The Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England is the official journal of the College and is published eight times a year in January, March, April, May, July, September, October and November. The main aim of the journal is to publish high quality, peer-reviewed papers that relate to all branches of surgery.

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Volume 93, Number 2, March 2011

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Surgery in general

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Free Content A comparison of the effect of different surgical gloves on objective measurement of fingertip cutaneous sensibility
pp. 95-98(4)
Authors: Bucknor, A; Karthikesalingam, A; Markar, SR; Holt, PJ; Jones, I; Allen-Mersh, TG

Paediatric surgery

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Free Content Surgical treatment of ingrown toenails in children: what is best practice?
pp. 99-102(4)
Authors: Mitchell, S; Jackson, CR; Wilson-Storey, D

Breast surgery

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Reconstructive surgery

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Free Content Sexual abuse in childhood and postoperative depression in women with breast cancer who opt for immediate reconstruction after mastectomy
pp. 106-110(5)
Authors: Clark, Louise; Holcombe, Christopher; Hill, Jonathan; Krespi-Boothby, Margorit Rita; Fisher, Jean; Seward, Joanna; Salmon, Peter

Vascular surgery

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Free Content Early pyrexia after endovascular aneurysm repair: are cultures needed?
pp. 111-113(3)
Authors: Corfield, L; Chan, J; Chance, T; Wilson, N

Colorectal surgery

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Free Content Straight to colonoscopy: the ideal patient pathway for the 2-week suspected cancer referrals?
pp. 114-119(6)
Authors: Beggs, Andrew D; Bhate, Ravinda D; Irukulla, Shashi; Achiek, Mayen; Abulafi, A Muti

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Free Content Back to basics – cutting the cord on umbilical infections
pp. 120-122(3)
Authors: Sharples, Alistair; McArthur, David; McNamara, Kate; Lengyel, John

Surgical oncology

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Free Content A review of needle core biopsy diagnosed radial scars in the Welsh Breast Screening Programme
pp. 123-126(4)
Authors: Osborn, G; Wilton, F; Stevens, G; Vaughan-Williams, E; Gower-Thomas, K

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Free Content Pre-operative cardiac workup after anthracycline-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Is it really necessary?
pp. 127-129(3)
Authors: Shapiro, Ron; Barsuk, Daphna; Segev, Lior; Shimon-Paluch, Shani; Berkenstadt, Haim; Zippel, Douglas B.; Papa, Moshe Z

Orthopaedic surgery

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Free Content Supports used for positioning of patients in hip arthroplasty: is there an infection risk?
pp. 130-132(3)
Authors: Ahmad, Riaz; Tham, Ji; Naqvi, Syed Ghufran Ali; Butt, Umer; Dixon, John

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Free Content Evidence-based surgery – evidence from survey and citation analysis in orthopaedic surgery
pp. 133-138(6)
Authors: Kumar, Malhar; Gopalakrishna, Chethan; Swaminath, Pazhayannur V; Mysore, Sanjay S

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Free Content Tarsal decancellation in the residual resistant arthrogrypotic clubfoot
pp. 139-145(7)
Authors: Iskandar, Hany N; Bishay, Sherif NG; Sharaf-El-Deen, Hatem Abdel-Rahman; El-Sayed, Mohsen Mohammad

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Free Content 'Clinical scaphoid fracture': is it time to abolish this phrase?
pp. 146-148(3)
Authors: Shetty, S; Sidharthan, S; Jacob, J; Ramesh, B

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Free Content The role of a multidisciplinary pre-assessment clinic in reducing mortality after complex orthopaedic surgery
pp. 149-151(3)
Authors: Kamal, T; Conway, RM; Littlejohn, I; Ricketts, D

Robotic surgery

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Free Content Face, content and construct validity of a virtual reality simulator for robotic surgery (SEP Robot)
pp. 152-156(5)
Authors: Gavazzi, Andrea; Bahsoun, Ali N; Van Haute, Wim; Ahmed, Kamran; Elhage, Oussama; Jaye, Peter; Khan, M Shamim; Dasgupta, Prokar

Urological surgery

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Free Content Intraoperative red blood cell salvage and autologous transfusion during open radical retropubic prostatectomy: a cost–benefit analysis
pp. 157-161(5)
Authors: Ubee, Sarvpreet; Kumar, Manal; Athmanathan, Nallaswami; Singh, Gurpreet; Vesey, Sean

CORESS feedback

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Free Content CORESS feedback
pp. 162-166(5)

Technical Section: Technical notes and tips. Edited by Bruce Campbell

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Free Content Use of a modified Bradford sling for the positioning of orthopaedic patients
pp. 167-167(1)
Authors: Elvey, Michael; Jones, Gareth G; Broadbent, Nicola

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Free Content An easy, low-cost method for achieving adequate facial hair coverage for surgeons
pp. 168-168(1)
Authors: Masud, Saqib; Andrew, John Glynne

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Free Content A simple method to prevent spectacle lenses misting up on wearing a face mask
pp. 168-168(1)
Authors: Malik, Sheraz Shafi; Malik, Shahbaz Shafi

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Free Content Stapled mesh stoma reinforcement technique (SMART) – a procedure to prevent parastomal herniation
pp. 169-169(1)
Authors: Williams, Norman S; Nair, Rajesh; Bhan, Chetan

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Free Content Yarl vein flap fistuloplasties for juxta-anastomotic stenoses
pp. 170-170(1)
Authors: Ramanathan, Anantha K; Roake, Justin

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Free Content Intra-operative ultrasound localisation of a parathyroid adenoma
pp. 172-172(1)
Authors: Ashcroft, AJ; Banisadr, S; Kumar, B; Coveney, EC

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Free Content Simple technique to reduce stoma-bowel size discrepancy
pp. 174-175(2)
Authors: Marzouk, Deya; Akhtar, Mansoor; Balamoun, Hany

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Free Content Fingerless gloves for hand trauma cases
pp. 175-175(1)
Authors: Tang, SW; Bebbington, A

Book Reviews

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Free Content Book Reviews
pp. 176-180(5)

Letters and comments

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Free Content Comment on: Bare below the elbows
pp. 181-181(1)
Authors: Griffin, KJ; Scott, DJA; Foster, N

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Free Content Comment on: Safe splinting in hand surgery (original author response)
pp. 182-182(1)
Authors: MacLean, SB; Dhillon, S; Dias, R

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Free Content Comment on: Absorbable or non-absorbable sutures?
pp. 183-183(1)
Author: Morritt, AN

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Free Content Authors' Response
pp. 184-184(1)
Authors: Sengupta, A; Bax, G; Paterson-Brown, S

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