Editor’s Foreword

Mario Lima

JEMIS (Journal of endoscopic and minimally invasive surgery) is a multidisciplinary journal, dedicated to the promotion of research, postgraduate training and further training in minimally invasive surgery of the newborn, children and adolescents.
A free web open journal will provide post-graduate surgical education and scientific publications of pediatric surgery in order to improve the exchange of information between pediatric surgeons, based on evidence of best practice surgery in order to improve and promote the health of Children.

JEMIS welcomes and accepts manuscripts of clinical research and laboratory houses meaningful reports and technical notes relating to all aspects of minimally invasive surgery, endoscopy, video-adolescent and pediatric surgery. It ‘also a means to publicize the meetings and news related to the progress of Pediatric Surgery and the health of children in Europe and the rest of the world.

Aims and objectives

  • To publish peer-reviewed original articles, case reports, letters to the editor, editorials, review articles, comments, and innovations that will have an impact in pediatric minimally invasive surgery
  • To enhance the exchange of ideas / information in the field of pediatric surgery and the interaction between the parties involved.
  • To encourage contact and collaboration between individuals, governments and non- governmental organizations for the provision of health care to the quality of life of children.
  • To support the training, advertise workshops, seminars, master, conferences writing scientific manuscripts that will contribute to the improvement of m publishing culture.


The newspaper is published by CLUEB (Bologna)

JEMIS is an Open Access journal. The frequency of quarterly publication: January-April, May-August and September-December.

URL JMIPS Abstracts and indexing information
The magazine aims to be in the main scientific networks: Abstracts on hygiene and communicable diseases, AJOL, CAB Abstracts, Caspur, DOAJ, EBSCO Publishing of electronic databases, Excerpta Medica / EMBASE, Expanded Academic ASAP, Genamics JournalSeek, Global Health, Google Scholar, Health & Wellness Research Center, Health Reference Center Academic, HINARI, Index Copernicus, MANTIS, MEDLINE / Index Medicus, OpenJGate, PrimoCentral, ProQuest, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOLOAR, SCOPUS, SIIC databases, Summons Serial Solutions, Tropical Diseases Bulletin, Ulrich International periodical list


The Editorial Board encourages submission of review articles on topics of current interest. The manuscript should be restricted to 4000 words and up to fifty references. An abstract of no more than 250 words and up to six key words should be provided.

Original Articles
The manuscript should be restricted to 3000 words, up to 30 references and carry no more than four tables or figures. Please provide a 250-word structured abstract and upto six key words.

Case Report
This section presents reports on rare cases. Submissions to this section should carry no more than 700 words, two figures and five references. An unstructured abstract of upto 150 words and six key words should be provided.

How I do It?
Submissions to this section should provide a description of a well-established MAS procedure focussing on its technical aspects. The operative steps should be illustrated with high-quality figures. The manuscript should be restricted to 1500 words, a 150-word abstract, six key words and may carry up to 10 figures and 10 references.

Instruments and Equipments
Modifications to existing instruments / equipment or descriptions of new ones should be presented in no more than 500 words, up to three references and 2 figures.

Letter to the Editor
Comments on papers recently published in the Journal. The letters should be restricted to up to 500 words and three references and should not carry any figures.

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