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November 2006 - Volume 244 - Issue 5
pp: A26-A26,641-837

Is It Safe to Delay Appendectomy in Adults With Acute Appendicitis?

Ditillo, Michael F.; Dziura, James D.; Rabinovici, Reuven

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):656-660, November 2006.

Standards of Reporting of Randomized Controlled Trials in General Surgery: Can We Do Better?

Balasubramanian, Sabapathy P.; Wiener, Martin; Alshameeri, Zeiad; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):663-667, November 2006.

Comparison of Effects in Randomized Controlled Trials With Observational Studies in Digestive Surgery

Shikata, Satoru; Nakayama, Takeo; Noguchi, Yoshinori; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):668-676, November 2006.

The Reporting of Randomized Clinical Trials Using a Surgical Intervention Is in Need of Immediate Improvement: A Systematic Review

Jacquier, Isabelle; Boutron, Isabelle; Moher, David; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):677-683, November 2006.

Innovation in Surgery: A Historical Perspective

Riskin, Daniel J.; Longaker, Michael T.; Gertner, Michael; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):686-693, November 2006.

Living Related Segmental Bowel Transplantation: From Experimental to Standardized Procedure

Benedetti, Enrico; Holterman, Mark; Asolati, Massimo; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):694-699, November 2006.

Effectiveness of Negative Pressure Closure in the Integration of Split Thickness Skin Grafts: A Randomized, Double-Masked, Controlled Trial

Llanos, Sergio; Danilla, Stefan; Barraza, Cristina; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):700-705, November 2006.

Perioperative Synbiotic Treatment to Prevent Postoperative Infectious Complications in Biliary Cancer Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Sugawara, Gen; Nagino, Masato; Nishio, Hideki; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):706-714, November 2006.

Body Composition, Dietary Intake, and Energy Expenditure After Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Laparoscopic Vertical Banded Gastroplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Olbers, Torsten; Björkman, Sofia; Lindroos, Ak; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):715-722, November 2006.

A Model for Gastric Banding in the Treatment of Morbid Obesity: The Effect of Chronic Partial Gastric Outlet Obstruction on Esophageal Physiology

O'Rourke, Robert W.; Seltman, Ann K.; Chang, Eugene Y.; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):723-733, November 2006.

Weight Gain After Short- and Long-Limb Gastric Bypass in Patients Followed for Longer Than 10 Years

Christou, Nicolas V.; Look, Didier; MacLean, Lloyd D.

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):734-740, November 2006.

The Mechanism of Diabetes Control After Gastrointestinal Bypass Surgery Reveals a Role of the Proximal Small Intestine in the Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes

Rubino, Francesco; Forgione, Antonello; Cummings, David E.; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):741-749, November 2006.

Adhesive Postoperative Small Bowel Obstruction: Incidence and Risk Factors of Recurrence After Surgical Treatment: A Multicenter Prospective Study

Duron, Jean-Jacques; Silva, Nathalie Jourdan-Da; du Montcel, Sophie Tezenas; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):750-757, November 2006.

Elective Colon and Rectal Surgery Differ in Risk Factors for Wound Infection: Results of Prospective Surveillance

Konishi, Tsuyoshi; Watanabe, Toshiaki; Kishimoto, Junji; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):758-763, November 2006.

Variceal Recurrence, Rebleeding, and Survival After Endoscopic Injection Sclerotherapy in 287 Alcoholic Cirrhotic Patients With Bleeding Esophageal Varices

Krige, Jake E. J.; Kotze, Urda K.; Bornman, Philippus C.; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):764-770, November 2006.

Risk of Recurrence in a Long-term Follow-up After Surgery in 417 Patients With Hepatitis B- or Hepatitis C-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Sasaki, Yo; Yamada, Terumasa; Tanaka, Hideo; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):771-780, November 2006.

Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Damages Tumor Blood Vessel Integrity by Targeting VE-Cadherin

Menon, Chandrakala; Ghartey, Antoinette; Canter, Robert; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):781-791, November 2006.

Major Abdominal Surgery Increases Plasma Levels of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor: Open More So Than Minimally Invasive Methods

Belizon, Avraham; Balik, Emre; Feingold, Daniel L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):792-798, November 2006.

Lymphatic Mapping Establishes the Role of BRAF Gene Mutation in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Kim, Joseph; Giuliano, Armando E.; Turner, Roderick R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):799-804, November 2006.

Feasibility and Limits of Split Liver Transplantation From Pediatric Donors: An Italian Multicenter Experience

Cescon, Matteo; Spada, Marco; Colledan, Michele; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):805-814, November 2006.

Laparoscopic Left Lateral Sectionectomy in Living Donors: Safety and Reproducibility of the Technique in a Single Center

Soubrane, Olivier; Cherqui, Daniel; Scatton, Olivier; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):815-820, November 2006.

Methylprednisolone Increases Urinary Nitrate Concentrations and Reduces Subclinical Renal Injury During Infrarenal Aortic Ischemia Reperfusion

Baker, Robert C.; Armstrong, Marilyn A.; Young, Ian S.; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):821-826, November 2006.

What Is the Methodologic Quality of Human Therapy Studies in ISI Surgical Publications?

Manterola, Carlos; Pineda, Viviana; Vial, Manuel; More

Annals of Surgery. 244(5):827-832, November 2006.