First clinical experiences of concurrent bleeding control and intracranial pressure monitoring using a hybrid emergency room system in patients with multiple injuries
The outcomes of multiple injury patients with concomitant torso hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury (TBI) are very poor. The hybrid emergency room system (HERS) is a trauma management system designed to comp... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - November 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Takahiro Kinoshita, Kazuma Yamakawa, Jumpei Yoshimura, Atsushi Watanabe, Yosuke Matsumura, Kaori Ito, Hiroyuki Ohbe, Kei Hayashida, Shigeki Kushimoto, Junichi Matsumoto and Satoshi Fujimi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes of selective nonoperative management of civilian abdominal gunshot wounds: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Although mandatory laparotomy has been standard of care for patients with abdominal gunshot wounds (GSWs) for decades, this approach is associated with non-therapeutic operations, morbidity, and long hospital ... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - November 27, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Aziza N. Al Rawahi, Fatma A. Al Hinai, Jamie M. Boyd, Christopher J. Doig, Chad G. Ball, George C. Velmahos, Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Pradeep H. Navsaria and Derek J. Roberts Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Three cases of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) in austere pre-hospital environment —technical and methodological aspects
The present paper describes three cases where ER-REBOA ® was used with partial aorta occlusion (AO), by performing a partial resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta or pREBOA, in an austere pr... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - November 21, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: J. C. de Schoutheete, I. Fourneau, F. Waroquier, L. De Cupere, M. O ’Connor, K. Van Cleynenbreugel, J. C. Ceccaldi and S. Nijs Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Vacuum-assisted closure (VAC ®) systems and microbiological isolation of infected wounds
Negative pressure wound therapy is now largely used to treat infected wounds. The prevention and reduction of healthcare-associated infections is a high priority for any Department of Health and great efforts ... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - November 20, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Valerio Cozza, Gilda Pepe, Marco Cintoni, Flavio De Maio, Giuseppe Tropeano, Sabina Magalini, Gabriele Sganga, Giovanni Delogu and Daniele Gui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

LBP rs2232618 polymorphism contributes to risk of sepsis after trauma
Previous study revealed that rs2232618 polymorphism (Phe436Leu) within LBP gene is a functional variant and associated with susceptibility of sepsis in traumatic patients. Our aim was to confirm the reported a... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - November 16, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Hong-xiang Lu, Jian-hui Sun, Da-lin Wen, Juan Du, Ling Zeng, An-qiang Zhang and Jian-xin Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multi-organ protection of ulinastatin in traumatic cardiac arrest model
Post-cardiac arrest syndrome, which has no specific curative treatment, contributes to the high mortality rate of victims who suffer traumatic cardiac arrest (TCA) and initially can be resuscitated. In the pre... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - November 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Shaoyun Liu, Jiefeng Xu, Yuzhi Gao, Peng Shen, Senlin Xia, Zilong Li and Mao Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Abdominopelvic trauma: from anatomical to anatomo-physiological classification
Abdominopelvic trauma has been for decades classified with the AAST-OIS (American Association for the Surgery of Trauma —Organ Injury Scale) classification. It has represented a milestone. At present, the medic... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - October 31, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Federico Coccolini, Fausto Catena, Yoram Kluger, Massimo Sartelli, Gianluca Baiocchi, Luca Ansaloni and Ernest Eugene Moore Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Effect of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta in hemodynamically unstable patients with multiple severe torso trauma: a retrospective study
Although resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) may be effective in trauma management, its effect in patients with severe multiple torso trauma remains unclear. (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - October 25, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Hiroyuki Otsuka, Toshiki Sato, Keiji Sakurai, Hiromichi Aoki, Takeshi Yamagiwa, Shinichi Iizuka and Sadaki Inokuchi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Small bowel obstruction in the elderly: a plea for comprehensive acute geriatric care
Small bowel obstruction is one of the most frequent emergencies in general surgery, commonly affecting elderly patients. Morbidity and mortality from small bowel obstruction in elderly is high. Significant pro... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - October 20, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Ekin Ozturk, Marianne van Iersel, Martijn MWJ Stommel, Yvonne Schoon, Richard RPG ten Broek and Harry van Goor Tags: Review Source Type: research

