World Journal of Surgery

The World Journal of Surgery is the official journal of the International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC). The international readership is provided with the latest, most authoritative information on major clinical problems in the field of surgery. It publishes selected original scientific reports on:

  • Advances in clinical surgery
  • Experimental surgery and related sciences
  • Surgical education
  • Socioeconomic aspects of surgical care.

The World Journal of Surgery is one of the six highest-ranking general surgical journals worldwide with an Impact Factor oscillating between 2 and 3.

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Instructions to authors
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Editorial Board
Details of the World Journal of Surgery 2011 Editorial Board.