About the Journal

AME Surgical Journal

Aims and Scope

The AME Surgical Journal (ASJ; AME Surg J; ISSN: 2788-578X) is an open access, peer-reviewed electronic journal focused on the advancement of surgical science and practice. It aims to provide an international platform for surgeons of various specialties to share, to learn, and to discuss the latest advancement and state-of-the-art research in surgery, promoting research and practice within its various specialties, for the ultimate goal of benefiting patients worldwide.

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, Urologic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Surgical Education, Experimental Surgery and Minimal Invasive Surgery.

Published articles include Invited Articles and Submitted Papers, e-Comments on all published articles, and Editorials in all surgical research and practice. Surgical videos are highly encouraged. Besides regular issues of the Journal, articles in defined areas will be collected and published in Themed Collections. The entire submission is managed through OJS system, an electronic system to provide an efficient way and ensure a rapid turn around of papers submitted for publication.

The journal website includes all articles, and contains additional material, featuring advanced visual material (images and videos). Each video published will be archived and highlighted in ASVIDE, a surgical video database owned by AME Publishing Company: www.asvide.com.

AME Surgical Journal is endorsed by the Surgical techniqUe rePorting chEcklist and standaRds (SUPER) group (website: http://www.thesuper.org).

Information for Authors

ASJ follows the ICMJE recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journal and the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)'s guidelines.

Manuscripts submitted must be the original work of the author(s) and must not be published previously or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission Turnaround Time

  • In-house review: 1-3 weeks
  • External peer review: 1-3 months
  • Publication Ahead of Print: within 1 month after being accepted
  • Formal publication: within 1-3 months after being accepted. Original Articles are listed as priority.

Open Access Statement

AME Surgical Journal is a peer reviewed, open access journal. All content of the journal is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for all to read, download, copy and distribute as defined by the applied license.

Free access and usage
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. This license allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided:

  • this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way.
  • the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI) and provides a link to the license but not in an any way implying that the licensor is endorsing the user or the use of the work.
  • no derivatives including remix, transform, or build upon the material was allowed for distribution.
The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to ASJ, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

For any inquiry/special circumstance on the copyright, commercial usage or adaptation of ASJ articles, please contact: permissions@amegroups.com

For reprint order, please contact: sales@amegroups.com

Editorial Office

Email: asj@amegroups.com

Publisher Information

ASJ is published by AME Publishing Company.
Address: Flat/RM C 16F, Kings Wing Plaza 1, NO. 3 on Kwan Street, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China.

Updated on April 16, 2021