Traumatic aortic rupture
Adjuvant radiotherapy for rectal cancer
A meta-analysis comparing suprapubic and transurethral catheterization for bladder drainage after abdominal surgery
Nutrition and management of enterocutaneous fistula
Three-year results of a randomized clinical trial of lightweight or standard polypropylene mesh in Lichtenstein repair of primary inguinal hernia
Short-term results of a randomized clinical trial comparing Lichtenstein open repair with totally extraperitoneal laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair
Randomized clinical trial assessing the effect of Doppler-optimized fluid management on outcome after elective colorectal resection
Impact of preoperative radiochemotherapy on postoperative course and survival in patients with locally advanced squamous cell oesophageal carcinoma
Prospective evaluation of quality of life in patients with localized oesophageal cancer treated by multimodality therapy or surgery alone
Sequential arterial and portal vein embolizations before right hepatectomy in patients with cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma
Quality of life after pancreaticoduodenectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head
Decreased levels of mucosal detoxification enzymes in the pouch of patients with familial adenomatous polyposis
Incidence and patterns of recurrence after resection for cure of colonic cancer in a well defined population
Social deprivation and outcomes in colorectal cancer
The examination assessment of technical competence in vascular surgery
Technical skills examination for general surgical trainees
Randomized clinical trial of bowel preparation with a single phosphate enema or polyethylene glycol before elective colorectal surgery (Br J Surg 2006; 93: 427–433)
Randomized clinical trial of bowel preparation with a single phosphate enema or polyethylene glycol before elective colorectal surgery (Br J Surg 2006; 93: 427–433)
Randomized clinical trial of bowel preparation with a single phosphate enema or polyethylene glycol before elective colorectal surgery (Br J Surg 2006; 93: 427–433)
Randomized clinical trial to evaluate the effects of perioperative supplemental oxygen administration on the colorectal anastomosis (Br J Surg 2006; 93: 698–706)
Randomized clinical trial to evaluate the effects of perioperative supplemental oxygen administration on the colorectal anastomosis (Br J Surg 2006; 93: 698–706)
Controversies in Laparoscopic Surgery
The British Military Surgery Pocket Book
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice, 3rd edn
Principles of Operative Surgery
Scientific Surgery
N-Acetyl cysteine attenuates ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation
Overexpression of human interleukin-10 by a long acting ubiquitin-C promotor prolongs graft function in rodent lung allotransplantation
Temporary hypoxic stress protects the liver from Fas-mediated apoptosis and ischemia reperfusion injury
long-term effects of intra-hepatic islet auto- and allografts on liver parenchyma
Microvascular changes in G-CSF-supported liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy in mice
Xenotransplantation of mouse embryonic stem cells induces short-term chimerism but not tolerance to xenogeneic skin grafts in rats
Active specific immunotherapy of melanoma
Does size matter?
Pre-cultivation of engineered human nasal cartilage enhances the mechanical properties relevant for use in facial reconstructive surgery
Size limits in autologous cell-based ectopic prefabrication of engineered bone flaps in rabbits
Controlled angiogenesis by FACS-purified engineered myoblast populations expressing homogeneous VEGF levels
The anti-apoptotic protein A20 is induced by hypoxia in primary human hepatocytes via a HIF-1α independent mechanism
Novel short term hypothermic oxygenated perfusion (HOPE) system prevents injury in rat liver graft from non heart beating donor
Cholestasis protects the liver from ischemic injury and post-ischemic inflammation in the mouse
Common bile duct ligation in mice
Histological assessment of islet graft in a rat model of syngeneic intrahepatic islet transplantation
Impact of platelets in the pathogenesis of normothermic ischemia/reperfusion injury in the mouse liver
The effect of hepatic ischaemic preconditioning on intestinal ischemia-reperfusion injury and level of leptin in peripheral blood
Temporary hepatic artery clamping activates hypoxia-inducible signaling pathways and up-regulates hepatoprotective genes
Osteosynthesis of distal radial fractures in the elderly—a needless luxury?
