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World Journal of Surgery

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

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20.06.2018 | Original Scientific Report

Respiratory Complications After Colorectal Surgery: Avoidable or Fate?

Post-operative pulmonary complications (PPC) after colorectal surgery are frequent [ 1 , 2 ] and associated with increased length of hospital stay, mortality and costs [ 3 , 4 ]. Furthermore, PPC that occur within 30 post-operative days have been …

19.06.2018 | Original Scientific Report

Flail Chest: Less Deadly than Originally Thought

Flail chest, defined as fractures in two or more places in three or more consecutive ribs, has long been considered a highly morbid condition with mortality estimates conservatively ranging from 9 to 20% [ 1 – 5 ]. This injury pattern is considered …

19.06.2018 | Original Scientific Report

Proposal for a Safe and Functional Pancreaticojejunostomy Technique from a Histopathological Perspective

When pancreaticojejunostomy (PJ) is performed for reconstruction after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), the short-term objective is to prevent anastomotic failure or pancreatic fistula (PF), while the long-term objective is to keep the pancreatic …

18.06.2018 | Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: A Consensus-Based Criterion Standard for the Requirement of a Trauma Team

18.06.2018 | Original Scientific Report

Roux Stasis Syndrome and Gastric Food Stasis After Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy with Uncut Roux-en-Y Reconstruction in Gastric Cancer Patients: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis

Conventional open distal gastrectomy and laparoscopic distal gastrectomy show comparable feasibility and oncologic safety, making laparoscopic distal gastrectomy an alternative treatment option for patients with early gastric cancer and certain …

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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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