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 comprises four issues as March, June, September and December in a volume, and it is published quarterly every year. 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, video articles 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readers and experts concerning the published studies, articles about general practice and subject of the journal with historical content, memories of scientific significance, educative and catechetical manuscripts about medical deontology and publication ethics.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 is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology is indexed in PubMedPubMed CentralWeb of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index)ULAKBIM TR IndexEBSCO Academic Search Alumni Edition, EBSCO Academic Search Complete, EBSCO Academic Search Elite, EBSCO Academic Search UltimateGALE, J-GateDOAJCNKI, Embase and ProQuest.

Title: The Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology

Official abbreviation: Turk Arch Otorhinolaryngol

E-ISSN: 2667-7474

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.

The Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology’s Open Access Policy is based on the rules of 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. 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.

The Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology does not demand any subscription fee, publication fee or similar payment for access to electronic resources.

Creative Commons

A Creative Commons license is a public copyright license that provides free distribution of copyrighted works or studies. Authors use the CC license to transfer the right to use, share or modify their work to third parties. This journal is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) which permits third parties to copy, distribute, or reuse the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the author and original work.

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Advertising Policy

This journal's advertising sales and editorial processes are separated to ensure editorial independence and reduce the effects of financial interests.

Advertisers are responsible for ensuring that their advertisements comply with applicable laws regarding deceptive and/or offensive content and ethical issues.

Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions stated in articles published in the journal do not reflect the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials. All opinions published in the journal belong to the authors.

Permission Requests

Permission required for use any published under CC BY-NC license with commercial purposes (selling, etc.) to protect copyright owner and author rights). Republication and reproduction of images or tables in any published material should be done with proper citation of source providing author(s) name; article title; journal title; year (volume) and page of publication; copyright year of the article.


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

Corporate Contributor: Galenos
Address:  Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sok. 21/1 Fındıkzade, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone:  +90 212 621 99 27
Fax: +90 212 217 22 92
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