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11.07.2019 | original article

CT and operative images for evaluation of right colectomy with extended D3 mesenterectomy anterior and posterior to the mesenteric vessels

After the introduction of total mesorectal excision (TME) for treatment of rectal cancer, survival rates improved and local recurrence rates dropped [ 1 ]. The TME concept was transferred to complete mesocolic excision (CME) [ 2 ] keeping the …

05.07.2019 | case report

Post-esophagectomy diaphragmatic hernia—a case series

Esophageal carcinoma is the 13th most common cancer in adults and the sixth leading cause of cancer death in the world [ 1 , 2 ]. Squamous-cell carcinoma is the predominant form of esophageal carcinoma worldwide.

05.07.2019 | original article

Quantification of the effects of coffee on postoperative ileus after laparoscopic ventral rectopexy: a randomized controlled trial

Postoperative ileus (POI) occurs commonly (incidence rate of 10–30%) after abdominal surgery [ 1 ]. Coffee may stimulate bowel function in healthy volunteers [ 2 , 3 ]. Prospective studies have shown the positive effect of coffee on intestinal …

17.06.2019 | book review

Revisiting Barrett’s Esophagus

17.06.2019 | review Open Access

Swallowing MRI for GERD—diagnosis and treatment monitoring

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common diseases in the modern world, with a prevalence of up to 20% [ 1 ]. The main cause is the dysfunction of the antireflux barrier, which is located at the gastroesophageal junction and …

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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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