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April 2009 - Volume 249 - Issue 4
pp: 551-701

Is Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Surgery a Generally Effective Intervention?: Testing a Generic Hypothesis Over a Set of Meta-Analyses

Bowater, Russell J.; Stirling, Seonaid A.; Lilford, Richard J.

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):551-556, April 2009.

Should Total Number of Lymph Nodes be Used as a Quality of Care Measure for Stage III Colon Cancer?

Wang, Jiping; Kulaylat, Mahmoud; Rockette, Howard; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):559-563, April 2009.

Regional Collaborations as a Tool for Quality Improvements in Surgery: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Fung-Kee-Fung, Michael; Watters, James; Crossley, Claire; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):565-572, April 2009.

Antibiotic Prophylaxis at Urinary Catheter Removal Prevents Urinary Tract Infections: A Prospective Randomized Trial

Pfefferkorn, Urs; Sanlav, Lea; Moldenhauer, Jörg; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):573-575, April 2009.

Interrupted or Continuous Slowly Absorbable Sutures For Closure of Primary Elective Midline Abdominal Incisions: A Multicenter Randomized Trial (INSECT: ISRCTN24023541)

Seiler, Christoph M.; Bruckner, Thomas; Diener, Markus K.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):576-582, April 2009.

Randomized, Controlled, Prospective Trial of the Use of a Mesh to Prevent Parastomal Hernia

Serra-Aracil, Xavier; Bombardo-Junca, Jordi; Moreno-Matias, Juan; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):583-587, April 2009.

Intraperitoneal Treatment for Peritoneal Mucinous Carcinomatosis of Appendiceal Origin After Operative Management: Long-term Follow-up of the Mayo Clinic Experience

Schomas, David A.; Miller, Robert C.; Donohue, John H.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):588-595, April 2009.

Laparoscopy Decreases Postoperative Complication Rates After Abdominal Colectomy: Results From the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

Kennedy, Gregory D.; Heise, Charles; Rajamanickam, Victoria; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):596-601, April 2009.

Quantitative RT-PCR Detection of Tumor Cells in Sentinel Lymph Nodes Isolated From Colon Cancer Patients with an Ex Vivo Approach

Nordgård, Oddmund; Oltedal, Satu; Kørner, Hartwig; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):602-607, April 2009.

Sequential Preoperative Ipsilateral Hepatic Vein Embolization After Portal Vein Embolization to Induce Further Liver Regeneration in Patients With Hepatobiliary Malignancy

Hwang, Shin; Lee, Sung-Gyu; Ko, Gi-Young; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):608-616, April 2009.

Operative Blood Loss Independently Predicts Recurrence and Survival After Resection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Katz, Steven C.; Shia, Jinru; Liau, Kui Hin; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):617-623, April 2009.

Liver Resection With Selective Hepatic Vascular Exclusion: A Cohort Study

Fu, Si-Yuan; Lai, Eric C. H.; Li, Ai-Jun; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):624-627, April 2009.

Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas: Differentiation of Malignant and Benign Tumors by Endoscopic Ultrasound Findings of Mural Nodules

Ohno, Eizaburo; Hirooka, Yoshiki; Itoh, Akihiro; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):628-634, April 2009.

Surgeon Volume Impacts Hospital Mortality for Pancreatic Resection

Eppsteiner, Robert W.; Csikesz, Nicholas G.; McPhee, James T.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):635-640, April 2009.

Interobserver Variation in the Histopathologic Reporting of Key Prognostic Parameters, Particularly Clark Level, Affects Pathologic Staging of Primary Cutaneous Melanoma

Murali, Rajmohan; Hughes, Michael T.; Fitzgerald, Patrick; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):641-647, April 2009.

The Motor Fibers of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Are Located in the Anterior Extralaryngeal Branch

Serpell, Jonathan W.; Yeung, Meei J.; Grodski, Simon

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):648-652, April 2009.

Selective Nonoperative Management of Liver Gunshot Injuries

Navsaria, Pradeep H.; Nicol, Andrew J.; Krige, Jake E.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):653-656, April 2009.

The Epidemiology of Candida Colonization and Invasive Candidiasis in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit Where Fluconazole Prophylaxis is Utilized: Follow-Up to a Randomized Clinical Trial

Magill, Shelley S.; Swoboda, Sandra M.; Shields, Christine E.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):657-665, April 2009.

Surgical Aspects in the Treatment of Patients With Unilateral Wilms Tumor: A Report From the SIOP 93-01/German Society of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology

Fuchs, Joerg; Kienecker, Katarina; Furtwängler, Rhoikos; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):666-671, April 2009.

Emergency Femoral Hernia Repair: A Study Based on a National Register

Dahlstrand, Ursula; Wollert, Staffan; Nordin, Pär; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):672-676, April 2009.

M.A.I.D.: A Prognostic Score Estimating Probability of Healing in Chronic Lower Extremity Wounds

Beckert, Stefan; Pietsch, Anne Mirja; Küper, Markus; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):677-681, April 2009.

Effect of Subjective Preoperative Variables on Risk-Adjusted Assessment of Hospital Morbidity and Mortality

Cohen, Mark E.; Bilimoria, Karl Y.; Ko, Clifford Y.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(4):682-689, April 2009.