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  1. Liver injuries represent one of the most frequent life-threatening injuries in trauma patients. In determining the optimal management strategy, the anatomic injury, the hemodynamic status, and the associated i...

    Authors: Federico Coccolini, Raul Coimbra, Carlos Ordonez, Yoram Kluger, Felipe Vega, Ernest E. Moore, Walt Biffl, Andrew Peitzman, Tal Horer, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Massimo Sartelli, Gustavo P. Fraga, Enrico Cicuttin, Luca Ansaloni, Michael W. Parra, Mauricio Millán…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:24

    Content type: Review

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  2. Severely injured trauma patients suffering from traumatic cardiac arrest (TCA) and requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) rarely survive. The role of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the ...

    Authors: Peter Hilbert-Carius, David T. McGreevy, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan and Tal M. Hörer

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:23

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Pre-operative kidney function is known to be associated with surgical outcomes. However, in emergency surgery, the pre-operative kidney function may reflect chronic kidney disease (CKD) or acute kidney injury ...

    Authors: Katsunori Miyake, Masao Iwagami, Takayasu Ohtake, Hidekazu Moriya, Nao Kume, Takaaki Murata, Tomoki Nishida, Yasuhiro Mochida, Naoko Isogai, Kunihiro Ishioka, Rai Shimoyama, Sumi Hidaka, Hiroyuki Kashiwagi, Jun Kawachi, Hidemitsu Ogino and Shuzo Kobayashi

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:22

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Multiple organ failure and early surgery are associated with high morbimortality after open necrosectomy. Data are mostly derived from historical cohorts with early necrosectomy bereft of step-up treatment alg...

    Authors: Henrik Leonard Husu, Jouni Antero Kuronen, Ari Kalevi Leppäniemi and Panu Juhani Mentula

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:21

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Triage plays a crucial role in the emergency department (ED) management of mass casualty incidents (MCIs) when resources are limited. This study aimed to compare the performance of simple triage and rapid trea...

    Authors: Yun-Kuan Lin, Kuang-Yu Niu, Chen-June Seak, Yi-Ming Weng, Jen-Hung Wang and Pei-Fang Lai

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:20

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The epidemiology and the outcomes of acute appendicitis in elderly patients are very different from the younger population. Elderly patients with acute appendicitis showed higher mortality, higher perforation ...

    Authors: Paola Fugazzola, Marco Ceresoli, Vanni Agnoletti, Ferdinando Agresta, Bruno Amato, Paolo Carcoforo, Fausto Catena, Osvaldo Chiara, Massimo Chiarugi, Lorenzo Cobianchi, Federico Coccolini, Alessandro De Troia, Salomone Di Saverio, Andrea Fabbri, Carlo Feo, Francesco Gabrielli…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:19

    Content type: Review

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  7. Motorcyclists are often victims of road traffic incidents. Though elderly patients seem to have worse survival outcomes and sustain more severe injuries than younger patients, concordance in the literature for...

    Authors: Stefano S. Granieri, Elisa E. Reitano, Francesca F. Bindi, Federica F. Renzi, Fabrizio F. Sammartano, Stefania S. Cimbanassi, Shailvi S. Gupta and Osvaldo O. Chiara

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:18

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Splenectomy is sometimes necessary after abdominal trauma, but splenectomized patients are at risk of sepsis due to impaired immunological functions.

    Authors: Adriana Toro, Nunziatina Laura Parrinello, Elena Schembari, Maurizio Mannino, Giuseppe Corsale, Anna Triolo, Filippo Palermo, Alessandra Romano, Francesco Di Raimondo and Isidoro Di Carlo

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:17

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The risk of death in severe complicated intra-abdominal sepsis (SCIAS) remains high despite decades of surgical and antimicrobial research. New management strategies are required to improve outcomes. The Close...

    Authors: Joshua S. Ng-Kamstra, Elissa Rennert-May, Jessica McKee, Skyla Lundgren, Braden Manns and Andrew W. Kirkpatrick

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:15

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. Despite evidence supporting the effectiveness of best practices in infection prevention and management, many healthcare workers fail to implement them and evidence-based practices tend to be underused in routi...

