Spinal Cord and Spinal Column Tumors: Principles and Practice, 1e (Original Publisher PDF)

Spinal Cord and Spinal Column Tumors: Principles and Practice, 1e

by Curtis A. Dickman, Michael G. Fehlings, Ziya L. Gokaslan

Product Details:

  • Hardcover: 712 pages
  • Publisher: Thieme; 1 edition (March 22, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1588902226
  • ISBN-13: 978-1588902221
  • Amazon Price: $139.99
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  • Format: Original Publisher PDF
  • File Size: 44.9 MB
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This text covers the state-of-the-art techniques for diagnosing and
managing tumors of the spine and spinal cord. From the fundamentals of spinal
cord anatomy and the pathology of spinal tumors, to the evaluation, diagnosis,
and treatment techniques for specific spinal tumors, this is the only
comprehensive text devoted to managing tumors both surgically and
non-surgically. You’ll find the latest information on surgical approaches for
resection, reconstruction, decompression, and internal stabilization for tumors
of the spine, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. The book also covers such
treatments as systemic and intrathecal chemotherapy, embolization techniques,
external beam radiation therapy, brachytherapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery.
Special features:
More than 700 high quality illustrations, including 369 in
brilliant four color, illuminate concepts in pathology and surgical technique

Full review of the basic science of tumors of the
spinal cord and nerves aids the comprehension of pathology and indications for

Step-by-step instruction guides the clinician through
operative approaches, including decompression of tumors, en bloc resection of
primary spinal tumors, reconstruction of the spine, spinal fixation and more

Discussion of the current algorithm techniques to manage
metastatic spinal disease This book will benefit established neurosurgeons,
orthopedic surgeons, and residents requiring a complete text on current techniques in managing tumors of the spine and spinal column.

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