Karger Publishers in Basel, Switzerland, is a globally active medical and scientific publishing company. Independent, and family-run in the fourth generation, Karger Publishers is dedicated to serving the information needs of the scientific community with publications of high-quality content, covering all fields of medical science. Karger Publishers puts great emphasis on direct and personal relationships with all partners. The Editors-in-Chief, working in the fields of basic and clinical research, ensure the scientific excellence. Karger Publishers issues more than 100 digital and printed journals and some 50 books a year, most of them in English. The range of publications also includes 23 Open Access journals.