INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS

Editorial policies

Russian Neurosurgery (Scientific-Practical Journal of Russia Neurosurgical Association) is a refereed publication designed to meet reference and education needs of the international neurosurgical community. This journal was created in an effort to explore the scientific and educational potential of distributed hypermedia served via the World Wide Web. The Journal is attempting to serve the dual role of providing a good source of relevant information and trying to improve the way in which information is transferred and accessed. The Journal may be found at:
http://www.neuro.neva.ru

Features of Russian Neurosurgery

Main topics of Russian Neurosurgery

Style Manuscripts should conform to acceptable language usage.   Abbreviations must be limited primarily to those in general usage. Generic names must be used. If a trade name is included, it should follow the generic name in parentheses the first time mentioned. Thereafter, generic names only should be used. Weights and measurements should be expressed in metric units, and temperatures in degrees centigrade.

Preparation of Manuscripts

In order that we may publish your article, authors must grant the Journal copyright for electronic use of that material. The author otherwise retains copyright to the written material and any associated images.

Original articles should be submitted in English. Send your manuscript in digital format as simple text, or as a Microsoft Word document to the Editor. The Journal uses the accepted standard scientific format:

GENERIC FORMAT

AUTHOR(s)
AFFILIATION(s)
TITLE
ABSTRACT
KEY WORDS
INTRODUCTION
METHODS
RESULTS
CONCLUSIONS
REFERENCES
FIGURE LEGENDS
TABLES

References: Reference citations within the article should be noted with square brackets following punctuation (like this.[2,3,4]) If necesary one may also place a citation in the middle of a sentence (The sentence may need to pinpoint the citation to a specific comment[5] and not link it to the subsequent remarks.) In the reference section, list the references by a simple number at the start of a line, followed by a period and space.

Tables and figures may be included in the document, however images will need to be transferred as separate files. The extensive use of images is encouraged.(See the subsequent section for a discussion of options for transmitting these files.) It would be helpful for you to indicate the appropriate location of your figures within your text. You may use curly braces for these remarks. Please place these remarks on the line preceding the appropriate paragraph.

Images Clinical photographs should be saved in medium JPEG compression format or in Compuserve GIF format. Please limit the width of any in-line material to 434 pixels. Please avoid spaces when numbering your images and use the extension to indicate the compression algorithm (e.g., figure1.jpeg, figure2.gif, etc.).

HOW TO TRANSMIT YOUR ARTICLE TO THE EDITORS

The core text material may be sent as e-mail in simple text, or as an attachment in Microsoft Word format. Images should be sent as e-mail attachments. Current addresses for sending manuscripts:

Boris V. GAIDAR
Editor in Chief
NSOnline@stu.neva.ru