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Genitourinary Surgery focuses on all aspects of the surgical treatment of malignancies, stone diseases, benign prostate hyperplasia as well as reconstructive and functional surgical treatment of the genitourinary tract.
A special interest resides on novel minimally invasive surgical techniques such as robot-assisted surgery, Laparoscopic Single-Site Surgery (LESS), Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) as well as technical improvements including radiologic/radio-therapeutic techniques and focal therapy approaches.
Authors are encouraged to submit experimental or clinical studies to the above listed range of subtopics in genitourinary surgery.
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Genitourinary Surgery welcomes submissions of the following article types: Case Report, Clinical Study Protocol, Clinical Trial, Correction, Curriculum, Instruction, and Pedagogy, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Review, Specialty Grand Challenge, Systematic Review and Technology Report.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Genitourinary Surgery, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
Articles published in the section Genitourinary Surgery will benefit from the Frontiers impact and tiering system after online publication. Authors of published original research with the highest impact, as judged democratically by the readers, will be invited by the Chief Editor to write a Frontiers Focused Review - a tier-climbing article. This is referred to as "democratic tiering". The author selection is based on article impact analytics of original research published in all Frontiers specialty journals and sections. Focused Reviews are centered on the original discovery, place it into a broader context, and aim to address the wider community across all of Surgery.