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Author Guidelines

Preparing the manuscript, authors are kindly requested to adhere to the following regulations based on the “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals”, developed by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors:

I. Manuscript requirements. We accept submission via the email only: 
Please upload your manuscript as a Microsoft Office Word document (*.doc, *.docx and *.rtf formats).

  1. Length of the manuscript from an original study or literature review (including tables and list of references) should not exceed 6000 words. Case reports should be limited to 4000 words, short reports and letters to the editor should not exceed 1500 words. Please consult the MS Word built-in statistics service prior to submission in order to find out the exact length of your manuscript. Should your manuscript exceed the aforementioned limits, the editorial board will carry out the final decision on its publication based on recommendations from your reviewer.
  2. Text formatting. Lettering in Times New Roman is preferable in all cases (font size 12 pt with 1.0 line spacing and 2 cm margins). Kindly refrain from using underlining in your document (italic and bold formatting is acceptable).
  3. File structure. The journal editorial board prefers to receive a manuscript as a single complete file with all figures, tables and any additional supplemental materials. Please organize your text according to the following template:
    • Article title. Best article titles bear short, clear and distinctive messages.
    • Authors and their affiliated institutions, linked by superscript numbers, should be listed beneath the title on the opening page of the manuscript.
    • Abstract of an original study should start with some brief background information and statement of the study’s OBJECTIVE, followed by MATERIALS & METHODS and finishing with the RESULTS. The closing sentence should outline the main CONCLUSIONS of the study in the most comprehensible terms. Please note that your abstract should be 300 words or less.
    • Choice of keywords. MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) thesaurus is a preferred source for choosing keywords.
    • Fulltext. We strongly recommend the authors to use the TEMPLATE file for the appropriate type of manuscript (see above) and follow the recommendations set out in the file. Please note that the editorial templates for manuscripts are not perfect for whole variety of research types and study designs. We recommend authors to follow the international guidelines for transparent and accurate reporting data in scholarly articles collected on the EQUATOR Network platform. Reporting guidelines for the main study types:

II. List of references should be organized according to the guidelines by U.S. National Information Standards Organization NISO Z39.29-2005 [R2010]) in Vancouver style. For detailed instructions on bibliographic formatting, see «References list guidelines». The following are the principle points you should be aware of while preparing your manuscript for submission:

  • References should be numbered in the order in which they are cited.
  • Number of references is limited to 60 for literature reviews, and to 20 for original studies and lectures.
  • Within the body of the text references should be provided in Arabic numerals enclosed in square brackets.
  • A complete list of all authors should be presented in every bibliographical entry. Please put an “et al.” notation after the third name if cited paper has more than 4 authors. Do not shorten titles of your citations. Shortened journal titles should correspond to the MedLine catalogue. If the journal is not indexed by MedLine, please provide its full title.

III. Enumerate your tables, give those a heading and clearly marked columns that would be easy to read and comprehend. Please make sure that table data is in line with the numbers in the body of the text (but does not simply duplicate them).

IV. Reduce graphical materialto minimum (unless the nature of your study dictates otherwise). Photographs should be rich in contrast, illustrative artwork – clear and of high resolution (dpi).

  • If you wish to include in your paper any graphical material created other than by means of standard office applications (e.g. results of diagnostic imaging, photographs, screenshots, digital artwork, etc.), please submit them as separate files via our web form in *.jpeg, *.bmp or *.gif formats. The absolute minimum for acceptable resolution is 300 dpi, though higher is preferable. Do keep in mind that image files should be tagged with numbers corresponding to the enumeration within the manuscript. In addition, file description should provide the caption of your image as it would appear in the paper          
    (exp.: “Fig. 1. Elliott Proctor Joslin, M.D. (1869-1962).”).
  • Graphs should be labeled on the ordinate and abscissa with the parameter or variable being measured, the units of measure, and the scale.
  • Units should be metric and follow SI convention.
  • Kindly take care to provide references to all of your supplementary materials (tables, graphs, etc.) within the body of the text.

V. Ethics statement. In accordance with COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) guidance authors must provide an ethics statement if the study made use of human or vertebrate animal subjects and/or tissue. Approval from the relevant body is required for studies involving:

  • humans (live or tissue), including studies that are observational, survey-based, or include any personal data;
  • animals (live or tissue), including observational studies;
  • non-commercial cell lines.