    Authors: Massimo Sartelli, Leonardo Pagani, Stefania Iannazzo, Maria Luisa Moro, Pierluigi Viale, Angelo Pan, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Marcello Mario D’Errico, Iris Agreiter, Giorgio Amadio Nespola, Francesco Barchiesi, Valeria Benigni, Raffaella Binazzi, Stefano Cappanera, Alessandro Chiodera…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:13

    Content type: Review

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  11. Emergency surgeons have a crucial role in bridging the gap of skills resulting from the well-known general surgery fragmentation. The multi-specialist general surgery approach is still necessary to define prop...

    Authors: Fausto Catena, Walter Biffl, Belinda De Simone, Massimo Sartelli, Salomone Di Saverio, Yoram Kluger, Ernest E. Moore, Luca Ansaloni and Federico Coccolini

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:11

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  12. Surgical site infections (SSI) represent a considerable burden for healthcare systems. They are largely preventable and multiple interventions have been proposed over past years in an attempt to prevent SSI.

    Authors: Belinda De Simone, Massimo Sartelli, Federico Coccolini, Chad G. Ball, Pietro Brambillasca, Massimo Chiarugi, Fabio Cesare Campanile, Gabriela Nita, Davide Corbella, Ari Leppaniemi, Elena Boschini, Ernest E. Moore, Walter Biffl, Andrew Peitzmann, Yoram Kluger, Michael Sugrue…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:10

    Content type: Review

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  13. The original article [1] contained an error in authorship whereby author, Fausto Catena was mistakenly listed as part of the institutional authorship of the OBA trial supporters instead of in the correct posit...

    Authors: Belinda De Simone, Luca Ansaloni, Massimo Sartelli, Yoram Kluger, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Walter L. Biffl, Arianna Heyer, Federico Coccolini, Gian Luca Baiocchi and Fausto Catena

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:9

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:2

  14. Pelvic fractures are rare but serious injuries. The influence of a concomitant abdominal trauma on the time point of surgery and the quality of care regarding quality of reduction or the clinical course in pel...

    Authors: Markus A. Küper, Robert Bachmann, Götz F. Wenig, Patrick Ziegler, Alexander Trulson, Inga M. Trulson, Christian Minarski, Ruth Ladurner, Ulrich Stöckle, Andreas Höch, Steven C. Herath and Fabian M. Stuby

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:8

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Fibrinogen plays an important role in haemostasis during the early phase of trauma, and low fibrinogen levels after severe trauma are associated with haemostatic impairment, massive bleeding, and poor outcomes...

    Authors: Yuki Itagaki, Mineji Hayakawa, Kunihiko Maekawa, Tomoyo Saito, Akira Kodate, Yoshinori Honma, Asumi Mizugaki, Tomonao Yoshida, Takayoshi Ohyasu, Kenichi Katabami and Takeshi Wada

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:7

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Major trauma patients experience a 20% mortality rate overall, and many survivors remain permanently disabled.

    Authors: Costanza Martino, Emanuele Russo, Domenico Pietro Santonastaso, Emiliano Gamberini, Silvia Bertoni, Emanuele Padovani, Luigino Tosatto, Luca Ansaloni and Vanni Agnoletti

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:6

    Content type: Research article

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  17. High morbidity and mortality rates of trauma injuries make early detection and correct diagnosis crucial for increasing patient’s survival and quality of life after an injury. Improvements in technology have f...

    Authors: Gregory J. Roberts, Lewis E. Jacobson, Michelle M. Amaral, Courtney D. Jensen, Louis Cooke, Jacqueline F. Schultz, Alexander J. Kinstedt and Jonathan M. Saxe

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:5

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Although the phrase “time is fascia” is well acknowledged in the case of necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs), solid evidence is lacking. The aim of this study is to review the current literature concern...

    Authors: Femke Nawijn, Diederik P. J. Smeeing, Roderick M. Houwert, Luke P. H. Leenen and Falco Hietbrink

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:4

    Content type: Review

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  19. Peptic ulcer disease is common with a lifetime prevalence in the general population of 5–10% and an incidence of 0.1–0.3% per year. Despite a sharp reduction in incidence and rates of hospital admission and mo...

    Authors: Antonio Tarasconi, Federico Coccolini, Walter L. Biffl, Matteo Tomasoni, Luca Ansaloni, Edoardo Picetti, Sarah Molfino, Vishal Shelat, Stefania Cimbanassi, Dieter G. Weber, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Fabio C. Campanile, Salomone Di Saverio, Gian Luca Baiocchi, Claudio Casella, Michael D. Kelly…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:3

    Content type: Review

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  20. The number of bariatric procedures is increasing worldwide. No consensus or guidelines about the emergency management of long-term complications following bariatric surgery are currently available. The aim of ...

