The Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery (ISSN 2518-6973; Ann Laparosc Endosc Surg; ALES; ales.amegroups.com) is a brand new journal aiming at prompting better development of laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery worldwide. It’ll serve as a worldwide forum for surgeons to share their original research findings and innovations in practice and technique, which in turn benefits patients.
For medical students, ALES will be a learning platform to learn and strengthen skills; for expert surgeons, a professional platform to share and perfect themselves; and for patients, a favorable platform to broaden knowledge in laparoscopic surgery. The ALES thereby seeks to represent a source of the latest progress in laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery not only for surgeons but more importantly, to bring positive result to patients all around the globe.Time to make a bigger move in the laparoscopic and endoscopic field! Let’s join the journey together with ALES to make the laparoscopic and endoscopic world a better place for patients!