Electromagnetic stimulation improves anastomotic healing in ischaemic bowel
The condylomata conundrum
A randomised controlled trial of minor surgery in general practice and in hospital
Physiological changes in lymphatic function in the upper limb of patients undergoing surgery for breast cancer
Enteric bacteria do translocate
Effect of perioperative blood transfusion on long-term outcome of liver resection for colorectal metastasis
Preliminary results of the European Colorectal Liver Metastasis Resection Registry
Outcome of repeat oesophogastroduodenoscopy to ensure complete gastric ulcer healing
Effect of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy on cell growth and apoptosis in oesophageal adenocarcinoma
Preoperative prediction of lymph node metastases in oesophageal and gastric surgery
Role of angiogenesis and genetic polymorphism in the development of second primary squamous cancer of the oesophagus and the head and neck
Endoscopic investigation of unexplained iron deficiency anaemia
Operative approach has no significant effect on tumour clearance in oesophageal cancer
Predicting survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
Prospective comparison of definitive chemoradiation, surgery alone and multimodal therapy for oesophageal carcinoma
Has the introduction of endovascular treatment made elective repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm safer?
Rationing of referrals for varicose veins
Endoluminal therapy is the treatment of choice for recurrent long saphenous varicose veins
Use of blood products in ruptured aortic aneurysm repair
Influence of aneurysm morphology on procedure cost and hospital stay
A trial of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a supervised exercise programme for claudication
Changing indications and outcome of aorto-iliac reconstruction
Surgery increases platelet aggregation in patients with severe limb ischaemia
Plaque echolucency and plasma inflammatory markers predict embolisation during carotid angioplasty
Has the survival of breast cancer changed since the introduction of multidisciplinary meetings?
Biological markers associated with response to gefitinib (‘Iressa’) in patients with breast cancer
Low molecular weight heparins as inhibitors of carcinoma metastasis
Do changes in hormone sensitivity of breast cancer explain improved survival?
Preoperative staging for primary breast cancer (guidelines and practice)
Assessing the safety of skin-sparing mastectomy
Can 3 weeks of neoadjuvant tamoxifen therapy improve survival in breast cancer?
Ultrasound-guided mammotome biopsy by the surgeon as a treatment for single duct nipple discharge
Redesigning breast service to reduce waiting times, improve patient satisfaction and enhance the quality of care
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy feasibility study
Training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Nissen–Rossetti fundoplication for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
Laparoscopic colorectal resection in the UK
Laparoscopic pharyngolaryngoesophagectomy
Perforated appendiceal tumours presenting as pseudomyxoma peritonei syndrome
A prospective, double-blinded, randomised controlled trial comparing porcine dermal collagen with polypropylene mesh for inguinal hernia repair
Operation or observation for patients with an asymptomatic inguinal hernia
Assessment of surgical skills for open inguinal hernia repair
Assessment of technical skills in open and laparoscopic surgery
Assessing the impact of the 2-week-wait on process delays for colorectal cancer patients in a large district general hospital
Video assessment of basic surgical trainees' operative skills
Adverse events contribute significantly to the early postoperative death of patients in Scotland
Isolated limb perfusion with melphalan in the treatment of malignant melanoma of the extremities
Failure of adaptation in venous flow dynamics may account for changes in lower limb volume following reperfusion procedures
Intermittent claudication
Is it safe to follow a policy of non-surgical intervention for cervical ribs in patients with reversible chronic upper limb ischaemia?
Endovenous laser treatment of incompetent long saphenous vein
What is the early outcome following varicose vein surgery?
National service framework for renal services
Blue dye-assisted four lymph node sampling
Two-view mammography
Oestrogen receptor expression in human breast cancer during long-term fulvestrant treatment
Accuracy of subareolar mammotome biopsy in preoperative accuracy of preoperative subareolar mammotome biopsy in subcutaneous mastectomy with or without nipple preservation
Reassessment of breast cancer risk in women already attending for family history surveillance
Breast reduction surgery in the UK and Ireland
Surviving is related to COX-2 expression and recurrence in ductal carcinoma in situ
Identification of oestrogen-regulated genes in breast cancer using DNA microarrays
Open appointments as a strategy for reduced output workload in benign breast patients
Can focused parathyroidectomy based on dual imaging allow it to be done as a day case?
Total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation for secondary hyperparathyroidism
Is completion thyroidectomy following lobectomy for low-risk thyroid cancer mandatory?
