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Current insights into chronic pelvic pain

Guest Edited by Jane Chalmers and Amelia Mardon

Artificial intelligence in prostate cancer diagnostics

Guest Edited by Haoru Wang, Peng Xue, Ravishankar Jayadevappa, and David-Dan Nguyen

Robotic reconstructive surgery in urology

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Aims and scope

BMC Urology is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of urological disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

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We are currently recruiting Editorial Board Members to join our international team of academic editors. Diversity in all forms will be a driving factor when selecting an individual to serve in this capacity. Please find more information, including how to apply, by clicking the link above.

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BMC Urology is affiliated with Cochrane Urology to help improve the standard of systematic review reporting. We provide our authors with expert advice and support from Cochrane Urology editors based at the journal. View their helpful guide for authors for further information.

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Affiliated with

  • BMC Urology works with with Cochrane Urology in providing our authors with expert advice on systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.2 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.177 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.616 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    39 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    170 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    484 Altmetric mentions 

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

    More information is available here

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