Bariatric surgery — a successful way to battle the weight crisis
Therapeutic angiogenesis
The management of insulinoma
Skin-sparing mastectomy
Tissue engineering of blood vessels
Randomized clinical trial examining psychosocial and quality of life benefits of bilateral breast reduction surgery
Randomized clinical trial of the effect of preoperative dexamethasone on nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Randomized clinical trial comparing laparoscopic and open surgery for colorectal cancer within an enhanced recovery programme
Prognostic significance of glycoprotein pMQ1 in breast cancer
Fibrinolytic risk factor clustering and insulin resistance in healthy male relatives of men with intermittent claudication
Free peritoneal tumour cells are an independent prognostic factor in curatively resected stage IB gastric carcinoma
Blockade of interleukin 6 accelerates acinar cell apoptosis and attenuates experimental acute pancreatitis in vivo
Perioperative real-time monitoring of indocyanine green clearance by pulse spectrophotometry predicts remnant liver functional reserve in resection of hepatocellular carcinoma
Lipoprotein(a), lipids and proinflammatory cytokines in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery
Impact of oedema on recovery after major abdominal surgery and potential value of multifrequency bioimpedance measurements
Routine surgical pathology in general surgery
Extranodal metastasis is an indicator of poor prognosis in patients with gastric carcinoma
Multicentre validation study of sentinel node biopsy for staging in breast cancer (Br J Surg 2005; 92: 1221-1224)
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Meta-analysis of trials comparing ximelagatran with low molecular weight heparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism after major orthopaedic surgery (Br J Surg 2005; 92: 1335-1344)
Randomized clinical trial comparing lightweight composite mesh with polyester or polypropylene mesh for incisional hernia repair (Br J Surg 2005; 92: 1488-1493)
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Frontiers in Colorectal Surgery
Scientific surgery
Pre–operative ischaemia of the long saphenous vein predisposes to intimal hyperplasia in bypass grafts through enhanced smooth muscle cell migration
Effect of low-dose (75 mg) clopidogrel on platelet reactivity, adenosine diphosphate variability, and clopidogrel resistance when given before carotid surgery
Mesenteric traction during open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair may lead to intestinal ischaemia
Adenoviral delivery of the urokinase gene promotes venous thrombus resolution
Increased hypoxia-inducible factor–1–alpha and localization of erythropoietin in human critical leg ischaemia
In vivo attenuation of myointimal hyperplasia using transforming growth factor beta 3
Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT) or surgery for varicose veins? A randomized controlled trial in patients with saphenofemoral and long saphenous incompetence
Topical bupivacaine in the long saphenous vein tract provides excellent analgesia
A hybrid screening programme for clinically significant abdominal aortic aneurysms
Results of open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) repair via a left upper quadrant transverse transperitoneal minilaparotomy incision
The constitutive procoagulant and hypofibrinolytic state in patients with intermittent claudication significantly improves with percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty
Acquisition of endovascular skills by consultant vascular surgeons