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Open Medicine

formerly Central European Journal of Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Darzynkiewicz, Zbigniew

1 Issue per year

IMPACT FACTOR increased in 2015: 0.190
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 0.221

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2015: 0.140
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015: 0.154
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2015: 0.197


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    Topical Issue on Cancer Biomarkers
    Guest Editor: Qian Liu, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, China

    Past Topical/Special Issues

    Open Medicine is an open access journal that provides users with free, instant, and continued access to all content worldwide. The primary goal of the journal has always been a focus on maintaining the high quality of its published content. Its mission is to facilitate the exchange of ideas between medical science researchers from different countries. Papers connected to all fields of medicine and public health are welcomed. Open Medicine accepts submissions of research articles, reviews, case reports, letters to editor and book reviews.

    Aims and Scope

    The journal aims to promote knowledge that is directly relevant to all fields of Medical Science. Subject areas suitable for publication include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Dental Medicine, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Immunology, Internal Medicine, Otolaryngology, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pediatric and Neonatology, Public health, Surgery, Urology

    Open Medicine also publishes original works in the fields of Medical Genetics, Molecular and Experimental Medicine.

    Why submit
    As an Author of Open Medicine You benefit from:

    • fast, fair and constructive peer review
    • immediate publication of articles
    • language-correction services for authors from non-English speaking regions
    • no limitations on color figures and word count in published articles
    • free availability to everyone, anywhere in the world
    • extensive promotion of all articles
    • distribution to open access directories (such as DOAJ) and thousands of libraries worldwide
    • authors retain copyright to their work

    Journal Partners



    Type of Publication:
    Researchers in the field of medicine.

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    Editorial Information

    Managing Editor:
    Magdalena Wierzchowiecka, De Gruyter Open

    Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz, New York Medical College, USA

    Guest Editor
    Qian Liu, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, China

    Andrology and sexuology
    Jolanta Słowikowska-Hilczer, Department of Andrology and Reproductive Endocrinology Medical University of Lodz, Poland

    Anesthesiology and intensive care
    Armin Sablotzki, St. Georg Hospital, Germany
    Franz J. Wiedermann, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Wolfgang Zink , University of Regensburg, Germany

    Hiroshi Hasegawa, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Anna Kostopoulou , Onasis Cardiac Surgery Center in Athens, Greece
    Yuxin Li, Nihon University School of Medicine, Japan
    Josef Veselka, Department of Cardiology of Cardiovascular Centre in Prague, Czech Republic
    Yau Sui Yu, Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Clinical microbiology and infections diseases
    Roberto Di Marco, Università del Molise, Italy
    Hannu Elo, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Dilek Erer, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Krassimir Metodiev , Department of Immunology Medical University in Varna, Bulgaria
    Sandy Springer, Yale School of Medicine, USA

    Dental medicine
    Wolfgang Arnold, University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany
    Marcin Kozakiewicz, Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio, University of Foggia, Italy
    Terukazu Sanui, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Miira Vehkalahti, University of Helsinki, Finland

    Andrea Szegedi, University of Debrecen, Hungary
    Branka Marinovic , University Department of Dermatology and Venereology in Zagreb, Croatia

    Bruno Moncharmont, Università degli Studi del Molise, Italy
    Tsvetalina Tankova, Clinical Centre of Endocrinology Medical University in Sofia, Bulgary

    Harish Iyer, Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Jiang Qian,The Ohio State University, USA
    Jose Manuel Ramia, Department of Surgery, Hospital Universitario de Guadalajara, Spain

    Gynecology and Obstetrics
    Roberto Anglioli, Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy
    Tomas Fait , Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

    Immunology and allergology
    Lydie Izakovicova Holla, Department Pathological Physiology of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic
    Nobuyasu Baba, Kochi University Medical School, Japan
    Marta Baleva, Department of Allergology Medical University in Sofia, Bulgaria
    Silvia Deaglio, University of Turin, Italy
    Douglas M Noonan, University of Insubria, Italy
    Voja Pavlovic , Institute of Physiology Medical Faculty in Nis, Serbia
    Giuseppina Ruggiero, Università di Napoli "Federico II", Napoli, Italy

