ISSN :2822-5872

Aim & Scope

Ankara City Hospital (ACH) Medical Journal

Ankara City Hospital (ACH) Medical Journal is a scientific, peer-reviewed open access publication by Ankara City Hospital. The journal is published in both Turkish and English four times a year: March,June, September and December.

The journal aims to publish clinical and experimental studies in all branches of medicine. Invited collections including the latest research findings, letters to the editor and case reports are included in the journal.

The target audience of the journal consists of experts, academics, and medical personnels in every branch of medicine.

Since it is a referee-reviewed journal, the articles must be reviewed using the double-blind method. ACH Medical Journal is indexed in Our editors and members of the editorial board are recognized in the international arena. They have the highest standards in terms of referee evaluations and provide feedback immediately. ACH Medical Journal’s evaluation and publishing processes are carried out using ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors icmje_17.pdf), COPE (Committee of Publication Ethics), EASE (European Association of Science Editors) and WAME guides. (World Association of Medical Editors). ACH Medical Journal is also compatible with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

Processing and publishing are completely free of charge. All manuscripts must be submitted through the online application system at Journal guidelines, technical information and necessary forms are available on the journal’s web page. If the articles are already published or evaluated for publishing according to the publishing guidelines, they do not require evaluation. Only articles submitted online through our website ( and which contain a properly completed copyright transfer form will be considered for publication.

Statements and opinions expressed in the articles published by the journal reflect the authors’ views and do not represent the views of Ankara City Hospital, editors, the editorial board, and/or publishers, who do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials.

All published content is available online and free of charge at .

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content based on the principle that making research available to the public free of charge supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Open Access Policy is based on the rules of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) Open access to referee-reviewed literature means that the content is freely available on the internet, which allows any user to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, link to others, or browse the full texts of these articles. In order to index these texts, a user can transmit them as data to the software or use them for any other legal purpose without financial, legal or technical obstacles other than those inseparable from providing access to the internet. The sole role of copyright in this field and the only restriction on reproduction and distribution of the content should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly recognized and cited.

This study is internationally licensed by Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivable 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND).

CC BY-NC-ND: This license allows re-users to copy and distribute the material in any medium or format only in unadapted form, for non-commercial purposes only, and only as long as attribution is given to the creator.

CC BY-NC-ND consists of:

BY – Credit must be given to the creator.

NC –Only non-commercial use of the work is permitted.

ND – Derivations or adaptations of the work are not permitted.