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30.11.2021 | Technical Note

Robotic liver partition and portal vein embolization for staged hepatectomy for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma

Perihilar cholangiocarcinoma (pCCA) is one of the most complex challenges for hepatobiliary surgeons. Poor results and high incidence of morbidity after Associating Liver Partition and Portal vein ligation for Staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) for pCCA …

27.11.2021 | Original Article

Results of surgical treatment in chronic anal fissure complicated by abscess or fistula in a retrospective cohort of patients

We report the results of the surgical treatment of anal fissures complicated by abscess or fistula and formulate hypotheses about their nature. Among patients operated between 2012 and 2020 for anal fissure resistant to medical therapy, those …

24.11.2021 | COVID-19 | Original Article Zur Zeit gratis

Quantitative assessment of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on pancreatic surgery: an Italian multicenter analysis of 1423 cases from 10 tertiary referral centers

Few evidences are present on the consequences of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on pancreatic surgery. Aim of this study is to evaluate how COVID-19 influenced the diagnostic and therapeutic pathways of surgical pancreatic diseases.

23.11.2021 | Original Article

Emergency surgery for obstructive splenic flexure colon cancer: results of a multicentric study of the French Surgical Association (AFC)

Management of malignant left-sided colonic obstruction remains challenging and requires a stoma in 40–65% of patients. In those with obstructive splenic flexure colon cancer (OSFCC), a debate still exists regarding the most appropriate surgery.

23.11.2021 | Original Article

Peripancreatic arterial pseudoaneurysm in the background of chronic pancreatitis: clinical profile, management, and outcome

Chronic pancreatitis (CP) is a long-standing, progressive disease characterized by persistent, chronic inflammation of the pancreas leading to permanent duct deformity and deterioration of endocrine and exocrine function [ 1 ]. Patients with CP may …

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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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