BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies
is an open access journal from BMJ dedicated to disseminating high quality research and reviews on surgery, surgical devices, and complex healthcare interventions.
BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies is an open access journal that publishes original research on complex healthcare interventions. Intended to encourage higher standards of science and more rapid dissemination of new knowledge in the field, it provides a high-impact international platform for both early and later stage clinical studies as well as long-term assessment and surveillance studies that meet high standards of design and reporting. It actively promotes the adoption of an IDEAL-based model of an evaluation framework and encourages the submission of studies at progressive stages, with a focus on device-based surgical and invasive treatments.
BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies adheres to the highest possible industry standards concerning publication ethics. To read the journal's detailed guidelines please see our policies.
Art Sedrakyan, MD, PhD, ScD, Weill Cornell Medicine
Peter McCulloch, MD, University of Oxford
Original research:Cardiac coronary tomography angiography (CCTA) use across geographical regions in the USA and the UK: a cross-sectional study
15 November 2023
Original research:The international variability of surgery for rectal prolapse
14 November 2023
Editorial:Time to treat the climate and nature crisis as one indivisible global health emergency
25 October 2023
Analysis:Medical device risk (re)classification: lessons from the FDAs 515 Program Initiative
29 September 2023
BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies accepts original research, reviews, protocols, and registry reports in a number of formats.
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for BMJ SIT.
Most Read Articles
Original research:Safe implementation of surgical innovation: a prospective registry of the Versius Robotic Surgical System
27 February 2023
Review:Debridement of diabetic foot ulcers: public health and clinical implications – a systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression
30 May 2022
Original research:Systematic review and meta-analysis of Veress needle entry versus direct trocar entry in gynecologic surgery
28 June 2022
Original research:Predicting total knee replacement at 2 and 5 years in osteoarthritis patients using machine learning
15 February 2023
Original research:Advancing the Real-World Evidence for Medical Devices through Coordinated Registry Networks
14 November 2022
The Precision Prostatectomy
BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies is pleased to launch with a groundbreaking IDEAL-based study on the prostatectomy procedure.
+ The Precision Prostatectomy: an IDEAL Stage 0, 1 and 2a Study (19 August, 2019)
+ Innovation in surgery (19 August, 2019)
+ Precision prostatectomy: reconciling functional and oncological outcomes (19 August, 2019)
Meet the Editors
BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies is led by Peter McCulloch and Art Sedrakyan. Dr. McCulloch serves as Professor of Surgical Science & Practice in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Science at the University of Oxford and the Chair of the IDEAL Collaboration, while Dr. Sedrakyan is a Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College and the leader of the Medical Device Epidemiology Network’s (MDEpiNet) Coordinating, Science and Infrastructure Center. Together, they work to make BMJ SIT a forum for the scientific evaluation and improvement of surgery and other complex interventions.