The effect of AMP-activated protein kinase on success rate and glycaemic control of murine islet isografts
A pilot study to assess the use of digital photography in renal transplantation
Leucocyte depletion significantly improves renal function during reperfusion using an isolated haemoperfused porcine kidney model
Five years' experience with isolated laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity
Prospective study of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in the West of Scotland
Can vertical banded gastroplasty be undertaken in a district general hospital?
Ghrelin and gastric bypass
Prospective changes in gut hormones after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
Early band erosion. Computed tomography, contrast studies or endoscopy
Laparoscopic adjustable Swedish gastric banding after the fifth year
STAT signalling directs resolution of inflammation through NFκB inhibition
Recognition and treatment of abdominal compartment syndrome
The effectiveness, reliability and acceptability of peer marking in first-year medical students
Surgery by numbers
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours
A comparison of different methods of risk stratification in urgent and emergency surgery
A prospective study of telephone follow-up after treatment for minor anorectal conditions
Prospective study of clinical data collection using Palm Pilot and traditional paper form
Early ultrasound can reduce the length of hospital stay
POSSUM and P-POSSUM scoring systems overestimate mortality in patients with severe peritonitis treated with laparostomy plus immediate vacuum-assisted abdominal closure
Degrees in training
Prepyloric versus postpyloric feeding
Epidemiology and trends in major trauma in Northern Ireland
Is the hepatocyte growth factor regulatory system the reason for wounds becoming chronic?
How accurately can direct and indirect inguinal hernias be distinguished?
Surgical emergency review clinic
Adverse events and adverse processes
House officers in surgical training
On-table cholangiography for laparoscopic cholecystectomy
The learning curve of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
Application of laparoscopy in reversal of Hartmann's procedure
A retrospective study of open and laparoscopic incisional hernia repairs
Paediatric laparoscopic nephrectomy
Laparoscopic large-volume microwave tissue ablation of liver tumours using a novel applicator
An audit of laparoscopic colorectal resections performed in 1 year by two newly appointed consultants
Assessment of technical surgical errors committed during training courses by observational clinical human reliability assessment
Does hepatic microwave tissue ablation induce a systemic inflammatory response? An investigation with a novel microwave system
Clinical comparison of defects with that found during laparoscopic repair of ventral hernias
Dexterity analysis for the assessment of laparoscopic procedures in the operating theatre
Role of staging laparoscopy in upper gastrointestinal malignancy
Routine laparoscopic repair of primary unilateral inguinal hernias
Laparoscopic resection of gastric leiomyoma
Minimally invasive surgery
The impact of patient-controlled analgesia on day case laparoscopic cholecystectomy in an inpatient model
The relative safety of Veres needle compared to the open technique when used to establish a pneumoperioneum
The influence of a positive circumferential resection margin on the prognosis in resected oesophageal cancer
The impact of socioeconomic deprivation on the treatment of oesophageal and stomach cancer in East Anglia 1993–2001
A dampened C-reactive protein response following liver resection as an indicator of poor hepatic reserve
Validating prophylactic total gastrectomy for CDH1 germline gene mutation
Does surgery have a role in locally advanced oesophageal cancer?
