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Acute Abdomen in the Emergency Department: the Emergency Surgeon Contribute

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2022

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  • Guest Editor

    Dr. Luca PonchiettiE-MailWebsite

    (FEBS General Surgery, FEBS Coloproctology) Consultant General Surgeon Lead of the Post-Graduate Training in General Surgery at San Jorge University Hospital, Huesca, Spain

    Interests: Emergency surgery, Colorectal surgery, Education

Special Issue Information

Acute abdomen is one of the most common causes of ED access. It is a clinical situation caused by a myriad of conditions, and which is still plagued by a high morbidity and mortality. In modern healthcare systems these patients are initially looked upon by Emergency Doctors (ED), who will call the Emergency Surgeons (ES) to review them when a diagnosis is already been achieved or at least suspected. Surgical perspective of patients with acute abdomen has changed over the last decades with a better understanding of sepsis, septic shock, conservative management, etc. As Emergency Surgeons we find it extremely useful to share with our Emergency Doctors friends these new concepts and how they may change the diagnostic approach to these patients. We plan to give an overview of acute abdomen and its most common underlying causes and how to best manage them, in the spirit of cooperation and multidisciplinary approach. 

We hope this special issue will be of interest to everyone involved in the treatment of patients with acute abdomen.

Keywords

Acute abdomen, Resucitation, Sepsis, Goal-oriented management, CT scan, POCUS

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Manuscripts should be submitted online by submit system. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Original articles, case reports or comprehensive reviews are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Signa Viate is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published by MRE Press. As of January 2021, Signa Vitae will change to a bimonthly journal. Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript.The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1200. We normally offer a discount greater than 30% to all contributors invited by the Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor (GE) and Editorial board member. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.

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Plan Papers (4 papers)

Assessment of late post-operative complication in the Emergency Department

Dr Pablo Colsa Guitierrez

Imaging the acute abdomen from the surgeon perspective

Dr Marta Roldon Golet

Point of car ultrasound in the acute abdomen

Dr Luca Ponchietti

Acute diverticulitis in the Emergency Department. The surgeon perspective

Dr. Carlos Yañez

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