IJGC Article Type Requirements

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Article Type Details Abstract Word Count Limit Figures and Tables References Authors Text Headings
Original Study

Original Studies require a Precis of no more than 200 characters, and 3 Highlights of no more than 100 characters each.

Original Studies will include meta analysis and systematic literature review, which require PRISMA Checklists.

Limit the abstract to 300 words.

Structured: Objectives, Methods, Results, Conclusions

No longer than 3000 words (not including the abstract and references)There should be no more than a total of 5 Figures and Tables; can include  supplemental figures and tablesLimit of 35 references

Limit of 8 authors from single institution.

Limit of 20 authors from multiple institutions.

Require them to list their contributions.

Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, and Discussion.
Review ArticleReview Articles require a Precis of no more than 200 charactersLimit the abstract to 300 words; Unstructured No longer than 5000 words (not including the abstract and references)There should be no more than a total of 7 Figures and Tables, can have supplemental figures and tablesLimit of 50 referencesLimit of 5 authors 
Clinical Trial OngoingThe clinical trial must have started and be accruing patients

Limit the abstract to 300 words.

Structured: Background, Objective, Methods, Estimated Start and End Date

Limit to 2500 words (not including the abstract and references)There should be no more than a total of 5 Figures and Tables, can have supplemental figures and tablesLimit of 15 referencesLimit of 8 authors Introduction (explaining the rationale for the study), Methods (detailing the study design), Discussion (describing how the study may change care/practice)
Case StudyBy invitation onlyNoneLimit to 2500 words1 table, 4 figuresLimit of 10 references, no references requiredLimit of 5 authors (2 presenters, 1 discussant, 1 pathologist, 1 radiologist)Case, Question and Answer, Discussion
Letter to the EditorLetters must be submitted within 1 month of publication of the article in question.  NoneLimit to 200 wordsNoneLimit of 5 references, including a reference to the article in questionLimit of 3 authors 
EditorialBy invitation onlyNoneLimit to 500 wordsNoneLimit of 5 references, including the article in questionLimit of 2 authors 
Video ArticleNo more than 8 minutes, no music, narrated, slides (not to exceed 1 minute in total)Unstructured summary of no more than 250 wordsNoneNoneNoneLimit of 6 authors None