Hypoxia and angiogenesis in colorectal liver metastases
The relationship between socioeconomic deprivation and oesophageal and stomach cancer incidence and survival
Outcome following re-resection for colorectal liver metastases
NF-κB activity and cytokines pattern pre- and post-chemoradiotherapy in oesophageal cancer patients
The extent of gastrectomy for open gastrojejunostomy tumours and type of reconstruction affect the duodeno-oesophageal reflux
Value of histology in a high-volume cholecystectomy unit
Hepatic resection
Mesenteric lymph duct ligation reduces red blood cell damage caused by acute pancreatitis
Acute pancreatitis
Rapid large -volume microwave tissue ablation of unresectable liver tumours using a novel applicator
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease affects voice quality
Modified D2 gastrectomy for cancer
Outcome of modified D2 gastrectomy for junctional cancer of the proximal stomach
Skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction
Clear surgical excision margins are a key factor in reducing ductal carcinoma in situ recurrence risk following breast-conserving surgery
Metastatic pathways in early breast cancer
The value of postoperative haemoglobin assessment following routine therapeutic breast cancer surgery
Breast cancer patients over the age of 80 years
Correlation of mRNA for oestrogen receptor beta variants with outcome in tamoxifen-treated breast cancer
Complication rates of skin-sparing mastectomy with immediate transverse rectus abdominis muscle flap reconstruction
Predictors of positive margins in lobular carcinoma treated with breast conservation
Wound infection prophylaxis in breast surgery
A pathological assessment of adequate margin status and predictors of residual disease in breast conservation surgery
The efficacy of ultrasound, stereotactic and clinical core biopsies in the diagnosis of breast cancer, with an analysis of false-negative cases
Simple technique to prevent dogear after mastectomy
Prospective evaluation of arm swelling following level III axillary clearance
The prognostic significance of MUC1 expression in primary breast cancer and the effect of neoadjuvant tamoxifen treatment on its expression
Breast implant salvage and lavage for the treatment of infected breast implants following immediate breast reconstruction
Raman spectroscopy is a sensitive, specific and rapid technique for the assessment of lymph node metastases in breast carcinoma
Systematic cavity shaves reduce positive margins and re-excision rates in breast-conserving surgery
Trainees' evaluation of a simulator for sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer
Creation of tolerogenic antigen presenting cells via intracellular CTLA4
Warm hypoxia-reoxygenation triggers apoptosis of human sinusoidal endothelial cells
The addition of mycophenolate and/or basiliximab to calcineurin inhibitor immunosuppression reduces the high risk of acute rejection in live donor transplants
Selection of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma for liver transplantation
Quality of life after live kidney donation
Liver resection for non-colorectal non-neuroendocrine hepatic metastases
Improving operative coding accuracy
Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients with cardiovascular symptoms
Influence of aneurysm morphology on procedure cost and hospital stay
Most patients with varicose veins have fears or concerns about the future, in addition to their presenting symptoms
Does endovenous laser treatment improve the quality of life of patients with varicose veins?
MRSA screening in vascular surgery, the way forward?
Acute systemic glutamine supplementation induces cardiac preconditioning through enhanced COX-2 activity
Relationship of ischaemia-modified albumin and cardiac troponin I during abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Intermittent chronic electrical stimulation provides sustainable functional and haemodynamic improvements in stable claudicants
Dilemma in the management of young ischemic patients with thromboangitis obliterans
Abdominal compartment syndrome after repair of ruptured aortic aneurysm
Varicose vein surgery
Single-centre experience of 400 vascular access procedures using an ‘intent to treat’ rule for reporting results
Growth factor and growth factor receptor expression in healing ischaemic ulcers
Increased hypoxia inducible factor-1alpha expression and angiogenesis in critical limb ischaemia in human
Short-term results of a prospective study of carotid artery stenting under neuroprotection and carotid endarterectomy in high-risk patients
Can preoperative duplex marking of the saphenopopliteal junction be avoided?
Peak wall stress; value and location in ruptured and non-ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
Effect of pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate on intestinal blood flow in ischaemia reperfusion injury of the intestine
Colonoscopy for screening of patients with a family history of colorectal cancer
Attenuation of colonic secretion by the calcium sensing receptor is mediated by basolateral NKCC
Colorectal cancer trends in various socioeconomic classes
Do we produce salicylates in vivo?
A prospective study to assess performance of the specialist colorectal unit
Intestinal stomas
Anal canal sensation is an important factor in the outcome of treatment with intra-anal collagen injections for patients with passive faecal leakage
Identification of upregulated genes by array analysis in the pathogenesis of ulcerative colitis
The outcome of patients with locally advanced primary and recurrent colon cancer
Day case stapled haemorrhoidopexy
An assessment of cellular response to 5-fluorouracil FLT positron emission tomography
Implication of subspecialisation on the provision of general surgical service
Immediate and long-term costs of care for dynamic graciloplasty, faecal incontinence and permanent stoma
Nurse-led colorectal clinics
Delorme's procedure for rectal prolapse
Delay in the diagnosis of proximal colon cancer
Do spontaneous apoptosis and COX-2 expression predict response of rectal cancer to neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy?
Mast cell degranulation enhances intestinal healing under ischaemic conditions
Factors influencing blood transfusion in left sided colorectal cancer surgery
Outcomes of patients undergoing emergency colorectal surgery by higher surgical trainees are comparable to those operated by consultants
Role of vector volume manometry in the management of faecal incontinence
The role of preoperative counselling in determining quality of life in patients with permanent stoma
Is diet the cause of vitamin B12 deficiency after restorative proctocolectomy?
