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Named "Best Surgical Journal" by residents and chairpersons, surgeons look to Annals of Surgery first for innovations in practice and technique. Thousands of subscribers find this journal a practical way to keep up to date with the most important developments in surgery. Special editorial features, including "What's New in General Surgery" and "Advances in Surgical Technique," help keep readers up-to-the-minute on clinical issues.Annals of Surgery for the iPad is available for download on the App StoreSM. Full-text access via the app is included with personal subscriptions to the journal.Published Monthly. Website: www.annalsofsurgery.com. Features --Ranked #1 of Surgery journals (2012 Journal Citation Reports, Thomson Reuters, 2013)--Original, peer-reviewed research--Review articles--Advances in surgical techniques--Publish ahead of print About the Editor(s) Keith D. Lillemoe MDSurgeon-in-Chief and Chief, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, The W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Specs ISBN/ISSN: 0003-4932Publication Frequency: Published 12 times per year (Monthly) Table Of Contents Pitfalls in Communication That Lead to Nonbeneficial Emergency Surgery in Elderly Patients With Serious Illness: Description of the Problem and Elements of a Solution.Cooper, Zara; MD, MSc; Courtwright, Andrew; MD, PhD; Karlage, Ami; Gawande, Atul; MD, MPH; Block, SusanArticle - Feature; pg. 949-957PDF: 206724 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.The Initial Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing: Lessons Learned to Prepare for the Next Disaster.Gates, Jonathan; Arabian, Sandra; CSTR, CAISS; Biddinger, Paul; Blansfield, Joe; Burke, Peter; Chung, Sarita; Fischer, Jonathan; Friedman, Franklin; Gervasini, Alice; PhD, RN; Goralnick, Eric; Gupta, Alok; Larentzakis, Andreas; McMahon, Maria; Mella, Juan; MD, MPH; Michaud, Yvonne; Mooney, David; Rabinovici, Reuven; Sweet, Darlene; Ulrich, Andrew; Velmahos, George; Weber, Cheryl; Yaffe, Michael; MD, PhDArticle - Feature; pg. 960-966PDF: 270548 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Standardized Practice Design With Electronic Support Mechanisms for Surgical Process Improvement: Reducing Mechanical Ventilation Time.Cook, David; MD, FAHA; Pulido, Juan; Thompson, Jeffrey; Dearani, Joseph; Ritter, Matthew; Hanson, Andrew; Borah, Bijan; Habermann, ElizabethArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1011-1015PDF: 245152 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.What Should Be the Gold Standard for the Surgical Component in the Treatment of Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer: Transthoracic Versus Transhiatal Esophagectomy.Kutup, Asad; Nentwich, Michael; Bollschweiler, Elfriede; Bogoevski, Dean; Izbicki, Jakob; MD, FACS; Holscher, ArnulfArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1016-1022PDF: 230214 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Signet Ring Cells in Esophageal and Gastroesophageal Junction Carcinomas Have a More Aggressive Biological Behavior.Nafteux, Philippe; Lerut, Toni; MD, PhD; Villeneuve, Patrick; Dhaenens, Jeroen; De Hertogh, Gert; MD, PhD; Moons, Johnny; Coosemans, Willy; MD, PhD; Van Veer, Hans; De leyn, Paul; MD, PhDArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1023-1029PDF: 235571 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Laparoscopic Wedge Fundectomy for Collis Gastroplasty Creation in Patients With a Foreshortened Esophagus.Zehetner, Jorg; DeMeester, Steven; Ayazi, Shahin; Kilday, Patrick; Alicuben, Evan; DeMeester, TomArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1030-1033PDF: 110942 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Total Gastrectomy Risk Model: Data From 20,011 Japanese Patients in a Nationwide Internet-Based Database.Watanabe, Masayuki; MD, PhD; Miyata, Hiroaki; Gotoh, Mitsukazu; MD, PhD; Baba, Hideo; MD, PhD; Kimura, Wataru; MD, PhD; Tomita, Naohiro; MD, PhD; Nakagoe, Tohru; MD, PhD; Shimada, Mitsuo; MD, PhD; Kitagawa, Yuko; MD, PhD; Sugihara, Kenichi; MD, PhD; Mori, Masaki; MD, PhDArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1034-1039PDF: 166555 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Early Complications