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Long term outcome of the Western Australian trial of screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms: secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Int Med 2016; 176: 1761-1767.

Authors: McCaul KA, Lawrence-Brown M, Dickinson JA, Norman PE

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Balloon angioplasty versus Viabahn stent graft for treatment of failing or thrombosed prosthetic hemodialysis grafts. J Vasc Surg 2016; 64: 1400-1410.

Authors: Vesely T, DaVanzo W, Behrend T, Dwyer A, Aruny J

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Timing of chemical thromboprophylaxis and deep vein thrombosis in major colorectal surgery: a randomized clinical trial. Ann Surg 2016; 264: 632-639.

Authors: Zaghiyan KN, Sax HC, Miraflor E, Crossman D, Wagner W, Mirocha J et al.

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Bowel function after laparoscopic sutured rectopexy versus ventral mesh rectopexy for rectal proplapse: a double-blind, randomised single-centre study. Lancet Gastoenterol Hepatol 2016; 1: 291-297.

Authors: Lundby L, Iverson LH, Buntzen S, Wara P, Hoyer K, Laurberg S et al.

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Ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract vs ligation of the intersphincteric fistula tract plus a bioprosthetic anal fistula plug procedure in patients with transsphincteric anal fistula: early results of a multicenter prospective randomized trial. Ann Surg 2016; 264: 917-922.

Authors: Han JG, Wang ZJ, Zheng Y, Chen CW, Wang XQ, Che XM et al.

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Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer in individuals with previous colorectal neoplasia. BMJ 2016; 355: i6188.

Authors: Dulai PS, Singh S, Marquez E, Khera R, Prokop LJ, Limburg PJ et al.

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Prophylactic mesh placement for prevention of incisional hernia after open bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Surg 2016; 212: 615–622.

Authors: Dasari M, Wessel CB, Hamad GG

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Efficacy of prophylactic mesh in end-colostomy construction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. World J Surg 2016; 40: 2528–2536.

Authors: Wang S, Wang W, Zhu B, Song G, Jiang C

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Preventing parastomal hernia using a modified Sugarbaker technique with composite mesh during laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2016; 264: 923-928.

Authors: López-Cano M, Serra-Aracils X, Mora L, Sánchez-García J, Jiménez-Gómez LM, Martí M et al.

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Surgery versus conservative treatment for recurrent and ongoing left-sided diverticulitis (DIRECT Trial): an open-label, multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017; 2: 13-22.

Authors: Van de Wall BJM, Stam MAW, Draaisma WA, Stellato R, Bemelman WA, Boermeester MA et al.

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Appendectomy skin closure technique, randomized controlled trial: changing paradigms (ASC). World J Surg 2016; 40: 2603–2610.

Authors: Andrade LAM, Munoz FYP, Baez MVJ, Collazos SS, Ferretiz MAM, Ruiz B et al.

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Antibiotics versus appendicectomy for the treatment of uncomplicated acute appendicitis: an updated meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. World J Surg 2016; 40: 2305–2318.

Authors: Rollins K, Varadhan KK, Neal KR, Lobo DN

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Double-gloving impairs the quality of surgical knot tying: A randomised controlled trial. World J Surg 2016; 40: 2598–2602.

Authors: Battersby CLF, Battersby NJ, Hollyman M, Hunt JA

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Pharmacological modulation of ischemic-reperfusion injury during Pringle maneuver in hepatic surgery. A prospective randomized pilot study. World J Surg 2016; 40: 2202–2212.

Authors: Donadon M, Molinari AF, Corazzi F, Rocchi L, Zito P, Cimino M et al.

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Operative correction of abdominal rectus diastasis (ARD) reduces pain and improves abdominal wall muscle strength: A randomized, prospective trial comparing retromuscular mesh repair to double-row, self-retaining sutures. Surgery 2016; 160: 1367-1375.

Authors: Emanuelsson P, Gunnarsson U, Dahlstrand U, Strigard K, Stark B

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Impact of surgical technique on long-term complication rate after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB): results of a single-blinded randomized controlled trial (ANOSEAN Study). Ann Surg 2016; 264: 738-744.

