Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Council 1999/2000
Modulation of the hepatic export protein synthetic response to feeding in advanced pancreatic cancer
Correlation of oestrogen receptor subtype with angiogenic activity in primary breast cancers
Bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein attenuates acute lung injury in lower-limb ischaemia-reperfusion injury
p16INK4 and p53 gene therapy results in pancreatic tumour regression in vivo
Thrombospondin (TSP): angiogenic role in early and advanced breast cancer
The biogenic amine, dopamine attenuates neutrophil-endothelial interaction: a novel role as an anti-inflammatory cytokine
Platelet activation and platelet neutrophil conjugate formation in chronic lower limb ischaemia
Hypoxic pneumoperitoneum initiates the metastatic cascade in colon cancer cells
Evaluation of precision-cut human liver slices as a model to study hepatic cytokine production and metabolism
Assessment of hepatic steatosis using indocyanine green measurement by near-infrared spectroscopy
Major upper gastrointestinal surgery causes early systemic T-cell activation
Plasma levels of CXC chemokines ENA-78 and GRO-α are elevated in severe pancreatitis
Use of human reliability assessment technique to evaluate the performance of animated laparoscopic cholecystectomy in training courses
Loss of chromosome 9p is associated with intra-hepatic recurrence in hepatocellular carcinoma after curative resection
Does microvessel density provide prognostic information after potentially curative resection of gastric cancer?
A neutralizing anti-CINC antibody reduces acute pancreatitis-associated lung injury
Recombinant P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-Ig fusion protein (rPSGL-Ig) moderates neutrophil-mediated acid aspiration injury
Low molecular weight heparins induce osteoblast apoptosis - a putative mechanism for iatrogenic osteopenia?
Temporal changes in neutrophil (PMN) activation in intensive care unit (ICU) patients is dependent on diagnosis
Adenosine attenuates acute lung injury in a model of endotoxaemia
Adenosine inhibits human neutrophil vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) release via A2 receptor activation
Experimental study of induction of TNF-α production and mortality by bacterial lipoprotein: comparison with endotoxin/lipopolysaccharide
Pretreatment of the donor lungs with inhaled nitrous oxide modulates endothelial function and reduces neutrophil sequestration
Bacterial lipoprotein induces tolerance in human THP-1 monocytes with reduced TNF-α production via a CD14-independent pathway
Local and remote organ injury following lower-torso ischemia-reperfusion is terminal complement component dependent
Single-lung transplantation with and without cardiopulmonary bypass
Macrophage elastase - a novel target for pharmacotherapy to prevent plaque disruption?
Doxycycline penetrates the carotid plaque and inhibits MMP-9 secretion by macrophages in vitro
Inhibition of Cox-1 reduces neointimal proliferation in an experimental model of carotid artery balloon injury
Effect of external stents on neointima formation in vein grafts implanted by end-to-side anastomosis
Mechanisms of thrombogenicity in hyperhomocysteinaemia
Diethylmaleate, a pro-oxidant, paradoxically attenuates ischaemia-reperfusion-induced lung injury
Treatment with rBPI21 attenuates remote gut mucosal injury in lower-limb ischaemia-reperfusion injury
Pre-operative monocyte CD14 expression protects against organ dysfunction after visceral ischaemia and reperfusion
Growth hormone prevents power-torso ischaemia-reperfusion-induced diaphragmatic dysfunction
Parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP) and receptor expression in breast cancer and bone metastases
Tumour-induced apoptosis: a novel mechanism of peritoneal invasion
Granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) upregulates neutrophil vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) release: a potential factor in the development of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)
Effect of external biodegradable stents on graft wall thickening in experimental vein grafts
Pravastatin attenuates the microvascular response to injury in a diabetic model
Prediction of early post-transplant function of nonheartbeating donor lungs
Bacterial lipoprotein (BLP) delays neutrophil apoptosis-a putative mediator of SIRS?
Serum VEGF and VCAM: Value as markers of angiogensis and metastasis in breast cancer
Antioxidant N-acetylcysteine modulates 5-fluorouracil activity against colorectal cancer xenografts an experimental model
Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor attenuates postoperative peritoneal adhesion formation without adversely affecting wound or anastomotic integrity
CT colonography: still at the development stage?
