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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

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11.07.2018 | original article Open Access

Applicability of a shortened interpretation model for intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism in an endemic goiter region

In patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT), surgical removal of hyperfunctioning parathyroid tissue is the treatment of choice. Thus, altered calcium homeostasis can be normalized and, as recently published, also oxidative stress reduced …

02.07.2018 | original article

Retroperitoneal vs. transperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy: a meta-analysis of the literature

With the technological advances in radiological modalities, the incidence of incidentalomas and hence adrenal incidentalomas (AIs) has increased. Bovio S et al. and Song JH et al. reported a 4.4% and a 5% prevalence of AIs after High Resolution …

18.06.2018 | original article

Development of Perianal Sepsis Index (PASI) for assessing quality of life in chronic perianal sepsis

A perianal abscess represents an infection in the perianal region. The severity and complexity of an abscess are variable. Resolution of the abscess cavity is associated with the formation of a fistulous tract in about 50% of cases and denotes the …

14.06.2018 | original article

The impact of hereditary thrombophilia on the incidence of postoperative venous thromboembolism in colorectal cancer patients: a prospective cohort study

Hereditary thrombophilia and VTE in colorectal cancer surgery

Colorectal cancer surgery is associated with an increased risk of postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE). We can identify many risk factors that determine the overall risk of postoperative VTE. These risk factors are classified as patient …

14.06.2018 | original article

Efficacy of laparoscopic hepatectomy in patients with liver cirrhosis

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) usually develops in patients with chronic liver disease. In patients with other liver tumors including metastatic tumors, liver damage due to chemotherapy as well as viral infection, alcohol intake, and nonalcoholic …

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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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