Moving from open to laparoscopic appendicectomy
Insulin resistance in sepsis
Non-suture methods of vascular anastomosis
Interstitial ablative techniques for hepatic tumours
Bone marrow micrometastasis in breast cancer
Prevention of pleural effusion following hepatectomy using argon beam coagulation
Lesion progression with time and the effect of vascular occlusion following radiofrequency ablation of the liver
Serum antigen(s) drive the proinflammatory T cell response in acute pancreatitis
Size of the pancreatic head as a prognostic factor for the outcome of Beger's procedure for painful chronic pancreatitis
Factors predictive of 5-year survival after transarterial chemoembolization for inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma
Prognostic factors influencing surgical management and outcome of gastrointestinal stromal tumours
Evaluation of POSSUM and P-POSSUM scoring systems in patients undergoing colorectal surgery
Assessment of the accuracy of transrectal ultrasonography in anorectal neoplasia
Smoking affects the outcome of transanal mucosal advancement flap repair of trans-sphincteric fistulas
Preoperative assessment of prognostic factors in rectal cancer using high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging
Meta-analysis suggests antibiotic prophylaxis is not warranted in low-risk patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Long term results of surgery for early gastric cancer (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1035–1042)
Authors' reply: Long term results of surgery for early gastric cancer (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1035–1042)
Outcome of patients with severe chronic groin pain following repair of groin hernia (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1310–1315)
Chronic pain after laparoscopic and open mesh repair of groin hernia (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1476–1479)
Identifying patients for blood conservation strategies (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1176–1182)
Randomized study of the effectiveness of closing laparoscopic trocar wounds with octylcyanoacrylate, adhesive papertape or poliglecaprone (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1370–1375)
Meta-analysis of relaparotomy for secondary peritonitis (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1516–1524)
Pathogenesis and clinical management of hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1357–1369)
Meta-analysis of techniques for closure of midline abdominal incisions (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1350–1356)
Scientific surgery
Role of side-to-side splenorenal shunts for portal hypertensive bleeding in the era of liver transplantation
Preoperative factors affecting outcome following laparoscopic fundoplication for control of acid reflux
Role of ultrasonography, computed tomography and laparoscopic ultrasonography in the detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis
Early diagnosis of gastric cancer
Sensitivity of magnetic resonance imaging in the detection of colorectal liver metastases
Analysis of changes in the surgical treatment of oesophageal carcinoma over 20 consecutive years and their impact on outcome
Increasing age is the main predictor of outcome following pancreatic necrosectomy
Surgical results from the Wessex oesophageal cancer audit
Prognostic factors and outcome for distal bile duct cancer
Symptomatic and functional outcome 1 year after reoperative antireflux surgery for recurrent reflux, dysphagia and gas bloat
Influence of preoperative chemotherapy on recovery after hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastasis
Routine preoperative ingestion of cream prevents chylothorax following oesophagectomy
Management and outcome of concomitant vascular and bile buct injuries during cholecystectomy
Randomized comparison of ablation of Barrett's oesophagus with argon plasma coagulation versus surveillance following fundoplication
Radiofrequency-assisted liver resection
Long-term outcome following laparoscopic Toupet fundoplication
Laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasonography in the staging of patients with cholangiocarcinoma
Early results from the multicentre study of endoscopic augmentation of the lower oesophageal sphincter for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease