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Topic: Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery

A special issue of Mini-invasive Surgery

ISSN 2574-1225 (Online)

Submission deadline: 15 Oct 2019

Guest Editor(s)

  • Roel Hompes, MD, PhD
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Churchill Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, UK.


  • Prof. Xavier Serra-Aracil
    Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Parc Taulí University Hospital, Sabadell, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Barcelona, Spain.


Special Issue Introduction

The last decade brought up modern technical approaches to rectal cancer surgery as well as benign diseases. On top of minimal invasive techniques transanal and robotic approaches will be in focus of this special issue. Both are concerned to be disruptive techniques, but will have to prove their benefits. The aim of this special issue is to bring these innovative techniques together and into discussion.


Stefano Pontone  Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Paulo Gustavo Kotze  Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
Xavier Serra-Aracil  Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Mostafa Shalaby  Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Antonio Caycedo-Marulanda  Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Sudbury, Canada
Yuji Nishizawa  National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan
William Tzu-Liang Chen  China Medical University Hospital Taichung, Taichung, Taiwan
Lino Polese  Università degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy
Kenji Kawada  Kyoto University Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Alessandro Sturiale  Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Eduardo Perez-Sanchez  Hospital Universitario Nuestra Senora de Candelaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Michele De Rosa  San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Perugia, Italy
Antonio María de Lacy & Fransisco Borja de Lacy  Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Monica Shrestha  Former PhD scholar, Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Fazl Qadir Parray  Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, India
Samuel O. Adegbola  St Mary's Hospital London, London, United Kingdom
Janindra Warusavitarne  St Mary's Hospital London, London, United Kingdom
Juan Lucas Poggio  Drexel University, Philadelphia, United States
Luis Joaquín Garcia-Florez  Hospital Universitario San Agustín, Aviles, Spain
Nam Kyu Kim  Severance Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
Matthew F. Kalady  Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, United States
de'Angelis, Nicola  Université Paris-Est, Marne-la-Vallee, France
Eric Rullier  Hopital Haut-Lévêque C.H.U de Bordeaux, Pessac, France
Pierpaolo Paolo Sileri  Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Marco Milone  Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Felipe Bellolio Roth  Pontificia University Catolica Chile, Santiago, Chile
Marisa D. Santos  Hospital Geral de Santo António, Porto, Portugal
Sharaf Karim Perdawood  Slagelse Hospital, Slagelse, Denmark
Monica Ortenzi  Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Jérôme Loriau  Groupe Hospitalier Paris Saint-Joseph, Paris, France
Giuseppe Sigismondo Sica  Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Andre D'Hoore  KU Leuven– University Hospital Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Anuradha R. Bhama  Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, United States
Charles A. Ternent  Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, United States
Horace Roman  Clinique Tivoli-Ducos, Bordeaux, France
Wai Lun Law  The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Sang Chul Lee  Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital, Daejeon, South Korea
Walter Brunner  Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
Felix Aigner  Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
John H. Marks  Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, United States
Marta Penna  University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
The list is arranged in no particular order and being updated.

Submission Deadline

15 Oct 2019

Submission Information

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Submission Deadline: 15 Oct 2019
Contacts: Jane Ke, Assistant Editor, editor001@misjournal.net

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