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  1. Laparoscopy in management of appendicitis in high-, middle-, and low-income countries: a multicenter, prospective, cohort study
  2. Factors affecting outcomes following pelvic exenteration for locally recurrent rectal cancer
  3. A case report of squamous cell carcinoma in a suprapubic urinary catheter tract: surgical excision and simultaneous colostomy formation
  4. What is the evidence for the use of biologic or biosynthetic meshes in abdominal wall reconstruction?
  5. Assessment of the inferior mesenteric vein diameter as a surrogate marker to evaluate response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced rectal adenocarcinoma
  6. Pelvic floor reconstruction with bilateral gracilis flaps following extralevator abdominoperineal excision - a video vignette
  7. The use of adjuncts to reduce seroma in open incisional hernia repair: a systematic review
  8. Risk factors for unfavourable postoperative outcome in patients with Crohn's disease undergoing right hemicolectomy or ileocaecal resection An international audit by ESCP and S-ECCO
  9. Transperineal rectocele repair: a systematic review
  10. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the role of metronidazole in post-haemorrhoidectomy pain relief
  11. Surgical and Survival Outcomes Following Pelvic Exenteration for Locally Advanced Primary Rectal Cancer
  12. Predicting response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer with serum biomarkers
  13. Students' participation in collaborative research should be recognised
  14. Incisional hernia repair with retrorectus synthetic mesh and abdominoplasty - a video vignette
  15. The relationship between method of anastomosis and anastomotic failure after right hemicolectomy and ileo-caecal resection: an international snapshot audit
  16. A systematic review of new treatments for cryptoglandular fistula in ano
  17. Prophylactic mesh use during primary stoma formation to prevent parastomal hernia
  18. Reply to
  19. Parastomal hernia following cystectomy and ileal conduit urinary diversion: a systematic review
  20. Focusing the management of rectal cancer
  21. Determinants of morbidity and mortality following emergency abdominal surgery in children in low-income and middle-income countries
  22. Repair of Perineal Hernia Following Abdominoperineal Excision with Biological Mesh: A Systematic Review
  23. Obesity and colorectal liver metastases: Mechanisms and management
  24. Meta-analysis of closure of the fascial defect during laparoscopic incisional and ventral hernia repair
  25. Response to Demetteret al.: review of the quality of total mesorectal excision does not improve the prediction of outcome
  26. Parastomal hernia and prophylactic mesh use during primary stoma formation: a commentary
  27. The impact of cardiopulmonary exercise testing on patients over the age of 80 undergoing elective colorectal cancer surgery
  28. Response to a pilot single-centre randomized trial: the PATRASTOM trial
  29. Mortality of emergency abdominal surgery in high-, middle- and low-income countries
  30. Incisional hernia following closure of loop ileostomy: The main predictor is the patient, not the surgeon
  31. Biologic Mesh Reconstruction of the Pelvic Floor after Extralevator Abdominoperineal Excision: A Systematic Review
  32. Methods of abdominal wall expansion for repair of incisional herniae: a systematic review
  33. Systematic review of guidelines for the assessment and management of high-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN II/III)
