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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

20.05.2020 | case report

Minilaparoscopic left paraduodenal hernia repair—a case report

Paraduodenal hernia is a rare condition which constitutes a diagnostic challenge. Operative repair is mandatory with the laparoscopic approach becoming more popular in recent years [ 1 ].

29.04.2020 | original article

Burnout in Swiss and Australian surgeons in training—a cross-sectional study

The term burnout was first introduced in 1974 by the American psychotherapist H. J. Freudenberger and describes an individual’s stress experience in association with the work environment [ 1 ]. It is defined by the three dimensions emotional …

24.04.2020 | original article

Impact of the elderly donor on an abdominal organ transplantation program

Use of grafts from older donors has become widespread in recent years. This fact has come about as a measure to address the shortage of valid organs for transplantation and the unacceptable mortality rate on the waiting list [ 1 ]. Donors older …

16.04.2020 | original article

Phthalates and infertility: an issue in hernia meshes?

Inguinal hernia repair remains one of the most frequently performed operations in general surgery [ 1 – 4 ]. According to the European Hernia Guidelines (EHS), the gold standard of repair is the use of a mesh in order to reduce recurrence after …

15.04.2020 | original article

Robotic repair of lateral incisional hernias using intraperitoneal onlay, preperitoneal, and retromuscular mesh placement: a comparison of mid-term results and surgical technique

Lateral incisional hernias (LIH) are relatively rare compared to midline hernias [ 1 ]. A number of anatomical factors play a role in the technical difficulties faced with repair of LIH. Firstly, there is less aponeurotic tissue at the lateral …

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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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