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Specifics of this article type:
Opinion papers are short articles of contemporary interest. It can be a Letter to the Editor or a commentary to a published article (in Insights into Imaging or another journal).

Max. 1,000 words (main text document excl. references and legends). No figures/tables (upon approval by the Editor, one original figure may be allowed).

Submission documents:


  • Cover letter (following the instructions)
  • Title page
  • Main text document (title, keywords, main text, references)
  • Declarations (using the template)


  • Figure (upon approval by the Editor)
  • Graphical abstract (using the template)

    Detailed instructions and templates can be found here

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.7 - 2-year Impact Factor
    6.0 - 5-year Impact Factor
    2.200 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.079 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    19 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    108 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage