BJS Open

(The median citation count of BJS Open is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Prehabilitation in elective abdominal cancer surgery in older patients: systematic review and meta-analysis73
Recommendations from the ERAS® Society for standards for the development of enhanced recovery after surgery guidelines71
Systematic review of learning curves in robot-assisted surgery70
EHS and AHS guidelines for treatment of primary ventral hernias in rare locations or special circumstances44
Liver transplantation for unresectable colorectal liver metastases in patients and donors with extended criteria (SECA-II arm D study)39
Nationwide in-hospital mortality rate following rectal resection for rectal cancer according to annual hospital volume in Germany38
Prevalence of low anterior resection syndrome and impact on quality of life after rectal cancer surgery: population-based study36
Data verification of nationwide clinical quality registries36
Chemical signature of colorectal cancer: case–control study for profiling the breath print35
Incidence and management of patients with colorectal cancer and synchronous and metachronous colorectal metastases: a population-based study32
Identifying predictors of ventral hernia recurrence: systematic review and meta-analysis31
Association of intraoperative hypotension with postoperative morbidity and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis30
The quantitative impact of COVID-19 on surgical training in the United Kingdom29
Anastomotic leakage after elective colorectal surgery: a prospective multicentre observational study on use of the Dutch leakage score, serum procalcitonin and serum C-reactive protein for diagnosis28
Prevention of incisional hernia after midline laparotomy with prophylactic mesh reinforcement: a meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis27
Safety and feasibility of 2 h of normothermic machine perfusion of donor kidneys in the Eurotransplant Senior Program25
Cohort study of the effect of surgical repair of symptomatic diastasis recti abdominis on abdominal trunk function and quality of life25
Systematic review and narrative synthesis of surgeons' perception of postoperative outcomes and risk24
Impact of oral preoperative and perioperative immunonutrition on postoperative infection and mortality in patients undergoing cancer surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis with trial sequential 23
Meta-analysis of the impact of postoperative infective complications on oncological outcomes in colorectal cancer surgery23
Virtual reality simulation in robot-assisted surgery: meta-analysis of skill transfer and predictability of skill23
Gender representation in editorial boards of international general surgery journals23
Multicentre study of prepectoral breast reconstruction using acellular dermal matrix22
Topical moistening of mastectomy wounds with diluted tranexamic acid to reduce bleeding: randomized clinical trial21
Minimally invasive techniques for transthoracic oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer: systematic review and network meta-analysis21
Cytotoxicity and effect on wound re‐epithelialization after topical administration of tranexamic acid20
Minimally invasive versus open pelvic exenterations for rectal cancer: a comparative analysis of perioperative and 3-year oncological outcomes20
Effectiveness of a quality improvement collaborative in reducing time to surgery for patients requiring emergency cholecystectomy20
Anastomotic techniques for oesophagectomy for malignancy: systematic review and network meta-analysis19
Endothelial dysfunction is an early indicator of sepsis and neutrophil degranulation of septic shock in surgical patients19
Factors affecting mortality after traumatic brain injury in a resource-poor setting18
Accuracy of faecal immunochemical testing in patients with symptomatic colorectal cancer18
Treatment patterns and survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma in the Swedish national registry SweLiv18
Routine versus selective intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy: systematic review, meta-analysis and health economic model analysis of iatrogenic bile duct injury18
Recommended operating room practice during the COVID-19 pandemic: systematic review17
Effect of intraoperative nerve monitoring on postoperative vocal cord palsy rates after thyroidectomy: European multicentre registry-based study17
Prediction of success at UK Specialty Board Examinations using the mandatory postgraduate UK surgical examination17
Impact of technically qualified surgeons on laparoscopic colorectal resection outcomes: results of a propensity score-matching analysis17
Defining indocyanine green fluorescence to assess anastomotic perfusion during gastrointestinal surgery: systematic review17
Impact of gastric resection and enteric anastomotic configuration on delayed gastric emptying after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a network meta-analysis of randomized trials16
Radiomics: a new tool to differentiate adrenocortical adenoma from carcinoma16
Impact of postoperative complications on survival after oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer15
Combined robotic approach and enhanced recovery after surgery pathway for optimization of costs in patients undergoing proctectomy15
Association of bacteria in pancreatic fistula fluid with complications after pancreatic surgery15
Outcomes of robot-assisted versus conventional laparoscopic low anterior resection in patients with rectal cancer: propensity-matched analysis of the National Clinical Database in Japan15
Perioperative optimization in complex abdominal wall hernias: Delphi consensus statement14
Overall risk and risk factors for metachronous peritoneal metastasis after colorectal cancer surgery: a nationwide cohort study14
A systematic review of outcome reporting in incisional hernia surgery14
The impact of progesterone receptor negativity on oncological outcomes in oestrogen-receptor-positive breast cancer14
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the management of colorectal cancer in Denmark14
C-reactive protein : albumin ratio in patients with resectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma13
Discriminating complicated from uncomplicated appendicitis by ultrasound imaging, computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging: systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy13
Surgical treatment of anorectal melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis13
Time to definitive care within major trauma networks in England13
Reasons for staying in hospital after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy13
Optimal timing for surgical reconstruction of bile duct injury: meta-analysis13
