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June 2009 - Volume 249 - Issue 6
pp: 871-1068

Mortality in Medicare Patients Undergoing Surgery in July in Teaching Hospitals

Englesbe, Michael J.; Fan, Zhaohui; Baser, Onur; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):871-876, June 2009.

Long-Term Survival After Liver Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases in Patients With Hepatic Pedicle Lymph Nodes Involvement in the Era of New Chemotherapy Regimens

Oussoultzoglou, Elie; Romain, Benoit; Panaro, Fabrizio; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):879-886, June 2009.

Complement-Mediated Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury: Lessons Learned From Animal and Clinical Studies

Diepenhorst, Gwendolyn M. P.; van Gulik, Thomas M.; Hack, C Erik

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):889-899, June 2009.

Should the Treatment of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis by Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Still be Regarded as a Highly Morbid Procedure?: A Systematic Review of Morbidity and Mortality

Chua, Terence C.; Yan, Tristan D.; Saxena, Akshat; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):900-907, June 2009.

Transvaginal Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery Cholecystectomy: Early Evolution of the Technique

Gumbs, Andrew A.; Fowler, Dennis; Milone, Luca; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):908-912, June 2009.

Midline Versus Transverse Incision in Major Abdominal Surgery: A Randomized, Double-Blind Equivalence Trial (POVATI: ISRCTN60734227)

Seiler, Christoph M.; Deckert, Andreas; Diener, Markus K.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):913-920, June 2009.

Bisoprolol and Fluvastatin for the Reduction of Perioperative Cardiac Mortality and Myocardial Infarction in Intermediate-Risk Patients Undergoing Noncardiovascular Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial (DECREASE-IV)

Dunkelgrun, Martin; Boersma, Eric; Schouten, Olaf; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):921-926, June 2009.

Robot-Assisted Gastrectomy With Lymph Node Dissection for Gastric Cancer: Lessons Learned From an Initial 100 Consecutive Procedures

Song, Jyewon; Oh, Sung Jin; Kang, Wook Ho; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):927-932, June 2009.

The Chemokine Receptor CCR4 is Expressed and Associated With a Poor Prognosis in Patients With Gastric Cancer

Lee, Jun Ho; Cho, Young-Suk; Lee, Ji Young; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):933-941, June 2009.

Limited Gastrectomy With Dissection of Sentinel Node Stations for Early Gastric Cancer With Negative Sentinel Node Biopsy

Ichikura, Takashi; Sugasawa, Hidekazu; Sakamoto, Naoko; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):942-947, June 2009.

Effect of Weight Loss by Diet or Gastric Bypass Surgery on Peptide YY3–36 Levels

Oliván, Blanca; Teixeira, Julio; Bose, Mousumi; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):948-953, June 2009.

The More the Better?: The Impact of Surgeon and Hospital Volume on in-Hospital Mortality Following Colorectal Resection

Karanicolas, Paul J.; Dubois, Luc; Colquhoun, Patrick H. D.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):954-959, June 2009.

Metastasis to the Sigmoid or Sigmoid Mesenteric Lymph Nodes From Rectal Cancer

Park, In Ja; Choi, Gyu-Seog; Lim, Kyung Hoon; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):960-964, June 2009.

The Influence of the Number of Retrieved Lymph Nodes on Staging and Survival in Patients With Stage II and III Rectal Cancer Undergoing Tumor-Specific Mesorectal Excision

Kim, Young-Wan; Kim, Nam-Kyu; Min, Byung-Soh; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):965-972, June 2009.

Colorectal Resection is Associated With Persistent Proangiogenic Plasma Protein Changes: Postoperative Plasma Stimulates In Vitro Endothelial Cell Growth, Migration, and Invasion

Shantha Kumara, H M.C.; Feingold, Daniel; Kalady, Matthew; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):973-977, June 2009.

Tobacco-Specific Carcinogen Enhances Colon Cancer Cell Migration Through α7-Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor

Wei, Po-Li; Chang, Yu-Jia; Ho, Yuan-Soon; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):978-985, June 2009.

Reconsideration of Postoperative Oral Intake Tolerance After Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Prospective Consecutive Analysis of Delayed Gastric Emptying According to the ISGPS Definition and the Amount of Dietary Intake

Akizuki, Emi; Kimura, Yasutoshi; Nobuoka, Takayuki; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):986-994, June 2009.

Trends in Perioperative Outcome After Hepatic Resection: Analysis of 1500 Consecutive Unselected Cases Over 20 Years

Cescon, Matteo; Vetrone, Gaetano; Grazi, Gian Luca; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):995-1002, June 2009.

Is Completion Lymph Node Dissection Needed in Case of Minimal Melanoma Metastasis in the Sentinel Node?

van der Ploeg, Iris M. C.; Kroon, Bin B. R.; Antonini, Ninja; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):1003-1007, June 2009.

Safety and Efficacy of Isolated Limb Infusion With Cytotoxic Drugs in Elderly Patients With Advanced Locoregional Melanoma

Kroon, Hidde M.; Lin, D-Yin; Kam, Peter C. A.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):1008-1013, June 2009.

Clinical, Pathological, and Molecular Variables Predictive of Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor Outcome

Zou, Changye; Smith, Kerrington D.; Liu, Jun; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):1014-1022, June 2009.

Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma in an Iodine-Replete Endemic Goiter Region: A Prospectively Collected, Retrospectively Analyzed Clinical Trial

Asari, Reza; Koperek, Oskar; Scheuba, Christian; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):1023-1031, June 2009.

TMPM–ICD9: A Trauma Mortality Prediction Model Based on ICD-9-CM Codes

Glance, Laurent G.; Osler, Turner M.; Mukamel, Dana B.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):1032-1039, June 2009.

The Trauma Risk Adjustment Model: A New Model for Evaluating Trauma Care

Moore, Lynne; Lavoie, André; Turgeon, Alexis F.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):1040-1046, June 2009.

Observational Teamwork Assessment for Surgery: Construct Validation With Expert Versus Novice Raters

Sevdalis, Nick; Lyons, Melinda; Healey, Andrew N.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):1047-1051, June 2009.

Characteristics of Practice Among Rural and Urban General Surgeons in North Carolina

King, Jennifer; Fraher, Erin P.; Ricketts, Thomas C.; More

Annals of Surgery. 249(6):1052-1060, June 2009.