Volume 105; Issue 6
1st May 2018
Progress and future direction in the management of advanced colorectal cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 615-617.
Authors: K. G. M. Brown, M. J. Solomon
Authors: S. Yamashita, Y. S. Chun, S. E. Kopetz, J.‐N. Vauthey
Notes: Molecular influences on outcome
Meta‐analysis of an artery‐first approach versus standard pancreatoduodenectomy on perioperative outcomes and survival. BJS 2018; 105: 628-636.
Authors: N. Ironside, S. G. Barreto, B. Loveday, S. V. Shrikhande, J. A. Windsor, S. Pandanaboyana et al.
Notes: Benefits to artery‐first approach
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of intracutaneously versus transcutaneously sutured ileostomy to prevent stoma‐related complications (ISI trial). BJS 2018; 105: 637-644.
Authors: M. F. Sier, D. D. Wisselink, D. T. Ubbink, R. J. Oostenbroek, G. J. Veldink, B. Lamme et al.
Notes: More leaks with intracutaneous
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of platysma muscle suture versus no suture for wound closure after thyroid surgery. BJS 2018; 105: 645-649.
Authors: M. Senne, R. Zein, C. Falch, A. Kirschniak, A. Koenigsrainer, S. Müller et al.
Notes: No suture needed
Factors affecting outcomes following pelvic exenteration for locally recurrent rectal cancer. BJS 2018; 105: 650-657.
Authors: M.E. Kelly, R. Glynn, A.G.J. Aalbers, M. Abraham‐Nordling, W. Alberda, A. Antoniou et al.
Notes: Complete resection is key
Serum carcinoembryonic antigen trends for diagnosing colorectal cancer recurrence in the FACS randomized clinical trial. BJS 2018; 105: 658-662.
Authors: B. Shinkins, J. N. Primrose, S. A. Pugh, B. D. Nicholson, R. Perera, T. James et al.
Notes: Not good enough alone
Multicentre study of laparoscopic or open assessment of the peritoneal cancer index (BIG‐RENAPE). BJS 2018; 105: 663-667.
Authors: G. Passot, F. Dumont, D. Goéré, C. Arvieux, P. Rousset, J.‐M. Regimbeau et al.
Notes: Underestimated by laparoscopy
Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for pseudomyxoma peritonei of appendicular and extra‐appendicular origin. BJS 2018; 105: 668-676.
Authors: J.‐B. Delhorme, F. Severac, G. Averous, O. Glehen, G. Passot, N. Bakrin et al.
Notes: Survival similar
Risk profile analysis and complications after surgery for autoimmune thyroid disease. BJS 2018; 105: 677-685.
Authors: O. Thomusch, C. Sekulla, F. Billmann, G. Seifert, H. Dralle, K. Lorenz et al.
Notes: Risk of postoperative hypoparathyroidism
Five‐year follow‐up of a randomized clinical trial comparing open surgery, foam sclerotherapy and endovenous laser ablation for great saphenous varicose veins. BJS 2018; 105: 686-691.
Authors: S. Vähäaho, K. Halmesmäki, A. Albäck, E. Saarinen, M. Venermo
Notes: More foam recurrences
Eight‐year follow‐up of a randomized clinical trial comparing ultrasound‐guided foam sclerotherapy with surgical stripping of the great saphenous vein. BJS 2018; 105: 692-698.
Authors: Y. L. Lam, J. A. Lawson, I. M. Toonder, N. H. Shadid, A. Sommer, M. Veenstra et al.
Notes: Surgery better
Risk of major amputation in patients with intermittent claudication undergoing early revascularization. BJS 2018; 105: 699-708.
Authors: J. Golledge, J. V. Moxon, S. Rowbotham, J. Pinchbeck, L. Yip, R. Velu et al.
Notes: Early revascularization associated with amputation
Follow‐up after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair can be stratified based on first postoperative imaging. BJS 2018; 105: 709-718.
Authors: H. Baderkhan, O. Haller, A. Wanhainen, M. Björck, K. Mani
Notes: Short sealing zones spell trouble
Construct and criterion validity testing of the Non‐Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS) behaviour assessment tool using videos of simulated operations. BJS 2018; 105: 719-727.
Authors: S. Yule, A. Gupta, D. Gazarian, A. Geraghty, D. S. Smink, J. Beard et al.
Notes: Useful for research and education
Association between hospital volume and quality of gastric cancer surgery in the CRITICS trial. BJS 2018; 105: 728-735.
Authors: Y. H. M. Claassen, J. W. van Sandick, H. H. Hartgrink, J. L. Dikken, W. O. De Steur, N. C. T. van Grieken et al.
Notes: High volume better quality
Survival following liver transplantation for liver‐only colorectal metastases compared with hepatocellular carcinoma. BJS 2018; 105: 736-742.
Authors: S. Dueland, A. Foss, J. M. Solheim, M. Hagness, P.‐D. Line
Notes: Valid treatment option
Prediction of morbidity following cytoreductive surgery for metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumour in patients on tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy. BJS 2018; 105: 743-750.
Authors: M. Fairweather, M. J. Cavnar, G. Z. Li, M. M. Bertagnolli, R. P. DeMatteo, C. P. Raut et al.
Notes: May help treatment planning
Authors: S. K. Hong, K. W. Lee, Y. Choi, H. S. Kim, S. W. Ahn, K. C. Yoon et al.
Notes: Long learning curve even for experienced surgeons