The journal "Acta Neurochirurgica" publishes papers dealing with clinical neurosurgery - diagnosis and diagnostic techniques, operative surgery and results, postoperative treatment - or with research work in neuroscience where underlying questions or results are of neurosurgical interest.

In addition to the regular journal, "Acta Neurochirurgica" publishes 3-4 supplement volumes per year. These comprise proceedings of international meetings or other material of general neurosurgical interest.

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  • As an international publication with a world-wide reach, we can look back at over 70 years of successful publishing experience.
  • The journal is clearly structured into topical subdisciplines, and we publish papers encompassing clinical neurosurgery, including diagnosis and diagnostic techniques, operative surgery and results, and postoperative treatment.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Tiit Mathiesen
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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2.816 (2021)
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2.603 (2021)
Five year impact factor
6 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
836,415 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
0942-0940
Print ISSN
0001-6268
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