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General informations

The Swiss Medical Weekly accepts for consideration original and review articles from all fields of medicine. Contributions must be written in English.

Submission of a paper to Swiss Medical Weekly is understood to imply that the data contained there in has not previously been published (except in abstract/preprint form) or is being considered for publication elsewhere.

All submissions to the Swiss Medical Weekly should conform to the «Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals».

There are no "article processing charges" (APCs) or "page charges"associated with this journal.

Prior to publication, all manuscripts, with the exception of Editorials and Technical comments, undergo a single blind peer review, conducted by independent experts in the field.

All accepted articles are published immediately in full text in the Internet with immediate listing in Pubmed/Medline.

"Swiss Medical Weekly" is an open access publication published in accordance with the terms of the Creative Commons license Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

A sponsoring association, the “Trägerverein Swiss Medical Weekly”, is in charge of the journal. It ensures the editorial independence of the Swiss Medical Weekly, following the Fair OA principles, and covers the editorial and publishing costs. Authors are requested to grant the sponsoring association a non-exclusive licence to publish. We do not ask authors to transfer copyright to us.