    Internal medicine
    Arnon Blum, Baruch-Padeh Poria Hospital, Israel
    Harish Iyer, Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Vladimir Jurisic, University of Kragujevac Serbia
    David Scott, Clinical Research Development Associates, LLC

    Lorenzo Lo Muzio, University of Foggia, Italy
    Yohanna Takwoingi, Department of Otolaryngology in Birmingham, UK

    Medical genetics
    Damjan Glavac , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Michela Grosso, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Sachio Morimoto, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Despina Sanoudou, Biomedical Research Foundation, Greece
    Nicola Zambrano, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy

    Molecular and experimental medicine
    Karolina Danielczyk, Histology and Embriology Department, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
    Daniela Galli, University of Parma, Italy
    Damjan Glavac, Uniersyty of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Wolfgang F. Graier, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Martin Jaburek, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
    Rui-Cheng Ji, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Japan
    Bruno Moncharmont, Università degli Studi del Molise, Italy
    Je Hoon Seo, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine, South Korea
    Benjamin Weeks, Biology Department, Adelphi University, Garden City, United States Minor Outlying Islands

    Joaquin Garcia-Estañ Lopez, University of Murcia, Spain
    Luis Mendez, Florida International University College of Medicine, USA
    Ligia Petrica, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, County Emergency Hospital, Department of Nephrology, Timisoara, Romania
    David Scott, Clinical Research Development Associates, LLC

    Panteleimon Giannakopoulos, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Switzerland
    Hamidollah Hassanlouei, Marquette University, USA
    Tibor Hortobágyi, University of Debrecen, Medical & Health Sciences Centre, Debrecen, Hungary
    Lucia Urdzikova , Institute of Experimental Medicine in Prague, Czech Republic
    Borut Peterlin , University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Sébastien Talbot, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA

    Tanja Cufer, University Clinic Golnik, Medical Faculty Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Elena S. Gershtein, Russian N.N.Blokhin Cancer Research Center RAMS in Moscow, Russia
    Jeong Seon Ryu, Inha University hospital, Incheon, Korea
    Alexander Julianov ,1st Department of Surgery Thracian University Hospital in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
    Vladimir Jurisic, University of Kragujevac Serbia
    Jiang Qian,The Ohio State University, USA
    Haineng Xu, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, USA

    Petr Soucek, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

    Johannes Beckmann, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Regensburg, Germany

    Pediatrics and neonatology
    Ingeborg Barišić, Department of Paediatrics, Children's University Hospital Zagreb, Medical School University of Zagreb, Croatia

    Pharmacology and toxicology
    Tomasz Baczek, Department of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacodynamics Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Ita Mochi FUNG, Caritas Institute of Higher Education , Hong Kong
    Damianka Getova, Medical University in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
    Witold Musial, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
    Vladimir Polshakov , Chemical-Pharmaceutical Research Institute in Moscow, Russia

    Psychiatry and neuropsychiatry
    Tess L. Briones, Wayne State University, USA
    Nestor Kapusta, Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Tomasz Sobow, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotic Disorders Medical University of Lodz, Poland

    Public health, epidemiology and biostatistics
    Renata Adamek, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
    Amâncio António de Sousa Carvalho, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Italy
    Pietro Cipresso, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Italy
    Haruhisa Fukuda, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan
    Angela Heavey, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Raquel Leitão, College of Education, Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute, Portugal
    Paweł Lewek, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Przemyslaw Kardas, 1st Department of Family Medicine Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Enbo Ma, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Borislava Mihaylova, Department of Public Health University of Oxford, UK
    Giancarlo Ripabelli, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
    Harald Stummer, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in the Tyrol, Austria
    Yousuke Takemura, Mie University School of Medicine, Japan

