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Updates in Surgery

Updates in Surgery

Editor-in-Chief: F. Basile; F. Calise

ISSN: 2038-131X (print version)
ISSN: 2038-3312 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13304

Heidelberg / Milan, 31 May 2010

Springer to publish Updates in Surgery

Official journal of Italian Society of Surgery will benefit from international visibility

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From June 2010, Springer will publish Updates in Surgery, the official journal of the Italian Society of Surgery (SIC). The journal, previously a bilingual Italian-English publication, is now published four times a year in English only. The content will be available in print for the society members and it will also be electronically available on Springer’s platform www.springerlink.com. At the time of its foundation in 1947, the journal, Chirurgia Italiana, was a national, Italian-language publication with an Italian editorial board.
Updates in Surgery is an international, peer-reviewed journal designed for surgeons. It publishes papers pertaining to a number of surgery-related topics, such as surgical procedures, operative approaches, patient selection and biotechnology issues. The journal publishes a variety of papers including editorials and commentaries of general informative interest, original articles, review articles, case reports (focusing in particular on the diagnostic process or surgical treatment), technical notes that include description of an original surgical technique and letters to the editors. The print version will also include a supplementary CD-ROM including lectures and abstracts from the annual national congress.
Madeleine Hofmann, Managing Director Springer Italia, said, “In 2007 we started publishing the society’s monographs in English, in the new series Updates in Surgery. This cooperation strengthened our position as a reliable international publisher that can improve the society’s visibility internationally. Given our location, we also offer the services and advantages of a national company, closer to Italian authors. We are able to understand and support the society’s specific needs and are familiar with national academic and health system mechanisms.”
Under Springer, Updates in Surgery will make use of a manuscript tracking system that speeds publication. Articles will be published in Online First™ in full text via SpringerLink. This system ensures immediate distribution of the electronic version of the article before it appears in print. Cross Reference Linking and Alert services will be fully implemented for the journal.
Founded in 1870 with the purpose of sharing and circulating ideas and new practices in the Italian surgical community, the Italian Society of Surgery is one of the leading and most renowned scientific organizations in Italy and gathers together more than 7,000 surgeons. Due to the many subspecialties of the discipline, the Society affiliates more than 30 groups focused on specific surgical aspects (coloproctology, oncologic surgery, orthopedic surgery, etc.). The Society aims at providing its members with educational courses and literature and is committed to offering young surgeons the opportunity of widening their scientific knowledge through a variety of services and tools.
Springer is a leading global scientific publisher of books and journals, delivering quality content through innovative information products and services. It publishes close to 500 academic and professional society journals. Springer is part of the publishing group Springer Science+Business Media. In the science, technology and medicine (STM) sector, the group publishes around 2,000 journals and more than 6,500 new books a year, as well as the largest STM eBook Collection worldwide. Springer has operations in about 20 countries in Europe, the USA, and Asia, and more than 5,000 employees.

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    Updates in Surgery, the official journal of the Italian Society of Surgery, is an international, English-language, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the surgical sciences. Four issues are published each year. The Editorial Board considers various types of papers pertaining to surgery-related topics, such as original clinical studies, reports on surgical procedures and new bio-technologies, and comprehensive reviews on timely surgical issues. Case reports are considered only if they provide original facts, particularly concerning the diagnostic process or surgical treatment.

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