Aims and Scope

Caucasian Medical Journal (Caucasian Med J) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal that publishes interesting clinical and experimental case reports conducted in all fields of medicine. The journal is the official scientific publication of the Azerbaijan Gastroenterology and Invasive Endoscopy Society. The publication frequency of the journal is 3 times a year (March, July, November). Caucasian Medical Journal accepts publications in English and published electronically.

No fees are charged from authors for article submission, processing or publication.

The editorial and publication processes and ethical policies of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)Council of Science Editors (CSE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

Editorial Policies are based on “Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journal (ICMJE Recommendations)” (2016,

Open Access Policy

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

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International (CC BY-NC 3.0).

CC BY-NC: This license allows reusers to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, remix, transform, and build upon the material.

CC BY-NC includes the following elements:

BY – Credit must be given to the creator

NC – Only noncommercial uses of the work are permitted

Copyright Issues

The author(s) transfer(s) the copyright to their article to Caucasian Journal of Medicine effective if and when the article is accepted for publication. The copyright covers the exclusive and unlimited rights to reproduce and distribute the article in any form of reproduction (printing, electronic media or any other form); it also covers translation rights for all languages and countries.

After receiving and accept decision for publication, submissions must be accompanied by the “Copyright Transfer Statement”. The form is available for download on the journal’s manuscript submission and evaluation site. The copyright transfer form should be signed by all contributing authors and a scanned version of the wet signed document should be submitted.

Permission Requests

Permission required for use any published under CC-BY-NC license with commercial purposes (selling, etc.) to protect copyright owner and author rights). Republication and reproduction of images or tables in any published material should be done with proper citation of source providingauthors names; article title; journal title; year (volume)and pageof publication; copyright year of the article.

Material Disclaimer

All rights of publication of all articles published in Caucasian Journal of Medicine belongs to Azerbaijan Gastroenterology and Invasive Endoscopy Society". No citation without reference could be done and none of the sections of this journal could be multiplied without permission. All opinions published in the journal belong to their authors.

Financial expenses of Caucasian Medical Journal are covered by Azerbaijan Gastroenterology and Invasive Endoscopy Society.

Correspondence Adress

Editor in Chief, MD, Prof. xxxxx
Instutiton: xxxx
Department: xxxx

Editor in Chief: Fatih Aslan
Koç University Faculty of Medicine Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology, İstanbul, Türkiye
E-mail: [email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-1002-7202

Editor in Chief: Nargiz Afandiyeva
National Oncology Center, Department of Gastroenterology, Baku, Azerbaijan
E-mail: [email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8205-3805


Applications for edition permission should be to the office of journal.

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Publishing House Correspondence Address

Galenos Publishing House
Adres: Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sk. No: 21, 34093 Fındıkzade-İstanbul, Türkiye
Tel.: +90 212 621 99 25 Fax: +90 212 621 99 27
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