About Us

Journal of Urological Surgery is the official open access scientific publication organ of the Society of Urological Surgery. Journal of Urologic Surgery is being published in İstanbul, Turkiye. It is a double peer-reviewed journal published quarterly in March, June, September and December.

Journal of Urological Surgery is indexed in Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), DOAJ, ProQuest, EBSCO, Embase, CINAHL, British Library, Index Copernicus, Gale, IdealOnline, TUBITAK/ULAKBIM Turkish Medical Database, TurkMedline, Hinari, GOALI, ARDI, OARE, AGORA, J-GATE and Turkiye Citation Index.

The target audience of the journal includes physicians working in the fields of urology and all other health professionals who are interested in these topics.

The editorial processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the international organizations such as the International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) (http://www.icmje.org) and the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) (http://publicationethics.org).

All manuscripts should be submitted through the journal’s web page at www.jurolsurgery.org. Instructions for authors, technical information, and other necessary forms can be accessed over this web page. Authors are responsible for all content of the manuscripts.

Our mission is to provide practical, timely, and relevant clinical and basic science information to physicians and researchers practicing the urology worldwide. Topics of Journal of Urological Surgery include;

Pediatric urology,
Functional urology,
Reconstructive surgery,
Urologic pathology,
Urologic radiology,
Basic science,
General urology.

Special features include rapid communication of important timely issues, surgeon’ workshops, interesting case reports, surgical techniques, clinical and basic science review articles, guest editorials, letters to the editor, book reviews, and historical articles in urology.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/ By “open access” to [ double peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND) International License.

CC BY-NC-ND: This license allows reusers to copy and distribute the material in any medium or format in unadapted form only, for noncommercial purposes only, and only so long as attribution is given to the creator.

CC BY-NC-ND includes the following elements:

BY – Credit must be given to the creator

NC – Only noncommercial uses of the work are permitted

ND – No derivatives or adaptations of the work are permitted

Please contact the publisher for your permission to use requests.

Contact: [email protected]

All expenses of the journal are covered by the Society of Urological Surgery. Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office. Advertisement images are published only upon the Editor-in-Chief’s approval.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the Society of Urological Surgery, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

All published content is available online, free of charge at http://jurolsurgery.org/

Permission Requests

Permission required for use any published under CC-BY-NC-ND license with commercial purposes (selling, etc.) to protect copyright owner and author rights. Republication and reproduction of images or tables in any published material should be done with proper citation of source providing authors names; article title; journal title; year (volume) and page of publication; copyright year of the article.


The author(s) transfer(s) the copyright to his/their article to Journal of Urological Surgery effective if and when the article is accepted for publication. The copyright covers the exclusive and unlimited rights to reproduce and distribute the article in any form of reproduction (printing, electronic media or any other form); it also covers translation rights for all languages and countries. For U.S. authors the copyright is transferred to the extent transferable.

After receiving and accept decision for publication, submissions must be accompanied by the “Copyright Transfer Statement”. The form is available for download on the journal’s manuscript submission and evaluation site. The copyright transfer form should be signed by all contributing authors and a scanned version of the wet signed document should be submitted.

Subscription Information

All published volumes in full text can be reached free of charge through the website jurolsurgery.org. Requests for subscription should be addressed to the Society of Urological Surgery.

Manuscripts can only be submitted electronically through https://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/jus after creating an account. This system allows online submission and review.

Address for Correspondence
Taner Divrik
Ege City Hospital, Clinic of Urologic Surgery, İzmir, Turkiye
E-mail: [email protected]

Issuing Body
Galenos Yayınevi Tic. Ltd. Şti.
Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sok. No: 21, 34093, Fındıkzade, İstanbul, Turkiye
Phone: +90 212 621 99 25
Fax: +90 212 621 99 27
E-mail: [email protected]

Instructions to Authors
Introductions for authors are published in the journal and on the web page http://jurolsurgery.org

Material Disclaimer
The author(s) is (are) responsible from the articles published in the The Journal of Urological Surgery. The editor, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility for the articles.