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February 2008 - Volume 247 - Issue 2
pp: 207-400

A Randomized Clinical Trial on Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Versus Axillary Lymph Node Dissection in Breast Cancer: Results of the Sentinella/GIVOM Trial

Zavagno, Giorgio; De Salvo, Gian Luca; Scalco, Giuliano; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):207-213, February 2008.

National Institutes of Health Funding for Surgical Research

Mann, Michael; Tendulkar, Amod; Birger, Noy; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):217-221, February 2008.

Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Management

Dudding, Thomas C.; Vaizey, Carolynne J.; Kamm, Michael A.

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):224-237, February 2008.

Emergency Subtotal Hepatectomy: A New Concept for Acetaminophen-Induced Acute Liver Failure: Temporary Hepatic Support by Auxiliary Orthotopic Liver Transplantation Enables Long-term Success

Lodge, J Peter A.; Dasgupta, Dowmitra; Prasad, K Rajendra; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):238-249, February 2008.

Early Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Versus Conservative Management in Acute Biliary Pancreatitis Without Cholangitis: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials

Petrov, Maxim S.; van Santvoort, Hjalmar C.; Besselink, Marc G. H.; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):250-257, February 2008.

Very Long-term Objective Evaluation of Heller Myotomy Plus Posterior Partial Fundoplication in Patients With Achalasia of the Cardia

Ortiz, Angeles; de Haro, Luisa F. Martinez; Parrilla, Pascual; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):258-264, February 2008.

Long-term Follow-up of Gastrectomized Patients With Mucosa-associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma: Need for a Revisit of Surgical Treatment

Kuo, Sung-Hsin; Chen, Li-Tzong; Wu, Ming-Shiang; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):265-269, February 2008.

Circulating Peptide YY, Weight Loss, and Glucose Homeostasis After Gastric Bypass Surgery in Morbidly Obese Subjects

Morínigo, Rosa; Vidal, Josep; Lacy, Antonio M.; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):270-275, February 2008.

Incidentally Detected Meckel Diverticulum: To Resect or Not to Resect?

Zani, Augusto; Eaton, Simon; Rees, Clare M.; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):276-281, February 2008.

A Nomogram for Predicting Disease-specific Survival After Hepatic Resection for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Kattan, Michael W.; Gönen, Mithat; Jarnagin, William R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):282-287, February 2008.

The Caudate Processus Hepatic Vein: A Boundary Hepatic Vein Between the Caudate Lobe and the Right Liver

Kogure, Kimitaka; Kuwano, Hiroyuki; Yorifuji, Hiroshi; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):288-293, February 2008.

Debridement and Closed Packing for Sterile or Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis: Insights into Indications and Outcomes in 167 Patients

Rodriguez, J Ruben; Razo, A Oswaldo; Targarona, Javier; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):294-299, February 2008.

En Bloc Vascular Resection for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Malignancies Infiltrating Major Blood Vessels: Perioperative Outcome and Long-term Survival in 136 Patients

Yekebas, Emre F.; Bogoevski, Dean; Cataldegirmen, Guellue; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):300-309, February 2008.

Breast Cancer Cell-Derived Fibroblast Growth Factor 2 and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Are Chemoattractants for Bone Marrow Stromal Stem Cells

Ritter, Edmond; Perry, Adam; Yu, Jack; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):310-314, February 2008.

Sentinel Node Biopsy Is Not a Standard Procedure in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast: The Experience of the European Institute of Oncology on 854 Patients in 10 Years

Intra, Mattia; Rotmensz, Nicole; Veronesi, Paolo; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):315-319, February 2008.

Angiopoietin-2, Marker and Mediator of Endothelial Activation With Prognostic Significance Early After Trauma?

Ganter, Michael T.; Cohen, Mitchell J.; Brohi, Karim; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):320-326, February 2008.

The Occurrence of Potential Patient Safety Events Among Trauma Patients: Are They Random?

Chang, David C.; Handly, Neal; Abdullah, Fizan; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):327-334, February 2008.

Trauma Care Systems: A Comparison of Trauma Care in Victoria, Australia, and Hong Kong, China

Cheng, C H.; Graham, Colin A.; Gabbe, Belinda J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):335-342, February 2008.

Surgical Volume and the Risk of Surgical Site Infection in Community Hospitals: Size Matters

Anderson, Deverick J.; Hartwig, Matthew G.; Pappas, Theodore; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):343-349, February 2008.

Nasogastric Decompression Is Not Necessary After Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney Transplantation

Barth, Rolf N.; Becker, Yolanda T.; Odorico, Jon S.; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):350-356, February 2008.

Long-Term Outcome of Liver Resection and Transplantation for Caroli Disease and Syndrome

Ulrich, Frank; Pratschke, Johann; Pascher, Andreas; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):357-364, February 2008.

The Number of Metastatic Lymph Nodes and the Ratio Between Metastatic and Examined Lymph Nodes Are Independent Prognostic Factors in Esophageal Cancer Regardless of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation or Lymphadenectomy Extent

Mariette, Christophe; Piessen, Guillaume; Briez, Nicolas; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):365-371, February 2008.

Toward Feasible, Valid, and Reliable Video-Based Assessments of Technical Surgical Skills in the Operating Room

Aggarwal, Rajesh; Grantcharov, Teodor; Moorthy, Krishna; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):372-379, February 2008.

Opportunities for Improved Performance in Surgical Specialty Practice

Mahid, Suhal S.; Polk, Hiram C. Jr; Lewis, John N.; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):380-388, February 2008.

Re: Early Antibiotic Treatment for Severe Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis

Dellinger, E Patchen; Tellado, Jose M.; Soto, Norberto E.; More

Annals of Surgery. 247(2):394-395, February 2008.