The Journal of Fetal Medicine, an international journal published by Thieme, has a distinguished advisory board from both India and abroad. It will publish original articles, review articles, pictorial essays, case reports, brief reports, case series, invited opinion, correspondence, how-to articles, technology showcase, book reviews, cover images, editorials, SFM practice guidelines, and SFM position statements. Detailed information on submissions can be found on the journal website. It appears on the website of Thieme and can be searched through Google, Yahoo, and Bing.
Manuscripts are accepted with the understanding that they have not been submitted simultaneously to another Journal and have not been published elsewhere. Dual publication or redundant publication is unethical. For more details please refer to the COPE guidelines at http://www.publicationethics.org. All publications in JFM will become the property of the Society of Fetal Medicine affiliated with the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Submitted manuscripts must represent original research not previously published nor be considered for publication elsewhere. The editors and Thieme combat plagiarism, double publication, and scientific misconduct with the software CrossCheck powered by iThenticate. Your manuscript may be subject to an investigation and retraction if plagiarism is suspected
If you plan to reproduce text, tables, or figures from a published source, you must first obtain written permission from the copyright holder (usually the publisher). This is required even if the material is from your own published work. For material never before published and given to you by another person, you must obtain permission from that person. Serious delays to publication can be incurred if permissions are not obtained.
As the author, it is your responsibility to obtain all permissions, pay any permission fees, furnish copies of permissions to Thieme with your manuscript, and include a credit line at the end of the figure caption, beneath the table, or in a text footnote.
Upon publication of an article, all rights are held by the publishers, including the rights to reproduce all or part of any publication. The reproduction of articles or illustrations without prior consent from the publisher is prohibited.
Conflict of any form which arises related to the content published is being resolved with an unbiased approach by letting both the whistleblower and the author to present due facts in support of their side of the argument and a decision to retain the content or reject/retract is being taken. Instructions for Authors
Authors must submit their article online at (https://jfm.manuscriptmanager.net). Follow the “Author Guides For This Journal” provided on the submission page. The articles appear on the internet within 2–3 weeks of acceptance as Online First Articles.
The Journal follows the Vancouver system of references. Examples are given below
Ibdah JA, Bennet MJ, Rinaldo P, et al. A fetal fatty-acid oxidation disorder as a cause of liver disease in pregnant women.N Engl J Med. 1999;340:1723–31.
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