Journal Notice: Call for Papers for the Special Issue: General Surgery


This special issue for General Surgery Journal promises to be educative & informative. It is

going to feature articles from a wide range of surgical specialities aimed at disseminating

latest advances in the relevant surgical discipline.

The Lead Guest Editor

Ishaq Ojodu

Posted: 2019-06-25 More...

Journal Notice: Call for Papers for the Special Issue: General Surgery


General Surgery(GS) is a peer reviewed, Gold open access journal that is focused on publishing the latest developments in surgery and surgical techniques. The journal aims to disseminate valuable information on the various adaptations of commonly performed surgeries around the world. GS publishes Original research articles, Reviews, Case reports and Perspectives. 

The Lead Guest Editor

Ashraf Abdel-Azeem Mohamed

Posted: 2019-04-22 More...

Call for Papers

PiscoMed Publishing Pte Ltd and the Editor-in-chief of General Surgery invite all authors to submit their manuscripts to our newly launched journa for peer review.  
Posted: 2018-09-12

Research News: Death and a Young Patient: General Surgery News Report


"Our success or failure in these scenarios is not measured by our ability to save every individual under our care, but rather how to fail well," according to Samuel P. Carmichael II, MD, who reflects on the death of a young patient.

Should residents be concerned about radiation exposure? Several surgeons say the risk is minimal.

Researchers have devised a short survey that can help identify people who should be screened for gastric cancer.

What would you do in your last 11 minutes left? Linda Wong, MD, recalls her thought process during a bogus ballistic missile threat.

Posted: 2018-09-12

Research News: Ambulatory Surgery Centers Seeing Older, Sicker Patients

Boston—The demographic characteristics of patients presenting for ambulatory surgery are changing—they are older and sicker, a databa se review has confirmed. The analysis concluded that the proportion of ambulatory surgery patients having challenging medical conditions that influence their health status increased significantly between 2006 and 2010.  
Posted: 2018-09-12

Value of Post-op Cultures Uncertain for Detecting Sepsis

Tampa, Fla.—Blood cultures are often automatically performed for postoperative patients to detect bacteremia, but new research has found a very low yield of positive results in patients with a single predictor, such as fever. The study authors suggest clinicians look for several indicators of sepsis in postoperative patients to make more judicious use of an expensive resource.  
Posted: 2017-04-12
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