    Oreste Gualillo, SERGAS, Santiago University Clinical Hospital and IDIS, Spain

    Surgery and transplantology
    Raimundas Lunevicius , 2nd Dpartment of Adominal Surgery Vilnius University Emergency Hospital, Lithuania
    Nicola Tartaglia, University of Foggia, Italy

    Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
    Gianluigi Bisleri, Division of Cardiac Surgery University of Brescia Medical School, Italy
    Massimo Conese, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Joaquin Garcia-Estañ Lopez, University of Murcia, Spain

    Vascular surgery
    Dragan J. Milic, Depertment of General and Vascular Surgery in Nis, Serbia

    Dominic Prezioso, Department of Urology "Federico II' University in Naples, Italy
    Vaclav Bunc, Faculty of P.E. and Sports Charles University, Czech Republic
    Sang Hun Jang, Gimcheon university, South Korea
    Wolfgang J Weninger, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

    Associate Editors:
    Bartłomiej Łukasz, Editorial Assistant, Medicine, DGO

    Assistant Editors:
    Srividya Velagapudi, Universitäts Spital Zürich, Swissland
    Valentina Bernasconi, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Silvia Stotani, Taros Chemicals GmbH & Co., Germany
    Zheng Guan, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Shashank Reddy Pinnapireddy, University of Marburg, Germany
    Jonas Salys, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences – Kaunas, Lithuania
    Raditya Iswandana, University of Groningen (RUG), The Netherlands / Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
    Bifeng Wang, University of Munich, Germany
    Nicholas Adjei, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology, Germany

    Editorial Advisory Board:
    Peter J. Barnes, Imperial College School of Medicine, UK
    Robert Bartlett, University of Michigan Medical Center, USA
    Eugene Braunwald , Partners Health Care System, Inc., USA
    Geoffrey Burnstock , Royal Free and University College Medical School, UK
    Gautam Chaudhuri, University of California- Los Angeles, USA
    Rod J. Flower, The William Harvey Research Institute, UK
    Stephen T Holgate, Southampton General Hospital, UK
    Morley D. Hollenberg, University of Calgary, Canada
    Graham R. V. Hughes, The Rayne Institute, St. Thomas' Hospital, UK
    Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh , Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, USA
    Ronald C. Kessler, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Maria Kopp, Semmelweis University of Medicine, Hungary
    Andrzej Krolewski, Harvard University, USA
    Harlan Krumholz , Yale University, USA
    Asim Kurjak, University of Zagreb Medical School, Croatia
    Dan L. Longo, National Institutes of Health, USA
    Thomas F. Luscher, University of Zurych, Switzerland
    Tadeusz Malinski, Ohio University, USA
    JoAnn E. Manson, Harvard University, USA
    Charles Nemeroff, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
    John L. Wallace, University of Calgary, Canada
    J. Robin Warren , University of Western Australia, Australia
    Witold Zatoński, Cancer Centre-Institute of Oncology, Poland

    Language Editors:
    Scott Palmer, University of Dundee, Scotland
    Sally H. Ebeling
    , USA, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Dominic Dabrowski, Stony Brook University, USA
    Amy Lamb Heckel, USA
    Yuk Gyn Lau, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS, Leeds, UK
    Tijana Mitić, Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, UK
    Olubukunola Oseni-Olalemi, University of California at Davis, USA
    Hafeez Olalemi, California State University, Fresno
    Kathryn H Richards, National Health Service (NHS), Leeds Cancer Centre, St James University Hospital, Leeds UK
    Saran Shantikumar, Bristol Heart Institute, UK
    Mary N. Wessling, USA
    Amanj Baker, University of Nottingham, UK
    Anirban Banerjee, University of Nottingham, UK
    Manik Mathur, University of Nottingham, UK
    Muna Adan, University of Nottingham, UK
    Gospel Nwikue, University of Liverpool, Great Britain

    Technical Editor:
    Dorota Banasik
    Sabina Binek

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    Editorial Contact
    Dr. Magdalena Wierzchowiecka

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