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Editorial Board

Editor
Guangde Tu, BioMed Central

Senior Editorial Board Members

Aboud AlJa'bari, University of Jordan, Jordan

Ashraf Dahaba, Suez Canal University, Egypt

John Doyle, The Cleveland Clinic, USA

Patrice Forget, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Alexandre Joosten, Bicetre and Paul Brousse hospitals, Paris Saclay University, France

Jose Navas, Jackson Memorial Hospital, USA

Laura Pasin, University Hospital of Padua, Italy

Fuat Saner, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Savino Spadaro, University of Ferrara, Italy

 

Editorial Board Members

Hala Abdel-Ghaffar, Assiut University, Egypt

Ramon Abola, Stony Brook Medicine, USA

Osama Abou-Arab, Amiens Hospital University, France

Sanchit Ahuja, Henry Ford Health Systems, USA

Ozan Akca, University of Louisville, USA

Mehmet Aksoy, Ataturk University, Turkey

Can Aksu, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Turkey

Richard Applegate, University of California Davis School of Medicine, USA

Raffaele Aspide, IRCCS Institute of Neurological Sciences of Bologna, Italy

Gausan Bajracharya, The Cleveland Clinic, USA

Lorenzo Ball, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy

Sujoy Banik, Western University, Canada

Karsten Bartels, University of Colorado Denver, USA

Ayse Baysal, Pendik District Hospital, Turkey

Alessandro Belletti, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy

Dmitri Bezinover, Penn State College of Medicine, USA

Daniele G. Biasucci, Gemelli University Hospital, Italy

Elena Bignami, Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy

Francis Bonnet, Tenon Hospital, France

Helmar Bornemann-Cimenti, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Annalisa Boscolo, University of Padua, Italy

Andrea Carsetti, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

Rita Cataldo, Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Italy

Cosimo Chelazzi, Careggi University Hospital, Italy

Gilda Cinnella, University of Foggia, Italy

Sean Coeckelenbergh, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Barak Cohen, The Cleveland Clinic, USA

Ruggero Corso, GB Morgagni-L Pierantoni Hospital-AUSL Romagna, Italy

Andrea Cortegiani, University of Palermo, Italy

Remo Daniel Covello, Busto Arsizio Hospital, Italy

Kenneth Cummings, The Cleveland Clinic, USA

Salvatore Lucio Cutuli, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Italy

Alessandro De Cassai, University Hospital of Padova, Italy

Silvia De Rosa, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy

Cristian Deana, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata di Udine, Italy

Ronald Deumens, UCL, Belgium

Yalim Dikmen, Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Tip Faculty, Turkey

James Dilger, Stony Brook University, USA

Özlem Korkmaz Dilmen, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Turkey

Xueqin Ding, University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, USA

Christian Dualé, CHU de Clermont-Ferrand, France

Fabian Dusse, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany

Hossam El-Beheiry, University of Toronto, Canada

Mohamed R. El Tahan, Mansoura University, Egypt

Philipp Faßbender, Universitätsklinikum Essen, Germany

Michael Firstenberg, Summa Akron City Hospital, USA

Neal Fleming, University of California Davis, USA

Federico Franchi, University of Siena, Italy

Ulrich Frey, Universitat Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Bela Fulesdi, University of Debrecen, Hungary

Samuel M. Galvagno, University of Maryland Shock Trauma, USA

Marc Garnier, Tenon University Hospital, France

Vijaya Gottumukkala, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Alberto Grassetto, Ospedale di Vittorio Veneto, Treviso, Italy

Massimiliano Greco, San Raffaele Hospital, Italy

Domenico Luca Grieco, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy

Pierre-Grégoire Guinot, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Dijon, France

Dudu Berrin Gunaydin, Gazi Unıversity, Turkey

Ahmed Hasanin, Cairo University, Egypt

Jens Heyn, University of Munich, Germany

Ludwig Christian Hinske, University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany

Hisham Hosny, Kasr Al Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt

Hongzhen Hu, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, USA

Masahiro Irifune, Hiroshima University, Japan

Adam Jacob, Mayo Clinic, USA

Barbara Kabon, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Martin Kaczocha, Stony Brook University, USA

Habib Md Reazaul Karim, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Raipur, India

Anna Kędziora, John Paul II Hospital, Poland

Hanan Khafagy, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Egypt

Ashish Khanna, The Cleveland Clinic, USA

Peter Kienbaum, Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf, Germany

Rainer Kiefmann, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

Young-Kug Kim, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

N. Nick Knezevic, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, USA

Guniz M Koksal, I U Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey

Kemalettin Koltka, Istanbul Universitesi Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkey

