Journal of
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


About the Journal

Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Publisher: Japan Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
ONLINE ISSN: 2436-259X
Journal Abbreviation: J Plast Recontr Surg
Frequency: Quarterly (January, April, July and October)

Aims and Scope

Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (JPRS) is the official peer-reviewed and open-access journal of the Japan Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The Journal's aim is to advance knowledge of plastic and reconstructive surgery-related studies, and to promote the standards in research and conduct of physicians, surgeons, researchers and all other professionals engaged in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery worldwide. JPRS publishes original research, review articles, case reports, technical notes, brief reports, and letters to the editor. The Journal is published 4 times each year (January, April, July and October).

JPRS requires that all manuscripts be prepared in accordance with the "Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals." by the International Committee of Medical Journals Editors (ICMJE).

Revenue Sources

JPRS receives revenue from the following sources to cover the costs of journal production, web hosting, CMS, database, online repository, peer review, editing and online publication.

Advertisement Policy

JPRS accepts advertising and sponsorship for its website according to the following principles:

  • All advertisements must clearly and prominently identify the advertiser by trademark or signature.
  • Advertising must be factually accurate, and must not be misleading.
  • Advertising is separate from editorial content. All advertising must be clearly identifiable as advertising and must not be confused with editorial content in format or appearance.
  • Advertisement must not include content or expressions that may disturb the social order.
  • Advertisement must not include the risk of defamation, infringement on privacy, damage to credit or obstruction.
  • The advertisement must not use names, photographs, comments, trademarks, copyrighted works, etc. without permission from the subject.
  • All advertisements are subject to approval of the JPRS, which reserves the right to reject or cancel any ad that does not meet the advertising policy of the Society.

Archiving Policy

All manuscripts published in the Journal are archived in PORTICO.

Editorial Office

Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Editorial Office
c/o Kyorinsha Co., Ltd.
3-46-10, Nishigahara, Kita-ku, Tokyo, 114-0024, Japan
Tel: +81 3-3910-4311
Fax: +81 3-3949-0230
*The Editorial Office of JPRS is located within Kyorinsha Co., Ltd. Kyorinsha is a corporation that provides journal printing and editorial support and management services.