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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

08.06.2021 | review Open Access

Schwannoma of the abdominal wall: updated literature review

Among tumors of the abdominal wall, desmoid tumors and sarcomas are the most represented [ 1 , 2 ]. These are a heterogeneous group of malignant neoplasms with different biological behavior, metastatic potential, and rates of local recurrence after …

27.05.2021 | original article

Elective colectomy financial and opportunity cost analysis: diagnosis, case type, diversion, and complications

Colon resections are commonly performed procedures but are associated with high postoperative morbidity and mortality [ 1 – 4 ], and cases with one complication are more likely to have additional complications [ 5 ]. Although protocolized …

22.05.2021 | original article

The current status of surgical pilonidal sinus disease therapy in Germany

Pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) was first described by Mayo in 1833 [ 1 ]. Its national incidence in Norway was reported to be 26/100,000 in 1995 [ 2 ]. In Germany, the incidence has increased markedly, reaching 30/100,000 in 2000 and 48/100,000 …

19.05.2021 | letter to the editor

Breaking down barriers to surgical learning in times of COVID-19: an initiative of future surgeons

12.05.2021 | original article Open Access

T stage-dependent lymph node and distant metastasis and the accuracy of lymph node assessment in rectal cancer

For years, retrieval staging has been a paradigm in colorectal cancer surgery. However, recently published analyses have demonstrated that a maximum number of regional lymph nodes is required for accurate tumor but the proportion of node-positive …

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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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