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Abulkhir A, Limongelli P, Healey AJ, et al. Preoperative portal vein embolization for major liver resection: a meta-analysis. Ann Surg 2008; 247(1):49-57.

 

Adham M, Giunippero A, Hervieu V, et al. Central pancreatectomy: single-center experience of 50 cases. Arch Surg 2008; 143(2):175-80; discussion 180-1.

 

Albo ME, Richter HE, Brubaker L, et al. Burch colposuspension versus fascial sling to reduce urinary stress incontinence. N Engl J Med 2007; 356(21):2143-55.

 

Aldrighetti L, Pulitano C, Arru M, et al. Ultrasonic-mediated laparoscopic liver transection. Am J Surg 2008; 195(2):270-2.

 

Aldrighetti L, Pulitano C, Catena M, et al. A prospective evaluation of laparoscopic versus open left lateral hepatic sectionectomy. J Gastrointest Surg 2008; 12(3):457-62.

 

Antonacci AC, Lam S, Lavarias V, et al. A morbidity and mortality conference-based classification system for adverse events: surgical outcome analysis: part I. J Surg Res 2008; 147(2):172-7.

 

Arru M, Pulitano C, Aldrighetti L, et al. A prospective evaluation of ultrasonic dissector plus harmonic scalpel in liver resection. Am Surg 2007; 73(3):256-60.

 

Ayav A, Bachellier P, Habib NA, et al. Impact of radiofrequency assisted hepatectomy for reduction of transfusion requirements. Am J Surg 2007; 193(2):143-8.

 

Ayav A, Jiao LR, Habib NA. Bloodless liver resection using radiofrequency energy. Dig Surg 2007; 24(4):314-7.

 

Bargman V, Sundaram CP, Bernie J, Goggins W. Randomized trial of laparoscopic donor nephrectomy with and without hand assistance. J Endourol 2006; 20(10):717-22.

 

Barr ML, Belghiti J, Villamil FG, et al. A report of the Vancouver Forum on the care of the live organ donor: lung, liver, pancreas, and intestine data and medical guidelines. Transplantation 2006; 81(10):1373-85.

 

Bellavance EC, Lumpkins KM, Mentha G, et al. Surgical management of early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma: resection or transplantation? J Gastrointest Surg 2008; 12(10):1699-708.

 

Belli G, Fantini C, D'Agostino A, et al. Laparoscopic versus open liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with histologically proven cirrhosis: short- and middle-term results. Surg Endosc 2007; 21(11):2004-11.


Bergman S, Feifer A, Feldman LS, et al. Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy: the pediatric recipient in a dual-site program. Pediatr Transplant 2007; 11(4):429-32.

 

Bergman S, Feldman LS, Anidjar M, et al. "First, do no harm": monitoring outcomes during the transition from open to laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy in a Canadian centre. Can J Surg 2008; 51(2):103-10.

 

Bergman S, Feldman LS, Barkun JS. Evaluating surgical outcomes. Surg Clin North Am 2006; 86(1):129-49, x.

 

Bingener J, Buck L, Richards M, et al. Long-term outcomes in laparoscopic vs open ventral hernia repair. Arch Surg 2007; 142(6):562-7.

 

Breitenstein S, Kraus A, Hahnloser D, et al. Emergency left colon resection for acute perforation: primary anastomosis or Hartmann's procedure? A case-matched control study. World J Surg 2007; 31(11):2117-24.

 

Breitenstein S, Nocito A, Puhan M, et al. Robotic-assisted versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy: outcome and cost analyses of a case-matched control study. Ann Surg 2008; 247(6):987-93.

 

Brunaud L, Bresler L, Ayav A, et al. Robotic-assisted adrenalectomy: what advantages compared to lateral transperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy? Am J Surg 2008; 195(4):433-8.

 

Bucher P, Oulhaci W, Morel P, et al. Results of conservative treatment for perforated gastroduodenal ulcers in patients not eligible for surgical repair. Swiss Med Wkly 2007; 137(23-24):337-40.

 

Chan SC, Fan ST. Historical perspective of living donor liver transplantation. World J Gastroenterol 2008; 14(1):15-21.

