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November 2008 - Volume 248 - Issue 5
pp: 695-897

Operating Room Ventilation With Laminar Airflow Shows No Protective Effect on the Surgical Site Infection Rate in Orthopedic and Abdominal Surgery

Brandt, Christian; Hott, Uwe; Sohr, Dorit; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):695-700, November 2008.

Major Deficit in the Number of Underrepresented Minority Academic Surgeons Persists

Butler, Paris D.; Longaker, Michael T.; Britt, L D.

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):704-709, November 2008.

Wernicke Encephalopathy After Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review

Aasheim, Erlend Tuseth

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):714-720, November 2008.

Improved Quality of Life Outcomes After Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy for Early Gastric Cancer: Results of a Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial

Kim, Young-Woo; Baik, Yong Hae; Yun, Young Ho; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):721-727, November 2008.

Short-Term Outcomes of the Australasian Randomized Clinical Study Comparing Laparoscopic and Conventional Open Surgical Treatments for Colon Cancer: The ALCCaS Trial

Hewett, Peter J.; Allardyce, Randall A.; Bagshaw, Philip F.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):728-738, November 2008.

Effects of a Perioperative Smoking Cessation Intervention on Postoperative Complications: A Randomized Trial

Lindström, David; Azodi, Omid Sadr; Wladis, Andreas; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):739-745, November 2008.

Surgeon Volume Does Not Predict Outcomes in the Setting of Technical Credentialing: Results From a Randomized Trial in Colon Cancer

Larson, David W.; Marcello, Peter W.; Larach, Sergio W.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):746-750, November 2008.

The Impact of Prophylactic Dexamethasone on Nausea and Vomiting After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Karanicolas, Paul J.; Smith, Shona E.; Kanbur, Bilge; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):751-762, November 2008.

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Bariatric Surgery for Pediatric Obesity

Treadwell, Jonathan R.; Sun, Fang; Schoelles, Karen

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):763-776, November 2008.

Antiobesity Surgery in Sweden From 1980 to 2005: A Population-Based Study With A Focus on Mortality

Marsk, Richard; Freedman, Jacob; Tynelius, Per; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):777-781, November 2008.

Selective Nonoperative Management of Leaks After Gastric Bypass: Lessons Learned From 2675 Consecutive Patients

Thodiyil, Paul A.; Yenumula, Panduranga; Rogula, Tomasz; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):782-792, November 2008.

The Impact of Comorbidity on Surgical Outcomes in Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy: A Retrospective Analysis of Multicenter Results

Kim, Wook; Song, Kyo Young; Lee, Hyuk-Joon; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):793-799, November 2008.

Traditional and Laparoscopic Appendectomy in Adults: Outcomes in English NHS Hospitals Between 1996 and 2006

Faiz, Omar; Clark, Jeremy; Brown, Tim; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):800-806, November 2008.

Prognostic Factors for Gallbladder Cancer in Japan

Kayahara, Masato; Nagakawa, Takukazu; Nakagawara, Hisatoshi; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):807-814, November 2008.

Poor Agreement Among Expert Witnesses in Bile Duct Injury Malpractice Litigation: An Expert Panel Survey

de Reuver, Philip R.; Dijkgraaf, Marcel G. W.; Gevers, Sjef K. M.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):815-820, November 2008.

Single Administration of Thrombopoietin Prevents Progression of Liver Fibrosis and Promotes Liver Regeneration After Partial Hepatectomy in Cirrhotic Rats

Murata, Soichiro; Hashimoto, Ikuka; Nakano, Yoritaka; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):821-828, November 2008.

Cytoreductive Surgery and Perioperative Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Isolated Colorectal Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: Experimental Therapy or Standard of Care?

Yan, Tristan D.; Morris, David L.

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):829-835, November 2008.

Comprehensive Staging Allows for Excellent Outcome in Patients With Localized Malignant Germ Cell Tumor of the Ovary

Palenzuela, Gilles; Martin, Elvira; Meunier, Anne; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):836-841, November 2008.

Postshock Intervention With High-Lipid Enteral Nutrition Reduces Inflammation and Tissue Damage

de Haan, Jacco-Juri; Lubbers, Tim; Hadfoune, M'hamed; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):842-848, November 2008.

Intestinal Specific Overexpression of Interleukin-7 Attenuates the Alternation of Intestinal Intraepithelial Lymphocytes After Total Parenteral Nutrition Administration

Yang, Hua; Gumucio, Deborah L.; Teitelbaum, Daniel H.

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):849-856, November 2008.

Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Under Calcineurin Inhibitors: Reassessment of Risk Factors for Tumor Recurrence

Vivarelli, Marco; Cucchetti, Alessandro; Barba, Giuliano La; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):857-862, November 2008.

Prolonged Waiting Times for Liver Transplantation in Obese Patients

Segev, Dorry L.; Thompson, Richard E.; Locke, Jayme E.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):863-870, November 2008.

The Combined Organ Effect: Protection Against Rejection?

Rana, Abbas; Robles, Susanne; Russo, Mark J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):871-879, November 2008.

Racial Disparity in the Relationship Between Hospital Volume and Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Kim, Dae Hyun; Daskalakis, Constantine; Lee, Andrew N.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(5):886-892, November 2008.