Basic structure of spinal cord consists of 26 bones arranged in disk like structure. That structure is known as vertebrae. The main function of vertebrae is to protect the spinal cord. Vertebrae are mainly responsible for providing the human body with function of standing properly and bend sideways or backwards. There are numerous conditions that can cause damage to the structure of the spine and can damage vertebrae as well as surrounding tissue. Those conditions include infection, injuries, tumors, ankylosing spondylitis, and scoliosis. Apart from these it might include changes in the bone which comes with old age like spinal stenosis, herniated disk.
The open access journals are peer reviewed scholarly journals of journals of Spine. The top open access journals are freely available on the public internet domain, allowing any end users to read, download, copy, distribute, prink, search or link to the full texts of the articles. These provide high quality, meticulously reviewed and rapid publication, to cater the insistent need of scientific community. These journals are indexed with all their citations noted. The top open access journals are indexed in SCOPUS, COPERNICUS, CAS, EBSCO and ISI.
Last date updated on July, 2014