Volume : 33 Issue : 4 Year : 2018
Manuscript Format and Style
Manuscripts should be written in Turkish or in English. If the manuscript is in Turkish, it must also include English abstract and Keywords. Papers should be typed in 12-point typescript and double-spaced throughout the text including tables and references with wide margins (2.5 cm) on each side of a standard A4 paper. The manuscript should include the following: (i) title page, (ii) abstract, (iii) main text (introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion), (iv) references, (v) figure legends, (vi) tables, (vii) figures.
The first page should contain: a title of the paper, suggested running headline of not more than 30 characters (including both letters and spaces) and author’s name, department, institution, city and, country. Authors that work different department or center should be indicated by superscript numbers. The title page should carry the name and address of the author to whom correspondence. Telephone and fax numbers (as well as an e-mail address if available) should also be given. The corresponding author will receive an e-mail alert containing a link to a website. Therefore, a working e-mail address must be provided for the corresponding author.
Abstract word count must be between 150 and 250. The subtitles are not needed. But, it should be covered;
Give a short information about the studied topics and clear statement of the main aim of the study and the main hypothesis
Describe the setting of the study. Abstract in English is necessary for the manuscript written in Turkish.
Give the main results of the study.
State the primary conclusions of the study and their clinical implications. Suggest areas for further research, if appropriate. Abbreviations: Abbreviations should be standard. Any nonstandard abbreviations should be defined in the text when first used. Tables and legends: Tables and legends should be typed on separate pages at the end of the manuscript. Any explanation should be defined as a footnote, not in the legend line.
All illustrations, artworks and figures should be original. It is the authors’ responsibility to obtain necessary permissions for any material with copyright. Illustrations, figures and graphics should be prepared in tiff format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. They should be clear, sharp, easily readable and legible. Illustrations must be cited in consecutive numerical order in the text. The staining method and the magnification rate should be indicated in microscopic illustrations (e.g. H&E, x400). Submitted photographs, figures and graphics should be of professional quality. Legends for the figures should be typed double-spaced on a separate page. They must be concise and represent summaries of findings. Authors should retain one copy of original artwork.