Using information technology to improve surgical safety
Angiogenesis and neoplastic transformation of Barrett's epithelium
Postoperative mortality following oesophagectomy and problems in reporting its rate
Systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials assessing spinal cord stimulation for inoperable critical leg ischaemia
A review of clinical guidelines
Low molecular weight heparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after abdominal surgery
Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic versus open fundoplication for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
Randomized clinical trial of the effects of preoperative and postoperative oral nutritional supplements on clinical course and cost of care
D-dimer testing in patients with suspected acute thromboembolic occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery
Oesophagocardioplasty for residual dysphagia following multiple pneumatic dilatations for achalasia
Effect of surveillance of Barrett's oesophagus on the clinical outcome of oesophageal cancer
Value of positron emission tomography in the diagnosis of recurrent oesophageal carcinoma
Ineffective oesophageal motility does not affect the clinical outcome of open Nissen fundoplication
Prospective study of routine contrast radiology after total gastrectomy
Major resection for chronic pancreatitis in patients with vascular involvement is associated with increased postoperative mortality
Urinary trypsinogen activation peptide as a marker of severe acute pancreatitis
Induction of adhesion molecule expression in liver ischaemia–reperfusion injury is associated with impaired hepatic parenchymal microcirculation
Prognostic significance of both surgical and pathological assessment of curative resection for rectal cancer
Mortality and morbidity of planned relaparotomy versus relaparotomy on demand for secondary peritonitis
Detection of circulating oesophageal squamous cancer cells in peripheral blood and its impact on prognosis
Laparoscopically assisted distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer in the elderly
Factors influencing survival after resection of pulmonary metastases from colorectal cancer
Critical evaluation of the different staging systems for hepatocellular carcinoma (Br J Surg 2004; 91:400-408)
Drawbacks of endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 264-269)
Long-term outcome following loose-seton technique for external sphincter preservation in complex anal fistula (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 476-480)
Chronic anal fissure (Br J Surg 2004; 91: 270-279)
Erratum
Care of the critically ill surgical patient. 2nd Edn
Organ preservation and transplant surgery
Manual of definitive surgical trauma care
Scientific surgery
A randomized controlled trial of four-layer and short-stretch compression bandages for venous leg ulcers ‘VenUS I’
Venous surgery : not the answer for the majority of gaiter leg ulcers
Saphenofemoral disconnection : do vascular trainees perform better?
Duplex-defined anatomy of the saphenopopliteal junction
A randomized controlled trial to compare hook phlebectomy with transilluminated powered phlebectomy
Late results of a randomized controlled trial of stripping the long saphenous vein
Point of care testing of aspirin resistance in patients with vascular disease
Interleukin 6 production during abdominal aortic aneurysm repair arises from the gastrointestinal tract and not the lower limbs
ABCA1 in atherosclerosis; gene and protein expression
High-resolution MRI can identify unstable carotid plaques before surgery
Expansive vascular remodelling in experimental vein grafts
Oxidative and hypoxic stress on the vascular endothelium—a protective role of statins
Nicotine and endogenous acetylcholine enhance the angiogenic response to hypoxia
Vascular access provision in the UK compared to Europe—the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study ‘DOPPS’
Randomized controlled trial of acute normovolaemic haemodilution ‘ANH’ in elective aortic reconstruction
Improvement in operative training since the introduction of the Calman plan
Provision of vascular surgery : survey of attitudes of consultant general surgeons and trainees
The impact of training on outcomes in arteriovenous fistula surgery
The effect of implementing the European Working Time Directive on vascular surgery
Vascular emergencies in the European Working Time Directive and seamless training grade : will new ‘general consultants’ cope?
The European Board of Surgery qualification in vascular surgery : factors affecting the technical skill of examination candidates
Aneurysm diameter ‘D max’ and survival after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair ‘EVAR’ : size matters
UK and EUROSTAR thoracic stenting registries—combined experience
The treatment of mycotic aortic aneurysms with endoluminal grafts
Intraoperative autotransfusion reduces the incidence of infection and systemic inflammatory response syndrome following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair : results of a single-centre randomized controlled trial
A comparison of survival in men undergoing elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair whose aneurysms were detected by ultrasound screening with those whose aneurysms were found incidentally
Aortic endarterectomy : a lost art?
Treating claudication—a randomized controlled trial
Are infrainguinal bypass and angioplasty comparable for the critical and subcritical ischaemic limb?
Elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair and socioeconomic deprivation
A comparison of the short- and medium-term results from abdominal aortic aneurysm screening
Can the on-call anaesthetist help improve outcome after surgery for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm ‘rAAA’?
The suitability of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm for endovascular repair
Risk factor management in UK claudicants
Prevalence of glucose intolerance in patients with peripheral vascular disease
Heparin-bonded Dacron or polytetrafluoroethylene for femoropopliteal bypass : 5-year results of a prospective randomized multicentre clinical trial
Duplex surveillance of femorodistal bypass vein grafts is of no benefit
Abdominal aortic aneurysm benchmarking by Dr Foster—a cause for concern?
Risk-adjusted predictive models of mortality after index vascular operations using a minimal data set
Rapid assessment of patients with acute cerebrovascular events using a ward-based portable carotid duplex scanner ‘Sonosite’
Natural history of asymptomatic carotid artery stenoses; a 20-year study
A randomized trial of vein versus Dacron patch closure following carotid endarterectomy : 3-year outcome data
Combined carotid endarterectomy and coronary artery bypass grafting : should we be doing this?
Carotid endarterectomy ‘CEA’ following publication of the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial ‘ACST’; how many more operations will be needed?
The role of carotid endarterectomy in the endovascular era
Supra-aortic trunk disease : clinical experience and long-term follow-up of extra-anatomical bypass grafting compared with angioplasty
Anterior scalenectomy is beneficial in first but not cervical rib resections for thoracic outlet syndrome
Outcome after upper limb revascularization