After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery: Results From the Scandinavian Obesity Surgery Registry.Stenberg, Erik; Szabo, Eva; MD, PhD; Agren, Goran; Naslund, Erik; MD, PhD; Boman, Lars; MD, PhD; Bylund, Ami; RN, MSc; Hedenbro, Jan; MD, PhD; Laurenius, Anna; RD, PhD; Lundegardh, Goran; MD, PhD; Lonroth, Hans; MD, PhD; Moller, Peter; Sundbom, Magnus; MD, PhD; Ottosson, Johan; MD, PhD; Naslund, Ingmar; MD, PhDArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1040-1047PDF: 227141 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.The Mesocolon: A Histological and Electron Microscopic Characterization of the Mesenteric Attachment of the Colon Prior to and After Surgical Mobilization.Culligan, Kevin; Walsh, Stewart; Dunne, Colum; Walsh, Michael; Ryan, Siobhan; Quondamatteo, Fabio; Dockery, Peter; Coffey, J.Article - Original Articles; pg. 1048-1056PDF: 886606 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.A Prospective Evaluation of the Ligation of the Intersphincteric Tract Procedure for Complex Anal Fistula in Patients With Crohn's Disease.Gingold, Daniel; Murrell, Zuri; Fleshner, PhillipArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1057-1061PDF: 173535 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.The Roles of Lipocalin-2 in Small-for-Size Fatty Liver Graft Injury.Cheng, Qiao; Ng, Kevin; Xu, Aimin; Li, Chang-Xian; Liu, Xiao-Bing; Guo, Dong-Yong; Poon, Ronnie; Fan, Sheung-Tat; Lo, Chung-Mau; MBBS, MS; Man, Kwan; MBBS, MSArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1062-1072PDF: 1406256 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Sequential Occurrence of Preneoplastic Lesions and Accumulation of Loss of Heterozygosity in Patients With Gallbladder Stones Suggest Causal Association With Gallbladder Cancer.Jain, Kajal; MSc, PhD; Mohapatra, Trilochan; MSc, PhD; Das, Prasenjit; Misra, Mahesh; Gupta, Siddhartha; Ghosh, Manju; Kabra, Madhulika; Bansal, Virinder; Kumar, Subodh; Sreenivas, Vishnubhatla; MSc, PhD; Garg, Pramod; Kumar MD, DMArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1073-1080PDF: 289520 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Splenectomy and the Risk of Sepsis: A Population-Based Cohort Study.Edgren, Gustaf; MD, PhD; Almqvist, Rikke; Hartman, Mikael; MD, PhD; Utter, Garth; MD, MScArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1081-1087PDF: 175114 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Tumor-Associated Macrophages Are a Useful Biomarker to Predict Recurrence After Surgical Resection of Nonfunctional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors.Wei, Iris; Harmon, Charles; Arcerito, Massimo; Cheng, Debbie; Minter, Rebecca; Simeone, DianeArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1088-1094PDF: 353997 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.The Optimum Excision Margin and Regional Node Management for Primary Cutaneous T3 Melanomas (2-4 mm in Thickness): A Retrospective Study of 1587 Patients Treated at a Single Center.Lamboo, Lieke; Haydu, Lauren; BSCHE, MIPH; Scolyer, Richard; Quinn, Michael; Saw, Robyn; Shannon, Kerwin; Spillane, Andrew; Stretch, Jonathan; Bonenkamp, Johannes; MD, PhD; Thompson, JohnArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1095-1102PDF: 211294 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.The Natural History and Effect of Resuscitation Ratio on Coagulation After Trauma: A Prospective Cohort Study.Kutcher, Matthew; Kornblith, Lucy; Vilardi, Ryan; Redick, Brittney; Nelson, Mary; RN, MPA; Cohen, MitchellArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1103-1111PDF: 346736 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Intraluminal Nonbacterial Intestinal Components Control Gut and Lung Injury After Trauma Hemorrhagic Shock.Fishman, Jordan; MD, MPH; Sheth, Sharvil; Levy, Gal; Alli, Vamsi; Lu, Qu; Xu, Dazhong; MD, PhD; Qin, Yung; Qin, Xiaofa; MD, PhD; Deitch, Edwin; MD, FACSArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1112-1120PDF: 531608 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Derivation and Validation of a Quality Indicator of Acute Care Length of Stay to Evaluate Trauma Care.Moore, Lynne; Stelfox, Henry; Thomas MD, MSc; Turgeon, Alexis; MD, MSc; Nathens, Avery; MD, PhD; Lavoie, Andre; Emond, Marcel; MD, MSc; Bourgeois, Gilles; Neveu, XavierArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1121-1127PDF: 