Endoscopic Ultrasound, a publication of Euro-EUS Scientific Committee, Asia-Pacific EUS Task Force and Latin American Chapter of EUS, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Bimonthly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.eusjournal.com. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Index Copernicus, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science
as reported in the 2016 Journal Citation Reports®
(Thomson Reuters, 2017): 2.728
Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp
Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
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Ahead of Print policy
Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.
While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:
- "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
- The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
- Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.
The journal is named Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), which is not only the name of a new technique, but over the past decades this field has emerged as a discipline in its own right. This rapidly expanding medical field has revolutionized the detection and treatment to lesions inside and outside the natural lumens or tracts. With its ability to obtain a histological and even molecular diagnosis, EUS has not only increased the accuracy of the diagnosis for malignancies, but also played an important role in the era of precision medicine. More recently EUS guided interventional techniques have become more promising and are replacing more and more conventional surgical procedures. The journal named after this field covers all aspects of gastrointestinal EUS, endobronchial ultrasound, laparoscopic and robotic ultrasound, from medical instrument engineering, basic research to clinical studies and applications. As the official journal of Euro-EUS scientific committee, it is not only filling a long standing gap in the field of medical science, but also helping to create a stimulating new frontier on applications of EUS in the EUS related promising minimally invasive medicine and precision medicine. Since EUS is an interdisciplinary science, this field, so as the journal serve not only the gastroenterologists, endoscopist, surgeons and pulmonologists, but also the endocrinologists, urologists, gynecologists, anesthetists, pediatrists, pathologists and biomedical engineers. Endoscopic Ultrasound is an open access journal, with free access to each visitor. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference and it will provide authors with a means in which to effectively communicate their ideas and research to a practicing audience.