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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

07.09.2021 | original article

Trends in the presentation of patients with esophageal diverticula in the era of endoscopy

Diverticula are uncommonly found within the esophagus. Studies have shown their prevalence on contrast esophagrams to vary between 0.015 and 2%, while their prevalence on upper endoscopies remains unclear [ 1 ]. They mainly consist of epiphrenic …

11.08.2021 | original article Open Access

Esophageal resection in Austria—preparing a national registry

Surgery is still the mainstay for curative treatment of esophageal cancers [ 1 ]. Notably, for locally advanced stages, multimodal therapy has gained significant importance [ 2 , 3 ]. Although perioperative therapy does not impair morbidity after …

26.07.2021 | letter to the editor

Author self-citation policies, the influence on journals’ impact factors, and self-citation rate in general surgery

Incongruous author self-referencing is an increasing scientific form of malpractice [ 1 ], and it is estimated that each self-citation generates almost four additional citations over 10 years [ 2 ]. Whilst efforts should be made to avoid …

20.07.2021 | case report

Ventral hernia repair under neuraxial anesthesia

During the COVID-19 pandemic, general and emergency surgery has faced tremendous challenges due to the burden of critical respiratory patients in intensive care units (ICUs). This situation has forced the adoption of alternative strategies such as …

29.06.2021 | review Open Access

Wound myiasis in Western Europe: prevalence and risk factors in a changing climate scenario

Climate change is widely regarded as one of greatest challenges facing ecological systems and biosecurity in the coming century. The planet is warming from the north to the south pole, and the global average temperature has increased by …

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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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