Tissue factor expression and angiogenesis in colorectal carcinoma
Correlation of plasma and serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) with platelet count in colorectal cancer (CRC): clinical evidence of platelet scavenging
Detection of peripheral blood micrometastases in colorectal cancer
Angiogenesis in the adenoma-carcinoma sequence
Fibronectin receptor expression predicts responsiveness to chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer
Colorectal tumour progression is associated with increased expression of matrix metalloproteinases within tumour and plasma
Does colour duplex improve the accuracy of primary varicose vein surgery?
Dermal oedema in primary superficial venous insufficiency - an evaluation by high-frequency ultrasound
Hydroxyethyl starch solution (eloHAES) reduces renal dysfunction in infrarenal aortic surgery
Influence of significant carotid stenosis on cerebral injury following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
Long-term reliability of the Vanguard endovascular device
Oxygen requirements improved by endovascular AAA repair
How exercise training improves walking distance in claudicants
Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to measure muscle ischaemia during claudication
Exercise in claudicants is associated with thrombin generation, systemic fibrinolysis but not endothelial cell injury
Suitability of treadmill-based exercise training for intermittent claudication
The importance of flow distribution and anastomotic configuration in infrainguinal arterial reconstruction
Prospective study of the incidence of abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients with intermittent claudication
Prospective comparison of spiral CT and gadolinium-enhanced MRI in the staging of suspected pancreatic and periampullary tumours
Experimental model of hepatic fibrosis and liver metastasis
Leptin and its relation to weight loss, Ob gene expression and the acute phase response
Lipopolysaccharide enhances tumour cell adhesion and invasion through a β1 integrin mechanism
Antiangiogenic therapy for bone metastases is detrimental to normal bone metabolism
Bone metastases in breast cancer - a role for osteoblasts?
Characterization of the mitogenic actions of parathyroid hormone-related protein in MCF-7 breast carcinoma cells
Bacterial wall components enhance tumour cell metastatic potential
Angiogenic response to hypoxia is greater in benign than malignant primary breast cultures
Effect of surgical workload on outcome from resection for cancer of the oesophagus and cardia
Effect of surgical specialization on hospital mortality for oesophago-gastric cancer
Prognostic significance of nodal metastases following subtotal oesophagectomy with two-field lymphadenectomy
Perioperative chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery improves survival for oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma: results of a prospective randomized controlled trial
Effect of endoscopic ultrasonography on the management of 100 consecutive cases of oesophageal and junctional carcinoma
Oesophagectomy following iatrogenic perforation of operable oesophageal carcinoma
Can a platelet-activating factor antagonist ameliorate the reperfusion-associated sequelae of femoro-popliteal bypass?
Randomized trial of Prograf versus Neoral in cadaveric renal transplantation: 189 patients with a minimum 1-year follow-up
Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and risk of colorectal neoplasia
IL-10 knockout model of colitis: new similarities to human inflammatory bowel disease
Hypertonic saline attenuates end-organ damage in an in vivo model of acute pancreatitis
Mammaglobin and CEA expression can increase the detection of nodal micrometastases with breast cancer patients
A study to determine optimum timing of bariatric surgery following intragastric balloon placement
Chronic dysphagia following laparoscopic fundoplication
Nonobstructive dysphagia in patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) - is manometry helpful?
Gastric cancer - a curable disease for only a minority of patients in Britain
The effect of probiotics on septic morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a safe and effective operation in morbidly obese and superobese patients
Cigarette smoking is an aetiological factor in hidradenitis suppurativa
Preemptive analgesia by local anaesthetic infiltration: a prospective double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial
Should contralateral incidental defects found on laparoscopic repair of groin hernia be repaired? Early results of a randomized controlled trial
Results of inguinal canal repair in athletes with groin disruptions
Prospective randomized trial of laparoscopic (trans-abdominal preperitoneal, TAPP) versus open (Lichtenstein) inguinal hernia repair for bilateral and recurrent inguinal hernia
Hernia repair in Scotland
Do GPs overrefer to breast clinics? A randomized trial
Should screening mammography be offered for women starting HRT?
Breast clinic referrals: does it matter who grades the letters for urgency?
