The Iranian Journal of Neurosurgery (IrJNS) is the first official open-access quarterly publication of the Neurosurgical Society of Iran. It is willing to publish articles in all fields of neurosurgical issues encompassing neurotrauma, spine, brain tumors, cerebrovascular disseases and neurosence and psyciatry.
The editorial board encourages the submission of all article types from original papers to review aerticles, clinical studies, case presentations and novel advancements in the field of technology and operational procedures as well as short communications and letters to editors. Comments, questions and literary criticisms are most welcome.
All manuscripts should be submitted through our online website, www.irjns.org and must fulfill the criteria predetermined by the editorial board of IrJNS which follows the standard guidelines stated in COPE, the details of which can be reviewed at the following address:
The Iranian Journal of Neurosurgery expects authors to observe the necessary moral codes
within their research. In case breach of the regulations occurs, the journal reserves the right to further investigate the case.
Permissions: If authors are using any material e.g. figures, tables, etc that have already been
published elsewhere, they must obtain permission to reuse them from the copyright holder (this may be the publisher rather than the author) and include any required permission statements in the figure legends. This includes their own previously published material, if they are not the copyright holder. It is the author’s responsibility to secure all permissions prior to publication.
Fee: The journal would receive no fee for submission of manuscripts.
Ethics: Previously published manuscripts are not accepted by the journal. Informed consent
obtained from all participants and from the parents, etc must be stated in Materials & Methods. The name of the appropriate institutional review board that approved the project must also be included.
Plagiarism: IrJNS takes a tough position to plagiarism. All articles registered will be tested for
plagiarism. Any article that fails to pass the plagiarism detection will be sent back to its author and the alleged author/s will be charged and the case would be reported to affiliated university ethics committee.
Acknowledgment: All individuals who have contributed in the project but do not meet the criteria for authorship can be stated and thanked in the Acknowledgment section.
Conflicts of interest: Any sources of funding and potential conflicting interest must be declared such as receiving funds or fees.