Formosan Journal of Surgery

The Formosan Journal of Surgery (FJS) is the official international peer-reviewed publication of the Taiwan Surgical Association. The Journal began life in January 1968, when it was called the Taiwan Journal of Surgery, which dealt with all surgical subspecialties, including thoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, digestive surgery, neurosurgery, endocrine surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, and orthopedic surgery.

The Journal welcomes clinical as well as basic research papers on both medical and surgical aspects of various diseases (mainly surgical) from all over the world. It is published every 2 months by Elsevier, with a circulation of about 5400 copies per issue, and is indexed in the ScienceDirect, SCOPUS, Academic Citation Index (ACI) and Taiwan Academic Online (TAO).
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Editor-in-Chief: Liang-Shun Wang

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  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISSN: 1682-606X