Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 December 2021Print Special Issue Flyer (12)
PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Interests: Chronic Prostatitis, biomarkers, treatment, management, recurrence, diagnosis, guidelines
Chronic prostatitis is a very common benign condition observed in men and significantly affects quality of life with symptoms such as frequent or difficult urination, pain, sexual dysfunction. It is characterized by inflammation in the prostate that continues for >3 months. Chronic prostatitis encompasses different categories including chronic bacterial prostatitis, chronic pelvic pain syndrome or asymptomatic prostatitis, as classified by the United States National Institutes of Health. However, these symptoms vary widely, and diagnosis of chronic prostatitis becomes challenging. Given the nature of symptoms, patients find it embarrassing to reach out to their physicians and the condition still remains poorly understood and studied. It is also characterized by high rates of recurrence and damage to periprostatic nerves and surrounding muscles. Research to date has thrown light on some promising biomarkers from biological fluids (blood, urine, semen), pathophysiology and imaging modalities. Treatment and management of chronic prostatitis is largely through antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs. However, there are large gaps to fill in terms of diagnosis, treatment and management of chronic prostatitis.
In this special issue, we invite submissions that focus on diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers, etiology, strategies to improve treatment management and recurrence of chronic prostatitis. This can include but not limited to clinical parameters, pathology, physiology, imaging, genetics and artificial intelligence to address current challenges.
Dr. Rakesh Shiradkar
Chronic Prostatitis, biomarkers, treatment, management, recurrence, diagnosis, guidelines
Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed by experts in the field. Rapid peer review and prompt editorial decisions will ensure that quality manuscripts are published on time. The manuscript has not already been published or submitted elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). If similar work has been published or submitted elsewhere, you must provide a copy of the submitted manuscript. You may not submit your manuscript elsewhere while it is under consideration at the Journal of Men's Health. All manuscripts undergo thorough double-blind peer-review. To check the suitability of the special issue for publishing your manuscript, please read the journal's aims and scope and read or download the guide for authors. You may also send a brief abstract of your work (about 100 words) to the Editorial Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. A guide for authors and other relevant information for manuscript submission is available on the Instructions for Authors page.
Academic Writing and English Language Editing Services
Authors who feel that their manuscript may benefit from additional academic writing or language editing support before submission are strongly encouraged to use academic editing services.
Article Processing Charges (APC)
All manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Men's Health are assessed according to the journal standard editorial criteria. If accepted for publication, an Article Processing Charge of 1250 USD applies.
Type of Articles: Original Research, Review, Mini-Review, Systematic Review, Short Communication, Case Report, Letter to the Editor, Commentary, Rapid Report, Meeting Report, News and Views
Science Citation Index Expanded Created as SCI in 1964, Science Citation Index Expanded now indexes over 9,200 of the world’s most impactful journals across 178 scientific disciplines. More than 53 million records and 1.18 billion cited references date back from 1900 to present.
Social Sciences Citation Index Social Sciences Citation Index contains over 3,400 journals across 58 social sciences disciplines, as well as selected items from 3,500 of the world’s leading scientific and technical journals. More than 9.37 million records and 122 million cited references date back from 1900 to present.
Current Contents - Social & Behavioral Sciences Current Contents - Social & Behavioral Sciences provides easy access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information and all other significant items in recently published issues from over 1,000 leading journals in the social and behavioral sciences.
Current Contents - Clinical Medicine Current Contents - Clinical Medicine provides easy access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information and all other significant items in recently published issues from over 1,000 leading journals in clinical medicine.
SCOPUS Scopus is Elsevier's abstract and citation database launched in 2004. Scopus covers nearly 36,377 titles (22,794 active titles and 13,583 Inactive titles) from approximately 11,678 publishers, of which 34,346 are peer-reviewed journals in top-level subject fields: life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences and health sciences.
DOAJ DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
CrossRef Crossref makes research outputs easy to find, cite, link, assess, and reuse. Crossref committed to open scholarly infrastructure and collaboration, this is now announcing a very deliberate path.
Portico Portico is a community-supported preservation archive that safeguards access to e-journals, e-books, and digital collections. Our unique, trusted process ensures that the content we preserve will remain accessible and usable for researchers, scholars, and students in the future.