August Issue and Journal Club
The August, 2013 issue of Annals of Surgery includes 2 feature articles with accompanying editorials, 1 review, 3 randomized controlled trials, 1 systematic review, and 18 additional original articles. The first feature reports on the worldwide volume and quality of surgical randomized controlled trials. The second recommends extending the indications for islet cell autotransplantation. The review article deals with the present status of organ bioengineering and regeneration.