Focus and Scope

Kathmandu University Medical Journal (KUMJ) is a quarterly, indexed, peer-reviewed, open-access, international medical journal [ISSN 1812-2027 (Print) and 4812-2078. It is indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed and is also selected for coverage by ELSEVIER BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATABASES including EMBASE, EMNursing, Compendex, GEOBASE, Mosby Yearbooks Scoupus. KUMJ is an official journal of Kathmandu University (KU) and is published jointly by the medical colleges under the affiliation of KU with the sole aim of promoting and sharing quality medical information.

KUMJ stands as a forum from which the researches conducted in various disciplines in medicine, the reviews done, novel and unique cases which we encounter during our professional career can be made available to our readers.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
Dr.Bhagavat P Nepal

Executive Editor
Dr.Rajendra Koju

Editorial Advisory Board
MR Baral (Past Editor in Chief)
Hemang Dixit (Past Consultant Editor)
Narendra B Rana
Ram K Makaju
Shambhu Nath
PVS Rana
BM Nagpal
MK Mishra
Ramesh P Singh
S Bhattacharya
Vikram S Chauhan
TC Saikia

Editorial Members
Vijay M Alurkar
Damber B Karki
Ramesh Makaju
Satendra M Mishra
YR Khinchi
Rabindra M Shrestha
Sunil Shrestha
Achyut P Sharma
Sita Pokhrel

Editorial Assistants
Dipak Shrestha
Dharmendra Karn
Chandan Upadhyaya
Kishor Khanal
Madhukar Aryal
Sabik R Kayastha

International Editors
Denis Reid (Canada)
Roger Maltby (Canada)
Sanjay A Pai (India)
Peush Sahni (India)
Takeshi Matsuhisa (Japan)
Masaru Miki
Palitha Abeykoon (Sri Lanka)
Prasanna Gautam (UK)
Shyam D Karki (USA)
Gauri S Adhikari (USA)
Chuda B Karki (UK)
Haydn Parndt (Australia)
JJ Vettukattil (UK)
Michael Inman (UK)
Ulrike Holzer (Austria)
Sadeep Shrestha (USA)
Solveig Tingulstad (Norway)
Patcharee L Winchyanuwat (Thailand)
Edwin R van Teiljingen (UK)

Publisher

    Kathmandu Medical College