VI. Cover letter.The journal editorial board requires authors to submit a scanned copy of a cover letter from their institution in *.pdf format. We expect a cover letter to summarize concisely why your paper is a valuable addition to the scientific literature and briefly relate your study to previously published work. Cover letter should be authenticated by seal and be signed by the head of your institution and by all of your co-authors. We require a separate letter for each of the affiliations declared in the manuscript.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with each of the following items, and submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines may be returned to the authors.

  • Absence of plagiarism. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor)

  • Correct manuscript format. Manuscript file format is Microsoft Word (has the extension *.doc, *.docx, *.rtf). The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in "For Authors" section.

  • Cover letter. All the required supporting documents will be submitted together with the manuscript. Authors guarantee to upload scanned original of the filled cover letter in PDF. A cover letter signed by all authors. A cover letter should include:

    • Article type
    • Title, authors (including their ORCID), affiliations, abstract, etc.
    • Each author’s contribution
    • Corresponding author details
    • Relevance of the manuscript to the journal
    • Conflict of Interest Statement
    • Ethical statement
    • Trial registration in case of use of human or animal subjects
    • Funding information
    • Possible reviewers suggestions and their contacts
  • Supplementary files. The authors have prepared for transfer to the editor within the manuscript submission process:

    • Graphic files (photos, satellite images, graphics, etc.) - all in separate jpg or tiff-files.
    • Data (raw-data, statistic analyzis and so on) and/or media-files.
  • The authors confirm that:

    • all participants who have made a significant contribution to the study are presented as co-Authors;
    • those who did not participate in the study are not listed as co-Authors;
    • all co-Authors have seen and approved the final version of the work and agreed to submit it for publication.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors transfer copyright and grant the journal editorial team right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Licensee (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are not able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book) outside the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license terms and without an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (see Self-archiving, preprint and postprint policy).

All the Copyright statements for authors are present in the standart Publishing Agreement (Public Offer) to publish an Article in an Academic Periodical 'CardioSomatics'.

READ the Publishing Agreement (Public Offer)

Consilium Medicum publishing house, represented by David M. Aronov, the Editor-in-Chief of 'CardioSomatics' journal (ISSN 2221-7185 (Print), ISSN 2658-5707 (Online)), acting on the basis of the Charter (hereinafter referred to as the "Licensee"), on the one hand, offers an indefinite circle of persons represented by corresponding author (hereinafter referred to as the "Licensor") and on the other hand, hereinafter jointly referred to as the Parties, to execute this agreement (hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement") on the publication of scientific materials (hereinafter referred to as the Article) in a scientific journal 'CardioSomatics' (further-the Journal) in accordance with the conditions stated below.

1. General Provisions

  • This Agreement, in accordance with clause 2 of Article 437 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, is a public offer (hereinafter referred to as the "Offer") requiring full and unconditional acceptance ("Acceptance"), which, in accordance with Article 438 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, means the sending by the Licensor of his/her work (manuscript, paper) by way of uploading the same to the online electronic system of the Publisher designed to accept manuscripts for consideration, and subsequently posted in the corresponding section of the Journal’s website on the Internet information and telecommunications network (hereinafter referred to as the "Internet").