  34. Retro-rectus repair of complex incisional hernia leads to low recurrence rate
  35. Delayed absorbable synthetic plug (GORE® BIO-A®) for the treatment of fistula-in-ano: a systematic review
  36. Onlay parastomal hernia repair with cross-linked porcine dermal collagen biologic mesh: long-term results
  37. Rectal cancer with synchronous liver metastases: Do we have a clear direction?
  38. Anal Sphincter Augmentation Using Biological Material
  39. Percutaneous management of pulmonary metastases arising from colorectal cancer; a systematic review
  40. Rectopexy for Rectal Prolapse
  41. Treatment of Fistula-In-Ano with Fistula Plug – a Review Under Special Consideration of the Technique
  42. Response to Heedmanet al.: Variation at presentation among colon cancer patients with metastases: a population-based study
  43. Biological Meshes for Inguinal Hernia Repair – Review of the Literature
  44. Abdominoperineal Excision
  45. The use of an acellular porcine dermal collagen implant in the repair of complex abdominal wall defects: a European multicentre retrospective study
  46. Abdominal Wall “Closure”
  47. Complex Cases in Abdominal Wall Repair and Prophilactic Mesh
  48. Incisional Hernia: Complications & Quality of Life
  49. Response to ‘Perineal hernia formation following extralevator abdominoperineal excision’
  50. Rituximab: modes of action, remaining dispute and future perspective
  51. Use of a pathway quality improvement care bundle to reduce mortality after emergency laparotomy
  52. Is C-reactive protein useful in prognostication for colorectal cancer? A systematic review
  53. Evidence for the C-seal device remains inconclusive
  54. The Cost-Effectiveness of Wound-Edge Protection Devices Compared to Standard Care in Reducing Surgical Site Infection after Laparotomy: An Economic Evaluation alongside the ROSSINI Trial
  55. Beyond enhanced recovery: authors’ reply
  56. Porcine dermis implants in soft-tissue reconstruction: current status
  57. Response to Tsiamouloset al. (2014): Does diverticular disease protect against sigmoid colon cancer?
  58. Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the umbilicus 8 years following anterior resection for villous adenoma of the rectum
  59. Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessment of Circumferential Resection Margin Predicts Disease-Free Survival and Local Recurrence: 5-Year Follow-Up Results of the MERCURY Study
  60. Beyond enhanced recovery
  61. Ultrasonography guided rectus sheath catheters versus epidural analgesia for open colorectal cancer surgery in a single centre
  62. Comment on Wille-Jørgensenet al.: Result of the implementation of multidisciplinary teams in rectal cancer
  63. Impact of wound edge protection devices on surgical site infection after laparotomy: multicentre randomised controlled trial (ROSSINI Trial)
  64. Comments on Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Anastomotic Dehiscence
  65. Synthetic or biological mesh use in laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy - a systematic review
  66. Did the ‘Be Clear on Bowel Cancer’ public awareness campaign pilot result in a higher rate of cancer detection?
  67. Short-term outcomes of the prone perineal approach for extra-levator abdomino-perineal excision (elAPE)
  68. Biologic meshes in perineal reconstruction following extra-levator abdominoperineal excision (elAPE)
  69. Biologic meshes in colorectal surgery
  70. The role of biologic meshes in abdominal wall reconstruction
  71. Response to Rosenberg et al.: current controversies in colorectal surgery: the way to resolve uncertainty and move forward
  72. Biological meshes: A review of their use in abdominal wall hernia repairs
  73. A single-centre experience of chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer: is there potential for nonoperative management?
  74. Exfoliated colonocyte DNA levels and clinical features in the diagnosis of colorectal cancer: a cohort study in patients referred for investigation
  75. Response to ‘Can the quality of colonic surgery be improved by standardization of surgical technique with complete mesocolic excision?’
  76. Supplemental cross-linking in tissue-based surgical implants for abdominal wall repair
  77. Collagen Implants in Hernia Repair
  78. Preoperative High-resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging Can Identify Good Prognosis Stage I, II, and III Rectal Cancer Best Managed by Surgery Alone
  79. Parastomal hernia repair outcomes in relation to stoma site with diisocyanate cross-linked acellular porcine dermal collagen mesh
  80. Minimal anatomical disruption in stoma formation: the lateral rectus abdominis positional stoma (LRAPS) - response to Stephenson et al.
