AIMS AND SCOPE

Meandros Medical and Dental Journal (Formerly Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Dergisi) is the official, international scientific, open access publication organ of the Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Dentistry that is published in accordance with independent, unbiased, double blind peer review principles.

The publication language of the journal for English in accordance with the international publication standards. The journal is published three times in a year on April, August and December. The aim of the Meandros Medical and Dental Journal is to publish original, high quality clinical and experimental researches conducted in all fields of medicine, dentistry, invited review articles on current topics, and letters to the editors. The target audience of the journal includes specialists in general surgery, students and all specialists and medical professionals who are interested in surgery.

The editorial policies and publication process are implemented in accordance with rules set by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and the Heart Group. Information on the publication process and manuscript preparation guidelines are available online at www.adutfd.org.

Meandros Medical and Dental Journal is indexed in TUBITAK/ULAKBIM Turkish Medical Database, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), CINAHL Complete Database, ProQuest, Livivo-German National Library of Medicine (ZB MED), BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine, Turkiye Citation Index and Turk Medline.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/.

http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/ By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

All published content is available online free of charge at http://meandrosmedicaljournal.org/

This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 International License.

Permission Requests

Permission required for use any published under CC-BY-NC license with commercial purposes (selling, etc.) to protect copyright owner and author rights). Republication and reproduction of images or tables in any published material should be done with proper citation of source providing authors names; article title; journal title; year (volume) and page of publication; copyright year of the article.

Financial expenses of the journal are covered by Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Dentistry.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the editors, the editorial board and/or the publisher; the editors, the editorial board and the publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials. The authors transfer all copyrights of their manuscripts within the scope of local and international laws to the journal as of submission. Other than providing reference to scientific material, permission should be obtained from the following addresses for electronic submission, printing, distribution, any kind of reproduction and reutilization of the materials in electronic format or as printed media:

Editors in Chief

Dr. Yasemin Turan                                                                                    Dr. Senem YİĞİT ÖZER
Adnan Menderes University                                                                    Adnan Menderes University
Faculty of Medicine                                                                                   Faculty of Dentistry
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation                          Department of Endodontics
Phone: +90 256 4441256                                                                         Phone: +90 256 2136347
Fax: +90 256 214 64 95                                                                             Fax: +90 256 2151918
E-mail: dryaseminturan@gmail.com                                                    E-mail: senem@adu.edu.tr
                                       Web page: www.meandrosmedicaljournal.org

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