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Menopause Review/Przegląd Menopauzalny
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Aims and scope
Menopause Review/Przegląd Menopauzalny, quarterly, publishes articles on original research (experimental, clinical, laboratory), review papers and case studies of different medical specialties associated with the menopausal period of life. The journal also publishes letters to the Editor, reports and materials from scientific meetings, book reviews, and announcements of planned scientific congresses and conferences. Editors reserve the right to publish editorial commentaries on published works.
Papers should be submitted to the Editorial Office on-line via:

Ethical requirements
When reporting experiments on human subjects, authors should indicate whether the procedures followed were in accordance with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2000 (concerning the ethical principles for the medical community and forbidding releasing the name of the patient, initials or the hospital evidence number) and with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national). The authors presenting case studies are obligated not to disclose patients' personal data. Regarding photographs, in case of any doubt that the picture inadequately protects the patient's anonymity his consent is required for publication.

Conflict of interest
Authors are expected to describe sources of the research funding, a role of the potential sponsor in planning, executing and analysis of the study, and the influence (bias) the funding organization had on the content of the article. Other relationships (such as employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony) providing potential sources of conflict of interest in relation to the submitted article should also be revealed.

Ghostwriting, guest authorship and plagiarism policy
Menopause Review/Przegląd Menopauzalny has procedures in place to prevent ghostwriting, guest authorship, and plagiarism.

Preparation of manuscripts
The paper should be written in English and be communicative, clear and concise, while maintaining the classic layout.

Original papers should be organized in a standard form with separate:
• Title
• Abstract
Each article should contain structured abstract (200–250 words), divided such as the text of the manuscript (Introduction, Material and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions).
• Key words
• Introduction
• Material and methods
• Results
• Discussion
• Conclusions
• Acknowledgements
• References

Review papers should follow the format for a regular article. Each article should contain unstructured abstract (100–150 words) and up to 5 key words.

Case reports should be divided to the following sections:
• Title
• Abstract
Each article should contain structured abstract (200–250 words), divided such as the text of the manuscript (Introduction, Material and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions).
• Key words
• Introduction
• Case report
• Conclusions

Letters to the editor may report original data or comment articles recently published our journal. All Letters to the editor are subject to editing and possible abridgment. Letters that report original data will be fully peer-reviewed.

Tables should be numbered according to their sequence in the text. The text should include references to all tables.
Each table should be provided in a separate file.

Each figure should be provided in a separate file, not included in the text.
Figures should preferably be provided in the TIF or EPS format. JPG is also acceptable.
All figures, whether photographs, graphs or diagrams, should be numbered consecutively throughout.

The reference list should be arranged in the order in which the citations appear in the text. The number of cited papers in original and review papers should not exceed 30 entries, and in case reports – 10. References should only be made to published titles.

Journal citation:
Sturdee DW, Pines A; International Menopause Society Writing Group, et al. Updated IMS recommendations on postmenopausal hormone therapy and preventive strategies for midlife health. Climacteric 2011; 14: 302-320.

Journal with a supplement number:
Polgár C, Fodor J, Orosz Z, et al. Electron and brachytherapy boost in the conservative treatment of stage I–II breast cancer: 5-year results of the randomized Budapest boost trial. Radiother Oncol 2002; 62 (Suppl. 1): S15.

Journal with a part number:
McCormick MC, Kass B, Elixhauser A, Thompson J, Simpson L. Annual report on access to and utilization of health care for children and youth in the United States: 1999. Pediatrics 2000; 105 (1, pt 3): 219-230.

Online journal citation:
Keisch M, Arthur D, Patel R, et al. American Brachytherapy Society Breast Brachytherapy Task Group; http://www.americanbrachytherapy.org/guidelines/abs_breast_brachytherapy_taskgroup.pdf.

Electronic Publish Ahead of Print/DOI citation:
Kanis J, McCloskey EV, Johansson H, et al. European guidance for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Osteopor Int 2012; doi: 10.1007/s00 198-012-2074-y.

Bidzan M. Jakość życia pacjentek z różnym stopniem nasilenia wysiłkowego nietrzymania moczu. Impuls, Kraków 2008.

Chapter from a book:
van Leeuwen FE, Travis LB. Second cancers. In: Devita VT, ed. Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology. 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2005: 2575-2602.

In press:
Eisenberger MA, Blumenstein BA, Crawford ED, et al. Bilateral orchiectomy with or without flutamide for metastatic prostate cancer. N Engl J Med In press.

The Publisher acquires all copyrights, on an exclusive basis, to manuscripts published, including the right to publish them in print, using electronic carriers or others, and on the Internet. Abstracts may be published without the Publisher’s permission.

Review Process
The registered manuscripts are sent to 2–3 independent experts for scientific evaluation. Submitted papers are accepted for publication after a positive opinion of the independent reviewers. Przegląd Menopauzalny/Menopause Review uses a double-blind review process in which authors do not know the identity of their reviewers, nor do the reviewers know the identities of the authors. The evaluation process usually takes 2–4 months.

Publication charges
Please be informed that a fee of EUR 100 will be charged for publication of an article in Menopause Review/Przegląd Menopauzalny.
Payments should be made on receipt of information that an article has been accepted for publication.
An invoice will be issued after the payment has been credited to our account. Termedia sp. z o.o. does not pay bank transfer costs.
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The fee applies only to the cost of preparing / developing the article for publication in the journal. The fee has no effect on the acceptance of the article for publication. All articles submit by editorial system are reviewed by independent experts outside the editorial office and based on their opinions are qualified or not for publication.
Please be informed that if the author decides not to publish the work, which was already accepted and paid, the fee paid will not be returned for reasons beyond the Publisher’s control.
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