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  1. Authors: Sarah Honjo, Suguru Yamauchi, Yutaro Yoshimoto, Chen Jun, Hiroki Egawa, Akira Kubota, Kenki Tsuda, Yukinori Yube, Sanae Kaji, Hajime Orita and Tetsu Fukunaga

Information for Japan Surgical Society members

(information updated on 6 December)

Japan Surgical Society supports the cost of Article processing charge (APC) for the papers submitted by members of the society. To receive this benefit author's membership status must be verified at the time of editorial acceptance of their manuscript

As from 8 December 2022, due to system change, authors are no longer requested to submit institution code to request discount of Article Processing Charge (APC) for society members during the process of new manuscript submission. Instead, members are able to request APC coverage at editorial acceptance. 

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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    22 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    32 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

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