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August 2009 - Volume 250 - Issue 2
pp: 177-355

The Accordion Severity Grading System of Surgical Complications

Strasberg, Steven M.; Linehan, David C.; Hawkins, William G.

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):177-186, August 2009.

The Clavien-Dindo Classification of Surgical Complications: Five-Year Experience

Clavien, Pierre A.; Barkun, Jeffrey; de Oliveira, Michelle L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):187-196, August 2009.

The Vessel Sealing System (LigaSure) in Hepatic Resection: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Ikeda, Mami; Hasegawa, Kiyoshi; Sano, Keiji; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):199-203, August 2009.

The Role of Lymphadenectomy in Esophageal Cancer

Jamieson, Glyn G.; Lamb, Peter J.; Thompson, Sarah K.

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):206-209, August 2009.

Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: Current Management

Ito, Fumito; Cho, Clifford S.; Rikkers, Layton F.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):210-218, August 2009.

Use of Emerging Oral Anticoagulants in Clinical Practice: Translating Results from Clinical Trials to Orthopedic and General Surgical Patient Populations

Merli, Geno; Spyropoulos, Alex C.; Caprini, Joseph A.

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):219-228, August 2009.

Ultrasound-Guided Radiofrequency-Assisted Segmental Liver Resection: A New Technique

Curro, Giuseppe; Bartolotta, Marcello; Barbera, Adalberto; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):229-233, August 2009.

Improvement in Glucose Metabolism After Bariatric Surgery: Comparison of Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Prospective Randomized Trial

Peterli, Ralph; Wölnerhanssen, Bettina; Peters, Thomas; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):234-241, August 2009.

Extensive Intraoperative Peritoneal Lavage as a Standard Prophylactic Strategy for Peritoneal Recurrence in Patients with Gastric Carcinoma

Kuramoto, Masafumi; Shimada, Shinya; Ikeshima, Satosi; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):242-246, August 2009.

18F-Fluorodeoxiglucose Positron Emission Tomography for the Evaluation of Neoadjuvant Therapy Response in Esophageal Cancer: Systematic Review of the Literature

Rebollo Aguirre, Ángel C.; Ramos-Font, Carlos; Villegas Portero, Román; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):247-254, August 2009.

Comparison of Transgastric NOTES and Laparoscopic Peritoneoscopy for Detection of Peritoneal Metastases

Voermans, Rogier P.; Sheppard, Brett; van Berge Henegouwen, Mark I.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):255-259, August 2009.

Factors Associated With Sphincter-Preserving Surgery for Rectal Cancer at National Comprehensive Cancer Network Centers

Temple, Larissa K.; Romanus, Dorothy; Niland, Joyce; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):260-267, August 2009.

Influence of Inflammation-Based Prognostic Score on Mortality of Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy for Far Advanced or Recurrent Unresectable Colorectal Cancer

Ishizuka, Mitsuru; Nagata, Hitoshi; Takagi, Kazutoshi; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):268-272, August 2009.

Mass Clamping of the Hilum to Facilitate Difficult Hepatectomy During Liver Transplantation: A Single Center 10 Year Experience

Pararas, Nikolaos; Levi, David; Selvaggi, Gennaro; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):273-276, August 2009.

Risk Factors for Pancreatic Leak After Distal Pancreatectomy

Nathan, Hari; Cameron, John L.; Goodwin, Courtney R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):277-281, August 2009.

Total Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Evaluation of Morbidity and Long-Term Survival

Reddy, Sushanth; Wolfgang, Christopher L.; Cameron, John L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):282-287, August 2009.

Subcutaneous Mastectomy With Conservation of the Nipple-Areola Skin: Broadening the Indications

Paepke, Stefan; Schmid, Rainer; Fleckner, Stefanie; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):288-292, August 2009.

Mapping the Compound Muscle Action Potentials of Cricothyroid Muscle Using Electromyography in Thyroid Operations: A Novel Method to Clinically Type the External Branch of the Superior Laryngeal Nerve

Selvan, Ben; Babu, Srinivasa; Paul, M J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):293-300, August 2009.

Comparison of Three Micromorphometric Pathology Classifications of Melanoma Metastases in the Sentinel Node

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

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):301-304, August 2009.

Individualization of Lymph Node Dissection in RET (Rearranged During Transfection) Carriers at Risk for Medullary Thyroid Cancer: Value of Pretherapeutic Calcitonin Levels

Machens, Andreas; Lorenz, Kerstin; Dralle, Henning

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):305-310, August 2009.

Surgical Response to Multiple Casualty Incidents Following Single Explosive Events

Propper, Brandon W.; Rasmussen, Todd E.; Davidson, Scott B.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):311-315, August 2009.

Poly-N-Acetyl Glucosamine Nanofibers: A New Bioactive Material to Enhance Diabetic Wound Healing by Cell Migration and Angiogenesis

Scherer, Saja Sandra; Pietramaggiori, Giorgio; Matthews, Jasmine; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):322-330, August 2009.

Lack of Insurance is Associated With Increased Risk for Hernia Complications

London, Jason A.; Utter, Garth H.; Sena, Matthew J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):331-337, August 2009.

Developing Quality Indicators for Elderly Surgical Patients

McGory, Marcia L.; Kao, Kenneth K.; Shekelle, Paul G.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):338-347, August 2009.

Implementation of Resident Work Hour Restrictions is Associated With a Reduction in Mortality and Provider-Related Complications on the Surgical Service: A Concurrent Analysis of 14,610 Patients

Privette, Alicia R.; Shackford, Steven R.; Osler, Turner; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(2):316-321, August 2009.