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April 2013 - Volume 257 - Issue 4
pp: 579-789,e5-e15

Risk Factors for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma After Antireflux Surgery

Löfdahl, Hedvig E.; Lu, Yunxia; Lagergren, Pernilla; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):579-582, April 2013.

State of the Evidence on Simulation-Based Training for Laparoscopic Surgery: A Systematic Review

Zendejas, Benjamin; Brydges, Ryan; Hamstra, Stanley J.; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):586-593, April 2013.

The Importance of Improving the Quality of Emergency Surgery for a Regional Quality Collaborative

Smith, Margaret; Hussain, Adnan; Xiao, Jane; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):596-602, April 2013.

Current Thoughts for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Using the Evidence to Determine Fact or Fiction

Levine, Steven M.; Sinno, Sammy; Levine, Jamie P.; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):603-608, April 2013.

A Systematic Review of Oncoplastic Breast-Conserving Surgery: Current Weaknesses and Future Prospects

Haloua, Max H.; Krekel, Nicole M.A.; Winters, Henri A.H.; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):609-620, April 2013.

Diagnostic Accuracy of Computed Tomographic Angiography for Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury Detection in Trauma Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Roberts, Derek J.; Chaubey, Vikas P.; Zygun, David A.; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):621-632, April 2013.

Implementation of the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist, Including Introduction of Pulse Oximetry, in a Resource-Limited Setting

Kwok, Alvin C.; Funk, Luke M.; Baltaga, Ruslan; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):633-639, April 2013.

Outcomes After Laparoscopic or Open Distal Gastrectomy for Early-Stage Gastric Cancer: A Propensity-Matched Analysis

Yasunaga, Hideo; Horiguchi, Hiromasa; Kuwabara, Kazuaki; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):640-646, April 2013.

Alterations in Gut Hormones After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Prospective Clinical and Laboratory Investigational Study

Dimitriadis, Efstathios; Daskalakis, Markos; Kampa, Marilena; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):647-654, April 2013.

The Choice of Primary Repair or Mesh Repair for Paraesophageal Hernia: A Decision Analysis Based on Utility Scores

Obeid, Nadia M.; Velanovich, Vic

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):655-664, April 2013.

Multicenter Analysis of Risk Factors for Anastomotic Leakage After Laparoscopic Rectal Cancer Excision: The Korean Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Study Group

Park, Jun Seok; Choi, Gyu-Seog; Kim, Seon Hahn; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):665-671, April 2013.

Impact of Robotic Surgery on Sexual and Urinary Functions After Fully Robotic Nerve-Sparing Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer

Luca, Fabrizio; Valvo, Manuela; Ghezzi, Tiago Leal; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):672-678, April 2013.

Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis: Analysis of Outcome and Quality of Life in 3707 Patients

Fazio, Victor Warren; Kiran, Ravi P.; Remzi, Feza H.; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):679-685, April 2013.

Survival Analysis of High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Therapy Versus Radiofrequency Ablation in the Treatment of Recurrent Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Chan, Albert C.Y.; Cheung, Tan To; Fan, Sheung Tat; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):686-692, April 2013.

CD39 Modulates Hematopoietic Stem Cell Recruitment and Promotes Liver Regeneration in Mice and Humans After Partial Hepatectomy

Schmelzle, Moritz; Duhme, Constanze; Junger, Wolfgang; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):693-701, April 2013.

The Right Posterior Bile Duct Anatomy of the Donor Is Important in Biliary Complications of the Recipients After Living-Donor Liver Transplantation

Jeon, Young Min; Lee, Kwang-Woong; Yi, Nam-Joon; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):702-707, April 2013.

Half-Life of Serum Alpha-Fetoprotein: An Early Prognostic Index of Recurrence and Survival After Hepatic Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Shim, Ju Hyun; Han, Seungbong; Lee, Young-Joo; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):708-717, April 2013.

Assessment of Nodal Status for Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma: Location, Number, or Ratio of Involved Nodes

Aoba, Taro; Ebata, Tomoki; Yokoyama, Yukihiro; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):718-725, April 2013.

Should the Portal Vein Be Routinely Resected During Pancreaticoduodenectomy For Adenocarcinoma?

Turrini, Olivier; Ewald, Jacques; Barbier, Louise; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):726-730, April 2013.

Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Is There a Survival Difference for R1 Resections Versus Locally Advanced Unresectable Tumors? What Is a “True” R0 Resection?

Konstantinidis, Ioannis T.; Warshaw, Andrew L.; Allen, Jill N.; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):731-736, April 2013.

Predictors of Surgery in Patients With Severe Acute Pancreatitis Managed by the Step-Up Approach

Babu, Raghavendra Yalakanti; Gupta, Rajesh; Kang, Mandeep; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):737-750, April 2013.

Benefit-Risk Balance of Reoperation for Persistent Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Machens, Andreas; Dralle, Henning

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):751-757, April 2013.

Variation in Risk-Adjusted Hospital Readmission After Treatment of Appendicitis at 38 Children's Hospitals: An Opportunity for Collaborative Quality Improvement

Rice-Townsend, Samuel; Hall, Matthew; Barnes, Jeff N.; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):758-765, April 2013.

The Risk of Major Elective Vascular Surgical Procedures in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease

Gajdos, Csaba; Hawn, Mary T.; Kile, Deidre; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):766-773, April 2013.

Abdominal Aortic Calcification and Surgical Outcomes in Patients With No Known Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Harbaugh, Calista M.; Terjimanian, Michael N.; Lee, Jay S.; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):774-781, April 2013.

Race and Surgical Residency: Results From a National Survey of 4339 US General Surgery Residents

Wong, Risa L.; Sullivan, Michael C.; Yeo, Heather L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 257(4):782-787, April 2013.

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