November 2007 - Volume 246 - Issue 5 : Annals of Surgery

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November 2007 - Volume 246 - Issue 5
pp: 693-910

The TME Trial After a Median Follow-up of 6 Years: Increased Local Control But No Survival Benefit in Irradiated Patients With Resectable Rectal Carcinoma

Peeters, Koen C.M.J.; Marijnen, Corrie A.M.; Nagtegaal, Iris D.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):693-701, November 2007.

Patterns of Technical Error Among Surgical Malpractice Claims: An Analysis of Strategies to Prevent Injury to Surgical Patients

Regenbogen, Scott E.; Greenberg, Caprice C.; Studdert, David M.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):705-711, November 2007.

Fine-Needle Aspiration May Miss a Third of All Malignancy in Palpable Thyroid Nodules: A Comprehensive Literature Review

Tee, Yoon Y.; Lowe, Adrian J.; Brand, Caroline A.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):714-720, November 2007.

Colopharyngoplasty for the Treatment of Severe Pharyngoesophageal Caustic Injuries: An Audit of 58 Patients

Chirica, Mircea; de Chaisemartin, Cécile; Goasguen, Nicolas; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):721-727, November 2007.

Hand-assisted Laparoscopic Versus Open Right Colectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Chung, Chi Chiu; Ng, Dennis Chung Kei; Tsang, Wilson Wen Chieng; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):728-733, November 2007.

Long-term Survival and Metastatic Pattern of Pancreatic and Periampullary Cancer After Adjuvant Chemoradiation or Observation: Long-term Results of EORTC Trial 40891

Smeenk, Hans G.; van Eijck, Casper H. J.; Hop, Wim C.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):734-740, November 2007.

Nonsurgical Treatment of Appendiceal Abscess or Phlegmon: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Andersson, Roland E.; Petzold, Max G.

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):741-748, November 2007.

Predictive Factors for Lymph Node Metastasis in Early Gastric Cancer With Submucosal Invasion: Analysis of a Single Institutional Experience

An, Ji Yeong; Baik, Yong Hae; Choi, Min Gew; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):749-753, November 2007.

Comparative Outcome Between Chemoradiotherapy and Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection Following Total Mesorectal Excision in Rectal Cancer

Kim, Jin C.; Takahashi, Keiichi; Yu, Chang S.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):754-762, November 2007.

Improved Outcome Due to Increased Experience and Individualized Management of Leaks After Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis

Raval, Manoj J.; Schnitzler, Margaret; O'Connor, Brenda I.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):763-770, November 2007.

Proving the Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Simulation for Training in Laparoscopic Surgery

Aggarwal, Rajesh; Ward, Jonnie; Balasundaram, Indran; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):771-779, November 2007.

Gut Hormones as Mediators of Appetite and Weight Loss After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

le Roux, Carel W.; Welbourn, Richard; Werling, Malin; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):780-785, November 2007.

Neurokinin-2 Receptor Levels Correlate With Intensity, Frequency, and Duration of Pain in Chronic Pancreatitis

Michalski, Christoph W.; Shi, Xin; Reiser, Carolin; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):786-793, November 2007.

“Infraportal” Bile Duct of the Caudate Lobe: A Troublesome Anatomic Variation in Right-sided Hepatectomy for Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma

Sugiura, Teiichi; Nagino, Masato; Kamiya, Junichi; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):794-798, November 2007.

Liver Perfusion Chemotherapy for Selected Patients at a High-Risk of Liver Metastasis After Resection of Duodenal and Ampullary Cancers

Noda, Takehiro; Ohigashi, Hiroaki; Ishikawa, Osamu; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):799-805, November 2007.

Preoperative Prognostic Score for Predicting Survival After Hepatic Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases

Malik, Hassan Z.; Prasad, K Rajendra; Halazun, Karim J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):806-814, November 2007.

Long-Term Clinical and Biochemical Follow-up in Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Single Institution's Experience Over 20 Years

Cupisti, Kenko; Wolf, Achim; Raffel, Andreas; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):815-821, November 2007.

Intravenous Injection of Trauma-Hemorrhagic Shock Mesenteric Lymph Causes Lung Injury That Is Dependent Upon Activation of the Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Pathway

Senthil, Maheswari; Watkins, Anthony; Barlos, Dimitrios; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):822-830, November 2007.

Acidosis and Coagulopathy: The Differential Effects on Fibrinogen Synthesis and Breakdown in Pigs

Martini, Wenjun Z.; Holcomb, John B.

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):831-835, November 2007.

Mechanism of Salutary Effects of Finasteride on Post-traumatic Immune/Inflammatory Response: Upregulation of Estradiol Synthesis

Frink, Michael; Hsieh, Ya-Ching; Hu, Shunhua; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):836-843, November 2007.

In Situ Preservation of Kidneys From Donors After Cardiac Death: Results and Complications

Snoeijs, Maarten G. J.; Dekkers, Angela J. E.; Buurman, Wim A.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):844-852, November 2007.

Surgical Strategy in Aortoesophageal Fistulae: Endovascular Stentgrafts and In Situ Repair of the Aorta With Cryopreserved Homografts

Topel, Ingolf; Stehr, Alexander; Steinbauer, Markus G.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):853-859, November 2007.

The Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers: A New Therapeutic Use of Iloprost

Ferrara, Filippo; Meli, Francesco; Raimondi, Francesco; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):860-865, November 2007.

Mortality After Nonemergent Major Surgery Performed on Friday Versus Monday Through Wednesday

Zare, Marc M.; Itani, Kamal M. F.; Schifftner, Tracy L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):866-874, November 2007.

Combining Administrative and Clinical Data to Stratify Surgical Risk

Fry, Donald E.; Pine, Michael; Jordan, Harmon S.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):875-885, November 2007.

Increased CCN2 Transcription in Keloid Fibroblasts Requires Cooperativity Between AP-1 and SMAD Binding Sites

Xia, Wei; Kong, Wuyi; Wang, Zhen; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):886-895, November 2007.

Tensile Forces Stimulate Vascular Remodeling and Epidermal Cell Proliferation in Living Skin

Pietramaggiori, Giorgio; Liu, Perry; Scherer, Saja S.; More

Annals of Surgery. 246(5):896-902, November 2007.