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Aims and scope

World Journal of Emergency Surgery is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that encompasses all aspects of clinical and basic research related to traumatic and non-traumatic emergency surgery and its allied subjects. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: emergency surgery, acute care surgery, trauma surgery, intensive care, trauma management and resuscitation.

Society affiliations

World Journal of Emergency Surgery is the official publication of the World Society of Emergency Surgery

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Intraoperative diagnosis of solitary cecal diverticulum not requiring surgery: is appendectomy indicated?
Koshy RM, Abusabeib A, Al-Mudares S, Khairat M, Toro A and Di Carlo I
World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:1
Published on: 4 January 2016


Dr Fausto Catena
Chief Emergency Surgery Dept.
Parma University Hospital

Prof Walter Biffl
Medical Director, Acute Care Surgery
The Queen's Medical Center