Diagnostic point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) for gastrointestinal pathology: state of the art from basics to advanced
The use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) by non-radiologists has dramatically increased. POCUS is completely different from the routine radiological studies. POCUS is a Physiological, On spot, extension of ... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - October 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Fikri M Abu-Zidan and Arif Alper Cevik Tags: Review Source Type: research

A tribute to Ernest E. “Gene” Moore
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Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - October 4, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Jeffry Kashuk, Walter Biffl, Yoram Kluger, Luca Ansaloni and Fausto Catena Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Risk factors for mortality in the late amputation of necrotizing fasciitis: a retrospective study
Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rapidly progressive infectious disease that primarily involves the fascia and subcutaneous tissue. If not promptly treated, it can lead to morbidity as well as mortality. It can... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - October 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Chia-Peng Chang, Cheng-Ting Hsiao, Chun-Nan Lin and Wen-Chih Fann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta deployed by acute care surgeons in patients with morbidly adherent placenta: a feasible solution for two lives in peril
Morbidly adherent placenta (MAP), which includes accreta, increta, and percreta, is a condition characterized by the invasion of the uterine wall by placental tissue. The condition is associated with higher od... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - September 24, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Ramiro Manzano-Nunez, Maria F. Escobar-Vidarte, Claudia P. Orlas, Juan P. Herrera-Escobar, Samuel M. Galvagno, Juan J. Melendez, Natalia Padilla, Justin C. McCarty, Albaro J. Nieto and Carlos A. Ordo ñez Tags: Review Source Type: research

Impact of initial temporary abdominal closure in damage control surgery: a retrospective analysis
Damage control surgery has revolutionized trauma surgery. Use of damage control surgery allows for resuscitation and reversal of coagulopathy at the risk of loss of abdominal domain and intra-abdominal complic... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - September 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Parker Hu, Rindi Uhlich, Frank Gleason, Jeffrey Kerby and Patrick Bosarge Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Flexible versus rigid endoscopy in the management of esophageal foreign body impaction: systematic review and meta-analysis
Foreign body (FB) impaction accounts for 4% of emergency endoscopies in clinical practice. Flexible endoscopy (FE) is recommended as the first-line therapeutic option because it can be performed under sedation... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - September 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Davide Ferrari, Alberto Aiolfi, Gianluca Bonitta, Carlo Galdino Riva, Emanuele Rausa, Stefano Siboni, Francesco Toti and Luigi Bonavina Tags: Review Source Type: research

A combination of SOFA score and biomarkers gives a better prediction of septic AKI and in-hospital mortality in critically ill surgical patients: a pilot study
Sepsis is a syndrome characterized by a constellation of clinical manifestations and a significantly high mortality rate in the surgical intensive care unit (ICU). It is frequently complicated by acute kidney ... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - September 10, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Chao-Wei Lee, Hao-wei Kou, Hong-Shiue Chou, Hsu-huan Chou, Song-Fong Huang, Chih-Hsiang Chang, Chun-Hsing Wu, Ming-Chin Yu and Hsin-I Tsai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementation and adoption of advanced care planning in the elderly trauma patient
Geriatric trauma has high morbidity and mortality, often requiring extensive hospital stays and interventions. The number of geriatric trauma patients is also increasing significantly and accounts for a large ... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - September 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: K. Verhoeff, P. Glen, A. Taheri, B. Min, B. Tsang, V. Fawcett and S. Widder Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The long-term outcomes of early abdominal wall reconstruction by bilateral anterior rectus abdominis sheath turnover flap method in critically ill patients requiring open abdomen
In a previous study, we reported the usefulness of early abdominal wall reconstruction using bilateral anterior rectus abdominis sheath turnover flap method (turnover flap method) in open abdomen (OA) patients... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - September 4, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Masatoku Arai, Shiei Kim, Hiromoto Ishii, Jun Hagiwara, Shigeki Kushimoto and Hiroyuki Yokota Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Introduction of a mass burn casualty triage system in a hospital during a powder explosion disaster: a retrospective cohort study
This study introduces a MBC triage system that was used by a burn center during an actual MBC incident fol... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - August 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Chip-Jin Ng, Shih-Hao You, I-Lin Wu, Yi-Ming Weng, Chung-Hsien Chaou, Cheng-Yu Chien and Chen-June Seak Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Knowledge, awareness, and attitude towards infection prevention and management among surgeons: identifying the surgeon champion
Despite evidence supporting the effectiveness of best practices of infection prevention and management, many surgeons worldwide fail to implement them. Evidence-based practices tend to be underused in routine ... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - August 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Massimo Sartelli, Yoram Kluger, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Gian Luca Baiocchi, Timothy C. Hardcastle, Ernest E. Moore, Addison K. May, Kamal M. F. Itani, Donald E. Fry, Marja A. Boermeester, Xavier Guirao, Lena Napolitano, Robert G. Sawyer, Kemal Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