Effect of preoperative oral antibiotics in combination with mechanical bowel preparation on inflammatory response and short‐term outcomes following left‐sided colonic and rectal resections13
Pressurized intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy: a review of the introduction of a new surgical technology using the IDEAL framework13
Quality of life and patient satisfaction after implant-based breast reconstruction with or without acellular dermal matrix: randomized clinical trial12
Prediction of 90-day mortality after surgery for colorectal cancer using standardized nationwide quality-assurance data12
Systematic review of classification systems for locally recurrent rectal cancer12
Immediate and delayed autologous abdominal microvascular flap breast reconstruction in patients receiving adjuvant, neoadjuvant or no radiotherapy: a meta-analysis of clinical and quality-of-life outc12
Regional pancreatoduodenectomy versus standard pancreatoduodenectomy with portal vein resection for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with portal vein invasion12
Economic assessment of starting robot-assisted laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in a single-centre retrospective comparative study: the EASTER study12
Influence of primary tumour and patient factors on survival in patients undergoing curative resection and treatment for liver metastases from colorectal cancer12
Patient-reported outcomes of immediate implant-based breast reconstruction with and without biological or synthetic mesh12
Faecal immunochemical testing and blood tests for prioritization of urgent colorectal cancer referrals in symptomatic patients: a 2-year evaluation12
Shortening surgical training through robotics: randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic versus robotic surgical learning curves12
Impact on postoperative complications of changes in skeletal muscle mass during neoadjuvant chemotherapy for gastro-oesophageal cancer11
Early operative management in patients with adhesive small bowel obstruction: population-based cost analysis11
Robotic complete mesocolic excision with central vascular ligation for right colonic tumours – a propensity score-matching study comparing with standard laparoscopy11
COVID-19-related absence among surgeons: development of an international surgical workforce prediction model11
Outcome selection, measurement and reporting for new surgical procedures and devices: a systematic review of IDEAL/IDEAL-D studies to inform development of a core outcome set11
Centralizing a national pancreatoduodenectomy service: striking the right balance11
Suture rectopexy versus ventral mesh rectopexy for complete full-thickness rectal prolapse and intussusception: systematic review and meta-analysis11
Role of diagnostic laparoscopy in patients with suspicion of colorectal peritoneal metastases to evaluate suitability for cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy11
Predictive immunohistochemical features for tumour response to chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer11
Eso-Sponge® for anastomotic leakage after oesophageal resection or perforation: outcomes from a national, prospective multicentre registry11
Impact of COVID-19 on the oncological outcomes of colorectal cancer surgery in northern Italy in 2019 and 2020: multicentre comparative cohort study11
Psychological distress and health-related quality of life up to 2 years after oesophageal cancer surgery: nationwide population-based study10
Self-reported and actual adherence to the Tokyo guidelines in the European snapshot audit of complicated calculous biliary disease10
Enhanced stress-resilience training for surgical trainees10
Autofluorescence pattern of parathyroid adenomas10
Prediction of surgical difficulty in minimally invasive surgery for rectal cancer by use of MRI pelvimetry10
Prognostic relevance of the revised R status definition in pancreatic cancer: meta-analysis10
Laparoscopic proximal gastrectomy with double-flap technique versus laparoscopic subtotal gastrectomy for proximal early gastric cancer10
Use of gene expression profiling to identify candidate genes for pretherapeutic patient classification in acute appendicitis10
Safety and efficacy of tranexamic acid in minimizing perioperative bleeding in extrahepatic abdominal surgery: meta-analysis10
Pathological complete response as a surrogate to improved survival in human epidermal growth factor receptor-2-positive breast cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis10
Digital technology to support lifestyle and health behaviour changes in surgical patients: systematic review10
Tumour growth rate of carcinoma of the colon and rectum: retrospective cohort study10
Clinical and surgical outcomes of patients with peritoneal mesothelioma discussed at a monthly national multidisciplinary team video-conference meeting10
Evidence, not eminence, for surgical management during COVID-19: a multifaceted systematic review and a model for rapid clinical change9
Variations in competencies needed to complete surgical training9
Effect of a multilevel implementation programme on shared decision-making in breast cancer care9
Meta-analysis and field synopsis of genetic variants associated with the risk and severity of acute pancreatitis9
Outcome after liver resection for primary and recurrent intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma9
Obese patients and robotic colorectal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis9
Mesh versus suture in elective repair of umbilical hernia: systematic review and meta-analysis9
Prognostic and predictive values of tumour budding in stage IV colorectal cancer9
Wearable devices to monitor recovery after abdominal surgery: scoping review9
Effect of structured use of preoperative portal vein embolization on outcomes after liver resection of perihilar cholangiocarcinoma9
Automated conversational agents for post-intervention follow-up: a systematic review9
Prevalence and risk factors for thyroid cancer in patients with multinodular goitre9
Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis on surgical training: global survey and a proposed framework for recovery8
Effect of modifying high-risk factors and prehabilitation on the outcomes of colorectal cancer surgery: controlled before and after study8
Stoma reversal after intended restorative rectal cancer resection in Denmark: nationwide population-based study8
Preoperative high-dose glucocorticoids for early recovery after liver resection: randomized double-blinded trial8
Conversion therapy for initially unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma using a combination of toripalimab, lenvatinib plus TACE: real-world study8
Discrimination in the surgical discipline: an international European evaluation (DISDAIN)8
Continent ileostomy: short- and long-term outcomes of a forgotten procedure8
