Editorial Policies

Section Policies

2015, Volume 27

Editors
  • Konstantinos Kaskaras
  • ZITA Management
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

2014, Volume 26

Editors
  • Konstantinos Kaskaras
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Reports

Case Reports - maximum 1,500 words, 10 references
and 6 figures, Abstract 100 words

All article types should be accompanied by an abstract
in Greek.

Editors
  • Kostas Stamatiou
  • Αθανάσιος Παπατσώρης
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Reviews

Reviews - maximum 4,000 words, 50 references, 6 tables
and 10 figures, Abstract 300 words

All article types should be accompanied by an abstract
in Greek.

Editors
  • Kostas Stamatiou
  • Αθανάσιος Παπατσώρης
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Original Articles

Original Articles - maximum 3,000 words, 30 references,
6 tables and 10 figures, Abstract 200 words

All article types should be accompanied by an abstract
in Greek.

Editors
  • Kostas Stamatiou
  • Αθανάσιος Παπατσώρης
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Surveys

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Mini reviews

Editors
  • Kostas Stamatiou
  • Αθανάσιος Παπατσώρης
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Duties of Reviewers


1. Contribution to Editorial Decisions
Reviewers’ assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.

2. Promptness
Any selected referee who feels unable or unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript should notify the editor and exclude himself from the review process.

3. Confidentiality
Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

4. Standards of Objectivity
Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

5. Acknowledgement of Sources
Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation.
Reviewers should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

6. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
Information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

 

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.