Publishing Ethics and Malpractice Statement

All involved in the design and publication of the journal are committed to ensuring the highest ethical standards of publishing in the journal. The ethical guidelines of publication and the Statement of Abuse were summarised according to the principles of cope – Committee on Publication Ethics (

Manuscripts submitted for publication must contain statemnet that all human studies have been reviewed by the appropriate ethics committee in accordance with the ethical standards laid down in the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki. It must be clear that all persons gave informed consent before their inclusion in the study.

All manuscripts that report the use of laboratory animals have to include the statement that all studies were cinducted in accordance with the EU Directive 2010/63/EU and according to review of appropriate ethical committees for testing animals.