Urology Research & Practice

Urology Research and Practice (Urol Res Pract) is the scientific, peer reviewed, open access publication of the Turkish Association of Urology. The journal is a bimonthly online-only publication, published on January, March, May, July, September and November and its publication language is English.

Urology Research and Practice aims to publish original studies of the highest scientific and clinical value in urology and related disciplines. The scope of the journal includes but not limited to basic and translational science, education and simulation, endourology and stones, female urology and dysfunction, urological infections, laparoscopy and robotics, andrology and infertility, prostatic diseases, reconstructive urology, oncology, and pediatric urology. 

The journal publishes original articles, clinical trials, reviews, and letters to the editor that are prepared in accordance with the ethical guidelines. Mini reviews, clinical updates, surgical techniques, and a guideline of guidelines that are in the scope of the journal are considered for publication and/or invited by the editor.

The journal’s target audience includes, urology specialists, medical specialty fellows and other specialists and practitioners who are interested in the field of urology.

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

Urology Research and Practice is currently indexed/abstracted by- PubMed Central, Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index, CNKI, TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index, Scopus, HINARI, EBSCO, CINAHL, GALE, ProQuest, and DOAJ.

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 www.turkishjournalofurology.com. 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 Association of Urology. 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 Association of Urology, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

Open Access Statement
Urology Research and Practice is an open access publiction, and the journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. All published content is available online, free of charge at https://turkishjournalofurology.com/EN. Authors retain the copyright of their published work in Urology Research and Practice. The journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 4.0 International License which permits third parties the journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 4.0 International License which permits third parties to share and adapt the content for any purpose by giving the apropriate credit to the original work.

From January 2022 onwards, content is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license. The journal’s back content was published under a traditional copyright license however the archive is available for free access.

Urology Research and Practice is published by AVES Publishing.

Editor in Chief: Ateş Kadıoğlu
Address: İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Üroloji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 232 46 89
Fax: +90 212 233 98 04
E-mail: [email protected]

Publisher: Turkish Association of Urology
Address: Prof. Nurettin Öktel Sokak, Lale Palas Apt., 10/2 34382 Şişli - İstanbul
Phone: +90 212 232 46 89
E-mail: [email protected]


EISSN 2149-3057