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Gynecological Surgery

Gynecological Surgery

Editor-in-Chief: Jan Deprest

ISSN: 1613-2076 (print version)

Journal no. 10397

Jan A Deprest MD PhD FRCOG
University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Past Editors-in-Chief
Ivo Brosens MD PhD, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Peter J. O'Donovan, MD PhD, Bradford Hospitals NHS, Bradford, United Kingdom

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

Associate Editors and Section Managers
Reproductive Medicine
Stephan Gordts MD PhD
Leuven Institute for Fertility and Embryology (LIFE), Belgium

Steven Weyers MD PhD
University Hospital Gent,  Belgium

Gynecologic Oncology
Frederic Amant MD PhD
University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium

Gynecologic Imaging
Thierry Van den Bosch MD PhD
Regional Hospital, Tienen, Belgium

Evidence Based Medicine & Epidemiology
Jan Bosteels MD
Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium

Jan Deprest MD PhD FRCOG
University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium

Editorial Advisory Board
Brölmann Hans, Free University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canis Michel, Polyclinique CHU, Clermont Ferrand, France
De Wilde Rudy Leon, Pius Hospital, Oldenburg, Germany
Dueholm Margit, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
Jansen Frank Willem, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Jones Sian, Bradford Hospital, Bradford, UK
Molinas Roger, Centro Medico La Costa, Asuncion, Paraguay
Mueller Michael, Inselspital, University Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Nisolle Michelle, Hôpital de la Citadelle, Liège, Belgium
Pennings Guido, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
Schauf Burkhard, Frauenklinik der Sozialstiftung, Bamberg, Germany
Tozzi Roberto, Churchill Cancer Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

Editorial Board
Allahbadia G., Rotunda - The Center for Human Reproduction, Bandra, India
Bartos P., JG Mendel Cancer Centre, Novy Jicin, Czech Republic
Beckmann M.W., Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
Cardozo L., King's College Hospital, London, UK
Carmona F., Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
Cervigni M., San Carlo - IDI Hospital, Rome, Italy
de Blok Sjoerd, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Diedrich K., Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Lübeck, Germany
Donnez J., Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
Downes E., The Kings Oak Hospital, Enfield, UK
Duan H., Fuxing Hospital, Beijing, China
Falcone T., Women's Health Institute, Cleveland, USA
Fraser I., University of Sydney, Q. Elizabeth II Research Inst. For Mothers & Infants, Sydney, Australia
Gambadauro P., Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
Garry R., University of Mebourne, Melbourne, Australia
Gupta J., Birmingham Women's Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Hahn M., Frauenklinik Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Holub Z., Baby Friendly Hospital, Kladno, Czech Republic
Hornung R., Frauenklinik Kantonsspital St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Hoshiai H., Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama, Japan
Huber M., Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
Isaacson K., Newton Wellesley Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Newton, USA
Istre O., Ullevaal Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Keckstein J., General Hospital Villach, Villach, Austria
Khan K., Birmingham Women's Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Koh C., Milwaukee Insitute of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Milwaukee, USA
Koninckx P., UZ Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Lam A., Royal North Shore Hospital, Centre for Advanced Reproductive Endosurgery, Sydney, Australia
Maher P., Mercy Hospital for Women, East Melbourne, Australia
Mangeshikar P., Center for Gynecological Endoscopic Surgery, Mumbai, India
Marana R., Internacional Scientific Institute Paolo VI of Research on Human Fertility and Infertility, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
Mardesic T., Sanatorium Prenatal, Prague, Czech Republic
Martinez-Román S.,Unversity of Barcelona, Faculty of Medicine, Barcelona, Spain
Mettler L., University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany
Neis K.J., Saarbrücker Zentrum für Gynäkologie, Onkologie, Geburtshilfe, Saarbrücken, Germany
Nezhat F.R., St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, USA
Oelsner G., Maynei-Hayeshua Hospital, Bnei Brak, Israel
Olive D., Wisconsin Fertility Institute, Middleton, USA
Ombelet W., Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, St-Jan, Genk, Belgium
Pados G., Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Pellicer A., IVI Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Philllips K., Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, UK
Reich H., Wyoming Valley Health Care System, Dallas, USA
Seckin T., Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, USA
Shawki O., Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
Stencl J., Derer's Hospital, Bratislava, Slovakia
Strowitzki T., Frauenklinik Universitätsklinikum, Heidelberg, Germany
Sutton C., Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK
Tanos V., Aretaeio Hospital, Strovelos Nicosia, Cyprus
Ternamian A., St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto, Canada
Thurkow A., St. Lucas Andreas Ziekenhuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tinneberg H., Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Giessen, Germany
Tulandi T., McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Ulrich U., Martin Luther Hospital, Endometriosis Center, Berlin, Germany
Valle R., Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
Van der Wat J., Parklane Clinic, Johannesburg, South Africa
Vilos G., St. Joseph's Health Care, Ontario, Canada
Vleugels M.P., Riverland Hospital, Tiel, The Netherlands
Wattiez A., IRCAD, Strasbourg, France
Wenzl R., Universitätsklinik für Frauenheilkunde, Vienna, Austria
Wiegerinck M., Maxima Medisch Centrum, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
Wright J., Woking Hospital, Nuffield Health, Surrey, UK
Xia E., Fuxing Hospital, Hysteroscopy Center, Beijing, China
Yap L.K., Mount Elizabeth Medical Center, Singapore, Singapore
Yuen P.M., Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Happy Valley, Hong Kong SAR
Zullo F., University Magna Grascia, Catanzaro, Italy

Editorial Assistant
Mrs Leen Mortier
Email: Leen.Mortier@uzleuven.be
Tel: +32 16 34 42 15 – Fax: +32 16 34 42 05

Editorial Office
c/o The European Academy for Gynaecological Surgery, Leuven
Diestsevest 43/1
B-3000 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), Opinion, Review article, Original article, Techniques and Instrumentation, and Short communication. 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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    Gynecological Surgery appears quarterly (one volume per year) and publishes all articles "online first" and fully citable prior to the print version. The articles are published after language editing and after final approval of the author.

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