Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Giampiero Campanelli, Italy

Founding Editor
Jean Paul Chevrel†, France

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Volker Schumpelick, Germany

Associate Editors

Jie Chen, China

Diego Cuccurullo, Italy

Namir Katkhouda, USA

Davide Lomanto, Singapore

Rachid Sani, Niger

Managing Editor

Silvia Malosio, Italy

Section Editors

Clinical Research and Systematic Review

John. P. Fischer, USA

Collagen Etiology and Basic Science

Jose Macario V. Faylona, Philippines

A. Gerson Greenburg† , USA

Complex ventral and pain

David Krpata, USA

Complications

Michele Carlucci, Italy

Emergency

Fausto Catena, Italy

Rifat Latifi, USA

Epidemiology and Economics

Dana Telem, USA

Sarder Nayeem, Bangladesh

Groin Hernia

Marta Cavalli, Italy

Chebbi Faouzi, Tunisia

Alexander Petter-Puchner, Austria

Changfu Qin, China

Ashkan Moazzez, USA

Laparoscopy

Alberto Aiolfi, Italy

Ricardo Zugaib Abdalla, Brazil

Elie Chelala, Lebanon

Laparoscopy and Robotics

James G. Bittner, USA

Mesh Science

Gaetan Brochu, Canada

Cesare Stabilini, Italy

Open Abdomen

Alfred Allen Buenafe, Philippines

Stefania Cimbanassi, Italy

Open Abdomen and Rare Cases

Osvaldo Chiara, Italy

Open Surgery

Ibrahima Konaté, Senegal

Other Hernia

Karl A. LeBlanc, USA

Anil Sharma, India

Pain and Quality of Life

James R. deBord, USA

Sathien Tumtavitikul, Thailand

Plastic Surgery

Gregory Dumanian, USA

David Ross, UK

Pubic Inguinal Pain Syndrome (PIPS) and Sports Hernia

Melih S.Paksoy, Turkey

Aali Sheen, UK

Quality

Aijta Prabhu, USA

Quality Control

Benjamin K. Poulose, USA

George P. Yang, Hong Kong

Quality Control and Registry

Ferdinand Köckerling, Germany

Science and Research

Juan Manuel Bellón Caneiro, Spain

Ruth Kaufmann, Netherlands

Gemma Pascual, Spain

Techniques/Teaching/Training

Suthep Udomsawaengsup, Thailand

Ventral Hernia

Vedra Augenstein, USA

Ventral/Incisional Hernia

Frederik Berrevoet, Belgium

Pradeep Chowbey, India

Miguel Ángel García Ureña, Spain

International Advisory Board

Alberto Aiolfi, Italy

Raad AlMehdi, Oman

Parviz K. Amid, USA

Rheinardt Bittner, Germany

Marja Boermeester, The Netherlands

Davide Bona, Italy

Gianluca Bonitta, Italy

Andrew Bowker, New Zealand

Umberto Bracale, Italy

Piero Giovanni Bruni, Italy

Charles E. Butler, USA

Giuseppe Cavallaro, Italy

Marta Cavalli, Italy

David Chen, USA

Henry C. Chua, Philippines

Francesco Corcione, Italy

Salvatore Docimo, USA

Don Ejercito, Philippines

Metin Ertem, Turkey

Joe Fan, Hong Kong

René Fortelny, Austria

Ezio Gianetta, Italy

Arthur Gilbert, USA

Jean-François Gillion, France

Dalila Greco, Italy

Rolf Hartung, Dubai, UEA

William W. Hope, USA

Brian P. Jacob, USA

Andreas Koch, Germany

Jan F. Kukleta, Switzerland

Hakan Kulacoglu, Turkey

Martin Kurzer, UK

Ralph Lorenz, Germany

Jérome Loriau, France

Tommaso Lubrano, Italy

Daniele Maggiore, Switzerland

Zafer Malazgirt, Turkey

Vincenzo Mandalà, Italy

Giancarlo Micheletto, Italy

Mahdi Jasim Moosa, Iraq

John Morrison, Canada

Maurice Y. Nahabedian, USA

Paolo Negro, Italy

Dennis Ng, Hong Kong

Enrico Nicolo, USA

Justino Obama Nve, Equatorial Guinea

Alexander Oettinger, Russia

Raymond Andrew Ong, Philippines

Pablo Ortega Deballon, France

Anthony R. Perez, Philippines

Evangelos Perrakis, Greece

Balasubramaniam Ramana, India

Wolfgang Reinpold, Germany

Michael Rosen, USA

Jacob Rosenberg, Denmark

Shintaro Sakurai, Japan

Rajesh Shah, India

Domingo Sampang, Philippines

Marc Soler, France

Marek Soltes, Slovak Republic

Bernd Stechemesser, Germany

Anthony Y.B. Teoh, Hong Kong

Han Tran, Australia

A.C.J. Windsor, UK

Peter Kam Fai Yip, Hong Kong