Guides for Authors

 Paper Structure


It is accepted papers in Greek or English language.

The authors of papers in Greek submit also a summary in English.

It is important that the file be saved in the native format of the word processor.


Essential title page information

Title Page: Contains the title, the authors’ affiliations (authors’ names, institution address and telephone number of person of corresponding author).

Greek Abstract: It is a briefly presentation of the major points of study. It has not exceeded the length of 250 words.

English abstract: The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the study, the principal results and major conclusions. It has not exceeded the length of 400 words.

It is mentioned that the title of the study and the authors’ names should be written in English, afore the English abstract.

Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 6 keywords, avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of'). These keywords will be used for indexing purposes

References: Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa).

Reference style

Text: Indicate references by number(s) in square brackets in line with the text. The actual authors can be referred to, but the reference number(s) must always be given.

Example: “..... as demonstrated [3,6]. Barnaby and Jones [8] obtained a different result ....”

List: Number the references (numbers in square brackets) in the list in the order in which they appear in the text.


Reference to a journal publication:

[1] Geer J., Hanraads J.A.J., Lupton R.A., "The art of writing a scientific article", J. Sci. Commun.,  163 (2010) 51–59.

Reference to a book:

[2] Strunk W., White E.B., "The Elements of Style", fourth ed., Longman, New York, 2000.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

[3] Mettam G.R., Adams L.B., "How to prepare an electronic version of your article", in: Jones B.S., Smith R.Z. (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age, E-Publishing Inc., New York, 2009, pp. 281–304.

Tables: Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text. Place footnotes to tables below the table body. They are placed in separate page following the end of the text.

Images: Please make sure that image or artwork files are in an acceptable format (TIFF or JPEG), with acceptable resolution. Number images consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text. In separate page, please write down the titles and any explanation of the pictures.

Medicine Ethics: In cases of research involving humans, the research has to be implemented on the basis of the Declaration of Helsinki (1975). In cases of patients’ photographs, they have to be coverage the facial features or a written consent.