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World Journal of Surgery

Official Journal of the International Society of Surgery/Société Internationale de Chirurgie

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17.05.2019 | Scientific Review

MRI Performance in Detecting pCR After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy by Molecular Subtype of Breast Cancer

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) has been widely used in breast cancer patients over the last decade. The use of NAC allows for reduction in tumor size prior to surgery, as well as reduced axillary nodal involvement [ 1 – 7 ]. As a result, this …

16.05.2019 | Original Scientific Report Open Access

Which is Better for Patients with Breast Cancer: Totally Implanted Vascular Access Devices (TIVAD) or Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)?

Chemotherapy is an important treatment for patients with malignant tumors, and intravenous injection is the main route of drug administration. Traditional infusion requires repeated puncture on the patient skin, which not only increases the pain …

16.05.2019 | Original Scientific Report

Prognostic Impact of the Turin Criteria in Poorly Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma

Poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma (PDTC) is a tumor of follicular cell origin with morphological and biological attributes intermediate between well-differentiated (follicular or papillary) thyroid carcinoma (WDTC) and anaplastic thyroid …

16.05.2019 | Original Scientific Report

Seasonal, Weather, and Temporal Factors in the Prediction of Admission to a Pediatric Trauma Center

Trauma is the leading cause of mortality in children over 1 year of age [ 1 ]. Data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project in the USA suggest that injury and poisoning are the most common reason for visits to emergency departments (EDs) …

14.05.2019 | Original Scientific Report

Has Symptom-Based Admission Replaced Diagnosis in the Emergency Department? An 18-Year Review of Emergency General Surgical Admissions at Royal Perth Hospital

Clinical medicine continues to evolve; changes in medical practice are multifactorial and are influenced by a multitude of factors, including population changes, demographic variations such as an aging population, changing patterns and burdens of …

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World Journal of Surgery provides an in-depth, international forum for the most current, most authoritative information on major clinical problems in the fields of clinical and experimental surgery, surgical education, and socioeconomic aspects of surgical care. In addition to original scientific reports, the journal features "World Progress in Surgery", a special section presenting contributions from recognized authorities on a single topic of current importance. Under the editorship of Dr. John G. Hunter, World Journal of Surgery rapidly publishes original articles that offer significant contributions in the fields of clinical surgery, experimental surgery and related sciences, surgical education, and the socioeconomic aspects of surgical care.

This is the official journal of the International Society of Surgery (ISS) / Société Internationale de Chirurgie (SIC)

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