Aims and Scope

Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine is the official journal of Ankara University. The journal is an independent,  double-blind peer-reviewed, open access publication and is published four times a year (March, June, September, December). The journal publishes original articles, invited reviews and case reports in Basic, Medical and Surgical Sciences.

The aim of the journal is to publish articles at the highest scientific and clinical value on current topics in medicine for all researchers, physicians, specialists and students.

Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine does not charge any fees for submission, processing or publication of articles.

The editorial and publication process of the Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)Council of Science Editors (CSE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine is indexed in Tübitak/Ulakbim TR DizinEbsco(Central & Eastern European Academic Source)GaleProQuestCABIIdealonlineJ-GATEHinariGOALIARDIOAREAGORATürk Medline, Embase and Türkiye Atıf Dizini.

Title: Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine

Title in Turkish: Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Mecmuası

Official abbreviation: J Ankara Univ Fac Med

E-ISSN: 1307-5608

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.

Author (s) and copyright owner (s) grant access to all users for the articles published in the Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine as free of charge. Articles may be used provided that they are cited.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). 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.

Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine does not demand any subscription fee, publication fee or similar payment for access to electronic resources.

Creative Commons

A Creative Commons license is a public copyright license that provides free distribution of copyrighted works or studies. Authors use the CC license to transfer the right to use, share or modify their work to third parties. This journal is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) which permits third parties to copy, distribute, or reuse the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the author and original work.

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Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions stated in articles published in the journal do not reflect the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials. All opinions published in the journal belong to the authors.



Prof. Dr. K.Osman MEMİKOĞLU
Address: Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Yayın Komisyonu Başkanlığı, 06100 Sıhhiye, Ankara/Turkey
Phone: +90 312 595 82 07
Fax: +90 312 310 63 70
E-mail: [email protected]

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