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Bariatric surgery

Guest Editors:
Arda Isik
: Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
Imtiaz Wani: Government Gousia Hospital, India

Submission Status: Open until 31 May 2024

Pancreatic cancer surgery

Guest Editors:
Marcello Di Martino:
AORN Cardarelli, Italy
Michael El Boghdady: Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital, UK

Submission Status: Open until 15 March 2024


Robotic surgery

Guest Editors:
Graziano Ceccarelli:
St. Giovanni B. Hospital, Foligno-Spoleto, Italy
Aslam Ejaz: The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center, USA
Stefano Scabini: IRCCS Policlinico Ospedale San Martino, Genoa, Italy
John Houten: Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, USA
Yu Zhao: Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China
Tsung-Yuan Tsai: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

3D printing in surgery

Guest Edited by Jun Zou, Peng Yin and Xing Du

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.030 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    2.446 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    1.152 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.463 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    47 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    65 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    1,730,394 downloads (2022)
    659 Altmetric mentions (2021)

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