BJS Open

(The TQCC of BJS Open is 5. 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.)
Prehabilitation in elective abdominal cancer surgery in older patients: systematic review and meta-analysis73
Recommendations from the ERAS® Society for standards for the development of enhanced recovery after surgery guidelines71
Systematic review of learning curves in robot-assisted surgery70
EHS and AHS guidelines for treatment of primary ventral hernias in rare locations or special circumstances44
Liver transplantation for unresectable colorectal liver metastases in patients and donors with extended criteria (SECA-II arm D study)39
Nationwide in-hospital mortality rate following rectal resection for rectal cancer according to annual hospital volume in Germany38
Prevalence of low anterior resection syndrome and impact on quality of life after rectal cancer surgery: population-based study36
Data verification of nationwide clinical quality registries36
Chemical signature of colorectal cancer: case–control study for profiling the breath print35
Incidence and management of patients with colorectal cancer and synchronous and metachronous colorectal metastases: a population-based study32
Identifying predictors of ventral hernia recurrence: systematic review and meta-analysis31
Association of intraoperative hypotension with postoperative morbidity and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis30
The quantitative impact of COVID-19 on surgical training in the United Kingdom29
Anastomotic leakage after elective colorectal surgery: a prospective multicentre observational study on use of the Dutch leakage score, serum procalcitonin and serum C-reactive protein for diagnosis28
Prevention of incisional hernia after midline laparotomy with prophylactic mesh reinforcement: a meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis27
Safety and feasibility of 2 h of normothermic machine perfusion of donor kidneys in the Eurotransplant Senior Program25
Cohort study of the effect of surgical repair of symptomatic diastasis recti abdominis on abdominal trunk function and quality of life25
Systematic review and narrative synthesis of surgeons' perception of postoperative outcomes and risk24
Virtual reality simulation in robot-assisted surgery: meta-analysis of skill transfer and predictability of skill23
Gender representation in editorial boards of international general surgery journals23
Impact of oral preoperative and perioperative immunonutrition on postoperative infection and mortality in patients undergoing cancer surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis with trial sequential 23
Meta-analysis of the impact of postoperative infective complications on oncological outcomes in colorectal cancer surgery23
Multicentre study of prepectoral breast reconstruction using acellular dermal matrix22
Topical moistening of mastectomy wounds with diluted tranexamic acid to reduce bleeding: randomized clinical trial21
Minimally invasive techniques for transthoracic oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer: systematic review and network meta-analysis21
Minimally invasive versus open pelvic exenterations for rectal cancer: a comparative analysis of perioperative and 3-year oncological outcomes20
Effectiveness of a quality improvement collaborative in reducing time to surgery for patients requiring emergency cholecystectomy20
Cytotoxicity and effect on wound re‐epithelialization after topical administration of tranexamic acid20
Endothelial dysfunction is an early indicator of sepsis and neutrophil degranulation of septic shock in surgical patients19
Anastomotic techniques for oesophagectomy for malignancy: systematic review and network meta-analysis19
Accuracy of faecal immunochemical testing in patients with symptomatic colorectal cancer18
Treatment patterns and survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma in the Swedish national registry SweLiv18
Routine versus selective intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy: systematic review, meta-analysis and health economic model analysis of iatrogenic bile duct injury18
Factors affecting mortality after traumatic brain injury in a resource-poor setting18
Prediction of success at UK Specialty Board Examinations using the mandatory postgraduate UK surgical examination17
Impact of technically qualified surgeons on laparoscopic colorectal resection outcomes: results of a propensity score-matching analysis17
Defining indocyanine green fluorescence to assess anastomotic perfusion during gastrointestinal surgery: systematic review17
Recommended operating room practice during the COVID-19 pandemic: systematic review17
Effect of intraoperative nerve monitoring on postoperative vocal cord palsy rates after thyroidectomy: European multicentre registry-based study17
Radiomics: a new tool to differentiate adrenocortical adenoma from carcinoma16