Perirenal fat thickness as a predictor of postoperative complications after laparoscopic distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer8
Correlation between the level of the external wound and the internal injury in penetrating neck injury does not favour an initial zonal management approach8
Hemithyroidectomy versus total thyroidectomy for well differentiated T1–2 N0 thyroid cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis8
Repeat cytoreductive surgery with or without intraperitoneal chemotherapy for recurrent epithelial appendiceal neoplasms8
Intermittent pneumatic compression versus additional prophylaxis with enoxaparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism after laparoscopic surgery for gastric and colorectal malignancies: mul8
Total tumour volume as a prognostic factor in patients with resectable colorectal cancer liver metastases8
Systematic review of the incidence, presentation and management of gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm after pancreatic resection8
Variation in training requirements within general surgery: comparison of 23 countries8
Single-use negative-pressure wound therapy versus conventional dressings for closed surgical incisions: systematic literature review and meta-analysis8
Perforation rate after a diagnosis of uncomplicated appendicitis on CT8
Breath analysis for the detection of digestive tract malignancies: systematic review8
Systematic review of reporting benefits and harms of surgical interventions in randomized clinical trials8
Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis in laparoscopic right colectomy: updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials8
Barrett’s oesophagus and oesophageal cancer following oesophageal atresia repair: a systematic review8
Diagnostic accuracy of acute diverticulitis with unenhanced low-dose CT8
Dialkylcarbamoyl chloride-coated versus alginate dressings after pilonidal sinus excision: a randomized clinical trial (SORKYSA study)8
Interventions to prevent and treat sarcopenia in a surgical population: a systematic review and meta-analysis8
Change in emotional eating after bariatric surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis8
Effect of oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy on chemosensitivity in patients with peritoneal metastasis from colorectal cancer treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemother8
Liver resection with thrombectomy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and tumour thrombus in the inferior vena cava or right atrium7
Avoidable 30‐day readmissions in patients undergoing vascular surgery7
Experiences of implant loss after immediate implant-based breast reconstruction: qualitative study7
Predictive value of Altmetric score on citation rates and bibliometric impact7
Influence of socioeconomic status on immediate breast reconstruction rate, patient information and involvement in surgical decision-making7
Nationwide cohort study of the impact of education, income and social isolation on survival after acute colorectal cancer surgery7
Combined APRI/ALBI score to predict mortality after hepatic resection7
Ex vivo normothermic perfusion of isolated segmental porcine bowel: a novel functional model of the small intestine7
Preoperative biomarkers related to inflammation may identify high-risk anastomoses in colorectal cancer surgery: explorative study7
Impact of surgical infrastructure and personnel on volume and availability of essential surgical procedures in Liberia7
Delay to surgery in acute perforated and ischaemic gastrointestinal pathology: a systematic review7
Identifying the research priorities of healthcare professionals in UK vascular surgery: modified Delphi approach7
Epidemiology of paediatric injuries in Rwanda using a prospective trauma registry7
Randomized clinical trials comparing antibiotic therapy with appendicectomy for uncomplicated acute appendicitis: meta-analysis7
Percutaneous radiofrequency-assisted liver partition versus portal vein embolization before hepatectomy for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma7
Early urinary catheter removal after rectal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis7
Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and survival in oesophageal adenocarcinoma7
Video‐assisted thoracoscopic surgery for ectopic mediastinal parathyroid adenoma7
Hepatocellular uptake index obtained with gadoxetate disodium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment future liver remnant function after major hepatectomy for biliary malignancy7
Open versus laparoscopic incisional hernia repair: nationwide database study7
Treatment and survival of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: 15-year national cohort7
Value of individual surgeon performance metrics as quality assurance measures in oesophagogastric cancer surgery7
Major hepatectomy with combined vascular resection for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma7
Randomized clinical trial and meta-analysis of the impact of a fibrin sealant patch on pancreatic fistula after distal pancreatectomy: CPR trial7
Slow-transit constipation and criteria for colectomy: a cross-sectional study of 1568 patients6
Developing implementation strategies to adopt Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) guidelines6
The false dichotomy of surgical futility in the emergency laparotomy setting: scoping review6
A systematic review of colorectal multidisciplinary team meetings: an international comparison6
Preoperative imaging for colorectal liver metastases: a nationwide population-based study6
Peritoneal bridging versus fascial closure in laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay ventral hernia mesh repair: a randomized clinical trial6
Outcomes of multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma treatment with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy6
Long-term outcomes after perioperative treatment with omega-3 fatty acid supplements in colorectal cancer6
Action-related eye measures to assess surgical expertise6
Postoperative complications and waiting time for surgical intervention after radiologically guided drainage of intra-abdominal abscess in patients with Crohn’s disease6
Impact of COVID-19 on surgical emergencies: nationwide analysis6
Association of transport time with adverse outcome in paediatric trauma6
Perioperative management and anaesthetic considerations in pelvic exenterations using Delphi methodology: results from the PelvEx Collaborative6
Topical antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical wound infections in clean and clean-contaminated surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis6
Prognostic implications of histological organ involvement in retroperitoneal sarcoma6
