Aims and Scope

The Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology (Turk Arch Otorhinolaryngol) is the scientific, peer-reviewed, open-access journal of the Turkish Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Society. The journal is released at three-month intervals, in March, June, September and December, and one volume of the journal comprises four issues. The journal’s publication language is English.

The aim of the journal is to publish qualified original clinical, experimental and basic researches on ear, nose, throat, head and neck diseases and surgery, reviews that contain sufficient amount of source data conveying the experiences of experts in a particular field, case reports and original images of rare clinical pictures which would shed light on the clinical practice and which were not previously published, letters from the readers and experts concerning the published studies, articles about general practice and subject of the journal with historical content, memories of scientific significance, educative and catechetical manuscripts about medical deontology and publication ethics.

The target audience of the journal includes academic members, specialists, residents and other relevant health care professionals in the field of ear, nose, throat, and head and neck disorders and surgery.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)Council of Science Editors (CSE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal conforms with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology is indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index, TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index, DOAJ, EBSCO, GALE, CINAHL, J-Gate and ProQuest.

Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s web page.

All expenses of the journal are covered by the Turkish Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Society. 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 Turkish Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Society, 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 Printed copies of the journal are distributed to the members of the Turkish Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Society, free of charge.

Authors retain the copyright of their published work in the Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology. The journal’s content is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0).

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 the rules of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) By “open access” to 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.

Editor in Chief: Taner Kemal Erdağ
Address: Çobançeşme Sanayi Cad. No:11 Nish İstanbul A Blok D: 8
Yenibosna - İstanbul
Phone : +90 212 234 44 81
Fax     : +90 212 234 44 83
E-mail: [email protected]

Publisher: Galenos Yayınevi
Address:  Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sok. 21/1 Fındıkzade, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone:  +90 212 621 99 27
Fax: +90 212 217 22 92
E-mail: [email protected]