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  1. Skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs) encompass a variety of pathological conditions that involve the skin and underlying subcutaneous tissue, fascia, or muscle, ranging from simple superficial infections to...

    Authors: Massimo Sartelli, Federico Coccolini, Yoram Kluger, Ervis Agastra, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Ashraf El Sayed Abbas, Luca Ansaloni, Abdulrashid Kayode Adesunkanmi, Goran Augustin, Miklosh Bala, Oussama Baraket, Walter L. Biffl, Marco Ceresoli, Elisabetta Cerutti, Osvaldo Chiara, Enrico Cicuttin…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2022 17:3

    Content type: Review

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  2. Two city trains collided in an underground tunnel on 24 May 2021 at the height of COVID-19 pandemic near the Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, immediately after the evening rush hours. We aim to evaluat...

    Authors: Alzamani M. Idrose, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Nurul Liana Roslan, Khairul Izwan M. Hashim, Saiyidi Mohd Azizi Mohd Adibi and Mahathar Abd. Wahab

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2022 17:2

    Content type: Research

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  3. We conducted this study to evaluate the characteristics of the infectious fluid in soft tissue infection and investigate the utility of the biochemical tests and Gram stain smear of the infectious fluid in dis...

    Authors: Kai-Hsiang Wu, Po-Han Wu, Chih-Yao Chang, Yen-Ting Kuo, Kuang-Yu Hsiao, Cheng-Ting Hsiao, Shang-Kai Hung and Chia-Peng Chang

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2022 17:1

    Content type: Research

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  4. Large-scale burn disasters can produce casualties that threaten medical care systems. This study proposes a new approach for developing hospital readiness and preparedness plan for these challenging beyond-sur...

    Authors: Sheuwen Chuang, David D. Woods, Morgan Reynolds, Hsien-Wei Ting, Asher Balkin and Chin-Wang Hsu

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:59

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) is a common presentation of surgical admissions, imposing a significant burden on healthcare costs and resources. There is a paucity of standardised clinical predictive t...

    Authors: Manraj Singh, Jayne Chiang, Andre Seah, Nan Liu, Ronnie Mathew and Sachin Mathur

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:58

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The COVID-19 Pandemic lockdowns restricted human and traffic mobility impacting the patterns and severity of road traffic collisions (RTCs). We aimed to study the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on incidence, pa...

    Authors: Yasin J. Yasin, David O. Alao, Michal Grivna and Fikri M. Abu-Zidan

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:57

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Angiography has been conducted as a hemostatic procedure for trauma patients. While several complications, such as tissue necrosis after embolization, have been reported, little is known regarding subsequent a...

    Authors: Ryo Yamamoto, Ramon F. Cestero, Jo Yoshizawa, Katsuya Maeshima and Junichi Sasaki

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:56

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Authors: Lorenzo Cobianchi, Francesca Dal Mas, Maurizio Massaro, Paola Fugazzola, Federico Coccolini, Yoram Kluger, Ari Leppäniemi, Ernest E. Moore, Massimo Sartelli, Peter Angelos, Fausto Catena and Luca Ansaloni

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:55

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:47

  9. In 2017, a novel classification for pelvic injuries was established by the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES). We validated its effectiveness using nationwide real-world data. The roles of associated va...

    Authors: Szu-Han Wang, Chih-Yuan Fu, Francesco Bajani, Marissa Bokhari, Justin Mis, Stathis Poulakidas and Faran Bokhari

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:54

    Content type: Research article

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  10. It is unknown how frequently damage control (DC) laparotomy is used across trauma centers in different countries. We conducted a cross-sectional survey of trauma centers in the United States, Canada, and Austr...

    Authors: Derek J. Roberts, Peter D. Faris, Chad G. Ball, Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Ernest E. Moore, David V. Feliciano, Peter Rhee, Scott D’Amours and Henry T. Stelfox

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:53

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Recent studies have reported promising outcomes of non-operative treatment for uncomplicated appendicitis; however, the preoperative prediction of complicated appendicitis is challenging. We developed models b...

    Authors: Hui-An Lin, Hung-Wei Tsai, Chun-Chieh Chao and Sheng-Feng Lin

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:52

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Various strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19 including lockdown and stay-at-home order are expected to reduce road traffic characteristics and consequently road traffic collisions (RTCs). We aimed to re...

