Author Guidelines

The Authors are insisted to follow the guidelines provided below before submitting manuscript to Clinics of Surgery.

Submission Policy

Manuscripts must be not published elsewhere and are only being considered by this journal. The manuscript should not be high plagiarized. The manuscript submitting author is responsible to ensure co-authors' approval to publish the article, and the submitting authors must be sure that the article has all necessary institutional approvals. Further correspondence and proofs will be sent to the authors before publication, else will be informed. It is a state of accommodation that the writers grant altering of the composition for meaningfulness. All requests concerning the distribution of acknowledged compositions should be tended to. All submissions are copyright by “Clinics of Surgery” terms of service.

Cover letter

It is suggested to the authors to submit their manuscript with an attachment of a cover letter revealing the details of the manuscript as, article type, the title of the manuscript, authors details, as well as accepting to publish your work in the “Clinics of Surgery”, the number of tables, figures, and words along with supporting documents and information.

Types of manuscripts

Original/Research Article

The Article should contain around 6000-7000 words; in which abstract word limit should be between 150-250 words. Original articles must follow the manuscript preparation guidelines.

Review

The Article should contain around 5000 words; abstract word limit should be between 150-250 words.

Case Report

The Article should contain around 2000-3000 words; abstract word limit should be between 150-250 words and with a minimum of 15 references to a maximum of 30 references. Submitted case reports should be unique and the clinical observations to be made on one or more number of patients.

Editorials

The Manuscript should not contain more than 1000 words and with a minimum of 5 references to a maximum of 10 references.

Mini-Review

The Article should not contain more than 3000 words; Abstract word limit should be between 150-250 words with a minimum of 15 references to a maximum of 25 references. It is a concise review of a particular area where the references need to be cited within the past 5 years.

Letter to the Editor

The Article should not contain more than 1000 words and should be with a minimum of 5 references to a maximum of 10 references. In a letter to the editor, authors can convey their thoughts and can raise their concerns on recently published articles.

Clinical Images

Clinical images are limited to 3 images with a maximum of 200-300 words in case description or image description with 3-5 references.

Manuscript structure

The Authors are insisted to follow the guidelines provided below before the submission of manuscript.

Title

The Manuscript title should not exceed more than 140 characters in it.

Authors

List the full names of all the authors along with their affiliations.

Affiliations

The Author affiliation should be mentioned in the order: Department, University/Institute, City, State, Country; to identify different affiliations use superscript numbers.

Corresponding Author

For further corresponding author has to provide their full name, affiliation, telephone number, fax number, and email address.

Abstract

Abstracts are limited to 150-250 words that describe the Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusion (for research/original article) of the study. The author needs to summarize their findings. Do not include any citations in the abstract.

Keywords

Authors can include a maximum of five keywords.

Text

The Text should include Introduction, Materials & Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion and Acknowledgement (If any). Use numbering for references in the body text.

Results

Results should provide complete details of the experiment that should support the conclusion of the study. Tables and figures can be included in the results section.

Discussion

This section should be separate or can be combined with results (results and discussion) or can be mixed with the conclusion (discussion and conclusion) but results and discussions should not be the same or repeated. Detailed interpretation of data should not be included in the results; it should be included in the discussion section.

Acknowledgement

Authors can include funding sources and personal acknowledgement in this section. Authors are encouraged to list all the funding sources used for the preparation of the manuscript and should provide the grant number and authors associated with specific funding sources.

Acknowledgments

In this section, the author is free to mention the individuals or contributors who have directly or indirectly provided any technical assistance to the original work and would not be considered to meet the criteria for authorship. The authors must seek the consent of the individual or contributors, whom they would like to mention in this section as a matter of courtesy.

Figures

Preferred formats are JPEG, TIFF, PNG, GIF, and PowerPoint. This section includes Figures, their title, and description. Figure legends should not be repeated in the text. If a figure has been published elsewhere, then you need to get permission from the copyright to reproduce the material at the time of submitting the agreement form. Figures should be numbered in order (as per cited in the text part).

Tables

Tables should not be embedded with the text, but it can be cited in the text part. Each table should contain the title and description. There is no limit for tables submitted. The tables should provide new information but not the same given in the text. Do not use spaces while making tables. The table should be provided in a word document, so that the text in the table can be copy editable as per journal format.

Supplementary Files

We do not limit the number of supplementary material items that the author has to include in the manuscript. Supplementary materials should be named S (Example Figure S1, Table S1, Video S1, etc.). Make sure that these supplementary items should be cited in the text.

References

Published and accepted articles should be included in the reference list. References should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first cited in the text part. The author can also cite the references in the tables and figures apart from the text part. In in-text references, the author’s surname and year should be included if publications are cited in the text.

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements of individuals, funds, grants, so on, should be recorded in this part. Authors are needed to reveal any type of conflict of interest in the affirmations part of this section. Financial support of the material research monetary help for the exploration and the work detailed should be plainly recognized in this part.

Publication Policy

The review board of the “Clinics of Surgery” is responsible for deciding which of the articles will be published in the journal. The publishing decision is based on the recommendation of the journal's reviewers. The Editor-in-Chief/Editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Revisions

Revoked manuscripts can be re-submitted through the online submission or can be sent by through e-mail and must be submitted by a cover letter with revision of the manuscript.

Production Process

Clinics of Surgery is a Universally Accessible Journal Publisher. We provide research publications over the globe. These journals are scholarly journals that are available online to the readers without any limitations and charges to download, read, etc. Our dedicated and committed editorial members ensure the quality of research articles to be very high. We also have reputed editorial board members all over from different fields for the quick publication of articles and to ensure the review standards to the international standards. Clinics of Surgery is a self-reliant publisher that is solely financed by our own management without receiving funds from any institution/government. The authors are required to pay a fair open access publication fee for processing their articles but there are no submission charges. The open-access publication fee will be charged to the authors to meet our operating expenses such as Article Processing, website maintenance, employee needs, and the development of the company. We charge the authors open access fee only after the articles are accepted for publication.

Proofs

If there are any corrections in the proof that should be corrected by the authors within 2-3 days and it is required to be proofread by the author at two stages; copyediting and layout. An e-mail message with instructions and a link will be sent to the corresponding author. It is the author’s responsibility to complete the proofreading in a timely manner.

Copyright

The Article must not be published anywhere, this is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and build upon your work non-commercially.

Manuscript Withdrawal Charges

If the author request for withdrawal of the Manuscript after the submission, The Author(S) will not have to Pay any withdrawal Penalty.

If the requests of withdrawal after manuscript is assigned for Pre-Review Process or during the assembly Stage or Published within the Platform; Then author(S) have to Pay a withdrawal Penalty without fail.

Corresponding Author(S) are requested to submit a formal letter regarding withdrawal of the manuscript at inquest editorial office. The withdrawal of manuscripts Is handiest finished after Complete quantity of withdrawal penalty has been paid.

The withdrawal costs will be declared as applicable, handiest in case of withdrawal.

Refund Policy

Once the manuscript is completed with the review process and publishing and all payment are made for the manuscript, the Clinics of Surgery Publishers will not refund the payment if the author requests for withdrawing.