Anatomy and biomechanics of the medial patellotibial ligament: A systematic review
Publication date: Available online 26 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Lamberto Felli, Mattia Alessio-Mazzola, Stefano Lovisolo, Andrea Giorgio Capello, Matteo Formica, Nicola Maffulli (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 27, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Straight-to-test colonoscopy: Has it improved the detection of colorectal cancer? A 7- year review
Publication date: Available online 26 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Mohana Raj Thanapal, Noel Thin, Swethan Alagaratnam, Maria Walshe, Chetan Parmar, Chetan Bhan, Hasan Mukhtar (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 27, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Clinical outcome measures in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: Clinician vs patient completed knee scores
Publication date: Available online 24 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Oday Al-Dadah, Lee Shepstone, Simon T. Donell (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 25, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Does perioperative biological therapy increase 30-day post-operative complication rates in inflammatory bowel disease patients undergoing intra-abdominal surgery? A systematic review
Publication date: Available online 23 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Laura Wilhelmina Byrne, Damian McKay (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 25, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Diagnostic performance of the FDG-PET/CT in patients with resected mucinous colorectal liver metastases
Publication date: Available online 23 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Alessandro Borello, Nadia Russolillo, Roberto Lo Tesoriere, Serena Langella, Martina Guerra, Alessandro Ferrero (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 25, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Stapled intestinal anastomoses are more cost effective than hand-sewn anastomoses in a diagnosis related group system
Publication date: Available online 23 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): C. Schineis, T. Fenzl, K. Aschenbrenner, L. Lobbes, A. Stroux, B. Weixler, K. Beyer, C. Kamphues, M.E. Kreis, J.C. Lauscher (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 25, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Modified Zadek osteotomy without excision of the intratendinous calcific deposit is effective for the surgical treatment of calcific insertional Achilles tendinopathy
Publication date: Available online 22 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Nicola Maffulli, Nikolaos Gougoulias, Alessio D'Addona, Francesco Oliva, Gayle D. Maffulli (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 23, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

The use of the Independent Sector in providing NHS services during the Covid-19 outbreak; two hospitals experience
Publication date: Available online 13 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): T. Barker, P. Barker, L. Sokalsky, I. McNamara (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 14, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

No evidence of benefit for laminar flow in theatre for sling-assisted, implant-based breast reconstruction
Publication date: Available online 10 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Matthew D. Barber, Oliver Young, Dhananjay Kulkarni, Ian Young, Talha Bin Saleem, Teresa Fernandez, Erica Revie, J. Michael Dixon (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 11, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Are facemasks a priority for all staff in theatre to prevent surgical site infections during shortages of supply? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Publication date: Available online 7 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Ben A. Marson, Simon Craxford, Ana M. Valdes, Benjamin J. Ollivere (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 8, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Preoperative hepatic artery embolization before distal pancreatectomy plus celiac axis resection does not improve surgical results: A Spanish multicentre study
Publication date: Available online 3 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Jose M. Ramia, Emilio de Vicente, Fernando Pardo, Luis Sabater, Santiago Lopez-Ben, Yolanda Quijano M, Trinidad Villegas, Gerardo Blanco-Fernandez, Luis Diez-Valladares, Irene Lopez-Rojo, Elena Martin-Perez, Fernando Pereira, Antonio J. Gonzalez, Javier Herrera, M.I. García-Domingo, Mario Serradilla-Martín (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 4, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Survival after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for colorectal peritoneal metastases: A systematic review and discussion of latest controversies
Publication date: Available online 3 October 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Michael Flood, Vignesh Narasimhan, Peadar Waters, Robert Ramsay, Michael Michael, Satish Warrier, Alexander Heriot (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - October 4, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Establishing local diagnostic reference levels for mini C-arm use in upper limb surgery – A step towards national audit
Publication date: Available online 28 September 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Tareq Ammari, Catarina Dores Fernandes Ferreira, Daniel J. Jordan, Nicola MacDonald, Philippa A. Rust (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 29, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Anatomical study of the human sacral hiatus and implications for successful caudal epidural injection
Publication date: Available online 23 September 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Christopher Munro, Santosh Baliga, Jenna Shepherd, Campbell F. MacEachern (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 24, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

