Galen Medical Journal

Galen Medical Journal is a quarterly online journal funded by Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) Research Center of  Fasa University of Medical Sciences . The Journal context is dedicated to the latest research and findings including original manuscripts, meta-analyses, reviews, short communications, letters, debates and consensus statements of medical sciences those performed by medical researchers all over the world.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year: The staff of Galen Medical Journal (GMJ) heartily wishes everyone Happy New Year!


We are at the start of a new year –a year that will see the publication of Volume 5, Number 4 of our journal.

Obviously, GMJ has been very popular since we have recorded an increase in the number of submitted manuscripts of almost 40%. Authors from all over the world have entrusted us their manuscripts. We consider this as a big compliment, and we are very grateful. Each manuscript submitted to GMJ is a new adventure and opportunity.

We are trying to adopt new services for authors and aims to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication, without compromising on the quality of our peer-review process during 2017. Also, the new article processing charge (APS) become effective for payments made as of 1 January 2017.

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Vol 5, No 4 (2016): December 2016

Table of Contents


Review Article

Ghazaleh Heydarirad, Seyed Mohammad Hasan Sadeghi, Seyed Mehdi Hosseini Khameneh, Mahmood Khodadoost, Mohammad Kamalinejad, Shirin Jafari, Latif Gachkar

Original Article

Zahra Parvizi, Ahmad Kalateh Sadati, Negar Azarpira, Mohammad Mahdi Parvizi, Reza Tabrizi, Seyed Taghi Heydari, Kamran Bagheri Lankarani
Shahla Afsharpaiman, Mohammad Hossein Khosravi, Mahdi Faridchehr, Mojtaba Komijani, Shokoofeh Radfar, Susan Amirsalari, Mohammad Torkaman, Shahnaz Shirbazoo

Case Report/Series

Alieh Safari, Farzad Kompani, Sara Memarian, Maryam Monajemzadeh, Rahman Khosravi, Behdad Gharib
Kazem Anvari, Masoumeh Gharib, Amin Saburi, Seyed Alireza Javadinia

Study Protocol

Mojtaba Farjam, Alireza Askari, Ali Hoseinipour, Reza Homayounfar, Javad Jamshidi, Fatemeh Khodabakhshi, Habib Zakeri

Letter to Editor