    Authors: Yasin J. Yasin, Michal Grivna and Fikri M. Abu-Zidan

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:51

    Content type: Review

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  13. The article is a scoping review of the literature on the use of decision support systems based on artificial neural networks in emergency surgery. The authors present modern literature data on the effectivenes...

    Authors: Andrey Litvin, Sergey Korenev, Sophiya Rumovskaya, Massimo Sartelli, Gianluca Baiocchi, Walter L. Biffl, Federico Coccolini, Salomone Di Saverio, Michael Denis Kelly, Yoram Kluger, Ari Leppäniemi, Michael Sugrue and Fausto Catena

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:50

    Content type: Review

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  14. Intra-abdominal infections (IAIs) are common surgical emergencies and have been reported as major contributors to non-trauma deaths in hospitals worldwide. The cornerstones of effective treatment of IAIs inclu...

    Authors: Massimo Sartelli, Federico Coccolini, Yoram Kluger, Ervis Agastra, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Ashraf El Sayed Abbas, Luca Ansaloni, Abdulrashid Kayode Adesunkanmi, Boyko Atanasov, Goran Augustin, Miklosh Bala, Oussama Baraket, Suman Baral, Walter L. Biffl, Marja A. Boermeester, Marco Ceresoli…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:49

    Content type: Review

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  15. Anorectal emergencies comprise a wide variety of diseases that share common symptoms, i.e., anorectal pain or bleeding and might require immediate management. While most of the underlying conditions do not nee...

    Authors: Antonio Tarasconi, Gennaro Perrone, Justin Davies, Raul Coimbra, Ernest Moore, Francesco Azzaroli, Hariscine Abongwa, Belinda De Simone, Gaetano Gallo, Giorgio Rossi, Fikri Abu-Zidan, Vanni Agnoletti, Gianluigi de’Angelis, Nicola de’Angelis, Luca Ansaloni, Gian Luca Baiocchi…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:48

    Content type: Review

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  16. Emergency surgery represents a unique context. Trauma teams are often multidisciplinary and need to operate under extreme stress and time constraints, sometimes with no awareness of the trauma’s causes or the ...

    Authors: Lorenzo Cobianchi, Francesca Dal Mas, Maurizio Massaro, Paola Fugazzola, Federico Coccolini, Yoram Kluger, Ari Leppäniemi, Ernest E. Moore, Massimo Sartelli, Peter Angelos, Fausto Catena and Luca Ansaloni

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:47

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:55

  17. On January 2020, the WHO Director General declared that the outbreak constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The world has faced a worldwide spread crisis and is still dealing with it. ...

    Authors: Federico Coccolini, Enrico Cicuttin, Camilla Cremonini, Dario Tartaglia, Bruno Viaggi, Akira Kuriyama, Edoardo Picetti, Chad Ball, Fikri Abu-Zidan, Marco Ceresoli, Bruno Turri, Sumita Jain, Carlo Palombo, Xavier Guirao, Gabriel Rodrigues, Mahir Gachabayov…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:46

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  18. Aim of this study was to clarify the best laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy (LSTC) technique for finalizing a difficult cholecystectomy.

    Authors: Adriana Toro, Michele Teodoro, Mansoor Khan, Elena Schembari, Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena and Isidoro Di Carlo

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:45

    Content type: Review

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  19. Acute appendicitis is one of the most frequent abdominal surgical emergencies. Intra-abdominal abscess is a frequent post-operative complication. The aim of this meta-analysis was to compare peritoneal irrigat...

    Authors: Gloria Burini, Maria Chiara Cianci, Marco Coccetta, Alessandro Spizzirri, Salomone Di Saverio, Riccardo Coletta, Paolo Sapienza, Andrea Mingoli, Roberto Cirocchi and Antonino Morabito

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:44

    Content type: Review

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  20. Hybrid operating theatres (OT) allow for simultaneous interventional radiology and operative procedures, serving as a one-stop facility for the treatment of severely injured patients. Several countries have ad...

    Authors: Chun Yuet Khoo, Terence Yi Song Liew and Sachin Mathur

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:43

    Content type: Review

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  21. Patients with pelvic and/or acetabular fractures are at high risk of developing thromboembolic (TE) complications. In our study we investigate TE complications and the potential negative effects of concomitant...

    Authors: Tim Kirchner, Rolf Lefering, Richard Sandkamp, Helge Eberbach, Klaus Schumm, Hagen Schmal and Jörg Bayer

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:42

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Multiple studies regarding the use of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) in patients with non-compressible torso injuries and uncontrolled haemorrhagic shock were recently publis...

