South African Journal of Surgery

The SAJS - the official journal of the Association of Surgeons of South Africa (ASSA) is an internationally indexed, quarterly, general surgical journal. It carries research articles and letters, editorials, clinical practice and other surgical articles and personal opinion, South African health-related news, obituaries and general correspondence.



SAJS migration


All new submissions must go through All existing usernames and password have been migrated to the new system. If you experience any problems logging into the new system, please call Gertrude Fani (072 635 9825)

Select South African Medical Journal, Then click on About

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Vol 52, No 4 (2014)

Cover Page
  • Predicting the need for relaparotomy in severe intra-abdominal sepsis secondary to complicated appendicitis
  • Exposure to key surgical procedures during specialist general surgical training in South Africa
  • An audit of trauma-related mortality in a provincial capital in South Africa
  • Propeller flaps for lower-limb trauma
  • Regional anaesthesia for cleft lip surgery in a developing world setting