The Important Role of In-Situ Simulation in Preparing Surgeons for the COVID-19 Pandemic
Publication date: Available online 22 September 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Pierre Montauban, Charannya Balakumar, Jaideep Rait, Prizzi Zarsadias, Sara Iqbal, Biju Aravind, Ashish Shrestha, Roland Fernandes, Ankur Shah, Pradeep Basnyat, Gandrasupalli Harinath, Sanjoy Basu, Barry Featherstone, Lawrence Adams, Radhika Merh, Stella Nikolaou, Ahmed Abdelrahim, Sudhakar Mangam, Joseph Sebastian, Hesham Mohamed (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 23, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Are there benefits to maintaining Covid-19 pandemic pathways for the long-term? A surgical assessment unit based study
Publication date: Available online 22 September 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Naomi Simone Laskar, Alexander Hunt, Dilhara Karunaratne, Hannah Brooke-Ball, Matthew T.V. Miller (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 23, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Impact of targeted trainer feedback via video review on trainee performance of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Publication date: Available online 19 September 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Lauren O'Connell, Kevin McKevitt, Waqar Khan, Ronan Waldron, Iqbal Khan, Kevin Barry (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 20, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Balloon tibioplasty for tibial plateau fractures
Publication date: Available online 18 September 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Amit Sinha, Nicola Maffulli (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 19, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

List of editors
Publication date: October 2020Source: The Surgeon, Volume 18, Issue 5Author(s): (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 17, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Contents list
Publication date: October 2020Source: The Surgeon, Volume 18, Issue 5Author(s): (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 17, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Current practices in the management of anterior glenohumeral instability in rugby union players
Publication date: Available online 12 September 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): David M. Moore, Eoghan T. Hurley, Hannan Mullett (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 12, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Crisis Change Management During COVID-19 in the Elective Orthopaedic Hospital: Easing the Trauma Burden of Acute Hospitals
Publication date: Available online 8 September 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): John P. Gibbons, Siobhan Forman, Peter Keogh, Paul Curtin, Ruth Kiely, Geraldine O’Leary, Conor Skerritt, Kathy O’Sullivan, Keith Synnott, James P. Cashman, John O’Byrne (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 9, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Reply to neurosurgical education in Ireland; a conference and medical student experiences
Publication date: Available online 9 September 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): T. Flannery, H.N. Simms, P. Weir, J. McKinley, I. Walsh, T. Thompson (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - September 9, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Characteristics of headaches among surgeons and associated factors: A cross-sectional study
Publication date: Available online 29 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Ameer Alhusuny, Margaret Cook, Akram Khalil, Lucy Thomas, Venerina Johnston (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 30, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Incidence, features, outcome and impact on health system of de-novo abdominal surgical diseases in patients admitted with COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 28 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Miquel Kraft, Gianluca Pellino, Mariona Jofra, Maria Sorribas, Alejandro Solís-Peña, Sebastiano Biondo, Eloy Espín-Basany (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 29, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Development and decay of procedural skills in surgery: A systematic review of the effectiveness of simulated-based medical education interventions
Publication date: Available online 28 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Mark Higgins, Christopher Madan, Rakesh Patel (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 29, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Comparison of extreme lateral approach with posterior approach in the treatment of lumbar degenerative diseases: A meta-analysis of clinical and imaging findings
Publication date: Available online 25 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Xiaoping Mu, Chengqiang Yu, Chenglong Wang, Yufu Ou, Jianxun Wei, Zhian He (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 26, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Reconstructive trends following mastectomies in Scotland: A comparison with England
Publication date: Available online 21 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Bernard F. Robertson, Esther Jennifer Campbell, Matthew Armstrong, Andrew Malyon (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 23, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Arteriovenous fistula for dialysis – Let's YouTube it
Publication date: Available online 17 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Alexander Light (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

A report of the number of adolescents screened as warranting further investigation for depression and social anxiety in a pre-operative cohort with idiopathic scoliosis
Publication date: Available online 14 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Charles Baird, Adrian Gardner (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 15, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Aerosol Generating Procedures In Trauma And Orthopaedics In The Era Of The Covid-19 Pandemic; What Do We Know?
Publication date: Available online 13 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Anshul Sobti, Mohamed Fathi, Mohamed A. Mokhtar, Karim Mahana, Mustafa S. Rashid, Ioannis Polyzois, A Ali Narvani, Mohamed A. Imam (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 15, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Regional Trauma Patterns During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Publication date: Available online 13 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Peter Staunton, John P. Gibbons, Peter Keogh, Paul Curtin, James P. Cashman, John O’Byrne (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 15, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Comparison of early and delayed cholecystectomy for biliary pancreatitis: A meta-analysis
Publication date: Available online 4 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Wei Dai, Yan Zhao, Gong-Liang Du, Rui-Peng Zhang (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 13, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Strategies to maximise patient comfort during extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy – A randomised controlled trial
Publication date: Available online 6 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Clíodhna Browne, Elaine Redmond, Therese Kelly, Eamonn Rogers, Patrick O'Malley, Nadeem Nusrat, Syed Jaffry, Garrett Durkan, Kilian Walsh, Catherine Dowling, Frank T. D'Arcy (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 13, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Evidence on postoperative abdominal binding: A systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Publication date: Available online 6 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Paolo Ossola, Federico Mascioli, Diego Coletta, Margherita Pizzato, Marco Bononi (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 13, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Organization of thoracic surgical services during the COVID pandemic
Publication date: Available online 7 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Lowell Leow, Kollengode Ramanathan, Theo Kofidis, John Kit Chung Tam, Harish Mithiran (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 13, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Laparoscopic Surgery And The Debate On Its Safety During Covid-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review Of Recommendations
Publication date: Available online 11 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Michael El Boghdady, Beatrice Marianne Ewalds-Kvist (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 13, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

