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About the Journal

Mini-invasive Surgery (MIS) is an international peer-reviewed, open access, online journal.

Aims and Scope

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 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 Reviewes, Technical Notes, Commentaries, Letters to Editor, Opinions and Perspectives.

Ownership

The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.

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 are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY). The CC BY 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. 
Authors retain the copyright of their works as well as the rights to make certain uses of the works.

Editorial Board

For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.

Editorial Policies

All manuscripts submitted to MIS should adhere to OAE's Editorial Policies.

Peer Review

The journal adheres to rigorous peer review process and undergoes single-blind peer review. For more details, please refer to Editorial Process and Peer Review Guidelines.

Journal Information and Statistics

  • Launch date: March 31, 2017 
  • Publication model: Open access 
  • ISSN 2574-1225 (Online)
  • Digital archive: Portico  
  • Frequency: Continuously published 
  • DOI: 10.20517/2574-1225 
  • Average time from submission to first decision: 45 days 
  • Average time from acceptance to online publication: 20 days 

Indexing/Abstracting

  • All articles published in MIS are included in:
  • Chaoxing "Domain" Publishing Platform 
  • CNKI 
  • Google Scholar 
  • J-Gate 
  • ResearchBib

Contact

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