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European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery

European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery

Official Publication of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery Incorporating the International Journal of Disaster Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Ingo Marzi

ISSN: 1863-9933 (print version)

Journal no. 68

Editors
I. Marzi (Editor-in-Chief)
Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery
University Hospital
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
Frankfurt/Main, Germany
marzi@trauma.uni-frankfurt.de

A. Leppäniemi
Department of Surgery
Institute of Clinical Medicine
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland
ari.leppaniemi@hus.fi

P. M. Rommens
Zentrums für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie
Universitätsmedizin
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität
Mainz, Germany
pol.rommens@unimedizin-mainz.de

J. M. Rueger
Department of Trauma-, Hand- and Reconstructive Surgery
University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany
jmrueger@uke.uni-hamburg.de

Editorial Office
Prof. Dr. Ingo Marzi
Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery
University Hospital
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
D-60590 Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Phone: +49 69 6301 6123
Fax: +49 69 6301 6439
e-mail: ejt@trauma.uni-frankfurt.de
Editorial Assistant: Thomas Lustenberger

Associate Editors
S. Lennquist
Linköping University
Linköping, Sweden
(International Journal of Disaster Medicine)

Editor Emeritus
O. Trentz, Zurich, Switzerland

Section Editors
Biostatistics
R. Lefering
Fakultät für Gesundheit (Department für Humanmedizin)
Institut für Forschung in der Operativen Medizin
Universität Witten/Herdecke
Cologne, Germany

Disaster and Military Surgery
M. Bemelman
Department of Surgery
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands

F. Turegano
Gregorio Marañón Hospital
Madrid, Spain

Emergency Surgery
R. Andersson
Department of Surgery
Clinical Sciences Lund
Lund University,
Lund University Hospital
Lund, Sweden

R. Latifi
Department of Surgery
Trauma Surgery Section
Hamad General Hospital (HGH)
Doha, Qatar

P. Vassiliu
4th Surgical Clinic
"Attikon" University Hospital
University of Athens
Athens, Greece

Experimental Research
H. Redl
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology
Vienna, Austria

Extremity Trauma
M. Keel
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Bern University Hospital
Bern, Switzerland

P. Stahel
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center
University of Colorado
School of Medicine
Denver, Colorado, USA

Foot and Ankle Trauma
T. Mittlmeier
Abteilung für Unfall- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie
Universität Rostock
Rostock, Germany

H. Zwipp
Department of Trauma and Reconstruction Surgery
University Hospital "Carl Gustav Carus"
Technische Universität Dresden
Dresden, Germany

Hand Trauma
J. Windolf
Department of Trauma and Hand Surgery
Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf, Germany

Neurotrauma
E. Rickels
Neurotraumatologie
Allgemeines Krankenhaus Celle
Celle, Germany

W.I. Steudel
Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes
Medizinische Fakultät
Universität des Saarlandes
Homburg/Saar, Germany

Pediatric Trauma
T. Slongo
Department of Children’s Surgery
Department of Paediatrics
Bern University Hospital
Bern, Switzerland

D. Sommerfeldt
Pediatric Trauma Surgery
Altona Children's Hospital
Hamburg, Germany

Pelvic Trauma
P. Giannoudis
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Leeds General Infirmary
Leeds, UK

A. Hofmann, Mainz, Germany
Zentrums für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie
Universitätsmedizin
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität
Mainz, Germany

Polytrauma
Z. Balogh
Department of Trauma
John Hunter Hospital and
University of Newcastle
Newcastle, Australia

H.C. Pape
Department of Orthopaedic Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery
Aachen University Hospital
Aachen, Germany

Reconstructive Surgery
R.S. Breederveld
Burn Center
Red Cross Hospital
Beverwijk, Netherlands

P. Vogt
Department of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
Hannover Medical School
Hannover, Germany

Spine Trauma
V. Buehren
General surgery and trauma surgery
Murnau Trauma Center
Murnau, Germany

Sports Injuries
A. Imhoff
Sports Orthopaedics Department and Clinic
Rechts der Isar Hospital
Technical University of Munich
Munich, Germany

Surgical Critical Care
R. Coimbra
Trauma/Burn/Surgical Critical Care Division
University of California,
San Diego, CA, USA

D. Demetriades
Department of Surgery
Division of Acute Care Surgery
(Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care)
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA, USA

C. Waydhas
Clinic for Emergency Surgery
University Hospital Essen
Essen, Germany

Thoracic and Abdominal Trauma
L. Leenen
Department of Surgery
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, The Netherlands

A.B. Peitzman
Department of Surgery
Clinical Research Office for Surgery and Trauma
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

S. Uranüs
Division of General Surgery
Medical University of Graz
Graz, Austria

E. Voiglio
Emergency Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Surgery and Traumatology
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lyon
Lyon, France

Vascular Trauma
J. Asensio
Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery
Ryder Trauma Center
University of Miami
Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL, USA

Advisory Board

H.A. Adams
Interdisziplinäre Notfall- und Katastrophenmedizin
Hannover Medical School
Hannover, Germany

P. Augat
Biomechanical Research Laboratory
Murnau Trauma Center
Murnau, Germany

Y. Bar-Dayan
Department Health Systems Management
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Jerusalem, Israel

J. Barker
Department Experimental Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

S. Berger
Department of Pediatric Surgery
Inselspital
University Hospital Bern
Bern, Switzerland

J. Blum
Klinik für Unfall-, Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie
Klinikum Worms
Worms, Germany

B. Bouillon
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
University Witten/Herdecke
Cologne, Germany

D. Briem
Department of Trauma-, Hand- and Reconstructive Surgery
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany

V. de Ridder
Afd. Heelkunde
St. Franciscus Ziekenhuis
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

S. O. Dietz
Zentrum für muskuloskeletale Chirurgie
Universitätsmedizin Mainz
Mainz, Germany

B. Dorweiler
Department Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Universitätsmedizin Mainz
Mainz, Germany

R. Dutton
Anesthesia Quality Institute
Chicago, USA

J. Frank
Department Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Frankfurt
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

O. Gonschorek
Department Spine Surgery
Murnau Trauma Center
Murnau, Germany

T. C. Hardcastle
Department of Surgery
Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital
Durban, South Africa

D. Heim
Department of Surgery
Spital Frutigen
Frutigen, Switzerland

M. Hessmann
Klinikum Fulda
Fulda, Germany

F. Hildebrand
Department of Trauma
University Hospital Aachen
Aachen, Germany

G.O. Hofmann
Klinik für Unfall- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie
BG-Kliniken Bergmanntrost
Halle, Germany

R. Ivatury
Department of Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Richmond, VA, USA

J.-P. Jantzen
Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
Krankenhaus Nordstadt
Hannover, Germany

R. Komadina
Department of Traumatology
General & Teaching Hospital Celje
Celje, Slovenia

W. Lehmann
Department of Trauma-, Hand- and Reconstructive Surgery
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany

T. Lustenberger
Department of Trauma-, Hand- and Reconstructive Surgery
Goethe University Hospital Frankfurt
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

R. Maier
Dept. Surgery
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA, USA

R. Mosheiff
Dept. Orthopaedic Surgery
Hadassah Hospital
Jerusalem, Israel

L.P. Müller
Klinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie
Universitätsklinikum Köln
Cologne, Germany

S. Nijs
Dept. Traumatology
University Hospital Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

U. Obertacke
Dept. Orthopädisch-Unfallchirurgisches Zentrum
University Medical Centre Mannheim
Mannheim, Germany

T. O’Keeffe
Department of Surgery
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, USA

M. Oransky
Dept. Trauma
Aurelia Hospital
Rome, Italy

T. Pohlemann
Klinik für Unfall-, Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie
Universitätsklinikum Saarland
Homburg/Saar, Germany

K.-J. Prommersberger
Klinik für Handchirurgie
Bad Neustadt, Germany

P. Reynders
Dept. Ortopedics & Traumatology
UZ Brugmann
Brussel, Belgium

L. Riddez
Karolinska Institutet
Solna, Sweden

O. Røise
Division of Surgery and Clinical Neuroscience
Oslo University Hospital
Oslo, Norway

S. Rose
Groupe Chirurgical Ettelbrueck
Ettelbrück, Luxemburg

M. Rüsseler
Department of Trauma-, Hand- and Reconstructive Surgery
Goethe University Hospital Frankfurt
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

H. Savolainen
Dept. Surgery
University of Joensuu
Joensuu, Finland

C. Seebach
Department of Trauma-, Hand- and Reconstructive Surgery
Goethe University Hospital Frankfurt
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

S. Stawicki
Department of Reseach & Innovation
St Luke's University Health Network
Bethlehem, USA

K. Taari
Dept. Urology
Helsinki University Hospital
Helsinki, Finland

M. van Griensven
Experimental Trauma Surgery
Klinikum rechts der Isar
Technische Universität München
Munich, Germany

A.B. van Vugt
Dept. Surgery
Medisch Spectrum Twente
Enschede, The Netherlands

V. Vécsei
Department of Trauma Surgery
Medical University Vienna
Vienna, Austria

G. Velmahos
Department of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA, USA

J. Verbruggen
Dept. Surgery
University Hospital Maastricht
Maastrich, Netherlands

F. Walcher
Department of Trauma-, Hand- and Reconstructive Surgery
Goethe University Hospital Frankfurt
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

A. Weinberg
Dept. Pediatric Trauma Surgery
University of Rheine
Rheine, Germany

P. Wendsche
Klinika traumatologie - Úrazová nemocnice Brno
Trauma Hospital
Brno, Czech Republic

K. Wendt
University Medical Center Groningen
Groningen, The Netherlands

A. Wilson
Barts and The London
School of Medicine and Dentistry
London, UK

M. Zago
Dept. General Surgery - Minimally Invasive Unit
Policlinico San Pietro
Milan, Italy

 

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    Trauma causes individual patterns of injury and involves shock, fractures, soft tissue and organ injuries. Treatment therefore requires the joint effort of emergency medicine, orthopedic and trauma surgery, critical care medicine and rehabilitation. Both scientific progress and the in-depth experimental and clinical research within individual disciplines contribute to the ongoing continuous improvement of trauma care.

    The European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery aims to open an interdisciplinary forum that allows for the scientific exchange between basic and clinical science related to pathophysiology, diagnostics and treatment of traumatized patients. The journal covers all aspects of clinical management, operative treatment and related research of traumatic injuries.

    Clinical and experimental papers on issues relevant for the improvement of trauma care are published. Reviews, original articles, short communications and letters allow the appropriate presentation of major and minor topics. The papers published are allocated to one of the following sections of the journal:

    Biomaterials, Experimental Research, Foot and Ancle Trauma, Hand Trauma, Intensive Care, Neurotrauma, Pediatric Trauma, Pelvic Trauma, Polytrauma, Reconstructive Surgery, Spine Trauma, Sports Injuries, Thoracic and Abdominal Trauma, Upper and Lower Extremity.

    The European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery invites articles not only from Europe but also from the United States, Japan, and other countries. The journal is peer-reviewed according to international standards and each paper submitted will be scrutinized by two or three referees and a biostatistical consultant. For articles describing important new findings, accelerated peer-review and fast track publication are made available.

     

     

     

     

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