August 2008 - Volume 248 - Issue 2 : Annals of Surgery

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August 2008 - Volume 248 - Issue 2
pp: 145-349

Adjuvant Interferon-based Chemoradiation Followed By Gemcitabine for Resected Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Single-Institution Phase II Study

Linehan, David C.; Tan, Marcus C. B.; Strasberg, Steven M.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):145-151, August 2008.

Are Many Community Hospitals Undertreating Breast Cancer?: Lessons From 24,834 Patients

Gutierrez, Juan C.; Hurley, Judith D.; Housri, Nadine; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):154-162, August 2008.

A Systematic Review of Skills Transfer After Surgical Simulation Training

Sturm, Lana P.; Windsor, John A.; Cosman, Peter H.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):166-179, August 2008.

Bias in Surgical Research

Paradis, Carmen

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):180-188, August 2008.

Evidence-Based Surgical Care and the Evolution of Fast-Track Surgery

Kehlet, Henrik; Wilmore, Douglas W.

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):189-198, August 2008.

Cervical Pharyngostomy: An Old Technique Revisited

Kent, Michael S.; Awais, Omar; Schuchert, Matthew J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):199-204, August 2008.

Improving Informed Consent of Surgical Patients Using a Multimedia-Based Program?: Results of a Prospective Randomized Multicenter Study of Patients Before Cholecystectomy

Bollschweiler, Elfriede; Apitzsch, Jonas; Obliers, Rainer; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):205-211, August 2008.

The Impact of Immunostimulating Nutrition on Infectious Complications After Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized, Clinical Trial

Klek, Stanislaw; Kulig, Jan; Sierzega, Marek; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):212-220, August 2008.

Total Number of Resected Lymph Nodes Predicts Survival in Esophageal Cancer

Altorki, Nasser K.; Zhou, Xi Kathy; Stiles, Brendon; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):221-226, August 2008.

Weight Loss Outcome of Revisional Bariatric Operations Varies According to the Primary Procedure

Brolin, Robert E.; Cody, Ronald P.

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):227-232, August 2008.

Variations of Weight Loss Following Gastric Bypass and Gastric Band

Puzziferri, Nancy; Nakonezny, Paul A.; Livingston, Edward H.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):233-242, August 2008.

Optimal Surgery Time After Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancers

Lim, Seok-Byung; Choi, Hyo Seong; Jeong, Seung-Yong; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):243-251, August 2008.

Reliability and Validity of Key Feature Cases for the Self-Assessment of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Trudel, Judith L.; Bordage, Georges; Downing, Steven M.

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):252-258, August 2008.

A Multivariate Analysis of Potential Risk Factors for Intra- and Postoperative Complications in 1316 Elective Laparoscopic Colorectal Procedures

Kirchhoff, Philipp; Dincler, Selim; Buchmann, Peter

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):259-265, August 2008.

The Effect of Colorectal Surgery in Female Sexual Function, Body Image, Self-Esteem and General Health: A Prospective Study

da Silva, Giovanna M.; Hull, Tracy; Roberts, Patricia L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):266-272, August 2008.

Resection of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: Concomitant Liver Resection Decreases Hepatic Recurrence

Ito, Fumito; Agni, Rashmi; Rettammel, Robert J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):273-279, August 2008.

The Effect of Dedicated Breast Surgeons on the Short-Term Outcomes in Breast Cancer

Zork, Noelia M.; Komenaka, Ian K.; Pennington, Robert E. Jr; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):280-285, August 2008.

Defining Lower Limb Lymphedema After Inguinal or Ilio-Inguinal Dissection in Patients With Melanoma Using Classification and Regression Tree Analysis

Spillane, Andrew J.; Saw, Robyn P. M.; Tucker, Monica; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):286-293, August 2008.

Estrogen Ameliorates Trauma-hemorrhage–induced Lung Injury via Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase-dependent Activation of Protein Kinase G

Kan, Wen-Hong; Hsu, Jun-Te; Schwacha, Martin G.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):294-302, August 2008.

Abdominal Trauma After Terrorist Bombing Attacks Exhibits a Unique Pattern of Injury

Bala, Miklosh; Rivkind, Avraham I.; Zamir, Gideon; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):303-309, August 2008.

Liposome-Encapsulated Hemoglobin Transfusion Rescues Rats Undergoing Progressive Hemodilution From Lethal Organ Hypoxia Without Scavenging Nitric Oxide

Nogami, Yashiro; Kinoshita, Manabu; Takase, Bonpei; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):310-319, August 2008.

Does the Surgical Apgar Score Measure Intraoperative Performance?

Regenbogen, Scott E.; Lancaster, R Todd; Lipsitz, Stuart R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):320-328, August 2008.

Successful Implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program in the Private Sector: The Patient Safety in Surgery Study

Khuri, Shukri F.; Henderson, William G.; Daley, Jennifer; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):329-336, August 2008.

The Frequency and Significance of Discrepancies in the Surgical Count

Greenberg, Caprice C.; Regenbogen, Scott E.; Lipsitz, Stuart R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(2):337-341, August 2008.