  81. Letter. Re: Orenstein et al. (2010) Activation of human mononuclear cells by porcine biologic meshes in vitro. Hernia 14(4):401–407
  82. Bioprosthetics in Parastomal Hernia Repair
  83. Surgical training in gastrointestinal procedures within a UK gynaecological oncology subspecialty programme
  84. Xenograft Biologic Mesh Implantation in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and the FDA MAUDE Database
  85. Multicentre experience with extralevator abdominoperineal excision for low rectal cancer
  86. Patients With Low Rectal Cancer Treated by Abdominoperineal Excision Have Worse Tumors and Higher Involved Margin Rates Compared With Patients Treated by Anterior Resection
  87. Prospective assessment of patient directed outpatient communication from a patient and general practitioner perspective
  88. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Prediction of an Involved Surgical Resection Margin in Low Rectal Cancer
  89. The use of TME scores in rectal cancer surgery
  90. Clarifying the TNM staging of rectal cancer in the context of modern imaging and neo-adjuvant treatment: ‘y’‘u’ and ‘p’ need ‘mr’ and ‘ct’
  91. Accurate staging, selective preoperative therapy and optimal surgery improves outcome in rectal cancer: a review of the recent evidence
  92. Variations in Pelvic Dimensions Do Not Predict the Risk of Circumferential Resection Margin (CRM) Involvement in Rectal Cancer
  93. Multicentre randomized clinical trial of mechanical bowel preparation in elective colonic resection (Br J Surg 2007; 94: 689–695)
  94. Clarifying margins in the multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer: the MERCURY experience
  95. Magnetic resonance imaging pelvimetry in 186 patients with rectal cancer confirms an overlap in pelvic size between males and females
  96. Complexities and controversies in the management of low rectal cancer: Proceedings of the 3rd Pelican Surgical Symposium 2005
  97. Defining the rectum: surgically, radiologically and anatomically
  98. Magnetic resonance imaging of the low rectum: defining the radiological anatomy
  99. Quality of life and sexual function following surgery for rectal cancer
  100. The need for future surgical low rectal cancer studies
  101. A diverticular 'pain in the bottom'
  102. MRI identified prognostic features of tumors in distal sigmoid, rectosigmoid, and upper rectum: Treatment with radiotherapy and chemotherapy
  103. Caspase-independent killing of Burkitt lymphoma cell lines by rituximab
  104. MRI directed multidisciplinary team preoperative treatment strategy: the way to eliminate positive circumferential margins?
  105. Letter 2: Randomized clinical trial of bowel preparation with a single phosphate enema or polyethylene glycol before elective colorectal surgery (Br J Surg 2006; 93: 427–433)
  106. Bowel cancer: the outcome is improving
  107. Distribution of mesorectal lymph nodes in rectal cancer: in vivo MR imaging compared with histopathological examination. Initial observations
  108. Techniques and trouble-shooting in high spatial resolution thin slice MRI for rectal cancer
  109. Risk factors for anastomotic failure after total mesorectal excision of rectal cancer (Br J Surg 2005; 92: 211-216)
  110. Haemangiopericytoma of the sigmoid mesentery
  111. Management and imaging of low rectal carcinoma
  112. Preoperative radiotherapy for rectal cancer
  113. Optimal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer is by dissection in front of Denonvilliers' fascia
  114. Surgery Alone: Is Total Mesorectal Excision Sufficient for Rectal Cancer?
  115. Lessons to be learned: a case study approach
  116. Testicular tumours presenting as gynaecomastia
  117. An audit of the incidence of arm lymphoedema after prophylactic level I/II axillary dissection without division of the pectoralis minor muscle
  118. How should gynaecomastia be managed?
  119. An audit of job application forms in response to adverts in the British Medical Journal
  120. An unusual arrival of a hydrocoele
  121. Diagnostic lessons learnt from a series of enterovesical fistulae
  122. Historical perspectives on health
  123. Lessons to be learned: a case study approach
  124. Gynaecomastia
  125. Omeprazole, its isomers, and the carcinoid question
  126. Botanical perspectives on health Peppermint: more than just an after-dinner mint
  127. Suspected Acute Appendicitis: Is Ultrasonography Or Computed Tomography The Preferred Imaging Technique?
  128. Recurrent sigmoid volvulus treated by percutaneous endoscopic colostomy
  129. Changing patterns in the management of gastric volvulus over 14 years
  130. Historical perspectives on health
  131. Letters to the Editor
  132. Botanical perspectives on health: Of cystitis and cranberries
  133. The axillary arch of Langer – The most common muscular variation in the axilla
  134. Increasing Prevalence of Antimicrobial Resistance Among Uropathogens
  135. Correspondence
  136. Informed consent in patients with acute abdominal pain Letter 1
  137. Retroperitoneal gas after colonoscopy
  138. Historical perspectives on health
  139. Prospective Randomized Trial of a Metallic Intravascular Stent in Hemodialysis Graft Maintenance
  140. Refined localization of TSC1 by combined analysis of 9q34 and 16pl3 data in 14 tuberous sclerosis families