Special Issue on Surgical Infections and Sepsis

Submission Deadline: Apr. 30, 2016

Please click the link to know more about Manuscript Preparation: http://www.journalofsurgery.org/submission

  • Lead Guest Editor
    • Aly Saber
      Port-Fouad General Hospital, Port-Fouad, Port-Said, Egypt
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  • Introduction

    Infection related to surgery is an important topic in clinical aspect and surgery-related sepsis accounts for approximately 30% of all patients with sepsis. Postoperative sepsis is a major cause of surgical associated morbidity and mortality. The effect of infection and sepsis related to surgery on quality of patient's life and patient's satisfaction will be studied in our upcoming special issue. Topics for infections and sepsis in general; preoperative sepsis; postoperative infections are invited for submission by general surgeons and, surgical oncologists. Original articles, review articles and case reports will be accepted for submission in this special issue.

    Aims and scope:

    This special issue aims to publish research, review, short communications, and case reports on all the aspects related to surgical infections. The goal of this special issue is to provide a good chance for our colleagues and other surgeons all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments with the world regarding the scope of this issue.

    The scope of this special issue is to cover the aspect of infection and sepsis related to surgery including preoperative sepsis and postoperative sepsis.

    Topics may be related; but not limited to:

    1. Skin and soft tissue infections.
    2. Fulminating life-threatening conditions as: fasciitis; Fournier’s gangrene.
    3. Postoperative surgical site infections.

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.journalofsurgery.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.