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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

29.10.2020 | original article

Quality of colon resection results in Upper Austria based on a prospective database

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), in 91 of 172 countries worldwide the most common (or second commonest) cause of death in people under the age of 70 years is underlying cancer. Colorectal carcinoma is the third most common cancer …

29.10.2020 | main topic Open Access

Robotic resection for esophageal cancer

In the surgical treatment of esophageal cancer, complete tumor resection is the most important factor and determines long-term survival [ 1 , 2 ]. Unfortunately, less than 50% of patients initially present with local disease [ 3 ], which is …

22.10.2020 | case report

Refractory hypoglycemia associated with giant solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura (Doege–Potter syndrome)

Solitary fibrous tumors (SFT) represent less than 5% of tumors of the pleura and include a histological spectrum of rare, non-metastasizing mesenchymal neoplasms mostly arising from the submesothelial layers of the visceral pleura and presenting …

20.10.2020 | original article

Outpatient before inpatient—the good, the bad and the ugly

On 1 January 2019, the amended Health Care Benefits Ordinance (KLV) providing for the principle outpatient before inpatient entered into force in Switzerland [ 1 ]. Thereby, the Federal Department of Home Affairs, to which the Office of Public …

16.10.2020 | original article Open Access

Hybrid approach to ventral wall hernia repair: a single-institution cohort study

Ventral hernias, whether primary or incisional or recurrent, are common, and often require surgical repair. Incisional hernias occur in approximately 2–20% of abdominal incisions, with postoperative wound infection being a significant risk factor …

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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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