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Author Guidelines

When writing these instructions were used State Standards of Ukraine 7.1:2006 "System of standards on information, librarianship and publishing. Bibliographic record. Bibliographic description. General requirements and rules" and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors Recommendations.

 

1. Articles in “Ukrainian Neurosurgical Journal” are published in Ukrainian, Russian, English.

2. Article given for publication should consist of such parts:

UDC

Surname and initials of the authors
If authors work in different units/departments of the same institution or in different institutions, their surnames are indicated by superscript¹.

Unit/department and institution, city, country
If authors work in different units/departments of the same institution or in different institutions, place of job is indicated by superscript¹ according to surname.

Title of the article
Lower-case letters. NO CAPS.

The text — up to 40 000 characters, structured as follows (for original research):
Introduction
Objective
Materials and methods
Results and discussion
Conclusions

References
Total number of references should not exceed 50 for literature review and 20 — for original article.
At least 50% publications should be published in the last 5 years.
References are given in the order of citation.
References in the text are indicated by numbers in square brackets.
References must be formatted to the Vancouver style guidelines in accordance with the "International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals.
If the author (s) is a resident of the CIS countries, it must also provide a references in the GOST style.

Summary in three languages (Ukrainian, Russian, English) structured as follows:
Surname and initials of the authors
If authors work in different units/departments of the same institution or in different institutions, their surnames are indicated by superscript¹
Unit/department and institution, city, country
If authors work in different units/departments of the same institution or in different institutions, their place of work is indicated by superscript¹ according to surname.
Title of the article
Text — of up to 1500 characters structured as follows (for original research):
Objective
Materials and methods
Results
Conclusions
Key words

Information about authors in three languages (Ukrainian, Russian, English)
Surname, name and patronymicin in full of each author
e-mail of each author
ORCID of each author (recommended). Register here https://orcid.org/register
Address of author’s affilation (street, number, city, country, zip code)

The manuscript should be submitted in one file by format Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx).

3. Requirements for composites of the article.

Statistics
The list of applied statistical methods and programs for calculations should be given in “Materials and methods”. In the article, at the first mention of the method it’s name, the calculated indicator and significance should be given (chi-square χ2=1,86, p=0,172).
Average values are given as M±m: M — arithmetical mean, m — error of the mean.
In the text and tables significance of p should be given as p=... not p<... .
The correlation coefficients are given just with p for instance (r=0.777; p=0.007).

Tables
Should be made in Word. They are given in the text after first mention.

Graphs, charts
May be implemented in Word or any other program. Graphs and charts with captions are given in the text after their first mention. If graphs and are not in Word, they should be given as separate files in their original format or as TIFF or JPG (at least 700 pixels).
Color images will be displayed in color online but in grayscale in the print edition.

Images and photos
Images and photos with captions are given in the text after their first mention. And attached as separate files (TIFF or JPG — at least 700 pixels).
In total — not more than 10 illustrations. If more than 10 illustrations are needed — the issue will be solved individually, if in the opinion of the editorial board, they are of particular interest to readers..
Color images will be displayed in color online but in grayscale in the print edition.

Measurements
are given according to International System of Units (SI)

Terms
are given according to the International Anatomical Nomenclature

Diseases
are given according to International Classification of Diseases

References
1. UNJ uses the Vancouver Citation Style, format of International Committee of Medical Journal Editors.
[Guidelines] [Examples] [Citations Generator (In the field Citation Style choose AMA (Vancouver + doi)].
2. All authors should be listed.
3. Every reference must contain doi and PMID, if there are none, then specify the article URL on the publisher's website

    Examples
  • Harms J, Melcher R. Posterior C1-C2 fusion with polyaxial screw and rod fixation. Spine. 2001;26(22):2467-2471. doi:10.1097/00007632-200111150-00014. PMID:11707712.
  • Kurtz A. Chronic Osteomyelitis: Operation with Large Drill and High-Speed Motor. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1930;12(1):182-183. http://jbjs.org/content/12/1/182

Note.
doi - Digital Object Identifier in the CrossRef http://crossref.org/
PMID – ID PubMed http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

Examples

Book
• Tigliyev GS, Olyushin VE, Kondratyev AN. Vnutricherepnyye meningiomy [Intracranial meningiomas]. St. Petersburg: Iz-vo RNKHI im prof AL Polenova; 2001. Russian.
• Kim D, Sengupta D, Cammisa F, Yoon D, Fessler R. Dynamic Reconstruction Of The Spine. 2nd ed. New York: Thieme; 2015.
• Bilyy V., editor. Viyskova Khirurhiya Z Khirurhiyeyu Nadzvychaynykh Sytuatsiy [Military surgery with surgery emergencies]. Ternopil: Ukrmedknyha; 2004. Ukrainian.
• Fedin AI, Rumyantseva SA, Kuznetsov OR, Yevseyev BN. Antioksidantnaya i energoprotektornaya terapiya ishemicheskogo insulta: Metod. rekomendatsii [Antioxidant and energy tread therapy of ischemic stroke: Guidelines]. Moscow; 2004. Russian.

