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Gynecological Surgery

Gynecological Surgery

Editor-in-Chief: Jan Deprest

ISSN: 1613-2076 (print version)

Journal no. 10397

Jan A Deprest, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Belgium

Past Editors-in-Chief
Ivo Brosens, KU Leuven, Belgium
Peter J O'Donovan, Bradford Hospitals NHS, UK

Founding Editors
Rudi Campo, Life Leuven, Belgium
Diethelm Wallwiener, Frauenklinik, Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, Germany

Associate Editors and Section Managers
Evidence Based Medicine & Epidemiology
Jan Bosteels, Imelda Hospital, Belgium

Guideline Recommendations
Grigoris Grimbizis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Gynecologic Imaging
George Condous, University of Sydney Medical School, Australia
Margit Dueholm, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aarhus University, Denmark
Thierry Van den Bosch, Regional Hospital Tienen, Belgium

Gynecologic Oncology
Frederic Amant, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Belgium
Sara Yvonne Brucker, University of Tübingen, Germany
Valerio Gallotta, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy
Andrea Mariani, Mayo Clinic Division of Gynecologic Surgery, USA
Stefan Rimbach, Agatharied Hospital, Germany

Thierry Van Caillie, Women's Health & Research Institute of Australia, Australia
T. Justin Clark, Birmingham Women's Hospital, UK
Benedictus C. Schoot, Catharina Hospital, the Netherlands
Steven Weyers, University Hospital Gent, Belgium

Reproductive Medicine
Carlo De Angelis, University of Rome, Italy
Rudy Leon De Wilde, Pius-Hospital Oldenburg, Germany
Stephan Gordts, Leuven Institute for Fertility and Embryology (LIFE), Belgium
Timor Gurgan, Women’s Health And IVF Center, Turkey
Tin Chiu Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
George Pados, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ertan Saridogan, University College London Hospitals, UK

Teaching, Training, Methodology, Technique, and Instruments
Dr Frank Willem Jansen, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands


Jan Deprest, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Belgium
Stephen Jeffery, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Editorial Advisory Board
Hans Brölmann, Free University Medical Center, Netherlands
Michel Canis, Polyclinique CHU, France
Rudy Leon De Wilde, Pius Hospital, Germany
Margit Dueholm, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
Frank Willem Jansen, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Sian Jones, Bradford Hospital, UK
Roger Molinas, Centro Medico La Costa, Paraguay
Michael Mueller, Inselspital, University Bern, Switzerland
Michelle Nisolle, Hôpital de la Citadelle, Belgium
Roberto Tozzi, Churchill Cancer Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, UK

Editorial Board
G Allahbadia, Rotunda - The Center for Human Reproduction, India
P Bartos, JG Mendel Cancer Centre, Czech Republic
M W Beckmann, Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen, Germany
L Cardozo, King's College Hospital, UK
F Carmona, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain
M Cervigni, San Carlo - IDI Hospital, Italy
S de Blok, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Netherlands
K Diedrich, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
J Donnez, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Belgium
E Downes, The Kings Oak Hospital, UK
H Duan, Fuxing Hospital, China
I Fraser, The Queen Elizabeth II Research Inst. For Mothers & Infants, Australia
P Gambadauro, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
R Garry, University of Melbourne, Australia
J Gupta, Birmingham Women's Hospital, UK
M Hahn, Frauenklinik Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, Germany
Z Holub, Baby Friendly Hospital, Czech Republic
R Hornung, Frauenklinik Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Switzerland
H Hoshiai, Kinki University School of Medicine, Japan
M Huber, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Austria
K Isaacson, Newton Wellesley Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
O Istre, Ullevaal Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
J Keckstein, General Hospital Villach, Austria
K Khan, Birmingham Women's Hospital, UK
C Koh, Milwaukee Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery, USA
P Koninckx, UZ Leuven, Belgium
A Lam, Royal North Shore Hospital, Australia
P Maher, Mercy Hospital for Women, Australia
P Mangeshikar, Center for Gynecological Endoscopic Surgery, India
T Mardesic, Sanatorium Prenatal, Czech Republic
S Martinez-Román, University of Barcelona, Faculty of Medicine, Spain
L Mettler, University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
K J Neis, Saarbrücker Zentrum für Gynäkologie, Onkologie, Geburtshilfe, Germany
F R Nezhat, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, USA
G Oelsner, Maynei-Hayeshua Hospital, Israel
D Olive, Wisconsin Fertility Institute, USA
W Ombelet, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Belgium
G Pados, Aristotle University, Greece
K Phillips, Castle Hill Hospital, UK
H Reich, Wyoming Valley Health Care System, USA
T Seckin, Lenox Hill Hospital, USA
O Shawki, Cairo University, Egypt
J Stencl, Derer's Hospital, Slovakia
C Sutton, Royal Surrey County Hospital, UK
V Tanos, Aretaeio Hospital, Cyprus
A Ternamian, St Joseph's Health Centre, Canada
A Thurkow, St Lucas Andreas Ziekenhuis, Netherlands
H Tinneberg, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Germany
T Tulandi, McGill University, Canada
U Ulrich, Martin Luther Hospital, Endometriosis Center, Germany
R Valle, Northwestern University, USA
J Van der Wat, Parklane Clinic, South Africa
G Vilos, St. Joseph's Health Care, Canada
M P Vleugels, Riverland Hospital, Netherlands
A Wattiez, Research Institute against Digestive Cancer (IRCAD), France
R Wenzl, Universitätsklinik für Frauenheilkunde, Austria
J Wright, Woking Hospital, Nuffield Health, UK
E Xia, Fuxing Hospital, Hysteroscopy Center, China
L K Yap, Mount Elizabeth Medical Center, Singapore
P M Yuen, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Hong Kong
F Zullo, University Magna Grascia, Italy

Editorial Assistant
L Mortier, UZ Leuven, Belgium

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    Gynecological Surgery, founded in 2004, is the first and premier peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to all aspects of research, development, and training in gynecological surgery. This field is rapidly changing in response to new developments and innovations in endoscopy, robotics, imaging, and other interventional procedures. Gynecological Surgery is also expanding and now encompasses all surgical interventions pertaining to women’s health, including oncology, urogynecology, and fetal surgery.

    The journal publishes Editorials (on request only), Opinions, Review articles, Original articles, Techniques and Instrumentation, and Short communications. All articles, except Editorials, are subjected to peer-review. Submissions of images and video clips as supplementary files are also encouraged.

    The journal further provides a forum for education and discussions on broader issues, such as training in minimally invasive surgical technologies. We therefore consider reports and comments on teaching and training programs in surgery with relevance to women’s health.

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