World Journal of Emergency Surgery

(The TQCC of World Journal of Emergency Surgery is 12. 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.)
Diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis: 2020 update of the WSES Jerusalem guidelines389
Surgery in COVID-19 patients: operational directives265
2020 World Society of Emergency Surgery updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute calculus cholecystitis126
2020 update of the WSES guidelines for the management of acute colonic diverticulitis in the emergency setting124
Perforated and bleeding peptic ulcer: WSES guidelines110
Liver trauma: WSES 2020 guidelines108
Kidney and uro-trauma: WSES-AAST guidelines80
Time is of the essence when treating necrotizing soft tissue infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis64
Duodeno-pancreatic and extrahepatic biliary tree trauma: WSES-AAST guidelines57
Emergency general surgery in Italy during the COVID-19 outbreak: first survey from the real life54
Global impact of COVID-19 pandemic on road traffic collisions53
2020 WSES guidelines for the detection and management of bile duct injury during cholecystectomy51
COVID-19 the showdown for mass casualty preparedness and management: the Cassandra Syndrome50
Iron metabolism and lymphocyte characterisation during Covid-19 infection in ICU patients: an observational cohort study49
Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on emergency surgery services—a multi-national survey among WSES members45
Histopathological findings in a COVID-19 patient affected by ischemic gangrenous cholecystitis44
WSES consensus conference guidelines: monitoring and management of severe adult traumatic brain injury patients with polytrauma in the first 24 hours43
The SIFIPAC/WSES/SICG/SIMEU guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis in the elderly (2019 edition)38
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in trauma patients: a systematic review37
Serum ferritin levels in inflammation: a retrospective comparative analysis between COVID-19 and emergency surgical non-COVID-19 patients37
Acute cholecystitis during COVID-19 pandemic: a multisocietary position statement36
Intraoperative surgical site infection control and prevention: a position paper and future addendum to WSES intra-abdominal infections guidelines36
The management of surgical patients in the emergency setting during COVID-19 pandemic: the WSES position paper31
The incidence of geriatric trauma is increasing and comparison of different scoring tools for the prediction of in-hospital mortality in geriatric trauma patients30
Global changes in mortality rates in polytrauma patients admitted to the ICU—a systematic review29
WSES/GAIS/SIS-E/WSIS/AAST global clinical pathways for patients with intra-abdominal infections29
Impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on severe trauma trends and healthcare system reassessment in Lombardia, Italy: an analysis from the regional trauma registry28
Salvage use of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in the setting of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) due to COVID-19 in the USA: a Markov decision analysis28
Analysis of risk factors in thoracic trauma patients with a comparison of a modern trauma centre: a mono-centre study26
WSES guidelines on blunt and penetrating bowel injury: diagnosis, investigations, and treatment26
Long-term outcomes in major trauma patients and correlations with the acute phase24
Frailty and functional decline after emergency abdominal surgery in the elderly: a prospective cohort study23
Acute mesenteric ischemia: updated guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery23
Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) in patients with major trauma and uncontrolled haemorrhagic shock: a systematic review with meta-analysis22
Open necrosectomy in acute pancreatitis–obsolete or still useful?22
Trends and predictors of mortality in unstable pelvic ring fracture: a 10-year experience with a multidisciplinary institutional protocol22
Highlighting the gaps in quantifying the economic burden of surgical site infections associated with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria22
Comparison of qSOFA score, SOFA score, and SIRS criteria for the prediction of infection and mortality among surgical intermediate and intensive care patients21
Robotic surgery in emergency setting: 2021 WSES position paper21
Multidisciplinary management of elderly patients with rectal cancer: recommendations from the SICG (Italian Society of Geriatric Surgery), SIFIPAC (Italian Society of Surgical Pathophysiology), SICE (21
Emergency trauma care during the outbreak of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China20
WSES/GAIS/WSIS/SIS-E/AAST global clinical pathways for patients with skin and soft tissue infections19
Anorectal emergencies: WSES-AAST guidelines18
WSES-AAST guidelines: management of inflammatory bowel disease in the emergency setting17
Diagnosis and management of small bowel obstruction in virgin abdomen: a WSES position paper17
The effectiveness of trauma care systems at different stages of development in reducing mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis17
Pre-hospital CPR and early REBOA in trauma patients — results from the ABOTrauma Registry16
Injury patterns and causes of death in 953 patients with penetrating abdominal war wounds in a civilian independent non-governmental organization hospital in Lashkargah, Afghanistan15
Timing of repair and mesh use in traumatic abdominal wall defects: a systematic review and meta-analysis of current literature15
Motorcycle-related trauma:effects of age and site of injuries on mortality. A single-center, retrospective study.14
Ethical considerations in conducting surgical research in severe complicated intra-abdominal sepsis14
The negative effects of COVID-19 and national lockdown on emergency surgery morbidity due to delayed access14
Trauma system developments reduce mortality in hospitalized trauma patients in Al-Ain City, United Arab Emirates, despite increased severity of injury14
Minimally invasive laparoscopic and robot-assisted emergency treatment of strangulated giant hiatal hernias: report of five cases and literature review13
Effect of under triage on early mortality after major pediatric trauma: a registry-based propensity score matching analysis13
Timing of early laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute calculous cholecystitis: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials13
Accuracy of pre-hospital triage tools for major trauma: a systematic review with meta-analysis and net clinical benefit13
Is I-FABP not only a marker for the detection abdominal injury but also of hemorrhagic shock in severely injured trauma patients?13
Team dynamics in emergency surgery teams: results from a first international survey13
Evidence for use of damage control surgery and damage control interventions in civilian trauma patients: a systematic review13
Early administration of fibrinogen concentrate is associated with improved survival among severe trauma patients: a single-centre propensity score-matched analysis12
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on road traffic collision injury patterns and severity in Al-Ain City, United Arab Emirates12
Global surgery for paediatric casualties in armed conflict12
Trauma quality indicators: internationally approved core factors for trauma management quality evaluation12
Acute abdomen in the immunocompromised patient: WSES, SIS-E, WSIS, AAST, and GAIS guidelines12