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JOGS New Issue Alert

Volume 18 Issue 9 of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery is now available online. SSAT members in good standing are just two steps away from accessing their JOGS subscriptions and reading both Online First articles and those in print publication: 1) Log into the Members Only Area, then 2) click on the JOGS cover.


Original Articles

Hyperglycemia 3 Days After Esophageal Cancer Surgery Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Postoperative Infection
Naoko Ito, Takeshi Iwaya, Kenichiro Ikeda, Yusuke Kimura, Yuji Akiyama, Masafumi Konosu, Kaoru Ishida, Hisataka Fujiwara, Koki Otsuka, Hiroyuki Nitta, Masahiro Kashiwaba, Keisuke Koeda, Satoshi Nishizuka, Masaru Mizuno, Akira Sasaki & Go Wakabayashi

Outcome of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Non-responders to Proton Pump Inhibitors
Emad Hamdy, Ayman El Nakeeb, Hosam Hamed, Mohamed El Hemaly & Nabil Gad ElHak

A Multi-institutional Analysis of Open Versus Minimally-Invasive Surgery for Gastric Adenocarcinoma: Results of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative
Gaya Spolverato, Yuhree Kim, Aslam Ejaz, Vicente Valero, Malcolm H. Squires, George Poultsides, Ryan C. Fields, Mark Bloomston, Sharon M. Weber, Alexandra W. Acher, Konstantinos Votanopoulos, Carl Schmidt, Clifford S. Cho, Shishir K. Maithel & Timothy M. Pawlik

SSAT Quick Shot Presentation

Perioperative Blood Transfusion Is Associated with Decreased Survival in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: a Multi-institutional Study
Jeffrey M. Sutton, David A. Kooby, Gregory C. Wilson, M. Hart Squires, Dennis J. Hanseman, Shishir K. Maithel, David J. Bentrem, Sharon M. Weber, Clifford S. Cho, Emily R. Winslow, Charles R. Scoggins, Robert C. G. Martin, Hong Jin Kim, Justin J. Baker, Nipun B. Merchant, Alexander A. Parikh, Daniel E. Abbott, Michael J. Edwards & Syed A. Ahmad

2014 SSAT Poster Presentation

Adenomas of the Ampulla of Vater: A comparison of Outcomes of Operative and Endoscopic Resections
Edwin O. Onkendi, Nimesh D. Naik, Jordan K. Rosedahl, Scott W. Harmsen, Christopher J. Gostout, Todd H. Baron, Michael G. Sarr & Florencia G. Que

Original Articles

Predictive Factors for Change of Diabetes Mellitus Status After Pancreatectomy in Preoperative Diabetic and Nondiabetic Patients
Keiichiro Hirata, Bunzo Nakata, Ryosuke Amano, Sadaaki Yamazoe, Kenjiro Kimura & Kosei Hirakawa

Pancreatic Atrophy Relative to External Versus Internal Drainage of the Pancreatic Duct After Pylorus-Preserving Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Daegwang Yoo, Shin Hwang, Ki-Hun Kim, Chul-Soo Ahn, Deog-Bok Moon, Tae-Yong Ha, Dong-Hwan Jung, Gil-Chun Park, Bo-Hyun Jung, Sung-Hwa Kang & Sung-Gyu Lee

The Cystohepatic Septum: Anatomical Findings and Surgical Considerations
Lucas Nahuel Pina, Agustín Rodríguez, Guido Antonio Valdés, María Luz Tartaglia & Alberto Raúl Ferreres

Cost-Effectiveness of Elective Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Versus Observation in Older Patients Presenting with Mild Biliary Disease
Abhishek D. Parmar, Mark D. Coutin, Gabriela M. Vargas, Nina P. Tamirisa, Kristin M. Sheffield & Taylor S. Riall

