Article Processing Charges
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*Normally, it is free of charge for all invited articles. However, Guest Editors and invited authors for a Focused Issue should be noted that if your article is an Original Article, Case Report or Surgical Technique, it will be charged for article processing fees.* This APC policy is valid from January 1st, 2019.
What do the article processing charges pay for?
Article processing charges pay for:
- Immediate, worldwide open access to the full article text
- Developing and maintaining electronic tools for peer review and publication
- Preparation in various formats for print & online publication
- Securing inclusion in PubMed/PubMed Central (PMC), Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and Google Scholar etc., enabling electronic citation in other journals that are available electronically.