About Us

İstanbul Medical Journal is the scientific, peer reviewed, open access publication of İstanbul Training and Research Hospital. The journal is printed six times in a year; on January, March, May, July, September, November and its publication language is Turkish and English.

The aim of the journal is to publish high level clinical and experimental studies conducted in all fields of medicine. Reviews comprising the latest research findings, reports on rare and educative cases and letters to the editor are also published.

The target population of the journal includes specialists in all fields of medicine, academicians and relevant health care professionals.

The İstanbul Medical Journal is indexed in Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index, EBSCO, Gale, TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index, ProQuest, ROOT INDEXING, Türk Atif Dizini, Türk Medline, EuroPub, DOAJ, Ardi, Hinari, Goali, Oare and J-GATE.

Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at www.istanbulmedicaljournal.org. The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s web page.

All expenses of the journal are covered by the İstanbul Training and Research Hospital. Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office. The journal does not publish advertisement.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the İstanbul Training and Research Hospital, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

All published content is available online, free of charge at www.istanbulmedicaljournal.org. Printed copies of the journal are distributed to the members of İstanbul Training and Research Hospital as well as the members of the editorial board and the journal’s reviewers, free of charge.

İstanbul Training and Research Hospital holds the international copyright of all the content published in the journal.

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.

Open Access Policy is based on the rules of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/. By “open access” to peer-reviewed research literature, we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Editor in Chief: Feray Akbaş
Address: Clinic of Internal Diseases, University of Health Sciences Turkey, İstanbul Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Türkiye
E-mail: atlibatur@yahoo.com

Publisher: Galenos Publishing House

Address: Molla Gürani Mahallesi Kaçamak Sokak No: 21/A 34093 Fındıkzade - İstanbul
Phone: +90 (212) 621 99 25
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E-mail:  info@galenos.com.tr