General surgery specialty

Known as: General Surgery, Surgery, General, surgery general 
A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Data are lacking on the proportion of physicians who face malpractice claims in a year, the size of those claims, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE We sought to examine the effect of body mass index (BMI) on 30-day morbidity and mortality in a large cohort of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Despite growing interest in quality improvement, uncertainty remains about which procedures offer the most room for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
This paper describes the use of operational research techniques to analyze the wait list for the Division of General Surgery at… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Robotic surgical devices have developed beyond the investigational stage and currently are routinely used in minimally invasive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
INTRODUCTION Goal-directed therapy (GDT) has been shown to improve outcome when commenced before surgery. This requires pre… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs) have become routine thromboprophylaxis in general surgery. However, their actual… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE This study compares the quality of valve replacement and repair performed through minimally invasive incisions as… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A photographic version of the Mallampati test was developed and applied to 242 pregnant patients at 12 weeks' gestation and again… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE This study defined negative outcomes of solid organ transplantation, proposed a new classification of complications by… (More)
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