This section publishes articles covering all aspects of visceral surgery and general surgeries not covered by other sections. Submissions can cover training, practice and basic research. Randomized controlled trials are particularly encouraged.
Propensity score‐matched comparison of stenting as a bridge to surgery and emergency surgery for acute malignant left‐sided colonic obstruction
Bridge to elective surgery (BTS) using self-expanding metal stents (SEMSs) is a common alternative to emergency surgery (ES) for acute malignant left-sided colonic obstruction (AMLCO). However, studies regardi...
Citation: BMC Surgery 2021 21:148