    Authors: Belinda De Simone, Luca Ansaloni, Massimo Sartelli, Yoram Kluger, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Walter L. Biffl, Arianna Heyer, Federico Coccolini, Gian Luca Baiocchi and Fausto Catena

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:2

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:9

  21. Early laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been adopted as the treatment of choice for acute cholecystitis due to a shorter hospital length of stay and no increased morbidity when compared to delayed cholecystecto...

    Authors: Giuseppe Borzellino, Safi Khuri, Michele Pisano, Subhi Mansour, Niccolò Allievi, Luca Ansaloni and Yoram Kluger

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:1

    Content type: Study protocol

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  22. The use of antithrombotic drugs is increasing with the aging population. Prior to elective procedures, antithrombotic drugs are often discontinued. For emergency procedures in patients taking antithrombotic dr...

    Authors: Tadashi Matsuoka, Kenji Kobayashi, Alan Kawarai Lefor, Junichi Sasaki and Hiroharu Shinozaki

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:63

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Frailty has been associated with an increased risk of adverse postoperative outcomes in elderly patients. We examined the impact of preoperative frailty on loss of functional independence following emergency a...

    Authors: Hwee Leong Tan, Shermain Theng Xin Chia, Nivedita Vikas Nadkarni, Shin Yuh Ang, Dennis Chuen Chai Seow and Ting Hway Wong

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:62

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Pelvic ring fracture is often combined with other injuries and such patients are considered at high risk of mortality and complications. There is controversy regarding the gold standard protocol for the initia...

    Authors: Hsien-Te Chen, Yu-Chun Wang, Chen-Chou Hsieh, Li-Ting Su, Shih-Chi Wu, Yuan-Shun Lo, Chien-Chun Chang and Chun-Hao Tsai

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:61

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Trauma victims could be an important source of organs. This article presents two cases of successful organ donation and transplant, after Maastricht category III cardiac death in patients with successfully rep...

    Authors: Paola Fugazzola, Luca Ansaloni, Marco Benni, Alessandro Circelli, Federico Coccolini, Emiliano Gamberini, Andrea Nanni, Emanuele Russo, Matteo Tomasoni and Vanni Agnoletti

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:60

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Traumatic abdominal wall hernias or defects (TAWDs) after blunt trauma are rare and comprehensive literature on this topic is scarce. Altogether, there is no consensus about optimal methods and timing of repai...

    Authors: Steffi Karhof, Rianne Boot, Rogier K. J. Simmermacher, Karlijn J. P. van Wessem, Luke P. H. Leenen and Falco Hietbrink

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:59

    Content type: Review

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  27. The liver is the most injured organ following abdominal trauma. Uncontrolled bleeding remains the main cause of early liver injury-related death, with a mortality rate of 50–54% in the first 24 h after admissi...

    Authors: Juan José Segura-Sampedro, Cristina Pineño-Flores, Andrea Craus-Miguel, Rafael Morales-Soriano and Francesc Xavier González-Argente

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:58

    Content type: Research article

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  28. An acute traumatic coagulopathy (ATC) is observed in about one third of severely traumatized patients. This early, specific, and endogenous disorder is triggered by the association of trauma and hemorrhage. Th...

    Authors: Cedric Gangloff, Fanny Mingant, Michael Theron, Hubert Galinat, Ollivier Grimault, Yves Ozier and Karine Pichavant-Rafini

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:57

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Duodeno-pancreatic and extrahepatic biliary tree injuries are rare in both adult and pediatric trauma patients, and due to their anatomical location, associated injuries are very common. Mortality is primarily...

    Authors: Federico Coccolini, Leslie Kobayashi, Yoram Kluger, Ernest E. Moore, Luca Ansaloni, Walt Biffl, Ari Leppaniemi, Goran Augustin, Viktor Reva, Imitiaz Wani, Andrew Kirkpatrick, Fikri Abu-Zidan, Enrico Cicuttin, Gustavo Pereira Fraga, Carlos Ordonez, Emmanuil Pikoulis…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:56

    Content type: Review

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  30. Understanding injury patterns specific for paediatric casualties of armed conflict is essential to facilitate preparations by organizations that provide medical care in conflict areas. The aim of this retrospe...

