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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

The manuscript has to be sent electronically by registration on the official AM web page ( by the author, responsible for the correspondence, using the Authorship Statement Form and License Agreement .
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All papers are to be executed in the following manner:
1. The manuscripts should be typed in format A4, 1.5-spaced, with 2.0 cm margins, printing type 12 Times New Roman, in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
2. The original article (presents new and original scientific findings, explain s research methodology and provides data) has to be less than 16 pages long and should consist of an Introduction, Material and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions and be followed by not more than 40 references.
3. The review article (provides an overview of a field or subject, synthesizes previous research) must not exceed 25 pages and contain not more than 100 references.
4. The title page should include the first and family name of all the authors, their academic degrees, the name of the department and institution from which the paper has arrived, the phone number and e-mail address of the corresponding author.
5. The abstract should be written on the title page and limited from 220 to 240 words. The abstract of original article should have 4 parts: Background, Material and methods, Results, Conclusions. The abstract of review article should have 2 parts: Background and Conclusions. The abstract should end with 3 to 6 key words.
6. The tables and figures must be typed, consecutively numbered and followed by an explanatory text. The figures that have to emphasize a comparison or details are published in color.
7. The references are to be listed in order of their appearance in the text, and the appropriate numbers are to be inserted in the text in square brackets in proper places.
The list of references should contain more than 50% in Scopus or WoS, more than 80% with DOI and not more than 30% of monographs or conference abstracts.
The references must comply with the general format outlined in the Uniform Requirements for the Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals developed by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (, chapter IV.A.3.g. For further information on the corect formulation of the references, please acces the following link:
The references in the Cyrillic script should be transliterated into Latin script using the American Library Association and Library of Congress Romanization Tables as follows: А=А, Б=В, В=V, Г=G, Д=D, Е=Е, Ё=Е, Ж=ZH, З=Z, И=I, Й=I, К=К, Л=L, М=М, Н=N, О=O, П=P, Р=R, C=S, Т=Т, У=U, Ф=F, Х=KH, Ц=TS, Ч=CH, Ш=SH, Щ=SHCH, Ъ=“, Ы=Y, Ь=‘, Э=Е, Ю=IU, Я=IA. Immediately after the transliteration the translation of the title in English in the square brackets should follow.

For example: Давыдов М.И., Акчурин Р.С., Герасимов С.С. и др. Хирургическое лечение больных раком легкого с тяжелыми сопутствующими сердечно-сосудистыми заболеваниями. Хирургия. 2012;7:18-26. [Davydov MI, Akchurin RS, Gerasimov SS i dr. Khirurgicheskoe lechenie bol’nykh rakom legkogo s tyazhelymi soputstvuyushchimi serdechno-sosudistymi zabolevaniyami. Khirurgiya. 2012;7:18-26. (In Russ.)]

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