Impact of gastric resection and enteric anastomotic configuration on delayed gastric emptying after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a network meta-analysis of randomized trials16
Combined robotic approach and enhanced recovery after surgery pathway for optimization of costs in patients undergoing proctectomy15
Association of bacteria in pancreatic fistula fluid with complications after pancreatic surgery15
Outcomes of robot-assisted versus conventional laparoscopic low anterior resection in patients with rectal cancer: propensity-matched analysis of the National Clinical Database in Japan15
Impact of postoperative complications on survival after oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer15
A systematic review of outcome reporting in incisional hernia surgery14
The impact of progesterone receptor negativity on oncological outcomes in oestrogen-receptor-positive breast cancer14
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the management of colorectal cancer in Denmark14
Perioperative optimization in complex abdominal wall hernias: Delphi consensus statement14
Overall risk and risk factors for metachronous peritoneal metastasis after colorectal cancer surgery: a nationwide cohort study14
Reasons for staying in hospital after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy13
Optimal timing for surgical reconstruction of bile duct injury: meta-analysis13
Effect of preoperative oral antibiotics in combination with mechanical bowel preparation on inflammatory response and short‐term outcomes following left‐sided colonic and rectal resections13
Pressurized intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy: a review of the introduction of a new surgical technology using the IDEAL framework13
C-reactive protein : albumin ratio in patients with resectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma13
Discriminating complicated from uncomplicated appendicitis by ultrasound imaging, computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging: systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy13
Surgical treatment of anorectal melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis13
Time to definitive care within major trauma networks in England13
Immediate and delayed autologous abdominal microvascular flap breast reconstruction in patients receiving adjuvant, neoadjuvant or no radiotherapy: a meta-analysis of clinical and quality-of-life outc12
Regional pancreatoduodenectomy versus standard pancreatoduodenectomy with portal vein resection for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with portal vein invasion12
Economic assessment of starting robot-assisted laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in a single-centre retrospective comparative study: the EASTER study12
Influence of primary tumour and patient factors on survival in patients undergoing curative resection and treatment for liver metastases from colorectal cancer12
Patient-reported outcomes of immediate implant-based breast reconstruction with and without biological or synthetic mesh12
Faecal immunochemical testing and blood tests for prioritization of urgent colorectal cancer referrals in symptomatic patients: a 2-year evaluation12
Shortening surgical training through robotics: randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic versus robotic surgical learning curves12
Quality of life and patient satisfaction after implant-based breast reconstruction with or without acellular dermal matrix: randomized clinical trial12
Prediction of 90-day mortality after surgery for colorectal cancer using standardized nationwide quality-assurance data12
Systematic review of classification systems for locally recurrent rectal cancer12
Outcome selection, measurement and reporting for new surgical procedures and devices: a systematic review of IDEAL/IDEAL-D studies to inform development of a core outcome set11
Centralizing a national pancreatoduodenectomy service: striking the right balance11
Suture rectopexy versus ventral mesh rectopexy for complete full-thickness rectal prolapse and intussusception: systematic review and meta-analysis11
Role of diagnostic laparoscopy in patients with suspicion of colorectal peritoneal metastases to evaluate suitability for cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy11
Predictive immunohistochemical features for tumour response to chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer11
Eso-Sponge® for anastomotic leakage after oesophageal resection or perforation: outcomes from a national, prospective multicentre registry11
Impact of COVID-19 on the oncological outcomes of colorectal cancer surgery in northern Italy in 2019 and 2020: multicentre comparative cohort study11
Impact on postoperative complications of changes in skeletal muscle mass during neoadjuvant chemotherapy for gastro-oesophageal cancer11
Early operative management in patients with adhesive small bowel obstruction: population-based cost analysis11
Robotic complete mesocolic excision with central vascular ligation for right colonic tumours – a propensity score-matching study comparing with standard laparoscopy11
