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Laparoscopic lavage versus resection in perforated diverticulitis with purulent peritonitis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Objective Purulent peritonitis from acute left colon diverticulitis is a relatively common presentation of diverticular disease; historically the treatment was the Hartmann procedure. Laparoscopic peritoneal lavage has been proposed as a lesser invasive treatment option with great interest and debate among surgeons and with contrasting results. The aim of this meta-analysis was to ...

The role of open abdomen in non-trauma patient: WSES Consensus Paper

Ernest E. Moore 20 Rao Ivatury 29 Walter Biffl 27 Andrew Peitzman 25 Raul Coimbra 24 Sandro Rizoli 31 Yoram Kluger 30 Fikri M. Abu-Zidan 22 Massimo Sartelli 8 Marc De Moya 9 George Velmahos 9 Gustavo

Splenic trauma: WSES classification and guidelines for adult and pediatric patients

Dieter Weber Marco Ceresoli 0 Andrew B. Peitzman Liban Wehlie Massimo Sartelli Salomone Di Saverio Luca Ansaloni 0 0 General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital , P.zza OMS 1, 24128

Mass casualty incidents - time to engage

Mass casualty incident continues to overwhelm medical systems worldwide. Preparedness for an MCI is a crucial requisite for the injured better outcome. The World Society of Emergency Surgery initiated a survey in regard to its senior member's personal and institutional preparedness for MCI. The results here in presented indicate that WSES should engage in a formatted and structured ...

WSES classification and guidelines for liver trauma

Ivatury Walter Biffl Andrew Peitzman Raul Coimbra Sandro Rizoli Yoram Kluger Fikri M. Abu-Zidan Marco Ceresoli 0 Giulia Montori 0 Massimo Sartelli Dieter Weber Gustavo Fraga Noel Naidoo Frederick A. Moore

Acute appendicitis: proposal of a new comprehensive grading system based on clinical, imaging and laparoscopic findings

Sartelli 2 Salomone Di Saverio 1 Luca Ansaloni 6 Fausto Catena 5 Federico Coccolini 6 Kenji Inaba 4 Demetrios Demetriades 3 4 Felipe Couto Gomes 8 Camila Couto Gomes 7 0 Surgery Department, Therezinha de

A focus on intra-abdominal infections

Complicated intra-abdominal infections are an important cause of morbidity and are frequently associated with poor prognosis, particularly in higher risk patients. Well defined evidence-based recommendations for intra-abdominal infections treatment are partially lacking because of the limited number of randomized-controlled trials. Factors consistently associated with poor outcomes ...

Benefits of WSES guidelines application for the management of intra-abdominal infections

Massimo Sartelli 1 Salomone Di Saverio 5 Rodolfo Catena 4 Antonio Tarasconi 3 Luca Ansaloni 2 0 Department of Emergency and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Parma , Via Gramsci 11, 43100 Parma , Italy

Liver trauma: WSES position paper

The liver is the most injured organ in abdominal trauma. Road traffic crashes and antisocial, violent behavior account for the majority of liver injuries. The present position paper represents the position of the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) about the management of liver injuries.

WSES position paper on vascular emergency surgery

Cimbanassi 0 Belinda De Simone 6 Korana Musicki 3 Guilherme Vieira Meirelles 1 Fausto Catena 6 Luca Ansaloni 5 Federico Coccolini 5 Massimo Sartelli 4 Salomone Di Saverio 7 Cino Bendinelli 2 Gustavo Pereira

IROA: the International Register of Open Abdomen.: An international effort to better understand the open abdomen: call for participants

Actually the most common indications for Open Abdomen (OA) are trauma, abdominal sepsis, severe acute pancreatitis and more in general all those situations in which an intra-abdominal hypertension condition is present, in order to prevent the development of an abdominal compartment syndrome. The mortality and morbidity rate in patients undergone to OA procedures is still high. At ...

WSES Jerusalem guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis

Catena Dieter G. Weber Massimo Sartelli Michael Sugrue Mark De Moya Carlos Augusto Gomes Aneel Bhangu Ferdinando Agresta Ernest E. Moore Kjetil Soreide Ewen Griffiths Steve De Castro Jeffry Kashuk Yoram ... , Fausto Catena, Massimo Sartelli Organization Committee members: Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Micheal D. Kelly, Dieter Weber, Federico Coccolini, Massimo Sartelli, Luca Ansaloni, Ernest E Moore

The HAC trial (harmonic for acute cholecystitis): a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial comparing the use of harmonic scalpel to monopolar diathermy for laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cases of acute cholecystitis

Background The HARMONIC SCALPEL (H) is an advanced ultrasonic cutting and coagulating surgical device with important clinical advantages, such as: reduced ligature demand; greater precision due to minimal lateral thermal tissue damage; minimal smoke production; absence of electric corrents running through the patient. However, there are no prospective RCTs demonstrating the ...

Caustic ingestion management: world society of emergency surgery preliminary survey of expert opinion

Sartelli Amit Katz 0 Luca Ansaloni Carlos Augusto Gomez Walter Biffl Fausto Catena Gustavo P. Fraga Salomone Di Saverio Augustin Goran Wagih Ghnnam Jeffry Kashuk Ari Leppäniemi Sanjay Marwah Ernest E. Moore

WSES Guidelines for the management of acute left sided colonic diverticulitis in the emergency setting

Acute left sided colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in acute setting. A World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) Consensus Conference on acute diverticulitis was held during the 3rd World Congress of the WSES in Jerusalem, Israel, on July 7th, 2015. During this consensus conference the guidelines for the management of acute ...