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August 2015 - Volume 262 - Issue 2
pp: 205-408,e37-e89

Comprehensive Surgical Coaching Enhances Surgical Skill in the Operating Room: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Bonrath, Esther M.; Dedy, Nicolas J.; Gordon, Lauren E.; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):205-212, August 2015.

Coaching Surgeons: Is Culture Limiting Our Ability to Improve?

Mutabdzic, Dorotea; Mylopoulos, Maria; Murnaghan, Michael Lucas; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):213-216, August 2015.

Equalizing MELD Scores Over Broad Geographies Is Not the Most Efficacious Way to Allocate a Scarce Resource in a Value-based Environment

Reed, Alan; Chapman, William C.; Knechtle, Stuart; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):220-223, August 2015.

The Evolution of Organ Allocation for Liver Transplantation: Tackling Geographic Disparity Through Broader Sharing

Axelrod, David A.; Vagefi, Parsia A.; Roberts, John P.

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):224-227, August 2015.

Morbidity and Mortality Conference 2.0

Sacks, Greg D.; Lawson, Elise H.; Tillou, Areti; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):228-229, August 2015.

Randomized Phase II Study of the Anti-inflammatory Effect of Ghrelin During the Postoperative Period of Esophagectomy

Takata, Akihiro; Takiguchi, Shuji; Miyazaki, Yasuhiro; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):230-236, August 2015.

Laparoscopic Surgery or Conservative Treatment for Appendiceal Abscess in Adults? A Randomized Controlled Trial

Mentula, Panu; Sammalkorpi, Henna; Leppäniemi, Ari

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):237-242, August 2015.

The Value of Isosulfan Blue Dye in Addition to Isotope Scanning in the Identification of the Sentinel Lymph Node in Breast Cancer Patients With a Positive Lymphoscintigraphy: A Randomized Controlled Trial (ISRCTN98849733)

O'Reilly, Elma Anna; Prichard, Ruth S.; Al Azawi, Dhafir; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):243-248, August 2015.

Impact of Surgical Quality Improvement on Payments in Medicare Patients

Scally, Christopher P.; Thumma, Jyothi R.; Birkmeyer, John D.; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):249-252, August 2015.

Taking a Chance or Playing It Safe: Reframing Risk Assessment Within the Surgeon's Comfort Zone

Zilbert, Nathan R.; Murnaghan, M. Lucas; Gallinger, Steven; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):253-259, August 2015.

Incremental Cost of Emergency Versus Elective Surgery

Haider, Adil H.; Obirieze, Augustine; Velopulos, Catherine G.; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):260-266, August 2015.

Is Physician Work in Procedure and Test Codes More Highly Valued Than That in Evaluation and Management Codes?

Kerber, Kevin A.; Raphaelson, Marc; Barkley, Gregory L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):267-272, August 2015.

The Association Between Hospital Finances and Complications After Complex Abdominal Surgery: Deficiencies in the Current Health Care Reimbursement System and Implications for the Future

Knechtle, William S.; Perez, Sebastian D.; Medbery, Rachel L.; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):273-279, August 2015.

Clinical Importance of Supraclavicular Lymph Node Metastasis After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Miyata, Hiroshi; Yamasaki, Makoto; Miyazaki, Yasuhiro; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):280-285, August 2015.

International Consensus on Standardization of Data Collection for Complications Associated With Esophagectomy: Esophagectomy Complications Consensus Group (ECCG)

Low, Donald E.; Alderson, Derek; Cecconello, Ivan; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):286-294, August 2015.

Risk Model for Distal Gastrectomy When Treating Gastric Cancer on the Basis of Data From 33,917 Japanese Patients Collected Using a Nationwide Web-based Data Entry System

Kurita, Nobuhiro; Miyata, Hiroaki; Gotoh, Mitsukazu; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):295-303, August 2015.

The Human Colon Is More Resistant to Ischemia–reperfusion–induced Tissue Damage Than the Small Intestine: An Observational Study

Hundscheid, Inca H.; Grootjans, Joep; Lenaerts, Kaatje; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):304-311, August 2015.

Adequacy of the National Quality Forum's Colon Cancer Adjuvant Chemotherapy Quality Metric: Is 4 Months Soon Enough?

Massarweh, Nader N.; Haynes, Alex B.; Chiang, Yi-Ju; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):312-320, August 2015.

Risk Factors for Anastomotic Leak After Colon Resection for Cancer: Multivariate Analysis and Nomogram From a Multicentric, Prospective, National Study With 3193 Patients

Frasson, Matteo; Flor-Lorente, Blas; Ramos Rodríguez, José Luis; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):321-330, August 2015.

Combined Mechanical and Oral Antibiotic Bowel Preparation Reduces Incisional Surgical Site Infection and Anastomotic Leak Rates After Elective Colorectal Resection: An Analysis of Colectomy-Targeted ACS NSQIP

Scarborough, John E.; Mantyh, Christopher R.; Sun, Zhifei; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):331-337, August 2015.

Clinical Health Service Research on the Surgical Therapy of Acute Appendicitis: Comparison of Outcomes Based on 3 German Multicenter Quality Assurance Studies Over 21 Years

Sahm, Maik; Pross, Matthias; Otto, Ronny; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):338-346, August 2015.

The Feasibility of Third or More Repeat Hepatectomy for Recurrent Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Mise, Yoshihiro; Hasegawa, Kiyoshi; Shindoh, Junichi; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):347-357, August 2015.

Laparoscopic Transabdominal With Transdiaphragmatic Access Improves Resection of Difficult Posterosuperior Liver Lesions

Ogiso, Satoshi; Conrad, Claudius; Araki, Kenichiro; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):358-365, August 2015.

Parietal Peritoneum as an Autologous Substitute for Venous Reconstruction in Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery

Dokmak, Safi; Aussilhou, Béatrice; Sauvanet, Alain; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):366-371, August 2015.

Minimally Invasive Versus Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Cancer: Practice Patterns and Short-term Outcomes Among 7061 Patients

Adam, Mohamed Abdelgadir; Choudhury, Kingshuk; Dinan, Michaela A.; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):372-377, August 2015.

Early Drain Removal—The Middle Ground Between the Drain Versus No Drain Debate in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Prospective Validation Study

Fong, Zhi Ven; Correa-Gallego, Camilo; Ferrone, Cristina R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):378-383, August 2015.

Long-term Prognosis of Resected Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in von Hippel-Lindau Disease Is Favorable and Not Influenced by Small Tumors Left in Place

de Mestier, Louis; Gaujoux, Sébastien; Cros, Jérôme; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):384-388, August 2015.

Scanning and War: Utility of FAST and CT in the Assessment of Battlefield Abdominal Trauma

Smith, Iain M.; Naumann, David N.; Marsden, Max E. R.; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):389-396, August 2015.

Antibiotic Prophylaxis to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Children: A Prospective Cohort Study

Khoshbin, Amir; So, Jeannette P.; Aleem, Ilyas S.; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):397-402, August 2015.

Increasing Compliance With an Antibiotic Prophylaxis Guideline to Prevent Pediatric Surgical Site Infection: Before and After Study

So, Jeannette P.; Aleem, Ilyas S.; Tsang, Derek S.; More

Annals of Surgery. 262(2):403-408, August 2015.

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