Terms of Use


These Terms of Use rule your access to and use of digital products and services owned by the Archives of Surgical Research and its subsidiaries, but not limited to the www.archivessr.com website, unless other terms and conditions apply.


To gain access worldwide to scientific information and research, Archives of Surgical Research gives copyrights of all online published papers (except where otherwise noted) for the free use of readers, scientists, and institutions (like a link to the content or permission for its download, distribution, printing, copying, and reproduction in any medium, without any changing), under the terms of CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License, provided the original work is cited. Please contact the publisher for getting permission to publish.

All printed materials (including illustrations, tables, and images in the document) would be copyrighted by the Archives of Surgical Research.

Hence, “Acknowledgement of Authorship and Transfer of Copyright Agreement” to be evaluated is requested in addition to the document. Remittance or charges are not applied for documents or manuscripts under the name of copyright announced for publishing in the journal and no printing cost is charged; however, reprints would be at the authors' fee. 


Copyright Ownership and Permitted Use

The content will be available through the Archives of Surgical Research services is protected by copyright and may be used only in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License and other applicable laws. Content available through the Archives of Surgical Research services is approved only for your personal noncommercial use. Archives of Surgical Research reserves the right to limit, terminate your approach to the Archives of Surgical Research sites at any time without notice.

Trademark Ownership

Journal logos and name design are trademarks of the Archives of Surgical Research. Any use of Archives of Surgical Research trademarks in connection with the sale, offering for sale, distribution, or advertising of any goods or services, which is likely to cause confusion which can cause a mistake is prohibited.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

Content would be available through the Archives of Surgical Research services is the result of analysis and research done by people or organizations. The Archives of Surgical Research is not accountable for or endorses the accountability of any information or conclusions reported in such content. All contents are supposed for guidance and reference purposes solely.

 The Archives of Surgical Research sites and your access to them are provided on an "as is" and "as available basis" while no warranty of any kind, either categorical or inexplicit, not restricted to the implied warranties of state, fitness for a selected purpose, and non-infringement. In no event will the Archives of Surgical Research, its workers, officers, members, or licensors be answerable for any special, incidental, indirect, or damages of any kind, or any damages resulting from the inability to use or the use of the services, whether or not suggestive of the chances of damages, or on any theory of responsibility arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the services

User-Submitted Content

The subsequent distribution applies to all article submitters to the Archives of Surgical Research in connection with its documents and other related work. By submitting content you agree to the following provisions, which may be excluded periodically:

  1. The agreement is made that you are responsible for the content that you submit and you will not post any content that disobeys or encourages the violation of any applicable local, state, national or international laws. 
  2. The editors of Archives of Surgical Research, in their sole discretion, have the right to reject, edit, remove or change any Content submitted for any reason. 
  3. Once your submission is published, you will not have the right to remove or edit it.

Login Security

Sharing login information for the Archives of Surgical Research services is prohibited.

International Use

Users are responsible for compliance with all local applicable laws, rules, and regulations regarding online conduct and data usage of the country you reside in or access from.


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Modifications of Terms of Use

Archives of Surgical Research reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. The continued use of the Archives of Surgical Research services after any such posting shall constitute acceptance of the Terms of Use as modified.

Service Update and Website Availability

The Archives of Surgical Research reserves the right to modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict access to all or any part of the services and website at any time.