ESJ TUTORIALS: Tips for Authors and Reviewers

ESJ decided to offer practical suggestions for achieving success when writing, submitting and reviewing manuscripts through a tutorial composed of 12 videos. Read More
ESJ and Global Spine Journal Session in Global Spine Congress (GSC)

AO Spine's annual meeting, the Global Spine Congress (GSC) is the leading world class spine congress gathering thousands of spine surgeons worldwide. 

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Meet the Expert 2021

European Spine Journal organises its third Spine Sciences “Meet the Experts™” Forum focusing on Revision Surgery. We invite you on October, 29th-30th 2021 in Madrid, Spain. Read More
XXVIIth Brussels International Spine Symposium

We are pleased to announce the 27th edition of the Brussels International Spine Symposium that will take place on 19 & 20 November 2021 at the BluePoint Brussels. 

The topic of the symposium will be The Failed Spine in term of controversies in diagnosis, management and costs. 


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Persistent Spinal Pain Syndrome: a proposal for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome and ICD-11

A request from an international group of experts in the clinical and scientific aspects of chronic pain of spinal origin has been received by ESJ Editor-in-chef. The aim of the proposal is to discontinue the use of the term "failed back surgery syndrome” (FBSS). This request was made after a three-year process, including a structured Delphi selection procedure, concluding that the term "persistent spinal pain syndrome” (PSPS) would be an appropriate and viable replacement.

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We are pleased to announce the Top 10 Downloaded Articles from ESJ in 2019.

Read and download the articles by clicking the links.


1- Clinical practice guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care: an updated overview 

Crystian B. Oliveira, Chris G. Maher, Rafael Z. Pinto, Adrian C. Traeger, Chung-Wei Christine Lin, Jean-François Chenot, Maurits van Tulder, Bart W. Koes


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The ISSLS Prize for Lumbar Spine Research

The ISSLS Prize program, sponsored by European Spine Journal, comprises three awards of $US20,000 each. Prizes will be awarded competitively on the basis of scientific merit in one or more of the following areas: basic science, bioengineering science and clinical science. The manuscript should be submitted no later than October 15, 2019. Read More

European Spine Journal organises its third Spine Sciences “Meet the Experts™” Forum focusing on revision surgery. We invite you on March, 13rd-14th 2020 in Madrid, Spain. Read More
“UP TO DATE IN SCOLIOSIS: new tendencies”

SAVE THE DATE: “UP TO DATE IN SCOLIOSIS” will be held on October, 19th-20th 2018 in Santiago, Chile. Read More
XXVIth Brussels International Spine Symposium

The 26th edition of the Brussels International Spine Symposium will take place on November, 22nd-23rd 2019 at the BluePoint Brussels. The topic will be Lumbar Spine Stenosis. Read More