Journal abbreviation: Annals of plastic surgery

The abbreviation of the journal title "Annals of plastic surgery" is "Ann. Plast. Surg.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
AnnalsAnn.matches the stem "annal-"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
plasticPlast.matches the stem "plasti-"
surgerySurg.matches the word "surgery"

Abbreviation systems

Developed by the International Organization for Standardization, the ISO 4 abbreviation system provides a standardized way of abbreviating journal titles. This consistency enables researchers to efficiently identify and cite journals in their work.

ISO (International Organization for Standardization), NLM (National Library of Medicine), and CASSI (CAS Source Index) represent three distinct journal title abbreviation systems, with ISO being universal, NLM specific to biomedical fields, and CASSI focusing on chemistry-related subjects.

About the journal

Full journal titleAnnals of plastic surgery
AbbreviationAnn. Plast. Surg.
ISSN (print)0148-7043
ISSN (online)1536-3708
NLM catalog7805336

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