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October 2003 - Volume 238 - Issue 4
pp: 447-639

The Leapfrog Volume Criteria May Fall Short in Identifying High-Quality Surgical Centers

Christian, Caprice K.; Gustafson, Michael L.; Betensky, Rebecca A.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):447-457, October 2003.

Clinical and Pathologic Response of Barrett's Esophagus to Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery

Oelschlager, Brant K.; Barreca, Marc; Chang, Lilly; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):458-466, October 2003.

Effect of Laparoscopic Roux-En Y Gastric Bypass on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Schauer, Philip R; Burguera, Bartolome; Ikramuddin, Sayeed; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):467-485, October 2003.

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: Outcomes in 222 Patients

Luketich, James D.; Alvelo-Rivera, Miguel; Buenaventura, Percival O.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):486-495, October 2003.

One Hundred In Situ Split-Liver Transplantations: A Single-Center Experience

Yersiz, Hasan; Renz, John F.; Farmer, Douglas G.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):496-505, October 2003.

Liver Resection as a Bridge to Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma on Cirrhosis: A Reasonable Strategy?

Adam, René; Azoulay, Daniel; Castaing, Denis; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):508-519, October 2003.

Kidney Transplantation Under a Tolerogenic Regimen of Recipient Pretreatment and Low-Dose Postoperative Immunosuppression With Subsequent Weaning

Shapiro, Ron; Jordan, Mark L.; Basu, Amit; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):520-525, October 2003.

Thin Melanomas: Predictive Lethal Characteristics From a 30-Year Clinical Experience

Kalady, Matthew F.; White, Rebekah R.; Johnson, Jeffrey L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):528-537, October 2003.

Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Lymphadenectomy for Early-Stage Melanoma: Therapeutic Utility and Implications of Nodal Microanatomy and Molecular Staging for Improving the Accuracy of Detection of Nodal Micrometastases

Morton, Donald L.; Hoon, Dave S. B.; Cochran, Alistair J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):538-550, October 2003.

Natural History of ≥60% Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis in Patients With Contralateral Carotid Occlusion

AbuRahma, Ali F.; Metz, Matthew J.; Robinson, Patrick A.

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):551-562, October 2003.

Ewing Sarcoma/Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of the Chest Wall: Impact of Initial Versus Delayed Resection on Tumor Margins, Survival, and Use of Radiation Therapy

Shamberger, Robert C.; LaQuaglia, Michael P.; Gebhardt, Mark C.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):563-568, October 2003.

One-Stage Transanal Soave Pullthrough for Hirschsprung Disease: A Multicenter Experience With 141 Children

Langer, Jacob C.; Durrant, Audrey C.; de la Torre, Luis; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):569-576, October 2003.

Left Ventricular Assist Devices as Permanent Heart Failure Therapy: The Price of Progress

Oz, Mehmet C.; Gelijns, Annetine C.; Miller, Leslie; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):577-585, October 2003.

Endovascular Stent Graft Repair of Abdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms: A Ten-Year Experience With 817 Patients

Marin, Michael L.; Hollier, Larry H.; Ellozy, Sharif H.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):586-595, October 2003.

Training in Trauma Surgery: Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects of a New Paradigm for Fellowship

Reilly, Patrick M.; Schwab, C William; Haut, Elliott R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):596-604, October 2003.

Quantification of Risk for Pouch Failure After Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis Surgery

Fazio, Victor W.; Tekkis, Paris P.; Remzi, Feza; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):605-617, October 2003.

The Duodenal Switch Operation for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity

Anthone, Gary J.; Lord, Reginald V. N.; DeMeester, Tom R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):618-628, October 2003.

Influence of Surgical Subspecialty Training on In-Hospital Mortality for Gastrectomy and Colectomy Patients

Callahan, Mark A.; Christos, Paul J.; Gold, Heather T.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(4):629-639, October 2003.