Winners of Mini-invasive Surgery 2023 Best Paper Awards

Published on: 19 Apr 2024 Viewed: 200

We are pleased to announce the winners of the "Mini-invasive Surgery 2023 Best Paper Awards" to recognize and encourage the quality contributions of researchers in Mini-invasive Surgery from January to December 2022. Three outstanding papers won the Best Paper Awards. Congratulations to the recipients!

The selection process is rigorous, with evaluation by the Journal Scientific Committee led by Prof. Giulio Belli (Editor-in-Chief) . Papers were assessed based on the following criteria:

1. Overall value to scientific research;
2. Originality in research objectives;
3. Novelty in opinions or research approaches;
4. Significance to the field and reader interest;
5. Scientific soundness and data quality;
6. Citations in 2022 (Source: Web of Science).


First Prize: $1000

Second Prize: $500 each

Winners will receive an official award certificate signed by the Editor-in-Chief.

Best Papers:

First Prize

Title: The pocket-creation method of endoscopic submucosal dissection

Authors: Yoshikazu Hayashi, Yoshimasa Miura, Alan Kawarai Lefor, Hironori Yamamoto


Second Prize

Title: Ureter identification utilizing indocyanine green (ICG) imaging in colorectal surgery: a systematic review of the literature

Authors: Zoe Garoufalia, Steven D. Wexner


Title: Revisional bariatric surgery: a review of workup and management of common complications after bariatric surgery

Authors: Walker Lyons, Mennatallah Omar, Renee Tholey, Talar Tatarian


We sincerely appreciate the authors who have contributed excellent works to our journal. Moving forward, we expect to cooperate with more world-leading researchers to publish high-quality papers and promote academic communication in the field.

Furthermore, winners will be invited to speak as Guest Speakers at our webinars or participate in special interviews, subject to their availability. The awarded papers will be broadly promoted through all platforms of Mini-invasive Surgery and OAE Publishing Inc.

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About Mini-invasive Surgery:

Mini-invasive Surgery (, Online ISSN: 2574-1225) is an international peer-reviewed, gold open access, online academic journal founded by OAE Publishing Inc. in April 2017. The journal aims to document specific clinical findings indicating a new or alternative understanding of existing surgical techniques. It provides a global platform that deals with all extensive works and research related to all areas of minimally invasive surgery, endoscopy, treatment, and diagnosis.

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Editor: Irene Liu
Language Editor: Emma Chen
Production Editor: Yan Zhang
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