Selcuk Medical Journal (Selcuk Med J) (ISSN: 1017-6616, e-ISSN: 2149-8059) first published in 1984, is the official, international, open access, independently double blind peer reviewed, scholarly publication organ of the Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Faculty of Medicine. The journal is published quarterly on March, June, September and December.

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Selcuk Medical Journal (Selcuk Med J) accepts publications from all over the world. Publications are evaluated by at least two referees in terms of original information, ideas and presentation.

Selcuk Medical Journal (Selcuk Med J) is publishes Turkish and/or English articles. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Selcuk Medical Journal (Selcuk Med J) is a multidisciplinary journal directed at an audience of medical doctors, researchers and scientists.

Compliance with Ethical Rules

The editorial and publication processes of the journal 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 (doaj.org/bestpractice)

The articles have not been published anywhere before and no other journal has been sent for the publication. Plagiarism program is used in Selcuk Medical Journal. Articles with similarities that exceed the academic citation limit and/or articles that are not prepared in accordance with the publication rules will not be evaluated. All studies require approval of the ethics committee and certification of this certificate will be the basis for the publication of the manuscripts.

All studies should be informed of the level of authors' contribution and approval. The study should also be informed that there is no financial conflict of interest at any stage, including data collection, experimentation, writing and language editing. Commercial sponsorship should be reported if it is in work.

No payment is required from the authors for the articles to be published in Selcuk Medical Journal.

All articles will be finalized within three months by the editor and editorial board. However, this delay may be extended due to unavailable delays.

Aim and Scope of the journal

Selcuk Medical Journal aims to provide sharing of current research and developments in the general medicine and surgical innovations. Selcuk Medical Journal also aims to share experimental studies that will contribute to the world of science in national and international literature.

Selcuk Medical Journal (Selcuk Med J) is publishes clinical and experimental research articles, case reports, review articles, technical notes and letters to the editor prepared in accordance with ethical guidelines in all disciplines of health sciences. The journal also presents the latest surgical procedures or medical treatments in general medicine.