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September 2004 - Volume 240 - Issue 3
pp: 395-564

Heller Myotomy Versus Heller Myotomy With Dor Fundoplication for Achalasia: A Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Trial

Richards, William O.; Torquati, Alfonso; Holzman, Michael D.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):405-415, September 2004.

Surgery Decreases Long-term Mortality, Morbidity, and Health Care Use in Morbidly Obese Patients

Christou, Nicolas V.; Sampalis, John S.; Liberman, Moishe; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):416-424, September 2004.

Discrimination of Benign and Malignant Thyroid Nodules by Molecular Profiling

Finley, David J.; Zhu, Baixin; Barden, Catherine B.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):425-437, September 2004.

Five-Year Survival After Resection of Hepatic Metastases From Colorectal Cancer in Patients Screened by Positron Emission Tomography With F-18 Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET)

Fernandez, Felix G.; Drebin, Jeffrey A.; Linehan, David C.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):438-450, September 2004.

Living Donor Liver Transplantation for Adult Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Experience in Japan

Todo, Satoru; Furukawa, Hiroyuki; Japanese Study Group on Organ Transplantation

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):451-461, September 2004.

The Risk of Axillary Relapse After Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer Is Comparable With That of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection: A Follow-up Study of 4008 Procedures

Naik, Arpana M.; Fey, Jane; Gemignani, Mary; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):462-471, September 2004.

Oxandrolone Does Not Improve Outcome of Ventilator Dependent Surgical Patients

Bulger, Eileen M.; Jurkovich, Gregory J.; Farver, Catherine L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):472-480, September 2004.

Peripheral Lung Nodules: Fluoroscopically Guided Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Resection After Computed Tomography-Guided Localization Using Platinum Microcoils

Powell, Tom I.; Jangra, Dalbhir; Clifton, Joanne C.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):481-489, September 2004.

Thromboembolism After Trauma: An Analysis of 1602 Episodes From the American College of Surgeons National Trauma Data Bank

Knudson, M Margaret; Ikossi, Danagra G.; Khaw, Linda; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):490-498, September 2004.

Successful Implementation of a Novel Internet Hybrid Surgery Curriculum: The Early Phase Outcome of Thoracic Surgery Prerequisite Curriculum E-Learning Project

Gold, Jeffrey P.; Begg, William B.; Fullerton, David; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):499-509, September 2004.

Long-term Immunosuppression, Without Maintenance Prednisone, After Kidney Transplantation

Matas, Arthur J.; Kandaswamy, Raja; Humar, Abhinav; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):510-517, September 2004.

Proving the Value of Simulation in Laparoscopic Surgery

Fried, Gerald M.; Feldman, Liane S.; Vassiliou, Melina C.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):518-528, September 2004.

One Thousand Minimally Invasive Valve Operations: Early and Late Results

Mihaljevic, Tomislav; Cohn, Lawrence H.; Unic, Daniel; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):529-534, September 2004.

Carotid Endarterectomy at the Millennium: What Interventional Therapy Must Match

LaMuraglia, Glenn M.; Brewster, David C.; Moncure, Ashby C.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):535-546, September 2004.

Reduced Heart Rate Volatility: An Early Predictor of Death in Trauma Patients

Grogan, Eric L.; Morris, John A. Jr; Norris, Patrick R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(3):547-556, September 2004.

Letters to the Editor