British Journal of Surgery

The BJS (British Journal of Surgery) is a monthly peer reviewed publication targeting general surgeons and the associated sub specialities. At 3.722 it has the highest impact factor of any surgical journal published in the UK. It has been published since 1913 and is currently published by John Wiley & Sons.

Publisher
Wiley
Impact factor
4.444 (2010)

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Medical research

Dramatic increase in bowel cancer in young adults in England

There has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of bowel cancer in adults under the age of 50, according to new research from the University of Bristol, UWE Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust ...

Surgery

C-sections by trained health officers are a safe alternative

Sierra Leone has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios in the world—for every 100,000 live births, 1360 women will die. In Norway, that number is just 5 women per 100,000 live births; in the US, it's 14, according ...

Surgery

Fecal occult blood test may improve CRC outcomes in some

(HealthDay)—Fecal occult blood test (FOBT) screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) is associated with several improved outcomes in men but not women, according to a study recently published in the British Journal of Surgery.

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