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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

15.01.2019 | short communication

Rumination syndrome after esophagectomy

Two female patients, aged 51 and 59 years, were referred to our tertiary-care esophageal center for refractory food regurgitation after esophagectomy and gastric conduit replacement performed in 2007 and 2012, respectively. Indications for …

04.01.2019 | editorial

Far-out surgery of the future

14.12.2018 | case report Open Access

Incidental resection of a scrotal aggressive angiomyxoma mimicking a spermatocele: a case report

Aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm, occurring in the pelvis and perineum mostly in females [ 1 , 2 ]. It was first described by Steeper and Rosai as a distinctive type of gynecological soft tissue neoplasm [ 3 ]. Generally …

14.12.2018 | case report

An aggressive surgical approach to rare central biliary invasion of colon cancer

The proportion of synchronously detected liver metastases from colorectal cancer (CRC) has been increasing recently, and only a minority of these patients are amenable to curative surgical resection [ 1 , 2 ]. Simultaneous liver and colorectal …

10.12.2018 | original article

Does giving pasireotide to patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy always pay for itself?

The rate of postoperative complications following pancreaticoduodenectomy can be as high as 50% [ 1 ]. Postoperative pancreatic fistula is the most common postoperative complication and also the leading cause of postoperative mortality following …

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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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