Safety of anastomoses in colorectal cancer surgery in octogenarians: a prospective cohort study with propensity score matching6
Workplace mistreatment and mental health in female surgeons in Pakistan6
Role of clinical and CT findings in the identification of adult small-bowel intussusception requiring surgical intervention6
Quality of life in restorative versus non-restorative resections for rectal cancer: systematic review6
Acute kidney injury following hepatectomy and its impact on long-term survival for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma5
Trainee performance in radical gastrectomy and its effect on outcomes5
Laparoscopic versus open subtotal gastrectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma: cost-effectiveness analysis5
Hepatocellular carcinoma progression during bridging before liver transplantation5
Risk factors and impact of early anastomotic biliary complications after liver transplantation: UK registry analysis5
Causes of death after emergency general surgical admission: population cohort study of mortality5
Cognitive task analysis-based training in surgery: a meta-analysis5
Spatioregional assessment of the gut microbiota in experimental necrotizing pancreatitis5
Prediction and consequences of postoperative pancreatitis after pancreaticoduodenectomy5
Pattern of recurrence in patients with a pathologically complete response after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and surgery for oesophageal cancer5
Induction chemotherapy followed by chemoradiotherapy versus chemoradiotherapy alone as neoadjuvant treatment for locally recurrent rectal cancer: study protocol of a multicentre, open-label, pa5
Preoperative MRI for predicting pathological changes associated with surgical difficulty during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis5
Early abnormal fibrinolysis and mortality in patients with thermal injury: a prospective cohort study5
Recurrence and survival after standard versus oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer5
Incidence and recurrence rate of sigmoid diverticulitis in patients requiring admission to hospital in Iceland from 1985 to 2014: nationwide population-based register study5
Open versus robotic-assisted laparoscopic posterior component separation in complex abdominal wall repair5
Is radiomic MRI a feasible alternative to OncotypeDX® recurrence score testing? A systematic review and meta-analysis5
Complications and survival after hybrid and fully minimally invasive oesophagectomy5
Impact of post-hepatectomy liver failure on morbidity and short- and long-term survival after major hepatectomy5
The use of ChatGPT and other large language models in surgical science5
Adjuvant statin therapy for oesophageal adenocarcinoma: the STAT-ROC feasibility study5
Effects of high-intensity exercise training on physical fitness, quality of life and treatment outcomes after oesophagectomy for cancer of the gastro-oesophageal junction: PRESET pilot study5
Colostomy and quality of life after spinal cord injury: systematic review5
Time trends in incidence and survival of small intestinal cancer in Sweden5
Increasing incidence of colorectal cancer among the younger population in Sweden5
Ultrasound-guided abdominal wall infiltration versus freehand technique in anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome (ACNES): randomized clinical trial5
Outcomes of obstructed abdominal wall hernia: results from the UK national small bowel obstruction audit5
Transanal total mesorectal excision for locally advanced middle–low rectal cancers5
Treatment and long-term outcome of breast cancer in very young women: nationwide population-based study5
Mechanical and oral antibiotic bowel preparation versus no bowel preparation in right and left colectomy: subgroup analysis of MOBILE trial5
Population preference for treatment of uncomplicated appendicitis5
Selective decontamination of the digestive tract in upper gastrointestinal surgery: systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials5
Postoperative non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and oncological outcomes of rectal cancer5
Haemorrhoidal haemodynamic changes in patients with haemorrhoids treated using Doppler-guided dearterialization5
Liquid biopsy for cancer diagnosis using vibrational spectroscopy: systematic review5
Total colonic aganglionosis: multicentre study of surgical treatment and patient-reported outcomes up to adulthood5
Cardiac risk stratification in emergency resection for colonic tumours4
Comparing outcomes of robotic versus open mesorectal excision for rectal cancer4
Surgical repair of diastasis recti abdominis provides long-term improvement of abdominal core function and quality of life: a 3-year follow-up4
Impact of nutritional status and body composition on postoperative outcomes after pelvic exenteration for locally advanced and locally recurrent rectal cancer4
Utility of remnant liver volume for predicting posthepatectomy liver failure after hepatectomy with extrahepatic bile duct resection4
Transparency in surgical randomized clinical trials: cross-sectional observational study4
O4 Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study4
Intraoperative robotic-assisted low anterior rectal resection performance assessment using procedure-specific binary metrics and a global rating scale4
Abdominal versus perineal approach for external rectal prolapse: systematic review with meta-analysis4
Patterns and resectability of colorectal cancer recurrences: outcome study within the COLOFOL trial4
Standard versus distal Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in patients with BMI 50–60 kg/m2: 5-year outcomes of a double-blind, randomized clinical trial4
Availability, procurement, training, usage, maintenance and complications of electrosurgical units and laparoscopic equipment in 12 African countries4
Early diagnosis of anastomotic leakage after colorectal cancer surgery using an inflammatory factors-based score system4
Surviving rectal cancer at the cost of a colostomy: global survey of long-term health-related quality of life in 10 countries4
Impact of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on thrombus viability in patients with Wilms tumour and caval extension: systematic review with meta-analysis4
Electronic collection of patient-reported outcomes following discharge after surgery: systematic review4
Negative-pressure wound therapy after stoma reversal in colorectal surgery: a randomized controlled trial4
Contralateral exploration and repair of occult inguinal hernias during laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: systematic review and Markov decision process4
Prediction of cognitive response to surgery in elderly patients with primary hyperparathyroidism4
