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Cervical Spine Research Society - Europe

The Cervical Spine Research Society - European Section is an organization of individuals interested in clinical and research problems of the cervical spine. Its purpose is the exchange and development of ideas and philosophy regarding the diagnosis and treatment of cervical spine injury and disease. 

News and Meetings

35th Annual meeting CSRS-Europe

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XXIVth ‘Hands On’ Cadaver Dissection & Instructional Course   

Barcelona, Spain, March 21st & 22nd 2019, Fee 850€ 

To register for participation in this excellent high quality cervical dissection course please complete and return the

>>> Application Form using this link. <<< (Applications are taken on a strictly first come (and fully paid) basis. 

EUROSPINE Spring Specialty Meeting   

Taking place from 02 - 03 May 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany is a series which is always dedicated to a single topic in depth in an intimate setting that allows for maximum concentration and excellent learning effects. This year will deal with "Highly Complex Spine Surgery" and assemble an international panel of leading experts in the field.

Attention: Early Registration Deadline 5 December 2019

Please visit our conference websites for more details:


This meeting will take place from 16 – 18 October 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. The annual meeting attracts several thousand participants from more than 80 countries who want to learn about improving spine care for patients through the latest advances in research and clinical findings, and who enjoy networking with the best and the brightest in spine research and care.

Please visit our conference websites for more details:

José Casamitjana Instructional Course Bursary

José Manuel Casamitjana Ferrandiz was a highly respected Cervical Spine Surgeon and past Head of Department at Vall d'Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain. He was President of the CSRS-Europe from 2009 – 2011 and responsible for the setting up of the Bi-annual CSRS-Europe Cadaver Courses in Barcelona. He sadly passed away on the 5th May 2017 and this Bursary is in recognition and serves to celebrate the memory of his invaluable contribution to our society over a great many years.

The Bursary is an assisted place offered twice a year to allow a qualifying surgeon to attend the Bi-annual CSRS-Europe Cadaveric Instructional Course. ‘Qualifying individual’ means an individual who would wish to attend the course but who is unable to do so because of a lack of available financial resource from local Institutional, national or other funding sources to attend.

The bursary allows one eligible person to attend each CSRS-Europe Cadaveric Instructional course without having to pay the attendance fee; the society will also book and pay for two nights hotel costs for the duration of the course. He or she will be eligible for consideration of reimbursement of their travel costs to and from the meeting up to but not exceeding a maximum amount of 300 euros upon supply of valid receipts with the proviso that they must travel by economy class or similar.

‘Eligible person’ means an individual who is either a surgical trainee in their last two years of surgical training or an accredited spinal specialist or consultant in their first two years of appointment. They must be in training or salaried post in an Institution within Europe.

Eligible individuals should apply by e-mail directly to Alan Leonard, the administrative secretary of the CSRS-Europe. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In your application you must state the reasons why you cannot obtain study funding to attend the course from other sources. The application must include a copy of your CV together with a letter of support and evidence of your interest in spinal surgery from the Head of Department of an appropriate department at your Institution. 

Other Spine Society Scheduled Meetings: 

European Spine Journal - Special Issue on Cervical Disc Replacements   

The ESJ are interested in articles related to cervical biomechanics, tribology, clinical outcomes of prospective trials for various indications, registry data analyses, health economics aspects of cTDRs, network analysis etc. Selected abstracts will be invited for submitting full articles, which will be subjected to a rapid peer review.

If you are interested to participate please follow the link for further details: >>> Link to the PDF article <<<


CSRS-E Members Update

To all CSRS-E Members:

We are currently updating our CSRS-E Membership details an kindly ask for your help. Would you please click the link below, download and complete the form and return this to either the following email links:

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