Cancer In The Spine

Author: Robert F. McLain
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1592599710
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Distinguished physicians and researchers from prestigious Cancer Centers around the world offer their expertise in current and innovative management of cancer in the spine. These authors bring together the latest thinking from diverse fields of medicine to provide, in one volume, a guide to coordinated management of all aspects of spinal tumors covering chemo- and radiation therapy, pain management, diagnostic radiology, as well as reconstructive surgery and palliative care. Highlights include management of vertebral metastases, innovations in radiotherapy, treatment of pathological fractures, curative strategies for primary malignancies, as well as a guide to pain management and end-of-life care.

Spinal Cord And Spinal Column Tumors

Author: Curtis A. Dickman
Editor: Thieme
ISBN: 160406501X
File Size: 51,47 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: 775 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 treatment 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.

Tumors Of The Spine E Book

Author: Daniel H. Kim
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437721648
File Size: 45,44 MB
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Achieve optimal outcomes for your patients with this new multimedia reference. Organized by tumor then by region, this resource details diagnostic and therapeutic options for primary and malignant spinal tumors. Over 25 key procedures--including minimally invasive surgery--are presented in a concise, stepwise fashion, putting the key information you need right at your fingertips! Over 600 illustrations round out this exhaustive new reference. Keep up to date on the latest advances in diagnosis and therapy with discussions of the latest surgical techniques, including minimally invasive spine surgery. Chapter templating helps you understand the entire procedure as well as key aspects, pearls and pitfalls, before heading into the OR. Have all the information you need to make a diagnosis and plan patient management with oversized, full color clinical photos and line drawings that illustrate key diagnoses and surgical procedures.

Tumors Of The Brain And Spine

Author: Franco DeMonte
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387292021
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Tumors of the Brain and Spine focuses primarily on approaches to the treatment of benign, primary low-grade to high-grade, and metastatic tumors in the brain and spine, as practiced by surgeons and clinicians at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. The book is written mainly for the primary care oncologist, general neurologist, and general neurosurgeon. Discussion of treatment coverage focuses on neurosurgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, singly and in combination. Also included are chapters on symptom management, molecular genetics and neuropathology of intracranial tumors, leptomeningeal dissemination of systemic cancer, epidemiology of brain tumors, and innovative treatment strategies.

Spine Surgery 2 Vol Set E Book

Author: Edward C. Benzel
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455723320
File Size: 35,83 MB
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Build a solid foundation of knowledge based on the fundamentals and employ step-by-step instruction from Spine Surgery. Edited by Edward C. Benzel, this best-selling medical reference explores the full spectrum of surgical techniques used in spine surgery and delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve successful outcomes. Online access, thorough updates, contributions by leading international authorities, an abundance of detailed illustrations, and procedural video clips provide everything you need to avoid and manage complex problems. Glean essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information in one comprehensive reference that explores the full spectrum of surgical techniques used in spine surgery. Hone your surgical skills and technique with intraoperative videos and more than 800 outstanding illustrations demonstrating each technique step by step. Grasp and apply the latest knowledge from more than 25 brand-new chapters, as well as extensive revisions or total rewrites to the majority of existing chapters to present all of the most up-to-date information available on every aspect of spine surgery including motion preservation technologies, endovascular management, back pain and psychosocial interactions, biomechanics, and more. Consult with the best. Renowned neurosurgery authority Edward C. Benzel leads an international team of accomplished neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons - many new to this edition - who provide dependable guidance and share innovative approaches to surgical techniques and complications management. Equip yourself to address increasing occurrences of pain among aging and physically active patients. Access the information you need, where you need it on your laptop or mobile device via expertconsult.com, with fully searchable text, a wealth of procedural videos, online updates from the experts, downloadable image gallery and links to PubMed.

The Adult And Pediatric Spine

Author: John W. Frymoyer
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781735490
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This edition covers both the adult and pediatric spine, provides more complete and detailed information on surgical techniques, and includes eminent neurosurgeons as section editors and contributors. (Midwest).

Surgical Anatomy And Techniques To The Spine E Book

Author: Daniel H. Kim
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455723266
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Featuring an expanded focus on in-demand endoscopic and minimally invasive spine procedures, Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine, 2nd Edition pairs new anatomic photographs and radiographic images with expertly rendered color illustrations and clear, step-by-step descriptions to help you effectively perform all of the latest and most effective spine surgery techniques. A multidisciplinary approach makes this medical reference book relevant and informative to all surgeons regardless of their specialty or level of surgical experience with the spine. Proceed with confidence. An atlas-style format featuring clear, concise, step-by-step descriptions of the anatomy and procedures along with clinical hints and pearls, tables, and management algorithms provideing swift answers and trusted guidance. Sharpen your surgical acumen with a deeper understanding of the anatomy of the surgical target and related anatomy. Comprehensive information on cervical, cervical/thoracic, thoracic/lumbar, lumbar spine, lumbar/pelvis, and other surgical locations ensures the best approaches to spine surgery and results. Understand the spine from all angles with multiple-viewpoint, full-color photographs, and illustrations.

