, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 163-170
Date: 20 Jan 2011

The Michel Benoist and Robert Mulholland yearly European Spine Journal Review: a survey of the “surgical and research” articles in the European Spine Journal, 2010

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Introduction

The philosophy of EuroSpine, the Spine Society of Europe and the Journal, is the furtherance both of knowledge, and education concerning disorders of the spine, for those in training, for trainers, and all practicing surgeons. Developments in the Journal throughout the year are evidence of this.

The first editorial of the year by Aebi [2] drew attention to the plans throughout the year for an education plan for spine specialists in Europe, which is to be continued annually. Such a development may create a degree of uniformity of practice in Europe that may facilitate the development of a recognized separate Spinal Speciality in Europe.

The Ganga operative spine Course [4] was an excellent example of this educational program, as it detailed operative techniques for 12 operative procedures, recently developed, and increasingly used, which would not be in any textbook as yet. Such is the pace of development of spinal surgery.

Supplements are of particular educational value, as th