Volume 103; Issue 11
1st October 2016
Authors: D. Cherqui
Authors: F. F. A. IJpma, T. M. van Gulik
Meta‐analysis of sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer using the magnetic technique. BJS 2016; 103: 1409-1419.
Authors: A. Zada, M. C. L. Peek, M. Ahmed, B. Anninga, R. Baker, M. Kusakabe et al.
Notes: Both work
Systematic review of risk prediction models for diabetes after bariatric surgery. BJS 2016; 103: 1420-1427.
Authors: R. Zhang, O. Borisenko, I. Telegina, J. Hargreaves, A. R. Ahmed, R. Sanchez Santos et al.
Notes: No ideal tool
Authors: H. Maertens, A. Madani, T. Landry, F. Vermassen, I. Van Herzeele, R. Aggarwal et al.
Notes: As good as other methods
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial comparing surgery, endovenous laser ablation and ultrasound‐guided foam sclerotherapy for the treatment of great saphenous varicose veins. BJS 2016; 103: 1438-1444.
Authors: M. Venermo, J. Saarinen, E. Eskelinen, S. Vähäaho, E. Saarinen, M. Railo et al.
Notes: Foam less effective
Authors: J. Ranstam, J. A. Cook
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of chewing gum after laparoscopic colorectal resection. BJS 2016; 103: 1447-1452.
Authors: N. F. Shum, H. K. Choi, J. C. K. Mak, D. C. C. Foo, W. C. Li, W. L. Law et al.
Notes: Simple way to accelerate recovery
Authors: M. G. Shrime, A. Dare, B. C. Alkire, J. G. Meara
Notes: Scale‐up of services also needs funding
Delays in the presentation to stroke services of patients with transient ischaemic attack and minor stroke. BJS 2016; 103: 1462-1466.
Authors: K. Hurst, R. Lee, E. Sideso, M. Giles, A. Handa
Notes: FASTER may be better
Multicentre observational study of surgical system failures in aortic procedures and their effect on patient outcomes. BJS 2016; 103: 1467-1475.
Authors: R. Lear, C. Riga, A. D. Godfrey, E. Falaschetti, N. J. Cheshire, I. Van Herzeele et al.
Notes: Towards safer surgery
Radiofrequency ablation compared with laparoscopic adrenalectomy for aldosterone‐producing adenoma. BJS 2016; 103: 1476-1486.
Authors: S. Y. Liu, C. M. Chu, A. P. Kong, S. K. Wong, P. W. Chiu, F. C. Chow et al.
Notes: Radiofrequency ablation was inferior to surgery
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Authors: H. G. Smith, N. Memos, J. M. Thomas, M. J. F. Smith, D. C. Strauss, A. J. Hayes et al.
Notes: Subtype matters for follow‐up
Authors: E. J. Jongerius, D. Boerma, K. A. Seldenrijk, S. L. Meijer, J. J. G. Scheepers, F. Smedts et al.
Notes: No need for omentectomy
Propensity score‐based analysis of outcomes of laparoscopic versus open liver resection for colorectal metastases. BJS 2016; 103: 1504-1512.
Authors: F. Cipriani, M. Rawashdeh, L. Stanton, T. Armstrong, A. Takhar, N. W. Pearce et al.
Notes: Good results for laparoscopic liver resections
Long‐term survival of patients undergoing liver resection for very large hepatocellular carcinomas. BJS 2016; 103: 1513-1520.
Authors: Y. J. Chang, K. P. Chung, Y. J. Chang, L. J. Chen
Notes: Bigger not necessarily better
Outcome after associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy and conventional two‐stage hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases. BJS 2016; 103: 1521-1529.
Authors: R. Adam, K. Imai, C. Castro Benitez, M.‐A. Allard, E. Vibert, A. Sa Cunha et al.
Notes: Overall survival worse after ALPPS
Effect of appendicectomy on colonic inflammation and neoplasia in experimental ulcerative colitis. BJS 2016; 103: 1530-1538.
Authors: Y. Harnoy, Y. Bouhnik, N. Gault, L. Maggiori, L. Sulpice, D. Cazals‐Hatem et al.
Notes: Appendicectomy reduces inflammation, increases risk for cancer
Health economic analysis of laparoscopic lavage versus Hartmann’s procedure for diverticulitis in the randomized DILALA trial. BJS 2016; 103: 1539-1547.
Authors: J. Gehrman, E. Angenete, I. Björholt, D. Bock, J. Rosenberg, E. Haglind et al.
Notes: In favour of lavage
Cost‐effectiveness of pelvic exenteration for locally advanced malignancy. BJS 2016; 103: 1548-1556.
Authors: C. E. Koh, T. Badgery‐Parker, G. Salkeld, J. M. Young, A. G. Heriot, M. J. Solomon et al.
Notes: Pelvic exenteration cost‐effective
Retrospective analysis of 30‐day mortality for emergency general surgery admissions evaluating the weekend effect. BJS 2016; 103: 1557-1565.
Authors: I. J. D. McCallum, R. C. McLean, S. Dixon, P. O'Loughlin
Notes: Day of operation more important than day of admission