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12.12.2018 | Original Article

Video-assisted ablation of pilonidal sinus (VAAPS) versus sinusectomy for treatment of chronic pilonidal sinus disease: a comparative study

Since its first description in 1883, different treatments for pilonidal sinus disease have been proposed, but we are still far from the identification of an ideal approach. The objective of this study is to determine if video-assisted ablation of …

12.12.2018 | Original Article

Isolated thoracic perfusion in lung metastases from breast cancer: a retrospective observational study

The median overall survival of metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients is still approximately 2 years. This is even lower in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) patients with concomitant lung metastases. These patients are often not suitable for …

03.12.2018 | Original Article

Applications of indocyanine green-enhanced fluorescence in laparoscopic colorectal resections

Recently, Indocyanine Green (ICG)-enhanced fluorescence has been introduced in laparoscopic colorectal surgery to provide detailed anatomical informations. The aim of our study is the application of ICG imaging during laparoscopic colorectal …

01.12.2018 | Original Article

Carbon dioxide absorption during retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy: comparison between monolateral and synchronous bilateral approaches

Synchronous posterior retroperitoneoscopic bilateral adrenalectomy (PR-BilA) is a novel technique proposed for the definitive cure of hypercortisolism when a surgical approach is indicated. The aim of the present prospective cohort study was to …

23.11.2018 | Original Article

SICE national survey: current state on the adoption of laparoscopic approach to the treatment of colorectal disease in Italy

The real diffusion of laparoscopy for the treatment of colorectal diseases in Italy is largely unknown. The main purpose of the present study is to investigate among surgeons dedicated to minimally invasive surgery, the volume of laparoscopic …

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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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