Ilke Kupeli, Derince Training and Research Hospital, Turkey

Marcus Lance, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

Chiara Lazzeri, Intensive Cardiac Care Unit, AOUC, Italy

Yannick Le Manach, McMaster University, Canada

Jarone Lee, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Angela Lipshutz, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Juan Carlos Lopez-Delgado, Bellvitge University Hospital , Spain

Daqing Ma, Imperial College London, UK

Li Ma, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, USA

Ahmed Abdelaal Ahmed Mahmoud, Beni Suef University Faculty of Medicine, Egypt

Michael Maile, University of Michigan, USA

Rany Makaryus, Stony Brook University, USA

Jihad Mallat, Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE

Nándor Marczin, Imperial College London, UK

Jason McDougall, Dalhousie University, Canada

Sanjay Menon, Klinikum Aschaffenburg-Alzenau, Germany

Antonio Messina, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center – IRCCS, Rozzano, Milano, Italy 

Pavel Michalek, Antrim Area Hospital, UK

Hooman Mirzakhani, Brigham and Women's Hospital Channing Division of Network Medicine, USA

Zhirajr Mokini, San Gerardo University Hospital, Italy

Yasuko Nagasaka, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan

Cheng Ni, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China

Ruediger Noppens, Western University, Canada

Alberto Noto, University of Messina, Italy

David Orlov, Toronto General Hospital, Canada

Kentaro Ouchi, Kyushu University, Japan

Giuseppe Pascarella, University Hospital Campus Biomedico, Italy

Yong G. Peng, University of Florida, USA

Misha Perouansky, University of Wisconsin SMPH, USA

Paolo Persona, Padua Hospital, Italy

Marina Pieri, Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy

Michelino Puopolo, Stony Brook University Medical Center, USA

Alessandro Putzu, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland

Sadeq Quraishi, Harvard Medical School, USA

Poupak Rahimzadeh, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Satya Krishna Ramachandran, University of Michigan, USA

Ramachandran Ramani, University of Florida, USA

Martina Rekatsina, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK

Stefano Romagnoli, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Italy

Kurt Ruetzler, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA

Vincenzo Russotto, University Hospital San Gerardo, Italy

Tetsuro Sakai, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA

Fuat Saner, University Essen, Germany

Filippo Sanfilippo, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Italy

Adam Sapirstein, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Sarah Saxena, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Charleroi, Belgium

Ecaterina Scarlatescu, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Romania

Maximilian Schaefer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center & Harvard Medical School, United States

Simon Schafer, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Stefan Schaller, Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universitat Munchen, Germany

Tom Schepens, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium

Martin Schlaepfer, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

Ulrich Schmidt, MGH, USA

Herman Sehmbi, London He alth Sciences Centre, Western University, Canada

Mert Senturk, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkey

Ary Serpa Neto, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Brazil

Shahzad Shaefi, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA

Ban Leong Sng, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore

Martin Soehle, University Hospital of Bonn, Germany

Massimiliano Sorbello, University of Catania, Italy

Maurice Sosnowski, Institut Jules Bordet, Belgium

Dusica Stamenkovic, Military Medical Academy, Serbia

Lukasz Szarpak, Lazarski University, Poland

Kenichi Takechi, Matsuyama Red Cross Hospital, Japan

Issam Tanoubi, Universite de Montreal, Canada

Asha Tyagi, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, India

Eveline van Dorp, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Netherlands

Maria Vargas, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Giustino Varrassi, Paolo Procacci Foundation, Italy

Franck Verdonk, Stanford University, School of Medicine, USA

Luigi Vetrugno, University of Udine, Italy

Gianluca Villa, University of Florence, Italy

Omar Viswanath, Creighton University School of Medicine, USA

Zheng Xie, University of Chicago, USA

Zhongcong Xie, Harvard Medical School, USA

Yu Chang Yeh, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan

Fardin Yousefshahi, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Canada

Koichi Yuki, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA

Cedrick Zaouter, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, France

Weian Zeng, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, China

Hailin Zhao, Imperial College London, UK

Wenbo Zhu, Sun Yat-sen University Zhongshan School of Medicine, China

Andres Zorrilla-Vaca, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA
 

Editorial Advisors

Vijay Chava, Narayana Dental College & Hospital, India

Leopold Eberhart, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany

Lee Fleisher, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, USA

Helen Galley, University of Aberdeen, UK

John D McClure, University of Glasgow, UK

Ronald Miller, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Joseph Reves, Medical University of South Carolina, USA

Frank Wappler, University Witten / Herdecke, Germany

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    57 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    40 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    149 days from submission to acceptance
    13 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    2.217 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.477 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.085 - SNIP (Source-Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.703 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    Usage 
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