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Special Issue Title: Radical Surgery in Ovarian Cancer

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· Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor

Prof. Dr. Paul M. Magtibay, MD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Arizona, Scottsdale, USA

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Interests: Radical Cytoreductive Procedures in Patients with Ovarian Cancer; Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgical Operations in Patients with Malignant Conditions of the Female Pelvis

Dr. Samar Nahas, MD, MPH

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division Director, Gynecologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, USA
Associate Professor, University of California Riverside School of Medicine, Riverside, CA 92507, USA

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Interests: Gynecologic Oncology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Surgical cytoreduction and chemotherapy are the hallmark of treatment for women with advanced ovarian cancer. The literature consistently demonstrates that residual disease status, at the completion of surgical cytoreduction, remains an important prognostic factor in patient survival. Whether surgery is done in the primary setting, or as an interval procedure in the neoadjuvant setting, advanced surgical resection techniques are commonly necessary to achieve an optimal cytoreduction. Hence, the gynecologic surgical team needs to be familiar with these advanced surgical techniques to optimize treatment outcomes in ovarian cancer.

In this special issue, the authors will present information regarding advanced surgical techniques utilized in the management of advanced ovarian cancer. Various approaches to radical procedures including bowel resection, splenectomy, lymphadenectomy, HIPEC and diaphragm resection will be presented and described. When appropriate, surgical video links will additionally be provided.

Prof. Dr. Paul M. Magtibay and Dr. Samar Nahas

Guest Editors


Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at https://ejgo.imrpress.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by IMR Press.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1250. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.


Ovarian Cancer; Cytoreduction; Aggressive Surgical Techniques; Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy; Lymphadenectomy; Splenectomy; Diaphragm Resection

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