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I. Regional Spinal Anatomy Chapter 1: Clinically Relevant Anatomy of the Cervical Region Chapter 2: Clinically Relevant Anatomy of the Thoracic Region Chapter 3: Clinically Relevant Anatomy of the Lumbar and Sacral Region II Clinical Evaluation of the Spine Patient Chapter 4: Evaluation of Cervical Spine Disorders Chapter 5: Evaluation of Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Disorders Chapter 6: Evaluation of the Spine Trauma Patient Chapter 7: Evaluation of Spinal Deformities Chapter 8: Disability Evaluation III Spinal Imaging Chapter 9: Strategies for Imaging in Spinal Disorders Chapter 10: Radiographic Assessment of the Spine Chapter 11: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Spine Chapter 12: Computed Tomography and CT-Myelography Chapter 13: Nuclear Imaging and Spinal Disorders IV Assesssment and Non-surgical Management of Spinal Disorders Chapter 14: Rehabilitation Medicine Approaches to Spinal Disorders Chapter 15: Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Spinal Pain Chapter 16: Diagnostic and Theraputic Spinal Injections Chapter 17: Electrodiagnosis in Spinal Disorders Chapter 18: Spinal Orthoses Chapter 19: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatment for Back Pain V Surgical Management of the Spine: General Considerations Chapter 20: Indications for Surgical Intervention in Spinal Disorders Chapter 21: When Not to Operate for Spinal Disorders Chapter 22: Preoperative Assessment and Planning for Patients Undergoing Spine Surgery Chapter 23: Procedures for Decompression of the Spinal Cord and Nerve Roots Chapter 24: Spinal Arthrodesis and Bone-Grafting Techniques Chapter 25: Surgical Approaches to the Cervical Spine Chapter 26: Approaches to the Anterior Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Chapter 27: Posterior Surgical Approaches to the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Chapter 28: Cervical Spinal Instrumentation Chapter 29: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Instrumentation Chapter 30: Instrumentation and Fusion of the Spine to the Sacrum and Pelvis Chapter 31: Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring during Spinal Procedures Chapter 32: Anesthesia and Related Intraoperative Considerations in Spine Surgery Chapter 33: Postoperative Management and Complications after Spine Surgery Chapter 34: Revision Spine Surgery Chapter 35: Spinal Cord Stimulation and Implantable Drug Delivery Systems VI Pediatric Spinal Deformities and Related Disorders Chapter 36: Pediatric Back Pain Chapter 37: Pediatric Cervical Disorders Chapter 38: Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis in Pediatric Patients Chapter 39: Idiopathic Scoliosis Chapter 40: Sagittal Plane Deformities in Pediatric Patients Chapter 41: Neuromuscular Spinal Deformities Chapter 42: Congenital Spinal Deformities Chapter 43: Special Surgical Techniques for the Growing Spine Chapter 44: Pediatric Spine Trauma VII Degenerative Disorders of the Adult Spine Chapter 45: Pathophysiology of Degenerative Disorders of the Spine Chapter 46: Cervical Degenerative Disorders Chapter 47: Thoracic Disc Herniation and Stenosis Chapter 48: Low Back Pain: Assessment and Initial Management Chapter 49: Lumbar Disc Herniation Chapter 50: Discogenic Low Back Pain Chapter 51: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis VIII Adult Spinal Deformities and Related Problems Chapter 52: Adult Idiopathic and Degenerative Scoliosis Chapter 53: Sagittal Plane Deformities in Adults Chapter 54: Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis in Adults IX Spinal Trauma Chapter 55: Upper Cervical Spine Trauma Chapter 56: Lower Cervical Spine Injuries Chapter 57: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Fractures Chapter 58; Sacral Fractures Chapter 59: Spinal Cord Injury Chapter 60: Cervical Spine Injuries in Athletes Chapter 61: Lumbar Spine Injuries in Athletes X Systemic Problems Affecting the Spinal Column Chapter 62: Disorders of the Spinal Cord and Related Structures Chapter 63: Primary Spine Tumors Chapter 64: Metastatic Spine Tumors Chapter 65: Metabolic Bone Diseases and the Spine Chapter 66: Treatment Options for Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures Chapter 67: Spinal Infections Chapter 68: Rheumatoid Arthritis Chapter 69: Ankylosing Spondylitis XI Emerging Spinal Technologies Chapter 70: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Chapter 71: Artificial Disc Replacement Chapter 72: Bone Grafts, Bone Graft Substitutes, and Biologics