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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • Title page (include in the following details)
    - The title of manuscript
    - A list of the authors with their degrees
    - The affiliation of each author
    - The corresponding author with his contact; affiliation, address, and e-mail
    - The running title should be limited to 40 words
    - Keywords contain at least 3 key words and no more than 6 key words.
  • Abstract (no more than 250 words and especially Original article and Systematic review must have topics as follow Objective, Material and Method, Result and Conclusion)
  • Body text (word count as follow Selected editorial 1,000- 1,500 words, Original article 3,500 words, Systematic review 6,000 words, Case report 2,000 words and Review article 4,000 words
  • Acknowledgement (If authors receive assistance for research or manuscript writing, authors should clearly describe in the: “Acknowledgement section”)
  • Funding Sources (If authors receive financial support or sponsorship for the study research, Authors must give full details about the funding of any research relevant to their study; including: sponsor names and explanations of the roles of these sources in the funding sources section)
  • Conflict of interest (Authors must declare whether their articles have or do not have any potential, or existing, conflicts of interest)
  • References (number references sequentially, in the order that they are cited)
  • Formatting
    □ Double space text
    □12 font size in Times New Roman
    □ Numbered pages
  • Figure and Table
    □ Limit of 8 total figure and table
    □ Figure format; .tif, .gift, .jpg
    □ Figure size should be 5x7 inches with at least of 300 dpi.
  • Cover letter
    □ A statement confirming that the material is original, has not already been published, and has not, nor will not, be submitted for publication elsewhere, so long as it is under consideration by the ISU
  • Cover letter
    □ Written disclosure of any relationships or support, which might be perceived as constituting a conflict of interest
  • Cover letter
    □ Name and signature of corresponding author(s)
  • Consent form
    □ All authors understand and agree with the condition in the ISU’s consent form
  • Consent form
    □ Name and signature of corresponding author
  • English language approval letter (This is an optional requirement for non-native speaking country). If no an approval letter, please contact the ISU’s editorial office ( after submission.
  • Reviewer (This is an optional requirement)
    □ The names, current contact info, and e-mails for at least 2 Peer Reviewers (must not be from the same institution nor coauthors)

Author Guidelines

Instruction for Preparing an Initial Manuscript

       The Insight Urology is an official academic journal of the Thai Urological Association under the Royal Patronage. Editorial board welcomes interesting and helpful articles from all physicians.

       After October 10, 2017 the Insight Urology will receive only English articles and the article must have not been submitted or published previously.

Types of Articles

1.Original Article
       Containing the following key parts

1.1. Titile page

1.2. Abstract, consists of
– Objectives

– Materials and Methods

– Results

– Conclusion

1.3. Manuscript body, consist of
– Introduction

– Objectives

– Materials and Methods

– Results

– Discussion                                                                                                                                                              

– Conclusions                                                                                                                                                            

– Acknowledgement                                                                                                                                                

– Conflict of Interest                                                                                                                                                

– References

1.4. Tables and Legends

1.5. Figures and Legends

2. Review Article
       Editorial board welcomes all review articles which focus on a particular subject. Especially in the interest, clear content and currently accepted treatment.

3. Case Report
       Interesting case report or discovery of the disease has never been reported are accepted. The report should concisely show the importance.

4. Letter to Editor
       Question discussions or any commendation to the article (in the Insight Urology) which beneficial to the overall reader. The controversial comments should be supported by relevant references.

5. Surgical Technique
       Surgical techniques which helpful for another physician and follow-up have been satisfactory. This type of article should represent clear descriptions of complex surgical procedures with excellent pictorial illustration.

       The Insght Urology proceed totally online submission and you will be guided stepwise through the creation and uploading of your files. please click here for online submission.

       The References should be numbered following the sequence that they are mentioned in the text. They must be identified in the text with Arabic numerals in parenthesis. For abbreviations of journal names refer to the “List of Journals Indexed in Index Medicus” (

       How to write a reference list in Vancouver style? :

       Please submit tables as editable text and not as images. Tables can be placed either next to the relevant text in the article, or on separate page(s) at the end. Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text and place any table notes below the table body. Be sparing in the use of tables and ensure that the data presented in them do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article. Please avoid using vertical rules and shading in table cells.

       Tables should supplement, not duplicate the text/figures. The tables must be numbered and cited in order as they first appear in text, and each must have a precise heading.

       Supply photographs as TIFF (preferable) or JPG files. The TIFF of JPG should be saved at a resolution of 300 dpi (dots per inch) at final size.
       If scanned, the photographs should be scanned at 300 dpi, with 125mm width, saved as TIFF file and in grayscale. Photography can be used in color or black and white. There are pointing arrows and description underline photo. The Author must get rid the marker or any text that identifies the patients.

Abbreviations and units
– Use universal acronym.
– Do not use acronyms in the title and abstract. For the text using acronym, must write full words on first mentioned.
– Length, height and volume use Metric (meter, kilogram, liter) with 2 decimal places.
– Temperature in degree Celsius (℃).
– Chemical laboratory results, use The International System of Units (SI).

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