This comprehensive text covers the surgical treatment of the spine from ‘head-to-toe’. The text serves as a state-of-the-art one stop shop for the reader. It is appropriate for students, trainees or seasoned veterans. The book begins in the cervical region, ends at the sacrum, while the last chapter focuses on the future of spine care and surgery. Each section begins with a discussion of pathology and pathophysiology. This is followed by diagnostic work-up and then surgical management. Specialty chapters focus on disease specific issues such as scoliosis, deformity and oncology. Each chapter is written by a true expert in the field. They are able to bring in up-to-date evidence and combine this with years of experience. Each section will provide a complete discussion of management of simple to the most complex pathologies.