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World Journal of Emergency Surgery

World Journal of Emergency Surgery

Editor-in-Chief: F. Catena; W.L. Biffl
Deputy Editor: Luca Ansaloni
Managing Editor: Andrew Peitzman

ISSN: 1749-7922 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13017

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  • Official publication of the World Society of Emergency Surgery
  • Publishes valuable surgical guideline articles and unique case reports
  • Fast and thorough peer-review- average time to first decision 33.2 days

As the only dedicated emergency surgery journal and one of the top journals in the field of emergency medicine, World Journal of Emergency Surgery is an indispensable resource for emergency surgeons and physicians, providing a forum for the rapid exchange of ideas and findings. We publish state-of-the-art research, unique case reports and innovative surgical techniques, as well as key surgical guidelines from the World Society of Emergency Surgery.

Related subjects » Anesthesiology - Surgery

Impact Factor: 3.198 (2017) * 

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    2017 Impact Factor
  • 3.198
  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    World Journal of Emergency Surgery is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that encompasses all aspects of clinical and basic research related to traumatic and non-traumatic emergency surgery and its allied subjects. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: emergency surgery, acute care surgery, trauma surgery, intensive care, trauma management and resuscitation.
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