Neurosurgical Focus: Video Information for Authors

Neurosurgical Focus: Video

Neurosurgical Focus: Video (Focus: Video): This video journal was first published in 2012 as a twice-yearly video supplement to Neurosurgical Focus. In July 2019, it became an independent quarterly journal under its new name, Neurosurgical Focus: Video. Neurosurgical Focus: Video is an open-access, online-only, video-based journal that presents high-definition videos of neurosurgery-related procedures, creating a unique educational experience that makes viewers feel present in the operating room. Each issue covers a different topic in the field, and submissions are reviewed by experts on each topic. Continuing medical education (CME) credits are offered for each issue on selected articles. The Editors and Editorial Boards encourage submissions that are relevant to the selected topics described in the Call for Videos.

  • Online ISSN: 2643-5217

For questions or assistance with submission, please email the JNSPG Peer Review Team.

Any manuscript that does not meet formatting requirements will be returned for correction before it is considered for peer review.

Please note that all submissions are screened through iThenticate Plagiarism Prevention software.

Instructions & Forms 

Peer Review Process

All submissions are processed and sent out for non-blinded, consecutive peer review. Topic editors are vetted by the Editor-in-Chief (EIC). The EIC and/or Associate Editor reviews all manuscripts and reviewer comments before making final decisions regarding publication.

In accordance with ICMJE recommendations, the journal requires editorial board members to recuse themselves from the review process if they hold conflicts of interest or relationships that pose potential conflicts related to any articles under their direct consideration. For more information, please visit the ICMJE’s position on the reporting of conflicts of interest.

Manuscript Content and Formatting

To ensure that submissions are correctly formatted, we encourage all authors to use our Manuscript Template.

For specific information regarding requirements for your video submission, please refer to the Neurosurgical Focus: Video section under Other JNSPG journals on the Manuscript Limits Policy page.

Open Access/Fees

Neurosurgical Focus: Video is an online-only, open-access journal that is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) license (see

Authors are free to deposit a copy of their paper to an institutional or other repository. We recommend and prefer the final published PDF be used to avoid the existence of multiple versions.

The JNSPG does not charge a submission fee or publication fees for Neurosurgical Focus: Video; however, there are enhancements that do carry a charge including:


Supplemental Data Publication Fee: $125
Errata Processing Fee: $100 per affected page