2. Terms used in the Agreement

  • “Licensor” refers to an individual who represent Author and copyrightholder of the Article and has been granted by Author to send the Article to the Journal.
  • “Licensee” refers to Consilium Medicum LLC, which is the copyrightholder of the Journal.
  • "Author" refers to an individual (or individuals) whose creative work has led to the creation of the manuscript of an Article.
  • “Manuscript” of an Article is the result of conducting fundamental and applied scientific research in the form of scientific article, scientific review, a scientific report, a bibliographic review on certain topics of scientific research, and a historical reference, which is then submitted by the Licensor for publication in the Journal.
  • “Offer” is the document (an offer to the Licensor) for the publication of an article by posting it on the journal’s website on the Internet.
  • “Publication” is the placement of an Article in the Journal.
  • “Article” is the manuscript of the article that has passed the reviewing, editorial and publishing process.
  • “Acceptance of the offer” refers to the full and unconditional acceptance of the offer on the terms specified in paragraph 3 of this agreement (the Licensor accepts offer by sending a Submission to the Publisher, uploading the manuscript of the article, along with accompanying materials, to the online electronic system designed to accept articles for consideration, which is then posted in the corresponding section of the journal’s website on the Internet).
  • “Journal” is a scientific peer-reviewed journal registered as a mass media entity in the Roskomnadzor register.
  • “Submission” is an electronic appeal of the Licensor to the Publisher for the publication of an article in the journal by uploading the manuscript and accompanying materials to the online electronic system designated for accepting articles for consideration, and subsequently posting them in the corresponding section of the journal’s website on the Internet).
  • “Publisher” refers to Eco-Vector, which is the production stakeholder of the journal.
  • "Article metadata" includes the materials in Russian and English that are intended for inclusion in International Scientific Databases (ISD), namely the following:
    • title of the article
    • information about each of the authors (surname and first name; patronymic; place of work with the postal address indicated, contact information (e-mail), ORCID iD, scan of identification card from the Ministry of Internal Affairs for each author
    • abstract
    • keywords
    • thematic rubricator: UDC (Universal Decimal Classification) or other library and bibliographic classification and subject indexes
    • bibliographic list (list of references).
  • “Editorial board” is the creative team that prepares the journal for publication.
  • “Editorial Council” is an advisory body under the editorial board of the journal.
  • “Parties” refers to the Licensor and the Licensee.
  • “Author Guidelines” are the requirements for materials published in the journal, posted in the authors section of the journal’s website on the Internet.

3. Subject of the Agreement (Offer)

  • Under this agreement, the Licensor grants the Licensee, free of charge for the entire period of validity in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, a non-exclusive license to use the Article created by the former for publication in the Journal, as well as the rights to use the article in the following ways:
    • Reproduction of the Article or its sections or parts, as well as the metadata of the Article in Russian or other languages, in any material form, including on paper and electronic media, as a separate work in journals and/or databases (local or in the Internet) of the Licensee and/or other persons, at the discretion of the Licensee;
    • Distribution of the Article or its sections or parts, as well as the metadata of the Article in Russian or other languages, on any medium. as part of the Journal and/or databases of the Licensee or other persons, at the discretion of the Licensee, or as an independent work around the world whether on Open-Access terms or for a fee without remuneration to the Authors;
    • Making the Article or any of its sections or parts, as well as the Article’s metadata in Russian or other languages, publicly available in such a way that any person can access the Article from any place, including via the Internet, and at any time of their own choosing;
    • Granting permission/s for the use of the Article or its individual parts, as well as its metadata, to third parties with notice to the Licensor made by posting relevant information on the Journal’s website, without paying remuneration to the Licensor;
    • Processing the Article, including by translating it to other languages, and by using the revised (translated) articles in the aforementioned ways.
  • Other rights not directly transferred to the Licensee under this Agreement, including patent rights to any process, method etc., described by the Author in the Article, as well as trademark rights, are reserved for the Author.
  • The territory where the rights to the Article are allowed to be used is the whole world.
  • The validity of this Agreement commences from the moment the Licensor sends a Submission to the Journal by uploading the manuscript of an Article and supplementary materials to the online electronic system designed to accept articles for consideration, and subsequently posted in the corresponding section of the Journal’s website on the Internet.
  • The rights are granted by the Licensor to the Licensee free of charge; the publication of the Article in the Journal does not entail any financial deductions to the Licensor.
  • If the Licensee decides to reject the Submission or refuse to publish the Article in the Journal, this Agreement becomes invalid. The decision to refuse publication will be sent to the Licensor at the e-mail address specified in the Submission.

4. Rights and Duties of the Parties

The Licensor guarantees that:

  • S/he holds the copyright the exclusive rights to the materials transferred as part of the Manuscript of the Article.
  • The rights granted to the Licensee under this agreement have not been previously transferred and will not be transferred to third parties in the future during the duration of the Agreement.
  • The manuscript contains all references to the cited authors and/or publications (materials) provided for under the current copyright legislation.
  • The Licensor has obtained all the necessary permissions for all information and other materials s/he holds no copyright to and that are used in the manuscript of the Article.
  • The Article manuscript contains only materials permitted to be published in the open press in accordance with the current legislative acts of the Russian Federation, and its publication and distribution will not lead to the disclosure of secret (confidential) information (including state secrets).
  • The Licensor has informed Authors about the terms of this Agreement and has received their consent to execute this Agreement under the terms provided for in the Agreement. The Licensor carries certain obligations under the terms of the Agreement.
  • S/he should submit the manuscript of the Article in accordance with the Author Guidelines listed on the Journal’s website;
  • The Licensor should not use an electronic copy of the Article for commercial purposes and in other journal publications without the consent of the Licensee;
  • In the process of preparing a manuscript for publication, the Licensor is obligated to undertake the following:
    • Make corrections to the text of the manuscript that have been marked by the reviewers and accepted by the editorial board, and/or as necessary, upon the request of the Licensee and the editorial board, finalize the manuscript of the Article;
    • Revise and accept of reject the proofreading of the manuscript of the Article under the terms stipulated by the publication schedule of the Journal;
    • Make only the minimum of corrections to the proofreading of manuscript, which usually entails correcting and/or making factual and conjecture changes.

The Licensor has the following rights and duties:

  • Use preprint or prior-to publication versions of an unpublished article in the form and content accepted by the Licensee for publication in the Journal in accordance with Self-archiving, preprint and postprint policy.
  • Copy or transfer a copy of the published article in whole or in part to colleagues free of charge for their personal or professional use, for the promotion of academic or scientific research, or for informational purposes of the Author’s employer.
  • Use materials from a published article in a book written by one of the co-authors.
  • Use individual figures, tables and text excerpts from the Article for his or her (or co-authors’ own training purposes or to include them in other published works in printed or electronic format) by a third party, or to submit them in electronic format on an internal computer network or on the public website of the Author (co-authors) or his/her employer.
  • Include the Article in educational collections for use in the classroom, either for free distribution to the Author’s (co-authors’) students or in electronic format on a local server for access by students as part of the training course, as well as for internal training programs at the institution of the Author’s employer.

The Licensee, for its part, is obliged to:

  • Publish the Licensor’s article in the Journal in printed and electronic form in accordance with the terms of this Agreement;
  • If necessary as so decided by the Journal’s editorial board, provide the Licensor with the proofreading of the manuscript and make a reasonable edit of the Licensor’s work;
  • Provide the Licensor or with an electronic copy of the published Article to the Licensor’s e-mail address within 15 working days from the date of publication of the relevant Journal issue;
  • Comply with the Licensor’s rights as provided for by the current legislation, as well as protect them and take all necessary measures to prevent copyright infringement by third parties.

The Licensee has a right to:

  • Carry out technical and literary editing of the Article manuscript without altering the main content;
  • Conduct an expert evaluation of the manuscript and invite the Licensor to make the necessary changes, if any, of which until such time the article will not yet be published in the Journal;
  • In any subsequent authorized use by the Licensor (and/or other persons) of the Journal and/or Article (including any separate part or fragment thereof), require that a link to the Journal, Publisher, Licensee, Author or other copyright holders, the title of the Article, the Journal number, and the year of publication be specified in the Journal;
  • Post preliminary and/or advertising information about the upcoming publication of the Article in the media and other information sources;
  • Establish the guidelines for accepting and publishing materials in the Journal;
  • Temporarily suspend the provision of services to the Licensor when technical, technological or other issues that prevent the smooth provision of such services are encountered, until such that the issues are eliminated;
  • Make changes to the offer in accordance with the procedure established by the offer.

The editorial board of the Journal, headed by the editor-in-chief, has the exclusive rights to select and/or reject materials sent to the Journal editorial office for publications purposes. The manuscript sent by the Licensee to the Publisher is not subject to return. The editorial board of the Journal does not enter into correspondence about rejection of submissions.

In all cases not stipulated and not provided for in this agreement, the parties are obliged to be guided by the relevant current laws of the Russian Federation.

5. Acceptance of the Offer and Execution of the Agreement. Terms of the Agreement

  • This Agreement comes into force from the moment of its execution, when the Licensor accepts the offer by submitting the manuscript to the Publisher, and is valid for the duration of the exclusive rights to the Article.
  • Acceptance of the offer by the Licensor creates an Agreement in writing (Articles 438 and 1286.1 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation) on the terms of the offer.

