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About this Journal

Minimally Invasive Surgery is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that provides a platform for clinicians working in the areas of minimally invasive surgery, endoscopy, treatment, and diagnosis. The journal publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies on endoscopy and other minimally invasive procedures, including general surgery, bariatric surgery, breast surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, colorectal surgery, cosmetic surgery, gastroenterology, gynecology, hepatology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, otolaryngology, transplant surgery, trauma surgery, and vascular surgery. The journal is particularly interested in submissions related to novel techniques and instruments, as well as new or alternative understanding of existing surgical techniques.

Minimally Invasive Surgery is archived in Portico, which provides permanent archiving for electronic scholarly journals, as well as via the LOCKSS initiative. It operates a fully open access publishing model which allows open global access to its published content. This model is supported through Article Processing Charges. For more information on Article Processing charges in general, click here.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery is covered in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, which means all articles published in the journal are indexed in Web of Science at the time of publication.