Article Processing Charges
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*All invited articles are free of charge. However, Guest Editors and Authors of Focused Issues should note processing fees will apply to Original Articles, Case Reports, Surgical Technique or Technical Note.* 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), etc., enabling electronic citation in other journals that are available electronically.