2017 WSES guidelines on colon and rectal cancer emergencies: obstruction and perforation
Obstruction and perforation due to colorectal cancer represent challenging matters in terms of diagnosis, life-saving strategies, obstruction resolution and oncologic challenge. The aims of the current paper a... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - August 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Michele Pisano, Luigi Zorcolo, Cecilia Merli, Stefania Cimbanassi, Elia Poiasina, Marco Ceresoli, Ferdinando Agresta, Niccol ò Allievi, Giovanni Bellanova, Federico Coccolini, Claudio Coy, Paola Fugazzola, Carlos Augusto Martinez, Giulia Montori, Ciro Pa Tags: Review Source Type: research

The abdominal wall hernia in cirrhotic patients: a historical challenge
The incidence rate of abdominal wall hernia is 20 –40% in cirrhotic patients. A surgical approach was originally performed only if complication signs and symptoms occurred. Several recent studies have demonstra... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - July 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Giuseppe Salamone, Leo Licari, Giovanni Guercio, Sofia Campanella, Nicol ò Falco, Gregorio Scerrino, Sebastiano Bonventre, Girolamo Geraci, Gianfranco Cocorullo and Gaspare Gulotta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acute mesenteric ischemia: guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery: a brief radiological commentary
The aim of this letter is to report some deeper explanations regarding the role of imaging in acute mesenteric ischemia. (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - July 27, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Maria Antonietta Mazzei Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Correlation between modified LEMON score and intubation difficulty in adult trauma patients undergoing emergency surgery
Prediction of difficult airway is critical in the airway management of trauma patients. A LEMON method which consists of following assessments; Look-Evaluate-Mallampati-Obstruction-Neck mobility is a fast and eas... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - July 24, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sung-Mi Ji, Eun-Jin Moon, Tae-Jun Kim, Jae-Woo Yi, Hyungseok Seo and Bong-Jae Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acute care and emergency general surgery in patients with chronic liver disease: how can we optimize perioperative care? A review of the literature
The increasing prevalence of advanced cirrhosis among operative candidates poses a major challenge for the acute care surgeon. The severity of hepatic dysfunction, degree of portal hypertension, emergency of s... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - July 18, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Michael S. Bleszynski, Alexsander K. Bressan, Emilie Joos, S. Morad Hameed and Chad G. Ball Tags: Review Source Type: research

Ischemic colitis caused increased early and delayed mortality
Ischemic colitis remains a challenge for the surgeon, both in its diagnosis and treatment. Data from a single tertiary center, of patients diagnosed with ischemic colitis, was collected. An attempt was made to... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - July 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Hayim Gilshtein, Kenan Hallon and Yoram Kluger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Blunt cerebrovascular injury in elderly fall patients: are we screening enough?
Blunt cerebrovascular injuries (BCVI) are generally associated with high-energy injury mechanisms. Less is known regarding lower-energy injuries in elderly patients. We sought to determine the incidence of BCV... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - July 4, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Vincent P. Anto, Joshua B. Brown, Andrew B. Peitzman, Brian S. Zuckerbraun, Matthew D. Neal, Gregory Watson, Raquel Forsythe, Timothy R. Billiar and Jason L. Sperry Tags: Research article Source Type: research

