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
and other selected journals during 2001 will also be discussed.