 

Chan SC, Fan ST, Lo CM, Liu CL. Effect of side and size of graft on surgical outcomes of adult-to-adult live donor liver transplantation. Liver Transpl 2007; 13(1):91-8.

 

Chan SC, Fan ST, Lo CM, et al. Toward current standards of donor right hepatectomy for adult-to-adult live donor liver transplantation through the experience of 200 cases. Ann Surg 2007; 245(1):110-7.

 

Chun YS, Vauthey JN, Ribero D, et al. Systemic chemotherapy and two-stage hepatectomy for extensive bilateral colorectal liver metastases: perioperative safety and survival. J Gastrointest Surg 2007; 11(11):1498-504; discussion 1504-5.

 

Clavien PA, Dindo D. Surgeon's intuition: is it enough to assess patients' surgical risk? World J Surg 2007; 31(10):1909-11.

 

Cunningham SC, Suh HS, Winter JM, et al. Retroperitoneal paraganglioma: single-institution experience and review of the literature. J Gastrointest Surg 2006; 10(8):1156-63.

 

Dahm F, Weber M, Muller B, et al. Open and laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy in Switzerland: a retrospective assessment of clinical outcomes and the motivation to donate. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2006; 21(9):2563-8.

 

de Reuver PR, Grossmann I, Busch OR, et al. Referral pattern and timing of repair are risk factors for complications after reconstructive surgery for bile duct injury. Ann Surg 2007; 245(5):763-70.

 

de Santibanes E, Ardiles V, Gadano A, et al. Liver transplantation: the last measure in the treatment of bile duct injuries. World J Surg 2008; 32(8):1714-21.

 

DeOliveira ML, Winter JM, Schafer M, et al. Assessment of complications after pancreatic surgery: A novel grading system applied to 633 patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy. Ann Surg 2006; 244(6):931-7; discussion 937-9.

 

Dindo D, Clavien PA. What is a surgical complication? World J Surg 2008; 32(6):939-41.

 

D'Journo X B, Michelet P, Avaro JP, et al. [Respiratory complications after oesophagectomy for cancer]. Rev Mal Respir 2008; 25(6):683-94.

 

Dos Santos Abreu Lde A, Tanaka M, de Abreu SC, et al. Laparoscopic management of iatrogenic lesions. J Endourol 2008; 22(6):1279-83.

 

Elias D, Goere D, Di Pietrantonio D, et al. Results of systematic second-look surgery in patients at high risk of developing colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis. Ann Surg 2008; 247(3):445-50.

 

Elias D, Honore C, Ciuchendea R, et al. Peritoneal pseudomyxoma: results of a systematic policy of complete cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Br J Surg 2008; 95(9):1164-71.

 

Erekson EA, Sung VW, Myers DL. Pay for performance: what the urogynecologist should know. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2008; 19(8):1039-41.

 

Falk A, Wilson SE, Tordoir J, Gallieni M. Complications associated with hemodialysis vascular access procedures: the case for a classification. J Vasc Access 2008; 9(1):10-1.

 

Fan ST. Live donor liver transplantation in adults. Transplantation 2006; 82(6):723-32.

 

Feldman LS, Demyttenaere SV, Polyhronopoulos GN, Fried GM. Refining the selection criteria for laparoscopic versus open splenectomy for splenomegaly. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2008; 18(1):13-9.

 

Finley DS, Beck S, Box G, et al. Percutaneous and laparoscopic cryoablation of small renal masses. J Urol 2008; 180(2):492-8; discussion 498.

 

Friedman AL, Peters TG, Jones KW, et al. Fatal and nonfatal hemorrhagic complications of living kidney donation. Ann Surg 2006; 243(1):126-30.

 

Fuks D, Cook MC, Brehant O, et al. Colorectal carcinoma with potentially resectable metastases: factors associated with the failure of curative schedule. Gastroenterol Clin Biol 2008; 32(4):390-400.

 

Fuks D, Pessaux P, Tuech JJ, et al. Management of patients with carcinoma of the right colon invading the duodenum or pancreatic head. Int J Colorectal Dis 2008; 23(5):477-81.

