Aims and Scope

Meandros Medical and Dental Journal (Formerly Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Dergisi) is the official, international scientific, open access publication organ of Aydın Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Dentistry that is published in accordance with independent, unbiased, double blind peer review principles since 2000.

The publication language of the journal for English in accordance with the international publication standards. The journal is published four times in a year (March, June, September, December).

The aim of the Meandros Medical and Dental Journal is to publish original, high quality clinical and experimental researches conducted in all fields of medicine, dentistry, and invited review articles on current topics. The target audience of the journal includes specialists in general surgery, students and all specialists and medical professionals who are interested in surgery.

The Meandros Medical and Dental Journal is a publication that publishes manuscripts prepared only in English since December 2015. Submission of a Turkish title, abstract and keywords is not compulsory for international submissions. If accepted, translation services will be provided by the journal for international submissions.

Meandros Medical and Dental Journal is indexed in TUBITAK/ULAKBIM Turkish Medical Database, EBSCO, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Embase, CINAHL Complete Database, Gale, ProQuest, J-Gate, Turkiye Citation Index, Hinari, GOALI, ARDI, OARE, AGORA, IdealOnline, CABI and Turk Medline.

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.

Author(s) and copyright owner(s) grant access to all users for the articles published in the Meandros Medical and Dental Journal as free of charge. Articles may be used provided that they are cited.

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.

Meandros Medical and Dental Journal does not demand any subscription fee or similar payment for access to electronic resources.

Creative Commons

The journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) which permits third parties to copy, distribute, or reuse the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the author and original work.

Open access is an approach that supports interdisciplinary development and encourages collaboration between different disciplines. Therefore, the Meandros Medical and Dental Journal contributes to the scientific publishing literature by providing more access to its articles and a more transparent review process.

Advertisement Policy

This journal's advertising sales and editorial processes are separated to ensure editorial independence and reduce the effects of financial interests.

Advertisers are responsible for ensuring that their advertisements comply with applicable laws regarding deceptive and/or offensive content and ethical issues.

Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions stated in articles published in the journal do not reflect the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials. All opinions published in the journal belong to the authors.

Permission Requests

Permission required for use any published under CC BY-NC license with commercial purposes. Republication and reproduction of images or tables in any published material should be done with proper citation of source providing author(s) name; article title; journal title; year (volume) and page of publication; copyright year of the article.

Financial expenses of the journal are covered by  Aydın Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Dentistry.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the editors, the editorial board and/or the publisher; the editors, the Editorial Board and the publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.



Mehtap KILIÇ EREN (Medical Section)
Aydın Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biology, Aydın, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]

V Özgen ÖZTÜRK (Dental Section)
Aydın Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology, Aydın, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]


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