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  1. The influence of preoperative e intraoperative factors in predicting postoperative morbidity and mortality in perforated diverticulitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  2. Surgeons’ practice and preferences for the anal fissure treatment: results from an international survey
  3. Short-term outcomes in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for deep infiltrative endometriosis with rectal involvement: a single-center experience of 168 cases
  4. Prevalence of urinary dysfunction after minimally invasive surgery for deep rectosigmoid endometriosis
  5. Laparoscopic extended right hemicolectomy for transverse colon cancer with segment 4 liver resection for synchronous metastasis guided by near infrared indocyanine green fluorescence – A video vignette
  6. Primary angioembolization in liver trauma: major hepatic necrosis as a severe complication of a minimally invasive treatment—a narrative review
  7. Robotic oncologic colorectal surgery with a new robotic platform (CMR Versius): hope or hype? A preliminary experience from a full-robotic case-series
  8. Author response to: Laparoscopic versus open colectomy for locally advanced T4 colonic cancer: meta-analysis of clinical and oncological outcomes
  9. Pushing the boundaries of TAMIS
  10. Laparoscopic versus open colectomy for locally advanced T4 colonic cancer: meta-analysis of clinical and oncological outcomes
  11. Changes in hospital admissions and complications of acute appendicitis during the COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  12. Feasibility and safety of transvaginal specimen extraction in deep endometriosis colorectal resectional surgery and analysis of risk factors for postoperative complications
  13. Laparoscopic distal gastric and D1 resection for large perforated duodenal bulb peptic ulcer, with intracorporeal antecolic gastrojejunal anastomosis
  14. Corrigendum to: Inequalities in screening policies and perioperative protection for patients with acute appendicitis during the pandemic: a sub-analysis of the ACIE Appy Study
  15. Laparoscopic High Anterior Resection and en‐bloc Partial Cystectomy for Locally Advanced Sigmoid Cancer
  16. Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis
  17. Perineal stapled prolapse resection (PSPR) for full thickness external large rectal prolapse in a frail elderly patient; An easy to teach and reproducible novel technique – a video vignette
  18. Inequalities in screening policies and perioperative protection for patients with acute appendicitis during the pandemic: Subanalysis of the ACIE Appy study
  19. Multidisciplinary management of elderly patients with rectal cancer: recommendations from the SICG (Italian Society of Geriatric Surgery), SIFIPAC (Italian Society of Surgical Pathophysiology), SICE (Italian Society of Endoscopic Surgery and new techno...
  20. Appraisal of the current guidelines for the management of diverticular disease using the Appraisal of Guidelines Research and Evaluation II (AGREE II) instrument
  21. Indocyanine Green Angiography for Quality Assessment of the Kidney During Transplantation: An Outcome Predictor Prospective Study
  22. Compliance with evidence-based clinical guidelines in the management of acute biliary pancreatitis: the MANCTRA-1 study protocol
  23. 2020 WSES guidelines for the detection and management of bile duct injury during cholecystectomy
  24. Comments and Concerns on the LASER Trial
  25. Forty years after the first totally implantable venous access device (TIVAD) implant: the pure surgical cut-down technique only avoids immediate complications that can be fatal
  26. Routine drain or no drain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis
  27. Proposal and Validation of a New Classification of Surgical Outcomes after Colorectal Resections within an Enhanced Recovery Programme
  28. Correction to: Changes in surgicaL behaviOrs dUring the CoviD-19 pandemic. The SICE CLOUD19 Study
  29. WSES-AAST guidelines: management of inflammatory bowel disease in the emergency setting
  30. Interval appendicectomy for complicated appendicitis: do not let your guard down!
  31. Emergency surgery for splenic flexure cancer: results of the SFC Study Group database
  32. Distal Pancreatectomy with Celiac Axis Resection: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  33. Correction to: Intraoperative surgical site infection control and prevention: a position paper and future addendum to WSES intra-abdominal infections guidelines
  34. Laparoscopic splenectomy as a definitive management option for high-grade traumatic splenic injury when non operative management is not feasible or failed: a 5-year experience from a level one trauma center with minimally invasive surgery expertise
  35. Diversion, resection, or stenting as a bridge to surgery for acute neoplastic left-sided colonic obstruction: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of studies with curative intent
