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All new manuscripts should be submitted online via the Manuscript Processing System at

Important submission requirements are as follows
  • 1. The corresponding author should submit manuscripts.
  • 2. Original files should be submitted as a Word document.
  • 3. Original files should not include the names and institutional affiliations of authors.
  • 4. Insert line numbers in the original files.
  • 5. Image files should be submitted as TIFF, GIF, JPEG, PPT, PPTX formats with less than 6 megabytes and more than 3 megapixels.
Step 1. Manuscript Type, Title and Abstract
  • 1. Type of manuscript: Choose the type of your manuscript.
  • 2. Title: Input title and running title of your manuscript.
  • 3. Abstract: Abstract should be less than 250 words for original articles, technical notes, and guidelines; 200 words for reviews; 150 words for case reports.
  • 4. Keywords: Between 3−5 keywords should be listed.
  • 5. Corresponding Information: Please insert the complete contact information of the corresponding author (full name, email address, ORCID ID, affiliation, postal/mail address, telephone number).
    After the manuscript is submitted, the corresponding author will receive any acknowledgements regarding the submission.
Step 2. Authors and Affiliations
  • 1. Please add the co-authors’ names and affiliations.
  • 2. The maximum number for the first author is two (email addresses and ORCID IDs for all first authors are required).
  • 3. To include additional affiliations, please click “Add Affiliation” and enter in the box below.
  • 4. The order of the author list can be modified by clicking the arrows in the author list.
Step 3. File Upload
  • 1. Title page: Article title, full names and affiliations of all authors, corresponding author's contact information, running title, acknowledgments.
  • 2. Main body: Abstract, key words, main text, references, tables of data (including table footnotes), figure legends. The main text file should not include author details.
  • 3. Figure file: Includes figures (illustrations, diagrams or photographs).
  • 4. Supplementary materials: Include supplementary material in standard file formats if necessary.
  • 5. Copyright Transfer Agreement: Please submit the Copyright Transfer Agreement including the signatures of the first author and corresponding author.
  • 6. Cover letter: Include any additional notes to inform the Editor-in-Chief.
Step 4. PDF conversion
  • Please click "Build PDF" button (you will be able to proceed to the next step after merging the files).
Step 5. Additional Information
  • 1. Research Grant: If your article received research grant, please insert the information in the box.
  • 2. IRB / IACUC approval: Please insert the IRB / IACUC approval information in the box.
  • 3. Conflict of Interest: Please include any potential conflicts of interest if necessary.
  • 4. Informed Consent: Please include a statement of informed consent from patients if necessary.
Step 6. Preview & Step 7. Submit
  • This part is to check whether all input information is correct. Please click “Submit’, and all procedures for submission will be complete.
List of submitted manuscripts
You can identify the current state of your submission after completing all procedures for manuscript submission.
  • Standardized Step-by-step Technique Using Surgical Landmarks in Robotic Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection. Ann Coloproctol. 2021;37:58-60
  • SCImago Journal & Country Rank


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