Volume 102; Issue 4
1st March 2015
Authors: R. Schneider, D. K. Bartsch
Authors: R. Mihai
Notes: Still poor prognosis
Systematic review of surgery and outcomes in patients with primary aldosteronism. BJS 2015; 102: 307-317.
Authors: A. Muth, O. Ragnarsson, G. Johannsson, B. Wängberg
Notes: Few good studies
Authors: M. Iacobone, M. Citton, M. Scarpa, G. Viel, M. Boscaro, D. Nitti et al.
Notes: Surgery may have a beneficial effect
Meta‐analysis of complication rates for single‐loop versus dual‐loop (Roux‐en‐Y) with isolated pancreaticojejunostomy reconstruction after pancreaticoduodenectomy. BJS 2015; 102: 331-340.
Authors: U. Klaiber, P. Probst, P. Knebel, P. Contin, M. K. Diener, M. W. Büchler et al.
Notes: No difference in outcomes with either one
Ten‐year follow‐up results of a randomized clinical trial comparing left thoracoabdominal and abdominal transhiatal approaches to total gastrectomy for adenocarcinoma of the oesophagogastric junction or gastric cardia. BJS 2015; 102: 341-348.
Authors: Y. Kurokawa, M. Sasako, T. Sano, T. Yoshikawa, Y. Iwasaki, A. Nashimoto et al.
Notes: No survival benefit from a more extensive operation
Randomized clinical trial of sacral versus percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation in patients with faecal incontinence. BJS 2015; 102: 349-358.
Authors: N. N. Thin, S. J. C. Taylor, S. A. Bremner, A. V. Emmanuel, N. Hounsome, N. S. Williams et al.
Notes: SNS and PTNS both provide clinical benefit
Importance of in situ preservation of parathyroid glands during total thyroidectomy. BJS 2015; 102: 359-367.
Authors: L. Lorente‐Poch, J. J. Sancho, S. Ruiz, A. Sitges‐Serra
Notes: Important to preserve
Authors: A. Q. Howard, P. C. Bennett, I. Ahmad, S. A. Choksy, S. I. P. Mackenzie, C. M. Backhouse et al.
Notes: Equivalent to open
Experimental study of survival of pedicled perforator flap with flow‐through and flow‐end blood supply. BJS 2015; 102: 375-381.
Authors: Y. Wang, S.‐Y. Chen, W.‐Y. Gao, J. Ding, W. Shi, X.‐L. Feng et al.
Notes: Flow‐through blood supply improved flap survival
Surgical complications after open and laparoscopic surgery for perforated peptic ulcer in a nationwide cohort. BJS 2015; 102: 382-387.
Authors: M. Wilhelmsen, M. H. Møller, S. Rosenstock
Notes: Complications higher after open surgery
Cost–utility analysis of operative versus non‐operative treatment for colorectal liver metastases. BJS 2015; 102: 388-398.
Authors: K. J. Roberts, A. J. Sutton, K. R. Prasad, G. J. Toogood, J. P. A. Lodge
Notes: Saves costs
Authors: M. Kiriyama, T. Ebata, T. Aoba, Y. Kaneoka, T. Arai, Y. Shimizu et al.
Notes: Number of involved nodes predicts survival after surgery
Authors: D. F. Altomare, S. Giuratrabocchetta, C. H. Knowles, A. Muñoz Duyos, J. Robert‐Yap, K. E. Matzel et al.
Notes: SNS effective in half who start therapy
Authors: E. Espín, M. A. Ciga, M. Pera, H. Ortiz, J. Lujan, D. Fraccalvieri et al.
Notes: No adverse effects on cancer parameters
Development, validation and initial outcomes of a questionnaire to examine human factors in postgraduate surgical objective structured clinical examinations. BJS 2015; 102: 423-430.
Authors: P. A. Brennan, K. Konieczny, J. Groves, M. Parker, K. P. Sherman, J. Foulkes et al.
Notes: Understanding examiner performance in objective structured clinical examinations