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

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

JIBI accepts any kind of manuscript(s) related to surgery, i.e. original article, meta–analysis, systematic review, comprehensive review, case report, serial cases, and also idea and innovation (selected ideas and innovations) regarding surgical diseases and conditions, surgical procedure, and basic science.

JIBI also accept letter to editor and comment / and or response to a published manuscript with an opinion included.

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Terms and Conditions

  1. Manuscript can be written in English or Indonesia with scientific base,efficiently. Avoid medical jargon, unnecessary wordiness, and overlongsentences. Authors are encouraged to view Strunk and White's Elements ofStyle. (available briefly in pdf format for free in website: http://faculty.washington.edu/heagerty/Courses/b572/public/StrunkWhite.pdf)
  2. Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publicationelsewhere.
  3. Copy right of an article published in this journal belongs to publisher, consequently. Permission of the Publisher is required for resale or distribution outside the institution and for all other derivative works,including compilations and translations.
  4. Manuscript which is a kind of study using human subject and animal as well should be approved by the committee of ethics. In this point, ethical approval should be delivered with the article. In case of difficulty to have this approval, author should follow the conditions according to Helsinski declaration. This kind of difficulty should be written in Methods.
  5. Author(s) is (are) responsible to the content and any statement written.
  6. Sign and deliver the statement of originality.
  7. Publication is approved by all authors.


Manuscript should be typed using MS Word version 2003–2019 in A4 paper (21x29.7 cm) with margin 4 cm in left side, and 3 cm in top−, right−, and bottom side, respectively. Please use Times New Roman 12 point with 1.5 space. The caption, table content and reference are typed using Times New Roman of 10 point with single space.

Manuscript consists of:

  1. Original article, surgical procedure, meta–analysis, systematic review, and
    comprehensive review: total words are up to 3000 and maximal to 20 figures.
  2. Case report, serial case, selected ideas and innovations: total words are up to
    1000 and maximal to 4 figures.
  3. Letter to editor, comments / response to a published manuscript: total words are up to 500, 2 figures, and 5 recent references.

Title page

Title page should include 1) The title of article; use no, 2) Authors’ names, 3)
Name and address of department(s) and institution(s) to which the work should be
attributed for each author; 4) Name, mailing address, email address, telephone
(mobile phone) and fax numbers of the author responsible for correspondence
about the manuscript.


For clinical, experimental, and brief reports should consist of four paragraphs
labeled: Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. Review article abstracts
should be labeled: Background, Data Sources, Conclusions and surgical
pharmacology articles require unstructured abstracts. No abstract should exceed
250 words. A short 2–4 sentence summary for the table of contents and list of
keywords should be included on separate pages.



State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a
detailed literature survey or a summary of the results. Study aim places this
section. It should be no longer than two manuscript pages.

Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already
published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should
be described.

Results should be clear and given as concisely as possible, using figures or tables
as appropriate. Data must not be duplicated in tables and figures.


This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A
combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive
citations and discussion of published literature. While it is generally desirable that
the presentation of the results and the discussion of their significance should be
presented separately, there may be occasions when combining these sections may
be beneficial. Authors may also find that additional or alternative sections such as
‘conclusions’ may be useful. The discussion should be no longer than five
manuscript pages.

The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions
section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results
and Discussion section.

Here you may acknowledge individuals or organizations that provided advice
and/or support (non-financial). Formal financial support and funding should be
listed in the following section.

Financial Support

Please provide details of the sources of financial support for all authors, including
grant numbers. For example, “This work was supported by the Medical research
Council (grant number XXXXXXX)”. Multiple grant numbers should be
separated by a comma and space, and where research was funded by more than
one agency the different agencies should be separated by a semi-colon, with “and”
before the final funder. Grants held by different authors should be identified as
belonging to individual authors by the authors’ initials. For example, “This work
was supported by the Wellcome Trust (A.B., grant numbers XXXX, YYYY),
(CD, grant number ZZZZ); the Natural Environment Research Council (EF, grant
number FFFF); and the National Institutes of Health (AB, grant number GGGG),
(EF, grant number HHHH)”.

Conflict of Interest

Please provide details of all known financial, professional and personal
relationships with the potential to bias the work. Where no known conflicts of
interest exist, please include the following statement: “None.”

Number references consecutively in the order in which they first appear in the text
using superscript Arabic numerals in parentheses, e.g. ‘The conceptual difficulty
of this approach has recently been highlighted ( 1,2–4 )’.
If a reference is cited more than once the same number should be used each time.
References cited only in tables and figure legends should be numbered in
sequence from the last number used in the text and in the order of mention of the
individual tables and figures in the text.

Names and initials of authors of unpublished work should be given in the text as
‘unpublished results’ and not included in the References.
At the end of the paper, on a page(s) separate from the text, references should be
listed in numerical order using the Vancouver system.

When an article has more than six authors only the names of the first six authors
should be given followed by ‘et al.’

The issue number should be omitted if there is continuous pagination throughout a
volume. Titles of journals should appear in their abbreviated form using the NCBI
LinkOut page

(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/projects/linkout/journals/jourlists.fcgi?typeid=1&type=journals&operation=Show ).

References to books and monographs should include the town of publication and
the number of the edition to which reference is made.

References to material available on websites should include the full Internet
address, and the date of the version cited.