Authors of all papers should submit this checklist together with their manuscript. Please read followings carefully and see if each item is followed.
1) General Format
 Did you have the title page, abstract, the text (introduction, materials and methods, results, and discussion), acknowledgements, conflict of interest statement, references, tables, and legends for figures?
 Is the manuscript double-spaced in an A4-size paper?
 The manuscript of special topics should not be longer than 3,000 words (including references)
 Abstract must contain 250 words or less and must be organized as follows: Backgrounds/Aims, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. (case reports: 150 words or less)
 Five or less key words should be provided at the end of the abstract.
 Identify the committee(s) approving the study protocol and include a statement of compliance with ethical regulations.
 An acknowledgement of persons who made a assistance and provided special reagents may be included. Grant and financial support related with the work should be specifically stated.
 Please state any conflicts of interest.
 All citations in the paper have a complete and accurate reference in the reference list. The number of references in case reports should be 20 or less, and 10 or less in special topics.
4) Tables and Figures
 Prepare tables on individual sheets of paper, double spaced and numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals in the order of their appearance in the text.
 Explain all abbreviations and symbols.
 Figure legends should be typed consecutively on a separate sheet of paper.
 Figures should be supplied in the JPG or TIFF format at a final resolution of 600 dpi or higher. The number of figures in case reports should be 5 or less.
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