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European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery

Official Publication of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery

European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery OnlineFirst articles

22.06.2021 | Original Article

Does surgical treatment for unstable fragility fracture of the pelvis promote early mobilization and improve survival rate and postoperative clinical function?

In recent years, although the number of pelvic fractures due to high-energy traffic accidents and falls from heights has decreased, that of fragility fractures of the pelvis (FFP) based on aging has increased [ 1 ], and the frequency is thought to …

19.06.2021 | Original Article

Impact of a geriatric consultation service on outcomes in older trauma patients: a before–after study

According to the 2016 National Trauma Data Bank, more than 30% of injuries occur in patients aged 65 years of age or older, accounting for more than 20% of the total fatalities [ 1 ]. With multiple comorbidities, polypharmacy, and frailty, this …

17.06.2021 | Original Article

Importance of firm isthmic fixation in high-energy induced subtrochanteric fracture of the femur: retrospective observational study in a level I trauma center

Surgical treatment in patients with high-energy induced subtrochanteric fracture is technically challenging. Deforming forces on the proximal fragment of this fracture are so strong that fracture reduction can be very strenuous. Therefore, a high …

17.06.2021 | Original Article

Influence of unstable ankle fracture (type Weber C), osteosynthesis and syndesmotic transfixation on position of fibula in tibiofibular notch: a cadaveric study

Fractures of the ankle joint are among the most common injuries to the human skeletal system, accounting for 9% of all injuries [ 1 ]. The incidence of ankle fractures in western countries is around 180 per 100,000 inhabitants [ 2 ]. This injury's …

17.06.2021 | Letter to the Editor

The decrease of non-complicated acute appendicitis and the negative appendectomy rate during pandemic

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This international English-language journal offers an interdisciplinary forum for the scientific exchange between research and hospital. Coverage includes surveys and original papers on diagnostics and therapy. In addition to classic orthopedic traumatology all related fields are considered: critical care medicine, neurotraumatology, new materials, tissue engineering, and more.

The European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery is the official publication of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES).
Incorporating the International Journal of Disaster Medicine.

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