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Recommended Reading Archives

A carefully selected group of full-text reprints from current, classic, and seminal articles is included in every issue of SRGS.

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Current Issue: Vol. 46, No. 2, Spleen

The SRGS Recommended Reading List is a summary of the most pertinent articles cited in each issue; the editor has carefully selected a group of current, classic, and seminal articles for further study in certain formats of SRGS. The citations below are linked to their abstracts on PubMed, and free full texts are available where indicated.

SRGS has obtained permission from journal publishers to reprint these articles. Copying and distributing these reprints is a violation of our licensing agreement with these publishers and is strictly prohibited.

Stassen NA, Bhullar I, Cheng JD, et al. Selective nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012;73(5 Suppl 4):S294-S300. doi:10.1097/TA.0b013e3182702afc

Article Summary: The guidelines presented here are based on available evidence and expert consensus. They provide useful guidance for management of blunt injury to the spleen.

Gates RL, Price M, Cameron DB, et al. Non-operative management of solid organ injuries in children: An American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Evidence Based Practice Committee systematic review. J Pediatr Surg. 2019;54(8):1519-1526. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.01.012

Article Summary: These guidelines provide useful perspectives on pathways to safe and effective management of solid organ injury in children.


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