ICEAGE (Incidence of Complications following Emergency Abdominal surgery: Get Exercising): study protocol of a pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial testing physiotherapy for the prevention of complications and improved physical recovery after emergency abdominal surgery
Postoperative complications and delayed physical recovery are significant problems following emergency abdominal surgery. Physiotherapy aims to aid recovery and prevent complications in the acute phase after s... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - July 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Ianthe Boden, Kate Sullivan, Claire Hackett, Brooke Winzer, Rebecca Lane, Melissa McKinnon and Iain Robertson Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Emergency surgeons ’ perceptions and attitudes towards antibiotic prescribing and resistance: a worldwide cross-sectional survey
Antibiotic resistance (AMR) is a growing public health problem worldwide, in part related to inadequate antibiotic use. A better knowledge of physicians ’ motivations, attitudes and practice about AMR and presc... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - June 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Francesco M. Labricciosa, Massimo Sartelli, Sofia Correia, Lilian M. Abbo, Milton Severo, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Carlos Alves, Renato Bessa Melo, Gian Luca Baiocchi, Jos é-Artur Paiva, Fausto Catena and Ana Azevedo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Should ambulatory appendectomy become the standard treatment for acute appendicitis?
Appendectomy is increasingly performed as a ‘short stay’ or ‘ambulatory’ procedure, yet there is no consensus for selection of patients with acute appendicitis for ambulatory surgery (AS). We aimed to compare ... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - June 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Benoit Gignoux, Marie-Cecile Blanchet, Thomas Lanz, Alexandre Vulliez, Mo Saffarini, Hugo Bothorel, Maud Robert and Vincent Frering Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A contemporary case series of Fournier ’s gangrene at a Swiss tertiary care center—can scoring systems accurately predict mortality and morbidity?
Fournier ’s gangrene (FG) is a life-threatening infection of the genital, perineal, and perianal regions with a morbidity range between 3 and 67%. Our aim is to report our experience in treatment of FG and to a... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - June 22, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: C. Wetterauer, J. Ebbing, A. Halla, R. Kuehl, S. Erb, A. Egli, D. J. Schaefer and H. H. Seifert Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Closed Or Open after Source Control Laparotomy for Severe Complicated Intra-Abdominal Sepsis (the COOL trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Severe complicated intra-abdominal sepsis (SCIAS) has an increasing incidence with mortality rates over 80% in some settings. Mortality typically results from disruption of the gastrointestinal tract, progress... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - June 22, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Federico Coccolini, Luca Ansaloni, Derek J. Roberts, Matti Tolonen, Jessica L. McKee, Ari Leppaniemi, Peter Faris, Christopher J. Doig, Fausto Catena, Timothy Fabian, Craig N. Jenne, Osvaldo Chiara, Paul Kubes, Braden Manns, Yoram K Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

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
Adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO) is a common surgical emergency, causing high morbidity and even some mortality. The adhesions causing such bowel obstructions are typically the footprints of previous ab... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - June 19, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Richard P. G. ten Broek, Pepijn Krielen, Salomone Di Saverio, Federico Coccolini, Walter L. Biffl, Luca Ansaloni, George C. Velmahos, Massimo Sartelli, Gustavo P. Fraga, Michael D. Kelly, Frederick A. Moore, Andrew B. Peitzman, Ari Leppaniemi, Ernest E. M Tags: Review Source Type: research

