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Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery

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02.08.2020 | Review Article

Up-to-down open and laparoscopic liver hanging maneuver: an overview

The liver hanging maneuver (LHM) was initially described by Belghiti et al. [ 1 ] to facilitate liver resection and is considered one of the main technical innovations in liver surgery in the past two decades, illustrating many advantages [ 2 ].

01.08.2020 | Review Article

Incision and drainage of cutaneous abscess with or without cavity packing: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and trial sequential analysis of randomised controlled trials

Patients with skin and soft tissue infections present commonly to both primary and secondary care [ 1 , 2 ]. They commonly lead to the formation of a cutaneous abscess. Although cutaneous abscesses can develop on all parts of the body, they are …

31.07.2020 | How-I-Do-It articles Open Access

Innovations in pancreatic anastomosis technique during pancreatoduodenectomies

Surgical morbidity rate after pancreatic resections is still high (up to 50%) even in specialized centers. Beside delayed gastric emptying, biliary fistula, postoperative hemorrhage, surgical site infection, and other morbidities, pancreatic …

31.07.2020 | How-I-Do-It articles

Clinical usefulness of saphenous vein graft in major arterial reconstruction during extended pancreatectomy

Recent advances in multidisciplinary treatment have led to more efficient and aggressive approaches to locally advanced pancreatobiliary cancer [ 1 , 2 ]. Extended radical surgery with microscopically cancer-free margins can offer better survival …

27.07.2020 | COVID-19 | Original Article Zur Zeit gratis

Acute abdomen in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection or co-infection

Most of the elective interventions were descheduled as of March 12, 2020. Due to the magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic in the North-Eastern Grand Est region of France, only emergency surgery was maintained in our department from March 24 to April …

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Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery publishes the best results in the field of clinical surgery and basic surgical research. The focus is on the highest level of clinical research and clinically relevant basic research. Published exclusively in English, the journal offers an international discussion forum for controlled results of clinical surgery. Most contributions are original articles that report clinical data from visceral, vascular and thoracic surgery, as well as traumatology and transplantation surgery. Endocrine surgery and proctology are also covered.

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