Mini-invasive Surgery (MIS) is an international peer-reviewed, open access, online journal.
The journal aims to promote the greater exchange and dissemination of ideas, findings, novel techniques, and the utilization of new instruments and materials among experts in this discipline around the world. Our journal also aims to document specific clinical findings that may indicate a new or alternative understanding of existing surgical techniques. The journal provides a global platform that deals with all extensive works and research related to all areas of minimally invasive surgery, endoscopy, treatment, and diagnosis. The journal welcomes submissions that possess significance and scientific excellence within the following topics: endoscopy and other minimally invasive procedures, including general surgery, urology, bariatric surgery, colorectal surgery, trauma surgery, breast surgery, transplant surgery, orthopedics, gynecology, vascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, cosmetic surgery and otolaryngology.
The journal publishes Original Articles, Review Articles, Case Reports, Meta-Analysises, Systematic Reviews, Technical Notes, Commentaries, Letters to Editor, Opinions and Perspectives.
The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.
Gold open access. All articles published by MIS are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access.
Articles in MIS are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). The CC BY 4.0 allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source.
Copyright is retained by authors. Authors are required to sign a License to Publish (which can be downloaded from the journal's Author Instructions), granting MIS, which identifies itself as the original publisher, exclusive rights to publish their articles, and granting any third party the right to use the articles freely as long as the integrity is maintained and the original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.
For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.
All manuscripts submitted to MIS should adhere to MIS's Editorial Policies.
The editors of this journal enforce a rigorous peer-review process together with strict ethical policies and standards to guarantee to add high-quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, image manipulation, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. The editors of Mini-invasive Surgery take such publishing ethics issues very seriously and are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.
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