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BJS Academy SoMe review for September 2023

Authors: Ana Parra @anaparram2, Patricia Tejedor @tejedorpat, Julio Mayol @juliomayol

BJS has consistently been at the forefront of surgical research and innovation. Over the course of September 2023, we have seen a myriad of engaging discussions, insightful research highlights, and remarkable surgical advances shared across our social media platforms. These posts not only provide a glimpse into the ever-evolving world of surgery but also reflect the commitment of the BJS community to advancing the field.

@BJSurgery @BJSOpen and @BJSAcademy posts on X have resonated with a global audience. To appreciate the impact and outreach of our posts, we have curated a list of the top twenty tweets from September that garnered the most attention and impressions as of September 8 2023*. Dive in to explore the content that made a significant impact and stirred conversations.

The top 5 posts by impressions

Let’s start with the Number 1 post for Sept 2023 with 49.9K impressions

On September 12, @BJSurgery shared the #openaccess report by Christopher Begeny et al. titled “Sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape by colleagues in the surgical workforce, and how women and men are living different realities: observational study using NHS population-derived weights”:

Number 2 with 15.9K impressions

@BJSurgery with the author video on #AI posted on September 26:

Number 3 with 14.5K impressions

@BJSOpen with a poll about then relationship between hernia repair and colorectal anastomosis leaks on September 3:

Number 4 with 14.3K impressions

@BJSurgery post of the leading article in response to the article on sexual misconduct in the UK surgical environment September 12:

Number 5 with 11.6K impressions

@BJSOpen that posted a paper on the clinical impact of routine response assessment after preoperative chemotherapy in patients with gastric cancer on September 25:

The top 20 continues…

Number 6 with 11K impressions for @BJSOpen on September 11:

Number 7 with 10.8K impressions for @BJSOpen on September 24:

Number 8 with 9,007 impressions for @BJSurgery on September 12:

Number 9 with 8,713 impressions for @BJSOpen on September 14:

Number 10 with 8,471 impressions for @BJSOpen on September 8:

Number 11 with 8,456 impressions by @BJSOpen on September 23:

Number 12 with 8,026 impressions for @BJSOpen on September 10:

Number 13 with 7,747 impressions for @BJSOpen on September 4:

Number 14 with 7,571 impressions for @BJSOpen on September 19:

Number 15 with 7,109 impressions for @BJSurgery on September 21:

Number 16 with 7,098 impressions for @BJSOpen on September 17:

Number 17 with 7,090 impressions for @BJSOpen on September 1:

Number 18 with 6,997 impressions for @BJSOpen on September 21:

Number 19 with 6,740 impressions for @BJSAcademy on September 14:

Number 20 with 6,697 impressions for @BJSurgery on September 25:

**In cases where two posts shared an identical number of impressions, we prioritized the more recent post as having a higher impression count.


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