Authors: Le Coq B, Frering V, Ghunaim M, Campan P, Dabrowski A, Mulliez E et al.

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Expanded allogeneic adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells (Cx601) for complex perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease: a phase 3 randomised, double-blind controlled trial. Lancet 2016; 388: 1281–1290.

Authors: Panes J, Garcia-Olmo D, Van Assche G, Colombel JF, Reinisch W, Baumgart DC et al.

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Total parathyroidectomy with routine thymectomy and autotransplantation versus total parathyroidectomy alone for secondary hyperparathyroidism: results of a nonconfirmatory multicenter prospective randomized controlled pilot trial. Ann Surg 2016; 264: 745-753.

Authors: Schlosser K, Bartsch D, Diener MK, Seiler CM, Bruckner T, Nies C et al.

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Continuous wound infiltration versus epidural analgesia after hepato-pancreatoibiliary surgery (POP-UP): a randomised controlled open-label, non-inferiority trial. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016; 1: 105-113.

Authors: Mungroop TH, Veelo DP, Busch OR, van Gulik TM, Karsten TM, de Castro SM et al.

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Patient-specific rehearsal before EVAR: influence on technical and nontechnical operative performance. A randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2016; 264: 703-709.

Authors: Desender L, Van Herzeele I, Lachat M, Rancic Z, Duchateau J, Rudarakanchana N et al.

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Endovascular versus open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in 15-years’ follow-up of the UK endovascular aneurysm repair trial 1 (EVAR trial 1): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2016; 388: 2366–2374.

Authors: Patel R, Sweeting MJ, Powell JT, Greenhalgh RM, for the EVAR trial investigators

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Prolonged survival in stage III melanoma with ipilimumab adjuvant therapy. N Engl J Med 2016; 375: 1845-1855.

Authors: Eggermont AMM, Chiarion-Sileni V, Grob J-J, Dummer R, Wolchok JD, Schmidt H et al.

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Dexmedetomidine for prevention of delirium in elderly patients after non-cardiac surgery: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 2016; 388: 1893–1902.

Authors: Su X, Meng Z-T, Wu X-H, Cui F, Li H-L, Wang D-X et al.

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Prospective randomized controlled study to assess the value of a hemostatic and sealing agent for preventing seroma after axillary lymphadenectomy. J. Surg. Oncol 2016; 114: 423–427.

Authors: Piñero-Madrona A, Castellanos-Escrig G, Abrisqueta-Carrión J, Canteras-Jordana M

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Effect of tailored dose-dense chemotherapy vs standard 3-weekly adjuvant chemotherapy on recurrence-free survival among women with high-risk early breast cancer. A randomized clinical trial. JAMA 2016; 316: 1888-1896.

Authors: Foukakis T, von Minckwitz G, Bengtsson N-O, Brandberg Y, Wallberg B, for the Swedish Breast Cancer Group (SweBCG), the German Breast Group (GBG), and the Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group (ABCSG) et al.

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Effect of N-acetylcysteine on liver recovery after resection: A randomized clinical trial. J Surg Oncol 2016; 114: 446–450.

Authors: Grendar J, Ouellet JF, McKay A, Sutherland FR, Bathe OF, Ball CG et al.

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Early enteral versus total parenteral nutrition in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy: a randomized multicenter controlled trial (Nutri-DPC). Ann Surg 2016; 264: 731-737.

Authors: Perinel J, Mariette C, Dousset B, Sielezneff I, Gainant A, Mabrut J-Y et al.

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Teres ligament patch reduces relevant morbidity after distal pancreatectomy (the DISCOVER randomized controlled trial). Ann Surg 2016; 264: 723-730.

Authors: Hassenpflug M, Hinz U, Strobel O, Volpert J, Knebel P, Diener M et al.

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Perioperative hydrocortisone reduces major complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2016; 264: 696-702.

Authors: Laaninen M, Sand J, Nordback I, Vasama K, Laukkarinen J

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Perioperative simvastatin therapy in major colorectal surgery: a prospective, double-blind randomized controlled trial. J Am Coll Surg 2016 223: 308–320.

Authors: Singh PP, Lemanu DP, Soop M, Bissett IP, Harrison J, Hill AG et al.

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