CJCR: Call for Video-atlas of Surgical Oncology

Published: 2012-07-31

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Here,CJCR call for papers of “Video-atlas of Surgical Oncology” for the new section“Masters of Surgical Oncology”.

"Mastersof Surgical Oncology" is a featured section that publishes narrated videosprovided by renowned surgeons. This section is designed to be presented as adetailed "how to" multimedia manual for operative procedures. Thesubmitted videos of each article must have a maximal limit of one hour in durationand it must be accompanied by descriptive text. The text should include threesubheadings – Introduction, Operative Techniques and Comments. The main sectionon Operative Techniques should include detailed descriptions of the proceduresin a step-by-step format. Expert opinions regarding possible pitfalls and thecomparison of the described procedure with other methods are encouraged. Thecorresponding author must confirm in the Copyright Transfer Agreement, thathe/she has received a signed release form from each patient recorded on thesubmitted video. Ideally, patients should not be identifiable in these videos.If required, additional video editing by the authors, including the insertionof a voice-over may also be requested.

Videoscan be submitted with a manuscript online, you can submit your files directlyto the CJCR editorial office in one simple step. For fast uploads please attachyour file(s) as compressed .zip or .sit files. Once upload has been initiated,do not close the window until you have received on screen confirmation thatyour upload has been successful. Please note that the maximum size of each filehas a limit of 2GB. If your file(s) for submission are greater than this limit,please divide the file into multiple segments, with the file names labelled inthe correct order.

CJCRwill accept digital files in mp4, flash video (.flv), MPEG (MPEG video file),DVD video format, mov, avi, and wmv formats or videos on CD/DVD. We recommendusing H.264/mp4 for the video codec and AAC for the audio codec. Contributorsare asked to be succinct, and the Editor-in-Chief reserves the right to requireshorter video duration. Legends for the video segments should be placed at theend of the article. The video should be of high quality (resolutions: 480p: 854x480;360p: 640x360; 240p: 426x240). The video should demonstrate the descriptions inthe text of the manuscript.