 

Gali B, Findlay JY, Plevak DJ, et al. Right hepatectomy for living liver donation vs right hepatectomy for disease: intraoperative and immediate postoperative comparison. Arch Surg 2007; 142(5):467-71; discussion 471-2.

 

Ghobrial RM, Freise CE, Trotter JF, et al. Donor morbidity after living donation for liver transplantation. Gastroenterology 2008; 135(2):468-76.

 

Goeman L, Salomon L, La De Taille A, et al. Long-term functional and oncological results after retroperitoneal laparoscopic prostatectomy according to a prospective evaluation of 550 patients. World J Urol 2006; 24(3):281-8.

 

Goh BK, Tan YM, Chung YF, et al. Critical appraisal of 232 consecutive distal pancreatectomies with emphasis on risk factors, outcome, and management of the postoperative pancreatic fistula: a 21-year experience at a single institution. Arch Surg 2008; 143(10):956-65.

 

Gonzalgo ML, Pavlovich CP, Trock BJ, et al. Classification and trends of perioperative morbidities following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. J Urol 2005; 174(1):135-9; discussion 139.

 

Gruttadauria S, Marsh JW, Vizzini GB, et al. Analysis of surgical and perioperative complications in seventy-five right hepatectomies for living donor liver transplantation. World J Gastroenterol 2008; 14(20):3159-64.

 

Gumbs AA, Gres P, Madureira F, Gayet B. Laparoscopic vs open resection of pancreatic endocrine neoplasms: single institution's experience over 14 years. Langenbecks Arch Surg 2008; 393(3):391-5.

 

Gumbs AA, Gres P, Madureira FA, Gayet B. Laparoscopic vs. open resection of noninvasive intraductal pancreatic mucinous neoplasms. J Gastrointest Surg 2008; 12(4):707-12.

 

Guo DY, Eteuati J, Nguyen MH, et al. Laparoscopic assisted colectomy: experience from a rural centre. ANZ J Surg 2007; 77(4):283-6.

 

Halazun KJ, Al-Mukhtar A, Aldouri A, et al. Right hepatic trisectionectomy for hepatobiliary diseases: results and an appraisal of its current role. Ann Surg 2007; 246(6):1065-74.

 

Heinrich S, Schafer M, Rousson V, Clavien PA. Evidence-based treatment of acute pancreatitis: a look at established paradigms. Ann Surg 2006; 243(2):154-68.

 

Hetzer FH, Hahnloser D, Clavien PA, Demartines N. Quality of life and morbidity after permanent sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence. Arch Surg 2007; 142(1):8-13.

 

Hsieh HF, Chen TW, Yu CY, et al. Aggressive hepatic resection for patients with pyogenic liver abscess and APACHE II score > or =15. Am J Surg 2008; 196(3):346-50.

 

Hubner M, Demartines N, Muller S, et al. Prospective randomized study of monopolar scissors, bipolar vessel sealer and ultrasonic shears in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. Br J Surg 2008; 95(9):1098-104.

 

Hubner M, Hahnloser D, Hetzer F, et al. A prospective randomized comparison of two instruments for dissection and vessel sealing in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. Surg Endosc 2007; 21(4):592-4.

 

Hwang S, Lee SG, Lee YJ, et al. Lessons learned from 1,000 living donor liver transplantations in a single center: how to make living donations safe. Liver Transpl 2006; 12(6):920-7.

 

Ishizaki Y, Yoshimoto J, Sugo H, et al. Hepatectomy using traditional Pean clamp-crushing technique under intermittent Pringle maneuver. Am J Surg 2008; 196(3):353-7.

 

Jaffe J, Stakhovsky O, Cathelineau X, et al. Surgical outcomes for men undergoing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy after transurethral resection of the prostate. J Urol 2007; 178(2):483-7; discussion 487.

 

Kessler TM, Burkhard FC, Madersbacher H, et al. Safety of prolonged sacral neuromodulation tined lead testing. Curr Med Res Opin 2008; 24(2):343-7.

 

Khalaf H, Al-Sofayan M, El-Sheikh Y, et al. Donor outcome after living liver donation: a single-center experience. Transplant Proc 2007; 39(4):829-34.

