Specialty Update   |    
What's New in Spine Surgery
Jack E. Zigler, MD; Scott Boden, MD; Paul A. Anderson, MD; Keith Bridwell, MD; Alexander Vaccaro, MD
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Jack E. Zigler, MD
Texas Back Institute, 6300 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093

Scott Boden, MD
The Emery Spine Center, 2165 North Decatur Road, Decatur, GA 30033-5307

Paul A. Anderson, MD
Orthopaedics International, 1600 East Jefferson, Suite 400, Seattle, WA98122-5698

Keith Bridwell, MD
Barnes Hospital Plaza, Suie 11300, St. Louis, MO 63110

Alexander Vaccaro, MD
925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

The authors did not receive grants or outside funding in support of their research or preparation of this manuscript. They did not receive payments or other benefits or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity. Commercial entities (Medtronic, Sulzer, Osteotech, and Wright Medical) paid or directed, or agreed to pay or direct, benefits to a research fund, foundation, educational institution, or other charitable or nonprofit organization with which one of the authors (S.B.) is affiliated or associated.

Specialty Update has been developed in collaboration with the Council of Musculoskeletal Specialty Societies (COMSS) of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2002 Jul 01;84(7):1282-1288
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Sources for this annual review include the 2001 Annual Meetings of the American Spinal Injury Association, the Cervical Spine Research Society, the North American Spine Society, the Scoliosis Research Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) as well as the Federation of Spine Associations presentations during the AAOS Specialty Day. Major contributions published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery , Spine, and other selected journals during 2001 will also be discussed.
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