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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. Facilitating the implementation of the American College of Surgeons/Association of Program Directors in Surgery phase III skills curriculum: training faculty in the assessment of team skills

    The American Journal of Surgery 210(5):933 (2015) PMID 26361041

    Background Effective teamwork is critical to safety in the operating room; however, implementation of phase III of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS) Curriculum that focuses on team-based skills remains worryingly low...
  2. What supports students’ education in the operating room? A focus group study including students’ and surgeons’ views

    The American Journal of Surgery 210(5):951 (2015) PMID 26072189

    Background and Methods We conducted a focus group analysis with students and surgeons on factors which influence medical school students’ education in the operating room (OR). The interviews were analyzed using grounded theory.
  3. Delayed repair of obstructing ventral hernias is associated with higher mortality and morbidity

    The American Journal of Surgery 210(5):833 (2015) PMID 26051745

    Background Patients presenting with ventral hernia-related obstruction are commonly managed with emergent ventral hernia repair (VHR). Selected patients with resolution of obstruction may be managed in a delayed manner. This study sought to assess the effect of delay on VHR o...
  4. The effect of mechanical bowel preparation on anastomotic leaks in elective left-sided colorectal resections

    The American Journal of Surgery 210(5):793 (2015) PMID 26143605

    Background Routine preoperative mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) for left-sided colorectal resections remains controversial. This study aims to evaluate the association between MBP and 30-day anastomotic leaks.
  5. What stress coping strategies are surgeons relying upon during surgery?

    The American Journal of Surgery 210(5):846 (2015) PMID 26105802

    Background The objective of this study was to determine sources of intraoperative stress, impact on surgical outcomes, coping strategies, and surgeon interest in stress management training.
  6. Does the derived neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio predict clinical outcome in soft tissue sarcoma patients?

    The American Journal of Surgery 210(5):962 (2015) PMID 26051747

  7. Impact of fluid resuscitation on major adverse events following pancreaticoduodenectomy

    The American Journal of Surgery 210(5):896 (2015) PMID 26255229

    Background Pancreaticoduodenectomy remains a major undertaking with substantial perioperative morbidity and mortality. Previous studies in the colorectal population have noted a correlation between excessive postoperative fluid resuscitation and anastomotic complications. Thi...
  8. Incidence, risk factors, and management options for portal vein thrombosis after hepatectomy: a 14-year, single-center experience

    The American Journal of Surgery 210(5):878 (2015) PMID 26307424

    Background Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) after hepatectomy is rare; however, it increases mortality and morbidity. Few studies have been conducted that focused on PVT following major hepatectomy.
  9. Invited Commentary on “The effect of mechanical bowel preparation on anastomotic leaks in elective left-sided colorectal resections”

    The American Journal of Surgery 210(5):799 (2015) PMID 26198335

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    The American Journal of Surgery 210(5):A3 (2015)