-1099.
Authors: C. Cellini, A.‐P. Deeb, A. Sharma, J. R. T. Monson, F. J. Fleming
Notes: Less morbidity if suitable for laparoscopic approach
Authors: K. Kodeda, L. Nathanaelsson, B. Jung, H. Olsson, P. Jestin, A. Sjövall et al.
Notes: Reflects modern results with open surgery
Cost‐effectiveness of the implementation of an enhanced recovery protocol for colorectal surgery. BJS 2013; 100: 1108-1114.
Authors: D. Roulin, A. Donadini, S. Gander, A.‐C. Griesser, C. Blanc, M. Hübner et al.
Notes: Worth the investment
Prophylactic central neck dissection for papillary thyroid cancer (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 410–418). BJS 2013; 100: 1115-1115.
Authors: S. Hadad, S. Balasubramanian
Authors: A. H. Petter‐Puchner, U. A. Dietz
Systematic review and meta‐analysis of hypothermic machine perfusion versus static cold storage of kidney allografts on transplant outcomes. BJS 2013; 100: 991-1001.
Authors: J. M. O'Callaghan, R. D. Morgan, S. R. Knight, P. J. Morris
Notes: The Jury is still out