Long-term survival after self-expanding metallic stent or stoma decompression as bridge to surgery in acute malignant large bowel obstruction4
Patient-specific mental rehearsal with three-dimensional models before low anterior resection: randomized clinical trial4
Comparison of four surgical approaches for rectal prolapse: multicentre randomized clinical trial4
Impact of co-morbidity on reoperation or death within 90 days of surgery for oesophageal cancer4
Cardiovascular death and progression to end-stage renal disease after major surgery in elderly patients4
Research quality and transparency, outcome measurement and evidence for safety and effectiveness in robot-assisted surgery: systematic review4
Long-term outcome after resection and thermal hepatic ablation of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour liver metastases4
Variation in the rates of emergency surgery amongst emergency admissions to hospital for common acute conditions4
Textbook outcome in hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery: systematic review4
Timing of paediatric orchidopexy in universal healthcare systems: international administrative data cohort study4
Quality assurance for the NHS abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme in England4
Current evidence on posthepatectomy liver failure: comprehensive review4
Nationwide study of the impact of D2 lymphadenectomy on survival after gastric cancer surgery4
Sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with ductal carcinomain situ: systematic review and meta-analysis4
Targeted use of intraoperative frozen-section analysis lowers the frequency of completion thyroidectomy4
Natural orifice versus transabdominal specimen extraction in laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer: meta-analysis4
Early and late morbidity of local excision after chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer4
Impact of routine nasogastric decompression versus no nasogastric decompression after pancreaticoduodenectomy on perioperative outcomes: meta-analysis4
Risk of missing colorectal cancer with a COVID-adapted diagnostic pathway using quantitative faecal immunochemical testing4
Systematic approach towards reliable estimation of abdominal aortic aneurysm size by ultrasound imaging and CT4
Surgical training rotation design: effects of hospital type, rotation theme and duration4
MRI tumour regression grade in locally recurrent rectal cancer4
Demographic trends in the incidence of malignant appendiceal tumours in England between 1995 and 2016: Population-based analysis4
Recruitment and retention of participants in UK surgical trials: survey of key issues reported by trial staff4
Effect of oxygen‐producing suture material on hypoxic colonic anastomoses in an experimental model3
A comparison between thoracic epidural analgesia and rectus sheath catheter analgesia after open midline major abdominal surgery: randomized clinical trial3
Implementation of a 23-h surgery model in a tertiary care hospital: a safe and feasible model with high patient satisfaction3
Resectability of bilobar liver tumours after simultaneous portal and hepatic vein embolization versus portal vein embolization alone: meta-analysis3
Primary lung cancer in women after previous breast cancer3
Impact of a multidisciplinary training programme on outcome of upper rectal cancer by critical appraisal of the extent of mesorectal excision with postoperative MRI3
Severity grading of unexpected events in paediatric surgery: evaluation of five classification systems and the Comprehensive Complication Index (CCI®)3
Classification of the colonic splenic flexure based on three-dimensional CT analysis3
Effect of intraperitoneal chemotherapy concentration on morbidity and survival3
Impact of time interval between multidisciplinary team meeting and intended pancreatoduodenectomy on oncological outcomes3
Cost-effectiveness of gallbladder histopathology after cholecystectomy for benign disease3
Surgical cognitive simulation improves real-world surgical performance: randomized study3
Impact of surgical resection rate on survival in gastric cancer: nationwide study3
Fertility treatment and breast-cancer incidence: meta-analysis3
Clinical outcomes and cost of robotic ventral hernia repair: systematic review3
Factors associated with metachronous metastases and survival in locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer3
Effect of introduction of indocyanine green angiography of parathyroid glands on postoperative hypoparathyroidism after total thyroidectomy3
Patient, kidney, and pancreas survival in pancreas after kidney transplantation versus simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation: meta-analysis3
Safety and feasibility of laparoscopic surgery for elderly rectal cancer patients in Japan: a nationwide study3
Effects of quercetin on exercise performance, physical activity and blood supply in a novel model of sustained hind-limb ischaemia3
Serum carcinoembryonic antigen and carbohydrate antigen 19-9 as preoperative diagnostic biomarkers of extrahepatic bile duct cancer3
Defining stage in mucinous tumours of the appendix with peritoneal dissemination: the importance of grading terminology: systematic review3
Failure to rescue patients after emergency laparotomy for large bowel perforation: analysis of the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA)3
Effect of remote ischaemic preconditioning on mortality and morbidity after non-cardiac surgery: meta-analysis3
Excision and suture in the midline versus Karydakis flap surgery for pilonidal sinus: randomized clinical trial3
Video-assisted anal fistula treatment versus fistulectomy and sphincter repair in the treatment of high cryptoglandular anal fistula: a randomized clinical study3
Surgical incidents and their impact on operating theatre staff: qualitative study3
Effect of mental rehearsal on team performance and non-technical skills in surgical teams: systematic review3
The impact of virtual reality simulation training on operative performance in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials3
Postoperative mortality risk assessment in colorectal cancer: development and validation of a clinical prediction model using data from the Dutch ColoRectal Audit3
Chlorhexidine versus povidone–iodine skin antisepsis before upper limb surgery (CIPHUR): an international multicentre prospective cohort study3
Composite Score: prognostic tool to predict survival in patients undergoing surgery for colorectal liver metastases3
Impact of bodyweight-adjusted antimicrobial prophylaxis on surgical-site infection rates3
Biological impact of an enhanced recovery after surgery programme in liver surgery3
Simulated model of RAPID concept: highlighting innate inflammation and liver regeneration3
Organ preservation following short-course radiotherapy for rectal cancer3
