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Announcing In Review - now available in BMC Anesthesiology

BMC Anesthesiology is launching In Review, a new option that provides authors with on-demand information on the status of their ​​​​​​manuscript, enables them to share their work with funders and their research community, and allows their colleagues to comment and collaborate - all whilst their manuscript is under review.

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Perioperative care for organ transplantation

The perioperative care of patients requiring organ transplantation can be extremely challenging. Over the last fifty years, outcomes of solid organ transplantation have improved significantly. This progress has been possible, not only because of improvements in surgical techniques, but also due to new knowledge in the understanding of organ failure physiology, extensive research in the field of immunosuppression, and optimization of perioperative care. This has resulted in reduction of perioperative morbidity and mortality, and improved patient survival.

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Call for papers: Anesthesia technology and clinical equipment evaluation

In order to explore the interests of our audience, and to make our colleagues in the field aware, BMC Anesthesiology is pleased to launch a thematic series dedicated to the theme of anesthesia technology and clinical equipment evaluation. We welcome submissions both from those individuals who care for patients as well as from individuals whose focus is primarily technical.

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Call for papers: A decade of progress in perioperative care

In order to explore the interests of our audience, and to make our colleagues in the field aware, BMC Anesthesiology is pleased to launch a thematic series dedicated to highlighting the major developments in perioperative care for the last decade. The principle motivation of this series is to specifically revisit the efforts anesthesia has provided towards taking ownership of the postoperative adverse events, especially those targeting major systemic or specific organ dysfunction following major surgery. 

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Aims and scope

BMC Anesthesiology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of anesthesiology, critical care, perioperative care and pain management, including clinical and experimental research into anesthetic mechanisms, administration and efficacy, technology and monitoring, and associated economic issues. 


Section Editor

  • Marcelo Gama de Abreu, Universitätsklinikum Dresden
  • Todd SargeBeth Israel Deaconness Medical Center
  • Patrice Forget, UCL
  • Jun LinStony Brook Medicine
  • Laura Pasin, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan

Meet the Editors

Prof. Patrice Forget is anesthesiologist teaching and taking patients in charge in the operating room and the chronic pain management unit at the Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel (UZ Brussel). He is involved in clinical research, studying pain and the impact of surgery and anesthetic drugs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) on cancer outcomes at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). He joined BMC Anesthesiology in 2014 as Associate Editor, and in 2015 as Section Editor.

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