Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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 Microsoft Word 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.
- 3-6 keywords are required in metadata upon submission of the article.
This is the most important type of article because it provides new information based on original research. An original report is new because of the imaging findings in a disease or syndrome; it is new because of unique interventional processes; it is new because it expresses new manifestations or complications or follow-up of a disease or disorder. Original reports can be prospective or retrospective. They can be clinical or basic research.
A brief article stating the author’s personal opinion on a contentious or current topic or situation. Minimum illustrations. Author may review articles to align his/her viewpoint.
A short explanation of a certain method or procedure, alteration of a method, or new equipment of interest to radiologists. References limited to 8.
Case report: Short discussion of a single case with unique features not previously described. A case report must be unique by imaging findings, a unique manifestation of a disease or disorder or by making unique use of imaging to reveal a disease or disorder. Images of a second case may supplement either the discussion or the illustration of findings, but a single case must remain the concentration.
Classic case: The image needs to be a classic, and should illustrate findings that are typical of a rare or uncommon disease process or condition. References limited to 8. Authors limited to 5 who are affiliated with the institution that managed the case.
Scholarly examination of recent developments on a certain topic as reported in the literature. No new information is described but personal experiences may be expressed. Reviews are not encyclopedic like a chapter in a textbook; rather, they include only the highlights.
This is a teaching exercise with the message in the figures and their legends. There may be as many as 30 figure parts; however, no new information is included. The value of the paper turns on the quality of the illustrations as well as the timeliness and utility of the message.
ASEAN Movement in Radiology
A short article reporting historical mile stone that shape present situation regarding radiology or radiological societies in ASEAN countries or current event/ situation that may shape future direction.
Letters to the editor and replies should offer objective analysis of published articles. Letters may also discuss matters of general interest. Material being submitted or published elsewhere should not be repeated in letters.
Orphan and Rare Lung Diseases
Case report or Case Series: Short discussion of a case or cases with unique features of rare or orphan lung diseases .
Letter to the Editor
A Letter to the Editor is a short article addressed to the Editor with the intent of complementing, critiquing, informing, or communicating a certain piece of information. It is generally divided into three sub-sections, namely- Introduction, Content and Conclusion. Introduction gives a brief abstract of the content or a reason of communication, content includes the main details, and conclusion provides a summary.
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