Laparoscopic and open surgery in patients with transverse colon cancer: short-term and oncological outcomes3
Mesenteric SParIng versus extensive mesentereCtomY in primary ileocolic resection for ileocaecal Crohn’s disease (SPICY): study protocol for randomized controlled trial3
Impact of co-morbidities on health-related quality of life 10 years after surgical treatment of oesophageal cancer3
Expanded criteria for pretreatment staging CT in breast cancer3
Randomized clinical trial of the effect of intraoperative humidified carbon dioxide insufflation in open laparotomy for colorectal resection3
Varicose veins treatment in England: population-based study of time trends and disparities related to demographic, ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographical factors3
Effect of sex on survival after resection of oesophageal cancer: nationwide cohort study3
Quality of reporting of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of surgical randomized clinical trials3
P92 Power dynamics in healthcare teams – a barrier to team effectiveness and patient safety: A systematic review3
Management of complex ventral hernias: results of an international survey3
Magnet and button battery ingestion in children: multicentre observational study of management and outcomes3
Definition and diagnosis of postsurgical hypoparathyroidism after thyroid surgery: meta-analysis3
Efficacy of surgical skin preparation with chlorhexidine in alcohol according to the concentration required to prevent surgical site infection: meta-analysis3
Comparative cohort study of Duhamel and endorectal pull-through for Hirschsprung’s disease3
Hospital variation in sphincter-preservation rates in rectal cancer treatment: results of a population-based study in the Netherlands3
Alterations in blood microbiota after colonic cancer surgery3
Impact of preoperative breast MRI on 10-year survival of patients included in the Swedish randomized multicentre POMB trial3
Comparison of the Peritoneal Cancer Index and Dutch region count as tools to stage patients with peritoneal metastases of colorectal cancer3
Achieving good-quality consent: review of literature, case law and guidance2
The dilemma of the disappeared colorectal liver metastasis: systematic review of reviews and evidence gap map2
Three-port versus four-port technique for laparoscopic cholecystectomy: systematic review and meta-analysis2
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of rectovaginal fistulas in patients with Crohn’s disease: results of the HOT-REVA pilot study2
Validation of the Skåne University Hospital nomogram for the preoperative prediction of a disease-free axilla in patients with breast cancer2
Total versus partial posterior fundoplication in the surgical repair of para-oesophageal hernias: randomized clinical trial2
Comparison of the urgent referral for suspected breast cancer process with patient age and a predictive multivariable model2
Quality of reporting of robot-assisted cholecystectomy in relation to the IDEAL recommendations: systematic review2
Determination of the extent of dissection in early gastric cancer based on lymph node station power index2
Global practice variation in pharmacologicthromboprophylaxis for general and gynaecologicalsurgery: systematic review2
P67 Integrated surgical teaching for juniors: surgical education during COVID-192
Impact of postoperative acute kidney injury in patients undergoing major gastrointestinal surgery on 1-year survival and renal outcomes: a national multicentre cohort study2
Comparison of short-term outcomes from the International Oesophago-Gastric Anastomosis Audit (OGAA), the Esophagectomy Complications Consensus Group (ECCG), and the Dutch Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer2
The current progress and critical analysis of three-dimensional scanning and three-dimensional printing applications in breast surgery2
Leucocyte count and C-reactive protein cannot be relied upon in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in HIV-infected patients2
Interventional treatments for prolapsing haemorrhoids: network meta-analysis2
Portal vein embolization versus dual vein embolization for management of the future liver remnant in patients undergoing major hepatectomy: meta-analysis2
Validated prediction model for positive resection margins in breast-conserving surgery based exclusively on preoperative data2
Outcomes after non-operative management of perforated diverticular disease: a population-based cohort study2
The impact of hospital volume on survival in patients with locally advanced colonic cancer2
Increased risk of type 3c diabetes mellitus after acute pancreatitis warrants a personalized approach including diabetes screening2
Polyethylene glycol-coated haemostatic patch for prevention of clinically relevant postoperative pancreatic fistula after pancreatoduodenectomy: randomized clinical trial2
Safety of bariatric surgery in patients with previous acute coronary events or heart failure: nationwide cohort study2
Practical model to identify liver transplant recipients at low risk of postoperative haemorrhage, bile leakage and ascites2
Role of circulating fibrocytes in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis2
Comment on: Surgical treatment of anorectal melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis2
Prediction of risk of osteoporosis after gastrectomy for gastric cancer2
Litigation in breast surgery: unique insights from the English National Health Service experience2
The clinical effectiveness of wound edge protectors in reducing surgical site infection after abdominal surgery: meta-analysis2
Association of postoperative infection and oncological outcome after breast cancer surgery2
Health economic analysis of total extraperitoneal repair versus Lichtenstein surgery for inguinal hernia: data from a randomized clinical trial2
Australasian ACPGBI risk prediction model for 30-day mortality after colorectal cancer surgery2
Effect of local anaesthetic infiltration on postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: randomized clinical trial2
Transanal versus conventional total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer using the IDEAL framework for implementation2
Rate of stoma formation following damage-control surgery for severe intra-abdominal sepsis: a single-centre consecutive case series2
Value of regular endosonography and [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose PET–CT after surgery for gastro-oesophageal junction, stomach or pancreatic cancer2
Feasibility of discharge within 72 hours of major colorectal surgery: lessons learned after 5 years of institutional experience with the ERAS protocol2
Assessment of self‐rated health 5 years after Roux‐en‐Y gastric bypass for severe obesity2
