Ethical Clearance

Ethics Committee Approval

Ethical clearance should be sought for all research in which human or animal subjects will be involved as subjects of the research. Authors must state in writing that the research was conducted within the guidelines below and under the terms of all relevant local legislation. Please submit the statement of ethics approval and consent which contain the name of the ethics committee that approved the study and the committee reference number in the supplementary files (compulsory). Please also look at the latest version of the Declaration of Helsinki. The Editors reserve the right to judge the appropriateness of the use and treatment of humans or animals in experiments for publication in the journal.