From January 1st, 2019, for regular submissions, if article is accepted, the article-processing fee will be 1390 USD. The editorial team makes every effort to provide authors a worthwhile publication experience for their manuscripts. The aim is to complete the review and publication processes in about 1-2 months after submission.
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Journal of Spine Surgery