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Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery

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03.08.2021 | How-I-Do-It articles

Laparoscopy-assisted transduodenal papillectomy: how we do it (with video)

Currently, pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) is considered the standard treatment for ampulla of Vater neoplasms. Although the improved mortality rate has been reported over the last few decades, significantly reduced endocrine and exocrine functions are …

02.08.2021 | Original Article

Predictive factors for distant recurrence of colorectal cancer in patients after curative resection for stage I–III colorectal cancer in Australia

The development of distant recurrence following curative resection for colorectal cancer is a devastating outcome for both patients and clinicians. Distant recurrence typically occurs within 1–3 years of resection, with average reported rates of …

02.08.2021 | State-of-the-Art Clinical Surgery

State-of-the-art surgery for recurrent and locally advanced rectal cancers

Extended and beyond total mesorectal excisions (TME) for advanced and recurrent rectal cancers are increasingly performed with acceptable oncological and functional outcomes. These are undoubtedly due to better understanding of tumor biology and …

31.07.2021 | How-I-Do-It articles Open Access

How-I-do-it: laparoscopic left medial sectionectomy utilizing a cranial approach to the middle hepatic vein and Laennec’s capsule

Laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) offers advantages over open surgery such as smaller wounds, reduced postoperative pain, reduced blood loss, and its unique laparoscopic and magnified views [ 1 , 2 ]. However, laparoscopic anatomic liver resection …

31.07.2021 | Original Article

East meets West: the initial results of laparoscopic gastric cancer resections with Eastern principles in a single Western centre — a propensity score-matched study

Laparoscopic gastric cancer surgery has been confirmed to be safe, feasible, and in the line with oncological principles for gastric cancer surgery by the majority of recent randomised controlled trials (RCT) [ 1 – 13 ]. However, more than 80% of …

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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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