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Focus and Scope

The Sri Lanka Journal of Surgery publishes peer reviewed leading articles, review articles, original articles, research papers and case reports in the field of surgery and broadly related surgical sciences. The editor welcomes surgeons-in-training papers as well as concise annotations on technical innovations and letters to the Editor. All manuscripts will be sent to one or more independent referees for peer review. An article is reviewed for publication on the understanding that the work it reports has not been accepted for publication elsewhere, and has not already been published.

Mission: “To reach the highest standard of scientific surgical practice by dissemination of high quality scientific information and to foster and promote the growth of scientific surgery in Sri Lanka and in the region”.

Articles submitted to the journal are deposited with Crossref and the articles are screened by Crossref Similarity Check. 

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Publication Frequency

The journal publishes four (04) issues per annum.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Archiving Policy

This journal is available for LOCKSS harvesting, to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. See LOCKSS harvesting start page.

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