By Ziya L. Gokaslan, Stefano Boriani, Charles G Fisher, Luiz Roberto Gomes Vialle

This moment quantity within the AOSpine Masters sequence balances severe appraisal of present proof in backbone oncology with the critiques of skilled backbone surgeons to create a distinct medical reference for backbone oncology surgeons. The booklet offers specialist information to aid clinicians make the suitable remedy judgements and supply the easiest take care of their sufferers. The chapters were written and researched by means of key leaders in backbone oncology and variety from common overview, staging, and selection making ideas to histology-specific oncologic sufferer management.

Key Features:

  • Editors are internationally-recognized specialists at the therapy of basic backbone tumors
  • Synthesizes the easiest on hand proof and consensus specialist suggestion on fundamental backbone tumors, resulting in optimum scientific options
  • Each bankruptcy comprises medical pearls, tips about worry avoidance, and best five must-read references

The AOSpine Masters sequence, a co-publication of Thieme and the AOSpine starting place, addresses present medical concerns wherein overseas masters of backbone percentage their services and proposals on a selected subject. The objective of the sequence is to give a contribution to an evolving, dynamic version of an evidence-based drugs method of backbone care.

All neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neuro-oncologists, and orthopedic oncologists focusing on backbone, in addition to citizens and fellows in those components, will locate this ebook to be a superb source that they're going to usually discuss with of their therapy of sufferers with basic tumors of the spine.

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Enneking WF, Spanier SS, Goodman MA. A system for the surgical staging of musculoskeletal sarcoma. Enneking WF. A system of staging musculoskeletal neoplasms. Mukherjee D, Chaichana KL, Parker SL, Gokaslan ZL, McGirt MJ. Association of surgical resection and survival in patients with malignant primary osseous spinal neoplasms from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database. Gwak HS, Yoo HJ, Youn SM, et al. Hypofractionated stereotactic radiation therapy for skull base and upper cervical chordoma and chondrosarcoma: preliminary results.

Tumor blush with the origin of tumor-feeding vessels and any associated radiculomedullary arteries are evaluated. It is critical to identify anterior and posterior spinal arteries and their contributors to avoid unintentional embolization of these important arteries that can cause spinal cord stroke. A cone-beam volume study that can now be obtained with C-arm digital angiography system can provide more detailed anatomic information about the tumor-feeding arteries and potential contributors to the spinal arteries.

Spine 2008;33:1533–1541 PubMed 19. Kawahara N, Tomita K, Kobayashi T, Abdel-Wanis ME, Murakami H, Akamaru T. Influence of acute shortening on the spinal cord: an experimental study. Spine 2005;30:613–620 PubMed 2 Safety and Efficacy of Surgery for Primary Tumors of the Spine Daryl R. Fourney, Charles G. , chordoma, low-grade chondrosarcoma, giant cell tumor) make them difficult to study, especially with regard to the results of surgery and other treatments. 1 It is difficult to compare older studies because of loose interpretation of the terminology and a lack of standardization in staging and management.

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