International Journal of Surgery Case Reports

International Journal of Surgery Case Reports is the companion journal to International Journal of Surgery

International Journal of Surgery Case Reports is an open access, broad scope journal covering all surgical specialities. It is dedicated to publishing case reports and case series. Articles must be authentic, ethical, educational and clinically interesting to an international audience of surgeons, trainees and researchers in all surgical subspecialties, as well as clinicians in related fields. All case reports and case series submitted need to comply with the relevant reporting criteria. The journal is published monthly and focuses on rapid submission to decision times.
All articles are peer reviewed and if accepted for publication, authors are notified of this decision and requested to pay an Article Processing Fee. Following payment of this fee, the article is made universally available to all on and The final authoritative version of each case report is also sent to PubMed Central.

The journal covers the following areas of surgery:

  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • General surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Trauma and orthopaedic surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery

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IJSCR is indexed in:

  • AcademicPub
  • The British Library
  • Cancerlit
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Google Scholar
  • ProQuest
  • PubMed Central
  • PubMed
  • Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • SciVal
  • ScienceDirect
  • ClinicalKey


The information and opinions presented in the Journal reflect the views of the authors and not of the Journal or its Editorial Board or the Publisher. Publication does not constitute endorsement by the journal. Neither IJS Case Reports nor its publishers nor anyone else involved in creating, producing or delivering IJS Case Reports or the materials contained therein, assumes any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information provided in IJS Case Reports, nor shall they be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use of IJS Case Reports. IJS Case Reports, nor its publishers, nor any other party involved in the preparation of material contained in IJS Case Reports represents or warrants that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete, and they are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such material. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources.

Editor-in-Chief David Rosin

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  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISSN: 2210-2612