    Authors: Frederike J. C. Haverkamp, Lisanne van Gennip, Måns Muhrbeck, Harald Veen, Andreas Wladis and Edward C. T. H. Tan

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:55

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Renal and urogenital injuries occur in approximately 10-20% of abdominal trauma in adults and children. Optimal management should take into consideration the anatomic injury, the hemodynamic status, and the as...

    Authors: Federico Coccolini, Ernest E. Moore, Yoram Kluger, Walter Biffl, Ari Leppaniemi, Yosuke Matsumura, Fernando Kim, Andrew B. Peitzman, Gustavo P. Fraga, Massimo Sartelli, Luca Ansaloni, Goran Augustin, Andrew Kirkpatrick, Fikri Abu-Zidan, Imitiaz Wani, Dieter Weber…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:54

    Content type: Review

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  32. The acute phase management of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and polytrauma represents a major challenge. Guidelines for the care of these complex patients are lacking, and worldwide variabi...

    Authors: Edoardo Picetti, Sandra Rossi, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Luca Ansaloni, Rocco Armonda, Gian Luca Baiocchi, Miklosh Bala, Zsolt J. Balogh, Maurizio Berardino, Walter L. Biffl, Pierre Bouzat, Andras Buki, Marco Ceresoli, Randall M. Chesnut, Osvaldo Chiara, Giuseppe Citerio…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:53

    Content type: Review

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  33. Tractotomy has become the standard of care for transfixing through-and-through lung injuries as it can be performed quickly with little blood loss and a low risk of complications. However, packing with laparot...

    Authors: Alberto F. Garcia, Ramiro Manzano-Nunez, Juan Gabriel Bayona, Mauricio Millan and Juan C. Puyana

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:52

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Management of penetrating abdominal war injuries centers upon triage, echeloned care, and damage control. A civilian hospital based in a war zone can rarely rely upon these principles because it normally has l...

    Authors: Maurizio Cardi, Khushal Ibrahim, Shah Wali Alizai, Hamayoun Mohammad, Marco Garatti, Antonio Rainone, Francesco Di Marzo, Giuseppe La Torre, Michela Paschetto, Ludovica Carbonari, Valentina Mingarelli, Andrea Mingoli, Giuseppe S. Sica and Simone Sibio

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:51

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Antibiotics are the pillar of surgery from prophylaxis to treatment; any failure is potentially a leading cause for increased morbidity and mortality. Robust data on the burden of SSI especially those due to a...

    Authors: Katia Iskandar, Massimo Sartelli, Marwan Tabbal, Luca Ansaloni, Gian Luca Baiocchi, Fausto Catena, Federico Coccolini, Mainul Haque, Francesco Maria Labricciosa, Ayad Moghabghab, Leonardo Pagani, Pierre Abi Hanna, Christine Roques, Pascale Salameh and Laurent Molinier

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:50

    Content type: Review

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  36. Hemorrhagic shock can lead to intestinal damage with subsequent hyperinflammation and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS). The intestinal fatty acid-binding protein (I-FABP) is solely expressed in the i...

    Authors: Maika Voth, Thomas Lustenberger, Borna Relja and Ingo Marzi

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:49

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The original article [1] contains a minor typo in reference 47 (reference [2] in this Correction article); the correct reference notation can be shown in the respective reference within this article.

    Authors: Mario Testini, Antonia Girardi, Roberta Maria Isernia, Angela De Palma, Giovanni Catalano, Angela Pezzolla and Angela Gurrado

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:48

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2017 12:23

  38. The original article [1] contained a typo in author, Federico Coccolini’s name. This has now been corrected.

    Authors: Christopher J. Doig, Stacey A. Page, Jessica L. McKee, Ernest E. Moore, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Rosemary Carroll, John C. Marshall, Peter D. Faris, Matti Tolonen, Fausto Catena, Federico Coccolini, Massimo Sartelli, Luca Ansaloni, Sam F. Minor, Bruno M. Peirera, Jose J. Diaz…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:47

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:39

  39. The International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Edition, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) Injury Severity Score (ICISS) is a risk adjustment model when injuries are recorded using ICD-9-CM coding. The trau...

