Volume 101; Issue 1
1st January 2014
Global disease burden of conditions requiring emergency surgery (Br J Surg 2014; 101: e9–e22). BJS 2014; 101.
Authors: R. T. Petroze
Authors: A. Bergenfelz, K. Søreide
Authors: K. Ram, M. A. Boermeester
Authors: T. J. Coats
Authors: S. Acosta, M. Björck
Notes: Endovascular increasingly important
Authors: D. G. Weber, C. Bendinelli, Z. J. Balogh
Notes: Bail‐out option when patient in extremis
Authors: T. Goh, L. G. Goh, C. H. Ang, C. H. Wong
Notes: Speedy diagnosis imperative
Authors: D. P. Harji, B. Griffiths, D. Burke, P. M. Sagar
Notes: Feasible in selected patients
A traffic‐light coding system to organize emergency surgery across surgical disciplines. BJS 2014; 101: 134-140.
Authors: A. Leppäniemi, I. Jousela
Notes: Effective system for emergency surgery
Effect of the introduction of an emergency general surgery service on outcomes from appendicectomy. BJS 2014; 101: 141-146.
Authors: K. Suen, I. P. Hayes, B. N. J. Thomson, S. Shedda
Notes: More appendicectomy during day‐time
Accuracy of MRI compared with ultrasound imaging and selective use of CT to discriminate simple from perforated appendicitis. BJS 2014; 101: 147-155.
Authors: M. M. N. Leeuwenburgh, M. J. Wiezer, B. M. Wiarda, W. H. Bouma, S. S. K. S. Phoa, H. B. A. C. Stockmann et al.
Notes: Less radiation but no better accuracy
Authors: S. Wahed, B. Dent, R. Jones, S. M. Griffin
Notes: Still a very high mortality condition
Contemporary management of abdominal surgical emergencies in infants and children. BJS 2014; 101: 24-33.
Authors: L. W. E. van Heurn, M. P. Pakarinen, T. Wester
Notes: Useful to know about children
Multidisciplinary management strategies for acute non‐variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding. BJS 2014; 101: 34-50.
Authors: Y. Lu, R. Loffroy, J. Y. W. Lau, A. Barkun
Notes: Collaboration has optimized outcomes and made surgery almost obsolete
Strategies to improve the outcome of emergency surgery for perforated peptic ulcer. BJS 2014; 101: 51-64.
Authors: K. Søreide, K. Thorsen, J. A. Søreide
Notes: Needs package of care
Authors: D. W. da Costa, D. Boerma, H. C. van Santvoort, K. D. Horvath, J. Werner, C. R. Carter et al.
Notes: Optimal management of a dreaded disease
Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery for intra‐abdominal emergency conditions. BJS 2014; 101: 80-89.
Authors: J. Bingener, I. Ibrahim‐zada
Notes: Scarless surgery for acute abdominal conditions
Authors: B. Stewart, P. Khanduri, C. McCord, M. Ohene‐Yeboah, S. Uranues, F. Vega Rivera et al.
Notes: Global burden is high, surgery capacity low
Minimally invasive and surgical management strategies tailored to the severity of acute diverticulitis. BJS 2014; 101: 90-99.
Authors: F. D. McDermott, D. Collins, A. Heeney, D. C. Winter
Notes: Changing strategies but better evidence is needed