• Fausto Catena, Parma University Hospital
  • Frederick Moore, University of Florida

Founding Editors

  • Fausto Catena, Parma University Hospital
  • Ernest Moore, University of Colorado

World Journal of Emergency Surgery is the official publication of the World Society of Emergency Surgery


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Aims & scope

World Journal of Emergency Surgery is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that encompasses all aspects of clinical and basic research related to traumatic and non-traumatic emergency surgery and its allied subjects.


Frederick Moore

Professor Frederick A. Moore

Chief of Acute Care Surgery,

Department of Surgery, University of Florida, USA

Fausto Catena

Dr Fausto Catena

Chief Emergency Surgery Dept.

Parma University Hospital


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Segments in Retro-Peritoneal Space useful for CT prediction of Complicated Appendicitis

Kitaoka et al. World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2014, 9:62 doi:10.1186/1749-7922-9-62. Segments In RPS

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ISSN: 1749-7922