Clinical prediction score for superficial surgical site infection after appendectomy in adults with complicated appendicitis
This study aims to determine a clinical prediction score for SSI after appendectomy in complicated appendicitis. (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - June 18, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Pinit Noorit, Boonying Siribumrungwong and Ammarin Thakkinstian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stump appendicitis: a retrospective review of 3130 consecutive appendectomy cases
Stump appendicitis is inflammation of remnant appendix tissue due to incomplete removal of the appendix. Due to appendectomy history, stump appendicitis diagnosis is usually delay and that can cause increase m... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - May 24, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Enis Dikicier, Fatih Altintoprak, Kayhan Ozdemir, Kemal Gundogdu, Mustafa Yener Uzunoglu, Guner Cakmak, Feyyaz Onuray and Recai Capoglu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of a reconditioning program for elderly abdominal surgery patients: the Elder-friendly Approaches to the Surgical Environment –BEdside reconditioning for Functional ImprovemenTs (EASE-BE FIT) pilot study
Elderly individuals who are hospitalized due to emergency abdominal surgery spend over 80% of their recovery time in bed, resulting in early and rapid muscle loss. As these elderly individuals have a lower phy... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - May 21, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Alyssa McComb, Lindsey M. Warkentin, Margaret L. McNeely and Rachel G. Khadaroo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The complications associated with Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA)
Non-compressible torso hemorrhage (NCTH) remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the field of trauma and emergency medicine. In recent times, there has been a resurgence in the adoption of Re... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - May 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marcelo A. F. Ribeiro Junior, Celia Y. D. Feng, Alexander T. M. Nguyen, Vinicius C. Rodrigues, Giovana E. K. Bechara, Ra íssa Reis de-Moura and Megan Brenner Tags: Review Source Type: research

Prospective Observational Study on acute Appendicitis Worldwide (POSAW)
Acute appendicitis (AA) is the most common surgical disease, and appendectomy is the treatment of choice in the majority of cases. A correct diagnosis is key for decreasing the negative appendectomy rate. The ... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - April 16, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Massimo Sartelli, Gian L. Baiocchi, Salomone Di Saverio, Francesco Ferrara, Francesco M. Labricciosa, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Deepak Vijayan, Ashraf Abbas, Hariscine K. Abongwa, John Agboola, Adamu Ahmed, Lali Akhmeteli, Nezih Akkapulu, Seckin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differentiation in an inclusive trauma system: allocation of lower extremity fractures
Implementation of an inclusive trauma system leads to reduced mortality rates, specifically in polytrauma patients. Field triage is essential in this mortality reduction. Triage systems are developed to identi... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - April 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: F. S. W ürdemann, D. P. J. Smeeing, S. Ferree, F. Nawijn, E. J. M. M. Verleisdonk, L. P. H. Leenen, R. M. Houwert and F. Hietbrink Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Getting the invite list right: a discussion of sepsis severity scoring systems in severe complicated intra-abdominal sepsis and randomized trial inclusion criteria
Severe complicated intra-abdominal sepsis (SCIAS) is a worldwide challenge with increasing incidence. Open abdomen management with enhanced clearance of fluid and biomediators from the peritoneum is a potentia... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - April 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Matti Tolonen, Federico Coccolini, Luca Ansaloni, Massimo Sartelli, Derek J. Roberts, Jessica L. McKee, Ari Leppaniemi, Christopher J. Doig, Fausto Catena, Timothy Fabian, Craig N. Jenne, Osvaldo Chiara, Paul Kubes, Yoram Kluger, Gustavo P. Fraga, Bruno M Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treating patients in a trauma room equipped with computed tomography and patients ’ mortality: a non-controlled comparison study
To improve acute trauma care workflow, the number of trauma centers equipped with a computed tomography (CT) machine in the trauma resuscitation room has increased. The effect of the presence of a CT machine i... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - March 27, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Shintaro Furugori, Makoto Kato, Takeru Abe, Masayuki Iwashita and Naoto Morimura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What is the treatment of tracheal lesions associated with traditional thyroidectomy? Case report and systematic review
The aim of this study is to review the literature focusing on various treatments based on time of tracheal injury and on different surgeons ’ personal experience. (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - March 23, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Nicola Tartaglia, Roberta Iadarola, Alessandra Di Lascia, Pasquale Cianci, Alberto Fersini and Antonio Ambrosi Tags: Review Source Type: research

