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28.11.2022 | Original Article

Surgical outcomes of robotic-assisted cyst excisions and hepaticojejunostomies in patients with perforated choledochal cysts: a single-center retrospective study

Perforated choledochal cysts is usually treated by open approach through a one- or two-stage procedure. Laparoscopic procedures are gradually being used more commonly with advancements in minimally invasive technology, while the level of …

27.11.2022 | Original Article

The effect of thymectomy during central neck dissection in papillary thyroid carcinoma: a case-controlled study

Central lymph-node dissection (CND) as part of total thyroidectomy is recommended in the treatment of papillary thyroid cancer. CND with thymus resection for achieving more oncological clearance is suggested in guidelines, but the benefits of this …

24.11.2022 | COVID-19 | Original Article

The role of imaging in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis during the COVID-19 pandemic: a retrospective cohort study

Acute appendicitis is one of the most common general surgical emergencies worldwide; however, its diagnosis remains challenging, with a high proportion of negative appendicectomies. The purpose of this study was to investigate the benefit of …

24.11.2022 | Technical Note

Percutaneous trans-stomal jejunostomy: a new technique

The benefits related to enteral feeding (EF) in critically ill patients are widely demonstrated [ 1 ]. Guidelines recommend supplementing parenteral nutrition (PN) when the ideal caloric intake cannot be achieved only with EF [ 2 ]. In patients …

23.11.2022 | Original Article

Value of gallbladder length-to-width ratio for diagnosis of biliary atresia by correlation with age

The objective is to explore the correlation between ultrasonic gallbladder length–width ratio (LTWR) and age, and the value of differential diagnosis between biliary atresia (BA) and other hepatic cholestasis. From January 2016 to June 2022, the …

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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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