Abstract and Key Words
The abstract should not exceed 400 words that concisely summarize the study’s purpose, significant findings and conclusions. Include up to 8 key words or phrases at the end of the abstract.
The main text should include Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion. The Introduction should be succinct, clearly stating the purpose and rationale of the study. In Materials and Methods, the procedures should be described in sufficient detail to allow duplication by an independent observer. Results and Discussion may be combined or divided. They should be written concisely and logically with emphasis on novel findings.
All acknowledgements (if any) should be included at the end of the main text before references and may include grant and administrative support.
Reference published in JITM should be numbered in order of citation in the text, including citations in tables and figures. Complete author citation is required (use of "et al" is acceptable). References should conform to the style of the Journal. Examples are as follows:
Journals: 1 Thompson RH, Zang X, Lohse CM, et al. Serum-soluble B7x is elevated in renal cell carcinoma patients and is associated with advanced stage. Cancer Res, 2008, 68: 6054-8.
Book chapter: Cheng L, Lopez-Beltran A, MacLennan GT, et al. Neoplasms of the urinary bladder. In: Bostwick DG, Cheng L, editors. Urologic Surgical Pathology. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Mosby, 2008: 259-352.
Web sites: See Data Supplements section below for proper use of web site references. Cite in text only.
In press: To be used only for papers accepted for publication. Cite as for journal with (in press) in place of volume and page numbers.
Submitted papers/unpublished data: DIO is added.
All tables have to be created with (Table 1, Table 2, etc), and should be cited consecutively in the main text by Arabic numbers. Each table has to have a descriptive title on the top of the table. Provide explanations for any nonstandard abbreviations in footnotes to the table.
All figures should be cited consecutively in the main text by Arabic numbers (Figure 1, Figure 2, etc). All figures must be submitted in TIFF or JPEG format as separate files labeled with the corresponding numbers.
JITM is an open access journal which provides instant, worldwide and barrier-free access to the full-text of all published articles. It is free for the publication, and Editorial Board will send the journals for each author free of charge after publication.