The editors and Karger Publishers would like to thank the following reviewers for the ongoing support in reviewing manuscripts for Digestive Surgery:

Takashi Akiyoshi, Tokyo, Japan

Axel Andres, Geneva, Switzerland

Francesco Ardito, Rome, Italy

Goran Augustin, Zagreb, Croatia

Yoshifumi Baba, Kumamoto, Japan

Alberto Balduzzi, Verona, Italy

Giedrius Barauskas, Kaunas, Lithuania

Paolo Baroffio, Novara, Italy

Paolo Bellora, Novara, Italy

Eric J.T. Belt, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

Toru Beppu, Yamaga, Japan

Sebastiano Biondo, Barcelona, Spain

Ugo Boggi, Pisa, Italy

Luis Cesar Bredt, Aracaju, Brazil

Raffaele Brustia, Paris, France

Anna Burelli, Verona, Italy

Damiano Caputo, Rome, Italy

Fabio Casciani, Verona, Italy

Luis Castro, Lisbon, Portugal

Osvaldo Antonio Prado Castro, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Edward Cheong, Singapore, Singapore

Roberto Cirocchi, Perugia, Italy

Stefan Clermonts, Groningen, The Netherlands

Simone Conci, Verona, Italy

Jan G. D'Haese, Munich, Germany

Freek Daams, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Daniele Del Fabbro, Milan, Italy

Rebekka Dimpel, Munich, Germany

Asborn Drewes, Aalborg, Denmark

Traian Dumitrascu, Bucharest, Romania

Maria Erodotou, Nicosia, Cyprus

Wietse Eshuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Andrea Pierluigi Fontana, Milan, Italy

Caterina Foppa, Milan, Italy

Ryoji Fukushima, Tokyo, Japan

Jacopo Galvanin, Milan, Italy

Christian Geroin, Verona, Italy

Thomas Golda, Barcelona, Spain

Rüdiger Göß, Munich, Germany

Katsunori Imai, Kumamoto, Japan

Maria Imperatrice, Verona, Italy

Yoshihiro Kakeji, Kobe, Japan

Mitsuro Kanda, Nagoya, Japan

Manabu Kawai, Wakayama, Japan

Aristotelis Kechagias, Athens, Greece

Maximilian Kießler, Munich, Germany

Yoji Kishi, Saitama, Japan

Fredrik Klevebro, Stockholm, Sweden

Tiuri E. Kroese, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Hauke Lang, Mainz, Germany

Serena Langella, Turin, Italy

Kristoffer Lassen, Oslo, Norway

Gabriella Lionetto, Verona, Italy

Vor Luvira, Saraburi, Thailand

Michiel Maat de, Edegem, Belgium

Robert Martin, Louisville, KY, USA

Satoru Matsuda, Keio, Japan

Tyler McKechnie, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Nicholas McKenna, Rochester, NY, USA

Yuichiro Miki, Osaka, Japan

Sumeet K. Mittal, Omaha, NE, USA

Fumihiko Miura, Tokyo, Japan

Stefan Mönig, Geneva, Switzerland

Yoshihiro Nabeya, Chiba, Japan

Burkan Nasr, Sana'a, Yemen

Mostafa Neouchi, Tiflis, Georgia

Philipp-Alexander Neumann, Munich, Germany

Giulia Nezi, Padova, Italy

Henrik Nienhuser, Heidelberg, Germany

Yujiro Nishioka, Tokyo, Japan

Yuji Nishizawa, Chiba, Japan

Aung Myint Oo, Singapore, Singapore

Ricardo Orsini, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Corrado Pedrazzani, Verona, Italy

Gianluca Pellino, Naples, Italy

Alexander Perathoner, Innsbruck, Austria

P. Terry Phang, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Gilberto Poggioli, Bologna, Italy

Vitaliy Y. Poylin, Chicago, IL, USA

Marco Ramera, Brescia, Italy

Matthew Read, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Raffaele Romito, Novara, Italy

Robert Rosenberg, Liestal, Switzerland

L.P. Strassen, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Michele Sacco, Verona, Italy

Elisabetta Sereni, Verona, Italy

Ahmed Shehta, Mansoura, Egypt

Junichi Shindoh, Tokyo, Japan

Robert Sitarz, Lublin, Poland

Carlo Sposito, Milan, Italy

Tatsuaki Sumiyoshi, Hiroshima, Japan

Hongliang Sun, Beijing, China

Ryosuke Tateishi, Tokyo, Japan

Guido Tiberio, Brescia, Italy

Shigeo Toda, Tokyo, Japan

Hop Tran Cao, Houston, TX, USA

Mamoru Uemura, Osaka, Japan

Jan Willem van den Berg, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Yu-Ting van Loon, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Maurits Visser, Leiden, The Netherlands

Thomas Vogel, Starnberg, Germany

Jun Watanabe, Yokohama, Japan

Marie-Christin Weber, Munich, Germany

Teus J. Weijs, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Arved Weimann, Leipzig, Germany

Jacopo Weindelmayer, Verona, Italy

Shintaro Yagi, Kanazawa, Japan

Suguru Yamada, Nagoya, Japan

Andrea Zanoni, Rovereto, Italy

Alessandro Zerbi, Rozzano, Italy

Yang Zhao, Tianjin, China

Giuseppe Zimmitti, Brescia, Italy

Liang Zong, Yangzhou, China