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The Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial : bigger study, better evidence
Molecular stool screening for colorectal cancer
Perianal Crohn's disease
Endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm
Epidural analgesia in gastrointestinal surgery
Randomized clinical trial of low molecular weight heparin with thigh-length or knee-length antiembolism stockings for patients undergoing surgery
Randomized clinical trial of the effect of pneumoperitoneum on cardiac function and haemodynamics during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Intraperitoneal and intraluminal microdialysis in the detection of experimental regional intestinal ischaemia
Advantages of laparoscopic stented choledochorrhaphy over T-tube placement
Assessment of respiratory symptoms with dual pH monitoring in patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
Belgian experience with dynamic graciloplasty for faecal incontinence
Stereoscopic vision provides a significant advantage for precision robotic laparoscopy
Sentinel lymph node detection in primary melanoma with preoperative dynamic lymphoscintigraphy and intraoperative γ probe guidance
Ten-year experience of carbon dioxide laser ablation as treatment for cutaneous recurrence of malignant melanoma
Letter 1 : Safety lessons taken from the airlines (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 393–394)
Letter 2 : Safety lessons taken from the airlines (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 393–394)
Letter 1 : Randomized clinical study of the use of a prosthetic mesh to prevent parastomal hernia (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 280–282)
Letter 2 : Randomized clinical study of the use of a prosthetic mesh to prevent parastomal hernia (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 280–282)
Optimal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer is by dissection in front of Denonvilliers' fascia (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 121–123)
Letter 1 : Focused parathyroid surgery with intraoperative parathyroid hormone measurement as a day-case procedure (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 78–82)
Letter 2 : Focused parathyroid surgery with intraoperative parathyroid hormone measurement as a day-case procedure (Br J Surg 2004; 91 Professor 78–82)
Scientific Surgery
Tat-Her2/neu transduced DC induce a specific immune response and a reduction of tumor growth in breast cancer bearing mice
E2F-1 interaction with human telomerase reverse transcriptase (HTERT) expression predicts survival after colorectal liver metastases resection
Platelets : a novel pathway of liver regeneration
Heme Oxygenase-1 (HO-1) inhibition sensitizes pancreatic cancer to adjuvant treatment
Glucose-dependent hepatic insulin expression in STZ-induced diabetic mice after systemic plasmid DNA gene transfer
Treatment of fulminant liver failure by transplantation of microencapsulated primary or immortalized xenogeneic hepatocytes
Humoral and cellular immune responses in stage III-IV melanoma patients : implications for immunotherapy
NY-ESO-1/LAGE-1 tumor associated antigen expression in clinical samples : a tissue microarray study
Magnetic resonance imaging provides accurate volume determination in regenerating mouse livers
Molecular biology of squamous cell carcinoma of the anus : a comparison of HIV positive and HIV negative patients
Retransplantation of discordant xenogeneic islets using costimulatory blockade
Different etiology of steatosis has different tolerance to ischemic-reperfusion injury
Pancreatic islet engraftment after intrahepatic transplantation : Evidence of early graft loss in a syngeneic rat model
TNF-mediated regulation of intracranial IL-18 in traumatic brain injury : a clinical and experimental study
Hepatocyte specific metabolic activity can be induced in adult liver stem cells isolated from rodent bone marrow
Regulation of neutrophil apoptosis in patients with sepsis by STAT-3
Two colons—two cancers paradigm shift and clinical implications
Diagnosis of occult scaphoid fracture with high-spatial-resolution sonography. A prospective blind study
Intramedullary nailing (TEN®) for midclavicular fractures in athletic patients : indications, technical pitfalls and early results
The PHILOS for complex fractures of the proximal humerus : is angular stability really the key to better functional results?
Endoscopic carpal tunnel release as a standard treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome : 8 years' experience with the Chow technique
Dorsal double plating for distal radius fractures : differential indication and experience with 2·4 locking plates
Implementing a whole-body multi-slice CT in the initial management of polytraumatized patients—do we reduce time for diagnostic workup?
Videotaping of trauma patients in the resuscitation room–a useful tool for quality improvement?
External fixation in multifragmentary clavicular shaft fractures
Totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernioplasty using a non fixed anatomical slit polyester mesh : PARIETEX® ADP2
Flexible endomedullary nailing of mid-third clavicular fractures : surgery for a fracture that needs no surgery?
