Article Processing Charge (APC):

* Article Processing and review charge (APC): 366 Euro (VAT included).

Please note that the Journal has change its policy and the publisher decided to introduce an article processing fee. Starting from 1st January 2021, an APC of 366,00 € (VAT included) will be due for the accepted papers that will indexed in PubMed. The fee for the articles submitted starting from 1-1-2021 should be paid after the acceptation of the article and before the publication. The corresponding authors are responsible for making the payment or arranging it through their institutions. After receiving that payment we will proceed with the publication.

Letters to the Editor as well as reviews, editorial papers, and all articles requested by the Editor in Chief and Section Editors will be published free of charge (if the reviews are not requested by the Editor in Chief, they will be published after the payment of the fee).

For articles submitted after 1st January 2021 the APC is 366 euro (VAT included) and can be paid by paypal/credit card by website. You will receive the link for payment in the notification of acceptation for publication of the article.


For other payment method: Bank transfer (enclosed copy) made out to:

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Bank: Cariparma, Credit Agricole – Agenzia di Fidenza 3;
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For sending the invoice we need your following fiscal data. Please, download e fill out the APC form otherwise please, send us:
First name and Last name/Company name (Invoice holder), E-mail (for receiving the invoice), Address (for receiving the invoice), City, Country, Fiscal code and/or VAT number, ID article, Title of the article.

For sending the invoice we need the following fiscal data. Without these fiscal data we cannot send you the invoice. Please, download e fill out the APC form and send it to It can be used for requesting the purchase order to your public administration.

– Unique Code (for sending the electronical invoice)
– VAT number and/or Fiscal code of the University
– Declaration for split Payment
– Purchase order
– CIG and/or CUP

As soon as we receive the payment we will send you the number of the issue in which your article will be published and the DOI number of the article. We will also activate the plugin “Online first” and so you will be able to see your articles already online before the publication at the end of the website homepage in the “Online first” section.

Click on the buttons to download the required APC form.