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13.04.2019 | Original Article

Appendectomy in Switzerland: how is it done?

More than 10,000 appendectomies are performed every year in Switzerland. The aim of this study was to investigate the treatment strategy for appendicitis among Swiss surgeons with particular interest in laparoscopic technique, method of …

05.04.2019 | Review Article

Surgical approach and geriatric evaluation for elderly patients with colorectal cancer

This review aims to define the most appropriate surgical approach and geriatric evaluation for elderly patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). Surgery represents the main treatment for CRC, but elderly cancer patients still represent a challenge …

03.04.2019 | Review Article

Prophylactic drainage after laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

In the literature, there is a large evidence against the use of drains in laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in elective surgery. However, evidence is lacking in the setting of acute cholecystitis (AC). The present meta-analysis was performed to …

03.04.2019 | Original Article

Intraoperative verification of parathyroid glands in primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism using near-infrared autofluorescence (IOPA)

Intraoperative verification of parathyroid glands relies on visual identification by the surgeon and, with some time delay, on serum parathormon measurements and frozen section. Fluorescence imaging, however, is an instant on-table method for …

02.04.2019 | Review Article

Laparoscopic management of uncommon benign uterine tumors: a systematic review

The objective of the study was to review the reported cases of uncommon benign uterine tumors managed by laparoscopy. Medline database was searched using predefined search terms linked to atypical leiomyomas, leiomyoma variants, laparoscopy and …

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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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