Clinical Anatomy of the Spine, Spinal Cord, and Ans 3rd Edition PDF Free Download
This text was originally written to fill a need for a cohesive, well-illustrated text covering spinal anatomy, including the neuroanatomy of the spinal cord and the autonomic nervous system. We are grateful for the enthusiastic support of the book from a wide range of practicing health care providers, anatomists, and students since the publication of the first edition in 1995. We also appreciate the suggestions received from individuals of these same groups. Many of the additions and changes made to this (third) edition are in response to suggestions received since the publication of the second. In addition to revisions of every chapter in the text, this edition also contains 46 new illustrations, x-rays, and MRI scans. In preparation for the revisions, more than 50 broadbased literature searches were performed on topics related to the text. In addition, hand searches of five anatomy and spine journals from 2004 to 2012 were completed. From the thousands of papers identified from these searches, approximately 800 were selected for closer scrutiny. Of these, the results of approximately 350 new research papers and reviews were included in this edition of the book. In response to the suggestions of second edition readers, figures exhibiting normal radiographic anatomy (x-ray) and normal magnetic resonance imaging anatomy of each spinal region have been included. Additional vertebral artery angiograms have also been included. Illustrations clarifying difficult to understand gross and neuroanatomic concepts or the results of new research have also been added throughout the text. Significant additions were made to several chapters and sections of chapters.