Congress of Neurological Surgeons Selects Wolters Kluwer as Publisher

News — August 3, 2021 — Wolters Kluwer, Health announced a multi-year agreement restoring its collaboration with the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), the leading organization dedicated to advancing neurosurgery through education and innovation. From January 2022, Wolters Kluwer will publish three specialist medical journals from the CNS portfolio, including its flagship publication Neurosurgeryone of the most cited neurosurgical journals in the world.

Expand readership globally

“As we chronicle the advancement of neurosurgical discoveries, working with Wolters Kluwer provides an exciting opportunity for our publications to have an even deeper impact in the field,” said Dr. Brian L. Hoh, President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. “Wolters Kluwer brings global leadership, advanced digital solutions, and expertise in medical society publishing to our journal portfolio that will help us more effectively deliver practice-changing knowledge to neurosurgeons around the world.”

“I look forward to working with Wolters Kluwer again. They have a long history with CNS and NEUROSURGERY® publications. We anticipate a seamless transition and a productive, fruitful relationship as we face new opportunities in biomedical publishing,” said Dr. Nelson M. Oyesiku, Editor-in-Chief of NEUROSURGERY Publications.

In keeping with CNS’s mission to be the go-to organization for neurosurgeons, trainees, and industry innovators in neurosurgical disease, Wolters Kluwer will focus on growing CNS journal readership globally. worldwide through access and distribution on Ovid®, the world’s most trusted medical research platform, among other channels, and on raising the expert status of journals in the field.

Provide innovative content in neurosurgery

“It is an honor to be selected by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons to once again serve as their journal editor and to contribute to their efforts to advance the global practice of neurosurgery,” said Greg Samios, President and Chief Director, Health Learning, Research & Practice at Wolters Kluwer. “Through our reinvigorated collaboration, we aim to maintain CNS’s position as an indispensable partner for professionals in the field and to expand access to innovative neurosurgical research and scientific discoveries.”

Beginning in 2022, Wolters Kluwer will release three titles from the CNS Neurosurgery Portfolio:

  • NeurosurgeryPublishes the best research in clinical and experimental neurosurgery covering the latest developments in science, technology and medicine, and is considered the most comprehensive source of information in neurosurgery.
  • Operative neurosurgery – Provides hands-on guidance through state-of-the-art surgical practice materials, including operative procedures, anatomy, instrumentation, devices, and technology.
  • Neurosurgery Open – An online-only, fully open-access journal that provides an outlet for the publication of scientific articles dealing with clinical neurosurgery and experimental neurosurgery, such as case series, case reports and other information of interest to neurosurgeons.

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