Experience with the locking compression plate (LCP) in fracture treatment of osteoporotic bone
Necrotizing fasciitis of upper extremity and chest wall
Experience with routine monitoring of intracompartmental pressure and selective fasciotomy in minimally invasive osteosynthesis of tibial fractures
Laparoscopic repair of ventral hernias : a preliminary study
Proximal humerus fractures in elderly : claim and reality of an anatomical fixation system with angular stability (PHILOS)
Soft tissue sarcoma of the extremities and the retroperitoneum : results of treatment with special regard of impact factors for local recurrence
HPV typisation of condylomata accuminata and recurrent disease
Outcome following plate-osteosynthesis of comminuted intraarticular distal radius fractures
Superior flow pattern of internal thoracic artery over saphenous vein grafts during opcab procedures
Conversion of off-pump surgery to extracorporeal circulation : the importance of the LAD bypass in patients with severe coronary artery pathology
Evaluation of early graft-patency with multislice spiral computed tomography after CABG
Preoperative optimization with nesiritide (BNP) in high-risk mitral valve surgery
“Lifesight” improves concentration and reaction time in surgery
Impact of surgical technique on right ventricular function : Comparison of on-pump versus off-pump coronary revascularization; an echocardiographic study
The prognostic value of preoperative B-type natriuretic peptide in patients undergoing coronary bypass surgery
Risk for embolization at aortic cross clamping : intra aortic filter captures particulate emboli
Intravascular near-infrared spectroscopy is applicable for ischemia and reperfusion monitoring during off-pump coronary bypass surgery
Intrathoracic photodynamic therapy on malignant mesothelioma bearing rats
Intraoperative photodynamic therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma : comparison of mTHPC versus Verteprofine in an experimental setting
Thoracoscopic treatment of pulmonary sequestration : is it a safe operation?
Incidence and prevention of bronchial stump fistula after pneumonectomy in patients with and without neo-adjuvant chemotherapy
Patterns of recurrence after video-thoracoscopic treatment in patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax
The treatment of primary spontaneous pneumothorax in Switzerland : results of a survey
Long-term results after unilateral lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema
Neoadjuvant cisplatin based chemotherapy versus radiochemotherapy for stage iii (n2) NSCLC : comparison of postoperative mortality, mediastinal downstaging and survival
Vascular tissue engineering using synthetic biodegradable scaffolds
Peripheral vascular bypass operation using autologous endothelialized PTFE prosthesis
Gluteal ischemia—serious complication after infrarenal aortic surgery?
Effect of bi-functional polymer coating on thrombogenicity of synthetic coronary grafts
Endoprosthesis and IVUS : the tools for straightforward repair of traumatic aortic rupture
Detection of phaeochromocytoma : what is the most sensitive test?
Change of treatment strategy for colorectal liver metastasis by a novel PET/CT imaging technique
Peritoneal cavity exploration during a routine laparoscopic procedure
Objective ability measurement : a systematic assessment of surgical trainees
Neoadjuvant short-term radiotherapy of low rectal cancer impairs healing of rectal anastomoses after low anterior resection
Hepatocellular adenoma in adults : management of single-uncomplicated, multiple and ruptured tumors
Comparison of morbidity between Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (SLNB) alone versus axillary dissection in early breast cancer : a prospective Swiss multicenter trial of 423 patients
Value of abdominal CT-scan in the emergency department for non-traumatic abdominal pain in adults
Twenty Years of liver transplantation in Bern and in Switzerland
Frozen section in thyroid surgery
Left-sided elective colorectal surgery with primary anastomosis without mechanical bowel preparation—meta-analysis
Quality of life after ileal pouch–anal anastomosis : comparison of patients with familial adenomatous polyposis and ulcerative colitis
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis : a prospective 7-year multicenter analysis of 5289 procedures
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is superior to laparoscopic gastric banding
Is there a way of sparing Selective Radical lymph Node Dissection (SRND) to melanoma patients with positive sentinel nodes (SN)?
Is prophylactic drainage useful after gastrointestinal surgery?
Integrated Positron-Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography (PET/CT) in gallbladder and bile duct cancer
Impact of concomitant unilateral portal vein ligation on selective intra-arterial chemotherapy for downstaging of liver metastasis from colorectal cancer
Thirteen years of surgical therapy of pancreatic carcinoma : a review
Renal transplant patients have a higher risk of developing complicated diverticulitis compared to non-transplant patients
Natural history of paraoesophageal hiatal hernia
Quality of life after sacral nerve stimulation in patients with faecal incontinence