This checklist is provided to shorten the length of period from the submission to the final decision of publication. Please read followings carefully and see if each item is followed. The checklist appears only once in every volume: please visit the website of the Korean Society of Gastroenterology
at http://www.gastrokorea.org/board/list.html?code= format. (first drafted on January 11, 1998, first revision on January 1, 2004, second revision on January 18, 2010, latest revision on October, 25, 2010)
□ Is the manuscript double-spaced in an A4-size paper? □ Are pages numbered consecutively at the center of the footer on each page, starting from the title page?□ Did you list no more than 8 authors?□ Did you have the title page, English abstract, the text (introduction, case reports, discussion), summary, references,
legends for figures, and tables starting from a new page for each?
□ Is your manuscript (if written in English) organized in the order of title page, English abstract, Text (introduction,
case reports, discussion), references and legends for figures?
□ Did you refer to the “list of English abbreviation” for the abbreviations used in your manuscript?□ Did you properly define English abbreviations that do not appear on the “list” in the parentheses for its first
□ Did you present a shortened title if your manuscript is in Korean and the title is longer than 30 letters?□ Did you present a shortened title if your manuscript is in English and the title is longer than 12 words? □ Did you correctly provided with contact information for the corresponding author (mailing address, zip code,
telephone and fax numbers, and email address)?
□ The abstract should not be longer than 200 words: the number of words in your abstract is ___________.
□ Did you capitalize the first letter of nouns and adjectives in the title of the article?
Ex) Prognositc factors of uncler bleeding
□ Did you place the last name after the first name?
□ Are the names of authors separated by commas? Is the name of the last author separated by “and”? □ Did you correctly use the official name for organizations?
Ex) Seoul National University Medical College
Seoul National University College of Medicine
□ Did you correctly list the names of multiple departments and/or organizations as follows?
Ex) Department of Internal Medicine1, Department of Radiology2, Department of Pathology3
Departments of Internal Medicine1, Radiology2 and Pathology3
□ Did you change lines for the beginning of each session? Did you structure your manuscript in the order of
Background/Aims, Methods, Results, Conclusions?
□ Did you capitalize the first letter of key words? Did you list no more than five words, separated by semi-colons?
Are the key words following the style of MeSH? Does your format of key words look like as follows?
Ex) Key Words: Hepatitis B, Chronic; Lamivudine; Drug therapy, Combination; Carcinoma, Hepatocellular; al-
□ Did you properly report cases as follows?
Chief complaint: Epigastric pain.
On the day before he visited the hospital, he had …
A 16-year-old girl has been hospitalized due to bloating on her abdomen. The patient
was hospitalized for severe colic 3 year ago …
□ Did you try to minimize the use of English when Korean terms are available?□ Did you number references serially? □ Did you make sure that all references are mentioned in the text?□ Did you put the superscripts for references as follows?
□ Did you put a space between an English words and a parenthesis or between a number and a parenthesis?
□ Did you put a proper space between numbers and a unit?
□ Are there any unnecessary spaces between numbers and %, °C?
□ Did you italicize the names of bacteria?
□ Did you list any irrelevant facts or knowledge in your “Discussion”?
□ Did you list no more than 20 references? □ Did you list all references in English? Did you list all the authors for references with no more than 7 authors?
Did you list the first three authors, followed by “, et al.” when the reference has more than 6 authors?
1. Meyer JH, Gueller R, Kirkman S, et al.
□ Did you put the last name before the first name?
□ Did you correctly list the co-authors as follows?
Ex) 1) Meyer JH, Gueller R, Kirkman S, et al: Technical factors …
1. Meyer JH, Gueller R, Kirkman S, et al. Technical factors …
□ Are there any duplicate of references under different numbers?
□ Did you use the official abbreviations for the journal titles?
□ Did you correctly format the year, volume, and page numbers for journal articles as follows?
Ex) Prognosis of peptic ulcers. Gut 1987;325:103.
Prognosis of peptic ulcers. Gut 325;103-106, 1987.
Prognosis of peptic ulcers. Gut 1987;325:103-106.
□ Did you capitalize the first letter of the title you cited?
Ex) Meltzer R. Oncogene Abnormality in Colon Cancer. Gut 1987;30:23-30.
Meltzer R. Oncogene abnormality in colon cancer. Gut 1987;30:23-30.
□ Did you correctly format the book references?
Ex) Day RA. How to write a scientific paper. London: Willey, 1988.
Day RA. How to write a scientific paper. 3rd ed. Willey; London 1988.
Day RA. How to write a scientific paper. 3rd ed. London: Willey, 1988:1-5.
Day RA. How to write a scientific paper. 3rd ed. London: Willey, 1988.
□ Did you correctly format the book chapter references?
Ex) 5. Costa M, Jery S. History of diarrhea. In: Smith JR, ed. Medical history and
perspective. 2nd ed. New York: Rave, 1987:1-40.
5. Costa M, Jery S. History of diarrhea. In: Smith JR, ed. Medical history and perspective. Volume 1. New York: Raven, 1987:1-40.
5. Costa M, Jery S. History of diarrhea. In: Smith JR, ed. Medical history and perspective. Volume 1. end ed. New York: Raven, 1987.
5. Costa M, Jery S. History of diarrhea. In: Smith JR, ed. Medical history and perspective. Volume 1. 2nd ed. New York: Raven, 1987:1-40.
□ Did you title all figures? Does each figure have a sub-title in English and a short paragraph long explanation
□ Did you capitalize the first letter of each legend? Did you correctly number (in format of (A), (B), …) the
explanation when it mentions more than two figures?
□ When presenting a microphotography, did you correctly indicate the stain method and magnification?
Ex) Fig. 1. Microscopic findings of the parathyroid gland. (A) The picture shows capsular
invasion (H&E, ×100). (B) Nuclear atypia is noted (H&E, ×400).
□ Did you properly format the note for abbreviations at the bottom of the table?
Ex) A: apical, C: cytoplasm, M: mucus.
□ Did you properly format the superscript to enumerate notes in each table?
Ex) aRIBA positive, bRIBA indeterminate, cRIBA negative
□ Did you capitalize the first letter of nouns and adjective in table captions?
Ex) Comparison of the culture sensitivity
□ Did you capitalize only the first letter of the first word in the table?
□ Are all figures and photos are less than 8 cm in the width?□ Did you present all your figures and photos within 7 figures?□ Did you attach color images with resolution of 300 dpi or higher, and black-and-white images (e.g. x-ray films)
□ Are your image files in formats of JPG, JPEG?
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