COVID-19-related absence among surgeons: development of an international surgical workforce prediction model11
Laparoscopic proximal gastrectomy with double-flap technique versus laparoscopic subtotal gastrectomy for proximal early gastric cancer10
Use of gene expression profiling to identify candidate genes for pretherapeutic patient classification in acute appendicitis10
Safety and efficacy of tranexamic acid in minimizing perioperative bleeding in extrahepatic abdominal surgery: meta-analysis10
Pathological complete response as a surrogate to improved survival in human epidermal growth factor receptor-2-positive breast cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis10
Digital technology to support lifestyle and health behaviour changes in surgical patients: systematic review10
Tumour growth rate of carcinoma of the colon and rectum: retrospective cohort study10
Clinical and surgical outcomes of patients with peritoneal mesothelioma discussed at a monthly national multidisciplinary team video-conference meeting10
Psychological distress and health-related quality of life up to 2 years after oesophageal cancer surgery: nationwide population-based study10
Self-reported and actual adherence to the Tokyo guidelines in the European snapshot audit of complicated calculous biliary disease10
Enhanced stress-resilience training for surgical trainees10
Autofluorescence pattern of parathyroid adenomas10
Prediction of surgical difficulty in minimally invasive surgery for rectal cancer by use of MRI pelvimetry10
Prognostic relevance of the revised R status definition in pancreatic cancer: meta-analysis10
Outcome after liver resection for primary and recurrent intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma9
Obese patients and robotic colorectal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis9
Mesh versus suture in elective repair of umbilical hernia: systematic review and meta-analysis9
Prognostic and predictive values of tumour budding in stage IV colorectal cancer9
Wearable devices to monitor recovery after abdominal surgery: scoping review9
Effect of structured use of preoperative portal vein embolization on outcomes after liver resection of perihilar cholangiocarcinoma9
Automated conversational agents for post-intervention follow-up: a systematic review9
Prevalence and risk factors for thyroid cancer in patients with multinodular goitre9
Evidence, not eminence, for surgical management during COVID-19: a multifaceted systematic review and a model for rapid clinical change9
Variations in competencies needed to complete surgical training9
Effect of a multilevel implementation programme on shared decision-making in breast cancer care9
Meta-analysis and field synopsis of genetic variants associated with the risk and severity of acute pancreatitis9
Repeat cytoreductive surgery with or without intraperitoneal chemotherapy for recurrent epithelial appendiceal neoplasms8
Intermittent pneumatic compression versus additional prophylaxis with enoxaparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism after laparoscopic surgery for gastric and colorectal malignancies: mul8
Total tumour volume as a prognostic factor in patients with resectable colorectal cancer liver metastases8
Systematic review of the incidence, presentation and management of gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm after pancreatic resection8
Variation in training requirements within general surgery: comparison of 23 countries8
Single-use negative-pressure wound therapy versus conventional dressings for closed surgical incisions: systematic literature review and meta-analysis8
Perforation rate after a diagnosis of uncomplicated appendicitis on CT8
Breath analysis for the detection of digestive tract malignancies: systematic review8
Systematic review of reporting benefits and harms of surgical interventions in randomized clinical trials8
Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis in laparoscopic right colectomy: updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials8
Barrett’s oesophagus and oesophageal cancer following oesophageal atresia repair: a systematic review8
Diagnostic accuracy of acute diverticulitis with unenhanced low-dose CT8
Dialkylcarbamoyl chloride-coated versus alginate dressings after pilonidal sinus excision: a randomized clinical trial (SORKYSA study)8
Interventions to prevent and treat sarcopenia in a surgical population: a systematic review and meta-analysis8
Change in emotional eating after bariatric surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis8
Effect of oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy on chemosensitivity in patients with peritoneal metastasis from colorectal cancer treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemother8
Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis on surgical training: global survey and a proposed framework for recovery8
