About eWJMIS

The eWJMIS is the world’s number one interactive journal in minimally invasive surgery.

The eWJMIS builds on the success of IRCAD, an excellence in minimally invasive surgery. The journal complements the IRCAD (IRCAD France, IRCAD Taiwan, IRCAD América Latina) worldwide renowned on-site learning experience and our E-learning website, WeBSurg.

The eWJMIS combines state of the art clinical knowledge, exclusive medical illustrations and top-quality videos. The aim of the eWJMIS is to enable medical education by focusing on innovation in MIS through clinical cases, original articles and research in new technologies and operative techniques.

By harnessing the power of the Internet and mobile devices to spread knowledge, this journal has become a unique and revolutionary learning experience.

It is completely free and is now available in 2 versions:

  • iBook (1Gb) version compatible with iPad (iOS 7.0 or later) and Mac (OS X 10.9)
  • PDF (20Mb) version with online media content, compatible with all devices.

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Issue title: Innovation & surgery – A fantastic voyage Price: Free of charge
Book format: iBook or Pdf
Publishing date:
June 2013
Language: English

1. Original Articles

  • Near-infrared laparoscopy for lymphatic mapping and sentinel node identification.
  • Laparoscopic liver resection with laparoscopic bipolar radiofrequency device (laparoscopic Habib™ 4X)
  • Ablative and resective therapies of Barrett’s esophagus

2. Operative Techniques

  • Preservation of neurovegetative plexuses in male patients during laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery
  • Round table: short esophagus – myth or reality: from personal experience to objective diagnosis and management.
  • Urgent laparoscopic splenectomy for acute thrombopenia (1000 platelets/mm3)

3. Clinical Cases, continuing medical education.

  • Robotic lateral sectionectomy with biliary tract stones extraction
  • New frontiers in the treatment of the metabolic syndrome: focus on the EndoBarrier™ device

4: New technologies

  • Visible patient service: VR-RENDER® demo

5. Cultural Escapes

  • Christmas Market


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Issue title: Pancreatectomy The era of Minimally invasive surgery Price: Free of charge
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Publishing date:
September 2012
Language: English

1. Original Articles

  • SET : Submucosal Endoscopic Tumor resection
  • NOTES for colorectal resection
  • Remote access neck surgery (Robotic facelift thyroidectomy)
  • Ethical issues in Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery

2. Operative Techniques

  • Clean Net: Combination of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Approaches to Neoplasia with Non-Exposure Technique for early gastric cancer with severe scar: a steady step towards organ-sparing GI cancer surgery
  • Retroperitoneal adrenalectomy

3. Operative Techniques MIS pancreatic resection

  • Pancreatectomy: minimally invasive or robotic approach?
  • Laparoscopic spleen-preserving pancreatectomy
  • Minimally invasive pancreatic resection
  • Total pancreatectomy

4. Clinical cases, continuing medical education

  • Sleeve gastrectomy: Endoscopic management of stenosis and leaks
  • Sleeve gastrectomy: a simple operation with complex results (GERD, dysphagia, and pain issues)
  • Laparoscopic revision of Nissen fundoplication for dysphagia
  • Laparoscopic exploration for internal hernia following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

5. New Technology

  • MAGNAMOSIS™ – a novel magnetic compression anastomosis device for the future of surgery and endoscopy

6. Cultural Escapes

  • Bugatti, a family story.


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eWJMIS first issue

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Issue title: A novel permanent therapy 
for esophageal achalasia:
peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) Price: Free of charge
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Publishing date:
January 2012
Language: English

1. Original Articles

  • A novel permanent therapy for esophageal achalasia: peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)
  • Transoral endoscopic inner layer esophagectomy
  • NOTES and rectal cancer
  • Preoperative virtual neck exploration & intraoperative augmented reality for parathyroidectomy
  • Laparoscopic hernia repair – TAPP or TEP

2. Operative Techniques

  • Robot-assisted (Da-Vinci System SiHD system) total thyroidectomy from a single axillary access (RATT)
  • Video-assisted exploration of the four parathyroid glands for primary hyperparathyroidism
  • Laparoscopic-assisted distal gastrectomy with D2 lymph node dissection