    Authors: Greta Castellini, Silvia Gianola, Annalisa Biffi, Gloria Porcu, Andrea Fabbri, Maria Pia Ruggieri, Carlo Coniglio, Antonello Napoletano, Daniela Coclite, Daniela D’Angelo, Alice Josephine Fauci, Laura Iacorossi, Roberto Latina, Katia Salomone, Shailvi Gupta, Primiano Iannone…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:41

    Content type: Review

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  23. Immunocompromised patients are a heterogeneous and diffuse category frequently presenting to the emergency department with acute surgical diseases. Diagnosis and treatment in immunocompromised patients are oft...

    Authors: Federico Coccolini, Mario Improta, Massimo Sartelli, Kemal Rasa, Robert Sawyer, Raul Coimbra, Massimo Chiarugi, Andrey Litvin, Timothy Hardcastle, Francesco Forfori, Jean-Louis Vincent, Andreas Hecker, Richard Ten Broek, Luigi Bonavina, Mircea Chirica, Ugo Boggi…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:40

    Content type: Review

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  24. The COVID-19 pandemic drastically strained the health systems worldwide, obligating the reassessment of how healthcare is delivered. In Lombardia, Italy, a Regional Emergency Committee (REC) was established an...

    Authors: Riccardo Giudici, Armando Lancioni, Hedwige Gay, Gabriele Bassi, Osvaldo Chiara, Claudio Mare, Nicola Latronico, Antonio Pesenti, Roberto Faccincani, Luca Cabrini, Roberto Fumagalli, Arturo Chieregato, Laura Briani, Fabrizio Sammartano, Giuseppe Sechi, Alberto Zoli…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:39

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Traumatic injury remains the leading cause of death, with more than five million deaths every year. Little is known about the comparative effectiveness in reducing mortality of trauma care systems at different...

    Authors: Rayan Jafnan Alharbi, Sumina Shrestha, Virginia Lewis and Charne Miller

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:38

    Content type: Review

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  26. The aim of this retrospective comparative study was to assess the impact of COVID-19 and delayed emergency department access on emergency surgery outcomes, by comparing the main clinical outcomes in the period...

    Authors: Francesco A. Ciarleglio, Marta Rigoni, Liliana Mereu, Cai Tommaso, Alessandro Carrara, Gianni Malossini, Saverio Tateo, Giuseppe Tirone, Truls E. Bjerklund Johansen, Pier Paolo Benetollo, Antonio Ferro, Giovanni Maria Guarrera, Mario Grattarola, Giandomenico Nollo and Alberto Brolese

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:37

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Small bowel obstruction (SBO) is a common surgical emergency, causing high morbidity and healthcare costs. The majority of SBOs are caused by adhesions that result from previous surgeries. Bowel obstruction, h...

    Authors: Yousef Amara, Ari Leppaniemi, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Michael Sugrue, Gustavo P. Fraga, Federico Coccolini, Walter L. Biffl, Andrew B. Peitzman, Yoram Kluger, Massimo Sartelli, Ernest E. Moore, Salomone Di Saverio, Esfo Darwish, Chikako Endo, Harry van Goor…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:36

    Content type: Review

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  28. Although rectal cancer is predominantly a disease of older patients, current guidelines do not incorporate optimal treatment recommendations for the elderly and address only partially the associated specific c...

    Authors: Mauro Podda, Patricia Sylla, Gianluca Baiocchi, Michel Adamina, Vanni Agnoletti, Ferdinando Agresta, Luca Ansaloni, Alberto Arezzo, Nicola Avenia, Walter Biffl, Antonio Biondi, Simona Bui, Fabio C. Campanile, Paolo Carcoforo, Claudia Commisso, Antonio Crucitti…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:35

    Content type: Review

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  29. A hybrid emergency room (ER) is defined as an emergency unit with four functions—performing resuscitation, computed tomography (CT), surgery, and angiography. However, the safety and efficacy of performing CT ...

    Authors: Hiroaki Watanabe, Ryo Matsumoto, Shunsuke Kuramoto, Tomohiro Muronoi, Kazuyuki Oka, Yoshihide Shimojo, Akihiko Kidani, Eiji Hira and Toshihiko Kawamura

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:34

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Immunocompromised patients are at higher risk of surgical site infection and wound complications. However, optimal management in the perioperative period is not well established. Present systematic review aims...

