The submitted manuscript is first reviewed by an editor. It will be evaluated in the office, whether it is suitable for GREGET focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw and similarity score by using iThenticate.

The manuscript will be sent to at least two anonymous reviewers (Blind Peer Review). Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses.

The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Afterward, the editor will send the final decision to the corresponding author.

The editors will assess whether the submission is eligible for review. After this formal assessment, if positive, the submission will be sent to two external referees.