Volume 103; Issue 9
1st August 2016
Authors: R. Olofsson Bagge, L. Ny
Meta‐analysis of the current prevalence of screen‐detected abdominal aortic aneurysm in women. BJS 2016; 103: 1097-1104.
Authors: P. Ulug, J. T. Powell, M. J. Sweeting, M. J. Bown, S. G. Thompson, S. G. Thompson et al.
Notes: Significant in older women who smoke
Meta‐analysis of oncological outcomes after local excision of pT1–2 rectal cancer requiring adjuvant (chemo)radiotherapy or completion surgery. BJS 2016; 103: 1105-1116.
Authors: W. A. A. Borstlap, T. J. Coeymans, P. J. Tanis, C. A. M. Marijnen, C. Cunningham, W. A. Bemelman et al.
Notes: Salvage surgery may be superior
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of intraoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography versus laparoscopic bile duct exploration in patients with choledocholithiasis. BJS 2016; 103: 1117-1124.
Authors: B. R. Poh, S. P. S. Ho, M. Sritharan, C. C. Yeong, M. P. Swan, D. A. Devonshire et al.
Notes: Less retained stones with ERCP
Impact of the first 5 years of a national abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme. BJS 2016; 103: 1125-1131.
Authors: J. Jacomelli, L. Summers, A. Stevenson, T. Lees, J. J. Earnshaw
Notes: Looks like it's effective
Risk factors associated with increased prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysm in women. BJS 2016; 103: 1132-1138.
Authors: M. Chabok, A. Nicolaides, M. Aslam, M. Farahmandfar, K. Humphries, N. Z. Kermani et al.
Notes: Worth considering
Comparison of three targeted approaches to screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm based on cardiovascular risk. BJS 2016; 103: 1139-1146.
Authors: G.T. Jones, B. G. Hill, N. Curtis, T. D. Kabir, L. E. Wong, M. W. Tilyard et al.
Notes: Supports a targeted approach
National trends and regional variation in immediate breast reconstruction rates. BJS 2016; 103: 1147-1156.
Authors: R. Jeevan, J. C. Mennie, P. N. Mohanna, J. M. O'Donoghue, R. M. Rainsbury, D. A. Cromwell et al.
Notes: Immediate reconstruction on the rise
Multicentre prospective cohort study of body mass index and postoperative complications following gastrointestinal surgery. BJS 2016; 103: 1157-1172.
Authors: T. M. Drake, D. Nepogodiev, S. J. Chapman, J. C. Glasbey, C. Khatri, C. Y. Kong et al.
Notes: High BMI increases risk for complications
Nomogram to predict perioperative blood transfusion for hepatopancreaticobiliary and colorectal surgery. BJS 2016; 103: 1173-1183.
Authors: Y. Kim, F. Bagante, F. Gani, A. Ejaz, L. Xu, J. O. Wasey et al.
Notes: Useful clinical tool
Reoperation risk following the first operation for internal herniation in patients with laparoscopic Roux‐en‐Y gastric bypass. BJS 2016; 103: 1184-1188.
Authors: S. Danshøj Kristensen, L. Naver, P. Jess, A. K. Floyd
Notes: Frequent complication
Intratumoral infiltrating immune cells and gene mutations in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. BJS 2016; 103: 1189-1199.
Authors: W.‐Q. Wang, L. Liu, H.‐X. Xu, C.‐T. Wu, J.‐F. Xiang, J. Xu et al.
Notes: Immunosuppressive phenotype has poor prognosis
Prognosis following surgical bypass compared with laparotomy alone in unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma. BJS 2016; 103: 1200-1208.
Authors: J. Insulander, S. Sanjeevi, M. Haghighi, T. Ivanics, A. Analatos, L. Lundell et al.
Notes: Double bypass may be worse
Liver regeneration following repeated reversible portal vein embolization in an experimental model. BJS 2016; 103: 1209-1219.
Authors: H. Tranchart, G. M. Koffi, M. Gaillard, P. Lainas, C. Poüs, P. Gonin et al.
Notes: Promising results to be confirmed in patients
Prognosis of patients with colonic carcinoma before, during and after implementation of complete mesocolic excision. BJS 2016; 103: 1220-1219.
Authors: S. Merkel, K. Weber, K. E. Matzel, A. Agaimy, J. Göhl, W. Hohenberger et al.
Notes: Lower stage (not more surgery) gives better prognosis
Effect of cold ischaemia time on outcome after living donor renal transplantation. BJS 2016; 103: 1230-1236.
Authors: J. Nath, J. Hodson, S. W. Canbilen, J. Al Shakarchi, N. G. Inston, A. Sharif et al.
Notes: Ok for 4 hours
Jonothan Earnshaw discusses the contents and highlights of the August 2016 issue.