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Surgical Innovation

Surgical Innovation

eISSN: 15533514 | ISSN: 15533506 | Current volume: 31 | Current issue: 3 Frequency: Bi-monthly

What the surgeon of the future needs to read today…

Surgical Innovation (SRI): Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgical Science, Technology, and Training focuses on the revolution that minimally invasive surgical techniques, new instruments and new technologies like AI, digital surgery, augmented and virtual reality and precision medicine bring to the art, science, outcome and business of surgery. This publication prepares both new and experienced surgeons, physicians, engineers and technology experts to think and work in "the operating room of the future," while helping them to face the challenges of learning new techniques, understanding and adapting to new technologies, maintaining surgical competencies, and applying surgical outcome data to their practices.

Written by leading international medical and surgical practitioners from specialties including general surgery, gynecology, urology, cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, head and neck surgery, neurosurgery, otolaryngology, orthopedics, and pediatric surgery, the perceptive and incisive articles highlight those practices and technologies that will change your practice and broadly impact the field of Surgery.

SRI covers rapidly emerging topics, often found nowhere else, including:

Clinical Practice

  • New Procedures (for example, NOTTS, NOTES, image guided surgery)
  • New Instruments and Tools (medical devices, digital surgery, robotics, fluorescence)
  • Practice Management
  • New Guidelines
  • Cross-Specialty Synergies

Research on the Cutting Edge

  • Robotics
  • Energy Sources
  • Operating Room of the Future
  • Materials and Prostheses
  • Computer Science, Data Science and AI
  • Digital Surgery Ecosystems
  • Biologic Investigations
  • Personalized Medicine in surgery

Surgical Education

  • Surgical Training and Performance Metrics
  • Surgical Simulation
  • Telemedicine
  • Augmented, Virtual and Mixed reality, including the Metaverse
  • Introduction of New Techniques and Technologies into Clinical Practice
  • History of Surgical Innovations and Innovators

Surgical Innovation (SRI): Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgical Science, Technology, and Training is dedicated to becoming the core reference both signaling and highlighting all aspects and innovations supporting surgical practice for surgeons and for those active in the surgical specialties; but also for other physicians, engineers and technology experts.

Each issue of SRI offers unique and peer-reviewed articles from the vanguard of clinical practice but also from a wider innovational climate surrounding surgery: noteworthy and innovative research from the basic sciences, computational medicine, medical informatics and AI, state-of-the-art in surgical education, and useful insights into the business and practice of surgery. The journal gives the reader perceptive and incisive articles that highlight those practices and technologies that will change surgical practice today and revolutionize surgery for the decades to come. We -the Journal Editors and joint Editorial Board- encourage our readers to actively participate into the community of innovaters and given the scope, aim for acceptable review times.

Matthew Kroh MD, FACS, FASMBS, FASGE Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
Marlies P. Schijven, MD, PhD, MHSc Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Associate Editors
Gina Andrales, MD, MPH Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA
Dan Azagury, MD, FACS Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Marylise Boutros, MD McGill University, Canada
Richard Cohen, MD, FRCS Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, USA
Ricard Corcelles, MD, FACS, FASMBS Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, USA
Giovanni Dapri, MD, PhD International School Reduced Scar Laparoscopy and Humanitas Gavazzeni University Hospital, Italy
Sameh Hany Emile, MD, FACS Cleveland Clinic Florida and Florida Atlantic University, USA and Mansoura University, Egypt
Maan Fares, MD, FACC Cleveland Clinic, USA
Tim Feenstra, MD Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Eleanor Fung, MD, FACS, FRCSC University at Buffalo, USA
Omar Ghanem, MD Mayo Clinic, USA
Miguel Guelfand, MD Cleveland Clinic, USA
Shaneeta Johnson, MD, MBA, FACS Morehouse School of Medicine, USA
Jérome R. Lechien, MD, PhD Epicura Hospital, University of Mons, Belgium
Giavonni Lewis, MD University of Utah, USA
Takeshi Naitoh, MD Kitasato University, Japan
Woosup Michael Park, MD Lake West Hospital, USA
Khalil Ramadi, PhD New York University, USA
Gustavo Romero-Velez, MD Cleveland Clinic, USA
Arnold David Salzberg MD, FACS Carilion Clinic, USA
Steven Schwaitzberg, MD Cambridge Health Alliance, USA
Roberto Simons-Linares, MD Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, USA
Evangelos N. Symeonidis, MD, MSc European Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece
Nova Szoka, MD West Virginia University, USA
James Kennedy Wall, MD Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Matthew Walsh, MD Cleveland Clinic, USA
David Weithorn, MD Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Steven Wexner, MD Cleveland Clinic, USA
Editors Emeritus
Adrian E. Park, MD, FRCSC, FACS, FCS (ECSA) Hagerstown, MD, USA
Lee L. Swanstrom, MD, FACS, FASGE, FRCSCEng(Hon) The Oregon Clinic and IHU Strasbourg Portland, OR, USA and Strasbourg, France
Emeritus Editorial Board Members
Mehran Anvari, MD Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, Canada
Michael Bailey, MD University of Sulley, UK
Alfred Cuschieri, MD University of Dundee, UK
Bernard Dallemagne, MD IRCAD, France
Ara Darzi, MD St. Mary's Hospital, UK
Steve Eubanks, MD Florida Hospital, USA
Abe Fingerhut, MD Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal, France
Samuel R. G. Finlayson, MD University of Utah, USA
Anthony N. Kalloo, MD Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA
Mousa Khoursheed, BMBCH, FRCS, FACS, FASMBS Kuwait University, Kuwait
Thomas M. Krummel, MD, FACS/FAAP Stanford University, USA
Jacques Marescaux, MD IRCAD, Strasbourg, France
Jeff Marks, MD Case Western University, USA
Robin McLeod, MD University of Toronto, Canada
Scott Melvin, MD Montefiore Medical Center, USA
Todd Ponsky, MD Case Western Reserve University, USA
Dave Rattner, MD Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Michael Sarr, MD Mayo Medical Center, USA
Phil Shauer, MD Cleveland Clinic, USA
Nathaniel J. Soper, MD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
Amir Szold, MD, FACS Assia Medical Group, Israel
Eduardo M. Targarona, MD Hospital de Sant Pau, Spain
Melina Vassiliou, MD McGill University, Canada
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