Acute Care Surgery (ACS) is an evolving specialty with two essential components – trauma and non-trauma emergency surgery. In an effort to strengthen the care of patients with acute surgical disease in Switzerland, a new Society called SwissACS has been established in 2017.

Among the founding members there are surgeons, anesthesiologists, emergency physicians and intensivists. All of you that are interested in the care of acutely injured or surgically ill patients are very welcome to actively participate in SwissACS. If you are considering to become a member of this new interdisciplinary working group or in case you need more information, simply contact us here.

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Gallbladder volvulus
Gallbladder volvulus

Published: September 29, 2017

Authors: Tobias Haltmeier, MD, Beat Schnüriger, MD

A rare case of gallbladder volvulus. Elderly patient with signs and symptoms of acute cholecystitis. The diagnosis was made by laparoscopy. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy was subsequently performed.

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Tuesday, 4. April 2017

7th Swiss Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Days 2018

Ladies and Gentleman,


On March 16-17, 2018 the ‘7th SWISS TRAUMA & ACUTE CARE SURGERY DAYS’ will take place at Bern University Hospital,...

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