International Journal of Surgical Studies (IJSS)

Open Access Journal


About the Journal

The International Journal of Surgical Studies (IJSS) is a double-blinded peer-reviewed, Open Access, a multidisciplinary international journal addressing various aspects of surgical research, education and clinical practice. The International Journal of Surgical Studies is the most important source of reliable and up-to-date information in the field of surgery.

More about Journal

The contents of the journal cover various fields of general surgery including: liver, gallbladder, pancreas, portal hypertension and spleen surgery, gastrointestinal tract, laparoscopy, vascular, infection and acute and intensive surgery, abdominal wall hernia, breast, thyroid and endocrine surgery, transplant surgery, surgical nutrition, experimental surgery, local anatomy and surgery, etc.

The journal has a practical focus and publishes articles by leading experts covering topical issues of surgery, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases, surgical algorithms and methods of treatment of various diseases. The journal publishes original research, reviews, clinical observations, clinical case discussions, technical exchanges, experience exchanges, short reports, etc.

IJSS employs a rigorous peer-review and editing process to assess manuscripts for integrity, importance, novelty, and scientific accuracy.

Aim and Scope of the Journal

International Journal of Surgical Studies (IJSS) is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical case studies in all areas of Surgery, Surgical Pathology, Surgical Complications, Surgical Procedures, Surgical Management, Technologies in Surgery, and Surgical Care.

General Surgeon, Colon and Rectal Surgeon, Neurosurgeon, Critical Care Surgeon, Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Ophthalmologist, Orthopedic Surgeon, Otolaryngologist, Pediatric Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, Thoracic Surgeon, Urologist, Vascular Surgeon for the dissemination of new knowledge and information about the latest research inventions relevant to surgery and surgical research.

Importance of Qualitative Research in Surgery

Surgery is the branch of health science that treats diseases, injuries, and deformities by manual or operative methods. Research is the keystone on the advancement of medicine and surgery.

The International Journal of Surgical Studies (IJSS) aims to provide a platform for the exchange of information about all areas of surgery and to promote the discipline of surgical care and good health throughout the world.

Peer-review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Review processing is performed by the editorial board members of the International Journal of Surgical Studies (IJSS) or outside experts, at least two to three independent reviewer’s approval followed by editor approval is required for acceptance of any citable manuscript. After publishing, articles are freely available online without any restrictions or any other subscriptions to researchers worldwide.

Editorial Board


Professor Dr. Heinz Koelbl, M.D Chairman of the Division of Gynaecology and Gynecological Oncology, Austria

Dr. Erivelto Volpi

Professor Dr. Erivelto Volpi Professor in charge of the Thyroid Ablation Course at CETRUS Faculty – SP, Brazil

Jaime Ruiz Tovar Polo

Professor Dr. Jaime Ruiz-Tovar Professor of Surgery, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain


Professor Dr. Nimrod Juniahs Mwang’ombe Professor of Surgery and Consultant Neurosurgeon


Professor Dr. Ana C T Zanchi School of Medicine, University of São Paulo Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Assad Taha

Associate Professor Dr. Assad Taha Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Beirut, Lebanon