3. Clinical cases, continuing medical education

  • Laparoscopic excision of a horseshoe-shaped leiomyoma of the lower esophagus
  • Incidental esophageal leiomyoma during reflux surgery: what to do?
  • Round table: facing mishaps around the hiatus
  • Radiological endoscopic trans-Kehr rendezvous technique for residual choledocholithiasis in a patient with giant juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum

4. New Technology

  • The Anubiscope™: reshaping interventional endoscopy for NOTES

5. Cultural Escapes

  • The sommelier Serge Dubs will introduce us to the delights of Alsace wines


Authors

  • Jacques Marescaux

    Jacques Marescaux

    MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon JSES

    President of IRCAD/EITS

    WeBSurg Editor-in-Chief

    E-WJMIS Editor-in-Chief

  • Min-Ho Huang

    Min-Ho Huang
    MD, PhD

    President of Show Chwan Memorial Hospital

    Founder of the AITS

    E-WJMIS Editor-in-Chief

  • Armondo Melani

    Armondo Melani
    MD

    Scientific Director of the IRCAD/AMITS

    E-WJMIS Editor-in-Chief

Experts

  • Peter Angelos

    Peter Angelos
    MD, PhD, FACS

    Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery and Surgical Ethics,

    Chief of Endocrine Surgery,

    Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

    The University of Chicago

  • Juan Santiago Azagra-Soria

    Juan Santiago Azagra-Soria
    MD

    Surgeon and Master of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery Internship

    Centre Hospitalier of Luxembourg

  • Michael Bailey

    Michael Bailey
    MD, FRCS

    Professor of Surgery, Postgraduate Medical School

    University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

  • Ronan Cahill

    Ronan Cahill
    MD, FRCS

    Departments of Colorectal Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

    Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, Oxford, England

  • Josemberg Campos

    Josemberg Campos
    MD

    Director of neogastro, Recife, Brazil

    Federal university of pernambuco, Brazil

  • Hyunsoo Chung

    Hyunsoo Chung
    MD

    Gastroenterologist and interventional endoscopist

    Research Associated Professor, IRCAD, Strasbourg, France

    Research Fellow, IHU, Strasbourg, France

  • Gianmarco Contino

    Gianmarco Contino
    MD

    MD, Division of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Fellow,

    University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Federico Costantino

    Federico Costantino
    MD

    Digestive and Endocrine surgeon

    University Hospital Strasbourg, France

  • Jacopo D'Agostino

    Jacopo D’Agostino
    MD

    Junior attending

    University Hospital of Strasbourg, France

  • Bernard Dallemagne

    Bernard Dallemagne
    MD

    Digestive and endocrine surgeon

    University Hospital Strasbourg, France

  • Nicolas Demartines

    Nicolas Demartines
    MD

    Professor and Chairman, Department of Visceral Surgery,

    University Hospital CHUV Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Gianfranco Donatelli

    Gianfranco Donatelli
    MD

    Consultant surgeon endoscopist Department of general and Endocrine Surgery,

    University Hospital of Strasbourg, France.

  • Quan-Yang Duh

    Quan-Yang Duh
    MD

    Professor and Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery,

    University of California, San Francisco

    United States

  • Manoel Galvao Neto

    Manoel Galvao Neto
    MD

    Scientific Coordinator of Gastro Obeso Center,

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti

    Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti
    MD

    Lloyd Nyhus Professor of Surgery

    Vice Head Department of Surgery

    Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive, General & Robotic Surgery

    University of Illinois at Chicago, United States

  • Nagy Habib

    Nagy Habib
    ChM, FRCS

    Professor of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Consultant Surgeon

