Editorial Board


Luca Ansaloni
Unit of Emergency and General Surgery
Bufalini Hospital, Cesena (FC), Italy

Pompiliu Piso
Department of Surgery, Barmherzige Brueder
Teaching Hospital University of Regensburg, Germany

Pompiliu Piso is Chief of the Department for General and Visceral Surgery at the Barmherzige Brueder Hospital, teaching hospital of the University of Regensburg, Germany. He is Professor of Surgery and one of the pioneers of the multimodality treatment of peritoneal surface malignancies (PSM) in Germany, which he is performing since 1995. He was President of the World Congress on PSM held 2012 in Berlin. He has conducted several trials and published many original papers and reviews, mainly in the field of gastrointestinal oncology. He is actively involved in surgical training courses with live surgery and in multidisciplinary seminars performed with medical oncologists mainly for colorectal cancer.


Federico Coccolini, General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery Department, Bufalini Hospital, Cesena (FC), Italy

Managing Editor

Fausto Catena, Department of Emergency-Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy
Antonio Tarasconi, Department of Emergency-Surgery, Parma University Hospital, Parma, Italy

Managing office

Marco Ceresoli, Department of General Surgery, Bicocca University, Monza, Italy
Giulia Montori, Department of Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy

Senior Editors

Hans Jeekel, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
David Morris, Department of Surgery, The University of New South Wales, St. George Hospital, Kogarah, NSW, Australia
Paul H. Sugarbaker, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program, Washington Cancer Institute, Washington, DC, USA
Yutaka Yonemura, Peritoneal Dissemination Program, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Shizuoka, Japan

Section Editors

Fikri Abu-Zidan, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates
Antonio Brucato, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
Christina Fotopoulou, Queen Anne Medical Center, London, UK
Olivier Glehen, Department of Surgical Oncology, University Hospital of Lyon-Sud, Lyon, France
Rao Ivatury, Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Luca Luzzi, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Siena University Hospital, Siena, Italy
Intraperitoneal Drugs Pharmacology
Vic Verwaal, Aarhus University Hospital, Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Statistical Reviewer

Davide Corbella, Toronto University, Toronto, Canada

Board Members

Ferdinando Agresta, Department of General Surgery, Adria Hospital, Adria (RO), Italy
Noual Bakrin, Department of Gynecology, Hospital of Lyon-Sud, Lyon, France
David L. Bartlett, Koch Center for Regional Therapy, University of Pittsburgh UPMC Health System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Pietro Brambillasca, Department of Anesthesiology, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
Emel Canbay, NPO HIPEC Istanbul Centre for Peritoneal Surface Malignancies, Istanbul, Turkey
Roberto Cirocchi, Department of Surgery, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy
Nicola De' Angelis, Unit of Digestive Surgery, Henri Mondor Hospital, Créteil; University of Paris Est, Paris, France
Pierandrea De Iaco, Department of Ginecology, Sant’Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
Belinda De Simone, Department of General and Emergency Surgery, Gustave Dron Hospital, Tourcoing, France
Michele De Simone, Department of Oncologic Surgery, Fondazione del Piemonte per l’Oncologia (IRCCS), Candiolo (TO), Italy
Angelo Di Giorgio, Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Salomone Di Saverio, Department of General and Trauma Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Bologna, Italy
Luigi Frigerio, Department of Ginecology, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
Francesco Gabrielli, Department of General Surgery, Bicocca University, Monza, Italy
Jeffry Kashuk, Department of Intensive Care, Assia Medical Group and Assuta Hospital, Israel
Torsten Kaussen, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Surgery and Critical Care Medicine; General, Acute Care, Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, and Trauma Surgery, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Yoram Kluger, Department of General Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Rambam Medical Centre, Haifa, Israel
Alfred Koenigsrainer, Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
Vladimir Khokha, Department of General Surgery, Mozir Hospital, Mozir, Belarus
Yan Li, Department of Surgical Oncology, Beijing Shijitan Hospital of the Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
Carlo Link, Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Asklepios Paulinen Klinik, Wiesbaden, Germany
Antonio Macrì, Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Roberto Manfredi, Department of Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
Daniele Marrelli, Unit of Surgical Oncology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Guillaume Passot, Department of General Surgery, Hospital of Lyon-Sud, Lyon, France
Bruno M. Pereira, Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
Beate Rau, Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Charité Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Tarek Razek, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebéc, Canada
Pascal Rousset, Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Lyon-Sud, Lyon, France
Boris Sakakushev, Medical Faculty, Medical University of Plovdiv; University Hospital St. George Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Paolo Sammartino, Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, La Sapienza University, Roma, Italy
Massimo Sartelli, Department of General Surgery, Macerata Hospital, Macerata, Italy
Giovanni Scambia, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
Kjetil Søreide, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen; Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway
Richard Ten Broek, Department of Surgery, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Dieter Weber, Department of Trauma and General Surgery, Royal Perth Hospital, The University of Western Australia & The University of Newcastle, Australia