Editorial Team

International Advisory Board

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Thoralf M. Sundt, MD (Cardiothoracic Surgery)

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
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Nicolas Demartines, MD, FACS, FRCS (Oncologic Surgery)

Department of Visceral Surgery, University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland

Editors-In-Chief

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Alan D. L. Sihoe, MBBChir, MA(Cantab), FRCSEd(CTh), FCSHK, FHKAM, FCCP

Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
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Yupei Zhao, MD (General Surgery)

Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, President of Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China

Associate Editors-In-Chief

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Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, MD, FECTS (Uniportal VATS)

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Coruña University Hospital, Coruña, Spain
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Taiping Zhang, MD (Pancreatic Surgery)

Department of General Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

Associate Editors

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Ka-Li Frankie Leung (Orthopaedic Trauma)

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
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Jin He, MD, PhD (Pancreatic Surgery)

Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Kevin Phan, BSc (Adv) (Journal section: Spine Surgery)

NeuroSpine Surgery Research Group (NSURG), Sydney, Australia
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Yaxing Shen, MD (Thoracic Surgery)

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Editorial Board (Thoracic Surgery)

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Abbas E. Abbas, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Thirugnanam Agasthian, MBBS, MMed (Surgery), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (G)

Division of Surgical Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)
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Jean-Marc Baste, MD, PhD

Surgical Department of general and thoracic surgery, Rouen University Hospital, Rouen, France
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Luca Bertolaccini, MD, PhD, FCCP

Thoracic Surgery-AUSL Romagna, Santa Maria delle Croci Teaching Hospital, Ravenna, Italy
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Shanda H. Blackmon, MD, MPH, FACS

Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
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Alessandro Brunelli, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK
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Robert J. Cerfolio, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP

Clinical Division of Thoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, USA
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David Tom Cooke, MD, FCCP, FACS

Section of General Thoracic Surgery, University of California, Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA, USA
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Jose Luis J. Danguilan, MD

Lung Center of the Philippines, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines
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Joel Dunning, FRCS, PhD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
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Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz, MD, PhD, FECTS

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Strasbourg University Hospital, Strasbourg, France
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Hiran C. Fernando, MD

Department of Surgery, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Falls Church, VA, USA
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Masatsugu Hamaji, MD, PhD

Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
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Mohsen Ibrahim, MD, PhD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sant'Andrea Hospital, University of Rome 'Sapienza', Rome, Italy
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Mahmoud Ismail, MD

Surgery, Charité University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
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Dawn E. Jaroszewski, MD, MBA, FACS

Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
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Sanghoon Jheon, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam-si, Korea
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Mingqiang Kang, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, Fuzhou, Fujian, China
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Ali Zamir Khan

Medanta, the Medicity, Delhi NCR, India
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Hyun Koo Kim, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Korea University Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
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Jang Ming Lee, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
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Jay M. Lee, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Toni Lerut, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
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Chaoyang Liang, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China
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Hui Li, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Beijing Chao-yang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
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Virginia R. Litle, MD

Department of Surgery, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
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Antonio Martin-Ucar, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
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Marcello Migliore, MD, PhD, FETCS

Section of General Thoracic Surgery, University of Catania, Policlinic University Hospital, Catania, Italy
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Daniela Molena, MD

Thoracic Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
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Toshiaki Morikawa

Department of Chest Surgery, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato-City, Tokyo, Japan
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Ricardo A. Navarro, MD, FCCP

Thoracic Surgery Service, Sanatorio Allende, Cordoba, Argentina; Cardiothoracic Surgery, San Roque Hospital, Cordoba, Argentina
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Calvin S. H. Ng

Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, China
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Hiroyuki Oizumi, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular, Thoracic and Pediatric Surgery (Second Department of Surgery), Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
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Meinoshin Okumura, MD, PhD

Toneyama National Hospital, Osaka Japan
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Bernard J. Park, MD

Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
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René Horsleben Petersen

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
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Federico Rea, MD

Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
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Inderpal S. Sarkaria, MD, FACS

Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY USA
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Marco Scarci, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University College London Hospital, London, UK
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K. Robert Shen, MD

Department of Surgery, Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
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Tomaž Štupnik, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Takashi Suda

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
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Alper Toker, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University; Thoracic Surgery Program, Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey
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Akif Turna, MD, PhD, FETCS

Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical School, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey
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Giulia Veronesi, MD

Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
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Adrian Ooi Seng Wae, MB, BCh, BAO, LRCS&SI (NUI), MRCSEd, FRCSEd(C-Th), CCT(UK)

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Nan Wu, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Peking University Cancer Hospital, Beijing, China
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Paul Zarogoulidis, MD, MsC, PhD

Pulmonary Department, “G. Papanikolaou” General Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Marcin Zielinski, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Pulmonary Hospital, Zakopane, Poland

