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ACS Case Reviews in Surgery

Issues are now moving to open access!

ACS Case Reviews in Surgery is a unique, peer-reviewed, open access, online-only case report journal published six times a year that presents high-quality, in-depth analyses of actual surgical cases. The journal boasts an exceptional editorial and reviewer board comprised of distinguished surgeon leaders from around the world.

Here are just a few features of this innovative journal:

  • Each issue features 15 case reports from an extensive array of surgical specialties, including breast, colorectal, pediatric, trauma, bariatric, general, and rural surgery
  • Full article PDFs of each case report
  • Option to purchase an annual CME subscription for up to 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (4 credits per issue)

Call for Submissions

Interested in having your case report published by the ACS? To submit your case report or for more information, contact us at

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Featured Content

The latest issue of ACS Case Reviews in Surgery reports on a case of laparoscopic-assisted percutaneous drainage of hepatic abscesses caused by hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae

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About the Journal

Dr Isenberg on ACS Case Reviews

Gerald A. Isenberg, MD, FACS, FASCRS, provides an overview of ACS Case Reviews in Surgery.

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ACS Chapter Competitions

The American College of Surgeons is pleased to announce a new initiative that encourages ACS Chapters to hold “case study contests.”

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