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  1. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Traumatic wounds are one of the most common problems leading people to the Emergency Department (ED), accounting for approximately 5,4 % of all the visits, and up to 24 % of all the medical lawsuits. In order ...

    Authors: Carolina Prevaldi, Ciro Paolillo, Carlo Locatelli, Giorgio Ricci, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni and Gianfranco Cervellin

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:30

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Factors associated with survival prognosis among patients who undergo endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA) have not been sufficiently investigated. In the present st...

    Authors: Yohei Kawatani, Yoshitsugu Nakamura, Hirotsugu Kurobe, Yuji Suda and Takaki Hori

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:29

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  3. Content type: Research article

    A systematic approach to the appropriate use of the open abdomen strategy has not been described. We propose three fundamental reasons for the use of this strategy, anatomical, physiological and logistical. An...

    Authors: Joao Rezende-Neto, Timothy Rice, Emanuelle Savio Abreu, Ori Rotstein and Sandro Rizoli

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:28

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Multiple rib fractures and unstable thoracic cage injuries are common in blunt trauma. Surgical management of rib fractures has received increasing attention in recent years and the aim of this 1-year, prospec...

    Authors: Eva-Corina Caragounis, Monika Fagevik Olsén, David Pazooki and Hans Granhed

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:27

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  5. Content type: Review

    The aim of this research was to study the epidemiology, microbiology, prophylaxis, and antibiotic therapy of surgical site infections (SSIs), especially those caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

    Authors: G. Sganga, C. Tascini, E. Sozio, M. Carlini, P. Chirletti, F. Cortese, R. Gattuso, P. Granone, C. Pempinello, M. Sartelli and S. Colizza

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:26

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  6. Content type: Review

    Acute calculus cholecystitis is a very common disease with several area of uncertainty. The World Society of Emergency Surgery developed extensive guidelines in order to cover grey areas. The diagnostic criter...

    Authors: L. Ansaloni, M. Pisano, F. Coccolini, A. B. Peitzmann, A. Fingerhut, F. Catena, F. Agresta, A. Allegri, I. Bailey, Z. J. Balogh, C. Bendinelli, W. Biffl, L. Bonavina, G. Borzellino, F. Brunetti, C. C. Burlew…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:25

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:52

  7. Content type: Research article

    Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a common complication in trauma patients. Venous duplex surveillance is used widely for the diagnosis of DVT, however, there is controversy concerning its appropriate use. The Wel...

    Authors: Shrey Modi, Ryan Deisler, Karen Gozel, Patty Reicks, Eric Irwin, Melissa Brunsvold, Kaysie Banton and Greg J. Beilman

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:24

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  8. Content type: Methodology

    An option for emergency control of pelvic hemorrhage is Extra-peritoneal Pelvic Packing (EPP), which addresses the retroperitoneal source of exsanguination in pelvic fractures. The aim of this study was to dem...

    Authors: Osvaldo Chiara, Emanuele di Fratta, Anna Mariani, Bertuzzi Michaela, Lucia Prestini, Fabrizio Sammartano and Stefania Cimbanassi

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:22

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare, life threatening soft tissue infection, primarily involving the fascia and subcutaneous tissue. In a large cohort of patients presenting with Necrotizing fasciitis in the Nethe...

    Authors: Sander F. L. van Stigt, Janneke de Vries, Jilles B. Bijker, Roland M. H. G. Mollen, Edo J. Hekma, Susan M. Lemson and Edward C. T. H. Tan

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:21

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Although resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) in various clinical settings was found to successfully elevate central blood pressure in hemorrhagic shock, this intervention is assoc...

    Authors: Hidefumi Sano, Junya Tsurukiri, Akira Hoshiai, Taishi Oomura, Yosuke Tanaka and Shoichi Ohta

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:20

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Primary anastomosis is considered the standard strategy after right emergency colectomy. The present study aimed to evaluate alternative treatment strategies when primary anastomosis is not possible to prevent...

    Authors: Hugo Teixeira Farinha, Emmanuel Melloul, Dieter Hahnloser, Nicolas Demartines and Martin Hübner

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:19

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  12. Content type: Review

    High-energy pelvic fractures represent potentially life-threatening injuries due to the risk of acute exsanguinating retroperitoneal hemorrhage. The first report of a severe pelvic ring disruption dates back t...

    Authors: Philip F. Stahel and E. Mark Hammerberg

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:18

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  13. Content type: Research article

    With the spread of the minimally invasive technique, laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) is performed with increasing frequency with excellent results. The method provides surgical residents with an excellent oppor...