Effect of modifying high-risk factors and prehabilitation on the outcomes of colorectal cancer surgery: controlled before and after study8
Stoma reversal after intended restorative rectal cancer resection in Denmark: nationwide population-based study8
Preoperative high-dose glucocorticoids for early recovery after liver resection: randomized double-blinded trial8
Conversion therapy for initially unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma using a combination of toripalimab, lenvatinib plus TACE: real-world study8
Discrimination in the surgical discipline: an international European evaluation (DISDAIN)8
Continent ileostomy: short- and long-term outcomes of a forgotten procedure8
Perirenal fat thickness as a predictor of postoperative complications after laparoscopic distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer8
Correlation between the level of the external wound and the internal injury in penetrating neck injury does not favour an initial zonal management approach8
Hemithyroidectomy versus total thyroidectomy for well differentiated T1–2 N0 thyroid cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis8
Impact of surgical infrastructure and personnel on volume and availability of essential surgical procedures in Liberia7
Delay to surgery in acute perforated and ischaemic gastrointestinal pathology: a systematic review7
Identifying the research priorities of healthcare professionals in UK vascular surgery: modified Delphi approach7
Epidemiology of paediatric injuries in Rwanda using a prospective trauma registry7
Randomized clinical trials comparing antibiotic therapy with appendicectomy for uncomplicated acute appendicitis: meta-analysis7
Percutaneous radiofrequency-assisted liver partition versus portal vein embolization before hepatectomy for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma7
Early urinary catheter removal after rectal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis7
Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and survival in oesophageal adenocarcinoma7
Video‐assisted thoracoscopic surgery for ectopic mediastinal parathyroid adenoma7
Hepatocellular uptake index obtained with gadoxetate disodium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment future liver remnant function after major hepatectomy for biliary malignancy7
Open versus laparoscopic incisional hernia repair: nationwide database study7
Treatment and survival of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: 15-year national cohort7
Value of individual surgeon performance metrics as quality assurance measures in oesophagogastric cancer surgery7
Major hepatectomy with combined vascular resection for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma7
Randomized clinical trial and meta-analysis of the impact of a fibrin sealant patch on pancreatic fistula after distal pancreatectomy: CPR trial7
Liver resection with thrombectomy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and tumour thrombus in the inferior vena cava or right atrium7
Avoidable 30‐day readmissions in patients undergoing vascular surgery7
Experiences of implant loss after immediate implant-based breast reconstruction: qualitative study7
Predictive value of Altmetric score on citation rates and bibliometric impact7
Influence of socioeconomic status on immediate breast reconstruction rate, patient information and involvement in surgical decision-making7
Nationwide cohort study of the impact of education, income and social isolation on survival after acute colorectal cancer surgery7
Combined APRI/ALBI score to predict mortality after hepatic resection7
Ex vivo normothermic perfusion of isolated segmental porcine bowel: a novel functional model of the small intestine7
Preoperative biomarkers related to inflammation may identify high-risk anastomoses in colorectal cancer surgery: explorative study7
Action-related eye measures to assess surgical expertise6
Postoperative complications and waiting time for surgical intervention after radiologically guided drainage of intra-abdominal abscess in patients with Crohn’s disease6
Impact of COVID-19 on surgical emergencies: nationwide analysis6
Association of transport time with adverse outcome in paediatric trauma6
Perioperative management and anaesthetic considerations in pelvic exenterations using Delphi methodology: results from the PelvEx Collaborative6
Topical antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical wound infections in clean and clean-contaminated surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis6
Prognostic implications of histological organ involvement in retroperitoneal sarcoma6
Safety of anastomoses in colorectal cancer surgery in octogenarians: a prospective cohort study with propensity score matching6
Workplace mistreatment and mental health in female surgeons in Pakistan6
Role of clinical and CT findings in the identification of adult small-bowel intussusception requiring surgical intervention6