Referral pathways from primary care in the light of the new NHS breast cancer waiting-times target
The 'two-week wait' for suspected breast cancer; its impact on a symptomatic breast unit and correlation of referrals with outcome
Routine mammography for breast cysts: is it worthwhile?
Transanal endoscopic microsurgery - a difficult learning curve
Colorectal anastomotic leaks regularly masquerade as 'cardiac complications'
Mesh repair of parastomal hernias
Anterior anal fissure and occult anal sphincter injury
A randomized trial comparing topical 0.2 per cent GTN with lateral internal sphincterotomy for chronic anal fissure with 1-year follow-up
Diltiazem is effective treatment for chronic anal fissures
Objective measure of specialist registrar training in a specialist coloproctology unit
Splenectomy in children: past and present
Percutancous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tubes in children: a 5-year experience in a district general hospital
Early outpatient review after paediatric day-case surgery: is it necessary?
Specialist registrar training in paediatric laparoscopic surgery
Infrainguinal bypass for severe limb ischaemia: 1983-98
The search for alternative sources of autologous vein for infrainguinal bypass - is it worth the trouble?
Antithrombotic effect of dextran-40 and dextran-70 in peripheral vascular disease
Impact of supervised upper and lower limb exercise training programmes on quality of life
Do patients with critical ischaemia undergo multiple amputations after bypass surgery?
Arterial perforation during angioplasty - outcomes of 1409 cases
Poor medium-term results of femoropopliteal subintimal angioplasty
Prospective audit of 201 piggyback orthotopic liver transplants to determine the optimum operative technique
Comparison of open and laparoscopic live-donor nephrectomy
Post-transplantation malignancy: 32-year experience in 1666 allografts
Cold ischaemia further increases intrarenal resistance when nonheartbeating kidneys are pulsatile machine perfused
Chronic allograft nephropathy: a prospective randomized trial of cyclosporin reduction with or without rapamycin
The role of laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasound in staging hepatocellular carcinoma in patients referred for orthotopic liver transplantation
Tacrolimus has less fibrogenic potential than cyclosporin A in a model of renal ischaemia reperfusion injury
Retrospective evaluation of transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS) for rectal adenomas and carcinoma from a single institution
Multidisciplinary approach to colorectal liver metastases
Endoscopic-assisted stimulated gracilis neoanal sphincter
Obstetric injury to the external anal sphincter is less common than previously thought
Does an ileoanal pouch offer a better quality of life than a permanent ileostomy for patients with ulcerative colitis?
Functional outcome following short-course preoperative radiotherapy
Common iliac artery (CIA) stents: long-term results and predictors of outcome
Three-dimensional changes after endovascular repair (ER) of AAA: SAC morphology using spiral CT angiography (SCTA)
Plaque echodensity predicts the presence of retinal or hemispheric symptoms in patients with severe carotid stenosis
Are the immunological effects of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) surgery attenuated by the endovascular approach?
Conventional duplex criteria for completion duplex imaging may be unreliable
Modular devices for EVAR: complications and recommendations
Supraregional centre for treatment of faecal incontinence by neosphincter surgery - the NSCAG project
Is there a case for local excision of rectal tumours?
A prospective single-centre study comparing CT pneumocolon against colonoscopy for detecting colorectal neoplasms
Is deficient mismatch repair important in non-HNPCC colorectal cancer?
Jass staging is a predictor of outcome following 'curative' resection of Dukes' B colorectal carcinoma
Closed haemorrhoidectomy: a randomized trial of sutured versus stapled methods
Is barium enema necessary in addition to flexible sigmoidoscopy for the investigation of rectal bleeding?
Colorectal cancer (CRC) waiting times in Plymouth
HSC 1999/999: will it reduce delays in the treatment of colorectal cancer?
Sentinel node biopsy in patients with melanoma: an open study in a district general hospital using dynamic lymphoscintigraphy
Problems with solutions: drowning in the brine of an inadequate knowledge base
Development of a peritoneal model for the study of gastrointestinal tumour metastasis
Experience with the 'Bogota bag' in the management of severe abdominal trauma
Bacterial translocation and gut immune function measured using immunohistochemistry
Activities and outcome in the surgical high-dependency setting
Hepatic resection for noncolorectal hepatic metastases-is it worthwhile?