    Authors: Federico Coccolini, Mario Improta, Enrico Cicuttin, Fausto Catena, Massimo Sartelli, Raffaele Bova, Nicola de’ Angelis, Stefano Gitto, Dario Tartaglia, Camilla Cremonini, Carlos Ordonez, Gian Luca Baiocchi and Massimo Chiarugi

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:33

    Content type: Review

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  31. Selection of patients for open abdomen (OA) treatment in severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) is challenging. Treatment related morbidity and risk of adverse events are high; however, refractory abdominal compartme...

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

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:32

    Content type: Research article

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  32. We conducted a systematic review to evaluate and compare the accuracy of pre-hospital triage tools for major trauma in the context of the development of the Italian National Institute of Health guidelines on m...

    Authors: Silvia Gianola, Greta Castellini, Annalisa Biffi, Gloria Porcu, Andrea Fabbri, Maria Pia Ruggieri, Nino Stocchetti, Antonello Napoletano, Daniela Coclite, Daniela D’Angelo, Alice Josephine Fauci, Laura Iacorossi, Roberto Latina, Katia Salomone, Shailvi Gupta, Primiano Iannone…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:31

    Content type: Review

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  33. Bile duct injury (BDI) is a dangerous complication of cholecystectomy, with significant postoperative sequelae for the patient in terms of morbidity, mortality, and long-term quality of life. BDIs have an esti...

    Authors: Nicola de’Angelis, Fausto Catena, Riccardo Memeo, Federico Coccolini, Aleix Martínez-Pérez, Oreste M. Romeo, Belinda De Simone, Salomone Di Saverio, Raffaele Brustia, Rami Rhaiem, Tullio Piardi, Maria Conticchio, Francesco Marchegiani, Nassiba Beghdadi, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Ruslan Alikhanov…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:30

    Content type: Review

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  34. To conduct a meta-analysis to assess the safety and efficacy of prophylactic transcatheter arterial embolization (PTAE) for the treatment of high-risk bleeding peptic ulcers after achieving endoscopic hemostasis.

    Authors: Qian Yu, Chenyu Liu, Biagio Collura, Rakesh Navuluri, Mikin Patel, Zhiyong Yu and Osman Ahmed

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:29

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided drainage is suggested as the first approach in the management of symptomatic and complex walled-off pancreatic necrosis. Dual approach with percutaneous drainage could be the best ...

    Authors: Cecilia Binda, Monica Sbrancia, Marina La Marca, Dora Colussi, Antonio Vizzuso, Matteo Tomasoni, Vanni Agnoletti, Emanuela Giampalma, Luca Ansaloni and Carlo Fabbri

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:28

    Content type: Case report

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  36. The effect of antithrombotic drugs on intraoperative operative blood loss volume in patients undergoing emergency surgery for generalized peritonitis is not well defined. The purpose of this study was to inves...

    Authors: Tadashi Matsuoka, Nao Ichihara, Hiroharu Shinozaki, Kenji Kobayashi, Alan Kawarai Lefor, Toshimoto Kimura, Yuko Kitagawa, Yoshihiro Kakeji, Hiroaki Miyata and Junichi Sasaki

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:27

    Content type: Research article

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  37. We conducted this study to promote a modified Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis (MLRINEC) score and evaluate the utility in distinguishing necrotizing fasciitis (NF) from other soft-tissue in...

    Authors: Po-Han Wu, Kai-Hsiang Wu, Cheng-Ting Hsiao, Shu-Ruei Wu and Chia-Peng Chang

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:26

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The delayed diagnosis and management of abdominal tuberculosis increases its mortality. We aimed to study the clinical presentation, management, and outcome of patients who had abdominal tuberculosis and were ...

    Authors: Hussam Mousa, Saleh Abdel-Kader and Fikri M. Abu-Zidan

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:25

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Acute calculous cholecystitis (ACC) is the second most frequent surgical condition in emergency departments. The recommended treatment is the early laparoscopic cholecystectomy; however, the Tokyo Guidelines (...

    Authors: Ana María González-Castillo, Juan Sancho-Insenser, Maite De Miguel-Palacio, Josep-Ricard Morera-Casaponsa, Estela Membrilla-Fernández, María-José Pons-Fragero, Miguel Pera-Román and Luis Grande-Posa

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:24

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Despite the current therapeutic options for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, surgery is still frequently required in the emergency setting, although the number of cases performed seems to have decr...

