Abstracts of Surgery

Ali Yılmaz,  Cem Mirili,  Salim Başol Tekin, Mehmet Bilici 

The ratio of hemoglobin to red cell distribution width predicts survival in patients with gastric cancer treated by neoadjuvant FLOT: a retrospective study


Ahmed Abdelaal Ahmed Mahmoud,  Mohamed I Younis,  Christopher Holmes,  Amr Sallam,  Mohamed Gomaa Kamel,  Eugene Dempsey, Orla Mulhern 

Participation of the hospitals in the Republic of Ireland in international research over more than a decade: a bibliometric analysis


Yu Zhang,  Xiaoling Ye,  Xinyue Wan,   Tao Deng 

Serum lipase as a biomarker for early prediction and diagnosis of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis


Aine O’Gara,  Aine Leahy,  Connail McCrory &  Basabjit Das

Dorsal root ganglion pulsed radiofrequency treatment for chronic cervical radicular pain: a retrospective review of outcomes in fifty-nine cases


John A. O’Kelly,  Usman M. Haroon,  Abdul J. Rauf,  Kieran J. Breen,  Barry B. McGuire,  Ijaz A. Cheema,  Liza McLornan &  James C. Forde 

Ureteric stenting with magnetic retrieval: an alternative to traditional methods


Patrick J. Murtagh,  Kirk A. Stephenson,  Maedbh Rhatigan,  Elizabeth M. McElnea,  Paul P. Connell &  David J. Keegan 

Rhegmatogenous retinal detachments: primary reattachment rates and visual outcomes over a 4-year period


Pengfei Shi,  Min Zhou,  Yonggang Yang 

Upregulated tumor sirtuin 2 expression correlates with reduced TNM stage and better overall survival in surgical breast cancer patients


Olwyn E. Lynch,  Elaine J. Redmond,  Mohammud S. Inder,  Robert J. Flynn,  Arun Z. Thomas,  Lisa G. Smyth &  Rustom P. Manecksha

The utility of stent on strings in clinical practice


Peter McAnena,  Colm Neary,  Conor Doyle,  Michael J. Kerin,  Oliver J. McAnena &  Chris Collins 

Serial CRP levels following oesophagectomy: a marker for anastomotic dehiscence


Muhammad Fahad Ullah,  Christina A. Fleming,   Kenneth Mealy 

Patient satisfaction reporting—a cohort study comparing reporting of patient satisfaction pre- and post-discharge from hospital