Treatment of hepatic metastases of neuroendocrine malignancies: a 10-year experience
I-131 MIBG is cost-effective for controlling symptoms of metastatic neuroendocrine tumours
Radio-frequency ablation of liver tumours-experience in 151 tumours
The potential of laparoscopic ultrasonography as an alternative to operative cholangiography in the detection of bile-duct stones
Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in preoperative biliary imaging: the new gold standard?
Bile leak after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
A novel 'extended' Hepp-Couinaud approach for the surgical repair of high bile-duct injuries and strictures
Extensive surgery for hilar cholangiocarcinoma: early results
Long-term outcome of synchronous bilateral breast cancer is worse than metachronous or unilateral tumours
Impact of serum CA15.3 measurement in the management of patients with carcinoma of the breast
Incidence of bone metastases in early breast cancer by magnetic resonance imaging
A multicentre randomized trial of a surgical and genetic clinic for high-risk women
Is specimen imprint cytology the solution to the problem of positive margins during conservative breast cancer surgery?
Incidence of residual breast epithelium following mastectomy
The management of soft tissue sarcoma in the Trent region
Informed consent - fact or fiction?
An evaluation of emergency laparoscopy in patients with an acute abdomen
WEBS: a European Internet site for surgical teaching
Training in the Calman era: what the consultants have to say
Who operates on large bowel obstruction and who trains the SpR?
Acute cholecystitis: room for improvement?
Audit of the management of acute pancreatitis based on national guidelines
Assessment of BSG guidelines for the management of acute pancreatitis
Contemporary management of the vascular complications of pancreatitis
Efficacy of endoscopic sphincterotomy in preventing recurrent acute biliary pancreatitis
Risk of pancreatic cancer (PC) is greatly increased in hereditary pancreatitis (HP)
Biliary drainage for obstructive jaundice enhances hepatic energy status in humans
Postchemoembolization syndrome: tumour necrosis or liver parenchymal injury?
Relationship between abdominal aortic aneurysm compliance and serum markers of elastin and collagen metabolism
Laparoscopic-assisted abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Cessation of vibration exposure in patients with the hand-arm vibration syndrome does not prevent disease progression
Carotid endarterectomy or endovascular treatment for symptomatic carotid artery disease?
In situ prosthetic reconstruction for suprarenal mycotic aneurysms of the aorta
UK talent endograft experience: current registry results
Thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysm: evaluation of preoperative assessment in 257 elective repairs
Causes of recurrence after PTFE patch saphenoplasty for recurrent varicose veins: analysis by duplex imaging and varicography
Subfascial endoscopic perforator surgery (SEPS): an observational study in 61 consecutive patients
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy: prospective follow-up of 34 patients
Magnetic resonance imaging as an adjunct to triple assessment in equivocal breast disease
Does routine grading of invasive lobular cancer of the breast have same prognostic significance as for ductal cancers?
Targeted intraoperative radiotherapy (TARGIT): a novel approach to local treatment of early breast cancer
Outcome of treatment in 355 cases of pure ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
Wolfe mammographic patterns and breast cancer risk: a prospective study
Sentinel lymph node in breast cancer: lessons learnt
Sentinel node biopsy: the way ahead for small breast cancers
Ten years' experience of complex sclerosing lesions: high risk of associated malignancy
Preoperative chemotherapy and radiotherapy, plus excision (CARE) for locally advanced oesophageal carcinoma: a Phase II study
Laparoscopic splenectomy: an early experience
Magenstrasse and Mill vertical gastric stapling for morbid obesity
Morbidity and mortality after surgery for oesophagogastric malignancies - the value of a risk stratification system
COX-2 expression in Barrett's oesophagus, dysplasia and adenocarcinoma
Alterations in serum lymphocyte and plasma amino acid profile following radical oesophagectomy and gastrectomy
The role of positron emission tomography in the detection of recurrent and metastatic colorectal cancer
P53 positive colorectal carcinomas overexpress BCL2
Family history of HNPCC-spectrum cancer is associated with deficient mismatch repair
Symptomatology and fibre intake in patients with diverticular disease
Clinical response of ulcerative colitis with dietary omega-3 fatty acids: a double-blind randomized study
Anorectal fistulas in Crohn's disease: a plea for conservative management
Virtual colonoscopy: experience with two-dimensional and endoluminal three-dimensional CT assessment of colorectal cancer
Prospective evaluation of the introduction of circumferential stapled anoplasty in the management of haemorrhoids and mucosal prolapse
Marcon tube decompression of acute colonic pseudo-obstruction
Is V-Y island advancement flap suitable in the surgical treatment of chronic anal fissures?
