Key Features

  • This edition moves from an atlas-style presentation to that of a fully illustrated text.
  • Lengthy figure legends have been replaced with shorter, easier-to-digest figure legends.
  • 50 new color prints and line figures enhance coverage on new spine surgery techniques.
  • A description-rich presentation of surgical procedures, outcomes, and complications makes this edition a vital resource for every clinical practice.

Table of Contents

1. Functional Anatomy
2. Patient Examination
3. Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis
4. Diagnostic Aids
5. Instrumentation
6. Pre-operative Assessment
7. Cervical Disc Disease
8. Thoracolumbar Disc Disease
9. Atlantoaxial Subluxation
10. Lumbosacrial Disease
11. Caudal Cervical Spondylomyelopathy
12. Neoplasia
13. Trauma
14. Miscellaneous Conditions
15. Post-operative Care

Glossary of Acronyms


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About the authors

Nicholas Sharp

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology), American College of Veterinary Surgeons, European College of Veterinary Surgeons, Adjunct Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Canada West Veterinary Specialists & Critical Care Hospital, Vancouver, Canada (formerly Animal Critical Care Group of Vancouver)

Simon Wheeler

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Neurology, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Veterinary Neurology, Hertfordshire, UK