Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word or RTF document file format.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
The text is written using font size 12 and 1.5 space between the lines; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); all illustrations, figures, and tables are attached in separate file(s). Figures should be submitted in separate files.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
The author statement has been signed by all author(s) and is ready to be downlowaded.
LEGAL ASPECTS. By sending the manuscript with figures and charts the author (authors) declares (declare) it has been neither published nor submitted to the Editorial Board of any other journal (not including the abstracts 400 words or less). Moreover, it is assumed that the copyright for publishing and distribution of the submitted material (in all known now and developed in the future forms and fields of exploitation) are automatically and free-of-charge transferred to the Publisher, under condition that those materials are accepted for publication.
The authors accept the fact, that the work will not be published anywhere and in any language without the prior written consent of the owner of the copyrights, i.e. the Publisher.
Independently to the formerly mentioned effects, author (authors) due to release form the responsibilities to the third parties, shall (should) attach the author statement to the manuscript. The author statement shall contain declaration of the author (authors) confirming formerly described facts and that all co-authors of the manuscript agree for the publication. Moreover the author (authors) confirm that they have acquaint themselves with the editorial policy in “Polish Surgery” and they oblige to respect the policy. The reward for sending the manuscript is publication in the journal.
The written permission from the previous Publisher for the reprint should be enclosed to the materials (pictures, photos, figures, etc.) that have been printed previously. If the data presented in case reports, figures or in the text enable identification of the persons their written consent to the publication should be enclosed.
Any potential conflict of interest will be dealt with by the local court specific to the Publisher.
Legal relations between the Publisher and the author(s) are in accordance with Polish law and with international conventions binding to Poland. The legal bases to acquiring the copyright are article 921 section 3 sentence 3 of the civil code in connection with article 50 of the copyright law and related law as well as the international conventions binding to Poland.
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