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Mandatory components of a manuscript:
Words count. Manuscripts may be no longer than 6,000 words including all elements for Original Articles (Laboratory Investigation and Clinical Article), 3,000 words for Case Reports including references. Please indicate the total word number at the title page. YSE             NO
Manuscript layouts. Manuscript should be prepared in following orders;
1. Original Article: title page, inner title page, abstract, introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, conclusion, references, table, and figure legends.
2. Case Report: title page, inner title page, abstract, introduction, case report, discussion, conclusion, references, table, and figure legends.
3. Review Article: title page, inner title page, abstract, introduction, subdivisions, conclusion, references, table, and figure legends.
YSE             NO
Language. Text should be written in fluent, plain, readable American or English-style English. Acceptable  Inadequate
Title page:
Components. The title page must contain all of the followings; clear title, name and affiliation of all authors, information of the corresponding author (address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address), and running head. Complete   Incomplete
Authorship limitation. A maximum of four authors may be included on Case Reports and Technical Notes. Original Article should have no more than six authors. YSE             NO
Inner title page:
Only title of the manuscript is listed. Any information on the authors and corresponding author is not shown on the inner title page. YSE             NO
Words count. Abstract should have no longer than 400 words for Original Articles and 250 words for Case Reports. Please indicate the word number after Key words. YSE             NO
Key words. Up to six keywords or phrases suitable for use in an index can be given. YSE             NO
Format. Text is written in 11 point fonts with double line spacing on A4 paper. YSE             NO
Headings. Do provide appropriate headings and subheadings with the following hierarchy: 14 point BOLD CASE , 13 point case, 11 point Italics YSE             NO
Figures and tables. Cite in numerical order as they are first mentioned in the text. YSE             NO
Style. References are described following the rules of the Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society. YSE             NO
Options. It is recommended that reference may contain at least one of the articles of JKNS. If it may not, please specify the reason in the cover letter. YSE             NO
Style. Table style should follow the conventional rules of the Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society. Tables should be self-explanatory, and the data they contain must not be duplicated in the text or figures. YSE             NO
Figures and Figure legends:
Figure resolution. Author must guarantee the quality of figures. It should be noted that the manuscript could be rejected if print-suitable high quality figures are not provided at the initial phase of submission. Acceptable  Inadequate
Figure legend. Figure legend should be self-explanatory. Abbreviations should not be used and the present tense must be used for the description. Appropriate description of dyeing method and magnification for histological figure should be provided. YSE             NO
Submission : on-line through homepage of Korean Neurosurgical Society.
All authors should sign on the copyright release and agreement form than fax to Korean Neurosurgical Society and corresponding author should indicate that he (she) takes full responsibility of authorship from all authors. YSE             NO

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