Formosan Journal of Surgery

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About the Journal

Formosan Journal of Surgery, launched in 1968, is the official peer-reviewed open access journal of Taiwan Surgical Association (​​) and various surgical subspecialties of Taiwan. As an open access publication, it permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

The Journal is published bimonthly by Wolters Kluwer Lippincott and is indexed in DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Emerging Sources Citation Index, SCOPUS, Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris - Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Netherlands ISSN centre, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data.

The journal is Indexed in Sherpa/Romeo​.​

Aim and Scope

Formosan Journal of Surgery publishes articles in the fields of bariatric and metabolic surgery, breast surgery, cardiovascular surgery, colon and rectal surgery, endocrine surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery, neurosurgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, surgical translational research, thoracic surgery, transplantation, traumatalogy, urology and its related disciplines. Formosan Journal of Surgery publishes original articles, review articles, case reports and correspondences that are of exceptional and unique importance. Studies on state-of-the-art surgical innovations across the entire spectrum of clinical and experimental surgery are particularly welcome.

The aim and significance of Formosan Journal of Surgery is to provide a forum for the publication of research papers on all aspects of surgery and the exchange of new medical knowledge.

Contact Us

Editorial office:
​​Address: 3F., No. 31, Sec. 5, Nanjing E. Rd., Songshan Dist., Taipei 105, Taiwan (ROC)
Tel: +886-2-27697845 ext.15
Fax: +886-2-27467149