Surgical Resection Is Better than Transarterial Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Beyond Milan Criteria Independent of Performance Status
Po-Hong Liu, Yun-Hsuan Lee, Chia-Yang Hsu, Cheng-Yuan Hsia, Yi-Hsiang Huang, Yi-You Chiou, Han-Chieh Lin & Teh-Ia Huo

TNFα Causes Thrombin-Dependent Vagal Neuron Apoptosis in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Danielle Fritze, Weizhen Zhang, Ji-Yao Li, Biaoxin Chai & Michael W Mulholland

Clinical Outcomes and Prognostic Factors After Surgery for Non-Occlusive Mesenteric Ischemia: a Multicenter Study
Takafumi Yukaya, Hiroshi Saeki, Kenji Taketani, Koji Ando, Satoshi Ida, Yasue Kimura, Eiji Oki, Mitsuhiro Yasuda, Masaru Morita, Ken Shirabe & Yoshihiko Maehara

Prognostic Factors for Postoperative Morbidity and Tumour Response After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Followed by Resection for Rectal Cancer
Annefleur E. M. Berkel, Dankert P. Woutersen, Job van der Palen & Joost M. Klaase

2014 SSAT Poster Presentation

Management of Non-Parasitic Splenic Cysts: Does Size Really Matter?
Christopher D. Kenney, Yumiko E. Hoeger, Amy K. Yetasook, John G. Linn, Ervin W. Denham, Joann Carbray & Michael B. Ujiki

Original Articles

Endoscopic Versus Bedside Electromagnetic-Guided Placement of Nasoenteral Feeding Tubes in Surgical Patients
Arja Gerritsen, Thijs de Rooij, Marcel J. van der Poel, Marcel G. W. Dijkgraaf, Willem A. Bemelman, Olivier R. C. Busch, Marc G. H. Besselink & Elisabeth M. H. Mathus-Vliegen

Single-Center Experience With Parastomal Hernia Repair Using Retromuscular Mesh Placement
Siavash Raigani, Cory N. Criss, Clayton C. Petro, Ajita S. Prabhu, Yuri W. Novitsky & Michael J. Rosen

How I do it

A Novel Technique for Wound Protector Deployment and Efficient Specimen Extraction Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Jon Gabrielsen, Anthony Petrick, Anna Ibele, G. Craig Wood & Peter Benotti

Review Articles

Laparoscopic Approach to Appendectomy Reduces the Incidence of Short- and Long-Term Post-operative Bowel Obstruction: Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis
Sheraz R. Markar, Marta Penna & Adrian Harris

Pancreaticogastrostomy Versus Pancreaticojejunostomy After Pancreaticoduodenectomy: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Michael Clerveus, Antonio Morandeira-Rivas, Joaquín Picazo-Yeste & Carlos Moreno-Sanz

Evidence-Based Current Surgical Practice

Controversies in Management of Achalasia
Marco G. Patti & Piero M. Fisichella

Case Report

IgG4-Related Cholecystitis Presenting as Biliary Malignancy: Report of Three Cases
Michael M. Feely, David H. Gonzalo, Montserrat Corbera, Steven J. Hughes & Jose G. Trevino

GI Image

Giant Adrenal Myelolipoma
Juan F. Alvarez, Lindsey Goldstein, Naziya Samreen, Richard Beegle, Christopher Carter, Ana Shaw & Kfir Ben-David

Letters to the Editor

“Vein Involvement During Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Is There a Need for Redefinition of Borderline Resectable Disease”: a Commentary on the Article Published by Kelly et al. in the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 17:1209 (2013)
Sanjay S. Reddy & John P. Hoffman

Risk Criteria for Scientific Researches. For Whom the Bell Tolls?
Ziya Salihoglu, Tarik Umutoglu & Mefkur Bakan

Letter of Response to Article: Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Enterography in Predicting Findings and Optimizing Surgical Approach in Crohn’s Disease
Pritesh Morar, Nigel Mark Bagnall & Omar Faiz

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