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December 2008 - Volume 248 - Issue 6
pp: 899-1111

Response Evaluation by Endoscopy, Rebiopsy, and Endoscopic Ultrasound Does Not Accurately Predict Histopathologic Regression After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Esophageal Cancer

Schneider, Paul M.; Metzger, Ralf; Schaefer, Hartmut; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):902-908, December 2008.

A Randomized Controlled Trial on Pharmacological Preconditioning in Liver Surgery Using a Volatile Anesthetic

Beck-Schimmer, Beatrice; Breitenstein, Stefan; Urech, Severin; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):909-918, December 2008.

Erythropoietin Protects Critically Perfused Flap Tissue

Rezaeian, Farid; Wettstein, Reto; Amon, Michaela; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):919-929, December 2008.

Pancreatogastrostomy With Gastric Partition After Pylorus-Preserving Pancreatoduodenectomy Versus Conventional Pancreatojejunostomy: A Prospective Randomized Study

Fernández-Cruz, Laureano; Cosa, Rebeca; Blanco, Laia; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):930-938, December 2008.

Improvement of Vascularization of PLGA Scaffolds by Inosculation of In Situ-Preformed Functional Blood Vessels With the Host Microvasculature

Laschke, Matthias W.; Rücker, Martin; Jensen, Gunnar; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):939-948, December 2008.

Sentinel Node Tumor Burden According to the Rotterdam Criteria Is the Most Important Prognostic Factor for Survival in Melanoma Patients: A Multicenter Study in 388 Patients With Positive Sentinel Nodes

van Akkooi, Alexander C. J.; Nowecki, Zbigniew I.; Voit, Christiane; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):949-955, December 2008.

Tacrolimus Monotherapy in Liver Transplantation: One-Year Results of a Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

Lerut, Jan; Mathys, Jules; Verbaandert, Catherine; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):956-967, December 2008.

Prognosis of Patients With Colorectal Cancer Is Associated With Lymph Node Ratio: A Single-Center Analysis of 3026 Patients Over a 25-Year Time Period

Rosenberg, Robert; Friederichs, Jan; Schuster, Tibor; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):968-978, December 2008.

Predicting Systemic Disease in Patients With Esophageal Cancer After Esophagectomy: A Multinational Study on the Significance of the Number of Involved Lymph Nodes

Peyre, Christian G.; Hagen, Jeffrey A.; DeMeester, Steven R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):979-985, December 2008.

Four Hundred Laparoscopic Myotomies for Esophageal Achalasia: A Single Centre Experience

Zaninotto, Giovanni; Costantini, Mario; Rizzetto, Christian; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):986-993, December 2008.

Long-Term Results of Two-Stage Hepatectomy for Irresectable Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases

Wicherts, Dennis A.; Miller, Rafael; de Haas, Robbert J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):994-1005, December 2008.

Predicting Individual Survival After Potentially Curative Esophagectomy for Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus or Gastroesophageal Junction

Lagarde, Sjoerd M.; Reitsma, J B.; ten Kate, F J. W.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1006-1013, December 2008.

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Generates a Significant Tumor Response in Resectable Pancreatic Cancer Without Increasing Morbidity: Results of a Prospective Phase II Trial

Heinrich, Stefan; Schäfer, Markus; Weber, Achim; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1014-1022, December 2008.

Randomized Controlled Trial of Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy Plus Dor Fundoplication Versus Nissen Fundoplication for Achalasia: Long-Term Results

Rebecchi, Fabrizio; Giaccone, Claudio; Farinella, Eleonora; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1023-1030, December 2008.

Adjuvant Intra-Arterial Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy Versus Surgery Alone in Resectable Pancreatic and Periampullary Cancer: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

Morak, Marjolein J. M.; van der Gaast, Ate; Incrocci, Luca; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1031-1041, December 2008.

Methylprednisolone Therapy in Deceased Donors Reduces Inflammation in the Donor Liver and Improves Outcome After Liver Transplantation: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

Kotsch, Katja; Ulrich, Frank; Reutzel-Selke, Anja; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1042-1050, December 2008.

Anticatabolic Effects of Avoiding Preoperative Fasting by Intravenous Hypocaloric Nutrition: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Schricker, Thomas; Meterissian, Sarkis; Lattermann, Ralph; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1051-1059, December 2008.

Randomized Controlled Trial on Single Dose Steroid Before Thyroidectomy for Benign Disease to Improve Postoperative Nausea, Pain, and Vocal Function

Worni, Mathias; Schudel, Hans H.; Seifert, Eberhard; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1060-1066, December 2008.

The Ratio of Metastatic to Examined Lymph Nodes Is a Powerful Independent Prognostic Factor in Rectal Cancer

Peschaud, Frédérique; Benoist, Stéphane; Julié, Catherine; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1067-1073, December 2008.

Peroral Transgastric/Transduodenal Necrosectomy: Success in the Treatment of Infected Pancreatic Necrosis

Escourrou, Jean; Shehab, Hany; Buscail, Louis; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1074-1080, December 2008.

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: Lessons Learned From 104 Operations

Nguyen, Ninh T.; Hinojosa, Marcelo W.; Smith, Brian R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1081-1091, December 2008.

Laparoscopic Resection for Diverticular Disease: Follow-up of 500 Consecutive Patients

Jones, Oliver M.; Stevenson, Andrew R. L.; Clark, David; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1092-1097, December 2008.

Anatomy of the Superior Mesenteric Vein With Special Reference to the Surgical Management of First-order Branch Involvement at Pancreaticoduodenectomy

Katz, Matthew H. G.; Fleming, Jason B.; Pisters, Peter W. T.; More

Annals of Surgery. 248(6):1098-1102, December 2008.