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18.08.2018 | Original Article

A tele-ultrasonographic platform to collect specialist second opinion in less specialized hospitals

In non-urban scenarios: rural areas or small cities, there is often a limited access to specialistic healthcare due to the inherent challenges associated with recruitment, retention, and access to healthcare professionals. Telemedicine is an …

17.08.2018 | Review Article

Review and update: robotic transanal surgery (RTAS)

As the field of surgery advances, new approaches have allowed surgeons additional flexibility to perform further interventions with minimal or no external incisions. For many years, single site access (SSA) has been used for transanal procedures …

17.08.2018 | Original Article

Sexual and urinary outcomes in robotic rectal surgery: review of the literature and technical considerations

Several studies have reported high rates of urogenital dysfunction after open and laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer. Robotic surgery has several features that could facilitate identification and preservation of autonomic nerves. This …

17.08.2018 | Editorial and Commentary

The future today: new options for surgical care

10.08.2018 | Review Article

Laparoscopic lavage and drainage for Hinchey III diverticulitis: review of technical aspects

The surgical treatment for patients with generalized peritonitis complicating sigmoid diverticulitis is currently debated; particularly in case of diffuse purulent contamination (Hinchey 3). Laparoscopic lavage and drainage (LLD) has been proposed …

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Updates in Surgery is an international journal which disseminates news of current clinical practices and developments across the broad topic of general surgery. Designed specifically for surgeons, the journal covers surgery-related topics including surgical procedures, operative approaches, patient selection and bio-technologies.

The journal presents original and review articles, case reports, technical notes, and letters to the editor.

Updates in Surgery is the official journal of the Italian Society of Surgery.

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