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Author Guide

Author Guide
Manuscript Types

ASRT publications include two scholarly journals.

Interested in writing for the ASRT? On this page you will learn about the types of manuscripts accepted for publication.

Short Reports

A short report is evaluated by ASRT staff (i.e., no peer review) and addresses a particular topic in a less formal format. Short reports can include anything from opinion pieces to a technique used in a particular hospital.

Original Research

A peer-reviewed article that explores an area of interest through systematic investigation to expand knowledge within a particular field. This type typically involves surveys, pilot studies, or other methods to gather new information assessed through in-depth statistical analysis.

View/download a sample of an original research article.

Systematic Review

A peer-reviewed article that assesses current knowledge of a particular topic using secondary sources. Although new conclusions can be made, this type should not report new or original experimental work.

View/download a sample of a systematic review.

Case Study

A peer-reviewed article that presents an unusual or challenging patient case or imaging assignment and provides an overview of the disease, imaging technologies employed, diagnosis, and best practices.

View/download a sample of a case study.

Letter to the Editor

ASRT welcomes feedback from readers and often publishes letters in the printed journals.