Advanced Lung Cancer Radical Surgical Therapy An Issue Of Thoracic Surgery Clinics

Author: Raja Flores
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323323901
File Size: 43,53 MB
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This issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics is devoted to "Advanced Lung Cancer: Radical Surgical Therapy" and is edited by Dr. Raja M. Flores. Articles in this outstanding issue include: Surgical Resection of Lung Cancer in the Elderly; Extended Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction in the Setting of Lung Cancer; The Management of Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer with Oligometastases; Lung Resection in Patients with Marginal Pulmonary Function; Surgery for Small Cell Lung Cancer; Bronchial and Arterial Sleeve Resection after Induction Therapy for Lung Cancer; Advanced Lung Cancer: Aggressive Surgical Therapy Vertebral Body Involvement; Pulmonary Resection after Pneumonectomy; Superior Vena Caval Resection in Lung Cancer; Surgical Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with N2 Disease; Lung Transplantation for Multifocal Lung Adenocarcinoma; Extended Resections of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers Invading the Aorta, Pulmonary Artery, Left Atrium or Esophagus: Can They Be Justified?; VATS Lobectomy after Induction Therapy; Extrapleural Pneumonectomy for Pleural Disease; Carinal Resection, and more!

The Comprehensive Treatment Of The Aging Spine E Book

Author: James J. Yue
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455700037
File Size: 17,56 MB
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The Comprehensive Treatment of the Aging Spine provides all the state-of-the-art coverage you need on both operative and non-operative treatments for different clinical pathologies of the aging spine. Dr James Yue and a team of talented, pioneering orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons cover hot topics like minimally invasive fusion, dynamic stabilization, state-of-the-art intraspinous and biologic devices, and more...in print and online. Search the full text and access a video library online at expertconsult.com. Master the very latest techniques and technologies through detailed step-by-step surgical instructions, tips, and pearls. Stay current on the state-of-the-art in intraspinous and biologic devices—such as Stent (Alphatec) and Optimesh Spineology; thoracic techniques—kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, and spacers; and conservative treatment modalities—including injection therapies, acupuncture, and yoga. Make expert-guided decisions on techniques and device selection using the collective clinical experience of pioneering editors and contributors. Identify the advantages and disadvantages for the full range of available microsurgical and endoscopic techniques for management of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine pathology—minimally invasive fusion, reconstruction, decompression, and dynamic stabilization.

Imaging Painful Spine Disorders E Book

Author: Leo F. Czervionke
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 145570993X
File Size: 61,65 MB
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Leo F. Czervionke, MD and Douglas S. Fenton, MD present Imaging Painful Spine Disorders, the diagnostic companion to Image-Guided Spine Intervention, with 1,400 high-quality radiographic images to help you diagnose common and rare spine pain conditions. The full-color, easy-to-navigate format takes you from Spinal Anatomy, which includes normal CT and MR images of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, to Clinical Disorders, where each chapter is introduced by an actual patient case. No other reference features as many case studies illustrating the imaging presentation of back pain, provides a detailed differential diagnosis, and points out clinical pitfalls and common diagnosis errors quite like this one. Access representative cross-sectional images of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, as well as the sacrum, in axial, sagittal, and coronal planes, to understand the imaging appearance of healthy anatomy prior to diagnosis. Get a complete explanation of each clinical disorder, including a detailed description of the condition, as well as relevant clinical and pathological information, to help make a more accurate diagnosis. Broaden your recognition of imaging features with case studies that often include additional images of other patients with the same condition, to emphasize the range of features possible for the area being discussed. Keep your memory fresh with the current nomenclature of various types of disc herniations, listed in a separate, illustrated chapter, and get a brief overview of the major treatment options currently available for each particular disorder.

Treatment Of Complex Cervical Spine Disorders An Issue Of Orthopedic Clinics E Book

Author: Frank Phillips
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455743003
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This issue will serve as a review of current ideas and surgical trends in the management of complex cervical spine disorders. Each chapter will discuss surgical techniques will illustrative cases and end on a very contemporary evidence-based review of the literature.

The American Cancer Society S Oncology In Practice

Author: The American Cancer Society
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118592077
File Size: 55,82 MB
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Developed by the American Cancer Society this new textbook designed for a wide range of learners and practitioners comprehensively addresses all aspects of clinical management for cancer taking a balanced, authoritative and, -where possible- evidence-based stance and may be used in conjunction with the book, The American Cancer Society's Principles of Oncology: Prevention to Survivorship. Edited by leading clinicians in the field and a stellar contributor list from the US and Europe, this book is written in an easy to understand style by multidisciplinary teams of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and other specialists, reflecting day-to-day decision-making and clinical practice. Input from pathologists, surgeons, radiologists, and other specialists is included wherever relevant and comprehensive treatment guidelines are provided by expert contributors where there is no standard recognized treatment. This book is an ideal resource for anyone seeking a practical understanding of the field of oncology.

