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Editorial Board

Guangde Tu, PhD, Senior Editor, BMC, China
New Content ItemGuangde has been the Editor of BMC Anesthesiology since 2016 and is based in the Shanghai office. Before joining BMC, Guangde received his BSc in theoretical physics from Nanjing University, China and his PhD in quantum chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. After graduation, he returned to China as an assistant researcher investigating the growth of composite membranes for water processing, before moving on to study the growth of solid tumors using computer simulation. His interest then turned to medical science and he worked as medical editor for a number of years before joining BMC as an editor of the BMC series.

Senior Editorial Board Members

Sanchit Ahuja, MD, Anesthesia Institute & Outcomes Research Consortium, Cleveland Clinic, USA 
Sanchit AhujaDr. Ahuja is a physician-scientist and an expert in the field of Anesthesiology. He completed his medical school in India, a residency in Anesthesiology, and a clinical fellowship in Critical Care; after moving to the United States, he completed a formal fellowship training in Clinical Research at Outcomes Research Department at the Cleveland Clinic ( Subsequently, Dr. Ahuja completed a Clinical Fellowship in Regional Anesthesia and acute pain at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Ahuja’s scientific focus is outcomes research, perioperative hemodynamics, organ injuries such as myocardial injury, acute kidney injury, delirium, perioperative strokes, postoperative pulmonary complications, anesthesia for thoracic procedures, airway management, and emergency medicine. Newer modalities to control acute post-surgical pain involve nerve blocks and non-opioid-based therapies; surgical site infections; therapies that can reduce cerebrovascular accidents such as perioperative stroke; complex airway management; and hypothermia septic shock are his additional areas of clinical research. Dr. Ahuja is a principal investigator and active collaborator in almost a dozen ongoing/completed major clinical trials and multicentered observational studies. Dr. Ahuja has published more than 34 full scientific papers in several high–indexed journals and numerous book chapters and serves as an Editor and a reviewer of several major scientific journals. Dr. Ahuja is a member of several international societies, including and not limited to the American Society of Anesthesiology, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society–Membership at Large, Outcomes Research Consortium, Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is also actively involved in Abstract Reviewer committee for the International Anesthesia Research Society, Association of University Anesthesiologists, and Society of Critical Care.

Aboud AlJa’bari, MD, MBBS, DESA, University of Jordan, Jordan
New Content ItemProf Aboud AlJa’bari did his fellowship in France and Switzerland in Cardiothoracic anesthesia as well as in Regional anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and he is now a Consultant in Cardiothoracic, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Prof AlJa’bari has published more than 30 articles in well-known anesthesia journals, and he has also been an international speaker in anesthesia conferences like ESRA. His research interests focus on anesthesia for all varieties of surgeries.




Ashraf A. Dahaba, MD, MSc, PhD, Medizinische Universität Graz, Austria
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Ashraf A. Dahaba is an emeritus professor of Anesthesiology at Suez Canal University, Egypt; Former guest Professor at Medical University of Graz, Austria; Adjunct Professor at The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China; Adjunct Professor at Zhe Jiang University, Hang Zhou, China and Consultant of Anesthesia at General Medical Council, United Kingdom.
Prof Dahaba is the lead researcher and first author of 55 top impact factor publications in depth of anesthesia monitoring such as Bispectral Index (BIS) and different modalities of Neuromuscular monitoring.

John Doyle, MD, PhD, Cleveland Clinic, USA
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Dr. Doyle is recently retired from the Department of General Anesthesiology at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, where he also  served as Professor of Anesthesiology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He received his MD degree in 1982 and his PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering in 1986, both from the University of Toronto. He received his Canadian board certification in anesthesia (FRCPC) in 1986 and his American certification in 1989.
Dr. Doyle has a long-standing interest in ENT anesthesia and difficult airway management as well as an interest in the use of technology in medicine. He is past president of both the Society for Airway Management and the Society for Technology in Anesthesia. His favorite work, coedited with Dr. Basem Abdelmalak, is entitled Anesthesia for Otolaryngologic Surgery (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Another book, entitled Clinical Airway Management: An Illustrated Case-Based Approach (also co-edited with Dr. Abdelmalak) was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.
Dr Doyle’s full CV is available at

Patrice Forget, MD, PhD, University of Aberdeen, UK
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Professor Patrice Forget, M.D. Ph.D., has worked as Clinical Professor in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in Belgium, and as President of the Belgian Pain Society. In 2019, he has been appointed as Clinical Chair in Anaesthesia at the University of Aberdeen (UK), and Honorary Consultant at the NHS Grampian.
He is involved in clinical research, focused on mainly pain, perioperative epidemiology and clinical pharmacology. For the last ten years, as principal investigator and/or national coordinator, he published more than 150 articles, letters or editorials.
He is the Chair of the PANDOS (Pain AND Opioids after Surgery) ESAIC Research Group (European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care).

