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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

17.05.2019 | main topic Open Access

Imaging response evaluation after novel neoadjuvant treatments of pancreatic cancer

Several trials have investigated the effect of novel neoadjuvant regimens on the resectability of both borderline resectable (BR) and locally advanced (LA) pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). However, specific histopathologic changes of PDAC …

17.05.2019 | original article Open Access

Surgery for Hilar cholangiocarcinoma: the Newcastle upon Tyne Liver Unit experience

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCCA) is a malignant tumour arising from the confluence of the common hepatic duct into left and right branches. Pathologically, HCCA is known to spread longitudinally along the bile ducts, with concomitant perineural …

15.05.2019 | main topic Open Access

Management of ductal pancreatic cancer

The oncologists view: systemic treatment options in 2018

Ductal pancreatic cancer currently represents the seventh most common cause of cancer mortality worldwide, accounting for about 4% of cancer-related deaths in males and females [ 1 ]. It is more common in the elderly population and rarely diagnosed …

14.05.2019 | original article

Enhanced recovery after colorectal surgery: the clinical and economic benefit in elderly patients

Kehlet et al. introduced the enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol for perioperative care in 1997 as a way to accelerate recovery after surgery [ 1 ]. This protocol has been shown in various randomised controlled clinical trials …

09.05.2019 | original article Open Access

Exploring the limits of hepatic surgery for alveolar echinococcosis—10-years’ experience in an endemic area of Austria

The manifestation of an echinococcus multilocularis (EM) infection, known as alveolar echinococcosis (AE), represents a highly pathogenic and potentially deadly disease of visceral organs. The natural course consists of an asymptomatic incubation …

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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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