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Left Lobe First With Purely Laparoscopic Approach: A Novel Strategy to Maximize Donor Safety in Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Fujiki, Masato; Pita, Alejandro; Kusakabe, Jiro; More

Annals of Surgery. 278(4):479-488, October 2023.

Impact of Robotic Assistance on Complications in Bariatric Surgery at Expert Laparoscopic Surgery Centers: A Retrospective Comparative Study With Propensity Score

Caiazzo, Robert; Bauvin, Pierre; Marciniak, Camille; More

Annals of Surgery. 278(4):489-496, October 2023.

Blood Perfusion Assessment by Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging for Minimally Invasive Rectal Cancer Surgery (EssentiAL trial): A Randomized Clinical Trial

Watanabe, Jun; Takemasa, Ichiro; Kotake, Masanori; More

Annals of Surgery. 278(4):e688-e694, October 2023.

Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Role of Total Pancreatectomy as an Alternative to Pancreatoduodenectomy in Patients at High Risk for Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula: Is it a Justifiable Indication?

Stoop, Thomas F.; Bergquist, Erik; Theijse, Rutger T.; More

Annals of Surgery. 278(4):e702-e711, October 2023.

October 2023 - Volume 278 - Issue 4

  • Keith D. Lillemoe, MD
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  • 1528-1140
  • 12 issues per year
  • Surgery 6/212
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​Annals of Surgery Open: Perspectives on Surgical History, Education, and Clinical Approaches is now accepting submissions!


Learn more about the benefits of publishing in Annals of Surgery Open!


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Annals of Surgery has launched a new initiative to ensure highly impactful papers are fast-tracked to our readers. We select papers that we believe will be of importance to our readers based upon the clinical and social impact that they may have on our profession.

​The benefits to readers and authors:

  • 6 months of free access to selected articles
  • e-publication within 10-14 days upon acceptance
  • full publication in an issue within 3-4 months
  • featured across Annals' social media platforms

Your work is our focus.

​Keith D. Lillemoe, MD