Letters to the Editor are brief reports that can be preliminary but may represent original observations that could have a substantial impact within the scope of Rhinology They will be subject to peer review and will be indexed in Medline.
Rinology Online will also accept Letters to the Editor that are comments on papers published in Rhinology Online. The commentaries are published at the Editor's discretion and should be submitted no later than 6 months after publication of the article they are commenting on. Commentaries on previously published articles should make specific reference to issues and causes related to it, and will only be published in cases where the Editor deems that significant scientific controversy exists.
Letters are subject to abridgement and editing for style and content.
Letters which comment on a previously published article will in most cases be sent to the authors of the original article, who will be given the opportunity to reply, and the letter and reply may be subsequently published together.
A letter to the Editor deemed appropriate for publication will be submitted to the author(s) of the published article so they can provide comments.
Should be concise and informative and less than 100 characters. Please also provide a short title of 50 characters.
Max. 1000 words not including abstract, figure legends and references (please supply a word count).
Up to 9 references, 1 of which should be to the article commented on, if relevant.
The article should begin with the salutation "To the Editor".
There should be no separate abstract, but rather a conclusion paragraph that sums up the Letter.
Author names, affiliations, funding sources and conflict of interests should be listed at the end following references.
List of abbreviations
If abbreviations are used in the text they should be defined in the text at first use, and a list of abbreviations should be provided.