Prizes and Awards at International Surgical Week ISW 2009 in Adelaide, Australia, September 6–10, 2009
ISS/SIC Donors July 2008 thru June 2009
2009 Acknowledgements
Strengthening Prehospital Trauma Care in the Absence of Formal Emergency Medical Services
Current Patterns of Prehospital Trauma Care in Kampala, Uganda and the Feasibility of a Lay-First-Responder Training Program
Management of Liver Trauma
A Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials Assessing the Prophylactic Use of Ceftriaxone. A Study of Wound, Chest, and Urinary Infections
A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Assessing the Prophylactic Use of Ceftriaxone. A Study of Wound, Chest and Urinary Infections
Use of Botulinum Toxin Type A Before Abdominal Wall Hernia Reconstruction
Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Chewing-Gum Therapy in the Reduction of Postoperative Paralytic Ileus Following Gastrointestinal Surgery
Increasing Detection and Increasing Incidence in Thyroid Cancer
Retromammary Approach for Endoscopic Resection of Benign Breast Lesions
Ultrasound-Guided Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy System for Diagnosis and Minimally Invasive Excision of Intraductal Papilloma Without Nipple Discharge
Predictors of Primary Breast Abscesses and Recurrence
A Phase I Study of Intraoperative Radiotherapy for Early Breast Cancer in Japan
Management and Surgical Resection for Tumors of the Trachea and Carina: Experience with 32 Patients
Reexcision of Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Sufficient Local Control but Increased Rate of Metastasis
Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Esophageal Cancer: A Review of Meta-Analyses
Multi-Factor Investigation of Early Postoperative Cardiac Arrhythmia for Elderly Patients with Esophageal or Cardiac Carcinoma
Impact of Gender and Age on the Long-Term Outcome of Laparoscopic Fundoplication
Intermittent Pringle Maneuver and Hepatic Function: Perioperative Monitoring by Noninvasive ICG-Clearance
Complement and Neutrophil Function Changes After Liver Resection in Humans
Chronic Schistosomiasis Japonica is an Independent Adverse Prognostic Factor for Survival in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients Who Have Undergone Hepatic Resection: Clinicopathological and Prognostic Analysis of 198 Consecutive Patients
Incidental Gallbladder Carcinoma Diagnosed During or After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Incidental Gallbladder Cancer Diagnosed Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
“Paraduodenal” Pancreatitis: Results of Surgery on 58 Consecutives Patients from a Single Institution
How Do We Predict the Clinically Relevant Pancreatic Fistula After Pancreaticoduodenectomy?—An Analysis in 244 Consecutive Patients
Experience with Reversed L-Shaped Incision for Right Hemicolectomy Combined with Liver Resection
Hybrid Hand-Assisted Colectomy for Transverse Colon Cancer: A Useful Technique for Non-Expert Laparoscopic Surgeons
Accuracy of MRI and 18F-FDG PET/CT for Restaging After Preoperative Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer
Lymph Node Harvest in Colon Cancer: Influence of Microsatellite Instability and Proximal Tumor Location
The Lymph Node Ratio Is a Powerful Prognostic Factor of Node-Positive Colon Cancers Undergoing Potentially Curative Surgery
Report of 2,087,915 Surgical Admissions in U.S. Children: Inpatient Mortality Rates by Procedure and Specialty
Effectiveness of a 5-Day External Stenting Protocol on Urological Complications After Renal Transplantation
Inflammation and Nutritional Risk: A Feature to Consider in Planned Oncologic Surgery
Malnutrition, Inflammation: Which Parameter Is Interesting to Detect in Planned Oncologic Surgery?
Tensiometry as a Decision Tool for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with Component Separation: Letter to the Editor
Modified Component Separation with One Rectus Abdominis Muscle: Reply to Letter
The Complete Recovery Room Book, Edited by Anthea Hatfield and Michael Tronson
Operative Anatomy, Third Edition, Carol E. H. Scott-Conner and David L. Dawson
Training in Surgery, Matthew D. Gardiner and Neil R. Borely (eds)
Erratum to: Public Health and Policy Issues of Hernia Surgery in Africa