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Information for Japan Surgical Society members

Japan Surgical Society supports the cost of Article processing charge (APC) for the papers submitted by members of the society. JSA members are now able to request APC partial coverage during post acceptance process. To receive this benefit membership status must be submitted and verified. 

See below for further information
-changes in manuscript submission *(in Japanese)
-Author Journey: post-acceptance tasks for authors (confirming APC/ request  JSS member discount/ license to publish) 

Aims and scope

Surgical Case Reports is an official journal of the Japan Surgical Society. This open access, peer-reviewed, online journal will consider any original case reports in the fields of gastroenterological surgery, cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, breast and endocrine surgery, pediatric surgery, transplant surgery, and acute care surgery.

The purpose of the journal is to contribute to the progress of surgery by providing clinicians and researchers with an educational forum in which to disseminate their personal experience and novel treatments to a wide readership and by reviewing interesting, rare cases encountered by colleagues all over the world, from whom contributions are welcomed.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    0.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
    0.8 - 5-year Impact Factor

    2023 Speed
    4 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    68 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    165 Altmetric mentions