 

Kocak B, Koffron AJ, Baker TB, et al. Proposed classification of complications after live donor nephrectomy. Urology 2006; 67(5):927-31.

 

Kondo K, Chijiiwa K, Funagayama M, et al. Hepatic resection is justified for elderly patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. World J Surg 2008; 32(10):2223-9.

 

Kooby DA, Gillespie T, Bentrem D, et al. Left-sided pancreatectomy: a multicenter comparison of laparoscopic and open approaches. Ann Surg 2008; 248(3):438-46.

 

Kumar Y, Singh G, Davidson BR. Free radical and antioxidant levels in patients with secondary peritonitis and their prognostic significance. Dig Surg 2007; 24(5):331-7.

 

Kyoden Y, Tamura S, Sugawara Y, et al. Biliary complications in right lateral sector graft live donor liver transplantation. Transpl Int 2008; 21(4):332-9.

 

Lagarde SM, Reitsma JB, Maris AK, et al. Preoperative prediction of the occurrence and severity of complications after esophagectomy for cancer with use of a nomogram. Ann Thorac Surg 2008; 85(6):1938-45.

 

Laurent C, Leblanc F, Bretagnol F, et al. Long-term wound advantages of the laparoscopic approach in rectal cancer. Br J Surg 2008; 95(7):903-8.

 

Laurent C, Leblanc F, Gineste C, et al. Laparoscopic approach in surgical treatment of rectal cancer. Br J Surg 2007; 94(12):1555-61.

 

Leandros E, Alexakis N, Albanopoulos K, et al. Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery with a Pfannenstiel incision in beta-thalassemia patients: initial experience. World J Surg 2006; 30(7):1216-20.

 

Lelong B, Bege T, Esterni B, et al. Short-term outcome after laparoscopic or open restorative mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: a comparative cohort study. Dis Colon Rectum 2007; 50(2):176-83.

 

Lermite E, Pessaux P, Brehant O, et al. Risk factors of pancreatic fistula and delayed gastric emptying after pancreaticoduodenectomy with pancreaticogastrostomy. J Am Coll Surg 2007; 204(4):588-96.

 

Lermite E, Pessaux P, Teyssedou C, et al. Effect of preoperative endoscopic biliary drainage on infectious morbidity after pancreatoduodenectomy: a case-control study. Am J Surg 2008; 195(4):442-6.

 

Lesurtel M, Selzner M, Petrowsky H, et al. How should transection of the liver be performed?: a prospective randomized study in 100 consecutive patients: comparing four different transection strategies. Ann Surg 2005; 242(6):814-22, discussion 822-3.

 

Lucidi V, Lemye AC, Baire L, et al. Use of marginal donors for liver transplantation: a single-center experience within the Eurotransplant patient-driven allocation system. Transplant Proc 2007; 39(8):2668-71.

 

Lupo L, Panzera P, Tandoi F, et al. Basiliximab versus steroids in double therapy immunosuppression in liver transplantation: a prospective randomized clinical trial. Transplantation 2008; 86(7):925-31.

 

Marcotte E, Sideris L, Drolet P, et al. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy with oxaliplatin for peritoneal carcinomatosis arising from appendix: preliminary results of a survival analysis. Ann Surg Oncol 2008; 15(10):2701-8.

 

Martin GL, Guise AI, Bernie JE, et al. Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: effects of learning curve on surgical outcomes. Transplant Proc 2007; 39(1):27-9.

 

Matsui Y, Sugawara Y, Yamashiki N, et al. Living donor liver transplantation for fulminant hepatic failure. Hepatol Res 2008; 38(10):987-96.

 

McCormack L, Clavien PA. Understanding the meaning of fat in the liver. Liver Transpl 2005; 11(2):137-9.

 

McCormack L, Petrowsky H, Jochum W, et al. Hepatic steatosis is a risk factor for postoperative complications after major hepatectomy: a matched case-control study. Ann Surg 2007; 245(6):923-30.

 

McCormack L, Petrowsky H, Jochum W, et al. Use of severely steatotic grafts in liver transplantation: a matched case-control study. Ann Surg 2007; 246(6):940-6; discussion 946-8.