    Authors: Eszter Mán, Tibor Németh, Tibor Géczi, Zsolt Simonka and György Lázár

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:17

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Cigarette smoking causes about one of every five deaths in the U.S. each year. In 2013 the prevalence of smoking in our institution’s trauma population was 26.7 %, well above the national adult average of 18.1...

    Authors: Jeffry Nahmias, Andrew Doben, Shiva Poola, Samuel Korntner, Karen Carrens and Ronald Gross

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:15

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Acute diffuse peritonitis is a common surgical emergency worldwide and a major contributor to non-trauma related death toll. Its causes vary widely and are correlated with mortality. Community acquired periton...

    Authors: Alain Chichom-Mefire, Tabe Alain Fon and Marcelin Ngowe-Ngowe

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:14

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients with initial traumatic intracranial hemorrhage (tICH) and without immediate neuro-surgical intervention require close monitoring of their neurologic status. Progressi...

    Authors: Fu-Yuan Shih, Hsin-Huan Chang, Hung-Chen Wang, Tsung-Han Lee, Yu-Jun Lin, Wei-Che Lin, Wu-Fu Chen, Jih-Tsun Ho and Cheng-Hsien Lu

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:13

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Acute Care Surgical Teams are responsible for emergent surgical patients, and as such require regular handover and coordination between different surgeons. Despite the recent emergence of this model of care, m...

    Authors: Richard Hilsden, Bradley Moffat, Sarah Knowles, Neil Parry and Ken Leslie

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:11

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The staged laparotomy in the operative management of emergency general surgery (EGS) patients is an extension of trauma surgeons operating on this population. Indications for its application, however, are not ...

    Authors: Robert D. Becher, Andrew B. Peitzman, Jason L. Sperry, Jared R. Gallaher, Lucas P. Neff, Yankai Sun, Preston R. Miller and Michael C. Chang

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:10

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) measurements have been identified as essential for diagnosis and management of both intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and Abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). It has gained pro...

    Authors: Ajeet Ramamani Tiwari and Jayashri Sanjay Pandya

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:9

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  20. Content type: Commentary

    Mass casualty incident continues to overwhelm medical systems worldwide.

    Authors: Offir Ben-Ishay, Michele Mitaritonno, Fausto Catena, Massimo Sartelli, Luca Ansaloni and Yoram Kluger

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:8

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to identify the diagnostic role of plasma calprotectin value for a distinction of presence acute appendicitis and the indifference of uncomplicated from complicated acute appendicitis.

    Authors: Murat Cikot, Kivanc Derya Peker, Mehmet Abdussamet Bozkurt, Ali Kocatas, Osman Kones, Sinan Binboga, Asuman Gedikbasi and Halil Alis

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:7

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Systemic immune response to injury plays a key role in the pathophysiological mechanism of blunt trauma. We tested the hypothesis that increased blood interleukin-6 (IL-6) levels of blunt trauma patients on em...

    Authors: Masashi Taniguchi, Taka-aki Nakada, Koichiro Shinozaki, Yasuaki Mizushima and Tetsuya Matsuoka

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:6

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  23. Content type: Research article

    An occult pneumothorax is a pneumothorax that is not seen on a supine chest X-ray but is detected by computed tomography scanning. However, critical patients are difficult to transport to the computed tomograp...

    Authors: Shokei Matsumoto, Kazuhiko Sekine, Tomohiro Funabiki, Tomohiko Orita, Masayuki Shimizu, Kei Hayashida, Taku Kazamaki, Tatsuya Suzuki, Masanobu Kishikawa, Motoyasu Yamazaki and Mitsuhide Kitano

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:5

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Nowadays laparoscopy is used frequently not only in elective surgery but also in abdominal emergencies, including acute appendicitis. There are several techniques used to close the appendicular stump during la...

    Authors: Marcin Strzałka, Maciej Matyja and Kazimierz Rembiasz

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:4

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The effects of obesity on injury severity and outcome have been studied in trauma patients but not in those who have experienced a fall. The aim of this study was to compare injury patterns, injury severities,...

    Authors: Jung-Fang Chuang, Cheng-Shyuan Rau, Hang-Tsung Liu, Shao-Chun Wu, Yi-Chun Chen, Shiun-Yuan Hsu, Hsiao-Yun Hsieh and Ching-Hua Hsieh

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:3

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Emergency surgical patients account for around half of all NHS surgical workload and 80 % of surgical deaths. Few trainees opt to CCT in General Surgery, and there is no recognised subspecialty training progra...

