INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

 

The journal Problems of Endocrine Pathology accepts manuscripts for publication which contain the materials that have not been published elsewhere or have not been submitted for publication:

      literature reviews in endocrinology;

      lectures for endocrinologists;

      articles and short communications on pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention and treatment for endocrine disorders and comorbidities;

      reports of clinical cases of exceptional endocrine pathology and syndromes with endocrine manifestations;

      materials on endocrine diseases epidemiology and organization of specialized medical care;

      results of experimental studies on physiology and pathophysiology of endocrine system;

      materials concerning development, biological and clinical trials of novel drugs for the treatment of endocrine disorders and their complications.

 

All materials submitted for publication are subject to be reviewed and considered by Academic Council of the Institute.

The editorial board reserves the right for editorial alterations (without changing core), as well as for refusal from publication of materials which do not meet the requirements. Manuscripts and other media which are not accepted for publication will not be sent back to the authors. Royalties are not paid to the authors.

Investigations which results are presented in the articles must relate to ethical norms.

The materials for publication in the journal should be prepared according to the following rules:

 

The order of presentation

1. Introduction.

The introduction should include clear statement of topicality, novelty and research objectives.

2. Object (material) and methods of research.

The names for the diseases should be given according to International Classification of Diseases, terms must be given in accordance with the current nomenclature.

When reporting experiments on animals the authors should indicate the species, weight and number of laboratory animals used.

Names of chemical compounds should conform to nomenclature rules recommended by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and the International Union of Biochemistry (IUB).

The units should be in compliance with the International System of Units (SI).

Be sure to identify the method of statistic analysis and its clear identification.

3. Results of research and discussion.

4. Conclusion.

5. References.

References should be made in accordance with 7.1 : 2006. It should be given on separate pages in order of appearance in the text. The number of references should not exceed 20 sources for the article, and not more than 70 sources for review. The reference numbers are indicated in the text in square brackets.

6. Summary.

Summary is presented in Ukrainian, Russian and English with high-quality and exact translation. It includes: full title of the article, initials and surnames of the authors, the name and address of the organization where the work has been performed. The summary should show clearly formulated main conclusions from the results of the study (text - up to 15 lines, key words - no more than 5). The summary should be informative, clear without reference to the full text of the article, to be free from irrelevant information, and not to repeat the information contained in the title.

 

Preparation of the manuscript

The article should be written either in the Ukrainian, Russian or English language.

The text should be printed in 1.5 spacing on A4 paper (top and bottom margins - 2.5 cm, left margin - 3 cm, right margin - 1.5 cm) using 14-point type in Times Roman font.

The paper should not exceed 15 pages, including tables, figures, graphs, photos, references, and summary. All pages should be numbered throughout the entire manuscript.

The review article and lecture should not exceed 25 pages.

Notes taken from practice - up to 5 pages.

Article title should be brief, clearly reflecting the contents of the paper (printed in capital letters with no abbreviations).

Reference data indicate the names and initials of the authors, the name and address of the organization in which the work has been done.

Tables and figures should complete but not duplicate the text. They should include the numbers and names only appear in portrait orientation (subject fields) on separate pages. Location of tables and figures should be specified on the margins. Head and side of tables should contain headings and measurement units indicated. Abbreviations in the titles of the tables are not permitted.

Figures should be presented in EPS, TIFF, PNG, PDF (v.1.4) format. Color bitmap images must have a resolution of 300 dpi, black and white (grayscale) 600 dpi. Vector images should not contain fonts.

Chemical and mathematical formulas should appear in the text.

Abbreviations should be decoded in parentheses after the first mention.

The order of presentation of the manuscript

The manuscript should be sent to the Editorial office in duplicate. Original should be signed by all authors and approved to be published. The following should be enclosed:

       referral to the Editorial office signed by the head of the institution and stamped;

       expert opinion on the possibility of open publishing;

       information about the authors (surname, first name, academic degree and title, place of work, position, mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address);

       electronic version of the article in RTF (Rich Text Format) which is a complete analogue of the printed version. Do not hyphenate the words in text editor. Tables and figures are presented as separate files (tabl_doc; ris_doc).

 

 

Materials should be sent to:

Editorial office Problems of Endocrine Pathology

Artema str., 10,

61002, Kharkiv, Ukraine

E-mail: journal@ipep.com.ua