 

McKay A, Motamedi M, Temple W, et al. Vascular reconstruction with the superficial femoral vein following major oncologic resection. J Surg Oncol 2007; 96(2):151-9.

 

McKay A, Sutherland FR, Bathe OF, Dixon E. Morbidity and mortality following multivisceral resections in complex hepatic and pancreatic surgery. J Gastrointest Surg 2008; 12(1):86-90.

 

Medina-Franco H, Garcia-Alvarez MN, Ortiz-Lopez LJ, Cuairan JZ. Predictors of adverse surgical outcome in the management of malignant bowel obstruction. Rev Invest Clin 2008; 60(3):212-6.

 

Mohebati A, Schwarz RE. Extended left-sided pancreatectomy with spleen preservation. J Surg Oncol 2008; 97(2):150-5.

 

Mullen JT, Ribero D, Reddy SK, et al. Hepatic insufficiency and mortality in 1,059 noncirrhotic patients undergoing major hepatectomy. J Am Coll Surg 2007; 204(5):854-62; discussion 862-4.

 

Mullhaupt B, Dimitroulis D, Gerlach JT, Clavien PA. Hot topics in liver transplantation: organ allocation--extended criteria donor--living donor liver transplantation. J Hepatol 2008; 48 Suppl 1:S58-67.

 

Murakami Y, Uemura K, Hayashidani Y, et al. No mortality after 150 consecutive pancreatoduodenctomies with duct-to-mucosa pancreaticogastrostomy. J Surg Oncol 2008; 97(3):205-9.

 

Muscari F, Suc B, Kirzin S, et al. Risk factors for mortality and intra-abdominal complications after pancreatoduodenectomy: multivariate analysis in 300 patients. Surgery 2006; 139(5):591-8.

 

Nadalin S, Malago M, Radtke A, et al. Current trends in live liver donation. Transpl Int 2007; 20(4):312-30.

 

Nakano H, Oussoultzoglou E, Rosso E, et al. Sinusoidal injury increases morbidity after major hepatectomy in patients with colorectal liver metastases receiving preoperative chemotherapy. Ann Surg 2008; 247(1):118-24.

 

Noblett SE, Snowden CP, Shenton BK, Horgan AF. Randomized clinical trial assessing the effect of Doppler-optimized fluid management on outcome after elective colorectal resection. Br J Surg 2006; 93(9):1069-76.

 

Ocuin LM, Sarmiento JM, Staley CA, et al. Comparison of central and extended left pancreatectomy for lesions of the pancreatic neck. Ann Surg Oncol 2008; 15(8):2096-103.

 

Panici PB, Palaia I, Bellati F, et al. Laparoscopy compared with laparoscopically guided minilaparotomy for large adnexal masses: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2007; 110(2 Pt 1):241-8.

 

Parker AS, Lewis R, Heckman MG, et al. Evaluation of the impact of body mass index on outcome among renal mass patients treated with hand-assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy. J Endourol 2008; 22(2):301-6.

 

Patel S, Cassuto J, Orloff M, et al. Minimizing morbidity of organ donation: analysis of factors for perioperative complications after living-donor nephrectomy in the United States. Transplantation 2008; 85(4):561-5.

 

Patel S, Orloff M, Tsoulfas G, et al. Living-donor liver transplantation in the United States: identifying donors at risk for perioperative complications. Am J Transplant 2007; 7(10):2344-9.

 

Permpongkosol S, Link RE, Su LM, et al. Complications of 2,775 urological laparoscopic procedures: 1993 to 2005. J Urol 2007; 177(2):580-5.

 

Pessaux P, Regimbeau JM, Dondero F, et al. Randomized clinical trial evaluating the need for routine nasogastric decompression after elective hepatic resection. Br J Surg 2007; 94(3):297-303.

 

Petrowsky H, McCormack L, Trujillo M, et al. A prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing intermittent portal triad clamping versus ischemic preconditioning with continuous clamping for major liver resection. Ann Surg 2006; 244(6):921-8; discussion 928-30.

 

Ponsky L, Cherullo E, Moinzadeh A, et al. The Hem-o-lok clip is safe for laparoscopic nephrectomy: a multi-institutional review. Urology 2008; 71(4):593-6.

