Preparation Of Manuscript

Manuscripts can only be submitted through the journal’s online manuscript submission and evaluation system, available at Manuscripts submitted via any other medium will not be evaluated.


Manuscripts submitted to the journal will first go through a technical evaluation process where the editorial office staff will ensure that the manuscript has been prepared and submitted in accordance with the journal’s guidelines. Submissions that do not conform to the journal’s guidelines will be returned to the submitting author with technical correction requests. The editor reserves the right to reject manuscripts that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements. Corrections may be done without changing the main text.


Authors are required to submit the following:
•    Author Contribution&Copyright Transfer Form,
•    Title Page (including Title of Manuscript, Running title, Author(s)’s name, title and institution, corresponder authour’s contact information, Name of the organization supporting the research)
•    Main document (All articles should have an abstract before the main text).
•    Figures (Jpeg format)
•    Tables (max 6 table) 


Preparation of the Main Document 
The articles should be written with double-spaced in 12 pt, Times New Roman character and at least 2.5 cm from all edges of each page. The main text should not contain any information about the authors' names and affiliations.
Publication Types;

Type Of Article  Abstract Text (Word) References Table & Figures
Original Article 250 4000 30 10
Review Article 250 5000 100 10
Case Reports 300 2000 20 10



Original articles should have a structured abstract. (Aim, Material and Methods, Results, Conclusion). For case reports, the structured abstract is not used. Limit the abstract to 300 words. References, tables and citations should not be used in an abstract. Authors must include relevant keywords (3-5) on the line following the end of the abstract. For the international authors, submission of Turkish title, Turkish abstracts and Turkish keywords are not required. These will be provided by editorial office. 


All acronyms and abbreviations used in the manuscript should be defined at first use, both in the abstract and in the main text. The abbreviation should be provided in parentheses following the definition.


For the selection of keywords, please refer to the medical subject headings (MeSH) of Index Medicus

When a drug, product, hardware, or software program is mentioned within the main text, product information, including the name of the product, the producer of the product, and city and the country of the company (including the state if in USA), should be provided in parentheses.


All references, tables, and figures should be referred to within the main text, and they should be numbered consecutively in the order they are referred to within the main text. The symbols used must be nomenclature used standards. 


Original articles should contain the results of clinical or basic research and should be sufficiently well documented to be acceptable to critical readers. Original Research Articles should be maximum 4000 words and include subheadings below;
•    Title (both in Turkish and English)
•    Abstract (both in Turkish and English)
•    Keywords (both in Turkish and English)
•    Introduction
•    Material and Methods
•    Results
•    Discussion
•    Conclusions
•    Figures and Tables Legend (if necessary)
•    References


Case Reports should be maximum 2000 words and include subheadings below;
•    Title (both in Turkish and English)
•    Abstract (both in Turkish and English)
•    Keywords (both in Turkish and English)
•    Introduction
•    Case Presentation
•    Discussion and Conclusion
•    Figures and Tables Legend (if necessary)
•    References


The format of the abstract and manuscript may be structured. Literature Reviews should be maximum 5000 words and include subheadings below;
•    Title (both in Turkish and English)
•    Abstract (both in Turkish and English)
•    Keywords (both in Turkish and English)
•    Main text
•    Conclusion
•    Figures and Tables Legend (if necessary)
•    References


For systematic reviews, authors must adhere to the PRISMA guidelines (

Letters to Editor should be maximum 1000 words and  should include subheadings below;
•    Title 
•    Keywords
•    Main text
•    Figures and Tables Legend (if necessary)
•    References
•    Preparation of the Figures and Tables
•    Figures, graphics, and photographs should be submitted as separate files (in JPEG format) through the submission system. 
•    The files should not be embedded in a Word document or the main document. 
•    When there are figure subunits, the subunits should not be merged to form a single image. Each subunit should be submitted separately through the submission system.
•    Images should be numbered by Arabic numbers to indicate figure subunits. 
•    The minimum resolution of each submitted figure should be 300 DPI. 
•    Figure legends should be listed at the end of the main document.
•    Information or illustrations must not permit identification of patients, and written informed consent for publication must be sought for any photograph. 


Tables should embedded in main document or should be submitted as separate files but if tables are submitted separately please note in where it is suitable in main text. Tables are limited with six tables. All tables should be numbered consecutively in the order they are used to within the main text. Tables legends should be listed at the end of the main document.  


The referrences used in the article must be written in paranthesis, at the end of the sentences. References should be numbered in the order they appear in the text and placed at the end of the article. References must contain surnames and initials of all authors, article title, name of the journal, the year and the fırst and last page numbers. Articles having 6 or more authors, ‘et al.’ is suffixed to the first three authors. Abbreviations should be according to index medicus.


For Examples Article in journal: 1. Tasci A, Tugcu V, Ozbay B, Mutlu B, Cicekler O. Stone formation in prostatic urethra after potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser ablation of the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia. J Endourol 2009;23:1879-81.


For Books: 1.Günalp İ: Modern Üroloji. Ankara: Yargıçoğlu matbaası, 1975. Chapters in books: Anderson JL, Muhlestein JB. Extra corporeal ureteric stenting during laparoscopic pyeloplasty. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders; 2003. p. 288-307


For website; Gaudin S. How moon landing changed technology history [Internet]. Computerworld UK. 2009 [cited 15 June 2014]. Available from:


For conference proceeding; Proceedings of the Symposium on Robotics, Mechatronics and Animatronics in the Creative and Entertainment Industries and Arts. SSAISB 2005 Convention. University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK; 2005. 


For Thesis; Ercan S. Venöz yetmezlikli hastalarda kalf kası egzersizlerinin venöz fonksiyona ve kas gücüne etkisi. Suleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine


Sports Medicine Department Thesis. Isparta: Suleyman Demirel University. 2016.  


Retraction or Reject
Manuscipt Retraction: For any other reason authors may withdraw their manuscript from the journal with a written declaration.
Manusript Reject: The manusripts which are not accepted to be published are rejected with explanations.


If the manuscript is accepted, the acceptance letter is sentwithin two weeks, the last version of manuscript is sent to author fort the last corresponding.  The journal owner and the editorial board are authorized to decide in which volume of the accepted article will be printed.


Authors may publish their articles on their personal or corporate websites by linking them to the appropraite cite and library rules.