The World Journal of Surgery is the official journal of the International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC). The international readership is provided with the latest, most authoritative information on major clinical problems in the field of surgery. It publishes selected original scientific reports on:
Advances in clinical surgery
Experimental surgery and related sciences
Socioeconomic aspects of surgical care.
The World Journal of Surgery is one of the six highest-ranking general surgical journals worldwide with an Impact Factor oscillating between 2 and 3.