KSU Medical Journal is a scientific journal. KSU Medical Journal publishes research articles, case reports and reviews in various fields of medicine and nursing.


KSU Medical Journal is the scientific official journal of the Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University Faculty of Medicine. KSU Medical Journal aims to reach all national and international medical institutions and researchers. KSU Medical Journal have the highest ethical and scientific standards and no commercial concerns in the articles. The publication principles of the journal are based on independent, bias-free and double-blind review. The Editorial Board Works with in the framework of the International Medical Journal Editors Council (ICMJE) and Editorial Ethical Principles Commission (COPE) principles.

The journal is accepting manuscripts covered the subject areas, including but not limited to the following fields:
Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Chest Diseases, Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Microbiology, Clinical Pathology, Clinical Pharmacology, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Dermatology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Geriatrics, General Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hematology, Health Education, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Medical Statistics, Neonatology, Nutrition, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nursing, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Psychiatry, Public Health and Health Services, Radiology, Rheumatology, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Thoracic Surgery, Urology

The journal publishes articles in the English and Turkish language. The full content of all manuscripts published by the KSU Medical Journal is available and can be downloaded at free of charge. Publication in KSU Medical Journal is totally free. There is no article processing fee in KSU Medical Journal. The evaluation process of manuscript is completed within 8 weeks at the latest. Opinions and results in the articles published in KSU Medical Journal are the opinions of the authors. The editors and editorial board of the journal do not accept any responsibility. KSU Medical Journal is published every 4 months (April, August, December), 3 issues per year. The language of the journal is both in Turkish and English. Plagiarism rules are followed by the journal.

Open access policy: The Journal publishes fully open access journals, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. Journal provides free access for all users worldwide.

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supporting a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) 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, is given to authors to retain control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

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