Jose Navas, MD, Jackson Memorial Hospital, USA
New Content ItemDr. Navas was born and raised in Venezuela, where he attended medical school at the University of Zulia. He then obtained the degree of Anesthesiologist at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, followed by fellowships of Critical Care Medicine and Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at the University of Miami. He joined the reviewer board of BMC Anesthesiology in 2019, and became Senior Editorial Board Member in 2021. His main research focus is clinical research mostly oriented to the area of critical care medicine and post-operative outcomes after cardiac surgery.



Alexandre Joosten, MD, PhD, Hospital Paul Brousse, France
New Content ItemDr. Alexandre Joosten graduaded from medical school at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 2008. He subsequently went on to receive his training in Anesthesiology at CHU Brugmann, from which he graduated in 2013. He then started practicing in the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia at Erasme hospital in Brussels, Belgium. In February 2014, he decided to diversify his professional knowledge and skills with a 1-year research fellowship at the University of California, Irvine, USA with Dr. Maxime Cannesson as his personal mentor. There, he worked as a leading member of his research team on goal directed therapy strategies and how to implement this concept at the bedside. His others interests include noninvasive cardiac output monitoring devices, fluid therapy, and many other novel perioperative technologies. Dr. Joosten’s main research currently focuses on testing the impact of perioperative hemodynamic optimization using closed-loop automated fluid management system on postoperative outcome of patients undergoing high risk surgery. Dr. Alexandre Joosten is also an Associate Editor in Anesthesia & Analgesia and Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing. He is also a reviewer for > 50 peer-review journals including the JAMA, BJA, Anesthesiology, Journal of Clinical Anesthesia among others. Lastly, Dr. Alexandre Joosten is the chair of the Subcommittee 14 (Monitoring , Ultrasound and equipment) at the ESAIC ( European society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care). Dr. Alexandre Joosten works today in Paris (Bicetre and Paul Brousse hospitals) mainly in major abdominal surgery including a huge activity of liver transplant surgery.

Laura Pasin, University Hospital of Padua, Italy 
New Content ItemDr Pasin graduated from both the University of Padua’s (Italy) School of Medicine and Surgery and the School of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (2010). She worked as a consultant at San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan and moved to the University Hospital of Padua in 2016, where she actually works.

She is the author of more than 100 publications (articles, abstracts, book chapters) and she has participated as a speaker at several national and international meetings. Her main fields of research are haemodynamic monitoring, haemodynamic optimization and mechanical ventilation.  


Fuat Saner, Priv.-Doz., University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
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Dr. Fuat Saner graduated from the Johannes Gutenberg Universität in Mainz (Germany) and completed his medical training at the Horst-Schmidt- Kliniken Hospital in Wiesbaden. His clinical and scientific interests focus on perioperative care for patients with acute and chronic liver failure and end-stage liver disease requiring liver transplantation. After moving to Essen, he became Director of the Surgical Critical Care Unit at the Department of General-, Visceral- and Transplant Surgery at Medical Center University Duisburg-Essen.
His current research investigates the causes of hemodynamic instability during after liver transplantation, coagulation disorder in end stage liver disease and infection post liver transplantation. Dr. Saner has published widely on these topics and has given many national and international presentations on liver transplantation and the management of cirrhotic patients. He is active in the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS), Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe (LICAGE, from 5/2018-5/2022 President) and in the national Critical Care society (DIVI) as chair in the liver failure group.