Distal tibia shaft fractures
Combined dorsal and palmar plating for complex intra-articular distal radial fractures
Lessons learned from one thousand successive colonic resections
Laparoscopic treatment of evisceration
Intraoperative parathormone monitoring as a predictive parameter for postoperative hypocalcaemia after total thyroidectomy
Clinical and laboratory predictors of mortality in multiple trauma patients
Evaluation of the SOFA score in multiple injured patients
V.A.C.® abdominal dressing system in left-open abdomen in patients with secondary peritonitis
Polytrauma management in a regional hospital
The National Swiss Cancer Program—a survey among the heads of surgical departments in Switzerland regarding interdisciplinary tumour boards
Early laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy in complicated diverticulitis
The filmless hospital—experience at a Level I trauma centre in Switzerland
Trauma deaths within the first 24 hours after admission to a tertiary trauma center
Is the standard emergency room pelvic x-ray according to ATLS still up-to-date?
Radiological missed fractures in injured adults
Intra-operative neuromonitoring of the laryngeal nerve in thyroid surgery
Tissue adhesive versus stapler for mesh fixation in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair
Operative treatment of complex fractures of the proximal humerus in the elderly
Plasma brain natriuretic peptide levels in right ventricular dilatation and recovery after pulmonary valve insertion in corrected tetralogy
Residual ventricular septal defects after surgery
Management of decompensated severe heart failure
On-pump beating heart surgery
Mid-term results after sutureless proximal vein graft anastomosis using the PAS-Port® System
Assessment of chronotropic competent sinus rhythm after surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation
Bridge to recovery or transplantation
Routine endoscopic peripheral conduit harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting
Diagnosis of pseudoarthrosis of the sternum using magnetic resonance imaging
Value of PET in planning full-thickness chest wall resections for malignant diseases
Spontaneous oesophageal perforation (Boerhaave syndrome)
Design of “in-vivo bioreactor” for the re-epithelialization of tissue engineered trachea
FDG PET/CT in malignant pleural mesothelioma
Procalcitonin as a parameter in the postoperative course of patients with talc pleurodesis
Trimodal therapy of malignant pleural mesothelioma—recurrence and survival
Replanting the inferior mesentery artery during infrarenal aortic aneurysm repair
Edge-to-edge vascular repair
Octogenarians with critical limb ischemia
Aorto-enteric fistula after aortic prosthetic graft reconstruction
Outcome after operation of inflammatory aortic aneurysms
Comparative assessment of continuous and pulsatile ex-vivo perfusion of human saphenous vein after 14 days
EVAR for mycotic aortic aneurysms and aorto-visceral fistulae
Circle of Willis morphology on 3D time-of-flight MR angiogram is not predictive of cerebral ischemia during cross clamping in carotid endarterectomy (CEA)
Factors that predict outcome in metastatic neuroendocrine tumours
Randomized trial of Sirolimus versus Mycophenolate mofetil in a tacrolimus-based immunosuppressive protocol for simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation
Endoscopic posterior mesorectal resection
Impact of purinergic signaling on fibrosis and inflammation in chronic pancreatitis
How do Swiss endocrinologists manage primary hyperparathyroidism? A national survey on the diagnostic workup and referral practice to surgery
Influence of laparoscopy on surgical site infections (SSI)
Magnetic resonance imaging and endoscopic ultrasound in preoperative staging of rectal cancer
Surgical treatment of recurrent goitre. Analysis of 472 patients between 1972 and 2004
Results of 53 surgical decompressions of pudendal nerve neuralgia
Long-term morbidity and quality of life (QoL) after surgical treatment of chronic pancreatitis (CP)
Outcome after low anterior resection for deep pelvic endometriosis
The influence of neoadjuvant therapy on the rate of locoregional recurrence in rectal carcinoma
Mesh shrinkage after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair
A new approach—Stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) for obstructed defaecation syndrome (ODS), rectocele and mild rectal prolapse
Acute left-sided large bowel obstruction. Influence of preoperative stenting on outcome and costs
Prognostic value of protein S100 expression in gastrointestinal stromal tumor
Modern surgical and perioperative techniques together with a high case load decrease mortality and major morbidity after liver resection
Impact of surgical experience on the outcome after rectal cancer
The reversed in situ split technique. Anatomical basis for increased tumour clearance in surgery for Klatskin's tumors