Volume 105; Issue 1
1st January 2018
Patient‐reported rates of chronic pain and recurrence after groin hernia repair. BJS 2018; 105: 106-112.
Authors: K.‐J. Lundström, H. Holmberg, A. Montgomery, P. Nordin
Notes: Higher chronic pain rate than expected
Authors: S. Paterson‐Brown
Influence of national centralization of oesophagogastric cancer on management and clinical outcome from emergency upper gastrointestinal conditions. BJS 2018; 105: 113-120.
Authors: S. R. Markar, H. Mackenzie, T. Wiggins, A. Askari, A. Karthikesalingam, O. Faiz et al.
Notes: Improves outcome of oesophageal perforation
Authors: V. Wanjura, E. Szabo, J. Österberg, J. Ottosson, L. Enochsson, G. Sandblom et al.
Notes: Avoid unnecessary surgery
Authors: K. Mohkam, O. Farges, E. Vibert, O. Soubrane, R. Adam, F.‐R. Pruvot et al.
Notes: Multi‐institutionally validated prognostic tool
Authors: H. T. Malik, J. Marti, A. Darzi, E. Mossialos
Notes: Considerable savings possible
MRI‐based score to predict surgical difficulty in patients with rectal cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 140-146.
Authors: L. Escal, S. Nougaret, B. Guiu, M. M. Bertrand, H. de Forges, R. Tetreau et al.
Notes: Imaging criteria predict surgical difficulty
Meta‐analysis of the procedural risks of carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting over time. BJS 2018; 105: 26-36.
Authors: K. Lokuge, D. D. de Waard, A. Halliday, A. Gray, R. Bulbulia, B. Mihaylova et al.
Notes: Endarterectomy outcomes improving
Systematic review and network meta‐analysis of methods of mesh fixation during laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. BJS 2018; 105: 37-47.
Authors: J. J. Baker, S. Öberg, K. Andresen, T. W. Klausen, J. Rosenberg
Notes: Sutures best
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of duct‐to‐mucosa versus invagination pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreatoduodenectomy. BJS 2018; 105: 48-57.
Authors: Y. Senda, Y. Shimizu, S. Natsume, S. Ito, K. Komori, T. Abe et al.
Notes: No difference found
Upregulation of epidermal gap junctional proteins in patients with venous disease. BJS 2018; 105: 59-67.
Authors: M. Kanapathy, R. Simpson, L. Madden, C. Thrasivoulou, A. Mosahebi, D. L. Becker et al.
Notes: Potential marker of disease severity
Lessons learned about prevalence and growth rates of abdominal aortic aneurysms from a 25‐year ultrasound population screening programme. BJS 2018; 105: 68-74.
Authors: C. Oliver‐Williams, M. J. Sweeting, G. Turton, D. Parkin, D. Cooper, C. Rodd et al.
Notes: Growth rates unchanged but prevalence decreasing
MiR‐128 regulation of glucose metabolism and cell proliferation in triple‐negative breast cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 75-85.
Authors: M. Xiao, C. Lou, H. Xiao, Y. Yang, X. Cai, C. Li et al.
Notes: New molecular target?
Population‐based incidence rate of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures in a high‐income country. BJS 2018; 105: 86-95.
Authors: E. Omling, A. Jarnheimer, J. Rose, J. Björk, J. G. Meara, L. Hagander et al.
Notes: Higher than previously reported
Authors: J. MacFie
Optimal extent of completion lymphadenectomy for patients with melanoma and a positive sentinel node in the groin. BJS 2018; 105: 96-105.
Authors: D. Verver, M. F. Madu, C. M. C. Oude Ophuis, M. Faut, J. H. W. de Wilt, J. J. Bonenkamp et al.
Notes: Inguinal is enough