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15.02.2020 | Original Article

Role of preoperative gut microbiota on colorectal anastomotic leakage: preliminary results

Gut microbiota cooperates with the host as a “metabolic organ” regulating digestive, metabolic and immune functions and promoting homeostasis (eubiosis). It is reported that the breaking of gut microbiota equilibrium (dysbiosis) may be associated …

15.02.2020 | Original Article

Comparison of round smooth and shaped micro-textured implants in terms of quality of life and aesthetic outcomes in women undergoing breast reconstruction: a single-centre prospective study

Breast cancer (BC) is the most frequent cancer among women, impacting 2.1 million women each year and having caused 627,000 deaths in 2018. In Italy, BC represents the first cancer diagnosis with 53,000 new cases in 2019 and the first cause of …

11.02.2020 | Review Article

Modern surgery for ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of poorly understood aetiology. While medical treatment is first-line management, approximately 10% of patients with UC will require a colectomy either as an emergency or elective …

08.02.2020 | Original Article

Should radical surgery for rectal cancer be offered to elderly population? A propensity-matching analysis on short- and long-term outcomes

Elderly patients with rectal tumor are often undertreated if compared to younger ones. The reasons for this attitude are not fully clear.The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility of radical treatments for rectal cancer in subjects …

05.02.2020 | Original Article

Implementation of a strategic preoperative surgical meeting to improve the level of care at a high-volume pancreatic center: a before–after analysis of 1000 consecutive cases

The indication, planning, and risk analysis of a pancreatic surgical procedure have recently become increasingly complex. In December 2015, the “Pancreas Round” (PR) meeting was established at our institution to preoperatively review all scheduled …

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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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