Publication Ethics


Ethical approval of an Institutional Review Board and statement of acquisition of written informed patient consent are required for submission and should be highlighted in the manuscript.


Videos and photos containing patients or volunteers require informed consent, which should be stated in the manuscript as the author/s responsibility. Written consents must be retained by the author and copies of the consents or evidence that such consents have been obtained must be provided to the publisher on request. The personal details of any patient included in any part of the article must be removed before submission.