Addition of lactic acid levels improves the accuracy of quick sequential organ failure assessment in predicting mortality in surgical patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections: a retrospective study
The quick sequential organ failure assessment (qSOFA) alone has a poor sensitivity for predicting mortality in patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections, and plasma lactate levels have been shown to... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - March 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Yun Tae Jung, Jiyeon Jeon, Jung Yun Park, Myung Jun Kim, Seung Hwan Lee and Jae Gil Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

WSES worldwide emergency general surgery formation and evaluation project
Optimal management of emergency surgical patients represents one of the major health challenges worldwide. Emergency general surgery (EGS) was identified as multidisciplinary surgery performed for traumatic an... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - March 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Federico Coccolini, Yoram Kluger, Luca Ansaloni, Ernest E. Moore, Raul Coimbra, Gustavo P. Fraga, Andrew Kirkpatrick, Andrew Peitzman, Ron Maier, Gianluca Baiocchi, Vanni Agnoletti, Emiliano Gamberini, Ari Leppaniemi, Rao Ivatury, Michael Sugrue, Massimo Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

New Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS) adjustments for survival prediction
The objective of this study is to propose three new adjustments to the Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS) equation and compare their performances with the original TRISS as well as this index with coeffi... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - March 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Cristiane de Alencar Domingues, Raul Coimbra, Renato S érgio Poggetti, Lilia de Souza Nogueira and Regina Marcia Cardoso de Sousa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of capillary leakage after vasopressin resuscitation in a hemorrhagic shock model
Hemorrhagic shock (HS) is a major threat to patients with trauma and spontaneous bleeding. The aim of the study was to investigate early effects of vasopressin on metabolic and hemodynamic parameters and endot... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - March 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Roberto Bini, Osvaldo Chiara, Stefania Cimbanassi, Giorgio Olivero, Antonella Trombetta and Paolo Cotogni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nonoperative management of appendiceal phlegmon or abscess in children less than 3 years of age
In children less than 3 years of age, there is little experience in the nonoperative management of appendiceal phlegmon or abscess (APA), especially in APA with an appendicolith. The purposes of this study wer... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - March 2, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Hailan Zhang, Yuzuo Bai and Weilin Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Advanced gallbladder inflammation is a risk factor for gallbladder perforation in patients with acute cholecystitis
Acute perforated cholecystitis (APC) is probably the most severe benign gallbladder pathology with high rates of morbidity and mortality. The cause of APC has not been fully understood. We postulated that APC ... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - February 20, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Stefan Jansen, Maciej Stodolski, Hubert Zirngibl, Daniel G ödde and Peter C. Ambe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Circulation first – the time has come to question the sequencing of care in the ABCs of trauma; an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter trial
The traditional sequence of trauma care: Airway, Breathing, Circulation (ABC) has been practiced for many years. It became the standard of care despite the lack of scientific evidence. We hypothesized that pat... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - February 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Paula Ferrada, Rachael A. Callcut, David J. Skarupa, Therese M. Duane, Alberto Garcia, Kenji Inaba, Desmond Khor, Vincent Anto, Jason Sperry, David Turay, Rachel M. Nygaard, Martin A. Schreiber, Toby Enniss, Michelle McNutt, Herb Phelan, Kira Smith & hell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The open abdomen in trauma and non-trauma patients: WSES guidelines
Damage control resuscitation may lead to postoperative intra-abdominal hypertension or abdominal compartment syndrome. These conditions may result in a vicious, self-perpetuating cycle leading to severe physio... (Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery)
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - February 2, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Federico Coccolini, Derek Roberts, Luca Ansaloni, Rao Ivatury, Emiliano Gamberini, Yoram Kluger, Ernest E. Moore, Raul Coimbra, Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Bruno M. Pereira, Giulia Montori, Marco Ceresoli, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Massimo Sartelli, George Velmahos, Tags: Review Source Type: research