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European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

04.01.2019 | editorial

Far-out surgery of the future

Doz. Dr. Martin Riegler

14.12.2018 | case report Open Access

Incidental resection of a scrotal aggressive angiomyxoma mimicking a spermatocele: a case report

Aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm, occurring in the pelvis and perineum mostly in females [ 1 , 2 ]. It was first described by Steeper and Rosai as a distinctive type of gynecological soft tissue neoplasm [ 3 ]. Generally …

Dr. Mona Kafka, MB, ChB, MSc, MMed PD Dr. Peter Rehder, Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hans Maier, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Horninger

14.12.2018 | case report

An aggressive surgical approach to rare central biliary invasion of colon cancer

The proportion of synchronously detected liver metastases from colorectal cancer (CRC) has been increasing recently, and only a minority of these patients are amenable to curative surgical resection [ 1 , 2 ]. Simultaneous liver and colorectal …

Bibek Aryal, Kota Yoshikawa, MD, PhD Teruo Komokata, Hiroto Yasumura, Maki Inoue, Mamoru Kaieda, Yutaka Imoto

10.12.2018 | original article

Does giving pasireotide to patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy always pay for itself?

The rate of postoperative complications following pancreaticoduodenectomy can be as high as 50% [ 1 ]. Postoperative pancreatic fistula is the most common postoperative complication and also the leading cause of postoperative mortality following …

MD Fang Yuan, PhD Amiram Gafni, PhD Chu-Shu Gu, MD MSc Pablo E. Serrano

05.12.2018 | original article

Wound closing method with 2‑octyl cyanoacrylate after single-incision laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer

Surgical site infections (SSI) are the most common nosocomial infection in surgical patients, contributing to perioperative morbidity, prolonged length of postoperative hospital stay, and increased hospital costs. Colorectal surgery has been …

MD, PhD, FACS Yasumitsu Hirano, MD, PhD Chikashi Hiranuma, MD, PhD Kenji Douden, MD, PhD Masakazu Hattori

29.11.2018 | original article

Validation of the vulnerable crotch on a side-to-side anastomosis: Observation of the burst process

Improvement of automatic stapling devices and the growth of laparoscopic surgery have both influenced methods of anastomoses. Hand-sewn anastomoses and anastomoses with a circular stapler are still performed, albeit much less commonly [ 1 , 2 ].

MD, PhD Masahiro Kimura, MD, PhD Satoshi Taniwaki, MD, PhD Yasuyuki Shibata, MD, PhD Nobuo Ochi, MD, PhD Takaya Nagasaki, MD Shuhei Ueno, MD Yuki Eguchi, MD Hiroyuki Asai

23.10.2018 | original article

Transanal total mesorectal excision in selected patients with “difficult pelvis”: a case–control study of “difficult” rectal cancer patients

Transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME) is a relatively new surgical technique. Its field of application is the subject of debate, with some authors claiming its superiority for all patients with low rectal cancer while others restrict it to …

MD PhD S. S. Gordeyev, K. E. Dzhumabaev, Z. Z. Mamedli, N. A. Kozlov, Y. E. Surayeva, M. Y. Fedyanin, A. O. Rasulov

25.07.2018 | case report

Biliary intraepithelial neoplasia in liver parenchyma of the caudate lobe: honeycomb appearance

The concept of biliary intraepithelial neoplasia BilIN was established in 2005, and a consensus was reached on the terminology in 2007 [ 1 , 2 ]. In the 2010 revision of the WHO classification of tumors, BilIN and IPNB (intra-papillary neoplasm of …

M.D. Tokio Higaki, M.D. Shintaro Yamazaki, M.D. Masahiko Sugitani, M.D. Tadatoshi Takayama

14.06.2018 | original article

The impact of hereditary thrombophilia on the incidence of postoperative venous thromboembolism in colorectal cancer patients: a prospective cohort study

Hereditary thrombophilia and VTE in colorectal cancer surgery

Colorectal cancer surgery is associated with an increased risk of postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE). We can identify many risk factors that determine the overall risk of postoperative VTE. These risk factors are classified as patient …

Jan Ulrych, MD, PhD Assoc. Prof. Tomas Kvasnicka, Vladimir Fryba, Martin Komarc, Ivana Malikova, Radka Brzezkova, Jan Kvasnicka Jr, Zdenek Krska, Jan Briza, Jan Kvasnicka