Focus and Scope

It is a monthly scientific, peer-review  journal covering a broad spectrum of topics in gynecology. The Journal presents original articles, review articles, clinical vignettes, letters to the editor and other papers within the field of gynecology, obstetrics, gynecologic oncology and other, directly related areas.

Peer Review Process

All registered manuscripts undergo preliminary evaluation by the Editorial Office.  If the manuscript is prepared against guidelines, is written in poor English and/or addresses non-related topic, it will be rejected without review.  If manuscript meets all merit and formal requirements, it is deemed eligible for a review by at least two independent reviewers. Reviewers and authors remain anonymous throughout the review process and beyond (double blind review). The list of Reviewers is announced once a year. The review process should be completed within 2 weeks. The Editor-in-Chief reserves the right to make the final decision about accepting or rejecting a manuscript and also the right to reject a manuscript if it addresses non-related topics. Also, the Editorial Board (Publisher) reserves the right to edit (style, syntax, terminology, references) and shorten the manuscript without consulting the Authors.

Reviewers’ criteria for manuscripts qualification

    • Title reflects the subject undertaken
    • Assumptions are proper
    • Work of practical nature
    • Work of educational nature
    • Aims are clearly defined
    • Appropriate methodology*
    • Ethical criteria fulfilled*
    • Research-based work*
    • Results are adequately presented*
    • Statistical analysis is reliable*
    • Discussion refers to results*
    • Conclusions based on study findings*
    • Conclusions refer to aims*
    • Suitably chosen, proper number and up to date references
    • Proper length
    • All figures and tables are required
    • Standard of written English acceptable

* criteria exclusively for research papers

Open Access Policy

Articles published on-line are open access and available under Creative Common Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) allowing to download articles and share them with others as long as they credit the authors and the publisher, but without permission to change them in any way or use them commercially.

Via Medica (Publisher) self-archiving policy establishes that authors can archive only accepted manuscripts including final PDF version and/or  'ahead of print' in any repository. In details, the author may only post their version provided acknowledgment is given to the original source of publication and a link is inserted to the published article on Via Medica (Publisher) website. Apart from the link mentioned above, the acknowledgment should be provided with the full bibliographic record with DOI number.

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