    Imperial College London, Department of Surgery & Cancer, London, UK

  • Michael Harrison

    Michael Harrison
    MD

    Professor Emeritus of Surgery

    Director, UCSF Pediatric Device Consortium

    University of California, San Francisco

  • Woo Jin Hyung

    Woo Jin Hyung
    MD, PhD

    Director, Robot & MIS Center

    Severance Hospital, Yonsei University Health System

    Associate professor, Department of Surgery

    Yonsei University College of Medicine

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Haruhiro Inoue

    Haruhiro Inoue
    MD

    Digestive Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital,

    Japan

  • Long R Jiao

    Long R Jiao
    MD, FRCS

    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon

    Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, UK

  • Blair A. Jobe

    Blair A. Jobe
    MD

    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,

    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US

    Sampson Family Endowed Professor of Surgery

  • Charis Kyriakides

    Charis Kyriakides
    MD

    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

    Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

  • Thomas Krummel

    Thomas Krummel
    MD

    Departments of Colorectal Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

    Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, Oxford, England

  • Shin-ei Kudo

    Shin-ei Kudo
    MD

    Director of the Digestive Disease Center at Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital. Vice-Director of Showa University

  • Joël Leroy

    Joël Leroy
    MD, FRCS

    Professor of Surgery

    University Hospital of Strasbourg, France

  • Francesco Maria Bianco

    Francesco Maria Bianco
    MD

    Assistant professor of surgery

    University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Paolo Miccoli

    Paolo Miccoli
    MD

    Professor of Surgery

    Università degli Studi di Pisa, Italy

  • Michele Minuto

    Michele Minuto
    MD

    Università degli Studi di Pisa,
Italy

  • Didier Mutter

    Didier Mutter
    MD, PhD, FACS

    Professor of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery

    University Hospital of Strasbourg, France

  • Madhava Pai

    Madhava Pai

    MS, MSc, MRCS, FRCS

    Associate Specialist HPB Surgery

    Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK

  • Oliver Pech

    Oliver Pech
    MD, PhD

    Head of Gastroenterology and Interventional Endoscopy

    St. John of God Hospital, Teaching Hospital of the University of

    Regensburg, Germany

  • Silvana Perretta

    Silvana Perretta
    MD

    Consultant Digestive, upper GI surgeon

    University Hospital of Strasbourg, France

  • Patrick Pessaux

    Patrick Pessaux
    MD, PhD

    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgeon

    University Hospital Strasbourg, France

    IRCAD-EITS, IHU Mixsurg

  • Thierry Ponchon

    Thierry Ponchon
    MD, PhD

    Head of gastroenterology unit

    Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon

  • Luc Soler

    Luc Soler
    PhD

    Head of IRCAD R&D Team

    University Hospital of Strasbourg, France

  • Nathaniel J. Soper

    Nathaniel J. Soper
    MD

    Professor in Gastrointestinal and Endocrine surgery

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago,

    Illinois, US

  • Steven D Schwaitzberg

    Steven D Schwaitzberg
    MD

    Associate Professor of Surgery

    Harvard Medical School

  • Duncan Spalding

    Duncan Spalding
    BSc, MD, FRCS, FRCS

    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon

    Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

  • Lee Swanström

    Lee Swanström
    MD, FACS

    Gastrointestinal, digestive, and minimally invasive surgeon

    Legacy Health System, the Oregon clinic, Portland, Oregon, US

  • Patricia Sylla

    Patricia Sylla
    MD

    Instructor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Surgery

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, US

  • David J. Terris

    David J. Terris
    M.D., F.A.C.S

    Professor and Chairman, Otolaryngology

    Stanford University, Stanford, CA

  • Michel Vix

    Michel Vix
    MD

    Digestive and endocrine surgeon

    University Hospital of Strasbourg, France

  • James Wall

    James Wall
    MD, MSc

    Pediatric Surgery Fellow

    University of California, San Francisco

    California, United States

  • Martin Walz

    Martin Walz
    MD

    Head Professor of Surgery

    Department of Surgery and Centre of Minimally Invasive Surgery,

    Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Essen, Germany

  • Mark Whiteford

    Mark Whiteford
    MD, FACS, FASCRS

    Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery,Providence Cancer Center

    Affilliate Associate Professor of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University

    Portland, Oregon

  • Han-Kwang Yang

    Han-Kwang Yang
    MD

    Professor of surgery

    Seoul National University Cancer Research Institute, South Korea

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