COVID-19 and Surgery: A thematic analysis of unintended consequences on performance, practice and surgical training
Publication date: Available online 3 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Dale F. Whelehan, Tara M. Connelly, Paul F. Ridgway (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 4, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

The response of Trauma & Orthopaedic Departments to the first four weeks of lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic – a trainee-led analysis of the East of England
Publication date: Available online 1 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Rosamond J. Tansey, Jaison Patel, Anish Sangharajka, Albert Ngu, Ignatius Liew, Aaron Rooney, William Mathews, Hammad Sadique, Rumina Begum, Ahmad Al-Sukaini, Jennifer Barwell, Dinnish Baskaran, Andrew Catlin, Sofia E. Eriksson, Catarina Hatzentonis, Sumon Huq, Nishil Modi, William Nabulyato, Ayla C. Newton, Humza T. Osmani (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 2, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

A Dramatic Reduction in Surgical Consults in a University Teaching Hospital During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Publication date: Available online 1 August 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Tara M. Connelly, Gary A. Bass, Helen Earley, Muhammad Umair, James O’Riordan (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - August 2, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Penetrating trauma during a global pandemic: changing patterns in interpersonal violence, self-harm and domestic violence in the Covid-19 outbreak
Publication date: Available online 30 July 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): James Olding, Sophia Zisman, Carole Olding, Kathleen Fan (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - July 31, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Routine drain or no drain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis
Publication date: Available online 24 July 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Roberto Cirocchi, Sherman H. Kwan, Georgi Popivanov, Paolo Ruscelli, Massimo Lancia, Sara Gioia, Mauro Zago, Massimo Chiarugi, Piergiorgio Fedeli, Rinaldo Marzaioli, Salomone Di Saverio (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - July 25, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Ameloblastoma: A Succinct Review of the classification, genetic understanding and novel molecular targeted therapies
Publication date: Available online 22 July 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Hongyi Adrian Shi, Chee Wee Benjamin Ng, Chong Teck Kwa, Qiu Xia Chelsia Sim (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - July 23, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

The safety, feasibility, and cost-effectiveness of early laparoscopic cholecystectomy for patients with mild acute biliary pancreatitis: A meta-analysis
Publication date: Available online 22 July 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Xiaowei Yuan, Bangren Xu, Minglai Wong, Yang Chen, Yajun Tang, Liang Deng, Di Tang (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - July 22, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Accuracy of pre-operative parameters in predicting severe cholecystitis-A systematic review
Publication date: Available online 20 July 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Sualeh Muslim Khan, Sameh Hany Emile, Samer Hani Barsom, Syed Arsalan Ahmed Naqvi, Muhammad Sami khan (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - July 21, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

A systematic review of viral transmission risk to healthcare staff comparing laparoscopic and open surgery
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): T.J. Patterson, P.J. Currie, J. Beck, R.A.J. Spence, G.M. Spence (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - July 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Emergency surgery comparison of right versus left acute colonic diverticulitis: A 10-year outcome analysis
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): JS Tsang, Chi Chung Foo, Jeremy Yip, Hok Kwok Choi, Wai Lun Law, Oswens Siu Hung Lo (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - July 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Choledochal cysts: Management and long-term follow-up
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): Kursat Rahmi Serin, Leman Damla Ercan, Cem Ibis, Ilgin Ozden, Yaman Tekant (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - July 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Spinal epidural abscesses – The role for non-operative management: A systematic review
Publication date: Available online 16 July 2020Source: The SurgeonAuthor(s): W.T. Gardner, H. Rehman, A. Frost (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - July 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

List of editors
Publication date: August 2020Source: The Surgeon, Volume 18, Issue 4Author(s): (Source: The Surgeon)
Source: The Surgeon - July 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research