Volume 102; Issue 5
1st April 2015
Authors: L. Anderson, J. Snelling, A. van Rij
Meta‐analysis of prognostic factors for amputation following surgical repair of lower extremity vascular trauma. BJS 2015; 102: 436-450.
Authors: Z. B. Perkins, B. Yet, S. Glasgow, E. Cole, W. Marsh, K. Brohi et al.
Notes: Prognostic factors elucidated
Authors: N. Geubbels, N. Lijftogt, M. Fiocco, N. J. van Leersum, M. W. J. M. Wouters, L. M. de Brauw et al.
Notes: Antecolic route lowest risk of internal herniation
Systematic review of preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative risk factors for colorectal anastomotic leaks. BJS 2015; 102: 462-479.
Authors: F. D. McDermott, A. Heeney, M. E. Kelly, R. J. Steele, G. L. Carlson, D. C. Winter et al.
Notes: Factors affecting anastomotic leak incidence
Authors: R. James, S. J. McCulley, R. D. Macmillan
Notes: Beware of implant‐based reconstruction
Randomized double‐blind trial comparing the cosmetic outcome of cutting diathermy versus scalpel for skin incisions. BJS 2015; 102: 489-494.
Authors: L. N. F. Aird, S. G. Bristol, P. T. Phang, M. J. Raval, C. J. Brown
Notes: Diathermy can safely be used
Randomized clinical trial of skin closure by subcuticular suture or skin stapling after elective colorectal cancer surgery. BJS 2015; 102: 495-500.
Authors: S. Kobayashi, M. Ito, S. Yamamoto, Y. Kinugasa, M. Kotake, Y. Saida et al.
Randomized clinical trial of defaecatory function after anterior resection for rectal cancer with high versus low ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery. BJS 2015; 102: 501-508.
Authors: K. Matsuda, T. Hotta, K. Takifuji, S. Yokoyama, Y. Oku, T. Watanabe et al.
Notes: Level of ligation no effect on function
International validation of a risk score for complications and reinterventions after endovascular aneurysm repair. BJS 2015; 102: 509-515.
Authors: A. Karthikesalingam, A. Vidal‐Diez, J. L. De Bruin, M. M. Thompson, R. J. Hinchliffe, I. M. Loftus et al.
Notes: Score validated
Association of hospital structures with mortality from ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. BJS 2015; 102: 516-524.
Authors: B. A. Ozdemir, A. Karthikesalingam, S. Sinha, J. D. Poloniecki, A. Vidal‐Diez, R. J. Hinchliffe et al.
Notes: Better structure, better results
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and predicted 3‐year survival in treatment planning for frail patients with early breast cancer. BJS 2015; 102: 525-533.
Authors: A. Stotter, M. W. Reed, L. J. Gray, N. Moore, T. G. Robinson
Notes: Added value by geriatric assessment
Global abnormalities in lymphatic function following systemic therapy in patients with breast cancer. BJS 2015; 102: 534-540.
Authors: S. K. Bains, A. M. Peters, C. Zammit, N. Ryan, J. Ballinger, D. M. Glass et al.
Notes: Surgery not always causative
Recurrence rate after absorbable tack fixation of mesh in laparoscopic incisional hernia repair. BJS 2015; 102: 541-547.
Authors: M. W. Christoffersen, E. Brandt, F. Helgstrand, M. Westen, J. Rosenberg, H. Kehlet et al.
Notes: Use non‐absorbable tacks
Hospital teaching status and volume related to mortality after pancreatic cancer surgery in a national cohort. BJS 2015; 102: 548-557.
Authors: M. Derogar, J. Blomberg, O. Sadr‐Azodi
Notes: University status more important than volume
Functional outcome of autologous anorectal transplantation in an experimental model. BJS 2015; 102: 558-562.
Authors: V. E. Seid, F. H. F. Galvão, A. Vaidya, D. R. Waisberg, R. J. Cruz, E. Chaib et al.
Notes: Technically possible in animal models
Risk stratification by the Appendicitis Inflammatory Response score to guide decision‐making in patients with suspected appendicitis. BJS 2015; 102: 563-572.
Authors: A. J. Scott, S. E. Mason, M. Arunakirinathan, Y. Reissis, J. M. Kinross, J. J. Smith et al.
Notes: Appendicitis Inflammatory Response score aids in decision