Neoplasms escape prolonged COX-2 inhibition of tumour growth
Staging laparoscopy and intraoperative ultrasound for potentially resectable colorectal liver metastases
Electronic patient data confidentiality practices amongst surgical trainees
Impact of shift pattern and the European Working Time Directive on patient care
Soft tissue tumours of the abdomen
High-motility group box protein 1 is a late mediator of the local and systemic effects of acute pancreatitis
We still need to operate at night!
Emergency abdominal surgery
Raised faecal calprotectin levels in the presence of right iliac fossa pain warrant mandatory laparoscopy
Delay in cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstone disease results in increased morbidity and cost
Current NICE urgent referral guidelines fail to identify many patients with upper gastrointestinal cancer
The diagnosis of duct disruption and pancreatic leak with dynamic secretin-stimulated MRCP
Plasma tumour-M2-pyruvate kinase and serum carbohydrate antigen for the preoperative diagnosis of pancreatic cancer
Minimal access pancreatic necrosectomy confers a survival benefit over open surgery
Quality of life following laparoscopic 90° anterior or Nissen fundoplication
Adverse events in surgical practice
Computed tomography to assess patients with head injury
Localised infrared irradiation
NOTSS
How useful is herniography?
Preincision infiltration of local anaesthetic reduces postoperative pain with no effects on bruising and wound cosmetics in thyroid surgery
The role of white cell count and C-reactive protein in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis
Surgical performance assessment
Are generalists still required in specialised teaching hospitals?
Bascom's cleft closure
Flexible sigmoidoscopy in the community
The relationship between the systemic inflammatory response, TNM stage, adjuvant chemotherapy and survival in patients undergoing potentially curative surgery for colorectal cancer
Colovesical fistula
Does site of tumour affect quality of life in colorectal cancer?
A prospective randomized controlled trial of multimodal perioperative management protocol of patients undergoing elective colorectal resection for cancer
Electrolytes need to be monitored in the perioperative period following bowel preparation
Limited lateral anal sphincterotomy is adequate to achieve healing of chronic fissure in ano
Surgical manipulation of the large intestine increases bacterial translocation in patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery
The validity of the operative competence assessment for surgical trainees
The position of the appendix
Overall and disease-free survival following complete cytoreduction and intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal surface malignancy, predominantly of appendiceal origin, in 95 patients
Reduced survival time with prolonged hypotensive versus normotensive resuscitation
Universal SHO and SpR shift rotas adversely influence SHO operative experience
The European Working Time Directive ‘triple whammy’
Prediction of survival from carcinoma of the oesophagus and oesophagogastric junction following surgery with curative intent using an artificial neural network
Systemic inflammation is more accurate than stage in determining early prognosis in gastro-oesophageal cancer
The addition of an antireflux procedure to laparoscopic Heller's seromyotomy
Laparoscopic antireflux surgery is effective in obese patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
Tissue injury and oral taurine therapy augment epithelial progenitor cell recruitment in patients with Barrett's oesophagus
Independent prognostic factors for survival in gastric cancer surgery
Outcome of on-table repair of iatrogenic bile duct injury
A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing antireflux stents with standard stents in the palliation of lower-third oesophageal cancer
Are preoperative oesophageal pH and manometry studies necessary prior to laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication?
Identification of severe acute pancreatitis using an artificial neural network
Malnutrition in obstructive jaundice
The Nardi test for sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
Impact of technical factors on outcome of restorative proctocolectomy for familial adenomatous polyposis
Glyceryl trinitrate ointment in the treatment of early symptomatic haemorrhoids
A comparative audit of laparoscopic versus trephine stoma formation
Dealing with long colonoscopy waiting lists
Palliation of colonic obstruction using self-expanding metallic stents
Changing trends in the management of chronic anal fissure
Comparison of microvascular dysfunction between patients with diabetes and intermittent claudication
Existing delays following the presentation of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm allow sufficient time to assess patients for endovascular repair
Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair is safe and effective, but at what cost?