Savino Spadaro, PhD, University of Ferrara, Italy
New Content ItemDr Spadaro Savino is associate professor at the Department of translational medicine at University of Ferrara, based at the “Sant'Anna Hospital" in Ferrara (Italy). Dr. Spadaro completed his Ph.D in Translational medicine at University of Foggia, Italy. His current research focuses on mechanical ventilation, respiratory monitoring in anesthesia and intensive care, and perioperative medicine.   He collaborates with the SIAARTI, ESAIC and other international societies to promote the knowledges in the field of anesthesia and intensive care.  He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Anesthesiology in 2016 and has been a Senior Editorial Board Member since 2020.   

Editorial Quality Editor
James Edwards, BSc, Springer Nature, UK

Manuscript Editors
Harshal Dhondge, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Nikhil Ghate, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Akshay Ravindra Joshi, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Rajasree K P, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Raunaq Singh Nagi, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Noohi Nasim, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Vaishnavi Nimbalkar, MSc, Springer Nature, India
Pranitha Pandit, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Priya Sharma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Varsha Shetty, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Neha Tiwari, PhD, M.Tech, B.Tech, Springer Nature, India
Pratibha Verma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India

Editorial Board Members
Hala Abdel-Ghaffar, Assiut University, Egypt
Ramon Abola, Stony Brook Medicine, USA
Osama Abou-Arab, Amiens Hospital University, France
Mehmet Aksoy, MD, Ataturk University, Turkey
Can Aksu, MD, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Turkey
Mustafa Arslan, Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Raffaele Aspide, IRCCS Institute of Neurological Sciences of Bologna, Italy
Gausan Bajracharya, MD, The Cleveland Clinic, USA
Lorenzo Ball, MD, PhD, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy
Sujoy Banik, MBBS, MD, DM (Neuroanaesthesiology), EDAIC, Western University, Canada
Karsten Bartels, MD, PhD, MBA, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Ayse Baysal, Pendik District Hospital, Turkey
Alessandro Belletti, MD, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Valentina Bellini, University of Parma , Italy
Joana Berger-Estilita, PhD, Salemspital, Hirslanden Medical Group, Switzerland
Dmitri Bezinover, Penn State College of Medicine, USA
Paolo Bianchi, Royal Brompton Hospital, UK
Daniele G. Biasucci, Gemelli University Hospital, Italy
Helmar Bornemann-Cimenti, MD, DSc, MSc, MBA Medical University of Graz, Austria
Annalisa Boscolo, MD, University of Padua, Italy
Anna Camporesi, MD, Vittore Buzzi Children's Hospital, Italy
Stefano Catarci, MD, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Italy
Luigi Cardia, MD, PhDUniversity of Messina, Italy
Andrea Carsetti, MD, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Hugo Carvalho, MD, PhD, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel and AZ Sint-Jan Brugge, Belgium
Marco Cascella, MD, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, IRCCS Fondazione Pascale, Italy
Cosimo Chelazzi, MD, PhD, Careggi University Hospital, Italy
Sean Coeckelenbergh, MD, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Barak Cohen, The Cleveland Clinic, USA
Christian Compagnone, PhD, University of Parma, Italy
Ruggero Corso, GB Morgagni-L Pierantoni Hospital-AUSL Romagna, Italy
Andrea Cortegiani, University of Palermo, Italy
Andrea Costamagna, MD, University of Turin, Italy
Remo Daniel Covello, MD, Busto Arsizio Hospital, Italy
Kenneth Cummings, MD,The Cleveland Clinic, USA
Salvatore Lucio Cutuli, MD, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Italy
Anahita Dabo-Trubelja, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Alessandro De Cassai, MD, University Hospital of Padova, Italy
Silvia De Rosa, MD, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
Cristian Deana, MD, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata di Udine, Italy
Yalim Dikmen, MD, Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Tip Faculty, Turkey
James Dilger, PhD, Stony Brook University, USA
Özlem Korkmaz Dilmen, MD, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Turkey
Xueqin Ding, MD, PhD, FASA, University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Dmytro Dmytriiev, PhD, National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Ukraine
Burhan Dost, MD, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Türkiye
Christian Dualé, MD, PhD, CHU de Clermont-Ferrand, France
Fabian Dusse,, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
Hossam El-Beheiry, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University of Toronto, Canada
Mohamed R. El Tahan, MD, Mansoura University, Egypt
