Special Issue

Topic: Foregut Disease: Minimally Invasive and Innovation Therapeutics - Series II

A Special Issue of Mini-invasive Surgery

ISSN 2574-1225 (Online)

Submission deadline: 15 Oct 2024

Guest Editor(s)

Prof. Rasa Zarnegar
Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA.

Special Issue Introduction

Following the success of our previous series, this edition delves into cutting-edge advancements and novel therapeutic approaches for foregut diseases.

The foregut, comprising the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, is a complex region where a range of benign and malignant conditions can arise, significantly affecting patient quality of life.

Traditional treatments often involve invasive surgeries with risks of complications and extended recovery times. However, managing foregut diseases is rapidly evolving with minimally invasive techniques and innovative therapies. These advancements enhance treatment precision, efficacy, and safety while minimizing patient discomfort and recovery periods.

This Special Issue features original research articles, comprehensive reviews, and clinical studies from leading experts in the field.

The topics covered include but are not limited to:
1. Minimally Invasive Surgery for Esophageal Diseases: Innovations in laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgeries for conditions such as achalasia, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and esophageal cancer;
2. Endoscopic Therapies: Advances in endoscopic procedures, including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for Barrett's esophagus and early gastric cancer;
3. Novel Therapeutic Approaches: Exploration of cutting-edge treatments such as magnetic sphincter augmentation, peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), and other emerging technologies;
4. Multidisciplinary Management: The role of a multidisciplinary approach in diagnosing, treating, and managing complex foregut diseases;
5. Technological Innovations: Development and clinical application of new diagnostic and therapeutic tools, including advancements in imaging techniques and surgical instrumentation.

Our goal is to provide a comprehensive overview of the latest advancements in treating foregut diseases, highlighting the shift towards minimally invasive and innovative therapeutic strategies. We aim to disseminate knowledge to enhance clinical practice, foster collaboration, and inspire further research in this dynamic field.

Submission Deadline

15 Oct 2024

Submission Information

For Author Instructions, please refer to https://www.oaepublish.com/mis/author_instructions
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Submission Deadline: 15 Oct 2024
Contacts:  Mary Ma, Assistant Editor, mary@misjournal.net

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