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World Journal of Surgery

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

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08.10.2018 | Original Scientific Report (including Papers Presented at Surgical Conferences)

Sustained Elevation of Postoperative Serum Level of Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9 is High-Risk Stigmata for Primary Hepatic Recurrence in Patients with Curatively Resected Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

In cases of pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PA), long-term survival can only be obtained if the tumor is removed without residual disease (R0 resection). Adjuvant chemotherapy confers a greater survival benefit for R0 patients than it does for patients …

08.10.2018 | Original Scientific Report (including Papers Presented at Surgical Conferences)

Role of Palliative Resection in Patients with Incurable Advanced Gastric Cancer Who are Unfit for Chemotherapy

The prognosis of patients with incurable advanced gastric cancer is poor. Chemotherapy is the standard treatment for these patients, and the median overall survival of patients who receive chemotherapy alone is 10.8–13.8 months [ 1 – 3 ].

08.10.2018 | Surgery in Low and Middle Income Countries

Healthcare Leaders Develop Strategies for Expanding National Surgical, Obstetric, and Anaesthesia Plans in WHO AFRO and EMRO Regions

Surgery has been described as the “neglected stepchild of global health” [ 1 ]. Conditions requiring surgical, obstetric, and anaesthesia (SOA) services amount to 30% of the global disease burden, yet over 70% of the world’s population lack access …

08.10.2018 | Original Scientific Report (including Papers Presented at Surgical Conferences)

A Comparison Between Plastic and Metallic Biliary Stent Placement in Patients Receiving Preoperative Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Resectable Pancreatic Cancer

Despite improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer, its prognosis remains extremely poor. Although surgery is the only option to potentially cure pancreatic cancer, most patients die from local and distant recurrence [ 1 – 3 …

04.10.2018 | Original Scientific Report (including Papers Presented at Surgical Conferences)

Results of Duodenopancreatic Reoperations in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1

Duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (dpNENs) represent the most common syndrome-associated cause of death in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) [ 1 ]. They develop in 60–80% of MEN1 patients and are therefore the second …

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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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