Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice

The Journal of Spine Surgery (JSS, J Spine Surg)   is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. All authors submitting their papers to JSS for publication as original articles attest that the submitted works represent their contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works. The authors acknowledge that they have disclosed all and any actual or potential conflicts of interest with their work or partial benefits associated with it. In the same manner, JSS is committed to objective and fair peer-review of the submitted for publication works and to prevent any actual or potential conflict of interests between the editorial and review personnel and the reviewed material. Any departures from the above-defined rules should be reported directly to the Editor-in-Chief, who is unequivocally committed to providing swift resolutions to any of such a type of problems.