Aim and Scope
Turkish Journal of Surgery (Turk J Surg) is the official, peer reviewed, open access publication organ of the Turkish Surgical Association, Turkish Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Association and Turkish Association of Endocrine Surgery (TAES). The financial expenses of the journal are covered by the Turkish Surgical Association. The journal is published quarterly on March, June, September and December and its publication language is English.
The aim of Turkish Journal of Surgery is to publish high quality research articles, review articles on current topics and rare case reports in the field of general surgery. Additionally, expert opinions, letters to the editor, scientific letters and manuscripts on surgical techniques are accepted for publication and various manuscripts on medicine and surgery history, ethics, surgical education and forensic medicine fields are included in the journal.
The journal is a surgical journal that covers all specialities and its target audience includes academicians, practitioners, specialists and students from all specialities of surgery.
The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (doaj.org/bestpractice).
Turkish Journal of Surgery; is currently abstracted/indexed by PubMed Central, Web of Science- Emerging Sources Citation Index, TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM TR Dizin, EMBASE, Scopus, EBSCO, CINAHL, ProQuest and Index Copernicus.
Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at www.turkjsurg.com. The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s web page.
All expenses of the journal are covered by the Turkish Surgical Association.
Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the Turkish Surgical Association, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.
All published content is available online, free of charge at www.turkjsurg.com.
Turkish Surgical Association holds the international copyright of all the content published in the journal.
The journal is printed on an acid-free paper.
Editor in Chief: Prof. Mustafa Şahin
Address: Koru Mah. Koru Sitesi, Ihlamur Cad. No:26 06810 Çayyolu, Ankara / TURKEY
Phone: +90 (312) 241 99 90
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Publisher: Türk Cerrahi Derneği
Address: Koru Mah. Ihlamur Cad. No: 26 06810 Çayyolu / ANKARA
Phone: +90 312 241 99 90
Fax: +90 312 241 99 91