Tribute to two Chairmen
Surgical wisdom
Gene therapy in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease
Systematic review of exercise training or percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for intermittent claudication
Systematic review and meta-analysis of the use of lightweight versus heavyweight mesh in open inguinal hernia repair
Systematic review and meta-analysis of the use of lightweight versus heavyweight mesh in open inguinal hernia repair ( Br J Surg 2012; 99: 29–37)
Randomized clinical trial of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, supervised exercise and combined treatment for intermittent claudication due to femoropopliteal arterial disease
Randomized clinical trial of a brief psychological intervention to increase walking in patients with intermittent claudication
Randomized clinical trial of a brief psychological intervention to increase walking in patients with intermittent claudication ( Br J Surg 2012; 99: 49–56)
Multicentre study of the quality of a large administrative data set and implications for comparing death rates
Use of Hospital Episode Statistics to investigate abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
First-year results of a national abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme in a single centre
Tumour-related factors and prognosis in breast cancer detected by screening
Extended surgery for advanced pancreatic endocrine tumours
Persisting symptoms after intrathoracic anastomotic leak following oesophagectomy for cancer
Effect of the definition of type II diabetes remission in the evaluation of bariatric surgery for metabolic disorders
Early intraperitoneal metabolic changes and protease activation as indicators of pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy
Assessment of haemorrhoidal artery network using colour duplex imaging and clinical implications
Assessment of haemorrhoidal artery network using colour duplex imaging and clinical implications ( Br J Surg 2012; 99: 112–118)
Case-matched series of enhanced versus standard recovery pathway in minimally invasive colorectal surgery
High tie in anterior resection for rectal cancer confers no increased risk of anastomotic leakage
Transanal specimen extraction in robotic rectal cancer surgery
Outcomes following surgery without radiotherapy for rectal cancer
Systematic review and meta-analysis of intraoperative versus preoperative endoscopic sphincterotomy in patients with gallbladder and suspected common bile duct stones ( Br J Surg 2011; 98: 908–916)
Authors' reply: Systematic review and meta-analysis of intraoperative versus preoperative endoscopic sphincterotomy in patients with gallbladder and suspected common bile duct stones ( Br J Surg 2011; 98: 908–916)
Polymorphisms in the toll-like receptor 9 gene associated with sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction after major blunt trauma ( Br J Surg 2011; 98: 1252–1259)
Author's reply: Polymorphisms in the toll-like receptor 9 gene associated with sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction after major blunt trauma ( Br J Surg 2011; 98: 1252–1259)
Effect of type of alcoholic beverage in causing acute pancreatitis ( Br J Surg 2011; 98: 1609–1616)
Author's reply: Effect of type of alcoholic beverage in causing acute pancreatitis ( Br J Surg 2011; 98: 1609–1616)
Scientific surgery
Corrigendum: Impact of breast surgery on survival in women presenting with metastatic breast cancer