Volume 101; Issue 10
1st September 2014
Authors: D. A. H. Neil, A. J. Demetris
Meta‐analysis of endoscopic therapy for low‐grade dysplasia in Barrett’s oesophagus. BJS 2014; 101: 1187-1195.
Authors: L. M. Almond, J. Hodson, H. Barr
Notes: Treatment bedevilled by poor definition of the underlying condition
Meta‐analysis of pancreaticogastrostomy versus pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy. BJS 2014; 101: 1196-1208.
Authors: J. J. Xiong, C. L. Tan, P. Szatmary, W. Huang, N. W. Ke, W. M. Hu et al.
Notes: Pancreaticogastrostomy reduces postoperative pancreatic fistula
Authors: K. Mortensen, M. Nilsson, K. Slim, M. Schäfer, C. Mariette, M. Braga et al.
Notes: Best available evidence for these patients
Sex differences in the association between smoking and abdominal aortic aneurysm. BJS 2014; 101: 1230-1237.
Authors: O. Stackelberg, M. Björck, S. C. Larsson, N. Orsini, A. Wolk
Notes: Female smokers at greater risk
Cardiovascular risk in patients with small and medium abdominal aortic aneurysms, and no history of cardiovascular disease. BJS 2014; 101: 1238-1243.
Authors: S. Sohrabi, S. Wheatcroft, J. H. Barth, M. A. Bailey, A. Johnson, K. Bridge et al.
Notes: Secondary prevention indicated
Outcomes after endovascular or open repair for degenerative descending thoracic aortic aneurysm using linked hospital data. BJS 2014; 101: 1244-1251.
Authors: R. S. von Allmen, A. Anjum, J. T. Powell
Notes: Mortality rates similar
Long‐term outcome after parathyroidectomy for lithium‐induced hyperparathyroidism. BJS 2014; 101: 1252-1256.
Authors: O. Norlén, S. Sidhu, M. Sywak, L. Delbridge
Notes: Surgery is an option
Surgical treatment of solid pseudopapillary neoplasms of the pancreas and risk factors for malignancy. BJS 2014; 101: 1266-1271.
Authors: M. J. Kim, D. W. Choi, S. H. Choi, J. S. Heo, J.‐Y. Sung
Notes: Tumour size matters
Patient‐reported genitourinary dysfunction after laparoscopic and open rectal cancer surgery in a randomized trial (COLOR II). BJS 2014; 101: 1272-1279.
Authors: J. Andersson, G. Abis, M. Gellerstedt, E. Angenete, U. Angerås, M. A. Cuesta et al.
Notes: Symptoms worse postoperatively
Feasibility of reirradiation in the treatment of locally recurrent rectal cancer. BJS 2014; 101: 1280-1289.
Authors: S. J. Bosman, F. A. Holman, G. A. P. Nieuwenhuijzen, H. Martijn, G.‐J. Creemers, H. J. T. Rutten et al.
Notes: Multimodality approach is sensible
Outcomes in locally advanced rectal cancer with highly selective preoperative chemoradiotherapy. BJS 2014; 101: 1290-1298.
Authors: J. S. Williamson, H. G. Jones, M. Davies, M. D. Evans, O. Hatcher, J. Beynon et al.
Notes: Is radiotherapy always needed?
Biomarker‐based treatment selection in early‐stage rectal cancer to promote organ preservation. BJS 2014; 101: 1299-1309.
Authors: K. J. Leong, A. Beggs, J. James, D. G. Morton, G. M. Matthews, S. P. Bach et al.
Notes: May assist selection for organ preservation
Anal acoustic reflectometry predicts the outcome of percutaneous nerve evaluation for faecal incontinence. BJS 2014; 101: 1310-1316.
Authors: B. R. Hornung, G. L. Carlson, P. J. Mitchell, N. Klarskov, G. Lose, K. J. Telford et al.
Notes: Opening pressure predicts percutaneous nerve evaluation success
Effects of stimulation frequency and intensity in sacral neuromodulation on anorectal inputs to the somatosensory cortex in an experimental model. BJS 2014; 101: 1317-1328.
Authors: J. Evers, L. Devane, E. V. Carrington, S. M. Scott, C. H. Knowles, P. R. O'Connell et al.
Notes: Sacral neuromodulation effect determined by frequency
Serial transverse enteroplasty to facilitate enteral autonomy in selected children with short bowel syndrome. BJS 2014; 101: 1329-1333.
Authors: T. Wester, H. Borg, H. Naji, P. Stenström, G. Westbacke, H. E. Lilja et al.
Notes: Good results in selected children