Operative Neurosurgery

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June 2023 - Volume 24 - Issue 6

  • Douglas Kondziolka, MD, MSc
  • 2332-4252
  • 2332-4260
  • Monthly
  • Surgery: 85 out of 211; Clinical Neurology: 140 out of 212
  • 2.817

Patient Frailty Influences Outcome After Open, But Not Minimally Invasive, Transforaminal Interbody Fusion: A Case Series of 115 Patients With Lumbar Degenerative Disease

Burke, John F.; Garcia, Joseph H.; Safaee, Michael M.; More

Operative Neurosurgery. 24(6):565-571, June 2023.


Use of Novel Automated Active Irrigation With Drainage Versus Passive Drainage Alone for Chronic Subdural Hematoma—A Propensity Score-Matched Comparative Study With Volumetric Analysis

Baig, Ammad A.; Hess, Ryan M.; Khan, Asham; More

Operative Neurosurgery. 24(6):630-640, June 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 11​ 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)

This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)


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.

CNS Journal Club Podcast

The CNS Journal Club podcast presents essential journal articles in a classic journal club format with conversations by the authors and other neurospecialists.

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