  36. The management of surgical patients in the emergency setting during COVID-19 pandemic: the WSES position paper
  37. The WSES: what do we see in the future?
  38. Emergency Surgery in the Elderly: Could Laparoscopy Be Useful in Frailty? A Single-Center Prospective 2-Year Follow-Up in 120 Consecutive Patients
  39. A Randomized Trial Comparing Antibiotics with Appendectomy for Appendicitis
  40. Changes in surgicaL behaviOrs dUring the CoviD-19 pandemic. The SICE CLOUD19 Study
  41. A global systematic review and meta-analysis on laparoscopic vs open right hemicolectomy with complete mesocolic excision
  42. Surgeons' view of the PREVENTT trial. Comment on Br J Anaesth 2021; 126: 9–11
  43. Trauma quality indicators: internationally approved core factors for trauma management quality evaluation
  44. Re-exploring the pelvic neuroanatomy from a new perspective and a potential guidance for TaTME: a “bottom-up” approach
  45. Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction and the six w’s: Who, How, Why, When, What, and Where to diagnose and operate?
  46. Do young patients with high clinical suspicion of appendicitis really need cross-sectional imaging? Proceedings from a highly controversial debate among the experts’ panel of 2020 WSES Jerusalem guidelines
  47. Gender disparities in Ecuador: a survey study of the under-representation of women in surgery
  48. Robotic-assisted transanal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: more questions than answers
  49. Laparoscopic appendectomy as an index procedure for surgical trainees: clinical outcomes and learning curve
  50. Acute appendicitis during the COVID-19 lockdown: never waste a crisis!
  51. Surgical anatomy of sigmoid arteries: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  52. What's new in emergencies trauma and shock? resuscitative thoracotomy in emergency room - selective not obligatory
  54. Technique for pancreas-sparing total duodenectomy and reconstruction of a neoduodenum using a free interposed jejunal limb with ampullojejunostomy and Roux-en-Y anastomosis
  55. Head and neck cancer surgery during the COVID‐19 pandemic: An international, multicenter, observational cohort study
  56. Endoscopic retrograde appendicitis therapy: the true proof of the pudding is in the eating
  57. Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on emergency surgery services—a multi-national survey among WSES members
  58. Outcomes from elective colorectal cancer surgery during the SARS‐CoV‐2 pandemic
  59. Correction to: Mesoglycan for pain control after open excisional HAEMOrrhoidectomy (MeHAEMO): an observational multicentre study on behalf of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (SICCR)
  60. Damage Control Surgery may be a Safe Option for Severe Non-Trauma Peritonitis Management: Proposal of a New Decision-Making Algorithm
  61. 2020 World Society of Emergency Surgery updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute calculus cholecystitis
  62. Laparoscopic Reversal of Hartmann’s Procedure for Perforated Diverticulitis – Video Vignette
  63. A worldwide survey on proctological practice during COVID‐19 lockdown (ProctoLock 2020): a cross‐sectional analysis
  64. Mesoglycan for pain control after open excisional HAEMOrrhoidectomy (MeHAEMO): an observational multicentre study on behalf of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (SICCR)
  65. International cooperation group of emergency surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic
  66. Global attitudes in the management of acute appendicitis during COVID‐19 pandemic: ACIE Appy Study
  67. Current management of acute left colon diverticulitis: What have Italian surgeons learned after the IPOD study?
  68. Consensus Statement on taTME: Other Thoughts
  69. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma–World Society of Emergency Surgery guidelines on diagnosis and management of abdominal vascular injuries
  70. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma–World Society of Emergency Surgery guidelines on diagnosis and management of peripheral vascular injuries
  71. Emergency right colectomy: is there a role for minimally invasive surgery?—A systematic review and meta-analysis of short-term clinical outcomes
  72. Management of intra-abdominal-infections: 2017 World Society of Emergency Surgery guidelines summary focused on remote areas and low-income nations
  73. Severe acute pancreatitis: eight fundamental steps revised according to the ‘PANCREAS’ acronym
  74. Delaying surgery for patients with a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection
  75. Emergency Laparoscopic Hartmann’s Procedure for Perforated Diverticulitis – a Video Vignette
  76. Alternative explanation for complications of cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis out of hours
  77. Laparoscopic versus robotic right colectomy with extra-corporeal or intra-corporeal anastomosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  78. Rapid Salivary Test suitable for a mass screening program to detect SARS-CoV-2: A diagnostic accuracy study
  79. The impact of health worker gap in Italy on the COVID-19 pandemic. A good time to improve the quality of the Italian National Health System (NHS)?