Philipp Faßbender, MD, Universitätsklinikum Essen, Germany
Michael Firstenberg, MD, Summa Akron City Hospital, USA
Neal Fleming, MD, PhD, University of California Davis, USA
Federico Franchi, MD, University of Siena, Italy
Luciano Frassanito, MD, IRCCS Policlinico Gemelli Foundation, Italy
Bela Fulesdi, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Marc Garnier, MD, PhD, Tenon University Hospital, France
Federico Geraldini, MD, University Hospital of Padova, Italy
Manuel Granell Gil, . MD Medical Doctor. Master Degree.,  Consortium Hospital General University of Valencia, Spain
Manuel Ángel Gómez-Ríos, University Hospital Complex of A Coruña, Spain
Vijaya Gottumukkala, MB&BS, MD (Anes), FRCA, FASA, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Alberto Grassetto, Ospedale di Vittorio Veneto, Treviso, Italy
Massimiliano Greco, MD, MSc, San Raffaele Hospital, Italy
Pierre-Grégoire Guinot, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Dijon, France
Dudu Berrin Gunaydin, MD, PhD, Gazi Unıversity, Turkey
Lalit Gupta, DA, DNB, MNAMS, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, India
Ahmed Hasanin, MD, Cairo University, Egypt
Eric Heinz, MD, PhD, George Washington University, USA
Jens Heyn,, University of Munich, Germany
Ludwig Christian Hinske, Dr. med., University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany
Hisham Hosny, MD, Kasr Al Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
Hongzhen Hu, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, USA
Yuguang Huang, MD, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China
Oliver Hunsicker, Charité – Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charité Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Mariachiara Ippolito, MD, University of Palermo, Italy
Masahiro Irifune, Hiroshima University, Japan
Adam Jacob, MD, Mayo Clinic, USA
Barbara Kabon, MD, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Martin Kaczocha, PhD, Stony Brook University, USA
Kunal Karamchandani, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Habib Md Reazaul Karim, MD, DNB, IDCCM, FNIV, CCML, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Raipur, India
Anna Kędziora, John Paul II Hospital, Poland
Sukhyanti Kerai,MD, Maulana Azad Medical College, India
Hanan Khafagy, MD, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Egypt
Ashish Khanna, The Cleveland Clinic, USA
Peter Kienbaum, MD, Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf, Germany
Rainer Kiefmann, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Hee-Soo Kim, PhD, MD, Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
Young-Kug Kim, MD, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea
N. Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, USA
Guniz M Koksal, I U Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey
Kemalettin Koltka, Istanbul Universitesi Istanbul, Turkey
Neeraj Kumar, MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Patna, India
Ilke Kupeli, Derince Training and Research Hospital, Turkey
Luigi La Via, MD, University Hospital "Policlinico-San Marco", Italy
Marcus Lance, PhD, Dr. Med, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
Chiara Lazzeri, Intensive Cardiac Care Unit, AOUC, Italy
Cheol Lee, MD., PhD., Wonkwang University School of Medicine Hospital, South Korea
Jarone Lee, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Angela Lipshutz, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Juan Carlos Lopez-Delgado, PhD, Bellvitge University Hospital , Spain
Daqing Ma, MD, PhD, FRCA, MAE, Imperial College London, UK
Li Ma, MD., PhD. Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, USA
Ahmed Abdelaal Ahmed Mahmoud, Beni Suef University Faculty of Medicine, Egypt
Michael Maile, MD, University of Michigan, USA
Jihad Mallat, MD, PhD, Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
Nándor Marczin, Imperial College London, UK
Pavel Michalek, Antrim Area Hospital, UK
Hooman Mirzakhani, MD, PhD, MMSc, Brigham and Women's Hospital Channing Division of Network Medicine, USA
Giovanni Misseri, Foundation Institute "G. Giglio" Cefalù - Palermo, Italy
Zhirajr Mokini, MD, San Gerardo University Hospital, Italy
Giorgia Montrucchio, MD, University of Turin, Italy
Joana Mourao, Faculty Medicine Porto University, Portugal
Deb Sanjay Nag, Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur, India
Yasuko Nagasaka, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan
Daniele Natalini, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Italy
Cheng Ni, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
Ruediger Noppens, MD, PhD, Western University, Canada
Alberto Noto, PhD, University of Messina, Italy
Kentaro Ouchi, Kyushu University, Japan
Akhilesh Pahade, MD, P.D.C.C, SRMS Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Giuseppe Pascarella, MD, University Hospital Campus Biomedico, Italy
Yong G. Peng, MD, PhD, University of Florida, USA
Paolo Persona, PhD, Padua Hospital, Italy
