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The American Journal of Surgery

Print ISSN
0002-9610
Electronic ISSN
1879-1883
Impact factor
2.68
Publisher
Sciencedirect
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00029610
Usage rank
500
Article count
20581
Free count
11
Free percentage
0.000534474
PDFs via platforms
Ebscoatoz, Gale, Ebsconet, Ebsco, Ingenta, Mdconsult from 2001, Sciencedirect from 1917, and Rcgp

  1. Patient Variables Impacting Hospital Costs 2008 – 2010

    The American Journal of Surgery (2016)

    Background Studying the variables associated with the increased costs of healthcare provides valuable insight.
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    The American Journal of Surgery 209(4):A3 (2015)

  3. Hospital-centered violence intervention programs: a cost-effectiveness analysis

    The American Journal of Surgery 209(4):597 (2015) PMID 25728889

    Background Hospital-centered violence intervention programs (HVIPs) reduce violent injury recidivism. However, dedicated cost analyses of such programs have not yet been published. We hypothesized that the HVIP at our urban trauma center is a cost-effective means for reducing...
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    The American Journal of Surgery 209(4):A1 (2015)

  5. Phosphatidylcholine and the intestinal mucus layer: in vitro efficacy against Clostridium difficile-associated polymorphonuclear neutrophil activation

    The American Journal of Surgery 209(3):493 (2015) PMID 25595713

    Background Phosphatidylcholine (PC), an important component of intestinal mucus, protects against Clostridium difficile toxin-induced intestinal barrier injury in vitro. Polymorphonuclear neutrophil (PMN) activation may contribute to intestinal injury and systemic toxicity in...
  6. Tumor size predicts long-term survival in colon cancer: an analysis of the National Cancer Data Base

    The American Journal of Surgery 209(3):570 (2015) PMID 25601557

    Background American Joint Committee on Cancer uses tumor size for “T” staging of many solid tumors for its effect on prognosis. However, tumor size has not been incorporated in tumor (T), nodal status (N), metastasis (M) staging for colon cancer. Hence, the National Cancer Da...
  7. Establishing a complex surgical oncology program with low morbidity and mortality at a community hospital

    The American Journal of Surgery 209(3):536 (2015) PMID 25576164

    Background We report our experience with a large volume of complex oncologic resections and describe the framework necessary to develop a program with low morbidity and mortality in a community hospital.
  8. The diagnostic and surgical challenges of massive localized lymphedema

    The American Journal of Surgery 209(3):584 (2015) PMID 25613785

    Background Massive localized lymphedema (MLL) is a rare entity first described in 1998 in patients with morbid obesity; the incidence is rising with the increased prevalence of morbid obesity. This report defines the clinical presentation and surgical challenges in 6 patients...
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    The American Journal of Surgery 209(3):A3 (2015)

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    The American Journal of Surgery 209(3):A1 (2015)