6. Procedure for changing and terminating the Agreement

  • The Licensee has the right to unilaterally change the terms of this Agreement, in advance, at least 10 (ten) calendar days before the entry into force of the intended relevant changes, but with notice to the Licensor through the Journal’s website or by e-mail to the Licensor’s e-mail address specified in the Licensor’s Submission. The changes will take effect from the date specified in the relevant notification.
  • If the Licensor rejects the changes to the terms of this Agreement, s/he has the right to notify the Licensee/Publisher by sending a written notification through the online electronic system designed for accepting articles for consideration, making sure that the same is posted in the corresponding section of the Journal’s website on the Internet, or to the official e-mail address of the editorial office on the Internet.
  • This Agreement may be terminated prematurely, either by agreement of the parties at any time, or on other grounds provided for in this Agreement.
  • The Licensor has the right to unilaterally withdraw from the execution of this Agreement by sending the Licensee/Publisher a corresponding notification in writing at least 60 (sixty) calendar days in advance before the expected date of publication of the Article in the Journal.
  • Termination of the Agreement for any reason does not release the parties from liability for any violation of the terms of the Agreement that occurred during the validity period.

7. Responsibility

  • The parties are responsible for non-fulfillment or improper fulfillment of their obligations under the Agreement in accordance with the current relevant legislation of the Russian Federation.
  • All information provided by the Licensor must be reliable. The Licensor is expected to provide accurate and complete the information to the Licensee. When using false information received from the Licensor, the Licensee is not responsible for the negative consequences caused by his actions on the basis of the false information provided.
  • With regard to the content of the Article, the Licensor is solely responsible for compliance with the requirements of the laws of the Russian Federation pertaining to advertising, copyright and related rights’ protection, protection of trademarks and service marks, and the protection of consumer rights.
  • The Licensee does not bear any responsibility under the agreement:
    • for any actions that are a direct or indirect result of Licensor’s illegal actions
    • for any loss incurred by the Licensor, regardless of whether the Licensee could have foreseen the possibility of such losses or not.
  • The Licensee is released from liability for violation of the terms of the Agreement if such violation is caused by force majeure, including actions of state authorities (including the adoption of legal acts), fire, flood, earthquake, other natural disasters, lack of electricity and/or computer network failures, strikes, civil unrest, riots, etc.

8. Dispute resolution

  • Disputes and disagreements will be resolved by the parties through negotiations, and in case of failure to reach an Agreement they will strive to seek resolution in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation.
  • If there are unresolved disagreements, the parties agree to resolve the disputes in court at the jurisdiction covered by the Licensee’s location in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

9. Miscellaneous

  • All notifications, messages, requests, etc. (with the exception of documents that must be sent as originals in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation) are considered received by the Licensor if they were transmitted (sent) by the Licensee/Publisher through the Journal’s website (including by publication), fax, e-mail based on the address specified in the Submission, and other communication channels. The parties recognize the legal force of notifications, messages, requests, etc., transmitted (sent) by the above methods.
  • In the event of claims against the Licensee related to the violation of the exclusive copyright and other intellectual property rights of third parties when creating an article or in connection with the execution of this Agreement by the Licensor, as well as in connection with the use of the Article by the Licensee in accordance with the Agreement, the Licensor undertakes:
    • To immediately take measures to resolve disputes with third parties soon after receiving Licensee's/Publisher’s notification, and if necessary, enter into legal proceedings on the Licensee’s side and take all appropriate actions needed to exclude the Licensee from the list of defendants;
    • To reimburse the Licensee for the legal costs incurred and expenses and losses caused by the application of measures to secure the claim and execute a court decision, and the money paid to a third party for the violation of exclusive copyright and other intellectual property rights, as well as other losses incurred by the Licensee in connection with the Licensor’s non-compliance with the guarantees provided by them under this Agreement.

10. Legal address and details of the Licensee

Representative: David M. Aronov,
the Editor-in-Chief of 'CardioSomatics' journal
(ISSN 2221-7185 (Print), ISSN 2658-5707 (Online))

Licensee: Consilium Medicum LLC

Post address: 127055, Alabyana street 13 building 1, Moscow, Russian Federation

INN: 7714456747, OGRN: 1197746753137, OKPO: 42874998


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The affiliation work and e-mail address of the authors of the manuscript accepted for publication will be published in the section "information about the authors" of the printed version of the journal and in the section "about the authors" on the page of the article on the website of the journal.

The phone number of the corresponding author will be known only to the editorial Board Secretariat and will only be used in cases of emergency.


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