  80. Incidentally discovered Meckel's diverticulum: should I stay or should I go?
  81. Laparotomy represents the safest option during COVID-19 outbreak: Authors' response to: “The COVID-19 pandemic should not take us back to the prelaparoscopic era” by Botteri et al. and “Emergency laparoscopic surgery during COVID-19: what can we do and...
  82. Should enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathways be preferred over standard practice for patients undergoing abdominal wall reconstruction? A systematic review and meta-analysis
  83. Authors' Reply: Laparoscopy or laparotomy during COVID-19: The pendulum continues swinging as uncertainty remains on virus transmission and epidemiology
  84. European Society of Coloproctology: guidelines for the management of diverticular disease of the colon
  85. Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study
  86. Authors' response: Laparoscopy and COVID-19: An off-key song?
  87. Impact of Personal Protective Equipment on Surgical Performance During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  88. Scarless, entirely laparoscopic panproctocolectomy and extra‐sphincteric dissection with perineal extraction of the specimen for cancer of the anorectal junction – Video Vignette
  89. Video Vignette: Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy with Complete Mesocolic Excision for a T4 Caecal Tumour adherent to right iliac fossa and invading the lateral abdominal wall with associated Phlegmon
  90. Elective surgery cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic: global predictive modelling to inform surgical recovery plans
  91. WSES guidelines updates
  92. Acute cholecystitis during COVID-19 pandemic: a multisocietary position statement
  93. The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on surgical residency programmes in Italy: a nationwide analysis on behalf of the Italian Polyspecialistic Young Surgeons Society (SPIGC)
  94. Laparoscopic versus open complete mesocolic excision: a systematic review by updated meta-analysis
  95. Clinical adhesion score (CLAS): development of a novel clinical score for adhesion-related complications in abdominal and pelvic surgery
  96. Role of chest CT in patients with acute abdomen during the COVID-19 era
  97. 2020 update of the WSES guidelines for the management of acute colonic diverticulitis in the emergency setting
  98. Convert to open: the new paradigm for surgery during COVID-19?
  99. Emergency surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: what you need to know for practice
  100. MRI is Mandatory for the Assignment into Antibiotic Treatment or Appendectomy Group of Patients During Pregnancy
  101. Risk factors for intra-abdominal abscess following laparoscopic appendectomy for acute appendicitis: a retrospective cohort study on 2076 patients
  102. Robotic versus laparoscopic total mesorectal excision for rectal cancers; has a paradigm change occurred? A systematic review by updated Meta‐Analysis
  103. Analysing topics using different methods promotes constructive debates: authors’ reply
  104. Hey surgeons! It is time to lead and be a champion in preventing and managing surgical infections!
  105. A Floating Heart: Large Pericardial Effusion with Extensive Lung Atelectasis
  106. Diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis: 2020 update of the WSES Jerusalem guidelines
  107. Global guidance for surgical care during the COVID-19 pandemic
  108. Laparoscopy at all costs? Not now during COVID-19 outbreak and not for acute care surgery and emergency colorectal surgery: A practical algorithm from a hub tertiary teaching hospital in Northern Lombardy, Italy
  109. COVID-19 the showdown for mass casualty preparedness and management: the Cassandra Syndrome
  110. Appendicitis risk prediction models in children presenting with right iliac fossa pain (RIFT study): a prospective, multicentre validation study
  111. Coronavirus pandemic and Colorectal surgery: practical advice based on the Italian experience
  112. Liver trauma: WSES 2020 guidelines
  113. Is the minimally invasive trauma surgeon the next (r)evolution of trauma surgery? Indications and outcomes of diagnostic and therapeutic trauma laparoscopy in a level 1 trauma centre
  114. Executive summary: WSES Guidelines for the management of severe acute pancreatitis
  115. Laparoscopic versus open approach for adhesive small bowel obstruction, a systematic review and meta-analysis of short term outcomes
