Volume 105; Issue 5
1st April 2018
Authors: R. Mirnezami, A. Ahmed
Authors: Z. E. Winters, J. R. Benson
Meta‐analysis of neoadjuvant therapy and its impact in facilitating breast conservation in operable breast cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 469-481.
Authors: A. Karakatsanis, M. K. Tasoulis, F. Wärnberg, G. Nilsson, F. MacNeill
Notes: Still unnecessary mastectomies
Meta‐analysis of risk of developing malignancy in congenital choledochal malformation. BJS 2018; 105: 482-490.
Authors: A. ten Hove, V. E. de Meijer, J. B. F. Hulscher, R. H. J. de Kleine
Notes: Choledochal cysts should be resected
Systematic review of measurement tools to assess surgeons’ intraoperative cognitive workload. BJS 2018; 105: 491-501.
Authors: R. D. Dias, M. C. Ngo‐Howard, M. T. Boskovski, M. A. Zenati, S. J. Yule
Notes: Complex field
Randomized clinical trial
Multicentre randomized clinical trial of inspiratory muscle training versus usual care before surgery for oesophageal cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 502-511.
Authors: K. Valkenet, J. C. A. Trappenburg, J. P. Ruurda, E. M. Guinan, J. V. Reynolds, P. Nafteux et al.
Notes: Increased muscle function, no better outcome
Anatomy lesson of the brain and cerebral membranes captured on canvas by Rembrandt in 1656. BJS 2018; 105: 512-512.
Authors: F. F. A. IJpma, T. M. van Gulik
Authors: A. Cook, T. Osler, L. Glance, F. Lecky, O. Bouamra, J. Weddle et al.
Notes: Trauma Mortality Prediction Model appears better
Comparative analysis of the outcomes of elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in England and Sweden. BJS 2018; 105: 520-528.
Authors: A. Karthikesalingam, M. J. Grima, P. J. Holt, A. Vidal‐Diez, M. M. Thompson, A. Wanhainen et al.
Notes: Improving in England
Participation in bowel screening among men attending abdominal aortic aneurysm screening. BJS 2018; 105: 529-534.
Authors: A. J. Quyn, C. G. Fraser, J. Rodger, A. Digan, A. S. Anderson, R. J. C. Steele et al.
Notes: Maximizing screening benefits
Baseline factors predicting a response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy with implications for non‐surgical management of triple‐negative breast cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 535-543.
Authors: R. F. D. van la Parra, A. B. Tadros, C. M. Checka, G. M. Rauch, A. Lucci, B. D. Smith et al.
Notes: Ductal carcinoma in situ and microcalcification important
Multicentre study evaluating the surgical learning curve for posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy. BJS 2018; 105: 544-551.
Authors: O. M. Vrielink, A. F. Engelsman, P. H. J. Hemmer, J. de Vries, W. M. C. M. Vorselaars, M. R. Vriens et al.
Notes: Large annual case‐load required
Intrathoracic versus cervical anastomosis and predictors of anastomotic leakage after oesophagectomy for cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 552-560.
Authors: J. A. H. Gooszen, L. Goense, S. S. Gisbertz, J. P. Ruurda, R. van Hillegersberg, M. I. van Berge Henegouwen et al.
Notes: Lower leak rates after intrathoracic anastomosis
Using textbook outcome as a measure of quality of care in oesophagogastric cancer surgery. BJS 2018; 105: 561-569.
Authors: R. T. van der Kaaij, M. V. de Rooij, F. van Coevorden, F. E. M. Voncken, P. Snaebjornsson, H. Boot et al.
Notes: Quality of care in one number
Cost‐effectiveness analysis of stent type in endoscopic treatment of gastric leak after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. BJS 2018; 105: 570-577.
Authors: C. Cosse, L. Rebibo, F. Brazier, S. Hakim, R. Delcenserie, J. M. Regimbeau et al.
Notes: Double pigtail is better
Propensity score‐matched comparison of oncological outcomes between laparoscopic and open distal pancreatic resection. BJS 2018; 105: 578-586.
Authors: M. Raoof, P. H. G. Ituarte, Y. Woo, S. G. Warner, G. Singh, Y. Fong et al.
Notes: No difference in survival
Discrete‐choice experiment to analyse preferences for centralizing specialist cancer surgery services. BJS 2018; 105: 587-596.
Authors: L. Vallejo‐Torres, M. Melnychuk, C. Vindrola‐Padros, M. Aitchison, C. S. Clarke, N. J. Fulop et al.
Notes: Most favour it
Experimental study of delivery of humidified‐warm carbon dioxide during open abdominal surgery. BJS 2018; 105: 597-605.
Authors: S. Carpinteri, S. Sampurno, J. Malaterre, R. Millen, M. Dean, J. Kong et al.
Notes: Reduced tissue injury