About the Journal


The aim of the journal is to publish high quality peer reviewed research in the fields of Anatomy and Surgery, especially on issues of national and regional importance for developing countries like India and abroad.


  The scope of the Journal

The Journal of Applied Anatomy and Surgery (JOAAS) aims to improve research, education, and clinical practise in anatomy and surgery around the world. Its goal is to make sure that applied anatomy and surgery keep getting better by sharing knowledge, ideas, and good practises across all specialties in anatomy and surgery. The Journal of Anatomy and Surgical Anatomy gives readers up-to-date publications that have been carefully chosen, peer-reviewed, and edited. These publications are about advances in anatomy surgery that are important to them.

The goal of the journal is to develop and maintain the highest standards at the cutting edge of research, provide a focus for evidence-based medicine by publishing timely review articles and special issues, and put the findings in context by publishing editorials, commentaries, and letters from the anatomy and surgical community.

The JOAAS is a broad journal that covers all specialties in anatomy and surgery. Its goal is to make it easier for important ideas and lines of thought to move between and across specialties.

The journal comes out every four months and focuses on quick times from submission to decision. We offer options for open access. As soon as an article is published, it is made available to everyone for free. This makes sure that our content has the most long-term visibility, impact, and influence.


  Open Access Statement

The JOAAS is an open access journal for academics, allowing any user to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and use them for any other lawful purpose. All the articles published in this journal are free to access immediately from the date of publication. The journal does not charge any fees for downloading articles.


  Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY-SA 4.0)

The JOAAS is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.



Authors contributing to The Journal of Applied Anatomy and Surgery agree to publish their articles under the Creative Commons-Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 (CC-BY-SA 4.0) allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, and to remix, transform, and build upon the material, for any purpose, even commercially, under the condition that appropriate credit is given, that a link to the license is provided, and that author indicate if changes were made. Authors may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses authors or authors' use.

Authors retain copyright of their work, with first publication rights granted to Medsci Publications.



The Journal of Applied Anatomy and Surgery utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries, allowing those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.


  Author Self-Archiving

Authors are permitted and encouraged to post any version of their manuscript to personal or institutional websites, in repositories and similar, prior to and after publication (while providing the bibliographic details of that publication).



The JOAAS shall not take any responsibility for the contents of articles published in the journal, and all such responsibility shall lie with the author/s. The opinions expressed in the articles are solely those of the author(s), and The JOAAS may not agree with such opinions in part or in full.

All the articles submitted for publication in the JOAAS are peer reviewed for authenticity, ethical issues, and usefulness. Decision of the reviewers shall be final. Authors are solely responsible for originality of the published work.

The JOAAS shall uphold the highest ethical standards of scientific publications. Drug trials sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry shall not find favour.

The author retains the copyrights of his/her own article published in the journal and reproduce/ print/ publish it in the part or total in any form is with due acknowledgement of the source as per ethical norms.