 

Porpiglia F, Terrone C, Tarabuzzi R, et al. Transperitoneal versus extraperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: experience of a single center. Urology 2006; 68(2):376-80.

 

Pratt W, Joseph S, Callery MP, Vollmer CM, Jr. POSSUM accurately predicts morbidity for pancreatic resection. Surgery 2008; 143(1):8-19.

 

Pratt WB, Callery MP, Vollmer CM, Jr. Risk prediction for development of pancreatic fistula using the ISGPF classification scheme. World J Surg 2008; 32(3):419-28.

 

Pratt WB, Steinbrook RA, Maithel SK, et al. Epidural analgesia for pancreatoduodenectomy: a critical appraisal. J Gastrointest Surg 2008; 12(7):1207-20.

 

Reddy SK, Morse MA, Hurwitz HI, et al. Addition of bevacizumab to irinotecan- and oxaliplatin-based preoperative chemotherapy regimens does not increase morbidity after resection of colorectal liver metastases. J Am Coll Surg 2008; 206(1):96-106.

 

Reddy SK, Pawlik TM, Zorzi D, et al. Simultaneous resections of colorectal cancer and synchronous liver metastases: a multi-institutional analysis. Ann Surg Oncol 2007; 14(12):3481-91.

 

Regenbogen SE, Lancaster RT, Lipsitz SR, et al. Does the Surgical Apgar Score measure intraoperative performance? Ann Surg 2008; 248(2):320-8.

 

Ribero D, Abdalla EK, Madoff DC, et al. Portal vein embolization before major hepatectomy and its effects on regeneration, resectability and outcome. Br J Surg 2007; 94(11):1386-94.

 

Rouers A, Laurent S, Detroz B, Meurisse M. Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis: higher complication rate for oxaliplatin compared to Mitomycin C. Acta Chir Belg 2006; 106(3):302-6.

 

Rouquie D, Lasser P, Castaing M, et al. [Complete (R0) resection is the only valid prognostic factor in abdominoperineal resection for recurrent cancer of the anal canal (a consecutive series of 95 patients)]. J Chir (Paris) 2008; 145(4):335-40.

 

Rozet F, Jaffe J, Braud G, et al. A direct comparison of robotic assisted versus pure laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a single institution experience. J Urol 2007; 178(2):478-82.

 

Schieman C, MacLean AR, Buie WD, et al. Does surgeon fatigue influence outcomes after anterior resection for rectal cancer? Am J Surg 2008; 195(5):684-7; discussion 687-8.

 

Schiesser M, Chen JW, Maddern GJ, Padbury RT. Perioperative morbidity affects long-term survival in patients following liver resection for colorectal metastases. J Gastrointest Surg 2008; 12(6):1054-60.

 

Schiesser M, Muller S, Kirchhoff P, et al. Assessment of a novel screening score for nutritional risk in predicting complications in gastro-intestinal surgery. Clin Nutr 2008; 27(4):565-70.

 

Scholz T, Hetzer FH, Dindo D, et al. Long-term follow-up after combined fissurectomy and Botox injection for chronic anal fissures. Int J Colorectal Dis 2007; 22(9):1077-81.

 

Seda-Neto J, Godoy AL, Carone E, et al. Left lateral segmentectomy for pediatric live-donor liver transplantation: special attention to segment IV complications. Transplantation 2008; 86(5):697-701.

 

Skolarikos A, de la Rosette J. Prevention and treatment of complications following percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Curr Opin Urol 2008; 18(2):229-34.

 

Stolzenburg JU, Rabenalt R, Do M, et al. Categorisation of complications of endoscopic extraperitoneal and laparoscopic transperitoneal radical prostatectomy. World J Urol 2006; 24(1):88-93.

 

Strasberg SM, Linehan DC, Clavien PA, Barkun JS. Proposal for definition and severity grading of pancreatic anastomosis failure and pancreatic occlusion failure. Surgery 2007; 141(4):420-6.

 

Strasberg SM, Linehan DC, Hawkins WG. Radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy procedure for adenocarcinoma of the body and tail of the pancreas: ability to obtain negative tangential margins. J Am Coll Surg 2007; 204(2):244-9.