    Authors: Muding Wang, Wusi Qiu, Yunji Zeng, Wenhui Fan, Xiao Lian and Yi Shen

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:46

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) due to peptic ulcer disease is one of the leading causes of death in patients with non-variceal bleeding, resulting in up to 10% mortality rate, and the patient group at ...

    Authors: Aleksejs Kaminskis, Patricija Ivanova, Aina Kratovska, Sanita Ponomarjova, Margarita Ptašņuka, Jevgenijs Demičevs, Renate Demičeva, Viesturs Boka and Guntars Pupelis

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:45

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Bedside diagnostic ultrasound for traumatic pneumothorax is easy and reliable. However, the thoracic anatomical locations to be examined are debateable. We aimed to study the anatomical locations of blunt trau...

    Authors: Ashraf F. Hefny, Fathima T. Kunhivalappil, Manoj Paul, Taleb M. Almansoori, Taoufik Zoubeidi and Fikri M. Abu-Zidan

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:44

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Abdominal aortic injury (AAI) is a life-threatening condition that occurs in only 0.1% of all trauma admissions. Because of its rarity, the clinical features of AAI remain unclear. We investigated the characte...

    Authors: Yutaka Kondo, Hiroki Matsui and Hideo Yasunaga

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:43

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The original article [1] contains an error in the title - the motif ‘pectoral assay’ should not be present and as such, the title should instead be: ‘Diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis: lessons learned over 3...

    Authors: Fikri M. Abu-Zidan and Mohamud Sheek-Hussein

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:42

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:33

  44. Adhesion barriers have proven to reduce adhesion-related complications in colorectal surgery. However, barriers are seldom applied. The aim of this study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of adhesion bar...

    Authors: Pepijn Krielen, Janneke P. C. Grutters, Chema Strik, Richard P. G. ten Broek, Harry van Goor and Martijn W. J. Stommel

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:41

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Far reaching sub-specialization tends to become obligatory for surgeons in most Western countries. It is suggested that exposure of surgeons to emergency laparotomy after trauma is ever declining. Therefore, i...

    Authors: Falco Hietbrink, Diederik Smeeing, Steffi Karhof, Henk Formijne Jonkers, Marijn Houwert, Karlijn van Wessem, Rogier Simmermacher, Geertje Govaert, Miriam de Jong, Ivar de Bruin and Luke Leenen

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:40

    Content type: Research article

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  46. Severe complicated intra-abdominal sepsis (SCIAS) has high mortality, thought due in part to progressive bio-mediator generation, systemic inflammation, and multiple organ failure. Treatment includes early ant...

    Authors: Christopher J. Doig, Stacey A Page, Jessica L. McKee, Ernest E. Moore, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Rosemary Carroll, John C. Marshall, Peter D Faris, Matti Tolonen, Fausto Catena, Federico Coccolini, Massimo Sartelli, Luca Ansaloni, Sam F. Minor, Bruno M. Peirera, Jose J Diaz…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:39

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:47

  47. Multiple rib fractures are common injuries in both the young and elderly. Rib fractures account for 10% of all trauma admissions and are seen in up to 39% of patients after thoracic trauma. With morbidity and ...

    Authors: Mathieu M. E. Wijffels, Jonne T. H. Prins, Suzanne Polinder, Taco J. Blokhuis, Erik R. De Loos, Roeland H. Den Boer, Elvira R. Flikweert, Albert F. Pull ter Gunne, Akkie N. Ringburg, W. Richard Spanjersberg, Pieter J. Van Huijstee, Gust Van Montfort, Jefrey Vermeulen, Dagmar I. Vos, Michael H. J. Verhofstad and Esther M. M. Van Lieshout

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:38

    Content type: Study protocol

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  48. According to recently published findings, we hypothesized that serum interleukin-33 (IL-33) may qualify for predicting pulmonary complications in polytraumatized patients.

    Authors: Gabriel Halát, Thomas Haider, Michel Dedeyan, Thomas Heinz, Stefan Hajdu and Lukas L. Negrin

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:36

    Content type: Research article

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  49. Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) for patients with traumatic torso hemorrhagic shock is available to keep a minimum level of circulatory status as a bridge to definitive therap...

    Authors: Kento Nakajima, Hayato Taniguchi, Takeru Abe, Keishi Yamaguchi, Tomoki Doi, Ichiro Takeuchi and Naoto Morimura

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2019 14:35

    Content type: Research article

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