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February 2011 - Volume 253 - Issue 2
pp: 215-423

A Reassessment of Needs and Practice Patterns in Pharmacologic Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboembolism Following Elective Major Surgery

Qadan, Motaz; Polk, Hiram C. Jr; Hohmann, Samuel F.; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):215-220, February 2011.

Meckel's Diverticulum—A High-Risk Region for Malignancy in the Ileum: Insights From a Population-Based Epidemiological Study and Implications in Surgical Management

Thirunavukarasu, Pragatheeshwar; Sathaiah, Magesh; Sukumar, Shyam; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):223-230, February 2011.

Reducing Ethnic Disparities in the Quality of Trauma Care: An Important Research Gap

Hosking, Jamie E.; Ameratunga, Shanthi N.; Bramley, Dale M.; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):233-237, February 2011.

The Impact of Surgery on Survival of Patients With Cutaneous Melanoma: Revisiting the Role of Primary Tumor Excision Margins

Mocellin, Simone; Pasquali, Sandro; Nitti, Donato

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):238-243, February 2011.

Minilaparoscopic Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Thakur, Varsha; Schlachta, Christopher M.; Jayaraman, Shiva

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):244-258, February 2011.

Ischemic Cholangiopathy After Controlled Donation After Cardiac Death Liver Transplantation: A Meta-analysis

Jay, Colleen L.; Lyuksemburg, Vadim; Ladner, Daniela P.; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):259-264, February 2011.

Mental Practice Enhances Surgical Technical Skills: A Randomized Controlled Study

Arora, Sonal; Aggarwal, Rajesh; Sirimanna, Pramudith; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):265-270, February 2011.

The Prevalence of Lymph Node Metastases in Patients With T1 Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A Retrospective Review of Esophagectomy Specimens

Leers, Jessica M.; DeMeester, Steven R.; Oezcelik, Arzu; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):271-278, February 2011.

Prognostic Value of Endoscopic Biopsy Findings After Induction Chemoradiotherapy With and Without Surgery for Esophageal Cancer

Miyata, Hiroshi; Yamasaki, Makoto; Takiguchi, Shuji; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):279-284, February 2011.

Esophageal Dysmotility Disorders After Laparoscopic Gastric Banding—An Underestimated Complication

Naef, Markus; Mouton, Wolfgang G.; Naef, Ursula; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):285-290, February 2011.

Laparoscopic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernia: Long-term Follow-up Reveals Good Clinical Outcome Despite High Radiological Recurrence Rate

Dallemagne, Bernard; Kohnen, Laurent; Perretta, Silvana; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):291-296, February 2011.

A Team-Based Protocol and Electromagnetic Technology Eliminate Feeding Tube Placement Complications

Koopmann, Matthew C.; Kudsk, Kenneth A.; Szotkowski, Molly J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):297-302, February 2011.

Early Diagnosis of Intestinal Ischemia Using Urinary and Plasma Fatty Acid Binding Proteins

Thuijls, Geertje; Wijck, Kim van; Grootjans, Joep; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):303-308, February 2011.

Improving Outcomes After Laparoscopic Appendectomy: A Population-Based, 12-year Trend Analysis of 7446 Patients

Brügger, Lukas; Rosella, Laura; Candinas, Daniel; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):309-313, February 2011.

Mucosectomy With Handsewn Anastomosis Reduces the Risk of Adenoma Formation in the Anorectal Segment After Restorative Proctocolectomy for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

von Roon, Alexander C.; Will, Olivia C. C.; Man, Ripple F.; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):314-317, February 2011.

A Predictive Model for Lymph Node Yield in Colon Cancer Resection Specimens

Nash, Garrett M.; Row, David; Weiss, Alexander; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):318-322, February 2011.

Effects of Chronic Immunosuppression on Long-term Oncologic Outcomes for Colorectal Cancer Patients Undergoing Surgery

Khoury, Wisam; Lavery, Ian C.; Kiran, Ravi P.

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):323-327, February 2011.

A Lethally Irradiated Allogeneic Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor-Secreting Tumor Vaccine for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Phase II Trial of Safety, Efficacy, and Immune Activation

Eric, Lutz; Yeo, Charles J.; Lillemoe, Keith D.; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):328-335, February 2011.

Adjuvant Radioimmunotherapy Improves Survival of Rats After Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases

de Jong, Gabie M.; Hendriks, Thijs; Eek, Annemarie; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):336-341, February 2011.

Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Anatomic Hepatectomy in China: Initial Experience

Ji, Wen-bin; Wang, Hong-guang; Zhao, Zhi-ming; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):342-348, February 2011.

Concomitant Extrahepatic Disease in Patients With Colorectal Liver Metastases: When Is There a Place for Surgery?

Adam, René; de Haas, Robbert J.; Wicherts, Dennis A.; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):349-359, February 2011.

Perioperative Reductions in Circulating Lymphocyte Levels Predict Wound Complications After Excisional Breast Cancer Surgery

Hogan, Brian V.; Peter, Mark B.; Achuthan, Rajgopal; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):360-364, February 2011.

Overall Burden of Healthcare-Associated Infections Among Surgical Patients: Results of a National Study

Sax, Hugo; Uçkay, Ilker; Balmelli, Carlo; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):365-370, February 2011.

Prehospital Intravenous Fluid Administration Is Associated With Higher Mortality in Trauma Patients: A National Trauma Data Bank Analysis

Haut, Elliott R.; Kalish, Brian T.; Cotton, Bryan A.; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):371-377, February 2011.

Portal Vein Thrombosis and Liver Transplantation: Evolution During 10 Years of Experience at the University of Bologna

Ravaioli, Matteo; Zanello, Matteo; Grazi, Gian Luca; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):378-384, February 2011.

Can the Impact of Change of Surgical Teams in Cardiovascular Surgery Be Measured by Operative Mortality or Morbidity? A Propensity Adjusted Cohort Comparison

Brown, Morgan L.; Parker, Sarah E.; Quiñonez, Luis G.; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):385-392, February 2011.

Increased Short- and Long-term Mortality at Low-volume Pediatric Heart Transplant Centers: Should Minimum Standards Be Set?: Retrospective Data Analysis

Davies, Ryan R.; Russo, Mark J.; Hong, Kimberly N.; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):393-401, February 2011.

Angiogenesis in Wounds Treated by Microdeformational Wound Therapy

Erba, Paolo; Ogawa, Rei; Ackermann, Maximilian; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):402-409, February 2011.

AmbLOXe—An Epidermal Lipoxygenase of the Mexican Axolotl in the Context of Amphibian Regeneration and Its Impact on Human Wound Closure In Vitro

Menger, Bjoern; Vogt, Peter M.; Allmeling, Christina; More

Annals of Surgery. 253(2):410-418, February 2011.