Article Types

Emres journals publishes multiple types of manuscripts, and authors should pay particular attention to the instructions for each type of article. Please note that all manuscripts must conform to one of the below article types. A brief description of each type follows:

Original Research

This is the most common type common type of manuscript published in academic and scientific journals. These articles provide a thorough report of the methods used to conduct research, the results obtained using those methods, and the meaning and implications of those results. The conclusions should be clearly supported by the data provided in the results. These manuscripts can be submitted as a full-length article (no restriction for length of the manuscript, number of figures, tables, and 125 references) or a brief communication (no more than 3,000 words, 3 figures, 2 tables, and 75 references). These types of articles contain five sections:

Review Articles

Reviews provide a comprehensive survey and constructive analysis of recent developments/advancements on a specific topic of research. These types of articles highlight important points in the literature that have been already published and generally do not present new data from the author's experimental work and are considered as secondary literature. These can be submitted as a mini-review (no more than 3,000 words, 3 figures, 1 table, and 75 references) or a full-length review (no restriction for length of the manuscript, number of figures, tables, and 200 references). They should include critical assessment of the works cited, explanations of conflicts in the literature, and analysis of the field. The conclusion must discuss in detail the limitations of current knowledge, future perspectives to be pursued in research, and the overall importance of the topic. These types of articles contain four sections:

Case Reports

Case reports are usually considered as invaluable source of evidence in the field of medicine. These evidences can be used as fundamental source of information in further research on causes, diagnosis, effective treatment methods, and their outcomes of various diseases. Case reports describe Unusual presentations of common diseases, New variations or associations in disease processes, diagnosis and management, adverse interactions where medications are involved, unexpected association between diseases or symptoms, unexpected event in the course of observing or treating a patient etc.

Case reports must include relevant positive and negative findings from history, examination, and investigation and can include clinical images. In addition, the author must make it clear what the case adds to the field of medicine and include an up-to-date review of all previous cases in the field. These articles should be no more than 6,000 words with no more than 6 figures, 3 tables, and 75 references. Case Reports contain five sections:


Commentaries are short articles that describes an author's personal experience of a specific topic. The subject can be controversial, and the author's perspective is provided. This type of paper does not introduce new information and should outline the various viewpoints that exist. These articles are of 1000-1,500 words long that draw attention to or present a criticism of a previously published article, book, or report, explaining why it interested them and how it might be illuminating for readers. Commentaries should consist of the following headings: unstructured (or no) abstract, introduction and subheadings.

Letter to the Editors

These can take three forms: a substantial re-analysis of a previously published article; a substantial response to such a re-analysis from the authors of the original publication; or an article that may not cover ‘standard research’ but that may be relevant to readers. These articles should not exceed a length of 750 words.

Methodologies or Methods

These articles present a novel experimental method, test or procedure. The method described may be either completely new or offer a better version of an existing method. The article should describe a demonstrable advance on what is currently available.


These articles are usually written by editorial board members of Emres Publishers, associate editors or invited guest editors on a variety of subjects of interest to the journal readers. Editorials should not exceed a length of 750 words. These will not be peer reviewed.

Conference Proceedings

These includes the papers presented in the conference usually published in a volume. It may be months before such information is published as a journal article, or it may never be published.

Clinical Images

These includes clinical, diagnostic or investigative images especially captured in radiology, endoscopy, pathology and cytopathology. The images should be accompanied by brief history and case discussion followed by conclusion. The Clinical Images will undergo peer review similar to other articles. Abstract is not required for image article.