Surgery & Anesthesiology

Keeping up to date with the latest in surgical innovation is key for all practitioners and students of surgery.

With Springer’s Surgery & Anesthesiology Collection, you can be sure you have access to the latest information across a variety of disciplines including anesthesiology, general, colorectal, thoracic, cardiovascular, maxillofacial, robotic, plastic, pediatric and abdominal surgery, proctology and more to ensure that you are at the forefront of your specialty.

The collection includes more than 930 books and 90 journals with articles published in association with leading surgeons and societies around the world.

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Below you will find the top ten journal articles from the Surgery & Anesthesiology collection by using Altmetric data. The Altmetric score for an article rises as more people mention it, and each category of mention: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Reddit, blogs, news outlets and Faculty of 1000 reviews, contributes a different base amount to the final Altmetric score.

1. Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery: Auditory stimulation of opera music induced prolongation of murine cardiac allograft survival and maintained generation of regulatory CD4+CD25+ cells

2. Acta Neurochirurgica: Traumatic brain injuries in illustrated literature: experience from a series of over 700 head injuries in the Asterix comic books

3. Obesity Surgery: Taste, Smell and Appetite Change After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

4. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders: Acute effects of using an electronic nicotine-delivery device (electronic cigarette) on myocardial function: comparison with the effects of regular cigarettes

5. Annals of Intensive Care: Obituary: pulmonary artery catheter 1970 to 2013

6. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Validation of an Acoustic Gastrointestinal Surveillance Biosensor for Postoperative Ileus

7. Dermatology and Therapy: Resveratrol Demonstrates Antimicrobial Effects Against Propionibacterium acnes In Vitro

8. Surgery Obesity Surgery: When Mood Worsens after Gastric Bypass Surgery: Characterization of Bariatric Patients with Increases in Depressive Symptoms Following

9. Journal of Anesthesia: Ketamine does not increase intracranial pressure compared with opioids: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

10. Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery: Rethinking bicycle helmets as a preventive tool: a 4-year review of bicycle injuries European