• NEUROSURGERY® Publications at the 2018 CNS Annual Meeting

    Authors: Brandon J. Fiedor, MA
    Nelson M. Oyesiku, M.D., PhD., FACS





    The 2018 CNS Annual Meeting will provide ample opportunity for those visitors who are interested in NEUROSURGERY® Publications to glean the latest news and developments from the editorial office, and witness the journals' impact first-hand through a variety of exciting events.

    Editor-in-Chief, Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS, will address the meeting during General Scientific Session on Tuesday, October 9. During his address, Dr. Oyesiku will discuss current journal initiatives as well as review NEUROSURGERY® Publications' progress and accomplishments from over the past year.

    In the CNS Xperience Lounge, attendees will have the opportunity to sample journal copies, interact with digital journal products and features, review and discuss current journal initiatives with leadership and staff, and learn the latest about our entire family of publications which include Neurosurgery, Operative Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosurgery, and The Surgeon's Armamentarium.

    Xperience Lounge Highlights

    • Copies of the most recent issues of Neurosurgery, Operative Neurosurgery, and Clinical Neurosurgery will be on display and available free of charge. Clinical Neurosurgery promotional pieces are printed once yearly and are a popular item. Be sure to claim your copy before they're gone!
    • Our audio-abstract series, Neurosurgery Speaks, which has now been expanded to Operative Neurosurgery, will be featured for those interested in listening to select journal article abstracts in one of our 10 languages.
    • The Surgeon's Armamentarium will be on display and demonstrations will be provided upon request. Visitors interested in learning more about the incredible power of this digital platform and its many features are encouraged to stop by. The Surgeon's Armamentarium is available exclusively to CNS members and non- member journal subscribers.
    • Journal staff and representatives will be available throughout the meeting and are interested in hearing suggestions visitors may have on any journal related topics from thoughts on how we can improve our submission process to suggestions for supplements and review series. Please bring your thoughts and ideas to the Xperience Lounge!

    Returning this year, the Editor-in-Chief Roundtable is a dedicated session to give visitors a chance to hear from journal editorial board members on issues from content evaluation to "hot" topics in neurosurgery and sub-specialties. The roundtable also gives visitors the opportunity to pose questions to the Editor-in-Chief and panel. The roundtable will take place on Tuesday, October 9th from 1:00 - 2:00 pm in Room 350 D/E at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Please join us!

    Also returning this year, Neurosurgery Paper of the Year will recognize the most impactful papers published in Neurosurgery from July 2017 to June 2018. Preferred papers are those that challenge dogma, create a paradigm shift, propose new approaches to patient care, or analyze and interpret big data and trial results. Awards will be given for Top Paper of the Year and Paper of the Year: Section Level (chosen from select subspecialties). Recipients of the Top Paper of the Year and Paper of the Year: Section Level will be invited to present their paper during the General Scientific Sessions, Sunday through Wednesday. 

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