    Authors: Belinda De Simone, Justin Davies, Elie Chouillard, Salomone Di Saverio, Frank Hoentjen, Antonio Tarasconi, Massimo Sartelli, Walter L. Biffl, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Massimo Chiarugi, Nicola De’Angelis, Ernest E. Moore, Yoram Kluger, Fikri Abu-Zidan, Boris Sakakushev…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:23

    Content type: Review

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  41. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a rise in healthcare demands leading to significant restructuring of hospital emergency departments worldwide. The aim of the present study is twofold: firstly, to discern any diff...

    Authors: Emmanouil Pikoulis, Nikolaos Koliakos, Dimitrios Papaconstantinou, Nikolaos Pararas, Andreas Pikoulis, Stavratis Fotios-Christos, Constantinos Nastos, Georgios Bagias, Eleni Boutati, Federico Coccolini and Fausto Catena

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:22

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Embolization is widely used for controlling arterial hemorrhage associated with pelvic fracture. However, the effect of a delay in embolization among hemodynamically stable patients at hospital arrival with a ...

    Authors: Makoto Aoki, Toshikazu Abe, Shokei Matsumoto, Shuichi Hagiwara, Daizoh Saitoh and Kiyohiro Oshima

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:21

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The effectiveness of surgical treatment for splenic flexure carcinomas (SFCs) in emergency settings remains unexplored. This study aims to compare the perioperative and long-term outcomes of different alternat...

    Authors: Nicola de’Angelis, Eloy Espin, Frederic Ris, Filippo Landi, Bertrand Le Roy, Federico Coccolini, Valerio Celentano, Angela Gurrado, Denis Pezet, Giorgio Bianchi, Riccardo Memeo, Giulio C. Vitali, Alejandro Solis, Christine Denet, Salomone Di Saverio, Gian Luigi de’Angelis…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:20

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Information on hyperoxemia among patients with trauma has been limited, other than traumatic brain injuries. This study aimed to elucidate whether hyperoxemia during resuscitation of patients with trauma was a...

    Authors: Ryo Yamamoto, Seitaro Fujishima, Junichi Sasaki, Satoshi Gando, Daizoh Saitoh, Atsushi Shiraishi, Shigeki Kushimoto, Hiroshi Ogura, Toshikazu Abe, Toshihiko Mayumi, Joji Kotani, Taka-aki Nakada, Yasukazu Shiino, Takehiko Tarui, Kohji Okamoto, Yuichiro Sakamoto…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:19

    Content type: Research article

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  45. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    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 2021 16:18

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2020 15:10

  46. “Dirty mass” is a specific computed tomography (CT) finding that is seen frequently in colorectal perforation. The prognostic significance of this finding for mortality is unclear.

    Authors: Daichi Ishikawa, Yukako Takehara, Atsushi Takata, Kazuhito Takamura and Hirohiko Sato

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:17

    Content type: Research article

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  47. Early cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis has proved to reduce hospital length of stay but with no benefit in morbidity when compared to delayed surgery. However, in the literature, early timing refers to ...

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

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:16

    Content type: Research article

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  48. Procalcitonin (PCT) is widely considered as a highly sensitive biomarker of bacterial infection, offering general and emergency surgeons a key tool in the management of surgical infections. A multidisciplinary...

    Authors: Massimo Sartelli, Luca Ansaloni, Michele Bartoletti, Fausto Catena, Maurizio Cardi, Francesco Cortese, Francesco Di Marzo, Federico Pea, Mario Plebani, Gian Maria Rossolini, Gabriele Sganga, Bruno Viaggi and Pierluigi Viale

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:15

    Content type: Review

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  49. Since the COVID-19 pandemic has occurred, nations showed their unpreparedness to deal with a mass casualty incident of this proportion and severity, which resulted in a tremendous number of deaths even among h...

    Authors: Belinda De Simone, Elie Chouillard, Massimo Sartelli, Walter L. Biffl, Salomone Di Saverio, Ernest E. Moore, Yoram Kluger, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Ari Leppänemi, Andrew B. Peitzmann, Leonardo Pagani, Gustavo P. Fraga, Ciro Paolillo, Edoardo Picetti…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:14

    Content type: Research article

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  50. We present the New Year letter from the WSES board to wish everyone a new year full of positive surprises and good news, despite COVID-19 pandemic.

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

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2021 16:13

    Content type: Commentary

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