The Brazilian Journal of Neurosurgery (JBNc) is the official journal of the Brazilian Academy of Neurosurgery (ABNc). The JBNc publishes scientific articles about Neurosurgery and related areas. Each volume is annual, with 4 quarterly publications. Unpublished papers, either as originals, case reports, reviews, short notes or clinical images should be accepted.
Papers should be preferably in English, with Abstract / Key-words in English. If written in other language (Portuguese or Spanish), it should be provided a translated title, with Resumo/Resumen and Palavras-Chave/Palavras-Clave. All papers must have a title in English.
Every paper can be changed to be conformed to the general structure of the Journal.
Submitted manuscripts that do not fulfill Author’s Guide checklist or the editorials purposes of this Journal will be returned to the corresponding author for revising and adapting it.
The scientific production among academics is crucial to enlarge their knowledge. Therefore, the JBNC encourages the publication of articles whose authors are members of Academic Leagues of Neurology and Neurosurgery previously enrolled at the Brazilian Academy of Neurosurgery. At least two articles by issue will be allocated to members. These articles should follow the same guidelines and distribution by categories.
Ricardo Ramina, MD, PhD
SUBMITING YOUR PAPER
Only online submissions will be accepted (http://www.abnc.org.br). Click on the icon “Envie seu artigo/Submit manuscript”. If you are not already enrolled on the system, please click on the icon “Cadastre-se para enviar seu artigo/Create an account”.
After uploading the file, an auto-reply will be sent to the registered author’s e-mail. Afterwards, the manuscript will be submitted to a first revision of the check-list, and manuscript structure according to the Author’s Guide. The author will receive an e-mail in case of any necessary change before being submitted to a peer-review by experts of the Editorial Boar.
Steps of manuscript submission and peer-review process:
References examples can be found in International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals - Sample References: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html
By submitting the paper to JBNc, in advance the authors agree that copyright and permissions are transferred automatically to the publisher of the periodical, and they assume intellectual and legal responsibility for the results and comments presented.
All paper should have the approval from the Research Ethics Committees of the institution where the research was conducted.
Clinical trials must be enrolled at World Health Organization (WHO) and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).
Before submitting your paper, please check if these items were fulfilled:
References: Vancouver system. Consecutive order of citation in the text, Superscript, and Arabic numbered. Personal communications should only be mentioned in the text, but not in the references. Up to 6 authors all the authors should be listed, above 6 authors followed by et al. Use http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11904-013-0170-z when available.
References examples can be found in International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals - Sample References:
Attention: Manuscripts submitted in disagreement to the above check-list will be returned to the author before peer-review. Use the same manuscript ID to submit the new file.
E-mails from all authors are mandatory to register article's DOI number.