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Featured article: 3D printing technology in Surgery

The present clinical report highlights the feasibility, utility and clinical effects of 3D printing technology for preoperative planning and intraoperative guidance in surgery. 

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Aims and scope

BMC Surgery is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on surgical research, training, and practice.


Assistant Editor

  • Megan Barling, BMC, London

Section Editors

  • Marco Allaix, University of Torino, Italy
  • Mustafa Cikirikcioglu, University Hospital of Geneva
  • Maurits de Brauw, Slotervaart Hospital
  • René Fahrner, University Hospital Jena, Germany​​​​​​​
  • Mark Hammerberg, Denver Health Medical Center​​​​​​​

René Fahrner - Section Editor

Dr. René Fahrner graduated in medicine at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany and completed his doctoral thesis in the field of liver transplantation. His research interests are basic and clinical research in general and visceral surgery with the main focus on liver surgery including liver injury and regeneration as well as immunological aspects.

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