Scope of the Journal


(WJPS: pISSN: 2228-7914; eISSN: 2252-0724)

World Journal of Plastic Surgery (WJPS) aims to publish the highest quality material, both clinical and scientific and has been continuously published since 2012, as the only Journal in Iran on all aspects of aesthetic, reconstructive and plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine with wide distribution (including WHO in Geneva and Cairo) in just English language. It includes articles related to research findings, technical evaluations, and reviews. In addition it provides a forum for the exchange of information on all aspects of aesthetic, reconstructive and plastic surgery  and aesthetic Medicine, also educational issues. 
The WJPS is an international, English language, peer-reviewed journal concerned with aesthetic, reconstructive and plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine. It is a biannual publication. Papers submitted to this journal which do not adhere to the Instructions for Authors will be returned for appropriate revision to be in line with the Instructions for Authors. They may then be re-submitted. WJPS wishes that the journal can assist the promotion of the level of global knowledge. The main topics that WJPS would welcome are: Aesthetic, Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery; Regenerative Medicine; Bioethics, Health issues, Epidemiology, Immunology, Medical Genetics, Microbiology and Nutrition in relation to Aesthetic  Medicine.
  The WJPS accepts the following categories of articles:
   Original papers. Clinical studies based on either normal subjects or patients and should be limited to 3500 words.
   Short communication papers. Clinical studies based on either normal subjects or patients and should be limited to 2500 words.
   Letter to editor. Clinical studies based on either normal subjects or patients and should be limited to 1000 words, 10 references.
   Case series/reports: It is the editorial policy to accept it and should be limited to 2500 words.
    Pre-clinical papers. The results of pre-clinical research will be considered for publication provided they have an obvious clinical relevance.
    Review papers. This journal publishes a limited number of scholarly, comprehensive reviews whose aims are to summarize and critically 
    evaluate research in the field addressed and identify future implications. Reviews should not exceed 5000 words. 
 Editorials. All editorials should be limited to 1000 words, 10 references.
     Current opinion. Papers in this section will provide our readers with focused coverage of topical issues in esthetic Medicine and Surgery 
     and related disciplines which are of high current interest and potential.
 Correspondence. It must not exceed 500 words and should focus on a specific article. Authors will receive prepublication proofs, and the  
     authors of the article cited will be invited to reply.
 Clinical vignettes. This category is intended for striking, illustrative, or rare clinical images, tomographs, x-rays or pathology specimens. 
    Images in this category may be published on the cover of the journal and should be submitted as one figure, with separate lettered panels 
    if required. The complete image should also have an Aspect Ratio 1:1. The image should be submitted with the names of no more than 
    three authors and the clinical message contained in the picture should be amplified in a 250 word description (no references) which will be 
    included with the image. Please also include a short title with the submission. Normal publication charges apply to this category.
    Hypothesis, Ideas and Innovations. It includes all aspects of aesthetic, reconstructive and plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine.

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