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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

24.03.2020 | Original Article

Comparison of Hartmann’s procedure vs. resection with primary anastomosis in perforated sigmoid diverticulitis: a retrospective single-center study

The surgical management of perforated sigmoid diverticulitis (PSD) with generalized peritonitis is a challenging and evolving issue [ 1 ]. Currently, resection surgery is the treatment of choice, as recommended by most guidelines [ 2 , 3 ].

09.03.2020 | original article

How effective is the control of laryngopharyngeal reflux symptoms by fundoplication? Symptom score analysis

Results of fundoplication performance for laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPR) symptoms Selection of LPR patients by proximal 24‑h pH readings Demonstration that quality of life improvement of LPR in patients with typical symptoms is …

04.03.2020 | original article

Risk-reducing total gastrectomy in asymptomatic CDH1 carriers

Experience of a tertiary hospital

Gastric cancer (GC) is the fifth most common malignancy worldwide and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths. More than 70% of cases occur in developing countries [ 1 ]. Incidence rates are particularly elevated (up to 39 cases per …

27.02.2020 | review

Strategies for management of acute cholecystitis in octogenarians

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a gold standard procedure for management of acute cholecystitis. In the octogenarian population, it is well documented that cholecystectomy is less likely to be offered to them than their younger counterparts. This …

17.02.2020 | original article

Misdiagnosis of cystic pancreatic tumors during a 30-year study period

Cysts of pancreas are increasingly found in medical practice with the suggested prevalence of 2.5 to 5%, or as high as 25% in autopsy series [ 1 ]. They are in most cases fluid collections that complicate acute or chronic pancreatitis and have no …

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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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