  116. The SIFIPAC/WSES/SICG/SIMEU guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis in the elderly (2019 edition)
  117. Colorectal disease video channel: free access hub for surgeons, patients and educators
  118. Is preoperative bowel preparation always superfluous?
  119. Laparoscopic versus open approach for diffuse peritonitis from appendicitis ethiology: a subgroup analysis from the Physiological parameters for Prognosis in Abdominal Sepsis (PIPAS) study
  120. Extended right colectomy, left colectomy, or segmental left colectomy for splenic flexure carcinomas: a European multicenter propensity score matching analysis
  121. Robotic-assisted versus open pancreaticoduodenectomy for patients with benign and malignant periampullary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of short-term outcomes
  122. Emergency general surgeons: the special forces of general surgery (the “navy seals paradigm”)
  123. Intraoperative surgical site infection control and prevention: a position paper and future addendum to WSES intra-abdominal infections guidelines
  124. Numbers speak louder and communicate a clearer message than words: author's reply
  125. Laparoscopy and resection with primary anastomosis for perforated diverticulitis: challenging old dogmas
  126. Perforated and bleeding peptic ulcer: WSES guidelines
  127. Robotic-assisted Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Technique Description and Performance Evaluation After 60 Cases
  128. Effectiveness of Terlipressin on Modulation of Portal Vein Pressure after Hepatic Resections in Non-Cirrhotic Patients. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials
  129. Adapting to an unprecedented scenario: surgery during the COVID-19 outbreak
  130. Alternativas para o estabelecimento de via aérea cirúrgica durante a pandemia de COVID-19
  131. Prophylactic intra-abdominal drainage following colorectal anastomoses. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
  132. Evaluation of appendicitis risk prediction models in adults with suspected appendicitis
  133. Antibiotic Treatment and Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children
  134. Response to Comment on “Antibiotic Treatment and Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis” by Minneci PC et al
  135. WSES consensus conference guidelines: monitoring and management of severe adult traumatic brain injury patients with polytrauma in the first 24 hours
  136. Systematic review and meta‐analysis of the anatomical variants of the left colic artery
  137. Laparoscopic peritoneal lavage versus laparoscopic sigmoidectomy in complicated acute diverticulitis: a multicenter prospective observational study
  138. Association Between Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors and Other Malignancies: It Is Only a Matter of Time ? A Case Series and an Overview of Systematic Reviews
  139. Acquired intercostal hernia in a patient with recent pneumonia: surgical management with a thoracoabdominal approach
  140. Total extraperitoneal endoscopic hernioplasty (TEP) versus Lichtenstein hernioplasty: a systematic review by updated traditional and cumulative meta-analysis of randomised-controlled trials
  141. Laparoscopic concomitant management of an incidental splenic artery aneurysm and splenectomy for trauma after unsuccessful endovascular treatment – a video vignette
  142. Enhancing the emergency general surgical service: an example of the aggregation of marginal gains
  143. Emergency repair of complicated abdominal wall hernias: WSES guidelines
  144. Ethical considerations in conducting surgical research in severe complicated intra-abdominal sepsis
  145. Post-operative outcomes and predictors of mortality after colorectal cancer surgery in the very elderly patients
  146. Hartmann's procedure versus sigmoidectomy with primary anastomosis for perforated diverticulitis with purulent or faecal peritonitis (LADIES): a multicentre, parallel-group, randomised, open-label, superiority trial
  147. Factors affecting the number of lymph nodes retrieved after colo-rectal cancer surgery: A prospective single-centre study
  148. Response to: ‘Back‐handed, left‐to‐right’ intracorporeal anastomosis technique during laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: a safe and reproducible approach by Zizzo M et al .
  149. The Application of Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging During Robotic Liver Resection: A Case-Matched Study
  150. 2019 WSES guidelines for the management of severe acute pancreatitis
  151. Esophageal emergencies: WSES guidelines
  152. Educational value of surgical videos on YouTube: quality assessment of laparoscopic appendectomy videos by senior surgeons vs. novice trainees
  153. Laparoscopic ultralow anterior resection with intracorporeal coloanal stapled anastomosis for low rectal cancer – is robotic surgery or transanal total mesorectal excision always needed to achieve a good oncological and sphincter‐sparing dissection – a...
  154. Bowel obstruction: a narrative review for all physicians
  155. Hypothyroidism as a Predictor of Surgical Outcomes in the Elderly
  156. Laparoscopic management of adhesive small bowel obstruction with strangulation: when to resect and how to distinguish reversible from nonreversible bowel ischaemia – a video vignette
  157. “Pop in a scope”: attempt to decrease the rate of unnecessary nontherapeutic laparotomies in hemodynamically stable patients with thoracoabdominal penetrating injuries
  158. Laparoscopic versus open adhesiolysis for adhesive small bowel obstruction (LASSO): an international, multicentre, randomised, open-label trial
  159. Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis with Pneumoperitoneum
  160. 2017 WSES and SICG guidelines on acute calcolous cholecystitis in elderly population
  161. 2019 update of the WSES guidelines for management of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection in surgical patients
  162. Clinical outcomes of primary arterial embolization in severe hepatic trauma: A systematic review
  163. Transcatheter arterial embolization versus surgery for refractory non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a meta-analysis
