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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

10.09.2020 | main topic Open Access

Management of gallbladder polyps

A gallbladder polyp (GP) is defined as an elevation of the gallbladder mucosa that protrudes into the gallbladder lumen. Gallbladder polyps (GPs) have an estimated prevalence in adults of 0.3–12.3%. However, only 5% of polyps are considered “true” …

10.09.2020 | main topic Open Access

The “critical view of safety (CVS)” cannot be applied—What to do? Strategies to avoid bile duct injuries

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the standard procedure worldwide since the early 1990s for those patients whose gallbladder has to be removed as part of their underlying disease (NIH Consensus Statement 1992). The most common complication …

24.08.2020 | review Open Access

Closed-incision negative-pressure wound management in surgery—literature review and recommendations

Wound complications following surgery may include dehiscence, prolonged secretion and infection. Surgical site infections (SSI) account for approximately 20% of all hospital-acquired infections and result in a prolonged length of stay, increased …

21.08.2020 | letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor

The median progression times according to The TNM classification of malignant (TNM) stage were 34 months from stage I to stage II, 19 months from stage II to stage III, and 1.8 months from stage III to stage IV [ 3 ]. The time taken for a tumor in …

07.08.2020 | main topic

The complicated gallbladder—is old-school treatment an alternative?

Surgical removal of the gallbladder has a history of nearly 140 years—a period allowing for technical progression with most advances in the past 30 years, when minimally invasive surgery became implemented in clinical routine. This article …

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The journal European Surgery focuses on general surgery, endocrine surgery, thoracic surgery, plastic surgery, heart and vascular surgery, and traumatology. Special features include sections on new surgical techniques such as minimally invasive surgery and robot surgery, and advances in surgery-related biotechnology, for example, equipment, interdisciplinary perioperative management and surgical oncology. The journal is a powerful instrument in bringing up-to-date scientific information to specialized surgery units of 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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