Quality of life in restorative versus non-restorative resections for rectal cancer: systematic review6
Slow-transit constipation and criteria for colectomy: a cross-sectional study of 1568 patients6
Developing implementation strategies to adopt Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) guidelines6
The false dichotomy of surgical futility in the emergency laparotomy setting: scoping review6
A systematic review of colorectal multidisciplinary team meetings: an international comparison6
Preoperative imaging for colorectal liver metastases: a nationwide population-based study6
Peritoneal bridging versus fascial closure in laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay ventral hernia mesh repair: a randomized clinical trial6
Outcomes of multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma treatment with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy6
Long-term outcomes after perioperative treatment with omega-3 fatty acid supplements in colorectal cancer6
Complications and survival after hybrid and fully minimally invasive oesophagectomy5
Impact of post-hepatectomy liver failure on morbidity and short- and long-term survival after major hepatectomy5
The use of ChatGPT and other large language models in surgical science5
Adjuvant statin therapy for oesophageal adenocarcinoma: the STAT-ROC feasibility study5
Effects of high-intensity exercise training on physical fitness, quality of life and treatment outcomes after oesophagectomy for cancer of the gastro-oesophageal junction: PRESET pilot study5
Colostomy and quality of life after spinal cord injury: systematic review5
Time trends in incidence and survival of small intestinal cancer in Sweden5
Increasing incidence of colorectal cancer among the younger population in Sweden5
Ultrasound-guided abdominal wall infiltration versus freehand technique in anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome (ACNES): randomized clinical trial5
Outcomes of obstructed abdominal wall hernia: results from the UK national small bowel obstruction audit5
Transanal total mesorectal excision for locally advanced middle–low rectal cancers5
Treatment and long-term outcome of breast cancer in very young women: nationwide population-based study5
Mechanical and oral antibiotic bowel preparation versus no bowel preparation in right and left colectomy: subgroup analysis of MOBILE trial5
Population preference for treatment of uncomplicated appendicitis5
Selective decontamination of the digestive tract in upper gastrointestinal surgery: systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials5
Postoperative non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and oncological outcomes of rectal cancer5
Haemorrhoidal haemodynamic changes in patients with haemorrhoids treated using Doppler-guided dearterialization5
Liquid biopsy for cancer diagnosis using vibrational spectroscopy: systematic review5
Acute kidney injury following hepatectomy and its impact on long-term survival for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma5
Trainee performance in radical gastrectomy and its effect on outcomes5
Laparoscopic versus open subtotal gastrectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma: cost-effectiveness analysis5
Hepatocellular carcinoma progression during bridging before liver transplantation5
Total colonic aganglionosis: multicentre study of surgical treatment and patient-reported outcomes up to adulthood5
Risk factors and impact of early anastomotic biliary complications after liver transplantation: UK registry analysis5
Causes of death after emergency general surgical admission: population cohort study of mortality5
Cognitive task analysis-based training in surgery: a meta-analysis5
Spatioregional assessment of the gut microbiota in experimental necrotizing pancreatitis5
Prediction and consequences of postoperative pancreatitis after pancreaticoduodenectomy5
Pattern of recurrence in patients with a pathologically complete response after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and surgery for oesophageal cancer5
Preoperative MRI for predicting pathological changes associated with surgical difficulty during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis5
Early abnormal fibrinolysis and mortality in patients with thermal injury: a prospective cohort study5
Recurrence and survival after standard versus oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer5
Incidence and recurrence rate of sigmoid diverticulitis in patients requiring admission to hospital in Iceland from 1985 to 2014: nationwide population-based register study5
Induction chemotherapy followed by chemoradiotherapy versus chemoradiotherapy alone as neoadjuvant treatment for locally recurrent rectal cancer: study protocol of a multicentre, open-label, pa5
Open versus robotic-assisted laparoscopic posterior component separation in complex abdominal wall repair5
Is radiomic MRI a feasible alternative to OncotypeDX® recurrence score testing? A systematic review and meta-analysis5