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Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery

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23.11.2019 | Original Article

Histotype influences emergency presentation and prognosis in colon cancer surgery

The prognosis of colon cancer (CC) is influenced by the disease stage. Survival rates are reported between 97.4 and 8.1%, for early and metastatic disease [ 1 ]. Although survival rates seem to have grown during the last 40 years, in western …

19.11.2019 | Original Article

Diaphragmatic herniation following total gastrectomy: review of the long-term experience of a tertiary institution

Gastrectomy with lymphadenectomy is the standard treatment for gastric cancer, which is now reportedly the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide [ 1 ]. The global incidence of cancers involving the gastric cardia and the …

18.11.2019 | Original Article Open Access

Evaluating risk factors for re-exploration due to postoperative neck hematoma after thyroid surgery: a nested case-control study

Postoperative bleeding after thyroid surgery is a well-known complication. Despite better knowledge and the ongoing development in surgical techniques, it remains a life-threatening complication. The incidence has been reported as between 0.5 and …

16.11.2019 | Original Article

The role of ALPPS in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Cholangiocellular carcinoma (CCA) is the second most common primary liver cancer and is presumed to originate from the biliary tract epithelium. Typically, CCAs are diagnosed at advanced disease stages; their pathogenesis is poorly understood and …

14.11.2019 | How-I-Do-It article

Pancreatic resection for cancer—the Heidelberg technique

Standardized concepts of extended and radical surgical resection can reduce the occurrence of local recurrences and improve overall survival in patients suffering gastrointestinal malignancies. This holds particularly true for tumors hallmarked by …

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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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