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Submitted manuscripts should not have been previously published or under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts containing same or similar contents should not be submitted for publication to other journals. Redundant or duplicate publication of a paper can be considered acceptable under specific circumstances according to the Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals ( Articles involving research conducted in human subjects must include a statement that subjects provided informed consent and that the study was approved by an institutional review board. Manuscripts reporting animal experiments must include a statement in the Materials and Methods section that animal care complied with the guidelines of an animal utilization committee or a similar committee.
All authors should participate in planning and conducting a study, acquiring and analyzing data, drafting and revising a manuscript, and approving the final version of an article to be submitted. Authors should disclose any potential conflicts of interest and financial support. Statements on conflict of interest have no influence on the editorial decision to publish.
For policies on research and publication ethics not stated in the instructions, If the journal faces suspected publication misconduct, Archives of Hand and Microsurgery adheres to the flowchart described by the Committee on Publication Ethics (External link

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