Operative Neurosurgery

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October 2023 - Volume 25 - Issue 4

  • Douglas Kondziolka, MD, MSc
  • 2332-4252
  • 2332-4260
  • Monthly
  • Surgery: 97 out of 212; Clinical Neurology: 151 out of 212
  • 2.3


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Operative Neurosurgery Speaks! Featured Article
Spinal Navigation for Lateral Instrumentation of the Thoracolumbar Spine

Operative Neurosurgery Speaks! features audio abstracts in up to 12 different languages for selected papers. Click the link above to access a recently published article containing Operative Neurosurgery Speaks! audio abstracts.

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Safety Analysis of a New Portable Electrical Drill With a Smart Autostop Mechanism for Bedside Cranial Procedures

Assumpcao de Monaco, Bernardo; Benjamin, Carolina Gesteira; Doomi, Ahmed; More

Operative Neurosurgery. 25(4):311-314, October 2023.

Enhanced Abstract Gallery

Neurosurgery Publications is excited to feature enhanced abstracts. Explore the latest ​by visiting the gallery.

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Operative Neurosurgery Speaks!​

Operative Neurosurgery is proud to offer audio abstracts in 12​ different languages, translated and read by native speakers. Each is the scientific abstract from a published article.

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Call for Surgical Videos: Virtual Reality Comes to Operative Neurosurgery

Operative Neurosurgery is collaborating with Surgical Theater to create 360° VR fly-through videos.

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How to Submit

Operative Neurosurgery features operative procedures, anatomy, instrumentation, devices, and technology providing practical guidance to its readers. Operative Neurosurgery is the resource for cutting-edge material on operative practice.

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Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

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Equator Network

Neurosurgery Publications endorses the use of EQUATOR Network Reporting Guidelines and requires authors to submit their research in accordance with the appropriate statement(s) and checklist(s). Authors should refer to the Research Reporting Guidelines portion of the Instructions for Authors​​ for more information regarding this policy.​​

NPRC Member

This journal is a member of the NPRC, an alliance of neuroscience journals that share manuscript reviews with other NPRC members at the author's request.

The NPRC system facilitates fast-track review and publication of neuroscience research, and reduces the burden on peer reviewers.

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