  164. Trauma laparoscopy and the six w's: Why, where, who, when, what, and how?
  165. Sigmoid resection for diverticular disease – to ligate or to preserve the inferior mesenteric artery? Results of a systematic review and meta‐analysis
  166. Pooled analysis of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist use and mortality after emergency laparotomy
  167. Indicações e resultados para o uso expandido da oclusão ressuscitativa por balão endovascular da aorta - REBOA.
  168. Outcomes and indications for emergency thoracotomy after adoption of a more liberal policy in a western European level 1 trauma centre: 8-year experience
  169. 2018 WSES/SIS-E consensus conference: recommendations for the management of skin and soft-tissue infections
  170. The Congress Impact Factor: A proposal from board members of the World Society of Emergency (WSES) and Academy of Emergency Medicine and Care (AcEMC)
  171. The role of emergency laparoscopic colectomy for complicated sigmoid diverticulits: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  172. An international multicentre prospective audit of elective rectal cancer surgery; operative approach versus outcome, including transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME)
  173. Association of mechanical bowel preparation with oral antibiotics and anastomotic leak following left sided colorectal resection: an international, multi-centre, prospective audit
  174. Evaluating the incidence of pathological complete response in current international rectal cancer practice: the barriers to widespread safe deferral of surgery
  175. Safety of primary anastomosis following emergency left sided colorectal resection: an international, multi-centre prospective audit
  176. The impact of conversion on the risk of major complication following laparoscopic colonic surgery: an international, multicentre prospective audit
  177. 2017 WSES guidelines on colon and rectal cancer emergencies: obstruction and perforation
  178. The Congress Impact Factor: a new parameter to evaluate a congress.
  179. Meta-analysis of perioperative outcomes of acute laparoscopic versus open repair of perforated gastroduodenal ulcers
  180. Duodenectomy for duodenal trauma or giant perforation
  181. Multicentre international trial of laparoscopic lavage for Hinchey III acute diverticulitis (LLO Study)
  182. Management of Appendicitis Globally Based on Income of Countries (MAGIC) Study
  183. Perforated sigmoid diverticulitis: Hartmann’s procedure or resection with primary anastomosis—a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials
  184. The role of matricellular proteins and tissue stiffness in breast cancer: a systematic review
  185. Closed Or Open after Source Control Laparotomy for Severe Complicated Intra-Abdominal Sepsis (the COOL trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
  186. Bologna guidelines for diagnosis and management of adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO): 2017 update of the evidence-based guidelines from the world society of emergency surgery ASBO working group
  187. Laparoscopic adhesiolysis: not for all patients, not for all surgeons, not in all centres
  188. Application of the AAST EGS Grade for Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction to a Multi-national Patient Population
  189. Robotic-assisted approach to Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome with left gastric artery originating directly from the aorta. Report of a case and review of the current mini-invasive treatment modalities
  190. Intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy in sequential treatment of cholecystocholedocholithiasis: To be, or not to be, that is the question A cohort study
  191. Surgical site infection after gastrointestinal surgery in high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries: a prospective, international, multicentre cohort study
  192. Non-surgical Management of Blunt Splenic Trauma: A Comparative Analysis of Non-operative Management and Splenic Artery Embolization—Experience from a European Trauma Center
  193. Prospective Observational Study on acute Appendicitis Worldwide (POSAW)
  194. Getting the invite list right: a discussion of sepsis severity scoring systems in severe complicated intra-abdominal sepsis and randomized trial inclusion criteria
  195. Laparoscopy in management of appendicitis in high-, middle-, and low-income countries: a multicenter, prospective, cohort study
  196. WSES worldwide emergency general surgery formation and evaluation project
  197. Laparoscopic splenectomy with selective intracorporeal ligation of splenic hilar vessels for high-grade splenic injury - a video vignette
  198. Nonoperative management of abdominal solid-organ injuries following blunt trauma in adults: Results from an International Consensus Conference
  199. Would Dedicated Emergency Surgery Professionals Improve the Emergency General Surgery Service and Reduce the “Weekend Effect”?
