Spine Anatomy

  • John M. Mathis
  • Ali Shaibani
  • Ajay K. Wakhloo


The spine and its anatomical components are complex. Authors have approached it from a variety of perspectives including surgical, anatomical, and diagnostic (imaging). The interest of the authors in spinal anatomy concerns the minimally invasive treatment of pathological processes affecting the spine. This chapter describes spine anatomy that is of interest to the image-guided interventionist.


Vertebral Body Nerve Root Epidural Space Spinal Nerve Percutaneous Vertebroplasty 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John M. Mathis
    • 1
  • Ali Shaibani
    • 2
  • Ajay K. Wakhloo
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Advanced ImagingRoanokeUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiology and NeurosurgeryNorthwestern University, Feinberg School of MedicineChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Division of Neurointerventional Radiology, Department of RadiologyUniversity of MassachusettsWorcesterUSA

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