Perfix plug hernioplasty improves the rate of daycase procedures
Splenectomy and infection prophylaxis: wide variations in practice
Suspected appendicitis in females of child-bearing age: the value of laparoscopy
The cost of a specialist nutrition nurse is offset by savings produced by significantly reducing the rate of line sepsis
Successful management of chronic pain after inguinal herniorrhaphy
Varicose vein surgery: the patients' early experiences after leaving hospital
Audit of the outcome of emergency surgery in nonagenarians
Percutaneous varicocele embolization
Inguinal hernia repair in the new millennium: the surgeon's view
The surgical registrars: learning agreements, the RITA and structured training
Laparoscopic simulation: does performance improve with increasing surgical experience?
Impact of intermittent sequential pneumatic compression (ISPC) devices on adverse cardiovascular influence of positive-pressure pneumoperitoneum
Changes in haematological and biochemical parameters after pancreas resection combined with purified or unpurified islet autotransplantation
The value of preoperative laparoscopic assessment in suspected ampullary cancer
Outcome of endoscopic treatment of acute postinflammatory pancreatic pseudocysts
Developing a prognostic index for patients with colorectal hepatic metastases
Management of polypoid lesions of the gallbladder
Training experience of higher surgical trainees in staging laparoscopy/laparoscopic USS for HPB malignancy
Operative mortality after pancreatoduodenectomy
Laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasonography in the staging of pancreatic cancer in a tertiary referral unit
Randomized placebo-controlled double-blind trial of ropivacaine in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Pancreaticoduodenectomy for cancer complications, recurrence and survival
The treatment of perianal abscess in children
Presentation and management of juvenile onset inflammatory bowel disease in the north-east of Scotland
Abdominoscrotal hydrocele in infancy: a surgical approach
Umbilical and epigastric herniae in children - is surgical repair necessary?
Spontaneous resolution of pancreatic masses in children
Side-effect profile of rapamycin in patients with chronic allograft nephropathy
Analysis of side effects after renal transplantation using either tacrolimus or Neoral immunosuppression - a prospective randomized trial
Measurement of intrarenal resistance during pulsatile machine perfusion accurately predicts warm ischaemic injury
Relative effect of acute rejection on delayed graft function in recipients of asystolic or cadaveric donor kidneys
Prospective comparison of conventional treadmill testing with pedal ergometry in patients with suspected claudication
The PADHOC: a new device for evaluating disease severity in patients with intermittent claudication
Are antihypertensive drugs associated with abdominal aortic aneurysms?
Is division of the left renal vein ever necessary in the exposure of the juxtarenal aorta?
Is profunda angioplasty safe? - a 10-year experience
Maintenance of patency following remote superficial femoral artery endarterectomy (RSFE)
Is minimally invasive saphenous vein harvesting worthwhile?
Results of an aggressive limb salvage policy in patients with infragenicular arterial occlusive disease and critical limb ischaemia
A decade of PTFE with venous collar
Audit of the management of major limb amputation in a university teaching hospital
Transaxillary rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome
Two-point discrimination aesthesiometry in patients with the hand-arm vibration syndrome
Duplex-guided thrombin injection as a treatment for iatrogenic femoral artery pseudo-aneurysms: an effective nonoperative technique in anticoagulated patients
A stitch in time: the use of vascular staples to close carotid arteriotomies
Development of a tissue-engineered small-diameter vascular graft
Deficiency in interleukin-2 production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms
Platelet activation occurs during bypass surgery for critical limb ischaemia and remains elevated postoperatively
More venous leg ulcers are healed by three-layer paste than by four-layer bandages: a randomized, controlled, prospective study