Editorial Board (Cardiac Surgery)

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Martin Andreas, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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Tohru Asai, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa, Otsu, Shiga, Japan , Japan
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Patrick G. Chan, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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Allen Cheng, MD

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
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W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr. MD, FACS, FRCS-England

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
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Danny Chu, MD, FACS

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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John M. Craig, MD

Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Baptist Medical Group, Memphis, TN, USA
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Enrico Ferrari, MD, FETCS

Division of Cardiac Surgery and Division of Cardiovascular Research, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland; Division of Cardiac Surgery, Cardiocentro Ticino Foundation, Lugano, Switzerland
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Theodor Fischlein, MD

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
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Leonard N. Girardi, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA
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Mohammed Hassan, MD, FACS

University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM, USA
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Junjiro Kobayashi, MD

National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka, Japan
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Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, MD

Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
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Richard Lee, MD, MBA

Center for Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, USA
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Peyman Sardari Nia, MD, PhD

Department of cardiothoracic surgery, University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands
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Evelio Rodriguez, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Saint Thomas West Hospital, Nashville, TN, USA
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Gianluca Torregrossa, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA
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Davide Pacini

Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
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Louis P. Perrault, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
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Konstadinos A. Plestis, MD, FACS

System Chief, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery - Lankenau Heart Institute, Main Line Health, Wynnewood, PA, USA
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Javier Gallego Poveda, MD, PhD, FETCS

Department of Cardio-Thoracic, Santa Maria University Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal

Editorial Board (Gastrointestinal Surgery)

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Kfir Ben-David, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami Beach, FL, USA
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Luigi Boni, MD, FACS

Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center, Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
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F. Charles Brunicardi, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, David Geffen, School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Zhifen Chen, MD, PhD

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, Fuzhou, Fujian, China
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Tao Chen, MD

Department of General Surgery, Nanfang Hospital, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
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Giovanni Dapri, MD, PhD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint-Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
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Gianlorenzo Dionigi, MD, FACS

Department of Human Pathology in Adulthood and Childhood 'G. Barresi', University Hospital 'G. Martino', The University of Messina, Messina, Italy
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Radwan Kassir, MD

Department of General Surgery, CHU Hospital, Jean-Monnet University, Saint Etienne, France
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Seon-Hahn Kim, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery and the Director of Cancer Center, Korea University Anam Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
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Michael Ka Wah Li, MBBS (London), MRCS, LRCP, FRCS, FCSHK, FHKAM

Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery Development, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Hong Kong, China
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Xinxiang Li, MD, PhD

Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China
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Mi Lin, MD

Department of Gastric Surgery, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, Fujian, China
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John J. Park, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL, USA
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Xuefei Yang, MD, PhD

Section of colorectal surgery, Department of Surgery, the University of Hong Kong- Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China.

Editorial Board (Hepato-biliary and Pancreatic Surgery)

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A. James Moser, MD, FACS

The Pancreas and Liver Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
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Patrick Pessaux, MD, PhD

The Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgical Unit, Nouvel Hopital Civil (NHC), Strasbourg, France
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Matteo Ravaioli, PhD

Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, S. Orsola and Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
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John A. Stauffer, MD

Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
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Tao Suo, MD, PhD

Department of General Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
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Go Wakabayashi, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Ageo Central General Hospital, Ageo city, Japan
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Matthew J. Weiss, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
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Rebekah R. White, MD

Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Editorial Board (Urologic Surgery)

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Eric Chung, FRACS

Department of Urology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, University of Queensland; AndroUrology Centre, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane QLD, Australia
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Roger R. Dmochowski, MD

Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
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Hiten RH Patel (Laparoscopy, Robotics, Telestration, Telementoring, TeleSurgery)

BMSc.Hons, BM, BCh, MRCS, PhD, FRCS(Urol), FRCS(Eng) Department of Urology, University Hospital North Norway, Norway & The Arctic University (University of Tromso, UiT)

Editorial Board (Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery)

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Marco Innocenti, MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy

Section Editors

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Weili Fu, MD, PhD (Orthopedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
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Yang Hu, MD (Thoracic Surgery)

Department of Thoracic Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
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Qianli Ma, MD (VATS)

Department of Thoracic Surgery, China Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China
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Tong Qiu, MD (Thoracic Surgery)

Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, Qingdao, China
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Fenghao Sun, MD (Thoracic Surgery)

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan hospital Fudan University, Shanghai, China
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Hailiang Tang, MD (Neurosurgery)

Department of Neurosurgery, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
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Bin Wang, MD, PhD (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, China

Managing Editor

Grace S. Li

Editorial Office, Journal of Visualized Surgery

Senior Editor

Skylar F. Gao

Editorial Office, Journal of Visualized Surgery