Comment on: Gene expression profiles for a prognostic immunoscore in gastric cancer. BJS 2019; 106: 1416-1416.
Authors: Z. Zhao, Y. Wang
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.
Comment on: Contralateral surgery in patients scheduled for total thyroidectomy with initial loss or absence of signal during neural monitoring. BJS 2019; 106: 1415-1415.
Authors: O. Piccin, L. Burgio, M. Fornaciari, E. Cioccoloni, O. Cavicchi
Morphological lymphocytic reaction, patient prognosis and PD‐1 expression after surgical resection for oesophageal cancer. BJS 2019; 106: 1352-1361.
Authors: Y. Baba, T. Yagi, K. Kosumi, K. Okadome, D. Nomoto, K. Eto et al.
Authors: M. Di Paolo, U. Boggi, E. Turillazzi
Authors: S. Zommorodi, M. Bottai, R. Hultgren
Population‐based study of the impact of small bowel obstruction due to adhesions on short‐ and medium‐term mortality.
Authors: R. Behman, A. B. Nathens, B. Haas, N. Look Hong, P. Pechlivanoglou, P. Karanicolas et al.
Authors: S. J. Chapman, M. Aldaffaa, C. L. Downey, D. G. Jayne
Authors: M. E. Stellingwerf, S. Sahami, D. C. Winter, S. T. Martin, G. R. D'Haens, G. Cullen et al.
Nationwide population‐based study of the impact of immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy on the timing of adjuvant chemotherapy.
Authors: E. Heeg, J. X. Harmeling, B. E. Becherer, P. J. Marang‐van de Mheen, M. T. F. D. Vrancken Peeters, M. A. M. Mureau et al.
Population‐based study of the effect of preoperative breast MRI on the surgical management of ductal carcinoma in situ.
Authors: K. B. I. M. Keymeulen, S. M. E. Geurts, M. B. I. Lobbes, E. M. Heuts, L. E. M. Duijm, L. F. S. Kooreman et al.
Meta‐analysis of the association between primary tumour location and prognosis after surgical resection of colorectal liver metastases.
Authors: X.‐Y. Wang, R. Zhang, Z. Wang, Y. Geng, J. Lin, K. Ma et al.
Authors: S. Otsuka, T. Ebata, Y. Yokoyama, T. Igami, T. Mizuno, J. Yamaguchi et al.
Editorial podcast for the February 2019 issue
Professor Rob Hinchliffe, BJS Editor, talks through this month's articles and says there is content that paediatric, transplant and plastic/burns surgeons will find of interest. He also discusses the leading article by A. C. de Beaux on abdominal wall closure, which is free to read. Finally, he reveals his Paper of the Month.
Snapshot quiz 19/4
A 26-year-old army recruit collapsed with profuse rectal bleeding. What is this finding at operation?View
Snapshot quiz 19/3
What is the diagnosis and why was resection needed?View
Snapshot quiz 19/1
What is the cause of these liver capsule adhesions found during laparoscopy?View
Editorial podcast for the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery, January 2019
Aneel Bhangu, one of our BJS Assistant Editors this year, has recorded his thoughts on the new special issue. Listen to him here and follow him on Twitter @aneelbhangu
Caesarean section performed by medical doctors and associate clinicians in Sierra Leone
AJ van Duinen discusses this article, which appears in the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Prevalence and predictors of surgical-site infection after caesarean section at a rural district hospital in Rwanda
T Nkurunziza discusses this article, which appears in the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Prioritizing research for patients requiring surgery in low- and middle-income countries
A Bhangu, D Nepogodiev and M Maimbo discuss their article, which appears in the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Implementation and evaluation of nationwide scale-up of the Surgical Safety Checklist
MC White and NFE Capo-Chichi, authors on this article included in the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery. discuss the background and findings. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Prospective observational cohort study on grading the severity of postoperative complications in global surgery research
Mr TEF Abbott, an author on the article "Prospective observational cohort study on grading the severity of postoperative complications in global surgery research", discusses their findings. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Disseminating technology in global surgery
Three authors of this article contained in the BJS Special Issue on Global Surgery, WS Bolton, I Bundu and J Gnanaraj, discuss their article, on location in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Click on WATCH for links to the article as well as the issue, which is entirely free to access.
Editorial podcast for the January 2019 issue
To kick off the new year, Jonothan Earnshaw, Editor-in-Chief, talks us through the contents of the January issue. He touches on the two leading articles: the first by Professor Derek Alderson who outlines what he sees as the future of surgery; and one from Mr Earnshaw about the new initiatives being introduced from BJS (both articles are free to access). He also reveals his Paper of the Month - do you agree? Follow Mr Earnshaw on Twitter @JJEarnshaw
Editorial podcast for the December 2018 issue
Professor Robert Hinchliffe discusses the December 2018 issue, highlighting articles that cover issues such as patient outcomes, patient safety, and reducing gender bias in surgery. Finally, he reveals his Paper of the Month. Follow Prof. Hinchliffe on Twitter @robhinchliffe1.
Snapshot quiz 18/18
What type of hernia is this, shown on the CT scan (left) and operative illustration (right)?View
Editorial podcast for the November 2018 issue
We are delighted to welcome our Guest Editor this month, the BJS Society Chairman, Professor James Garden, who provides an excellent, in-depth account of the papers published in the November issue. He has high praise for the Leading Article "From retribution to reconciliation after critical events in surgery" (free to read) and announces his Paper of the Month, which, he says, makes you "sit back and think". Follow Professor Garden on Twitter @ProfG_Edinsurg.