235494 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Genome-wide Expression Profiles of Necrotizing Enterocolitis Versus Spontaneous Intestinal Perforation in Human Intestinal Tissues: Dysregulation of Functional Pathways.Chan, Kathy; Leung, Kam; Tam, Yuk; Lam, Hugh; Cheung, Hon; Ma, Terence; Lee, Kim; To, Ka; Li, Karen; Ng, Pak; Cheung MD, FRCPCHArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1128-1137PDF: 733607 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Loss of Keratinocyte Focal Adhesion Kinase Stimulates Dermal Proteolysis Through Upregulation of MMP9 in Wound Healing.Wong, Victor; Garg, Ravi; Sorkin, Michael; Rustad, Kristine; Akaishi, Satoshi; Levi, Kemal; Nelson, Emily; Tran, Misha; Rennert, Robert; Liu, Wei; MD, PhD; Longaker, Michael; MD, MBA; Dauskardt, Reinhold; Gurtner, GeoffreyArticle - Original Articles; pg. 1138-1146PDF: 614268 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Statement on Surgical Preresidency Preparatory Courses.Association of Program Directors in Surgery, American; Board of Surgery, American; College of Surgeons, AssociationArticle - White Paper/Special Paper; pg. 969-970PDF: 59419 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Medical Management of the Surgical Patient: A Textbook of Perioperative Medicine.Nehra, DeepikaBook or Media Review - Book Reviews; pg. 1147-PDF: 45524 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 3rd ed.Ceppa, DuyKhanhBook or Media Review - Book Reviews; pg. 1148-PDF: 40747 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery.Sheu, Eric; MD, DPhilBook or Media Review - Book Reviews; pg. 1149-PDF: 37969 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.A New Policy to Implement CONSORT Guidelines for Surgical Randomized Controlled Trials.Clavien, Pierre-Alain; MD, PhD; Lillemoe, KeithEditorial - Editorial; pg. 947-948PDF: 56605 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.How People Die in 2014.Schwarze, Margaret; Nabozny, MichaelEditorial - Editorial; pg. 958-959PDF: 58019 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.The Danger of Complacency - Readiness and Preparedness = Effective Outcomes.Peleg, Kobi; PhD, MPHEditorial - Editorial; pg. 967-968PDF: 60997 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy After Unilateral Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.Fayanju, Oluwadamilola; Motunaryo MD, MPHS; Stoll, Carolyn; Fowler, Susan; Colditz, Graham; Margenthaler, JulieMiscellaneous Article - Meta-Analysis; pg. 1000-1010PDF: 281903 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.The Effect of the Endoscopic Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Liner on Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial.Koehestanie, Parviez; de Jonge, Charlotte; Berends, Frits; MD, PhD; Janssen, Ignace; Bouvy, Nicole; MD, PhD; Greve, Jan; MD, PhDMiscellaneous Article - Randomized Controlled Trials; pg. 984-992PDF: 462262 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Perineal Transanal Approach: A New Standard for Laparoscopic Sphincter-Saving Resection in Low Rectal Cancer, a Randomized Trial.Denost, Quentin; Adam, Jean-Philippe; Rullier, Anne; MD, PhD; Buscail, Etienne; Laurent, Christophe; MD, PhD; Rullier, EricMiscellaneous Article - Randomized Controlled Trials; pg. 993-999PDF: 241878 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Patient Safety Begins With Me.Hanto, Douglas; MD, PhDMiscellaneous Article - Surgical Perspectives; pg. 971-972PDF: 59975 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.The Misuse of the Terminology "Standard of Care" Hampers Innovations in Surgery.Shores, Jaimie; Javed, Ammar; Brandacher, Gerald; Lee, W.Miscellaneous Article - Surgical Perspectives; pg. 973-974PDF: 62736 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.Systematic Review of the Impact of Surgical Harm on Quality of Life After General and Gastrointestinal Surgery.Bouras, George; BMBS, BMedSci; Marie Burns, Elaine; PhD, MBCHB; BSc, MRCS; Howell, Ann-Marie; MBBS, BSc; Mark Bagnall, Nigel; MBChB, BMedSc; MSc, MRCS; Lee, Henry; MBBCh, BSc; Athanasiou, Thanos; MD, PhD; FECTS, FRCS; Darzi, Ara; FRS, FACS; FMedSci, HonFREngReview - Review; pg. 975-983PDF: 264863 KB Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.