Time to first decision with review:
24 days*
Acceptance to publication:
18 days*
Impact Factor (JCR):
Total content views:

Aims and scope

The Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery (JNIS) is a leading peer review journal for scientific research and literature pertaining to the field of neurointerventional surgery. The journal launch addressed growing professional interest in neurointerventional techniques for the treatment of a range of neurological and vascular problems including stroke, aneurysms, brain tumors, and spinal disorders. For information about the Editor-in-Chief and editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.

Plan S compliance

The Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery is a Plan S compliant Transformative Journal. Transformative Journals are one of the compliance routes offered by cOAlition S funders, such as Wellcome, WHO and UKRI. Find out more about Transformative Journals and  Plan S compliance on our Author Hub.

Journal information

BMJ publishes JNIS on behalf of SNIS. It is also the official journal of ESMINT, the Interventional Chapter of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Neuroradiology (ANZSNR), CING, HKSITN, the INR Chapter of NRST and STNI
Publication Model
Subscription; with hybrid open access option
Launch date
Digital Archives
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Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Index Extended, Current Contents: Clinical Medicine, MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central (BMJ Open Access Special Collection), Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Medica), CINAHL, Google Scholar
Peer Review Model
Double anonymised; both the reviewer and the author are anonymous to each other
Print ISSN
Online ISSN

Journal Statistics 2023

Acceptance rate: 24%
Speed Time to first decision with peer review: 24 days (median) Time from acceptance to publication: 18 days (median)
Impact Impact Factor category: Neuroimaging Impact Factor (JCR): 4.9 Impact Factor rank: 4/14 5 year Impact Factor: 4.7 Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 1.97 Eigenfactor: 0.01778 Citescore: 10.7 Citescore rank: 30/373 Scimago Journal Rank (SJR): 2.01
Reach Total content views: 366,147 Total Altmetric mentions: 4,418
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