Outcomes for high-risk hepatoblastoma in a resource-challenged setting2
Timing of orchidopexy and its relationship to postoperative testicular atrophy: results from the ORCHESTRA study2
Repeat hepatic resection versus percutaneous ablation for the treatment of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma: meta-analysis2
The PERCEIVE quantitative study: PrEdiction of Risk and Communication of outcome following major lower-limb amputation: protocol for a collaboratiVE study2
Corrigendum to: Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis on surgical training: global survey and a proposed framework for recovery2
Risk-adjusted mortality in severely injured adult trauma patients in Sweden2
Consensus exercise identifying priorities for research in the field of general surgery of childhood in the UK2
Radiotherapy regimens for rectal cancer: long-term outcomes and health-related quality of life in the Stockholm III trial2
Effect of the learning curve on survival after laparoscopic liver resection for colorectal metastases2
Survey of the attitudes of hepatopancreatobiliary surgeons in northern Europe to resection of choledochal cysts in asymptomatic Western adults2
Clostridium difficile infection after ileostomy closure and anastomotic failure in rectal cancer surgery patients2
Safety and efficacy of laxatives after major abdominal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis2
Prognostic role of selection criteria for liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a network meta-analysis2
Changes in attentional resources during the acquisition of laparoscopic surgical skills2
Residual lymph node tumour burden following removal of a single axillary sentinel lymph with macrometastatic disease in women with screen-detected invasive breast cancer2
Mechanical bowel preparation and antibiotics in elective colorectal surgery: network meta-analysis1
Emergency general surgery: impact of distance and rurality on mortality1
Effect of perioperative FLOT versus ECF/ECX on short-term outcomes after surgery for resectable oesophagogastric adenocarcinoma: propensity score-matched study1
Deciphering the inflection points to achieve proficiency for each procedure step during training in laparoscopic appendicectomy1
Improvement in quality of life among Sri Lankan patients with haemorrhoids after invasive treatment: a longitudinal observational study1
Nomogram to predict disease recurrence in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer undergoing rectal surgery after neoadjuvant therapy: retrospective cohort study1
Establishment and external validation of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in excluding postoperative pancreatic fistula after pancreatoduodenectomy1
Author response to: Surgical treatment of anorectal melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis1
Impact of rectal washout on recurrence and survival after anterior resection for rectal cancer1
Laparoscopic fundoplication and new aspects of neural anatomy at the oesophagogastric junction1
Cancer multidisciplinary team meetings: impact of logistical challenges on communication and decision-making1
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Prediction of a positive circumferential resection margin at surgery following neoadjuvant chemotherapy for adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus1
The quantum physics of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas1
Increasing the use of perioperative risk scoring in emergency laparotomy: nationwide quality improvement programme1
Oral feeding in postoperative pancreatic fistula after pancreatoduodenectomy: meta-analysis1
A multilevel, step-based model to evaluate progress in procedure efficiency for laparoscopic appendicectomy in surgical training: structured evaluation using ‘ebb-and-flow’ and ‘string-of-pearls’ conc1
Pelvic sentinel lymph nodes have minimal impact on survival in melanoma patients1
P98 Quality Improvement Project: Improving documentation and junior doctor confidence on COVID-19 ward rounds using a ward round pro forma1
Differences in the management of patients requiring an emergency resection for colonic cancer in two European populations1
Hereditary colorectal, gastric, and pancreatic cancer: comprehensive review1
Beyond the hashtag: describing and understanding the full impact of the #BJSConnect tweet chat May 20191
Optimization of follow-up in patients with papillary thyroid cancer who show no evidence of disease 9–12 months after treatment1
Effect of interval between neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and surgery on disease recurrence and survival in rectal cancer: long-term results of a randomized clinical trial1
P53 First Reported Case of Successful Non-Surgical Management for Acute Small Intestinal Obstruction Caused by Enterolith as A Rare Complication of Jejunal Diverticulosis1
Barrier materials for prevention of surgical adhesions: systematic review1
The management of retrorectal tumours: tertiary centre retrospective study1
Effect of different limb lengths on quality of life, eating patterns and gastrointestinal symptoms after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in superobese patients: randomized study1
V10 The role of surgical trainees in recruiting to multicentre RCTs: an example from the Sunflower Study1
COVID-19 and the paediatric acute abdomen—the emerging dilemma of PIMS-TS1
Postoperative acute pancreatitis after pancreatoduodenectomy: the importance of considering modifiers when validating a definition1
P108 Service Evaluation - the impact and lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic on a UK burns centre1
The value of intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and varying baseline parathyroid hormone levels1
Ultra-early initiation of postoperative rehabilitation in the post-anaesthesia care unit after major thoracic surgery: case–control study1
Exploring human factors in the operating room: scoping review of training offerings for healthcare professionals1
Outcome and prognosis after adrenal metastasectomy: nationwide study1
One-year functional outcomes of patients aged 80 years or more undergoing colonic cancer surgery: prospective, multicentre observational study1
Burden of in-hospital care in oesophageal cancer: national population-based study1
Mucinous rectal cancers: clinical features and prognosis in a population-based cohort1
The effect of remote ischaemic preconditioning on postoperative cardiac and inflammatory biomarkers in pancreatic surgery: a randomized controlled trial1
Impact of extent of disease on 1-year healthcare costs in patients who undergo cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for colorectal peritoneal metastases: retrospective 1
Mesh-fixation technique for inguinal hernia repair: umbrella review1
