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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

23.02.2018 | original article

Esophagectomy for stage IV achalasia

Case series and literature review

Laparoscopic myotomy with partial fundoplication is considered the initial treatment of choice for esophageal achalasia, regardless of the degree of esophageal dilation. Surgical myotomy has been shown to be effective in long-term follow-up to …

16.02.2018 | original article

Feasibility evaluation of an action camera for video documentation in open abdominal surgery

Video documentation allows detailed analyses of surgical procedures. It enhances technical improvement by facilitating establishment of standardized surgical approaches and procedure protocols with continued public access for surgeons.

16.02.2018 | original article

Gender-related differences in patients with colon cancer resection

Colorectal carcinoma (CRC) is one of the most common cancers worldwide and the second most frequent cause of cancer-associated death in Europe [ 1 , 2 ]. The risk for development of CRC is increased in men compared to women, and influenced by …

02.01.2018 | case report

Sequestration mucoceles presenting as rectal tumors following stapled hemorrhoidectomy

Mucoceles in the gastrointestinal tract commonly occur in the appendix as a consequence of its obstruction [ 1 ]. Rectal mucoceles are rare. However, sequestration mucoceles following stapled hemorrhoidectomy (SH) can occur and mimic rectal tumors …

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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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