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December 2009 - Volume 250 - Issue 6
pp: 861-1046

Original Articles

Communication Practices on 4 Harvard Surgical Services: A Surgical Safety Collaborative

ElBardissi, Andrew W.; Regenbogen, Scott E.; Greenberg, Caprice C.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):861-865, December 2009.

The Usefulness of Preoperative Dual-Phase 99mTc MIBI-Scintigraphy and IO-PTH Assay in the Treatment of Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism

Gasparri, Guido; Camandona, Michele; Bertoldo, Ugo; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):868-871, December 2009.

Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study of the Efficacy of Lanreotide 30 mg PR in the Treatment of Pancreatic and Enterocutaneous Fistulae

Gayral, François; Campion, Jean-Pierre; Regimbeau, Jean-Marc; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):872-877, December 2009.

Signet Ring Cell Histology is an Independent Predictor of Poor Prognosis in Gastric Adenocarcinoma Regardless of Tumoral Clinical Presentation

Piessen, Guillaume; Messager, Mathieu; Leteurtre, Emmanuelle; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):878-887, December 2009.

[18F]-Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography for the Assessment of Histopathologic Response and Prognosis After Completion of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation in Esophageal Cancer

Vallböhmer, Daniel; Hölscher, Arnulf H.; Dietlein, Markus; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):888-894, December 2009.

Surgeons’ Volume of Colorectal Cancer Procedures and Collaborative Decision-Making About Adjuvant Therapies

Rogers, Selwyn O. Jr; Ayanian, John Z.; Ko, Clifford Y.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):895-900, December 2009.

Variability in Length of Stay After Colorectal Surgery: Assessment of 182 Hospitals in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

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

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):901-907, December 2009.

Twenty-Five-Year Follow-up for Liver Resection: The Personal Series of Dr. Joseph G. Fortner

Fortner, Joseph G.; Fong, Yuman

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):908-913, December 2009.

Predicting the Risk of Perioperative Transfusion for Patients Undergoing Elective Hepatectomy

Sima, Camelia S.; Jarnagin, William R.; Fong, Yuman; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):914-921, December 2009.

Is Portal Hypertension a Contraindication to Hepatic Resection?

Cucchetti, Alessandro; Ercolani, Giorgio; Vivarelli, Marco; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):922-928, December 2009.

Perioperative Mortality for Management of Hepatic Neoplasm: A Simple Risk Score

Simons, Jessica P.; Hill, Joshua S.; Ng, Sing Chau; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):929-934, December 2009.

Importance of Complete Pathologic Response to Prehepatectomy Chemotherapy in Treating Colorectal Cancer Metastases

Tanaka, Kuniya; Takakura, Hideki; Takeda, Kazuhisa; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):935-942, December 2009.

Differential Diagnostic and Staging Accuracies of High Resolution Ultrasonography, Endoscopic Ultrasonography, and Multidetector Computed Tomography for Gallbladder Polypoid Lesions and Gallbladder Cancer

Jang, Jin-Young; Kim, Sun-Whe; Lee, Seung Eun; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):943-949, December 2009.

Adjuvant Gemcitabine Plus S-1 Chemotherapy Improves Survival After Aggressive Surgical Resection for Advanced Biliary Carcinoma

Murakami, Yoshiaki; Uemura, Kenichiro; Sudo, Takeshi; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):950-956, December 2009.

A Prospective Diagnostic Accuracy Study of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography, Multidetector Row Computed Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Primary Diagnosis and Staging of Pancreatic Cancer

Kauhanen, Saila P.; Komar, Gaber; Seppänen, Marko P.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):957-963, December 2009.

Sentinel Node Status Prediction by Four Statistical Models: Results From a Large Bi-Institutional Series (n = 1132)

Mocellin, Simone; Thompson, John F.; Pasquali, Sandro; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):964-969, December 2009.

Predictors of Survival After Resection of Retroperitoneal Sarcoma: A Population-Based Analysis and Critical Appraisal of the AJCC Staging System

Nathan, Hari; Raut, Chandrajit P.; Thornton, Katherine; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):970-976, December 2009.

Predicting Outcome by Growth Rate of Locally Recurrent Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma: The One Centimeter Per Month Rule

Park, James O.; Qin, Li-Xuan; Prete, Francesco P.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):977-982, December 2009.

Candidate Genes Associated With Malignant Pheochromocytomas by Genome-Wide Expression Profiling

Suh, Insoo; Shibru, Daniel; Eisenhofer, Graeme; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):983-990, December 2009.

Hypothyroidism Following Hemithyroidectomy: A Retrospective Review

Su, Shirley Y.; Grodski, Simon; Serpell, Jonathan W.

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):991-994, December 2009.

Trauma-Hemorrhage and Hypoxia Differentially Influence Kupffer Cell Phagocytic Capacity: Role of Hypoxia-Inducible-Factor-1α and Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase/Akt Activation

Hsieh, Chi-Hsun; Nickel, Eike A.; Hsu, Jun-Te; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):995-1001, December 2009.

Inflammatory Biomarkers in Combat Wound Healing

Hawksworth, Jason S.; Stojadinovic, Alexander; Gage, Frederick A.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):1002-1007, December 2009.

Prognostic Significance of the DNA-Index in Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Cirrhosis

Jonas, Sven; Al-Abadi, Houssein; Benckert, Christoph; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):1008-1013, December 2009.

Obesity, Surgical Site Infection, and Outcome Following Renal Transplantation

Lynch, Raymond J.; Ranney, David N.; Shijie, Cai; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):1014-1020, December 2009.

A Novel Polypeptide Derived From Human Lactoferrin in Sodium Hyaluronate Prevents Postsurgical Adhesion Formation in the Rat

Nilsson, Elin; Björn, Camilla; Sjöstrand, Veronika; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):1021-1028, December 2009.

Complications, Failure to Rescue, and Mortality With Major Inpatient Surgery in Medicare Patients

Ghaferi, Amir A.; Birkmeyer, John D.; Dimick, Justin B.

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):1029-1034, December 2009.

Quality and Safety on an Acute Surgical Ward: An Exploratory Cohort Study of Process and Outcome

Kreckler, Simon; Catchpole, Ken R.; New, Stephen J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):1035-1040, December 2009.

Positive Predictive Value of the AHRQ Accidental Puncture or Laceration Patient Safety Indicator

Utter, Garth H.; Zrelak, Patricia A.; Baron, Ruth; More

Annals of Surgery. 250(6):1041-1045, December 2009.