Provision of a local anaesthetic minor procedures service by surgical advanced clinical practitioners: 5-year study1
V7 Project Restart’; Safe resumption of elective orthopaedic surgery following the Covid-19 pandemic1
Effect of timing of perioperative chemical thromboprophylaxis on thromboembolic, bleeding, and other complications during and after antireflux surgery: multicentre cohort study1
Use of intraoperative parathyroid hormone measurements during parathyroidectomy to predict postoperative parathyroid hormone levels in patients with renal hyperparathyroidism: meta-analysis1
Physiological performance and inflammatory markers as indicators of complications after oesophageal cancer surgery1
Thyroidectomy via unilateral axillo-breast approach (UABA) with gas insufflation: prospective multicentre European study1
Cost-effectiveness of single-use negative-pressure therapy compared with standard care for prevention of reconstruction failure in prepectoral breast reconstruction1
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass limb lengths—how to optimize the balance between weight loss and risk of malnutrition?1
Changing patterns of multidisciplinary team treatment, early mortality, and survival in colorectal cancer1
Automatic purse-string suture skill assessment in transanal total mesorectal excision using deep learning-based video analysis1
Role of delay and antibiotics on PERForation rate while waiting appendicECTomy (PERFECT): a protocol for a randomized non-inferiority trial1
Associations between preoperative anaemia and hospital costs following major abdominal surgery: cohort study1
Corrigendum to: Identifying predictors of ventral hernia recurrence: systematic review and meta-analysis1
Clinical outcomes of surgical and imatinib treatment for rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumours: retrospective cohort study1
Impact of long-course neoadjuvant radiation on postoperative low anterior resection syndrome and stoma status in rectal cancer: long-term functional follow-up of a randomized clinical trial1
Prognostic model to predict postoperative acute kidney injury in patients undergoing major gastrointestinal surgery based on a national prospective observational cohort study1
Gastroparesis with bezoar formation in patients treated with glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists: potential relevance for bariatric and other gastric surgery1
Recruiting to surgical trials in the emergency setting: using a mixed methods study to understand clinician and patient perspectives1
Somatic symptom severity association with healthcare utilization and costs in surgical inpatients with an episode of abdominal pain1
P2 3-year observation study of Plerixafor use in New Zealand1
V2 Evaluation of risk prediction models for postoperative pulmonary complications in adults undergoing major abdominal surgery: A systematic review and external validation study of the REspiratory COm1
Liver resection and ablation for squamous cell carcinoma liver metastases1
Global guidelines for emergency general surgery: systematic review and Delphi prioritization process1
Minimally invasive versus open pancreatic surgery: meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials1
Risk stratification for the detection of metachronous polyps after bowel screening polypectomy: clinical outcomes from the Integrated Technologies for Improved Polyp Surveillance (INCISE) study cohort1
Meta-analysis of goal-directed fluid therapy using transoesophageal Doppler monitoring in patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery1
Stoma care research in low- and middle-income countries: update from the NIHR global health research unit on global surgery1
Postoperative outcomes in oesophagectomy with trainee involvement1
Comment on: Routine versus selective intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy: systematic review, meta-analysis, and health economic model analysis of iatrogenic bile duct injury1
Impact of perioperative steroid administration in patients undergoing elective liver resection: meta-analysis1
Development of an online research platform for use in a large-scale multicentre study1
Hepatic vein resection and reconstruction for liver malignancies: expanding indication and enhancing parenchyma-sparing hepatectomy1
Comment on: Global variation in anastomosis and end colostomy formation following left-sided colorectal resection1
Global wealth disparities drive adherence to COVID-safe pathways in head and neck cancer surgery1
Routine pathologic evaluation of circular stapler anastomotic rings is not useful after resection for colorectal cancer: retrospective study and systematic review with meta-analysis1
Attaining biochemical euthyroidism early after total thyroidectomy in Graves’ disease may lower long-term morbidity risk1
P79 Medical students’ mood adversely affected by COVID-19 pandemic: An interim analysis from the SPICE-19 prospective cohort study of 2075 medical students and interim foundation doctors1
Decision making in emergency laparotomy: the role of predicted life expectancy1
P52 Feasibility of “The Defect Study”: Neonatal diaphragmatic defect measurement and repair techniques in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia1
Preoperative risk factors for early recurrence after resection of perihilar cholangiocarcinoma1
P134 Under the weather: The Meteorological correlation in Orthopaedic Trauma and within Hertfordshire1
Role of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in liver transplantation for unresectable perihilar cholangiocarcinoma: multicentre, retrospective cohort study1
P75 Long-Term Survival After Minimally Invasive Resection versus Open Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression1
Ki67 expression at Kasai portoenterostomy as a prognostic factor in patients with biliary atresia1
Corrigendum to: Defunctioning loop ileostomy in anterior resection for rectal cancer and subsequent renal failure: nationwide population-based study1
Intratumoral injection therapies for locally advanced pancreatic cancer: systematic review1
Prospective methods for identifying perioperative risk-assessment methods for patient safety over 20 years: a systematic review1
Short-term outcomes of open surgical abdominal aortic aneurysm repair from the Dutch Surgical Aneurysm Audit1
Benchmarking of abdominal surgery: a study evaluating the HARM score in a European national cohort1
Outcome reporting in therapeutic mammaplasty: a systematic review1
Global overview of the management of acute cholecystitis during the COVID-19 pandemic (CHOLECOVID study)1
Cluster-randomized crossover trial of chlorhexidine–alcohol versus iodine–alcohol for prevention of surgical-site infection (SKINFECT trial)1
Outcomes of robotic low anterior resection versus transanal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer1