Prof Harold Ellis with surgical patients and staff at the Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford in 1948.
About Harold Ellis
Harold Ellis CBE FRCS is Emeritus Professor of Surgery in the University of London and currently a professor in the Department of Anatomy & Human Sciences at King’s College London. Harold Ellis is one of the most notable British surgeons of the past fifty years, renowned both for his teaching and as the author of the definitive student textbook Clinical Anatomy, now in its twelfth edition. He has held positions as a Vice-President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and of the Royal Society of Medicine and was president of the British Association of Surgical Oncology.
About the Harold Ellis Prize
The Harold Ellis Prize (est. 2004) is awarded every year to the best paper published in the previous year as voted by the IJS Editorial Board. A shortlist is drawn up using download and citation data or through Editorial Board recommendations. The winner receives the prestige that comes with an international prize and £500 in Elsevier book vouchers.
Karuna Dahlberg, Maria Jaensson and Ulrica Nilsson
“Let the patient decide” – Person-centered postoperative follow-up contacts, initiated via a phone app after day surgery: Secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
Paul Lorenz Bigliardi, Syed Abdul LatiffAlsagoff, Hossam Yehia El-Kafrawi, Jai-Kyong Pyon, Chad Tse Cheuk Wa, Martin Anthony Villa
Povidone iodine in wound healing: A review of current concepts and practices
Riaz Ahmed Agha, Mimi R. Borrelli, Martinique Vella-Baldacchino, Rachel Thavayogan, Dennis P. Orgill
The STROCSS statement: Strengthening the Reporting of Cohort Studies in Surgery
2017 (now based on 2016 papers)
Riaz A. Agha, Alexander J. Fowler, Alexandra Saeta, Ishani Barai, Shivanchan Rajmohan, Dennis P. Orgill
The SCARE Statement: Consensus-based surgical case report guidelines
Antonino Agrusa, Giuseppe di Buono, Daniela Chianetta, Vincenzo Sorce, Roberto Citarrella, Massimo Galia, Laura Vernuccio, Giorgio Romano, Gaspare Gulotta
Three-dimensional (3D) versus two-dimensional (2D) laparoscopic adrenalectomy: A case-control study
2015 (based on 2015 papers)
Michal Pedziwiatr, Mikhail Kisialeuski, Mateusz Wierdak, Maciej Stanek, Michal Natkaniec, Maciej Matlok, Piotr Major, Piotr Malczak, Andrzej Budzynski
Early implementation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) protocol – Compliance improves outcomes: A prospective cohort study
Wolfgang Schaden, Rainer Mittermayr, Nicolas Haffner, Daniel Smolen, Ludger Gerdesmeyer, Ching-Jen Wang
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) – First choice treatment of fracture non-unions?
Oliver J. Muensterer, Martin Lacher, Christoph Zoeller, Matthew Bronstein, Joachim Kübler
Google Glass in pediatric surgery: An exploratory study
Guan-Qi Zhang, Zhi-Wei Zhang, Wan-Yee Lau, Xiao-Ping Chen
Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS): A new strategy to increase resectability in liver surgery
N.A. O’Regan, J. Fitzgerald, S. Timmons, H. O’Connell, D. Meagher
Delirium: A key challenge for perioperative care
Holger Keil, Wolf Mueller, Christel Herold-Mende, Martha Maria Gebhard, Günter Germann, Holger Engel, Matthias A. Reichenberger
Preoperative shock wave treatment enhances ischemic tissue survival, blood flow and angiogenesis in a rat skin flap model
Muhammad Imran Aslam, Ashish Kelkar, David Sharpe, John Stuart Jameson
Ten years experience of managing the primary tumours in patients with stage IV colorectal cancers
Saleh El-Awadi, Ayman El-Nakeeb et al.
Laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy in cirrhotic patients: A prospective randomized study
Colin A. Walsh, Tjun Tang, Stewart R. Walsh
Laparoscopic versus open appendicectomy in pregnancy: A systematic review
Agha R, Cooper D, Muir G
The reporting quality of randomised controlled trials in surgery: A systematic review
S. Alam Hannan
The magnificent seven: a history of modern thyroid surgery
Freitas Jr., R.A.
Nanotechnology, nanomedicine and nanosurgery
Day, J.R.S., Taylor, K.M.
The systemic inflammatory response syndrome and cardiopulmonary bypass