Cerrahpaşa Medical Journal

Cerrahpaşa Medical Journal is a scientific, open access periodical published in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is the official online-only publication of İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, and it is published triannually on April, August, and December. The publication language of the journal is English.

Cerrahpaşa Medical Journal aims to contribute to the literature by publishing manuscripts at the highest scientific level on all fields of medicine. The journal publishes original articles, case reports, reviews, and letters to the editor that are prepared in accordance with ethical guidelines. The target audience of the journal includes researchers, physicians and healthcare professionals who are interested or working in in all medical disciplines.

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).

Cerrahpaşa Medical Journal indexed in TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index.

All expenses of the journal are covered by the İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa. 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 https://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/cjm. The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s web page.

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 University-Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

Cerrahpaşa Medical Journal is an open access publication and the journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. Journal’s archive is available online, free of charge at http://cerrahpasamedj.org/EN. Cerrahpaşa Medical Journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 International License.

Editor: Ali Metin Kafadar
Address: Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, 34098, Fatih, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90212 4143000-63400
E-mail[email protected] 

Publisher: İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa
Address: Üniversite Mahallesi, Bağlariçi Caddesi No: 7, İstanbul, Turkey

Publishing Service: AVES
Address: Büyükdere Caddesi, 105/9 34394 Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 217 17 00
E-mail[email protected]


EISSN 2687-1904