Comparison of gaze behaviour of trainee and experienced surgeons during laparoscopic gastric bypass.
Authors: S. Erridge, H. Ashraf, S. Purkayastha, A. Darzi, M. H. Sodergren
Notes: Potential uses in training and assessment
Impact of weight loss and eating difficulties on health‐related quality of life up to 10 years after oesophagectomy for cancer.
Authors: P. Anandavadivelan, A. Wikman, A. Johar, P. Lagergren
Notes: Associated with deterioration of HRQOL
Influence of national centralization of oesophagogastric cancer on management and clinical outcome from emergency upper gastrointestinal conditions.
Authors: S. R. Markar, H. Mackenzie, T. Wiggins, A. Askari, A. Karthikesalingam, O. Faiz et al.
Notes: Improves outcome of oesophageal perforation
Meta‐analysis of microsatellite instability in relation to clinicopathological characteristics and overall survival in gastric cancer.
Authors: K. Polom, L. Marano, D. Marrelli, R. De Luca, G. Roviello, V. Savelli et al.
Notes: Microsatellite instability subgroup does better
Authors: V. Wanjura, E. Szabo, J. Österberg, J. Ottosson, L. Enochsson, G. Sandblom et al.
Notes: Avoid unnecessary surgery
Authors: J. Deng, J. Guo, G. Ma, H. Zhang, D. Sun, Y. Hou et al.
Notes: Identifies a poor prognosis group
Meta‐analysis of the impact of surgical approach on the grade of mesorectal excision in rectal cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 1609-1619.
Authors: B. Creavin, M. E. Kelly, E. Ryan, D. C. Winter
Notes: Open excision provides better‐quality mesorectum
Multicentre cohort study to define and validate pathological assessment of response to neoadjuvant therapy in oesophagogastric adenocarcinoma. BJS 2017; 104: 1816-1828.
Authors: F. Noble, M. A. Lloyd, R. Turkington, E. Griffiths, M. O'Donovan, J. R. O'Neill et al.
Notes: Response associated with survival
Authors: P. Probst, S. Ohmann, U. Klaiber, F. J. Hüttner, A. T. Billeter, A. Ulrich et al.
Notes: Publication bias likely
Randomized clinical trial
Double‐blind randomized clinical trial of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy versus radiologically inserted gastrostomy in children. BJS 2017; 104: 1620-1627.
Authors: R. R. Singh, S. A. Nah, D. J. Roebuck, S. Eaton, A. Pierro, J. I. Curry et al.
Notes: No difference in the number or magnitude of complications
Weekend admission and mortality for gastrointestinal disorders across England and Wales. BJS 2017; 104: 1723-1734.
Authors: S. E. Roberts, T. H. Brown, K. Thorne, R. A. Lyons, A. Akbari, D. J. Napier et al.
Notes: Worst for gastrointestinal cancer and liver disease
Use of endoscopy to determine the resection margin during laparoscopic gastrectomy for cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 1829-1836.
Authors: S. Kawakatsu, M. Ohashi, N. Hiki, S. Nunobe, M. Nagino, T. Sano et al.
Effect of age on rates of palliative surgery and chemotherapy use in patients with locally advanced or metastatic gastric cancer. BJS 2017; 104: 1837-1846.
Authors: S. D. Nelen, M. van Putten, V. E. P. P. Lemmens, K. Bosscha, J. H. W. de Wilt, R. H. A. Verhoeven et al.
Notes: Less surgery, more chemotherapy , but no change in survival
Changes in treatment and outcome of oesophageal cancer in Denmark between 2004 and 2013. BJS 2017; 104: 1338-1345.
Authors: D. W. Kjaer, H. Larsson, L. B. Svendsen, L. S. Jensen
Notes: Better short‐term outcome
Randomized clinical trial
Randomized clinical trial of psychological support and sleep adjuvant measures for postoperative sleep disturbance in patients undergoing oesophagectomy. BJS 2017; 104: 1307-1314.
Authors: M. Scarpa, E. Pinto, E. Saraceni, F. Cavallin, M. Parotto, R. Alfieri et al.
Notes: Psychologists improve postoperative sleep
Adaptation of the By‐Band randomized clinical trial to By‐Band‐Sleeve to include a new intervention and maintain relevance of the study to practice. BJS 2017; 104: 1207-1214.
Authors: C. A. Rogers, B. C. Reeves, J. Byrne, J. L. Donovan, G. Mazza, S. Paramasivan et al.
Notes: Something to consider
Loss of SRY‐box2 (SOX2) expression and its impact on survival of patients with oesophageal adenocarcinoma. BJS 2017; 104: 1327-1337.
Authors: F. J. C. ten Kate, S. H. van Olphen, M. J. Bruno, B. P. L. Wijnhoven, J. J. B. van Lanschot, L. H. J. Looijenga et al.
Notes: Useful biomarker, especially for early disease
Authors: J. Thereaux, T. Lesuffleur, M. Païta, S. Czernichow, A. Basdevant, S. Msika et al.
Notes: Poor follow‐up despite international guidelines