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- Manuscript has not been published and is not being considered for publication elsewhere, in whole or in part in any language
- All authors listed have made a significant contribution to the manuscript with regards to its conception, writing and final approval
- All authors have read and approved the submission of the manuscript
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Instructions for authors.
- I hereby understand and acknowledge that all submitted files will automatically be subject to plagiarism check (iThenticate) and I fully understand that my manuscript might be rejected without any further consideration if it contains uncited word-by-word quotations from copyrighted publications.
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Original article - Full-length research paper
Full-length research papers reporting original results of research. Examples: Study of screening and diagnostic tests, clinical trial, meta-analysis, intervention study, cohort study, case-control study, cost-effectiveness analysis, observational study. Maximum 3500 words (main body of text, excluding abstract, references, tables and figures), 5 Tables and/or Figures, 40 references. Abstract: max 250 words, structured.
Original article - My first publication
My first publication are original research articles published by medical students, PhD students and young professionals. The writing process is mentored by a member of the IMAGING Editorial Board. The name of the Editorial Board members who have supported the publication will be indicated in the acknowledgement. Maximum 3500 words (main body of text, excluding abstract, references, tables and figures), 5 Tables and/or Figures, 40 references. Abstract: max 250 words, structured.
Original article - Short communication
Short communication is a focused report of original research or a unique first-time report of clinical cases series, Maximum 1500 words (main body of text, excluding abstract, references, tables and figures) 3 Tables and /or Figures, 20 references. Abstract: max 250 words, structured.
Review article - Up-to-date review
Up-to-date review: review for clinicians on a topic related to medical imaging and a broad focus. The topic should be of general interest to the imaging community. Maximum 5000 words (main body of text, excluding abstract, references, tables and figures), 8 Tables and /or Figures, 80 References. Abstract: max 250 words, unstructured.
Review article - Advances in imaging
Advances in imaging: review for imaging experts on various types of medical imaging, novel technologies. Maximum 4000 words (main body of text, excluding abstract, references, tables and figures), 8 Tables or Figures, 80 References. Abstract: max 250 words, unstructured.
Review article - Residents’ corner
Residents’ corner: Teaching material (review) with practical advice and tips for students and young physicians in training. Maximum 2000 words (main body of text, excluding abstract, references, tables and figures), 5 Tables and/or Figures, 50 References. Abstract: 250 words, unstructured.
Case report - Clinical challenge
Clinical challenge: challenging cases with focus on medical imaging. Abstract: max 250 words, unstructured.
Case report - #MRI first
#MRI first: illustrative case report highlighting the MRI first strategy in stroke imaging. Abstract: max 250 words, unstructured.
Case report - Cases from the Semmelweis University
Cases from the Semmelweis University: challenging patient cases from the university hospitals of the Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. Abstract: max 250 words, unstructured.
In each category: maximum 7 authors, 1000 words (main body of text, excluding abstract, references, tables and figures), 2 Figures or Tables, 10 References.
Case report - Image Kiosk
Image Kiosk: Novel and clinically relevant images of unusual or striking examples of clinical entities. Maximum 3 authors, 150 words, 2 Figures, 5 References. No abstract.
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Brief letters (maximum of 1000 words, including references) will be considered for publication. Letters should not include figures and tables.
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