The University of Arizona

Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

LYMPHOLOGY is published quarterly. Institutional/individual subscription rates are available from the Editorial Office ( Subscription is included with membership in the International Society of Lymphology.

The Journal contains original articles, special features (see below), and information regarding the International Society of Lymphology. It seeks original papers dealing with clinical and basic studies of the lymphatic system and its disorders including related fields. Articles are accepted for external review and publication on the condition that they are contributed to Lymphology only and that no substantial part has been or will be published elsewhere. The general style of the manuscript should be in accordance with the AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition). ©LYMPHOLOGY articles cannot be reproduced without permission.

The journal accepts no advertising.


ISSN 2522-7963 (Online), ISSN 0024-7766 (Print)

Special features include:

Original ideas, bold hypotheses, historical reflections, and exciting observations relating to lymphology.

Forceful viewpoints on issues germane to lymphology.

Original lymphangiograms or other images of the lymphatic system of special interest. No more than three figures accompanied by brief clinical summary of presentation, image methodology and interpretation, subsequent diagnosis, and treatment.

Letters to the Editor
Correspondence pertaining to articles in LYMPHOLOGY or other issues of lymphologic interest. No more than 300 words.


LYMPHOLOGY is Indexed/Abstracted in: MEDLINE, PubMed; Science Citation Index Expanded; Biological Abstracts; BIOSIS Previews; Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; Scopus; and Chemical Abstracts.



Peer Review Process

All submissions accepted for external review will undergo evaluation from 2-4 expert outside reviewers for:

1) scientific soundness,

2) judgment on innovative and new research ideas and findings,

3) assessment of communication and adherence to publishing style,

4) human and/or animal ethics and approval, and

5) possible conflict of interest issues identified.


A review by the Editorial Committee and a final review by the Editor will complete the review process. The Editorial Committee and Editor either have no conflict of interest or are required to disclose a conflict and recuse themselves from review.


The Editor and Editorial team strive to perform the highest quality of Editorial work and follow all minimum standards and most aspirational Best Practice Guidelines from the ICMJE’s “Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals”, COPE’s “Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors”, and “Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing” produced by the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association. 





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