Comparative analysis of the outcomes of elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in England and Sweden.
Authors: A. Karthikesalingam, M. J. Grima, P. J. Holt, A. Vidal‐Diez, M. M. Thompson, A. Wanhainen et al.
Notes: Improving in England
Authors: A. J. Quyn, C. G. Fraser, J. Rodger, A. Digan, A. S. Anderson, R. J. C. Steele et al.
Notes: Maximising screening benefits
Authors: A. Cook, T. Osler, L. Glance, F. Lecky, O. Bouamra, J. Weddle et al.
Notes: TMPM appears better
The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland was founded in 1920 by a group of leading surgeons of the day.
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
Baseline factors predicting a response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy with implications for non‐surgical management of triple‐negative breast cancer.
Authors: R. F. D. van la Parra, A. B. Tadros, C. M. Checka, G. M. Rauch, A. Lucci, B. D. Smith et al.
Notes: DCIS and microcalcifications important
Authors: R. D. Dias, M. C. Ngo‐Howard, M. T. Boskovski, M. A. Zenati, S. J. Yule
Notes: Complex field
Cerebral embolization, silent cerebral infarction and neurocognitive decline after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. BJS 2018; 105: 366-378.
Authors: A. H. Perera, N. Rudarakanchana, L. Monzon, C. D. Bicknell, B. Modarai, O. Kirmi et al.
Notes: Occurs in most
Nationwide analysis of risk factors for in‐hospital mortality in patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. BJS 2018; 105: 379-387.
Authors: M. Trenner, A. Kuehnl, B. Reutersberg, M. Salvermoser, H.‐H. Eckstein
Notes: Women and elderly at higher risk
[18F]Fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT and prediction of histopathological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy for adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and oesophagogastric junction. BJS 2018; 105: 419-428.
Authors: T. Harustiak, M. Zemanova, P. Fencl, L. Hornofova, A. Pazdro, M. Snajdauf et al.
Notes: Of no use
Intrathoracic versus cervical anastomosis and predictors of anastomotic leakage after oesophagectomy for cancer.
Authors: J. A. H. Gooszen, L. Goense, S. S. Gisbertz, J. P. Ruurda, R. van Hillegersberg, M. I. van Berge Henegouwen et al.
Notes: Chest lower leak rates
Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for pseudomyxoma peritonei of appendicular and extra‐appendicular origin.
Authors: J.‐B. Delhorme, F. Severac, G. Averous, O. Glehen, G. Passot, N. Bakrin et al.
Notes: Survival similar
Meta‐analysis of delayed gastric emptying after pylorus‐preserving versus pylorus‐resecting pancreatoduodenectomy. BJS 2018; 105: 339-349.
Authors: U. Klaiber, P. Probst, O. Strobel, C. W. Michalski, C. Dörr‐Harim, M. K. Diener et al.
Notes: No difference
Authors: M. Gelli, M. A. Allard, O. Farges, C. Paugam‐Burtz, J. Y. Mabrut, J. M. Regimbeau et al.
Notes: No increased risk
Authors: Z. E. Winters, J. R. Benson
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of intraoperative parathyroid gland angiography with indocyanine green fluorescence predicting parathyroid function after thyroid surgery. BJS 2018; 105: 350-357.
Authors: J. Vidal Fortuny, S. M. Sadowski, V. Belfontali, S. Guigard, A. Poncet, F. Ris et al.
Notes: Simplifies postoperative monitoring
Meta‐analysis of mortality in patients with high‐risk intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms under observation. BJS 2018; 105: 328-338.
Authors: G. Vanella, S. Crippa, L. Archibugi, P. G. Arcidiacono, G. Delle Fave, M. Falconi et al.
Notes: Low disease‐related mortality
Impact of specialist management on survival from radiation‐associated angiosarcoma of the breast. BJS 2018; 105: 401-409.
Authors: L. Feinberg, A. Srinivasan, J. K. Singh, M. Parry, J. Stevenson, L. Jeys et al.
Notes: Improves outcomes
Preservation of the inferior parathyroid gland during central neck dissection
Editorial podcast for October 2017 issue
Listen to Editor-in-Chief, Jonothan Earnshaw, outline the highlights of the October issue, including five papers on pancreatic cancer, an article focused on social media, and one looking at ductal carcinoma in situ. Also find out his Pick of the Month, an article that has the potential to change surgical practice.
Pancreatic cancer and social media
The October 2017 issue of the BJS includes several articles on the topic of pancreatic cancer. In this podcast, Professor Keith Roberts, the author of the leading article entitled "Improving outcomes in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer", discusses the articles in this important area. We also talk to Professor Steven Wexner about the article he has coauthored called #colorectalsurgery, which discusses the possibilities and limitations of social media when used in the field of surgical science.
Snapshot quiz 17/9
What is happening to this patient’s ureter?View
Snapshot quiz 17/8
What is this abnormality of the appendix?View
Editorial podcast: September 2017 (Español)
Este mes presentamos al profesor Julio Mayol para discutir el contenido de la edición de septiembre. Esto está disponible en inglés y español. El profesor Mayol escoge algunos puntos destacados en el tema, así como el nombramiento de su selección del mes. También hace un par de anuncios especiales sobre nuevos desarrollos.
Editorial podcast: September 2017 (English)
This month we introduce Professor Julio Mayol to discuss the contents of the September issue. This is available in both English and Spanish. Professor Mayol picks out a few highlights in the issue as well as naming his pick of the month. He also makes a couple of special announcements about new developments.
Editorial podcast: August 2017
Listen to BJS editor Professor Rob Hinchliffe discuss the highlights of the August issue. He also picks out one article as the Editor's Paper of the Month. Click to find out his winner!
Snapshot quiz 17/7
This woman has an abdominal mass (a) and an abnormal umbilicus (b). What is the diagnosis?View
Editorial podcast: July 2017
Listen to BJS editor, Professor Rob Hinchliffe, discuss the highlights of the July issue. He also picks out one article as the Editor's Paper of the Month. Click to find out his winner!
Identification of right hepatic vein (RHV) tributaries among the three RHVs
Indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence evaluation of the middle hepatic vein (MHV) tributaries
Identification of ischaemic region and veno occlusive region using ICG imaging technique
Editorial podcast: June 2017
In this month's editorial podcast Jonothan Earnshaw, Editor-in-Chief, gives thanks to BJS referees, but reminds them of their responsibilities. He also announces his paper of the month, which shows that surgery is better than medical treatment for secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Snapshot quiz 17/5
What is the cause of this leg ulcer in a 37-year-old woman with ulcerative colitis?View