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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

09.04.2021 | original article

Seeking outpatient management of right-sided diverticulitis

Colonic diverticulitis is defined as an inflammation of one or more sacculations in the colonic wall. Left-sided colonic diverticulitis (LD) is a common and worldwide condition, whilst right-sided colonic diverticulitis (RD) is relatively rare …

08.04.2021 | original article

Surgical and financial impact of delayed cholecystectomy in mild and moderate acute cholecystitis

Gallstone-related disease accounts for one third of general surgical emergency admissions and referrals in the UK, with patients presenting with acute biliary colic (56%), acute cholecystitis (36%), and gallstone pancreatitis (4%) [ 1 ]. The …

08.04.2021 | original article

The impact of COVID-19 on surgical training at a tertiary hospital in Greece: a ‘hidden infectious enemy’ for junior surgeons?

In late December 2019, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), emerged in Wuhan, China, and soon after its appearance became a pandemic with over 111 million cases reported …

01.04.2021 | case report

Hypothyroidism as a cause of ileus after laparoscopic appendectomy

Gastrointestinal symptoms from hypothyroidism include nausea, vomiting, constipation, anorexia, and abdominal pain [ 1 ]. These nonspecific symptoms can be present concurrently with or in the absence of more classical signs of hypothyroidism …

19.03.2021 | original article

Laparoscopic intersphincteric resection with hand-sewn coloanal anastomosis in the treatment of low rectal cancer: 10-year experience

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers all over the world and, in term of new cases, is the most common cancer of the gastrointestinal tract [ 1 ]. Surgery is still the most important treatment for colorectal cancer. For low rectal …

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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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