    Authors: L. Pearce, S. R. Smith, E. Parkin, C. Hall, J. Kennedy and A. Macdonald

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:2

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  27. Content type: Review

    To compare experience with solitary cecal diverticulum (SCD) with literature on the indication for appendectomy in cases of solitary cecal diverticulitis.

    Authors: Renol M. Koshy, Abdelrahman Abusabeib, Saif Al-Mudares, Mohamed Khairat, Adriana Toro and Isidoro Di Carlo

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:1

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  28. Content type: Review

    A displaced intra-articular calcaneal fracture (DIACF) is known for having a negative influence on the daily activities of patients. A health-related quality of life (HRQoL) outcome instrument is used to quant...

    Authors: G. Alexandridis, A. C. Gunning and L. P. H. Leenen

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:62

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  29. Content type: Research article

    To validate a new practical Sepsis Severity Score for patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAIs) including the clinical conditions at the admission (severe sepsis/septic shock), the origin of...

    Authors: Massimo Sartelli, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Fausto Catena, Ewen A. Griffiths, Salomone Di Saverio, Raul Coimbra, Carlos A. Ordoñez, Ari Leppaniemi, Gustavo P. Fraga, Federico Coccolini, Ferdinando Agresta, Asrhaf Abbas, Saleh Abdel Kader, John Agboola, Adamu Amhed, Adesina Ajibade…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:61

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  30. Content type: Review

    Advances in the technology and improved access to imaging modalities such as Computed Tomography and laparoscopy have changed the contemporary diagnostic and management of acute appendicitis. Complicated appen...

    Authors: Carlos Augusto Gomes, Massimo Sartelli, Salomone Di Saverio, Luca Ansaloni, Fausto Catena, Federico Coccolini, Kenji Inaba, Demetrios Demetriades, Felipe Couto Gomes and Camila Couto Gomes

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:60

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Acute cholecystitis is a common diagnosis and surgery is the standard of care for young and fit patients. However, due to high risk of postoperative morbidity and mortality, surgical management of critically i...

    Authors: Marios Papadakis, Peter C. Ambe and Hubert Zirngibl

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:59

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  32. Content type: Review

    Injury to the inferior phrenic artery after blunt trauma is an extremely rare event, and it may occur under unanticipated conditions. This case report describes an injury to the left inferior phrenic artery ca...

    Authors: Makoto Aoki, Kei Shibuya, Minoru Kaneko, Ayana Koizumi, Masato Murata, Jun Nakajima, Shuichi Hagiwara, Masahiko Kanbe, Yoshinori Koyama, Yoshito Tsushima and Kiyohiro Oshima

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:58

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) is defined as a sustained elevation in intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) greater than or equal to 12 mmHg. IAH has been shown to cause organ derangements and dysfunction in the ...

    Authors: Job Kuteesa, Olivia Kituuka, Dan Namuguzi, Cynthia Ndikuno, Samuel Kirunda, David Mukunya and Moses Galukande

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:57

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  34. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Yoram Kluger, Ofir Ben Ishay, Massimo Sartelli, Amit Katz, Luca Ansaloni, Carlos Augusto Gomez, Walter Biffl, Fausto Catena, Gustavo P. Fraga, Salomone Di Saverio, Augustin Goran, Wagih Ghnnam, Jeffry Kashuk, Ari Leppäniemi, Sanjay Marwah, Ernest E. Moore…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:56

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    The original article was published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:48

  35. Content type: Research article

    Occult hip fractures are often difficult to identify in busy trauma units. We aimed to present our institutions experience in the diagnosis and treatment of occult fractures around the hip and to help define a...

    Authors: Bogdan Deleanu, Radu Prejbeanu, Eleftherios Tsiridis, Dinu Vermesan, Dan Crisan, Horia Haragus, Vlad Predescu and Florin Birsasteanu

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:55

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  36. Content type: Research article

    An abdominal inflammatory focus is the second most often source of sepsis with a high risk of death in surgical intensive care units. By establishing evidence-based bundled strategies the surviving sepsis camp...

    Authors: Andreas Hecker, E. Schneck, R. Röhrig, F. Roller, B. Hecker, J. Holler, C. Koch, M. Hecker, M. Reichert, C. Lichtenstern, G. A. Krombach, W. Padberg and M. A. Weigand

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:54

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Metallothioneins (MTs) are a family of cysteine-rich and low molecular-weight proteins that can regulate metal metabolism and act as antioxidants. Recent studies showed that MTs played a protective role in exc...

