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World Journal of Surgery

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

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15.02.2018 | Original Scientific Report

Burden, Characteristics and Process of Care Among the Pediatric and Adult Trauma Patients in Botswana’s Main Hospitals

Botswana, a middle-income country in southern Africa, ranks among the highest incidence of Road Traffic Collisions (RTC) worldwide [ 1 ], leading to a high death rate due to injury resembling many other developing countries [ 2 ]. The analysis of …

15.02.2018 | Original Scientific Report

Consolidation/Tumor Ratio on Chest Computed Tomography as Predictor of Postoperative Nodal Upstaging in Clinical T1N0 Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide [ 1 ]. Recently, the use of chest computed tomography (CT) for lung cancer screening and early-stage lung cancer detection has increased [ 2 ]. As a result, surgical cases of early-stage …

15.02.2018 | Reply, Letter to the Editor

Which Patients Require Extended Thromboprophylaxis After Colectomy? Modeling Risk and Assessing Indications for Post-discharge Pharmacoprophylaxis: Reply

14.02.2018 | Original Scientific Report Open Access

Validation of the Japanese Version of the Low Anterior Resection Syndrome Score

Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Japan, and approximately 44,000 cases of cancer located in rectosigmoid and rectum are diagnosed annually [ 1 , 2 ]. Up to 80% of rectal cancer patients currently undergo sphincter-preserving surgery …

13.02.2018 | Scientific Review

Disability Weights for Pediatric Surgical Procedures: A Systematic Review and Analysis

The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery estimated that 5 billion people do not have access to surgical care, with the majority in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) [ 1 ]. Surgical conditions contribute to at least 30% of the Global Burden 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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