  200. The Multidisciplinary Management of Acute Complicated Diverticulitis
  201. The open abdomen in trauma and non-trauma patients: WSES guidelines
  202. Laparoscopy for Trauma and the Changes in its Use From 1990 to 2016: A Current Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  203. Right Lower Quadrant Pain in Early Pregnancy
  204. Raising concerns about the Sepsis-3 definitions
  205. 2017 WSES guidelines for the management of iatrogenic colonoscopy perforation
  206. Establishing position papers by the WSES
  207. Laparoscopic extended right and transverse colectomy with completely intracorporeal ileo-descending anastomosis for obstructing colon carcinoma - a video vignette
  208. Laparoscopic splenectomy for a simultaneous wandering spleen along with an ectopic accessory spleen. Case report and review of the literature
  209. Matricellular proteins and survival in patients with pancreatic cancer: A systematic review
  210. Laparoscopic versus open colectomy for obstructing right colon cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  211. Letter to the Editor
  212. Randomized clinical trial of antibiotic therapy for uncomplicated appendicitis: Time to change the goal of our research?
  213. Laparoscopic appendectomy vs antibiotic therapy for acute appendicitis: a propensity score-matched analysis from a multicenter cohort study
  214. A Global Declaration on Appropriate Use of Antimicrobial Agents across the Surgical Pathway
  215. A novel technique for enterotomy closure in stapled laparoscopic intracorporeal anastomosis
  216. Colectomie par laparoscopie ou par laparotomie pour tumeur colique droite en occlusion : revue systématique de la littérature et méta-analyse
  217. Improved Outcomes When Surgical Postoperative Complications Are Managed According to the Principles of Continuity of Care and Specificity of Expertise
  218. “To stent or not to stent?”: immediate emergency surgery with laparoscopic radical colectomy with CME and primary anastomosis is feasible for obstructing left colon carcinoma
  219. 2017 update of the WSES guidelines for emergency repair of complicated abdominal wall hernias
  220. How Safe is Performing Cholecystectomy in the Oldest Old? A 15-year Retrospective Study from a Single Institution
  221. A systematic review of the management and outcome of ERCP related duodenal perforations using a standardized classification system
  222. Challenging emergency laparoscopic right colectomy for completely obstructing caecal carcinoma - a video vignette
  223. Repair of primary and incisional hernias using composite mesh fixed with absorbable tackers: preliminary experience of a laparoscopic approach with a newly designed mesh in 29 cases
  224. Intracorporeal anastomoses in emergency laparoscopic colorectal surgery from a series of 59 cases: where and how to do it - a technical note and video
  225. A historical review of surgery for peritonitis secondary to acute colonic diverticulitis: from Lockhart-Mummery to evidence-based medicine
  226. A Short commentary on “Nonoperative Management of Uncomplicated Appendicitis in Adults: What Do We Need to Get Certainty?”
  227. The Ladies Trial: premature termination of the LOLA arm and increased adverse events incidence after Laparoscopic lavage may be influenced by inter-hospital and inter-operator variability? Take-Home Messages from a center with laparoscopic colorectal e...
  228. Low-cost laparoscopy to contain the rising costs of emergency general surgery
  229. Minimally invasive laparoscopic management of colonoscopic perforation avoiding laparotomy and colostomy: when and how to perform primary repair - a video vignette
  230. WSES Jerusalem guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis
  231. Laparoscopic source control for large pelvic abscess after perforated appendicitis, not amenable to percutaneous drainage - a video vignette
  232. Pushing the envelope: laparoscopy and primary anastomosis are technically feasible in stable patients with Hinchey IV perforated acute diverticulitis and gross faeculent peritonitis
  233. Retroperitoneal colonic perforation from a foreign body - ‘cannibalization’ effect of a toothpick - a video vignette
  234. “See one, do one, teach one”: Education and training in surgery and the correlation between surgical exposure with patients outcomes
  235. Emergency laparoscopic ileo-colic resection and primary intracorporeal anastomosis for Crohn’s acute ileitis with free perforation and faecal peritonitis: first ever reported laparoscopic treatment
  236. Surgeon accountability for patient safety in the Acute Care Surgery paradigm: a critical appraisal and need of having a focused knowledge of the patient and a specific subspecialty experience
  237. Re
  238. Infrarenal inferior vena cava injury after blunt trauma
  239. "The best is nothing": Non-operative management of hemodynamically stable grade V liver trauma
  240. A complex Amyand's hernia: strangulated hernia with incarceration of small bowel and vermiform appendix
  241. The NOTA Study (Non Operative Treatment for Acute Appendicitis)
  242. A “leaking” aorta
  243. Is the Effectiveness of Sentinel Lymph Node Intraoperative Examination Proven?
  244. Current concept of abdominal sepsis: WSES position paper
  245. A crackling (rice crispies) and blowing chest
  246. Management of hemodynamically unstable pelvic trauma: results of the first Italian consensus conference (cooperative guidelines of the Italian Society of Surgery, the Italian Association of Hospital Surgeons, the Multi-specialist Italian Society of You...
