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JNIS podcasts: the early part of our journey
  1. Joshua A Hirsch1,
  2. Kyle Fargen2,
  3. Andrew F Ducruet3,
  4. Robert W Tarr4
  1. 1NeuroEndovascular Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  2. 2Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
  3. 3Department of Neurosurgery, UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  4. 4Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Ohio, Ohio, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Joshua A Hirsch, NeuroEndovascular Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA; hirsch{at}


Podcasts are an area of innovation in the neurointerventional space that has the potential to convey information in ways that traditional journal articles in peer-reviewed journals do not. BMJ maintains an archive of all of its podcasts on the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery (JNIS) website. We sought to analyze this early JNIS podcast experience and assess the impact of content elements and an increased presence in social media.

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  • Contributors JAH and RWT wrote the preliminary draft. All authors contributed to the final manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.