The effect of neuropathy and plantar pressure upon plantar cutaneous perfusion in the diabetic foot following a standard walking test
Quality of life following lymphoedema surgery
Management of acute Type B aortic dissection remains conservative despite advances in endovascular techniques
Patent is not potent! High flow rates within an arteriovenous fistula do not mean adequate dialysis
The effect of intraneural local anaesthetic infusion on postoperative analgesia requirements in major lower limb amputations
Missing the opportunity to improve survival in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms
Is medical treatment of peripheral arterial disease and coronary artery disease equivalent?
Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Using a prospective regional database to identify risk factors for an adverse outcome following carotid endarterectomy
Successful laparoscopic microwave tissue ablation of large hepatic metastasis from parathyroid carcinoma
Extra-adrenal abdominal paraganglioma
Single-centre experience of 50 consecutive adrenalectomies
Aquaporin-5 in normal and hyperhidrotic human eccrine glands
Incidence of inadvertent parathyroid gland excision during thyroid surgery
Intraoperative parathyroid hormone measurement predicts cure following total parathyroidectomy for renal hyperparathyroidism
Laparoscopic nephrectomy should now be the gold standard in live kidney donation
Controlled non-heart-beating donor in liver transplantation
Prolonged warm ischaemic time leads to significant impairment of early graft function during perfusion on an isolated haemoperfused porcine kidney model
Validation of a risk–prediction score to estimate survival on dialysis and transplantation and assist the clinical decision to list patients for a kidney transplant
Modulation of human dendritic cell function following viral vectors
Inhibition of NFkB and oxidative pathways in human dendritic cells by anti-oxidative vitamins generates regulatory T cells
Is there a valid need for the establishment of a dedicated emergency colorectal service in a district general hospital?
The role of colonoscopic surveillance following potentially curative resection for colorectal cancer
T1 colorectal cancers
Effect of changes in the threshold of investigation of anaemia on stage of proximal colon cancer
Is sleep disrupted in patients undergoing elective resection for colorectal cancer?
Complications associated with ileostomy closure
Safety of self-expanding metal stents for left-sided large bowel obstruction
Micrometastatic cells in bone marrow of patients with colorectal cancer
Does preoperative magnetic resonance imaging reduce positive circumferential resection margin in rectal cancer?
The accuracy of self-assessment by surgical trainees
Whole gut permeability in acute pancreatitis
Basic surgical training in the era of the new European Working Time Directive
Adhesions
Routine use of an ileostomy rod
Critical evaluation of the higher surgical trainee logbook Regional Analysis Database for Yorkshire
Surgeons should warm-up before operating
Contrast-enhanced intraoperative ultrasound is an essential tool during partial hepatectomy for metastases
Anaesthetics take longer than 10 years ago
Long-term follow-up after excision of radial scars and complex sclerosing lesions of the breast
Preoperative Staphylococcus aureus carriage and its influence on postoperative wound infections in breast surgery
Breast cancer trends in divergent social classes
Breast cancer targets
Prophylactic mastectomy
Is breast cancer survival improving?
Specialisation of emergency surgery in the management of perforated peptic ulcer disease
Developing assessments of surgical skills for the GMC performance procedures
Assessing the technical skills of surgical trainees
Give patients the choice
Surgical training and the new deal
Clean practice protocol
Processes of care in acute surgical admissions
Is sentinel lymph node biopsy for malignant melanoma justified?
Validation of the Modified Early Warning System for bedside monitoring of the surgical patient
Validation of a patient consultation questionnaire and derived weighted numerical score for the prioritisation of colorectal referrals in Wales
Evaluation of colonoscopy for colorectal cancer
The Manchester Health Questionnaire and its relationship to anal sphincter function
Exploring the proteome as a response predictor for rectal cancer undergoing neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy
Patient-based outcomes after dynamic graciloplasty
Magnetic resonance colonography
Ninety and still battling
The effect of colonic resection on recovery of gastrointestinal function following major abdominal surgery
Colorectal carcinoma is associated with a field change of increased apoptotic inhibition in adjacent colorectal mucosa
The long-term efficacy of intra-anal collagen injections in patients with passive faecal leakage of varying severity
Comparison of Hospital Episode Statistics with the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland colorectal cancer database
Unreasonable expectations in emergency colorectal cancer surgery?
Gallbladder carcinoma
Conservative laparoscopic treatment of splenic injuries with an absorbable mesh
Does irritable bowel syndrome affect quality of life in patients following laparoscopic cholecystectomy?
Splenectomy
Laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy
Laparoscopic versus open subtotal gastrectomy for distal gastric cancer