Each year, Advances in Surgery reviews the most current practices in general surgery. A distinguished editorial board, headed by Dr. John Cameron, identifies key areas of major progress and controversy and invites preeminent specialists to contribute original articles devoted to these topics. These insightful overviews in general surgery bring concepts to a clinical level and explore their everyday impact on patient care.
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VOLUME 51 - 2017
Advances in Surgery
Can Neoadjuvant Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer Increase the Pool of Patients Eligible for Pancreaticoduodenectomy?
Can the Diagnosis of Appendicitis Be Made Without a Computed Tomography Scan?
Sleeve Gastrectomy and Diabetes: Is Cure Possible?
Vascular Resections During the Whipple Procedure
Transplantation of the Patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus
What Is the Proper Use of Opioids in the Postoperative Patient?
How Do We Prevent Readmissions After Major Surgery?
Can Surgery for Appendicitis Be Performed as an Outpatient Procedure?
Concurrent Surgery: What is Appropriate?
Who Should Manage Patients with Adhesive Small Bowel
Do Patient-Reported Outcomes Correlate with Clinical Outcomes Following Surgery?
Minimally Invasive Gastric Surgery
Is Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Necessary After a Positive Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy?
Do Patients Mandate Resection After a First Episode of Acute Diverticulitis of the Colon with a Complication?
Per-Oral Esophageal Myotomy: Is It a Safe and Durable Procedure for Achalasia?
Is Open Vascular Surgery or Endovascular Surgery the Better Option for Lower Extremity Arterial Occlusive Disease?
The Use of Radiofrequency Detection to Mitigate the Risk of Retained Surgical Sponges
Professionalism in Surgery: Crucial Skills for Attendings and Residents
Buchman, Timothy G. Professor of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine.
Kent, K. Craig University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Lillemoe, Keith Massachusetts General Hospital.
McMasters, Kelly M. University of Louisville
Talamini, Mark Stony Brook Medicine.
Yeo, Charles J. Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson Universityy, Philadelphia, PA.