January 2012 - Volume 255 - Issue 1
pp: 1-188
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Hospital Quality and the Cost of Inpatient Surgery in the United States

Birkmeyer, John D.; Gust, Cathryn; Dimick, Justin B.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):1-5, January 2012.



Long-Term Results of a Randomized, Observation-Controlled, Phase III Trial of Adjuvant Interferon Alfa-2b in Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Curative Resection

Chen, Li-Tzong; Chen, Miin-Fu; Li, Lung-An; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):8-17, January 2012.

Topical Diltiazem Cream Versus Botulinum Toxin A for the Treatment of Chronic Anal Fissure: A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial

Samim, Morsal; Twigt, Bas; Stoker, Lennart; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):18-22, January 2012.

Prospective Randomized Phase II Trial of Accelerated Reepithelialization of Superficial Second-Degree Burn Wounds Using Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

Ottomann, Christian; Stojadinovic, Alexander; Lavin, Philip T.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):23-29, January 2012.

Simulator Training to Automaticity Leads to Improved Skill Transfer Compared With Traditional Proficiency-Based Training: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Stefanidis, Dimitrios; Scerbo, Mark W.; Montero, Paul N.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):30-37, January 2012.


Core Needle Biopsy Rate for New Cancer Diagnosis in an Interdisciplinary Breast Center: Evaluation of Quality of Care 2007–2008

Linebarger, Jared H.; Landercasper, Jeffrey; Ellis, Richard L.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):38-43, January 2012.


Effects of the Introduction of the WHO “Surgical Safety Checklist” on In-Hospital Mortality: A Cohort Study

van Klei, W. A.; Hoff, R. G.; van Aarnhem, E. E. H. L.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):44-49, January 2012.

Stage Migration Effect on Survival in Gastric Cancer Surgery With Extended Lymphadenectomy: The Reappraisal of Positive Lymph Node Ratio as a Proper N-Staging

Kong, Seong-Ho; Lee, Hyuk-Joon; Ahn, Hye Seong; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):50-58, January 2012.

Reflux and Belching After 270 Degree Versus 360 Degree Laparoscopic Posterior Fundoplication

Broeders, Joris A.; Bredenoord, Albert J.; Hazebroek, Eric J.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):59-65, January 2012.

Single-Incision Versus Standard Multiport Laparoscopic Colectomy: A Multicenter, Case-Controlled Comparison

Champagne, Bradley J.; Papaconstantinou, Harry T.; Parmar, Stavan S.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):66-69, January 2012.

Distribution of Lymph Node Metastases Is an Independent Predictor of Survival for Sigmoid Colon and Rectal Cancer

Huh, Jung Wook; Kim, Young Jin; Kim, Hyeong Rok

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):70-78, January 2012.

Infusion of CD133+ Bone Marrow–Derived Stem Cells After Selective Portal Vein Embolization Enhances Functional Hepatic Reserves After Extended Right Hepatectomy: A Retrospective...

Esch, Jan Schulte am; Schmelzle, Moritz; Fürst, Günther; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):79-85, January 2012.

Angiogenesis in Synchronous and Metachronous Colorectal Liver Metastases: The Liver as a Permissive Soil

van der Wal, Gesiena E.; Gouw, Annette S. H.; Kamps, Jan A. A. M.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):86-94, January 2012.

Perineural Invasion and Lymph Node Involvement as Indicators of Surgical Outcome and Pattern of Recurrence in the Setting of Preoperative Gemcitabine-Based Chemoradiation Therapy...

Takahashi, Hidenori; Ohigashi, Hiroaki; Ishikawa, Osamu; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):95-102, January 2012.

Correlation Between Radiographic Classification and Pathological Grade of Portal Vein Wall Invasion in Pancreatic Head Cancer

Nakao, Akimasa; Kanzaki, Akiyuki; Fujii, Tsutomu; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):103-108, January 2012.

Incorporation of Sentinel Lymph Node Metastasis Size Into a Nomogram Predicting Nonsentinel Lymph Node Involvement in Breast Cancer Patients With a Positive Sentinel Lymph Node

Mittendorf, Elizabeth A.; Hunt, Kelly K.; Boughey, Judy C.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):109-115, January 2012.

Regional Recurrence in Breast Cancer Patients With Sentinel Node Micrometastases and Isolated Tumor Cells

Pepels, Manon J.; de Boer, Maaike; Bult, Peter; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):116-121, January 2012.

In-Transit Intramammary Sentinel Lymph Nodes From Malignant Melanoma of the Trunk

Lyo, Victoria; Jaigirdar, Adnan A.; Thummala, Suresh; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):122-127, January 2012.

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Patients With Thin Primary Cutaneous Melanoma

Murali, Rajmohan; Haydu, Lauren E.; Quinn, Michael J.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):128-133, January 2012.

Development and Validation of a Novel Stratification Tool for Identifying Cancer Patients at Increased Risk of Surgical Site Infection

Anaya, Daniel A.; Cormier, Janice N.; Xing, Yan; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):134-139, January 2012.

Preclinical Investigation of Nanoparticle Albumin-Bound Paclitaxel as a Potential Treatment for Adrenocortical Cancer

Demeure, Michael J.; Stephan, Elizabeth; Sinari, Shripad; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):140-146, January 2012.

A Functional Variant of Lipopolysaccharide Binding Protein Predisposes to Sepsis and Organ Dysfunction in Patients with Major Trauma

Zeng, Ling; Gu, Wei; Zhang, An-qiang; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):147-157, January 2012.

Mechanisms of Indirect Acute Lung Injury: A Novel Role for the Coinhibitory Receptor, Programmed Death-1

Monaghan, Sean F.; Thakkar, Rajan K.; Heffernan, Daithi S.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):158-164, January 2012.

National Variation in Outcomes and Costs for Splenic Injury and the Impact of Trauma Systems: A Population-Based Cohort Study

Hamlat, Christian A.; Arbabi, Saman; Koepsell, Thomas D.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):165-170, January 2012.

Microvascular Blood Flow Changes in the Small Intestinal Wall During Conventional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Using a Protective Disc Over...

Lindstedt, Sandra; Malmsjö, Malin; Hansson, Johan; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):171-175, January 2012.

Use of Mesh During Ventral Hernia Repair in Clean-Contaminated and Contaminated Cases: Outcomes of 33,832 Cases

Choi, Jacqueline J.; Palaniappa, Nandini C.; Dallas, Kai B.; More

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):176-180, January 2012.

Synthetic Vascular Hemodialysis Access Versus Native Arteriovenous Fistula: A Cost-Utility Analysis

Rosas, Sylvia E.; Feldman, Harold I.

Annals of Surgery . 255(1):181-186, January 2012.



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