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Confirm the checklist before submitting the manuscript. Checking on every point is needed to proceed.

1. Manuscript Form
  • ☐ All manuscripts are typed in 12-point font size, double-spaced, and saved as an MS Word file.
  • ☐ Delete all of the information of authors in the property of MS Word file.
  • ☐ All manuscripts should be written in English.
  • ☐ The order of the manuscript is a title page, abstract, main body, references, and table and legend of figures.
  • ☐ Figures are inserted into the separated files in the order of citation.
2. Title Page
  • ☐ The title page includes the article title, running title (less than 10 words), authors’ full name(s) and affiliation, address for correspondence (including address and e-mail), ORCID (all authors), conflict of interest, funding statement, and author contributions, if any.
3. Abstract
  • ☐ Abstracts for an original article/review and case report are less than 250 and 150 words, respectively.
  • ☐ The format of an original article is Objectives, Methods, Results, and Conclusions, each component should be on the next line.
  • ☐ Keywords are 3–6 keywords. For the selection of keywords, refer to the Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) in Index Medicus.
4. Main Body
  • ☐ The order of the main text is abstract with keywords, introduction, methods, results, discussion, references, and figure legends.
  • ☐ All pages are numbered consecutively starting from the abstract page.
  • ☐ Change the author information (Name, Institute) to "OOO".
  • ☐ The word count is for the main text only, exclusive of a title, abstract, references, tables, and figure legends.
  • ☐ The reference items are listed in the correct format and all references listed in the references section are cited in the text.
5. References
  • ☐ References should be cited in the manuscript and placed in order of citation.
  • ☐ References are formatted according to the style required by the journal.
  • ☐ For original articles, references should not exceed 30. For case reports, brief communications, letters to the editor, and video reports/images, references should not exceed 15, 8, and 3, respectively.
6. Tables and Figures
  • ☐ Tables are provided in English and an Arabic figure. It should be placed at the end of the manuscript.
  • ☐ All figures are submitted as a separate file in TIFF, JPEG, EPS, or PPT formats higher than 300 dpi.
  • ☐ Title of the figure legend should be a paragraph and the description be a complete sentence.
7. The cover letter states that the manuscript has not been published previously and will not be submitted for publication elsewhere. It discloses conflicts of interest of all listed authors if any.
8. All authors must read the manuscript and agree with the submission.

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