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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

05.08.2020 | case report

Chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease secondary to a distal esophageal duplication cyst associated with a hiatal hernia

Duplication cysts are rare congenital malformations that can be found anywhere from the esophagus to the large bowel [ 1 , 2 ]. They are usually divided into foregut, small bowel, and large bowel duplication cysts [ 3 , 4 ]. According to the tissue …

24.07.2020 | original article

Is fundoplication advisable in repair of para-oesophageal hernia? “Little operation” or “big operation”?

There is contention in surgical circles regarding the necessity of an anti-reflux procedure concurrent with repair of large hiatus hernia. It has been observed that not all patients have heartburn in their symptom profile at the time of their …

16.07.2020 | original article Open Access

General surgeons’ attitudes towards COVID-19

A national survey during the SARS-CoV-2 virus outbreak

We conducted an anonymous web-based national survey among Polish general surgeons from March 30 to April 6, 2020. The survey was conducted in collaboration with the Association of Polish Surgeons (APS) and the National Consultant in General …

09.07.2020 | letter to the editor

COVID-19: an opportunity to restructure surgical education

08.07.2020 | main topic

Robotic liver surgery—advantages and limitations

Minimally invasive surgery is now within the standard of care for many operations, including liver surgery. The Da Vinci robotic surgical system (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA) uses technologically sophisticated equipment to …

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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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