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Volume 99(8);  2017 Nov

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Review

Is the number of new trauma and orthopaedic consultant posts increasing or decreasing?
S Wilson, NPM Jain, DS Johnson
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 591–593. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0123
PMCID:
PMC5696926

Arris and Gale Lecture

Aural exostoses (surfer’s ear) provide vital fossil evidence of an aquatic phase in Man’s early evolution
PH Rhys Evans, M Cameron
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 594–601. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0162
PMCID:
PMC5696936

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

Cruciate Retaining compared with Posterior Stabilised Nexgen total knee arthroplasty: results at 10 years in a matched cohort
AIW Mayne, HP Harshavardhan, LR Johnston, W Wang, A Jariwala
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 602–606. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0086
PMCID:
PMC5696920

Original Research

Short-term surgical outcomes and patient quality of life between robotic and laparoscopic extralevator abdominoperineal excision for adenocarcinoma of the rectum
D Kamali, A Reddy, S Imam, K Omar, A Jha, M Jha
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 607–613. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0093
PMCID:
PMC5696922

General Surgery

Outcomes of an innovative training course in laparoscopic hernia repair
D Light, S Bawa, P Gallagher, L Horgan
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 614–616. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0094
PMCID:
PMC5696923

Vascular Surgery

The effects of centralisation of vascular surgical services in the Bath, Bristol and Weston area on the carotid endarterectomy pathway
E Partridge, M Brooks, C Curd, V Davis, C Oates, D McGeeney
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 617–623. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0087
PMCID:
PMC5696921
Factors influencing the choice of treatment modality for individual patients with varicose veins
B Campbell, N Chinai, P Hollering, H Wright, R McCarthy
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 624–630. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0122
PMCID:
PMC5696925

Orthopaedic Surgery

Enhanced recovery programmes for lower limb arthroplasty in the UK
NS Nagra, TW Hamilton, L Strickland, DW Murray, BONE Collaborative, H Pandit
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 631–636. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0124
PMCID:
PMC5696927

Plastic Surgery

The management of pretibial lacerations
P Singh, M Khatib, A Elfaki, N Hachach-Haram, E Singh, D Wallace
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 637–640. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0137
PMCID:
PMC5696929

Hip Surgery

Hip fracture surgery in mixed-use emergency theatres: is the infection risk increased? A retrospective matched cohort study
SK Agarwal, AA Khan, M Solan, M Lemon
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 641–644. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0183
PMCID:
PMC5696939

Patient Consent

Informed consent and the readability of the written consent form
N Sivanadarajah, I El-Daly, G Mamarelis, MZ Sohail, P Bates
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 645–649. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0188
PMCID:
PMC5696940

Thoracic Surgery

Crossing the bridge to VATS lobectomy
P Tcherveniakov, C Bogdan, N Chaudhuri
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 650–652. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0189
PMCID:
PMC5696941

Upper Limb

Intramuscular compared with subcutaneous transposition for surgery in cubital tunnel syndrome
MR Emamhadi, AR Emamhadi, S Andalib
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 653–657. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0111
PMCID:
PMC5696924

Technical Section

Staple line integrity test in sleeve gastrectomy
E Howie, DJ Pournaras, D Mahon
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 658. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0036
PMCID:
PMC5696912
Reduced port number in laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis following percutaneous transhepatic gallbladder drainage
KJ Tsai, PM Hsieh
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 658–659. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0048
PMCID:
PMC5696913
Assessing the amount of distraction needed for expandable anterior column cages in the cervical spine
MD Sewell, L Rothera, O Stokes, A Clarke, M Hutton
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 659–660. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0052
PMCID:
PMC5696915
Endoscopic-assisted local intralesional curettage and excision of intraosseous lesions in the talus
CJ Pearce, Y Chen, EM Puhaindran
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 660–661. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0051
PMCID:
PMC5696914
Air as contrast media for hip arthrogram
A Awad, PM Reynolds, M Ashworth
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 662. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0061
PMCID:
PMC5696916
How to remove a ring using an oxygen mask
TJ Holme, A Mohan
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 663. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0062
PMCID:
PMC5696917
Demonstrating local flaps – A simple model as part of informed consent
J Smith
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 663. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0069
PMCID:
PMC5696918
The Carrel patch clamp for renal transplantation
LAC Radford, TF Kleverlaan, SA Hosgood, ML Nicholson
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 664. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0080
PMCID:
PMC5696919

CORESS Feedback

CORESS feedback
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): 665–667. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0192
PMCID:
PMC5696942

Online Case Report

Hydronephrotic kidney with multiple extra-renal calyces
S Rajendran, A Cho, P Mishra, A Cherian
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): e219–e220. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2016.0287
PMCID:
PMC5696911
The exploding tumour on breast magnetic resonance imaging: an infected skin comedo
WAA Tjalma, MT Huizing
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): e221–e222. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0130
PMCID:
PMC5696928
Necrotising fasciitis of the left leg caused by perforated caecal adenocarcinoma
S Pouriki, M Skalistira, C Zoumpouli, N Alexakis
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): e223–e224. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0138
PMCID:
PMC5696930
Necrotising fasciitis in a patient treated with FOLFIRI-aflibercept for colorectal cancer: a case report
A Gonzaga-López, J Muñoz-Rodriguez, A Ruiz-Casado
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): e225–e226. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0143
PMCID:
PMC5696931
X-Bolt unforeseen placement complication: case report
AD Clarke, JBT Herron, JL McVie
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): e227–e229. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0152
PMCID:
PMC5696932
A case of massive porocarcinoma
T Boam, A Szczap, T Mendes da Costa, N Khirwadkar, L Tho, J Gollogly
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): e230–e232. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0153
PMCID:
PMC5696933
Intralesional excision with topical intralesional cryotherapy improves the treatment of keloid scarring in a paediatric patient
D Reissis, T Tickunas, RA Agha, AVH Greig
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): e233–e335. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0156
PMCID:
PMC5696934
The use of viable cryopreserved placental tissue in the management of a chronic rectovaginal fistula
JP Taylor, S Gearhart
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): e236–e240. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0157
PMCID:
PMC5696935
A rare case of simultaneous pneumoperitoneum and pneumomediastinum with a review of the literature
G Kourounis, QX Lim, T Rashid, S Gurunathan
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): e241–e243. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0165
PMCID:
PMC5696937
Perineal Richter’s herniation following proctectomy
H Jayamanne, BM Stephenson
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017 Nov; 99(8): e244–e245. Published online 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2017.0166
PMCID:
PMC5696938

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