SpineUniverse Case Study Library

SpineUniverse Case Submission Guidelines

SpineUniverse invites you to submit one or more spine cases for presentation on the site and in various other publications for spine specialists. The cases are an invaluable tool, helping spine specialists worldwide to improve patient care.

Please refer to the guidelines below as you prepare a case. If you have any questions, please email Susan Spinasanta, Managing Medical Editor, Content Development, SpineUniverse.com.

Audience

Cases are seen by thousands of spine specialists including surgeons, pain management specialists, physical therapists, and chiropractors.

Focus

SpineUniverse seeks a variety of spine cases including:

  • Typical cases spine specialists see daily
  • Complex and unusual cases; less often seen in community hospitals and practices
  • All levels of the spine
  • All ages
  • Successful outcomes, cases with complications, and "failed outcomes" (the submitting author's name can be withheld from cases with less than ideal outcomes)
  • Cases treated with or without surgery

Case Format

Each case must include:

  • Case history
  • Results of the physical exam, radiographs and/or CT scans, MRIs
  • Prior treatment (if applicable)
  • Diagnosis
  • Four or 5 suggested treatment options (even if the author only agrees with one option)
  • Treatment description
  • Outcome description; ideally, at least a few months after follow-up
  • Supporting radiographs; pre- and post-treatment

How to Submit Cases

Send by email to Susan Spinasanta, Managing Medical Editor, Content Development. In your email, please provide a brief summary of your case(s) and some basic information about yourself.  A member of the SpineUniverse Editorial team will contact you within 5 to 10 business days about next steps in the case submission process.

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Last updated: August 24, 2018

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