 

Sugawara Y, Tamura S, Makuuchi M. Systematic grading of surgical complications in live liver donors. Liver Transpl 2007; 13(6):781-2.

 

Sundaram CP, Martin GL, Guise A, et al. Complications after a 5-year experience with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: the Indiana University experience. Surg Endosc 2007; 21(5):724-8.

 

Tamura S, Sugawara Y, Kaneko J, et al. Systematic grading of surgical complications in live liver donors according to Clavien's system. Transpl Int 2006; 19(12):982-7.

 

Tamura S, Sugawara Y, Kokudo N. Donor evaluation and hepatectomy for living-donor liver transplantation. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2008; 15(2):79-91.

 

Tan HP, Shapiro R, Montgomery RA, Ratner LE. Proposed live donor nephrectomy complication classification scheme. Transplantation 2006; 81(8):1221-3.

 

Tarantino I, Hetzer FH, Warschkow R, et al. Local excision and endoscopic posterior mesorectal resection versus low anterior resection in T1 rectal cancer. Br J Surg 2008; 95(3):375-80.

 

Vanounou T, Pratt W, Fischer JE, et al. Deviation-based cost modeling: a novel model to evaluate the clinical and economic impact of clinical pathways. J Am Coll Surg 2007; 204(4):570-9.

 

Vanounou T, Pratt WB, Callery MP, Vollmer CM, Jr. Selective administration of prophylactic octreotide during pancreaticoduodenectomy: a clinical and cost-benefit analysis in low- and high-risk glands. J Am Coll Surg 2007; 205(4):546-57.

 

Veen EJ, Steenbruggen J, Roukema JA. Classifying surgical complications: a critical appraisal. Arch Surg 2005; 140(11):1078-83.

 

Verma V, Schwarz RE. Factors influencing perioperative blood transfusions in patients with gastrointestinal cancer. J Surg Res 2007; 141(1):97-104.

 

Vollmer CM, Jr., Pratt W, Vanounou T, et al. Quality assessment in high-acuity surgery: volume and mortality are not enough. Arch Surg 2007; 142(4):371-80.

 

Vonlanthen R, Slankamenac K, Breitenstein S, Puhan MA, Muller MK, Hahnloser D, Hauri D, Graf R, Clavien PA.The impact of complications on costs of major surgical procedures: a cost analysis of 1200 patients. Ann Surg. 2011;254(6):907-13.

 

Wolff BG, Weese JL, Ludwig KA, et al. Postoperative ileus-related morbidity profile in patients treated with alvimopan after bowel resection. J Am Coll Surg 2007; 204(4):609-16.

 

Yi NJ, Suh KS, Cho JY, et al. Three-quarters of right liver donors experienced postoperative complications. Liver Transpl 2007; 13(6):797-806.

 

Yi NJ, Suh KS, Cho YB, et al. The right small-for-size graft results in better outcomes than the left small-for-size graft in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation. World J Surg 2008; 32(8):1722-30.

 

Yi NJ, Suh KS, Lee HW, et al. An artificial vascular graft is a useful interpositional material for drainage of the right anterior section in living donor liver transplantation. Liver Transpl 2007; 13(8):1159-67.

 

Zavorsky GS, Kim do J, Sylvestre JL, Christou NV. Alveolar-membrane diffusing capacity improves in the morbidly obese after bariatric surgery. Obes Surg 2008; 18(3):256-63.

 

Zorzi D, Chun YS, Madoff DC, et al. Chemotherapy with bevacizumab does not affect liver regeneration after portal vein embolization in the treatment of colorectal liver metastases. Ann Surg Oncol 2008; 15(10):2765-72.

 

Zullo MA, Plotti F, Calcagno M, et al. One-year follow-up of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) and trans-obturator suburethral tape from inside to outside (TVT-O) for surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: a prospective randomised trial. Eur Urol 2007; 51(5):1376-82; discussion 1383-4.

 

Zullo MA, Ruggiero A, Plotti F, et al. Anterior colporrhaphy plus inside-out tension-free vaginal tape for associated stress urinary incontinence and cystocele. J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2008; 15(4):446-51.

 


 
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