  247. A Cost-Effective Technique for Laparoscopic Appendectomy: Outcomes and Costs of a Case-Control Prospective Single-Operator Study of 112 Unselected Consecutive Cases of Complicated Acute Appendicitis
  248. Laparoscopic reduction and repair of a large incarcerated paraesophageal hernia
  249. Emergency surgeon: “ last of the mohicans” 2014-2016 editorial policy WSES- WJES: position papers, guidelines, courses, books and original research; from WJES impact factor to WSES congress impact factor
  250. Trauma Surgery
  251. Trauma Surgery
  252. WSES guidelines for emergency repair of complicated abdominal wall hernias
  253. Changes in the outcomes of severe trauma patients from 15-year experience in a Western European trauma ICU of Emilia Romagna region (1996–2010). A population cross-sectional survey study
  254. Traumatic Small Bowel and Mesentery Injuries (SBMI)
  255. Surgical Treatment of Spleen Trauma
  256. Operative Management of Penetrating Trauma of the Abdomen
  257. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Open Abdomen for Trauma
  258. Multiple Organ Failure in Trauma Patients
  259. Trauma-induced “Macklin effect” with pneumothorax and large pneumomediastinum, disguised by allergy
  260. Assessment of 126,913 inguinal hernia repairs in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy: analysis of 10 years
  261. World society of emergency surgery study group initiative on Timing of Acute Care Surgery classification (TACS)
  262. T.E.A. Study: three-day ertapenem versus three-day Ampicillin-Sulbactam
  263. Laparoscopic TME with APPEAR (Anterior and Perineal PlanE for ultra-low Anterior Resection of the Rectum) technique for distal rectal cancer
  264. Early experience with laparoscopic lavage for perforated diverticulitis
  265. 2013 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections
  266. Pendulum knife on a stabbed heart
  267. Complicated intra-abdominal infections in a worldwide context: an observational prospective study (CIAOW Study)
  268. Peritoneal adhesion index (PAI): proposal of a score for the “ignored iceberg” of medicine and surgery
  269. Erratum
  270. Bologna guidelines for diagnosis and management of adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO): 2013 update of the evidence-based guidelines from the world society of emergency surgery ASBO working group
  271. Severe adhesive small bowel obstruction
  272. Re: Appendectomy in pregnancy: evaluation of the risks of a negative appendectomy
  273. Prognostic criteria for postoperative mortality in 170 patients undergoing major right hepatectomy
  274. Predictive factors of morbidity and mortality in grade IV and V liver trauma undergoing perihepatic packing: Single institution 14 years experience at European trauma centre
  275. Trauma Care: Not All Countries Are Equal
  276. Personalized medicine for asthma: Are we there yet?
  277. Non operative management of liver and spleen traumatic injuries: a giant with clay feet
  278. Microscopic Margins of Resection Influence Primary Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Survival
  279. Costal metastasis: A singular localization of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor
  280. Complicated intra-abdominal infections in Europe: preliminary data from the first three months of the CIAO Study
  281. Complicated intra-abdominal infections in Europe: a comprehensive review of the CIAO study
  282. Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction
  283. Editors & Editorial Board
  284. Laparoscopic One-Stage vs Endoscopic Plus Laparoscopic Management of Common Bile Duct Stones – A Prospective Randomized Study
  285. P.O.P.A. Study: Prevention of Postoperative Abdominal Adhesions by Icodextrin 4% Solution After Laparotomy for Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction. A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
  286. Dyspnea and large bowel obstruction: a misleading Chilaiditi syndrome
  287. Male Gender is a Risk Factor for Recurrent Appendicitis Following Nonoperative Treatment
  288. Open Abdomen With Concomitant Enteroatmospheric Fistula: Validation, Refinements, and Adjuncts to a Novel Approach
  289. Mediastinal germ cell tumour with massive pulmonary involvement
  290. Use of porcine small intestine submucosa prostheses in contaminated hernia repair
  291. Non-operative treatment of a striking post-traumatic pulmonary artery intimal dissection
  292. A prospective, multi centre, randomized clinical study to compare the efficacy and safety of Ertapenem 3 days versus Ampicillin - Sulbactam 3 days in the treatment of localized community acquired intra-abdominal infection. (T.E.A. Study: Three days Ert...
