Volume 102; Issue 3
1st February 2015
Authors: L. Arunachalam, J. MacFie
Transparent Reporting of a multivariable prediction model for Individual Prognosis Or Diagnosis (TRIPOD): the TRIPOD Statement. BJS 2015; 102: 148-158.
Authors: G. S. Collins, J. B. Reitsma, D. G. Altman, K. G. M. Moons
Meta‐analysis of ultrasound‐guided biopsy of suspicious axillary lymph nodes in the selection of patients with extensive axillary tumour burden in breast cancer. BJS 2015; 102: 159-168.
Authors: B. J. van Wely, J. H. W. de Wilt, C. Francissen, S. Teerenstra, L. J. A. Strobbe
Notes: Ultrasound of the axilla is of value
Meta‐analysis of superficial versus deep injection of radioactive tracer and blue dye for lymphatic mapping and detection of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer. BJS 2015; 102: 169-181.
Authors: M. Ahmed, A. D. Purushotham, K. Horgan, J. M. Klaase, M. Douek
Notes: Slight discordance but both work well
Systematic review of innovative ablative therapies for the treatment of locally advanced pancreatic cancer. BJS 2015; 102: 182-193.
Authors: S. J. E. Rombouts, J. A. Vogel, H. C. van Santvoort, K. P. van Lienden, R. van Hillegersberg, O. R. C. Busch et al.
Notes: Burn out
Randomized clinical trial comparing neurological outcomes after carotid endarterectomy or stenting. BJS 2015; 102: 194-201.
Authors: M. Kuliha, M. Roubec, V. Procházka, T. Jonszta, T. Hrbáč, J. Havelka et al.
Notes: Stenting has neurological consequences
Randomized clinical trial of the effect of gum chewing on postoperative ileus and inflammation in colorectal surgery. BJS 2015; 102: 202-211.
Authors: T. C. van den Heijkant, L. M. M. Costes, D. G. C. van der Lee, B. Aerts, M. Osinga‐de Jong, H. R. M. Rutten et al.
Notes: Simple treatment to reduce postoperative ileus
Five‐year results from the prospective European multicentre cohort study on radiofrequency segmental thermal ablation for incompetent great saphenous veins. BJS 2015; 102: 212-218.
Authors: T. M. Proebstle, B. J. Alm, O. Göckeritz, C. Wenzel, T. Noppeney, C. Lebard et al.
Notes: Effective and durable
Sinistral portal hypertension after pancreaticoduodenectomy with splenic vein ligation. BJS 2015; 102: 219-228.
Authors: Y. Ono, K. Matsueda, R. Koga, Y. Takahashi, J. Arita, M. Takahashi et al.
Notes: Portal vein resection has consequences
Distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic carcinoma in the era of multimodal treatment. BJS 2015; 102: 229-236.
Authors: F. Paye, R. Micelli Lupinacci, P. Bachellier, J.‐M. Boher, J.‐R. Delpero
Notes: Outcomes improved in this millennium
Impact of lymph node ratio on survival in patients with pancreatic and periampullary cancer. BJS 2015; 102: 237-245.
Authors: J. A. M. G. Tol, L. A. A. Brosens, S. van Dieren, T. M. van Gulik, O. R. C. Busch, M. G. H. Besselink et al.
Notes: Lymph node ratio predicts survival
Differential diagnosis of liver tumours using intraoperative real‐time tissue elastography. BJS 2015; 102: 246-253.
Authors: K. Omichi, Y. Inoue, K. Hasegawa, Y. Sakamoto, H. Okinaga, T. Aoki et al.
Notes: Improves detection and characterization of liver lesions
Authors: T. Nomi, D. Fuks, M. Govindasamy, F. Mal, Y. Nakajima, B. Gayet et al.
Notes: Careful with bilobar resections
Outcome after liver resection in patients presenting with simultaneous hepatopulmonary colorectal metastases. BJS 2015; 102: 261-268.
Authors: R. V. Dave, S. Pathak, A. D. White, E. Hidalgo, K. R. Prasad, J. P. A. Lodge et al.
Notes: Simultaneous hepatopulmonary metastases should be resected
Model for risk adjustment of postoperative mortality in patients with colorectal cancer. BJS 2015; 102: 269-280.
Authors: K. Walker, P. J. Finan, J. H. van der Meulen
Notes: Model to compare postoperative mortality in colorectal cancer
Short‐term morbidity and quality of life from a randomized clinical trial of close rectal dissection and total mesorectal excision in ileal pouch–anal anastomosis. BJS 2015; 102: 281-287.
Authors: S. A. L. Bartels, T. J. Gardenbroek, M. Aarts, C. Y. Ponsioen, P. J. Tanis, C. J. Buskens et al.
Notes: Close dissection may have short‐term advantages