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To date, 86 original papers have been published based on Spine Tango data

General information

As a valued participant in the Spine Tango Registry, you have the privilege of accessing the pooled data of all international Spine Tango participants for research purposes. To gain access, you must follow a process that ensures the integrity and appropriateness of data use. 

Submit your study protocol:  A study protocol template is available below
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We are committed to ensuring the responsible and ethical use of Spine Tango data for research and appreciate your cooperation in following the procedures outlined. By adhering to the highest standards of scientific practice, we collectively contribute to the advancement of spine care and the dissemination of valuable knowledge within the medical community. 

Take action now and start your research journey with Spine Tango data! If you have any questions or require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to supporting your research efforts with Spine Tango data. Together, let's make a meaningful impact on improving spinal health worldwide! 

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Information on philosophy, genesis, and methodology of the Spine Tango documentation system and patient based assessment can be found under: 

  • Röder C, EL-Kerdi A, Grob D, Aebi M. A European Spine Register. Eur Spine J. 2002;11(4):303-307. 

  • Aebi M, Grob D. SSE Spine Tango: a European Spine Registry promoted by the Spine Society of Europe (SSE). Eur Spine J. 2004;13(8):661-662. 

  • Mannion AF, Elfering A, Staerkle R, Junge A, Grob D, Semmer NK, Jacobshagen N, Dvorak J, Boos N. Outcome assessment in low back pain: how low can you go? Eur Spine J. 2005;14(10):1014-1026. 

  • Röder C, Chavanne A, Mannion AF, Grob D, Aebi M. SSE Spine Tango - content, workflow, set-up. - Spine Tango. Eur Spine J. 2005;14(10):920-924. 

  • Röder C, Müller U, Aebi M. The rationale for a spine registry. Eur Spine J. 2006;15(Supp 1):S52-S56 

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