  293. Pandora's box: a threatening foreign body
  294. The NOTA study: non-operative treatment for acute appendicitis: prospective study on the efficacy and safety of antibiotic treatment (amoxicillin and clavulanic acid) in patients with right sided lower abdominal pain
  295. Small bowel emergency surgery: literature's review
  296. Refinement in the technique of perihepatic packing: a safe and effective surgical hemostasis and multidisciplinary approach can improve the outcome in severe liver trauma
  297. Bologna Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction (ASBO): 2010 Evidence-Based Guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery
  298. Backstabbing
  299. Evidence-based review of enhancing postoperative recovery after breast surgery (Br J Surg 2011; 98: 181-196)
  300. Closure of the LAPSIS trial (Br J Surg 2010; 97: 1598)
  301. Combined pneumothorax and pneumoperitoneum following blunt trauma: an insidious diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma
  302. Concomitant intestinal obstruction: a misleading diagnostic pitfall
  303. Bizarre behaviour, bizarre intruder and bizarre bowel obstruction
  304. Diverticulum of the midthoracic oesophagus and left diaphragmatic relaxation
  305. Air in the Middle of the Abdomen
  306. Acute postoperative cardiac herniation
  307. Prognosis and treatment of pancreaticoduodenal traumatic injuries: which factors are predictors of outcome?
  308. Laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy versus open gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a monoinstitutional Western center experience
  309. Packing for Damage Control of Nontraumatic Intra-Abdominal Massive Hemorrhages
  310. Une tumeur stromale (GIST) gastrique exophytique révélée par un abdomen aigu: une présentation extrêmement rare. À propos d’un cas
  311. Guidelines in the management of obstructing cancer of the left colon: consensus conference of the world society of emergency surgery (WSES) and peritoneum and surgery (PnS) society
  312. Prospective Analysis of 101 Consecutive Cases of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis Operated With Harmonic Scalpel
  313. A 73-Year-Old Man with Long-Term Immobility Presenting with Abdominal Pain
  314. Effect of Prednisolone on Local and Systemic Response in Laparoscopic vs. Open Colon Surgery
  315. The HAC Trial (Harmonic for Acute Cholecystitis) Study. Randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of Harmonic(H) versus Monopolar Diathermy (M) for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) for acute cholecystitis (AC) in adults
  316. A tenacious complete small bowel obstruction
  317. Colonic Perforation After Renal Transplantation: Risk Factor Analysis
  318. Systemic cytokine response after emergency and elective surgery for colorectal carcinoma
  319. Pancreatic Trauma
  320. Houdini's last deception (or, Aristotle's bowel)
  321. Water-Soluble Contrast Medium (Gastrografin) Value in Adhesive Small Intestine Obstruction (Asio): A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Clinical Trial
  322. The ACTIVE (Acute Cholecystitis Trial Invasive Versus Endoscopic) study: Multicenter randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of laparoscopic (LC) versus open (LTC) surgery for acute cholecystitis (AC) in adults
  323. Comparison of quality control for trauma management between Western and Eastern European trauma center
  324. Adenomyoepithelioma of the Breast: An Intricate Diagnostic Problem
  325. Total mesorectal excision (TME) with laparoscopic approach: 226 consecutive cases
  326. Laparoscopic intersphincteric resection for low rectal cancer
  327. A retrospective review with long term follow up of 11,400 cases of pure mucinous breast carcinoma
  328. 259 Patients with DCIS of the breast applying USC/Van Nuys prognostic index: a retrospective review with long term follow up
  329. Rendezvous Technique Versus Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography to Treat Bile Duct Stones Reduces Endoscopic Time and Pancreatic Damage
  330. Impact of age on postoperative outcomes in 1118 gastric cancer patients undergoing surgical treatment
  331. Immune Response to Small Intestinal Submucosa (Surgisis) Implant in Humans: Preliminary Observations
  332. Use of porcine dermal collagen graft (Permacol) for hernia repair in contaminated fields
  333. Skin Angiosarcoma Arising in an Irradiated Breast: Case-Report and Literature Review
  334. Small bowel tumours in emergency surgery: specificity of clinical presentation
  335. Laparoscopic vs. Open Colectomies in Octogenarians: A Case-Matched Control Study
  336. Lithiation and Reactions of Stilbene Oxides: Synthetic Utility.
  337. New adjustable knot for securing subcuticular running sutures