THIS MONTH IN ARCHIVES OF SURGERY
The Department of Surgery University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill
Smoking Is a Risk Factor for Incisional Hernia
Effect of Core-Needle Biopsy vs Fine-needle Aspiration on Pathologic Measurement of Tumor Size in Breast Cancer
New Editor/New Address
Beneficial Effects of Ischemic Preconditioning in Patients Undergoing Hepatectomy : The Role of Neutrophils
Resident Operative Experience During the Transition to Work-Hour Reform
Applicability of Tissue Aspirate for Quick Parathyroid Hormone Assay to Confirm Parathyroid Tissue Identity During Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Invited Critique
Predictors of Mortality and Limb Loss in Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
Invited Critique
Extracolonic Manifestations of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis After Proctocolectomy
Invited Critique
Impact of Advanced Age on Weight Loss and Health Benefits After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Serum and Peritoneal Inflammatory Mediators in Children With Suspected Acute Appendicitis
Use of Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Major Surgery : Baseline Results From the National Surgical Infection Prevention Project
Prognostic Scoring in Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases : Development and Validation
Expedited Publication
Ten-Year Surgical Experience With Nontraumatic Pericardial Effusions : A Comparison Between the Subxyphoid and Transthoracic Approaches to Pericardial Window
Safety of Immediate Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous Breast Reconstruction for Patients With Locally Advanced Disease
Management of Complicated Peptic Ulcer Disease
Image of the Month—Quiz Case
Answer—Diagnosis
Carotid Artery Injury
Longer Surgical Durations Can Lead to Significant Staffing Costs to the Anesthesiology Department and Hospital
Longer Surgical Durations Can Lead to Significant Staffing Costs to the Anesthesiology Department and Hospital