Aims and scope
Middle East Fertility Society Journal publishes peer-reviewed papers reporting research, reviews and case reports of outstanding originality. These articles aim to summarise important and rapidly-developing areas of reproductive medicine. The journal will consider for publication original papers covering relevant scientific and clinical aspects of reproductive physiology and pathology, reproductive endocrinology and endocrine therapies. It also includes andrology, contraception, early pregnancy, embryo development, ethical issues, fertilization, gametogenesis, genetic screening (first trimester), genetic diagnosis (pre-implantation), gonadal function, implantation, infectious diseases, menstrual disorders, psycho-social issues, reproductive genetics, reproductive surgery, reproductive epidemiology, and stem cell research.
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Citing articles in Middle East Fertility Society Journal
Articles in Middle East Fertility Society Journal should be cited in the same way as articles in a traditional journal. Because articles are not printed, they do not have page numbers; instead, they are given a unique article number.
Article citations follow this format:
Authors: Title. Middle East Fertil Soc J [year], [volume number]:[article number].
e.g. Roberts LD, Hassall DG, Winegar DA, Haselden JN, Nicholls AW, Griffin JL: Increased hepatic oxidative metabolism distinguishes the action of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor delta from Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma in the Ob/Ob mouse. Middle East Fertil Soc J 2009, 1:115.
1:115 refers to article 115 from Volume 1 of the journal.
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Why publish your article in Middle East Fertility Society Journal?
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Middle East Fertility Society Journal offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review; all articles must be submitted online, and peer review is managed fully electronically (articles are distributed in PDF form, which is automatically generated from the submitted files). Articles will be published with their final citation after acceptance, in both fully browsable web form, and as a formatted PDF; the article will then be available through Middle East Fertility Society Journal and SpringerOpen.
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