Annals of Surgery

(The H4-Index of Annals of Surgery is 68. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak: Lessons Learned in China and Italy281
Short-term Outcomes of a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy With D2 Lymphadenectomy to Open Distal Gastrectomy for Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer (KLASS266
COVID-19 Outbreak and Surgical Practice261
The Miami International Evidence-based Guidelines on Minimally Invasive Pancreas Resection227
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Treats Neuroma and Phantom Pain in Major Limb Amputees222
Survival in Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer After Neoadjuvant Therapy and Surgical Resection210
The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Guidelines for the Definitive Surgical Management of Thyroid Disease in Adults209
Managing COVID-19 in Surgical Systems204
Total Neoadjuvant Therapy in Rectal Cancer188
Does Sleeve Gastrectomy Expose the Distal Esophagus to Severe Reflux?168
Prognostic Nutritional Index, Tumor-infiltrating Lymphocytes, and Prognosis in Patients with Esophageal Cancer159
Changes in Utilization of Bariatric Surgery in the United States From 1993 to 2016159
Benchmarks in Pancreatic Surgery149
Laparoscopic Versus Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy148
Computer Vision Analysis of Intraoperative Video146
Gastrointestinal Complications in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19137
Microsatellite Instability and Programmed Cell Death-Ligand 1 Expression in Stage II/III Gastric Cancer136
Transplantation of High-risk Donor Livers After Ex Situ Resuscitation and Assessment Using Combined Hypo- and Normothermic Machine Perfusion136
Survival Following Liver Transplantation for Patients With Nonresectable Liver-only Colorectal Metastases135
Antibiotic Treatment and Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children131
Novel Real-time Prediction of Liver Graft Function During Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion Before Liver Transplantation127
The Impact of Preoperative Immune Modulating Nutrition on Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Gastrointestinal Cancer125
Surgical Outcome Results From SWOG S1505117
First-year Analysis of the Operating Room Black Box Study113
Improved Disease-free Survival After Prehabilitation for Colorectal Cancer Surgery111
Long-term Patient-reported Outcomes Following Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction110
Mapping of Lymph Node Metastasis From Esophagogastric Junction Tumors110
SARS-CoV-2 Is Present in Peritoneal Fluid in COVID-19 Patients107
Intracorporeal or Extracorporeal Ileocolic Anastomosis After Laparoscopic Right Colectomy106
Frailty as a Predictor of Death or New Disability After Surgery104
Randomized Trial of Near-infrared Incisionless Fluorescent Cholangiography104
Trauma Does not Quarantine101
Importance of Normalization of CA19-9 Levels Following Neoadjuvant Therapy in Patients With Localized Pancreatic Cancer100
Textbook Outcome99
Long-term Survival in Esophageal Cancer After Minimally Invasive Compared to Open Esophagectomy96
Comparing Short-term and Oncologic Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Versus Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy Across Low and High Volume Centers95
The Carbon Footprint of Surgical Operations95
Machine Learning for Surgical Phase Recognition91
Assessment of Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer90
Outcomes After Minimally-invasive Versus Open Pancreatoduodenectomy90
Survival Outcomes Associated With Clinical and Pathological Response Following Neoadjuvant FOLFIRINOX or Gemcitabine/Nab-Paclitaxel Chemotherapy in Resected Pancreatic Cancer88
Data-driven Development of ROTEM and TEG Algorithms for the Management of Trauma Hemorrhage84
Global Overview of Response Rates in Patient and Health Care Professional Surveys in Surgery84
Outcomes After Tracheostomy in COVID-19 Patients83
Perioperative Morbidity and Mortality of Patients With COVID-19 Who Undergo Urgent and Emergent Surgical Procedures82
Effects of Community-based Exercise Prehabilitation for Patients Scheduled for Colorectal Surgery With High Risk for Postoperative Complications: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial82
Safe Cholecystectomy Multi-society Practice Guideline and State of the Art Consensus Conference on Prevention of Bile Duct Injury During Cholecystectomy81
Definition of the Rectum81
Defining Global Benchmarks in Bariatric Surgery79
Determinants of Severity in Acute Pancreatitis79
Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion Reduces Early Allograft Injury and Improves Post-transplant Outcomes in Extended Criteria Donation Liver Transplantation From Donation After Brain Death79
Opioids After Surgery in the United States Versus the Rest of the World78
The Consequences of Delaying Elective Surgery: Surgical Perspective78
NASA-TLX Assessment of Surgeon Workload Variation Across Specialties77
Adult Living Donor Versus Deceased Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT Versus DDLT) at a Single Center77
Survival Advantage of Laparoscopic Versus Open Resection For Colorectal Liver Metastases75
500 Minimally Invasive Robotic Pancreatoduodenectomies74
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Surgical Robotics74
Surgical Prevention of Anastomotic Recurrence by Excluding Mesentery in Crohn's Disease: The SuPREMe-CD Study - A Randomized Clinical Trial73
Artificial Intelligence for Surgical Safety73
Intraoperative 3D Hologram Support With Mixed Reality Techniques in Liver Surgery73
Pancreatectomy With Arterial Resection for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: How Can It Be Done Safely and With Which Outcomes?73
Poor Clinical Outcomes and Immunoevasive Contexture in Intratumoral IL-10-Producing Macrophages Enriched Gastric Cancer Patients73
Simultaneous Versus Delayed Resection for Initially Resectable Synchronous Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases72
Consensus Guidelines for the Use of Fluorescence Imaging in Hepatobiliary Surgery70
The Impact of Prehabilitation on Patient Outcomes in Hepatobiliary, Colorectal, and Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery70
Number and Station of Lymph Node Metastasis After Curative-intent Resection of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Impact Prognosis69
Development and Validation of a Deep Learning CT Signature to Predict Survival and Chemotherapy Benefit in Gastric Cancer68