Greetings from Dr. Anthony P. Yim, Dr. Ling Lu and Editorial Office of AME Surgical Journal (ASJ)!
Launched in June 2021, ASJ has now a total of 45 members on board, from 13 countries. With joint effort and support, ASJ published 30 articles with 40% Case Report, 37% Review Article, and 7% Original Article. Corresponding Authors came from 13 countries, mostly from the USA, Italy and Brazil. According to Google Analytics, all together 5,831 readers visited the website with 48,953 pageviews in 2021. Several special series are ongoing. For more details, please check the below report.
As a feature of AME Surgical Journal, surgical videos are highly encouraged for publication and educational purpose. The column “Surgical videos” provides a collection of published content with videos. Each video published will be also archived and highlighted in ASVIDE, a surgical video database owned by AME Publishing Company: www.asvide.com.
Over the year, many ASJ reviewers have made outstanding contributions to the peer review process. They demonstrated professional effort and enthusiasm in their reviews and provided comments that genuinely help the authors to enhance their work.
Hereby, we would like to highlight some of our outstanding reviewers, with a brief interview of their thoughts and insights as a reviewer. Allow us to express our heartfelt gratitude for their tremendous effort and valuable contributions to the scientific process.
This special series on Addressing Global Disparities in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care is co-edited by Dr. Dominique Vervoort, from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MA, USA; and Dr. Marcelo Cardarelli, from Inova Children's Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA.
This special series on Management and Treatment of Lung Metastases is co-edited by Dr. Davide Tosi, from Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy; Dr. Alessandro Palleschi, from Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda - Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy; and Dr. Paolo Mendogni, from Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy.
This special series on Training and Education in Thoracic Surgery: the European Perspective is co-edited by Dr. Francesco Guerrera, from Università Degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy; and Dr. Anna E. Frick, from Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
This special series on Management of Cardiac Arrhythmia - Broadening the Horizons of Surgical Interventions is co-edited by Dr. Anna Witkowska and Dr. Piotr Suwalski, from Central Clinical Hospital of the MSWiA, Warsaw, Poland.
This special series on Modern Challenges in the Education of Young Surgeons: the Two Sides of the Coin was co-edited by Dr. Fernando A. M. Herbella, from Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and Dr. Volha Raznitsyna, from Mogilev City Hospital, Mogilev, Belarus.
The AME Surgical Journal (ASJ) is an open access, peer-reviewed electronic journal focused on the advancement of surgical science and practice. Topics to be covered by this journal include, but are not limited to: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Gland Surgery, HBP Surgery, ENT Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Urosurgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Surgical Education, Experimental Surgery and Minimal Invasive Surgery.