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Editorial Board

Editor

Guangde Tu, BMC Series, Shanghai

Section Editors

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


Associate Editors
Trauma care and orthopedic surgery
Shalimar Abdullah, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Faiz Ahmad, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Hagen Andruszkow, University Hospital Aachen, Germany
Theerachai Apivatthakakul, Dept of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Kao-Ping Chang, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
Derly Cuellar, Columbia University, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, USA
Adrien Daigeler, BG-University Hospital, Germany
Johannes Fakler, University of Leipzig, Germany
Mariano Fernandez-Fairen, Instituto de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología de Barcelona, Spain
Sebastian Fischer, BG Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen, Germany
Michael Flierl, University of Colorado, USA
Lisa Flynn, Wayne State University, USA
Boris Michael Holzapfel, Julius-Maximilians-University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Yingqi Hua, Shanghai First People's Hospital, China
Hiroyuki Inose, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Önder Kavurmacı, Izmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, Turkey
Guang-Xun Lin, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University, China
Cyril Mauffrey, Denver Health Medical Centre, USA
Xiaohui Niu, Beijing Ji Shui Tan Hospital, Peking University, China
Ali Fahir Özer, Koc University School of Medicine, Turkey
Ik Seong Park, Catholic University of Korea Bucheon Saint Mary's Hospital, South Korea
Miren A Schinco, Univerity of Florida, USA
Dongquan Shi, Drum Tower Hospital affiliated to Medical School of Nanjing University, China
Felix Strübing, BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen, Germany
Clement M.L. Werner, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Janus Wong, LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, China
Ai-Min Wu, Wenzhou Medical University Second Affiliated Hospital, China
Jincai Yang, Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, China
Peng Yin, Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, China
Tobias Zingg, Yale University, USA
Carmine Zoccali, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Italy
Jun Zou, The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, China

Vascular and thoracic surgery
Ilker Akcam, Ege University School of Medicine, Turkey
Bahaaldin Alsoufi, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Saudi Arabia
Amedeo Anselmi, University of Rennes, France
Carlo Banfi, Hopitaux Universitaire Genève, Switzerland
Ismail Bouhout, Institut De Cardiologie de Montreal, Canada
Marco Chiappetta, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Giacomo Cusumano, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Italy
Giuseppe Galzerano, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Italy
Ali Can Hatemi, Istanbul University, Institute of Cardiology, Turkey
Wolfram Karenovics, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
Marzia Leacche, Vanderbilt Medical Center, USA
Wassim Mansour, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza Facolta di Medicina e Psicologia, Italy
Malek Massad, University of Illinois, USA
Amine Mazine, Montreal Heart Institute, Canada
Michele Marconi, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Italy
Patrick Olivier, Myers Children's Hospital Boston, USA
Alberto Polimeni, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy
Taimur Saleem, The Rane Center for Venous and Lymphatic Diseases at St Dominic Hospital, USA
Alberto Settembrini, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’Granda Policlinico, Italy
Pasqualino Sirignano, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
Davor Stamenovic, Medical Faculty of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Massimiliano Veroux, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele Catania, Italy
Ufuk Çagirici, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey

Video articles
Salomone Di Saverio, Maggiore History of Bologna, Italy

Visceral and general surgery
Eirik Kjus Aahlin, University hospital of Northern Norway, Norway
Ziad Abbassi, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
Emad Abdallah, Mansoura University, Egypt
Gian Luigi Adani, University Hospital Udine, Italy
Sami Akbulut, Inonu University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Pier Francesco Alesina, Evang. Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Germany
Luca Ansaloni, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Italy
Francesco Ardito, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Andreas Bakoyiannis, Bioclinic, City Clinic, Greece
Omar Barakat, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Dirk Bausch, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Franck Billmann, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany
Arianna Birindelli, ASST Valcamonica, Italy
Marco Borghesi, University of Bologna, Italy
Giuseppe Borzellino, University Hospital of Verona, Italy
Florin Botea, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Romania
Umberto Bracale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Stefan Breitenstein, Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, Switzerland
Fabio Cesare Campanile, Ospedale Civita Castellana, Italy
Giuseppe Cavallaro, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza Facolta di Medicina e Odontoiatria, Italy
Marco Ceresoli, Universita degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Giovanni Conzo, Second University of Naples, Italy
Daniele Crocetti, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Gianluca Donatini, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Poitiers
Traian Dumitrascu, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Romania
Aslam Ejaz, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, USA
Hossam Elfeki, Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine, Egypt
Sameh H Emile, Mansoura University, Egypt
Giampaolo Formisano, Misericordia Hospital, Italy
Marco Frascio, Universita degli Studi di Genova Scuola di Scienze Mediche e Farmaceutiche, Italy
Michael Froehner, Technical University of Dresden, Germany
Claudio Gambardella, Universita degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Clemens Gerstenkorn, German Healthcare, EU, Germany
Ali Guner, Trabzon Numune Training and Research Hospital, Turkey
Harsh Kanhere, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Australia
Kostiantyn Kopchak, National Institute of Surgery and Transplantation, Ukraine
Irmgard Kronberger, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Austria
Sven Arke Lang, University of Freiburg, Germany
Kerstin Lorenz, University Hospital Halle, Germany
Francesco Saverio Lucido, University of Campania of Naples, Italy
Goran Marjanovic, University of Freiburg, Germany
Giovanni Merola, AOUP Federico II Napoli, Italy
Petros Mirilas, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Mario Musella, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Giuseppe Nigri, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Gianluca Pellino, Second University of Naples, Italy
Davide Pertile, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy
Marco Petrillo, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy
Andrea Polistena, Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria di Terni, Italy
Marco Raffaelli, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Falk Rauchfuß, University Hospital Jena, Germany
Beate Richter, Hufeland Klinikum GmbH, Germany
Camiel Rosman, Radboudumc, Netherlands
Gabriel Sandblom, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Gregorio Santori, University of Genoa, Italy
Stefano Scabini, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy
Kevin Schuster, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Mostafa Shalaby, Mansoura University, Egypt
Lizong Shen, First Affiliated Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, China
Maurizio Sodo, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Cesare Stabilini, Universita degli Studi di Genova Scuola di Scienze Mediche e Farmaceutiche, Italy
Mikhail Tavobilov, Botkin's Municipal Hospital, Russian
Giovanni Domenico Tebala, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Valeria Tonini, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
Antonio C Valezi, State University of Londrina, Brazil
Nereo Vettoretto, M.Mellini Hospital, Italy
Ernst von Dobschuetz, University of Freiburg, Germany
Ulrich Friedrich Wellner, UKSH Campus LübecK, Germany
Uwe A Wittel, Universitätsklinik Freiburg, Germany
Kai Pun Wong, The University of Hong Kong, China
Naoyuki Yokoyama, Niigata City General Hospital, Japan
Joel Zindel, University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Canada

Editorial Advisors
Markus Buchler, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Nigel Bundred, South Manchester University Hospital, UK
Michael Diamond, Wayne State University, USA
Jonathan Friedman, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, USA
Karsten Junge, University Hospital Aachen, Germany
Carlos A Muro-Cacho, University of South Florida, USA
Robert Sawyer, University of Virginia, USA
Francis Seow-Choen, Seow-Choen Colorectal Centre, Singapore