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. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
2020 World Society of Emergency Surgery updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute calculus cholecystitis187
2020 update of the WSES guidelines for the management of acute colonic diverticulitis in the emergency setting169
Global impact of COVID-19 pandemic on road traffic collisions92
2020 WSES guidelines for the detection and management of bile duct injury during cholecystectomy86
Acute mesenteric ischemia: updated guidelines of the World Society of Emergency Surgery72
WSES/GAIS/SIS-E/WSIS/AAST global clinical pathways for patients with intra-abdominal infections60
Emergency general surgery in Italy during the COVID-19 outbreak: first survey from the real life60
Iron metabolism and lymphocyte characterisation during Covid-19 infection in ICU patients: an observational cohort study58
Global changes in mortality rates in polytrauma patients admitted to the ICU—a systematic review51
The incidence of geriatric trauma is increasing and comparison of different scoring tools for the prediction of in-hospital mortality in geriatric trauma patients51
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in trauma patients: a systematic review50
Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) in patients with major trauma and uncontrolled haemorrhagic shock: a systematic review with meta-analysis49
Serum ferritin levels in inflammation: a retrospective comparative analysis between COVID-19 and emergency surgical non-COVID-19 patients48
Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on emergency surgery services—a multi-national survey among WSES members47
Histopathological findings in a COVID-19 patient affected by ischemic gangrenous cholecystitis46
Acute cholecystitis during COVID-19 pandemic: a multisocietary position statement45
The management of surgical patients in the emergency setting during COVID-19 pandemic: the WSES position paper40
Robotic surgery in emergency setting: 2021 WSES position paper40
WSES guidelines on blunt and penetrating bowel injury: diagnosis, investigations, and treatment39
Impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on severe trauma trends and healthcare system reassessment in Lombardia, Italy: an analysis from the regional trauma registry36
WSES/GAIS/WSIS/SIS-E/AAST global clinical pathways for patients with skin and soft tissue infections36
Analysis of risk factors in thoracic trauma patients with a comparison of a modern trauma centre: a mono-centre study33
WSES-AAST guidelines: management of inflammatory bowel disease in the emergency setting31
Anorectal emergencies: WSES-AAST guidelines29
The effectiveness of trauma care systems at different stages of development in reducing mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis27
Multidisciplinary management of elderly patients with rectal cancer: recommendations from the SICG (Italian Society of Geriatric Surgery), SIFIPAC (Italian Society of Surgical Pathophysiology), SICE (26
The negative effects of COVID-19 and national lockdown on emergency surgery morbidity due to delayed access26
Comparison of qSOFA score, SOFA score, and SIRS criteria for the prediction of infection and mortality among surgical intermediate and intensive care patients26
Team dynamics in emergency surgery teams: results from a first international survey25
Evidence for use of damage control surgery and damage control interventions in civilian trauma patients: a systematic review25
Diagnosis and management of small bowel obstruction in virgin abdomen: a WSES position paper24
Accuracy of pre-hospital triage tools for major trauma: a systematic review with meta-analysis and net clinical benefit23
Effect of under triage on early mortality after major pediatric trauma: a registry-based propensity score matching analysis21
Emergency trauma care during the outbreak of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China21
Minimally invasive laparoscopic and robot-assisted emergency treatment of strangulated giant hiatal hernias: report of five cases and literature review21
WSES consensus guidelines on sigmoid volvulus management19
Impact of fibrinogen level on the prognosis of patients with traumatic brain injury: a single-center analysis of 2570 patients19
Follow-up strategies for patients with splenic trauma managed non-operatively: the 2022 World Society of Emergency Surgery consensus document18
Subtotal cholecystectomy for difficult acute cholecystitis: how to finalize safely by laparoscopy—a systematic review18
If laparoscopic technique can be used for treatment of acutely incarcerated/strangulated inguinal hernia?18
Acute abdomen in the immunocompromised patient: WSES, SIS-E, WSIS, AAST, and GAIS guidelines17
Surgeons’ perspectives on artificial intelligence to support clinical decision-making in trauma and emergency contexts: results from an international survey17
Trauma quality indicators: internationally approved core factors for trauma management quality evaluation17
Timing of early laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute calculous cholecystitis: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials16
A pandemic recap: lessons we have learned16
Trauma system developments reduce mortality in hospitalized trauma patients in Al-Ain City, United Arab Emirates, despite increased severity of injury15
WSES guidelines updates15
The WSES/SICG/ACOI/SICUT/AcEMC/SIFIPAC guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute left colonic diverticulitis in the elderly14
Timing of surgical intervention for compartment syndrome in different body region: systematic review of the literature14
Which appendicitis scoring system is most suitable for pregnant patients? A comparison of nine different systems14
Effect of sarcopenia in predicting postoperative mortality in emergency laparotomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis13
Two years later: Is the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic still having an impact on emergency surgery? An international cross-sectional survey among WSES members13
Machine learning-based prediction of emergency neurosurgery within 24 h after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury13
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on road traffic collision injury patterns and severity in Al-Ain City, United Arab Emirates13
Utility of modified Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis (MLRINEC) score in distinguishing necrotizing from non-necrotizing soft tissue infections12
Aspiration versus peritoneal lavage in appendicitis: a meta-analysis12
Minimally invasive surgery in emergency surgery: a WSES survey12