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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Editors-in-Chief: H. Schliephake; L. Assael

ISSN: 1865-1550 (print version)
ISSN: 1865-1569 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10006

Fast Track

Do you have something new and important to publish? 

Have you heard about our “Fast Track” option?
We know from experience many authors with bright ideas and good scientific papers, are often frustrated by the delays in the publishing process. This is often not the fault of any one person, as the complex process of checking manuscripts, identifying appropriate referees and awaiting their deliberations can delay acceptance by months. In addition there may be a backlog of papers and delays at the publishers. These all can add up to long delays and frustrations for the authors.
As you know the Journal is currently going through a lot of changes and has developed as a platform for research and review articles from an international authorship. We have therefore decided to introduce the concept of “Fast Tracking” important Review Articles.
How will the “Fast Track” process this work? If you have a new and / or important review article, send it to us and indicate your request to “Fast Track” the paper. If the editors share your enthusiasm and desire to fast track the paper, it will be fast tracked to selected referees and published within 2 months. It will be subjected to the normal peer review and of course, some papers will be rejected for publication by the referees.
At this stage we are going to restrict the fast track to review articles only. We hope you find this innovation helpful.
H. Schliephake & L. A. Assael
Editors in Chief

How to submit a Fast Track Paper:

Submit your review article via Editorial Manager and apply for “Fast Track” in the cover letter.

 

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For authors and editors

  • Aims and Scope

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    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery founded as Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie is a peer-reviewed online journal. It is designed for clinicians as well as researchers.

    The quarterly journal offers comprehensive coverage of new techniques, important developments and innovative ideas in oral and maxillofacial surgery and interdisciplinary aspects of cranial, facial and oral diseases and their management. The journal publishes papers of the highest scientific merit and widest possible scope on work in oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as supporting specialties. Practice-oriented articles help improve the methods used in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

    Every aspect of oral and maxillofacial surgery is fully covered through a range of invited review articles, clinical and research articles, technical notes, abstracts, and case reports. Specific topics are: aesthetic facial surgery, clinical pathology, computer-assisted surgery, congenital and craniofacial deformities, dentoalveolar surgery, head and neck oncology, implant dentistry, oral medicine, orthognathic surgery, reconstructive surgery, skull base surgery, TMJ and trauma.

    Time-limited reviewing and electronic processing allow to publish articles as fast as possible. Accepted articles are rapidly accessible online.

    Clinical studies submitted for publication have to include a declaration that they have been approved by an ethical committee according to the World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki 1964 (last amendment during the 52nd World Medical Association General Assembly, Edinburgh, Scotland, October 2000). Experimental animal studies have to be carried out according to the principles of laboratory animal care (NIH publication No 86-23, revised 1985).

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