    Authors: Keqin Luo, Huibao Long, Bincan Xu and Yanling Luo

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:53

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  38. Content type: Review

    The presence at CT scan of more retained bullets than expected could be a very difficult interpretation challenge in the early management of gunshot wounds. The modern non operative management of haemodinamica...

    Authors: Silvia Ministrini, Gianluca Baiocchi, Frida Pittiani, Daniele Lomiento, Federico Gheza and Nazario Portolani

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:52

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  39. Content type: Review

    Primary appendectomy is the current standard of care for treating uncomplicated acute appendicitis, but interest in conservative treatment with antibiotics alone has been increasing in recent years. Clinical t...

    Authors: Leonardo Lima Rocha, Felipe Martin Bianco Rossi, Camila Menezes Souza Pessoa, Flavia Nunes Dias Campos, Carlos Eduardo Fonseca Pires and Milton Steinman

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:51

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  40. Content type: Research article

    This study aims to evaluate the clinical outcomes of transcatheter thrombolysis in acute superior mesenteric venous thrombosis (ASMVT) associated with bowel necrosis.

    Authors: Kai Liu, Jiaxiang Meng, Shuofei Yang, Baochen Liu, Weiwei Ding, Xingjiang Wu and Jieshou Li

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:50

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  41. Content type: Review

    Trauma, both blunt and penetrating, is extremely common worldwide, as trauma to major vessels. The management of these patients requires specialized surgical skills and techniques of the trauma surgeon. Furthe...

    Authors: Bruno Monteiro T. Pereira, Osvaldo Chiara, Fabio Ramponi, Dieter G. Weber, Stefania Cimbanassi, Belinda De Simone, Korana Musicki, Guilherme Vieira Meirelles, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Massimo Sartelli, Salomone Di Saverio, Cino Bendinelli and Gustavo Pereira Fraga

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:49

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  42. Content type: Commentary

    Caustic material ingestion injuries (CMI) are uncommon. Only 5,000 cases are reported in the United States each year and most acute care healthcare facilities admit only a few cases annually. Accordingly, no s...

    Authors: Yoram Kluger, Ofir Ben Ishay, Massimo Sartelli, Amit Katz, Luca Ansaloni, Carlos Augusto Gomez, Walter Biffl, Fausto Catena, Gustavo P. Fraga, Salomone Di Saverio, Augustin Goran, Wagih Ghnnam, Jeffry Kashuk, Ari Leppäniemi, Sanjay Marwah, Ernest E. Moore…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:48

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:56

  43. Content type: Research article

    Secondary peritonitis due to perforation of the gastrointestinal tract is one of the most common surgical emergencies all over the world and is associated with significantly morbidity and mortality. Previous s...

    Authors: Amri Mabewa, Jeremiah Seni, Phillipo L. Chalya, Stephen E. Mshana and Japhet M. Gilyoma

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:47

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Blunt cerebrovascular injury (BCVI) is reported to occur in 1–2 % of blunt trauma patients. Clinical and radiologic risk factors for BCVI have been described to help identify patients that require screening fo...

    Authors: Lewis E. Jacobson, Mary Ziemba-Davis and Argenis J. Herrera

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:46

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is a complex disease with a high mortality rate. A patient’s chance of survival depends on early diagnosis and rapid revascularization to prevent progression of intestinal gangr...

    Authors: Mansur Duran, E. Pohl, K. Grabitz, H. Schelzig, T. A. Sagban and F. Simon

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:45

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Lesions of the upper digestive tract due to ingestion of caustic agents still represent a major medical and surgical emergency worldwide. The work-up of these patients is poorly defined and no clear therapeuti...

    Authors: Luigi Bonavina, Mircea Chirica, Ognjan Skrobic, Yoram Kluger, Nelson A. Andreollo, Sandro Contini, Aleksander Simic, Luca Ansaloni, Fausto Catena, Gustavo P. Fraga, Carlo Locatelli, Osvaldo Chiara, Jeffry Kashuk, Federico Coccolini, Yuri Macchitella, Massimiliano Mutignani…

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:44

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  47. Content type: Research article

    Traumatic injuries are amongst the leading causes of death worldwide, frequently as a result of uncontrolled hemorrhage. Critical deficiencies in clotting factors have been noted in trauma-induced coagulopathy...

    Authors: Manuel Burggraf, Arzu Payas, Max Daniel Kauther, Carsten Schoeneberg and Sven Lendemans

    Citation: World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015 10:43

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