Prophylactic mastectomy and the timing of breast reconstruction
Clostridium difficile infection and surgery
Preoperative tissue diagnosis for tumours of the pancreas
Detection of lymph node metastases in oesophageal cancer
Meta-analysis of adjuvant chemotherapy after radical surgery for advanced gastric cancer
Splenic infarction
Randomized clinical trial comparing decellularized bovine ureter with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene for vascular access
Impact on regional recurrence and survival of axillary surgery in women with node-negative primary breast cancer
Importance of routine cavity sampling in breast conservation surgery
Non-invasive ventilation for treatment of postoperative respiratory failure after oesophagectomy
Ten-year results of a randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic total fundoplication with or without division of the short gastric vessels
Solid pseudopapillary tumour of pancreas
Prognostic significance of insulin-like growth factor II mRNA-binding protein 3 expression in gastric adenocarcinoma
Acute pancreatitis and the influence of socioeconomic deprivation
Impact of postoperative complications on long-term outcome of curative resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
Liver dysfunction and sepsis determine operative mortality after liver resection
Dangerous halo after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and two-step hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases
Concomitant injuries are an important determinant of outcome of high-grade blunt hepatic trauma
Development and validation of a model for prediction of mortality in patients with acute burn injury
Laparoscopic peritoneal lavage for generalized peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis (Br J Surg 2008; 95: 97–101)
Laparoscopic peritoneal lavage for generalized peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis (Br J Surg 2008; 95: 97–101)
Magnetic resonance imaging and the acute abdomen (Br J Surg 2008; 95: 1193–1194)
Magnetic resonance imaging and the acute abdomen (Br J Surg 2008; 95: 1193–1194)
Long-term health-related quality of life following surgery for oesophageal cancer (Br J Surg 2008; 95: 1121–1126)
Long-term health-related quality of life following surgery for oesophageal cancer (Br J Surg 2008; 95: 1121–1126)
Recent Advances in Surgery, Part 31
Scientific surgery