The SCARE Statement: Consensus-based surgical case report guidelines


Agha R. A. , Fowler A. J. , Saeta A., Barai I., Rajmohan S., Orgill D. P. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.34, pp.180-186, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.08.014
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.180-186

Abstract

Introduction: Case reports have been a long held tradition within the surgical literature. Reporting guidelines can improve transparency and reporting quality. However, recent consensus-based guidelines for case reports (CARE) are not surgically focused. Our objective was to develop surgical case report guidelines.