Volume 104; Issue 10
1st September 2017
Authors: D. Lippi
Systematic review of carotid artery procedures and the volume–outcome relationship in Europe. BJS 2017; 104: 1273-1283.
Authors: P. Phillips, E. Poku, M. Essat, H. B. Woods, E. A. Goka, E. C. Kaltenthaler et al.
Notes: More justification for higher‐volume centres
Meta‐analysis of the costs of carotid artery stenting and carotid endarterectomy. BJS 2017; 104: 1284-1292.
Authors: E. E. de Vries, V. G. M. Baldew, H. M. den Ruijter, G. J. de Borst
Safety, productivity and predicted contribution of a surgical task‐sharing programme in Sierra Leone. BJS 2017; 104: 1315-1326.
Authors: H. A. Bolkan, A. van Duinen, B. Waalewijn, M. Elhassein, T. B. Kamara, G. F. Deen et al.
Notes: Benchmark analysis
Preoperative imaging and prediction of oesophageal conduit necrosis after oesophagectomy for cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 1346-1354.
Authors: P. Lainas, D. Fuks, S. Gaujoux, Z. Machroub, A. Fregeville, T. Perniceni et al.
Notes: Vascular abnormalities may be causal
Minimally invasive surgery and its impact on 30‐day postoperative complications, unplanned readmissions and mortality. BJS 2017; 104: 1372-1381.
Authors: A. Sood, C. P. Meyer, F. Abdollah, J. D. Sammon, M. Sun, S. R. Lipsitz et al.
Notes: Generally better outcomes after laparoscopic surgery
One‐year results of the SCANDIV randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic lavage versus primary resection for acute perforated diverticulitis. BJS 2017; 104: 1382-1392.
Authors: J. K. Schultz, C. Wallon, L. Blecic, H. M. Forsmo, J. Folkesson, P. Buchwald et al.
Notes: Fewer stomas with lavage
Clinical assessment to determine the risk of bowel cancer using Symptoms, Age, Mass and Iron deficiency anaemia (SAMI). BJS 2017; 104: 1393-1404.
Authors: M. R. Thompson, D. P. O'Leary, K. Flashman, A. Asiimwe, B. G. Ellis, A. Senapati et al.
Notes: Can define high risk