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Author Guidelines

“Ukrainian journal of nephrology and dialysis” aims to inform readers about wide range of questions related to practical and experimental nephrology and adjacent disciplines (immunology, biochemistry, microbiology etc.)

Journal is structured in 5 main sections:

  1. Point of view
  2. Problems of organization and economics of nephrological care
  3. Original research papers
  4. School of nephrologist
  5. Editorial information about scientific forums, comments, reviews, memorable dates.

First section. This section publishes articles that reflect the specific concerns of the author or authors.

Second section highlights possible ways of improving organizational component of nephrological service in Ukraine at all stages of specialized medical careand its economic analysis.

The third section publishes articles which introduce the results of original research.

Section “School of nephrologist” publishes articles mail goal of which is to increase the nephrological literacy of readers.

The last section informs about main scientific and practical events, publishes the reviews, editorial information etc.

Articles are published in Ukrainian, Russian and English

The order of material placing is following:

1) UDC;

2) Initials and surnames of authors (in native language);

3) Name of the article (in native language);

4) Initials and surnames of authors in English;

5) Name of the article in English;

6) Name of institution or organization in which author works, city.

7) Key words(8-10 words or frazes which reveal the contecst of the article) in native language and in English;

8) Summary in Russian and English.

The structure of presentation of summary in original scientific papers must be according to the structure of article, that have units: “Introduction”, “Materials and methods”, “Results”, “Discussion”, “Conclusions” in which briefly is the essence of work. Volume of extract is up to 250 words (0,5 pages). Summary to publications that are presented to other sections of journal (1,2,4,5) is made arbitrarily.

9) Text of the article;

10) List of sources used, called “Literature”, issued by GOST 7.1:2006.

11) About the authors: name, scientific degree,position and place of work; e-mail (required) and work phone.

The article should be typed on typewriter or typed and printed on computer on one side of the paper, using half side spacing, headset “Times New Roman”, 14, without tabs, with margins on the left – 3 см, on the  right – 1 см., top and buttom – 1,5 см.

Structure statement of the text of article 1,2,4 and 5 section of the journal is free.

The text of the original scientific work must have following subsections.

Introduction - where the essence of the problem is described, analysis of research results of the last 5-7 years and the goal of the work is formulated. In the section "Materials and Methods" describes design of objects and methods (only the author’s or the author’s modifikation essence, in other cases only a name of the method and its author is presented), and methods of statistical analysis, which are used. In subsection "Results" there are only obtained by the author (or authors) specific data. In the section "Discussion" obtained results are analyzed and compared with the known. In the "Conclusion"or "Opinion" the results of the work and their generalizations are briefly presented. The title of the section are printed in bold from new paragraph.

The volume of original works including drawings, references, resumes should not be more than 12 p., The volume of reviews, lectures, and discussion of problematic items - no more than 15 pages., reviews - no more than 4 p. In the References are given in alphabetical order - at first works of domestic authors and also foreign, published in Russian, then - foreign authors, as well as domestic publications in foreign language. All sources should be numbered. It is obligatory have line of digital links in the main text and in the references. In the original articles may be no more than 8-10 sources in the review of literature - no more than 40 sources. In reference to the book the name and initials of authors, title of the book (if four or more authors - book title, followed by a slash - the initials and surnames of authors), city, publisher, publication year, the total number of pages should be specified; in the links on the article - name of the author, title of journal or other periodical publication, collections of scientific works, year, number, (volume, issue) and the number of pages (from and to) should be specified; in links to abstract of PhD doctoral thesis - surname and initials of author, title of abstract, city, year of publication, the total number of pages.

Authors are responsible for the accuracy of data presented in the references. Links to quoted sources in the text should be in square brackets.

Requirements and Examples of references

Illustrations (photographs, microphotographs, figures, diagrams, charts) should be sent in two copies, the first - is placed in the text of article, the second in a separate file. On the back of the photo-and microphotographs of 6x9 or 5x8 cm size, its number, author's name, mark "top", "bottom" must be specified. In the legends to microphotographs the method of coloring and impregnation cuts, increasing should be indicated. Photographs should be of high contrast on thin glossy paper, pictures - clear, drawings and charts - made with black ink. Graphs and charts should not be overloaded with text inscriptions. The name of the illustration is placed directly after the figure and is like: "Fig. 1 ....., Fig. 2 .... and so on. "

Tables must be compact, titled, their cap must closely match the content of the graph. The word "Table" is printed on the left side, italic, numbered according to the serial number, a dot in the end is not put. Title of the table is printed on the median alignment, bold. Figures in the table must match figures in the text, worked out statistically.

Abbreviations used in tables or illustrations are to be deciphered: "Notes: ....". Notes to figures are placed in front of their name, notes to the tables are placed under the table.

All signs of various degrees, physical units, results of clinical and laboratory studies should be given according to the International System (IS), all terms should be standardized according to International anatomical and International histological nomenclature, names of diseases – according to International Classification of Diseases of 10th revision, drugs – according to the State Pharmacopoeia (X, XI). The names and forms of apparatus should be provided in the original transcription.

In the description of experimental studies the type (according to the International biological nomenclature), sex and number of animals, method of killing or collection of material for laboratory tests in accordance with the rules of humane treatment of laboratory animals should be indicated.

Generally and those common terms should submit an acronym in the text (the first time must be decipher).

The author’s text of the article is formed of the printed copy and electronic version of the work.

Paper copy of the article is signed by the head of the institution, whose signature is certified by a round seal; signed by all authors, mentioning surnames, name, position, rank and mailing address (with code), telephone numbers (home, office) to communicate. The article is accompanied by the referral of the institution, where the work was made and the expert conclusion about the possibility of publication.

The electronic version of the article could be sent to the post address of the editor’s office together with a paper copy (on CD-ROM) or by e-mail: ukrjnd@yandex.uaArticles should be typed in Word for Windows and saved as a Word document. On disk or e-mail. the name of the file and the name of the first author should be mentioned.

A single blind (anonymous reviewer)  scientific review and redaction of articles are made at the editorial office. 

Articles formed without observance of the rules are not accepted and will not be returned to the authors.

In case of negative scientific review, articles will not be published, the authors are sent by e-mail the review with possibility of revision of the article or its replacement by another material

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