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November 2003 - Volume 238 - Issue 5
pp: 641-775

Effects of Intravenous Fluid Restriction on Postoperative Complications: Comparison of Two Perioperative Fluid Regimens: A Randomized Assessor-Blinded Multicenter Trial

Brandstrup, Birgitte; Tønnesen, Hanne; Beier-Holgersen, Randi; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):641-648, November 2003.

Preoperative Dexamethasone Improves Surgical Outcome After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial

Bisgaard, Thue; Klarskov, Birthe; Kehlet, Henrik; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):651-660, November 2003.



The Role of Epidural Anesthesia and Analgesia in Surgical Practice

Moraca, Robert J.; Sheldon, David G.; Thirlby, Richard C.

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):663-673, November 2003.


Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Hepatectomy for Solid Tumor in the Posterior Portion of the Right Lobe: Initial Experience

Huang, Ming-te; Lee, Wei-jei; Wang, Weu; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):674-679, November 2003.


Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy for Early Gastric Cancer: Is It Beneficial for Patients of Heavier Weight?

Noshiro, Hirokazu; Shimizu, Shuji; Nagai, Eishi; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):680-685, November 2003.

Gastroesophageal Reflux: Prevalence in Adults Older Than 28 Years After Correction of Esophageal Atresia

Deurloo, Jacqueline A.; Ekkelkamp, Seine; Bartelsman, Joep F. W. M.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):686-689, November 2003.

The Association of Pretreatment Health-Related Quality of Life With Surgical Complications for Patients Undergoing Open Surgical Resection for Colorectal Cancer

Anthony, Thomas; Hynan, Linda S.; Rosen, Douglas; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):690-696, November 2003.

Gallstone Formation Prophylaxis After Gastric Restrictive Procedures for Weight Loss: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial

Miller, Karl; Hell, Emanuel; Lang, Barbara; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):697-702, November 2003.

Selection Criteria for Repeat Hepatectomy in Patients With Recurrent Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Minagawa, Masami; Makuuchi, Masatoshi; Takayama, Tadatoshi; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):703-710, November 2003.

Comparison of Clinicopathologic Characteristics and Outcomes After Resection in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treated in the United States, France, and Japan

Esnaola, Nestor F.; Mirza, Nadeem; Lauwers, Gregory Y.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):711-719, November 2003.

Hepatectomy With Portal Vein Resection for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: Audit of 52 Consecutive Cases

Ebata, Tomoki; Nagino, Masato; Kamiya, Junichi; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):720-727, November 2003.

BREASTAID: Clinical Results From Early Development of a Clinical Decision Rule for Palpable Solid Breast Masses

Osuch, Janet Rose; Reeves, Mathew J.; Pathak, Dorothy R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):728-737, November 2003.

Intraoperative Ultrasonographically Guided Excisional Biopsy or Vacuum-Assisted Core Needle Biopsy for Nonpalpable Breast Lesions

Chen, Shin-Cheh; Yang, Horng-Ren; Hwang, Tsann-Long; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):738-742, November 2003.

Is Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping Indicated for Isolated Local and In-Transit Recurrent Melanoma?

Yao, Katharine A.; Hsueh, Eddy C.; Essner, Richard; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):743-747, November 2003.

Bone Marrow Failure Following Severe Injury in Humans

Livingston, David H.; Anjaria, Devashish; Wu, Jonathan; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):748-753, November 2003.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Expresses a Lethal Virulence Determinant, the PA-I Lectin/Adhesin, in the Intestinal Tract of a Stressed Host: The Role of Epithelia Cell Contact and Molecules of the Quorum Sensing Signaling System

Wu, Licheng; Holbrook, Christopher; Zaborina, Olga; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):754-764, November 2003.

Systemic Intravenous Infusion of Bovine Hemoglobin Significantly Reduces Microcirculatory Dysfunction in Experimentally Induced Pancreatitis in the Rat

Strate, Tim; Mann, Oliver; Kleinhans, Helge; More

Annals of Surgery. 238(5):765-771, November 2003.