Authors: D. S. Keller, C. Reali, A. Spinelli, M. Penna, F. Di Candido, C. Cunningham et al.
Functional outcomes from a randomized trial of early closure of temporary ileostomy after rectal excision for cancer.
Authors: C. Keane, J. Park, S. Öberg, A. Wedin, D. Bock, G. O'Grady et al.
Authors: T. M. Mackay, U. F. Wellner, L. B. van Rijssen, T. F. Stoop, O. R. Busch, B. Groot Koerkamp et al.
The Association of Surgeons in Training was originally established in 1976 and is the second largest surgical specialty association in the UK with over 2,700 members, from all ten surgical specialties.
Authors: C. F. Justiniano, Z. Xu, A. Z. Becerra, C. T. Aquina, C. I. Boodry, L. K. Temple et al.
Multicentre propensity score‐matched study of laparoscopic versus open repeat liver resection for colorectal liver metastases.
Authors: M. J. van der Poel, L. Barkhatov, D. Fuks, G. Berardi, F. Cipriani, A. Aljaiuossi et al.
Authors: M. A. Waduud, B. Wood, P. Keleabetswe, J. Manning, E. Linton, M. Drozd et al.
Cost‐effectiveness of targeted screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in siblings. BJS 2019; 106: 206-216.
Authors: R. Hultgren, A. Linné, S. Svensjö
Notes: Cost effective
Authors: C. Andolfi, P. M. Fisichella
Contralateral surgery in patients scheduled for total thyroidectomy with initial loss or absence of signal during neural monitoring.
Authors: A. Sitges‐Serra, L. Gallego‐Otaegui, J. Fontané, L. Trillo, L. Lorente‐Poch, J. Sancho et al.
Authors: L. M. Almond, F. Tirotta, H. Tattersall, J. Hodson, T. Cascella, M. Barisella et al.
Notes: Weak for liposarcoma
Authors: K. Shinohara, T. Ebata, Y. Shimoyama, M. Nakaguro, T. Mizuno, K. Matsuo et al.
Systematic review to assess the possibility of return of cerebral and cardiac activity after normothermic regional perfusion for donors after circulatory death. BJS 2019; 106: 174-180.
Authors: I. M. Shapey, A. Summers, T. Augustine, D. van Dellen
Authors: R. J. Meinds, A. F. W. van der Steeg, C. E. J. Sloots, M. J. Witvliet, I. de Blaauw, W. G. van Gemert et al.
Influence of the level of sacrectomy on survival in patients with locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer.
Authors: Y. C. Lau, K. Jongerius, C. Wakeman, A. G. Heriot, M. J. Solomon, P. M. Sagar et al.
Snapshot quiz 18/16
This 49-year-old woman presented with a palpable, painless femoral mass. What is this finding at laparoscopy?View
Snapshot quiz 18/15
What is this lesion that caused ileocaecal intussusception?View
Snapshot quiz 18/14
What syndrome does this 45-year-old patient with jejunojejunal intussusception and mucocutaneous hyperpigmentation have?View
Snapshot quiz 18/13
A 48-year-old woman was referred with anaemia and a history of intermittent melaena, but with normal upper gastrointestinal and capsule endoscopy findings. What is the abnormality shown on the intraoperative image below?View
Snapshot quiz 18/12
A 50-year-old woman underwent exploratory laparotomy for progressive abdominal distension. What is the diagnosis?View
Editorial podcast for the October 2018 issue
This month, Editor-in-Chief, Jonothan Earnshaw picks out articles of particular interest, including "Profile of exhaled‐breath volatile organic compounds to diagnose pancreatic cancer" and "Systematic review of the prevalence, impact and mitigating strategies for bullying, undermining behaviour and harassment in the surgical workplace", both of which are free to read.
Editorial podcast for the September 2018 issue
Professor Robert Hinchliffe discusses the September 2018 issue, highlighting a Review Article on the topic of surgery in space, detailing the effects space has on physiology and pathophysiology. He mentions two papers focusing on reducing anastomotic leak rates in colorectal surgery, the second of which is accompanied by a technique video online. Finally, he reveals his Paper of the Month. Follow Prof. Hinchliffe on Twitter @robhinchliffe1.
Snapshot quiz 18/11
This woman presented at age 55 years with subcutaneous lumps all over her body and associated weight loss. Diagnosis was made through biopsy. What is the diagnosis?View
Snapshot quiz 18/10
While performing a laparoscopic colonic resection for cancer, the structure shown was found in the lesser pelvis of a male patient (a as encountered, b after transection by the pathologist). What is it?View
Editorial podcast for the August 2018 issue
Mr Jonothan Earnshaw, Editor-in-Chief, highlights the selection of articles discussing optimal ways of treating liver tumours and liver metastases. Also picked out as a landmark article is the DILALA randomized trial on two‐year results comparing laparoscopic lavage with resection as treatment for perforated diverticulitis, which is available to read as Open Access. Finally, he reveals his Paper of the Month. Follow Mr Earnshaw on Twitter @JJEarnshaw.
Editorial podcast for the July 2018 issue
This month we're delighted to introduce our guest podcast editor, Aneel Bhangu, Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery at the University of Birmingham, UK. Mr Bhangu discusses the contents of the July issue, picking out a few highlights including the important leading article discussing 10 years of the Surgical Safety Checklist. He also announces his Paper of the Month. Follow Aneel on Twitter @aneelbhangu
Snapshot quiz 18/8
This man presented with central chest pain after prolonged vomiting. What has happened to his oesophagus?View
Snapshot quiz 18/9
A 45-year-old alcoholic man presented with acute epigastric pain spreading across the whole abdomen. What is the likely cause?View
Editorial podcast for the June 2018 issue
This month's issue of BJS is discussed by Professor Rob Hinchliffe, BJS Editor. The June issue has a focus on cholangiocarcinoma, which includes a free Leading Article on surgery for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma by B. Groot Koerkamp and W. R. Jarnagin. He also discusses the very interesting meta‐analysis evaluating music interventions for anxiety and pain in surgery, which is also free to read. Prof. Hinchliffe then reveals his Paper of the Month.
Snapshot quiz 18/7
This 3-year-old Nigerian boy has a history of fever for 10 days, diarrhoea, and a painful, tender and distended abdomen. What is the cause of the findings in the figure?View