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European Surgery

Acta Chirurgica Austriaca

European Surgery OnlineFirst articles

18.06.2018 | original article

Development of Perianal Sepsis Index (PASI) for assessing quality of life in chronic perianal sepsis

A perianal abscess represents an infection in the perianal region. The severity and complexity of an abscess are variable. Resolution of the abscess cavity is associated with the formation of a fistulous tract in about 50% of cases and denotes the …

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 …

14.06.2018 | original article

Efficacy of laparoscopic hepatectomy in patients with liver cirrhosis

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) usually develops in patients with chronic liver disease. In patients with other liver tumors including metastatic tumors, liver damage due to chemotherapy as well as viral infection, alcohol intake, and nonalcoholic …

11.06.2018 | short communication Open Access

• Pancho trial (p53-adapted neoadjuvant chemotherapy for resectable esophageal cancer) completed—mutation rate of the marker higher than expected

Surgical resection is the standard therapy for operable esophageal cancer, but median overall survival is poor and only a limited number of patients in locally advanced stages are cured [ 1 , 2 ]. In the recent past, the addition of neoadjuvant …

01.06.2018 | original article

High vascular ligation in left-sided colon cancer surgery is safe and adequate

Numerous articles in the literature to date still debate the use of high versus low (more correctly, intermediate—distal to left colic artery [LCA]) ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) when performing surgery for left-sided colon or …

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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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