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World Journal of Surgery

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

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07.12.2017 | Original Scientific Report

Long-Term Survival of Recurrent Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: The Impact and Selection of Repeat Surgery

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is the second most common primary liver cancer following hepatocellular carcinoma [ 1 , 2 ]. Although surgery is considered the only potentially curative treatment, the 5-year overall survival rate after …

06.12.2017 | Original Scientific Report

The Respiratory Rate: A Neglected Triage Tool for Pre-hospital Identification of Trauma Patients

Survival rates after traumatic injury improved following the development of trauma centers by the American College of Surgeons-Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT) in 1976. Since 1986, this group has published and updated the “Field Triage Decision …

05.12.2017 | Original Scientific Report

Quality of Surgery in Malawi: Comparison of Patient-Reported Outcomes After Hernia Surgery Between District and Central Hospitals

Awareness of the huge burden of surgical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is growing [ 1 ]. In many countries, elective and emergency general surgery is only available in the few urban tertiary hospitals that are equipped [ 1 ] and staffed by …

04.12.2017 | Invited Commentary

Modification of the Surgical Strategy for the Dissection of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Using Continuous Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring

29.11.2017 | Original Scientific Report Open Access

Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation Failure in a Large Cohort of Hemodialysis Patients in the Netherlands

The arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the preferred type of permanent vascular access (VA) in maintenance hemodialysis (HD) patients. AVFs are associated with a lower incidence of patency-related procedures than arteriovenous grafts (AVGs) and less …

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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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