Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (JIAPS, ISSN 0971-9261) is the official organ of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. The journal started its journey in October 1995 under the Editor-in-Chief Prof. Subir K Chatterjee. Recently there is a steady improvement of citations of papers published in JIAPS. Our present circulation is 1150 copies per issue and we are publishing 4 issues per year.
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The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, MedInd, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS
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About the Association
Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons was established in 1965 and is the sole national body representing about 1500 pediatric surgeons in India and abroad. India has nearly 1.3 billion population with 40% of them in the childhood age. The Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons truly reflects the research and publication of this vast and unique spectrum of childhood surgical disease pattern.
Scope of the journal
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (JIAPS) publishes original investigations, review articles, case reports from India and other countries in the subject of pediatrics. Topics include but not limited to pediatric laparoscopy, pediatric oncology, pediatric urology etc. The journal gives importance to original investigations on trending topics, both narrative and systematic reviews and articles involving emerging techniques related to the field.