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Before sending your manuscript to the editorial committee, please ensure that you have checked the following criteria:

A. Confirmation by authors

Items Check points Check
Originality Confirm that neither the manuscript submitted nor any part of it has been published or is being considered for publication elsewhere
Research ethics Confirm that your study complies with the ethical guidelines for research and publication described in Good Publication Practice Guidelines for Medical Journals and Guidelines on Good Publication
Disclosure Disclose any commercial associations with specific products or financial support from any company
Funding Acknowledge any research funds, sponsorships, or grants
Thesis State that your article is a thesis for a degree such a master’s or PhD degree, if applicable
Presentation If your article was presented in a national or international meeting, describe this
English proofreading State whether your article was revised or edited by a professional English proofreader

B. Structure of the article

Items Check points Check
Sequence Title page, abstract and keywords, main text, conflict of interest, acknowledgements, references, table legends and figure legends
File format MS word 2007 or later version in English
Times New Roman fonts
10-point font with double line spacing on A4-sized paper with 2.5-cm margins
Title page A manuscript title, running title, and each author’s full name and affiliation should be provided
A running title not exceeding 40 characters in length
Full contact information of the corresponding author should be provided.
Any financial disclosures or support, thesis, and presentation history should be included.
Manuscript Does not exceed 5,000 words in length for a review article
Does not exceed 3,000 words in length for an original article/case report or literature review/special topic
Does not exceed 2,000 words in length for an editorial
Does not exceed 1,500 words in length for a case report/idea and innovation
Does not exceed 200 words in length for an image
Does not exceed 800 words in length for a letter/discussion
Abstract Original article: structured abstract with background, methods, results, and conclusion, which does exceed 300 words (in length)
Review article, case report and literature review: unstructured abstract in one paragraph, which does not exceed 300 words (in length)
Case report, idea and innovation: unstructured abstract in one paragraph, which does not exceed 200 words (in length)
No abstract for an image
Key words (3-10) should be selected from heading words in Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
Main text Original article: include introduction, methods, results, and discussion; do not include a conclusion
Case report and literature review: include introduction, case report, literature review, and discussion
Case report/ idea and innovation: include introduction, case report or idea, and discussion
All table and figure numbers appear in the text
The main text should not include the affiliations and names of the authors, especially in the methods
References No more than 100 references are cited in a review article
No more than 40 references are cited in an original article/case report and literature review/special topic
No more than 20 references are cited in a case report/idea and innovation
No more than 5 references are cited in a letter/discussion
Figures Each figure should be submitted in a separate file
Minimum resolution: 600 dpi for photos/color images and 1,200 dpi for line art in resolution
Figure legends should have a detailed explanation
Each subfigure is denoted by the letters, A, B, C (ex: Fig. 1A, Fig. 1B, Fig. 1C)
Figure legends should be placed on a separate page at the end of the manuscript
Figures should not be included in the manuscript and should be uploaded on the submission system
Maximum of 20 figure parts for an original article/review article/special topic
Maximum of 8 figure parts for a case report and literature review/case report/idea and innovation
Maximum of 4 figure parts for image/letter/discussion
Consent form (s) Copyright transfer form has been signed by all authors
Authorization and Release form for identifiable patient descriptions and photographs are included
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