About Us

Gülhane Medical Journal (Gulhane Med J) is the official, scientific, peer-reviewed, international journal of Gülhane Faculty of Medicine, University of Health Sciences Turkey. The journal accepts submissions on all aspects of general medicine. Featured article types include original articles, case reports, reviews, and letters to the editor. The history of the Gülhane Medical Journal dates back to 1871 and it was named with its current title in 1999.

Reasons to publish with this journal:

• Electronic archive available since 2002
• Covers the broad field of medicine
• Double-blind, peer-review policy
• Published in both print and online versions
• Online early appearance with a doi number
• No fee of any type for submission or publication

The journal is published quarterly in March, June, September and December.

Processing and publication are free of charge with Gülhane Medical Journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process.

All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system which is available through the journal’s web page.

For authors submitting to Gülhane Medical Journal, it is recommended that authors follow the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals formulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).

Abstracting and Indexing

Gülhane Medical Journal is indexed in Scopus, British Library, Ulakbim TR Index, CABI, Ebsco, Index Copernicus, OCLC Worldcat, Embase, Türk Medline, Türkiye Atıf Dizini, J-Gate and Gale.

Copyright Statement

Gülhane Faculty of Medicine owns the royalty and national and international copyright of all content published in the journal.

Material Disclaimer

The author(s) is (are) responsible for the articles published in Gülhane Medical Journal The editor, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility for the articles.

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 the rules of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/. By “open access” to peerreviewed 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 work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND) International License.

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

CC BY-NC-ND includes the following elements:

BY – Credit must be given to the creator

NC – Only noncommercial uses of the work are permitted

ND – No derivatives or adaptations of the work are permitted

The journal is printed on an acid-free paper.

Publisher Corresponding Address

Galenos Yayınevi Tic. Ltd. Şti.

Address: Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sk. No: 21, 34093


Phone: +90 212 621 99 25 Fax: +90 212 621 99 27

E-mail: [email protected]