Legislative threat to clinical science–the obfuscation and de-identification of protected health information
Uncovering occult operative morbidity and mortality
Drawbacks of endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy
Chronic anal fissure
Randomized clinical trial of the use of a prosthetic mesh to prevent parastomal hernia
Randomized clinical trial of morbidity after D1 and D3 surgery for gastric cancer
Risk-adjusted prediction of operative mortality in oesophagogastric surgery with O-POSSUM
Comparison of old and new TNM systems for nodal staging in adenocarcinoma of the gastro-oesophageal junction
Right hemicolectomy does not confer a survival advantage in patients with mucinous carcinoma of the appendix and peritoneal seeding
Routine day-case laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Management of blunt liver trauma in a tertiary referral centre
Chinese experience with hepatectomy for huge hepatocellular carcinoma
Predictors of extrahepatic recurrence after resection of colorectal liver metastases
Impact of radiofrequency ablation on the management of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma in a specialized centre
Sequential changes in plasma selenium concentration after cadaveric renal transplantation
Hand-assisted laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy
Adverse histopathological findings as a guide to patient management after curative resection of node-positive colonic cancer
Microvessel density, cyclo-oxygenase 2 expression, K-ras mutation and p53 overexpression in colonic cancer
Convalescence after inguinal herniorrhaphy
Carcinogenic potential of commonly used hernia repair prostheses in an experimental model
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Author's reply
Arterial problems in athletes (Br J Surg 2003; 90: 1461–1469)
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Systematic Reviews to Support Evidence-based Medicine. How to Review and Apply Findings of Healthcare Research
Scientific Surgery
Cancellations for thyroid surgery
Thyroid reoperations for recurrent multinodular goitre. A retrospective analysis from 372 reinterventions
Surgical treatment of thyroid diseases in elderly patients
Does thyroidectomy exacerbate or relieve globus pharyngeus?
Conservative management of thyroid nodules
Ultrasound-guided versus standard fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the evaluation of thyroid nodules
Early molecular diagnosis of throid cancer
Osteoprotegerin is a survival factor for thyroid cancer cells in vitro
Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy without intraoperative parathyroid hormone measurement
The effect of intraoperative intact parathyroid hormone measurement on surgical strategy in hyperparathyroidism
Prediction of uniglandular disease in primary hyperparathyroidism
Unilateral surgery for hyperparathyroidism
Concordant parathyroid localization
Negative preoperative localization studies are highly predictive of multiglandular disease in sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism
Fine-needle aspiration and intraparathyroid intact parathyroid hormone measurement for reoperative parathyroid surgery
Intraparathyroid cyst
Expression of matrix metalloproteinases and galectin-3 in parathyroid tumours – results of a preliminary immunohistochemical study
Skipping lymph node metastases in patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma
Papillary and medullary thyroid cancer in childhood and adolescence
Endocrine tumours in familial adenomatous polyposis
Bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy for adrenocorticotrophin-dependent hypercortisolism
Is iodine-131 m-iodobenzylguanidine scanning useful in localization of sporadic phaeochromocytoma?
Genetically driven insulinomas in adults or supposed to be of genetic origin