We invite original contributions on topics of interest and importance. We offer fast, free publication and encourage colour reproduction of illustrations wherever appropriate. All histological illustrations and operative photographs should preferably be supplied in color and they will be printed in colour. All articles will receive a timely review and attempts will be made to notify authors of the editorial decision within three months of receipt of a complete manuscript. All correspondence regarding submitted manuscripts will be handled via e-mail. Send all other correspondence to the editorial office.