Meta‐analysis of the outcomes of treatment of internal carotid artery near occlusion. BJS 2019; 106: 665-671.
Authors: A. J. A. Meershoek, E. E. Vries, D. Veen, H. M. Ruijter, G. J. Borst, A. Garcia‐Pastor 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: I. S. Reynolds, S. J. Furney, E. W. Kay, D. A. McNamara, J. H. M. Prehn, J. P. Burke et al.
Authors: S. F. Cheng, M. M. Brown, R. J. Simister, T. Richards
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of liposomal bupivacaine transverse abdominis plane block versus intrathecal analgesia in colorectal surgery. BJS 2019; 106: 692-699.
Authors: D. T. Colibaseanu, O. Osagiede, A. Merchea, C. T. Ball, E. Bojaxhi, J. K. Panchamia et al.
Baseline findings of the population‐based, randomized, multifaceted Danish cardiovascular screening trial (DANCAVAS) of men aged 65–74 years.
Authors: J. S. Lindholt, L. M. Rasmussen, R. Søgaard, J. Lambrechtsen, F. H. Steffensen, L. Frost et al.
Authors: M. Zorgdrager, M. van Londen, L. B. Westenberg, G. J. Nieuwenhuijs‐Moeke, J. F. M. Lange, M. H. de Borst et al.
Meta‐analysis of totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair in patients with previous lower abdominal surgery.
Authors: D. Prassas, T.‐M. Rolfs, W.‐T. Knoefel, A. Krieg
Meta‐analysis of completion lymph node dissection in sentinel lymph node‐positive melanoma. BJS 2019; 106: 672-681.
Authors: C. V. Angeles, R. Kang, K. Shirai, S. L. Wong
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of mechanochemical and endovenous thermal ablation of great saphenous varicose veins. BJS 2019; 106: 548-554.
Authors: S. Vähäaho, O. Mahmoud, K. Halmesmäki, A. Albäck, K. Noronen, P. Vikatmaa et al.
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.
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