SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

Authors should submit a manuscript via HKAMedTrack.

 

An Authorship Contribution form must be completed by the Corresponding Author, signed by all authors, and uploaded along with the manuscript during submission. The form can be downloaded from here.

 

Categories of Manuscripts

 

Category

Abstract

Text (excl. abstract and references)

Tables plus Figures

References

Review Articles are systematic reviews or meta-analyses of recent developments in a specific topic. Scoping reviews of the literature that identify area(s) for future research will also be considered. No original research is described, and no subjective opinion or personal experiences are expressed.


Abstract headings: Objective(s), Methods, Results, Conclusion.


Structured

 

≤250 words

≤5000 words

≤20

≤60

Original Articles provide new information based on original research. Includes prospective studies with in-depth statistical analysis, unique retrospective observations of a disease or disorder, and studies of novel applications of an interventional procedure or treatment method.


Abstract headings: Objective(s), Methods, Results, Conclusion.


Structured

 

≤250 words

≤3500 words

≤20

≤50

Perspectives are narrative review articles discussing recent developments in a specific topic. No new information is described; may include subjective opinion or personal experiences.


Unstructured

 

≤250 words

≤2500 words

≤20

≤60

Pictorial Essays are teaching exercises with a message in figures and legends. Emphasis is on quality of the illustrations and clinical relevance of the message.


Not required

≤2500 words

≤20

≤15

Case Reports provide a brief discussion of a case with unique features not previously described. Additional cases (case series) may be added to augment the discussion. The discussion should be succinct and focus on a specific message.


Not required

≤1500 words

≤8

≤15

Brief Communications include post-meeting commentary, update on new imaging or therapeutic advances, brief description of a specific technique or procedure or new equipment. Teaching exercise aimed at describing a certain radiological or radiotherapeutic technique for trainees and practising radiologists is also welcome.


Not required

≤1500 words

≤8

≤15

A Letter to the Editor is a short letter on any matter of interest to journal readers, including comments on an article that has previously appeared in the journal. The authors of the article commented on would be invited to reply.


Not required

≤500 words

≤5

≤15

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