About the Journal

AME Surgical Journal

Aims and Scope

The AME Surgical Journal (ASJ; AME Surg J; ISSN: 2788-578X) is an open access, peer-reviewed electronic journal focused on the advancement of surgical science and practice. It aims to provide an international platform for researchers and clinicians of various specialties to share, learn, and discuss the latest advancements and state-of-the-art research in surgery, promoting research and practice within its various specialties, for the ultimate goal of benefiting patients worldwide. AME Surgical Journal is indexed and covered by Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

The scope of ASJ includes Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Lung Surgery, Esophageal Surgery, Gastric Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Breast Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urological Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Transplantation, Anesthesiology, etc. Submission topics include the intricacies of surgical techniques, the latest advancements, innovative approaches, perioperative management, and any other aspect related to surgery.

Moreover, ASJ features publishing advanced visual materials such as surgical videos, which will also be archived and highlighted in ASVIDE (AME Surgical Video Database, www.asvide.com), a surgical video database owned by the AME Publishing Company.

ASJ welcomes submissions of Original Articles, Review Articles, Case Reports, Surgical Technique Articles with videos, Editorials, etc. For descriptions and length requirements of each article type, please refer to the journal’s Author Instruction.

Journal Keywords: case report, lung cancer, lymphadenectomy, surgery, education, video-assisted thoracic surgery, residency, lobectomy, practical skills, immunotherapy, solitary lung nodule, congenital heart disease, uniportal, minimally invasive surgery, surgical simulation, surgical training, non-intubated thoracic surgery, children, non-intubated thoracic surgery, lung metastases, clinical excellence, intercostal anaesthesia, single port, excisional biopsy, percutaneous ablation, thoracoscopy, giant juvenile fibroadenoma, breast conserving therapy, quality, robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, etc.


AME Surgical Journal is indexed and covered by

ASJ is endorsed by:

Information for Authors

ASJ follows the ICMJE recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journal and the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)'s guidelines.

Manuscripts submitted must be the original work of the author(s) and must not be published previously or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission Turnaround Time

  • In-house review: 1-3 weeks
  • External peer review: 1-3 months
  • Publication Ahead of Print: within 1 month after being accepted
  • Formal publication: within 1-3 months after being accepted. Original Articles are listed as priority.

Publication Schedule

Published quarterly from June 2021 to December 2022, ASJ now follows a bimonthly publication model (February, April, June, August, October, December).

Open Access Statement

AME Surgical Journal is a peer reviewed, open access journal. All content of the journal is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for all to read, download, copy and distribute as defined by the applied license.

Free access and usage
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. This license allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided:

  • this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way.
  • the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI) and provides a link to the license but not in an any way implying that the licensor is endorsing the user or the use of the work.
  • no derivatives including remix, transform, or build upon the material was allowed for distribution.
The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to ASJ, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

For any inquiry/special circumstance on the copyright, commercial usage or adaptation of ASJ articles, please contact: permissions@amegroups.com

For reprint order, please contact: sales@amegroups.com

Support for Authors to Comply with Funding Body Mandates

We work with authors of research articles supported by funding bodies with open access mandates to ensure that authors can meet their funders’ requirements for public access to research results.

In addition, we offer further support for authors who are required to comply with funding body mandates, including but not limited to:

Editorial Office

Email: asj@amegroups.com

Publisher Information

ASJ is published by AME Publishing Company.
Address: Flat/RM C 16F, Kings Wing Plaza 1, NO. 3 on Kwan Street, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China.

Updated on March 25, 2024