Volume 104; Issue 8
1st July 2017
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of landiolol hydrochloride for the prevention of atrial fibrillation and postoperative complications after oesophagectomy for cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 1003-1009.
Authors: T. Ojima, M. Nakamori, M. Nakamura, M. Katsuda, K. Hayata, T. Kato et al.
Notes: Prevention of atrial fibrillation is beneficial
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of biodegradeable intraluminal sheath to prevent anastomotic leak after stapled colorectal anastomosis. BJS 2017; 104: 1010-1019.
Authors: I. S. Bakker, A. N. Morks, H. O. ten Cate Hoedemaker, J. G. M. Burgerhof, H. G. Leuvenink, J. B. van Praagh et al.
Notes: Not effective
Long‐term follow‐up of fenestrated endovascular repair for juxtarenal aortic aneurysm. BJS 2017; 104: 1020-1027.
Authors: I. N. Roy, A. M. Millen, S. M. Jones, S. R. Vallabhaneni, J. R. H. Scurr, R. G. McWilliams et al.
Notes: Prevents aneurysm rupture
Non‐technical skills of surgeons and anaesthetists in simulated operating theatre crises. BJS 2017; 104: 1028-1036.
Authors: A. G. Doumouras, M. Hamidi, K. Lung, C. L. Tarola, M. W. Tsao, J. W. Scott et al.
Tryptase expression as a prognostic marker in patients with resected gastric cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 1037-1044.
Authors: C. Lin, H. Liu, H. Zhang, Y. Cao, R. Li, S. Wu et al.
Notes: Tumour microenvironment is key
Survival benefit of liver resection for Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer stage B hepatocellular carcinoma. BJS 2017; 104: 1045-1052.
Authors: H. Kim, S. W. Ahn, S. K. Hong, K. C. Yoon, H.‐S. Kim, Y. R. Choi et al.
Notes: Selected patients benefit
Prospective trial to evaluate the prognostic value of different nutritional assessment scores in pancreatic surgery (NURIMAS Pancreas). BJS 2017; 104: 1053-1062.
Authors: P. Probst, S. Haller, T. Bruckner, A. Ulrich, O. Strobel, T. Hackert et al.
Notes: No score of use
Population‐based study demonstrating an increase in colorectal cancer in young patients. BJS 2017; 104: 1063-1068.
Authors: J. Gandhi, C. Davidson, C. Hall, J. Pearson, T. Eglinton, C. Wakeman et al.
Notes: Worrying trends in the under 50s
Authors: C. J. Verberne, Z. Zhan, E. R. van den Heuvel, F. Oppers, A. M. de Jong, I. Grossmann et al.
Notes: Intensive follow‐up no effect on survival
Cost‐effectiveness of high‐sensitivity faecal immunochemical test and colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 1078-1086.
Authors: M. Aronsson, P. Carlsson, L.‐Å. Levin, J. Hager, R. Hultcrantz
Notes: Colonoscopy more cost effective
Population‐based study to re‐evaluate optimal lymph node yield in colonic cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 1087-1096.
Authors: J. C. Del Paggio, Y. Peng, X. Wei, S. Nanji, P. H. MacDonald, C. Krishnan Nair et al.
Notes: Twelve is not the magic number
Impact of simulated three‐dimensional perception on precision of depth judgements, technical performance and perceived workload in laparoscopy. BJS 2017; 104: 1097-1106.
Authors: S. Sakata, P. M. Grove, A. Hill, M. O. Watson, A. R. L. Stevenson
Notes: Many advantages for 3D
Authors: S. D. Jensen, B. A. Cotton
Authors: J.‐N. Vauthey
Systematic review of mortality risk prediction models in the era of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery. BJS 2017; 104: 964-976.
Authors: N. Lijftogt, T. W. F. Luijnenburg, A. C. Vahl, E. D. Wilschut, V. J. Leijdekkers, M. F. Fiocco et al.
Notes: No more please
Meta‐analysis of hybrid natural‐orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery versus laparoscopic surgery. BJS 2017; 104: 977-989.
Authors: D. C. Steinemann, P. C. Müller, P. Probst, A.‐C. Schwarz, M. W. Büchler, B. P. Müller‐Stich et al.
Notes: Less pain was the only gain
Systematic review of the influence of chemotherapy‐associated liver injury on outcome after partial hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases. BJS 2017; 104: 990-1002.
Authors: J. Zhao, K. M. C. van Mierlo, J. Gómez‐Ramírez, H. Kim, C. H. C. Pilgrim, P. Pessaux et al.
Notes: Increased complications in severe sinusoidal dilatation and steatohepatitis