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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

18.01.2021 | editorial

Surgery is the vessel of your soul

08.01.2021 | main topic Open Access

Challenging situations in cholecystectomy and strategies to overcome them

Mostly, cholecystectomy is an uncomplicated routine laparoscopic surgery for cholelithiasis. The term “difficult gallbladder” indicates that the procedure may be challenging and hazardous. However, there is no clear definition of what is meant by …

15.12.2020 | original article

Liver resections for colorectal liver metastases in elderly patients

The increase in the elderly population has been remarkable in recent years. The average age is increasing significantly in industrialised countries. Life expectancy at birth in the European Union (EU) was estimated to be 80.9 in 2017, reaching …

11.12.2020 | original article

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on a visceral surgical department in western Austria

In Vorarlberg, the western-most county of Austria with 400,000 inhabitants, there are four main and two specialized hospitals. The focus hospital is the Landeskrankenhaus (LKH) Feldkirch (a teaching hospital of the medical university of …

10.12.2020 | letter to the editor

COVID-19 and the second wave during autumn: preventive strategies in cardiac and thoracic surgery divisions

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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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