Annals of Surgery

(The H4-Index of Annals of Surgery is 54. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
The Carbon Footprint of Surgical Operations171
Surgical Outcome Results From SWOG S1505153
Global Overview of Response Rates in Patient and Health Care Professional Surveys in Surgery149
Machine Learning for Surgical Phase Recognition148
Effects of Community-based Exercise Prehabilitation for Patients Scheduled for Colorectal Surgery With High Risk for Postoperative Complications: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial136
Assessment of Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer132
Consensus Guidelines for the Use of Fluorescence Imaging in Hepatobiliary Surgery128
Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion Reduces Early Allograft Injury and Improves Post-transplant Outcomes in Extended Criteria Donation Liver Transplantation From Donation After Brain Death125
Perioperative Morbidity and Mortality of Patients With COVID-19 Who Undergo Urgent and Emergent Surgical Procedures118
Artificial Intelligence for Intraoperative Guidance115
Artificial Intelligence for Surgical Safety112
County-level Social Vulnerability is Associated With Worse Surgical Outcomes Especially Among Minority Patients108
The Risk of Postoperative Complications After Major Elective Surgery in Active or Resolved COVID-19 in the United States100
Poor Clinical Outcomes and Immunoevasive Contexture in Intratumoral IL-10-Producing Macrophages Enriched Gastric Cancer Patients99
Opioids After Surgery in the United States Versus the Rest of the World98
The Impact of Prehabilitation on Patient Outcomes in Hepatobiliary, Colorectal, and Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery98
A Prospective, Multicenter Registry Study to Evaluate the Clinical Feasibility of Targeted Axillary Dissection (TAD) in Node-positive Breast Cancer Patients91
Proposal of a New Comprehensive Notation for Hepatectomy90
Outcomes After Tracheostomy in COVID-19 Patients89
Liver Resection Versus Local Ablation Therapies for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Within the Milan Criteria89
MRI-Diagnosed Tumor Deposits and EMVI Status Have Superior Prognostic Accuracy to Current Clinical TNM Staging in Rectal Cancer88
mTOR Inhibition Is Most Beneficial After Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients With Active Tumors85
Locoregional Failure During and After Short-course Radiotherapy Followed by Chemotherapy and Surgery Compared With Long-course Chemoradiotherapy and Surgery82
Treatment of Inguinal Hernia80
Oncological Outcomes After Anastomotic Leakage After Surgery for Colon or Rectal Cancer77
Robot-assisted Versus Conventional Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy for Resectable Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma73
Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Navigation in Liver Surgery73
Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma – Novel Benchmark Values for Surgical and Oncological Outcomes From 24 Expert Centers70
Liver Transplantation Outcomes From Controlled Circulatory Death Donors69
A Simple Classification of Pancreatic Duct Size and Texture Predicts Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula69
A Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating the Efficacy and Quality of Life of Antibiotic-only Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis69
Initial Laparotomy Versus Peritoneal Drainage in Extremely Low Birthweight Infants With Surgical Necrotizing Enterocolitis or Isolated Intestinal Perforation68
Whole Blood is Superior to Component Transfusion for Injured Children64
Evidence-Based and Clinically Relevant Outcomes for Hemorrhage Control Trauma Trials64
Increase in Pediatric Perforated Appendicitis in the New York City Metropolitan Region at the Epicenter of the COVID-19 Outbreak63
Patient-derived Organoid Pharmacotyping is a Clinically Tractable Strategy for Precision Medicine in Pancreatic Cancer63
Arterial Resection in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery63
Telemedicine for Surgical Consultations – Pandemic Response or Here to Stay?62
Preventing Recurrence in Clean and Contaminated Hernias Using Biologic Versus Synthetic Mesh in Ventral Hernia Repair61
The IDEAL Reporting Guidelines61
Consensus Conference Statement on the General Use of Near-infrared Fluorescence Imaging and Indocyanine Green Guided Surgery60
First Long-term Oncologic Results of the ALPPS Procedure in a Large Cohort of Patients With Colorectal Liver Metastases60
A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial59
Pulmonary Open, Robotic, and Thoracoscopic Lobectomy (PORTaL) Study59
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on the Impact of Proficiency-based Progression Simulation Training on Performance Outcomes59
Actual Five-year Survival After Upfront Resection for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma58
Midterm Outcomes of a Prospective, Nonrandomized Study to Evaluate Endovascular Repair of Complex Aortic Aneurysms Using Fenestrated-Branched Endografts58
Evaluation of International Contemporary Operative Outcomes and Management Trends Associated With Esophagectomy57
Persistent Racial and Sex Disparities in Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery57
Outcomes of Elective Major Cancer Surgery During COVID 19 at Tata Memorial Centre57
Planning the Full Recovery Phase55
Postpancreatectomy Acute Pancreatitis (PPAP)55
Anti-C5 Antibody Tesidolumab Reduces Early Antibody-mediated Rejection and Prolongs Survival in Renal Xenotransplantation54
Results of a Phase II Study on the Use of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy (FOLFIRINOX or GEM/nab-PTX) for Borderline-resectable Pancreatic Cancer (NUPAT-01)54
Choices of Therapeutic Strategies for Colorectal Liver Metastases Among Expert Liver Surgeons54
Robotic-assisted Versus Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy54