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October 2004 - Volume 240 - Issue 4
pp: 565-735

Surgical Education


Surgical Education in the United States: Portents for Change

Brennan, Murray F.; Debas, Haile T.

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):565-572, October 2004.

Research


Research: A Vital Component of Optimal Patient Care in the United States

Jones, R Scott; Debas, Haile T.

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):573-577, October 2004.


Long-term Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Suture Versus Mesh Repair of Incisional Hernia

Burger, Jacobus W.A.; Luijendijk, Roland W.; Hop, Wim C.J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):578-585, October 2004.

The Relationship Between Hospital Volume and Outcome in Bariatric Surgery at Academic Medical Centers

Nguyen, Ninh T.; Paya, Mahbod; Stevens, C Melinda; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):586-594, October 2004.

Extracorporeal Life Support for Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Adults

Hemmila, Mark R.; Rowe, Stephen A.; Boules, Tamer N.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):595-607, October 2004.

Botulinum Toxin Infiltration for Pain Control After Mastectomy and Expander Reconstruction

Layeeque, Rakhshanda; Hochberg, Julio; Siegel, Eric; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):608-614, October 2004.

The Effect of Ageing on Function and Quality of Life in Ileal Pouch Patients: A Single Cohort Experience of 409 Patients With Chronic Ulcerative Colitis

Hahnloser, Dieter; Pemberton, John H.; Wolff, Bruce G.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):615-623, October 2004.

Sentinel Node Staging of Resectable Colon Cancer: Results of a Multicenter Study

Bertagnolli, Monica; Miedema, Brent; Redston, Mark; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):624-630, October 2004.

Transplantation for Type I Diabetes: Comparison of Vascularized Whole-Organ Pancreas With Isolated Pancreatic Islets

Frank, Adam; Deng, Shaoping; Huang, Xiaolun; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):631-643, October 2004.

Rescue Surgery for Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases Downstaged by Chemotherapy: A Model to Predict Long-term Survival

Adam, René; Delvart, Valérie; Pascal, Gérard; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):644-658, October 2004.

Utilizing α-Fetoprotein Expression to Enhance Oncolytic Viral Therapy in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Pin, Richard H.; Reinblatt, Maura; Fong, Yuman

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):659-666, October 2004.

Systemic siRNA-Mediated Gene Silencing: A New Approach to Targeted Therapy of Cancer

Duxbury, Mark S.; Matros, Evan; Ito, Hiromichi; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):667-676, October 2004.

Staged Repair of Extensive Aortic Aneurysms: Long-term Experience With the Elephant Trunk Technique

Safi, Hazim J.; Miller, Charles C. III; Estrera, Anthony L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):677-685, October 2004.

The Impact of Chemotherapy on the Survival of Patients With High-grade Primary Extremity Liposarcoma

Eilber, Fritz C.; Eilber, Frederick R.; Eckardt, Jeffery; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):686-697, October 2004.

Improving Perioperative Outcome Expands the Role of Hepatectomy in Management of Benign and Malignant Hepatobiliary Diseases: Analysis of 1222 Consecutive Patients From a Prospective Database

Poon, Ronnie T.; Fan, Sheung Tat; Lo, Chung Mau; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):698-710, October 2004.

Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment for Stage 0 Distal Rectal Cancer Following Chemoradiation Therapy: Long-term Results

Habr-Gama, Angelita; Perez, Rodrigo Oliva; Nadalin, Wladimir; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):711-718, October 2004.

A Prospective, Symptom Related, Outcomes Analysis of 1022 Palliative Procedures for Advanced Cancer

Miner, Thomas J.; Brennan, Murray F.; Jaques, David P.

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):719-727, October 2004.

Alvimopan, a Novel, Peripherally Acting μ Opioid Antagonist: Results of a Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase III Trial of Major Abdominal Surgery and Postoperative Ileus

Wolff, Bruce G.; Michelassi, Fabrizio; Gerkin, Todd M.; More

Annals of Surgery. 240(4):728-735, October 2004.