Book Chapter
• Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, editors. The genetic basis of human cancer. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002. p. 93-113.

Journal Article
• Zemskova OV, Chuvashova OYu. [Modern approaches to vestibular schwannomas treatment in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 using stereotactic radiosurgery]. Ukrainian Neurosurgical Journal. 2014;(3):66-71. Ukrainian. http://theunj.org/article/view/47497
• Dmytrenko VV, Boyko OI, Shostak KO, Beletskii AV, Malysheva TA, Shamaiev MI, Kliuchka VM, Rozumenko VD, Zozulia IuP, Kavsan VM. [Expression of myelin basic protein and glial fibrillary acidic protein genes in human glial tumors]. Cytology and Genetics. 2009;43(1):28-35. Ukrainian. doi:10.3103/s0095452709010046. PMID:19663312.
• Sheehan JP, Niranjan A, Sheehan JM, Jane Jr JA, Laws ER, Kondziolka D, Flickinger J, Landolt AM, Loeffler JS, Lunsford LD. Stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas: an intermediate review of its safety, efficacy, and role in the neurosurgical treatment armamentarium. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2005;102(4):678-691. doi:10.3171/jns.2005.102.4.0678. PMID:15871511

Conference Proceeding
• Gulyayev DA, Chebotarev SYa, Olyushin VE. Khirurgicheskoye lecheniye opukholey skata cherepa [Surgical treatment of clival tumors]. In: Abstracts Book of the IV Congress of Neurosurgeons of Ukraine; 2008 May 27–30; Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. Dnipropetrovsk, 2008. p.103. Russian.

Patent
• Enhlezi AP, Khokhlov OG, Verkhohlyadov YuP, Titov YuD, inventors; Romodanov Neurosurgery Institute, Kiev, Ukraine, assignee. Method for modelling open penetrating graduated craniocerebral injury in experimental animals. Ukraine Patent 57314A. 2003 June 16.

Dissertation
• Sapon MA. Dyferentsiyovane likuvannya khvorykh z nevhamovnymy bolovymy syndromamy vnaslidok orhanichnoho urazhennya peryferychnoyi nervovoyi systemy [Differentiated treatment of irremovable pain due to organic lesions of the peripheral nervous system] [dissertation]. Kiev (Ukraine): Romodanov Neurosurgery Institute; 2007. Ukrainian.

Electronic Material
Radiosurgery Practice Guideline Initiative: Stereotactic Radiosurgery For Patients With Pituitary Adenomas [Internet]. The IRSA (International RadioSurgery Association); 2004. [cited 2014 April 17]. Available at: http://www.irsa.org/Pituitary%20Guideline.pdf.
Kontseptsiya pobudovy novoyi natsionalnoyi systemy okhorony zdorovya Ukrayiny [The concept of a new national health systems Ukraine] [Internet]. Kyiv: Ministry of Health of Ukraine; 2014. [cited 2014 June 20]. Available at: http://www.moz.gov.ua/docfiles/dod_Pro_20140618_0.pdf. Ukrainian.

4. Authors are responsible for the accuracy of the information, citations and references. However, the editorial board reserves the right to edit the article or refuse to publish it if the submitted paper doesn’t correspond the above mentioned requirements.

5. Materials are accepted by e-mail unj.office@gmail.com or on-line. Materials sent to the editorial board by ordinary mail will not be considered and returned.

 

Updated March 26, 2016

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. This submission was not previously published and do not were sent to editors of other journals.
  2. Submission of the manuscript for publication agreed with the head of the institution (department, faculty), based on which conducted the study.
  3. The survey results are not falsified.
  4. The manuscript does not contain plagiarism.
  5. The manuscript conforms Ukrainian Neurosurgical Journal (see Author Guidelines).
  6. Manuscript submitted a file in Microsoft Word.
  7. All figures (in graphical format) is also archived (rar, zip), and a cover attached file.
 

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