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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

19.04.2018 | editorial

Surgery and the Eye of Horus: the myth of mankind (Part I)

Human beings, men and women (other animals, cells, virus, bacteria, plants, computers, too?), need to know and want to understand why things, facts, and perceptions develop, happen, and exist. Knowledge equals justification. Every perception …

18.04.2018 | original article

Impact of anatomical versus non-anatomical resection for stage II and III colon cancer

Innovations in current combination chemotherapy have had a strong impact on patient prognosis and have led to a drastic change in the treatment strategy of colorectal cancer [ 1 , 2 ].  As a result, the indications for adjuvant chemotherapy extend …

18.04.2018 | book review

New understanding of GERD and Barrett’s esophagus: histopathology-based disease management

13.04.2018 | main topic Open Access

Integrating interventional oncology in the treatment of liver tumors

Percutaneous liver tumor ablation has developed as a minimally invasive local treatment with curative potential, and is integrated in international treatment protocols. The method has gained importance due to the fact that the technique delivers …

13.04.2018 | main topic Open Access

Perioperative management of liver surgery—review on pathophysiology of liver disease and liver failure

An increasing number of patients present for liver surgery. Given the complex pathophysiological changes in chronic liver disease (CLD), it is pivotal to understand the fundamentals of chronic and acute liver failure. This review will give an …

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The journal European Surgery focuses on general surgery, endocrine surgery, thoracic surgery, heart and vascular surgery. Special features include new surgical and endoscopic techniques such as minimally invasive surgery, robot surgery, and advances in surgery-related biotechnology and surgical oncology.

The journal especially addresses benign and malignant esophageal diseases, i.e. achalasia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, and esophageal adenocarcinoma. In keeping with modern healthcare requirements, the journal’s scope includes inter- and multidisciplinary disease management (diagnosis, therapy and surveillance).

The journal is a powerful instrument for bringing up-to-date scientific information to specialized surgery units at general hospitals. European Surgery presents original articles, reviews, case reports, and short communications on developments in surgical practice and research.

European Surgery is the official journal of the Austrian Society of Surgery and its affiliated societies, the Association of Surgeons of the Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Croatian Surgical Society, the Czech Surgical Society (Member of the Czech Medical Society), the Hungarian Surgical Society, the Slovak Surgical Society, the Slovenian Association of Surgeons, and the European Federation for Colorectal Cancer.

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