Tommaso Pettenuzzo, University Hospital of Padua, Italy
Barbe Pieters, MD, PhD, Jeroen Bosch Hospital, Netherlands
Marina Pieri, MD, Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy
Mihai Popescu, PhD, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
Jay Prakash, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Michelino Puopolo, PhD, Stony Brook University Medical Center, USA
Alessandro Putzu, MD, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
Poupak Rahimzadeh, MD, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Martina Rekatsina, PhD, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK
Kurt Ruetzler, Dr. med., Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA
Emanuele Russo, MD, Ospedale Bufalini Cesena - AUSL della Romagna, Italy
Prof. Vincenzo Russotto, MD, University Hospital San Gerardo, Italy
Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA, FASA, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Gabriele Sales, MD, University of Turin and "Città della Salute e della Scienza" Hospital, Italy
Filippo Sanfilippo, MD, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Italy
Cristina Santonocito, MD, Policlinico "G. Rodolico" - San Marco , Italy
Adam Sapirstein, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Sarah Saxena, MD, PHD, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Charleroi, Belgium
Gaetano Scaramuzzo, MD, University of Ferrara, Italy
Ecaterina Scarlatescu, PhD, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Romania
Maximilian Schaefer, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center & Harvard Medical School, USA
Tom Schepens, MD, PhD, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium
Martin Schlaepfer, MD, M.Sc., University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Ulrich Schmidt, MGH, USA
Herman Sehmbi, London He alth Sciences Centre, Western University, Canada
Nicolò Sella, Padua University, Italy
Mert Senturk, Dr. med., Istanbul University, Turkey
Shahzad Shaefi, MD, MPH, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
Aalap Shah, MD, University of California Irvine Medical Center, USA
Rui Shi, PhD, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, China
Ban Leong Sng, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
Martin Soehle, University Hospital of Bonn, Germany
Massimiliano Sorbello, MD, FEAMS, University of Catania, Italy
Giorgia Spinazzola, MD, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Italy
Dusica Stamenkovic, Military Medical Academy, Serbia
Alessandro Strumia, MD, University Hospital Campus Biomedico of Rome, Italy
Longxiang Su, MD, PhD, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, China
Kartik Syal, MBBS, MD, Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, India
Lukasz Szarpak, PhD, Lazarski University, Poland
Kenichi Takechi, MD, Matsuyama Red Cross Hospital, Japan
Issam Tanoubi, MD, MA(ed), Universite de Montreal, Canada
Guo-wei Tu, MD, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Asha Tyagi, MD, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, India
Jeroen Vandenbrande, Jessa Hospitals, Belgium
Eveline van Dorp, MD, PhD, MSc, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Netherlands
Maria Vargas, MD, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Giustino Varrassi, MD, Paolo Procacci Foundation, Italy
Franck Verdonk, MD, PhD, Stanford University, School of Medicine, USA
Luigi Vetrugno, University of Chieti-Pescara, Chieti, Italy
Gianluca Villa, University of Florence, Italy
Alessandro Vittori, MD, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital IRCCS, Italy
Karuna Wongtangman, MD, Mahidol University, Thailand
Zhi-Fu Wu, MD, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Zheng Xie, MD, PhD, University of Chicago, USA
Zhongcong Xie, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School, USA
Yu Chang Yeh, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
Koichi Yuki, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA
Cedrick Zaouter, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, France
Francesco Zarantonello, MD, University Hospital of Padua, Italy
Hailin Zhao, PhD, Imperial College London, UK
Haocheng Zhou, MD, The Third Xiangya Hospital and Institute of Pain Medicine, Central South University, China
Wenbo Zhu, MD, Sun Yat-sen University Zhongshan School of Medicine, China
Andres Zorrilla-Vaca, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA

Editorial Advisors
Vijay Chava, Narayana Dental College & Hospital, India
Leopold Eberhart, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
Lee Fleisher, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, USA
Helen Galley, University of Aberdeen, UK
John D McClure, University of Glasgow, UK
Ronald Miller, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Joseph Reves, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Frank Wappler, University Witten / Herdecke, Germany

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