Türk El ve Üst Ekstremite Cerrahisi Derneği
Türk El ve Üst Ekstremite Cerrahisi Derneği

Journal Info

Open Access Policy

Hand and Microsurgery is an "open access" journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. All articles are immediately made available upon publication. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. 
This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition. Furthermore, Journal does not have article processing charges (APCs), article submission charges, or any other hidden charges during the publication process. 

Publishing ethics and plagiarism detection

We screen all submissions with iThenticate plagiarims detection software. Articles with significant plagiarism are immediately returned to the authors. 


All published materials (including illustrations, tables and images in the manuscripts) will become the sole property of, and will be copyrighted by the Hand and Microsurgery. Therefore, "Acknowledgement of Authorship and Transfer of Copyright Agreement" are requested in addition to manuscripts that are to be assessed. No payment is done for manuscripts under the name of copyright or others approved for publishing in the journal and no publication cost is charged; however, reprints are at authors' cost. 

To promote the development of global open access to scientific information and research, Hand and Microsurgery provides copyrights of aii online published papers (except where otherwise noted) for free use of readers, scientists, and institutions (such as link to the content or permission for its download, distribution, printing, copying, and reproduction in any medium, without any changing and except the commercial purpose), under the terms of CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 License, provided the original work is cited. To get permission for commercial purpose please contact the publisher.


Owner and Managing Editor

On behalf of the Turkish Society for Surgery of Hand and Upper Extremity, President, Ahmet Ekin


Scientific Editor

Yalcin Kulahci, MD

Department of Hand and 

Upper Extremity Surgery

Gulhane Military Medical Academy

Ankara, Turkey




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