REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBMISSIONS TO THE JOURNALS

Manuscripts submitted to the Journal should be prepared according to the "Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts to Biomedical Journals" elaborated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJS).

The data presented in the manuscript must be original. Manuscripts published or sent for publication to any other publishing house earlier are not admitted for publication in the Journal.

The authors should report any commercial activity which may lead to a conflict of interests due to publishing of the article. Conflicts of interest should be reflected in the materials submitted (at the end of the article). Besides, there should be indicated the form of financial support (grants, sponsorship, etc.) or absence thereof.

The manuscript should be typed in double-space, with Times New Roman 12-point font, containing no more than 30 lines on each page, and submitted in 2 copies. Margins’ sizes should be as follows: top and bottom – 20 mm, left – 30 mm, right – 20 mm. The pages of the manuscript must be numbered consecutively in the upper or lower right-hand corner, beginning from the title page. Manuscripts must be laconic, not exceeding 10 typewritten pages. Illustrations should be attached to the text, if they are referred to in the article.

Besides the typewritten text the authors should submit an electronic version of the article prepared in the format MS Word, version not earlier than 2003. The articles are submitted to the Editorial Board at the e-mail address or directly on an electronic carrier.

Original articles should be written in accordance with the commonly accepted international requirements and divided into the following sections: Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, References. Each section should be written on a new page.

The title page should contain the title of the manuscript, names and initials of the authors, full name of the institution, department, chair or laboratory of the establishment, city and country. Finally, the name and initials of the author for correspondence, with full address including city code, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address. The title page should be signed by all manuscript’s authors.

The Abstract should contain not less than 200-250 words. Only abstracts concerning clinical cases and reviews of proceedings of conferences may be limited to 100-150 words. The abstract should briefly reflect the main content of the article rather than repeat the main sections of the publication. At the end of the abstract key words are necessary. Terms from the Medical Subject Headings listed in Index Medicus are recommended. The List could be received through Internet: www.nlm.nih.gov

References should be listed consecutively as they are cited in the text. References to articles in press must not be listed, i.e. references to theses, abstracts, conference proceedings, Internet sources are not admitted. Bibliographic references should be numbered and are given in strict accordance with the article’s list of references in square brackets. Moreover, through numbering beginning from number 1 should be kept.

Abbreviate journal names according to the Index Medicus. If there are four or fewer authors, list all, if five or more, list only the first three, then et. al. Examples follow:

Format for journal articles: Kozlov V.L., Akchurin R.S., Lepilin M.G. et al. Diagnosis of a pacemaker’s dysfunctions. Cardiology. 1997; 37: 8: 44-48. Vega K.J., Pina I., Krevsky B. et al. Heart transplantation is associated with an increased risk for pancreatobiliary disease. Ann. Intern. Med. 1996; 124:980-983.

Format for books, monographs: Dubrovsky V.I. Therapeutic massage. In: M.Meditsina. 1995; 208. Phillips S.J., Whisnant J.P. Hypertension and stroke. In: Laragh J.H., Brenner B.M., editors. Hypertension: pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press. 1995; 465.

Illustrations and figure legends. Illustrations (photos, pictures, graphs, diagrams) are submitted in 2 copies. The photos should be contrast, pictures, graphs and diagrams - clear. In case of necessity, any remark should be done on the second copy of a photo or on its xerocopy. The first copy of a picture should be without any patches or marks. The reverse side of each picture is to be numbered; the name of the first author, the manuscript’s title, top and bottom of the picture should be penciled too. Illustrations of the same type should be identical in size (standard size of a thermoprinter), scale and type of data presentation. Color illustrations are accepted.

Figure legends should be presented on a separate page (2 copies) with the name of the first author and manuscript’s title. Figure legends to microphotos should be provided with the information of the method of staining and magnification.

Electronic versions of illustrations should be made in separate files with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi, with the size of the photograph not less than 50×50 mm. Tablesshould supplement, not duplicate,the text and numbered with Arabic numerals according to their order of citation in the text. Each table should be provided with a brief caption. Abbreviations used in the table should be explained in a footnote. In the electronic version of the article the tables must be created with the MS-Word table editor, but not scanned.

Editors reserve the right to review and revise all manuscripts submitted, if necessary.
The articles are published free of charge.

Manuscripts should be sent to:

Anatoly V. Pokrovsky, Academician of the RAMS
Editor-in-Chief of the Journal "Angiology and Vascular Surgery"
Department of Vascular Surgery A.V. Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery
B.Serpukhovskaya str., 27, 117997, Moscow, Russia
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