All manuscripts for review must be submitted online. Email submissions are not acceptable. The whole manuscript should be submitted as a single file of PDF (or MS Word) containing all figures and tables. A separate file for supplementary materials can be submitted if necessary. PDF is preferred due to its multi-platform compatibility.
For new submission,
- please suggest 3-6 potential reviewers and provide their detailed contact information including names, affiliations, and email addresses in the "Suggested reviewers" field. It is to the benefit of the authors to suggest creditable external reviewers so that the journal can use them.
- please also submit a cover letter explaining why the study is important and deserves publication.
To submit a revision of an existing manuscript, you can also sign in here and follow the "Submit a revision" link.
A note on case reports: Please do not submit case reports to this journal as they are no longer considered for publication.
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