Mastering Orthopedic Techniques Spine Surgery

Author: Garg Bhavuk
Editor: JAYPEE BROTHERS MEDICAL PUBLISHERS PVT. LTD.
ISBN: 9350906066
File Size: 19,68 MB
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Spine surgery has come to the age into the new millennium. This is an efficient technical guide designed, easy to use, concise, and accurate how-to reference for spine surgeons and residents in training who wish to attack a broad range of challenges in techniques of spine surgery. The world's foremost spine surgeons from USA, UK, Europe and Asia describe their preferred techniques in step-by-step approach, explaining the indications and contraindications, identifying pitfalls and potential complications. Improvement in technology and innovation has given spine surgery a new vision as well as a practical proposition. The book has been written in an atlas format and this one of a kind book offers a comprehensive coverage of all practical aspects of operative spine surgery. Covering the conventional as well as modern minimally invasive techniques to address various spine pathologies, all masters in the field present a clear layout, more than 400 high quality excellent illustrations and masterly tips and pearls to make a difficult spine surgery possible even for an average spine surgeon. The detailed operative steps plus all the images make the book a handy companion for all, involved in operative spine care.

Imaging Of The Postoperative Spine An Issue Of Neuroimaging Clinics

Author: Orlando Ortiz
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323297188
File Size: 57,31 MB
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Editor Orlando Ortiz and authors review important areas in Imaging of the Postoperative Spine. Articles will include: Post-operative spine imaging in cancer patients; Minimally invasive spine intervention; Post-vertebral augmentation spine imaging; Imaging of lumbar spine fusion; Motion sparing spine instrumentation; Imaging of spine surgery complications; Post-operative fluid collections; Emerging techniques of post-operative spine imaging, What the spine surgeon needs to know about post-operative spine; Post-operative spine infection evaluation; and more!

Textbook Of The Cervical Spine E Book

Author: Francis H. Shen
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455737313
File Size: 67,29 MB
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Authored by a multi-disciplinary team that includes orthopedists and neurosurgeons, Textbook of the Cervical Spine is a practical, clinically focused medical reference for treating patients with the full range of cervical spine disorders. From degenerative spine conditions and inflammation, to trauma and infections, it guides today’s spine surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and residents through state-of-the art surgical and fixation techniques, today's emerging technologies, and possible complications. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Accurately handle complex situations with image-guided techniques for the management of cervical spine pathology, as well as helpful information on patient management and surgical decision making. Stay up to date on hot topics with recent case studies that orient you toward important clinical information in the field. Quickly find the information you need with succinct chapters that focus on highlights, key points, tips, and tricks.

Cancer Pain

Author: Dermot R. Fitzgibbon
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451152795
File Size: 36,35 MB
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This book provides, in a single cohesive source, all the information a health care professional needs to diagnose and select appropriate treatments for the patient with pain associated with cancer. The book is clinically oriented and comprehensively addresses all the issues surrounding modern cancer pain management. The authors provide detailed information on common but difficult to treat cancer pain scenarios. Coverage includes state-of-the-art information on treatment options and discussions of the impact of radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery on pain management. This authoritative, comprehensive clinical reference is essential for all clinicians who treat patients with cancer, including medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, pain specialists, anesthesiologists, primary care physicians, internists, and nurses.

Diseases Of The Spine And Spinal Cord

Author: Thomas N. Byrne
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198029694
File Size: 26,76 MB
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Diseases of the Spine and Spinal Cord reviews the full spectrum of disorders affecting this region including primary spinal tumors and metastases, infection, degenerative diseases, and trauma. Presenting an inter-disciplinary perspective, the book includes up-to-date information on therapy [including neurosurgical], new information on developmental disorders of the spine, and a definitive chapter on trauma, including information on biomechanics. A separate chapter on pain syndromes also is included.

Navigating The Adult Spine

Author: Dr. Avital Fast, MD
Editor: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781934559741
File Size: 40,80 MB
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This heavily illustrated introductory text covers the most important clinical, radiological, and management points in caring for the patient with spine problems. Both residents and practitioners will find the book simple but detailed enough to understand the nature of the patient's complaints, diagnose and manage common problems, and, most importantly, identify those patients at risk who require an early referral to a spine specialist. Key Features Include: Clear, clinical descriptions of the most common spinal disorders Guidance in correlating key neuroradiologic findings with the full clinical picture for accurate diagnosis Hundreds of clinical pearls, tables, and radiologic images that sharpen clinical acumen An emphasis on early diagnosis and timely referral for a favorable prognosis Navigating the Adult Spine is a unique professional tool for residents in physiatry, neurology, and orthopedic surgery, as well as for professionals in those fields who need a quick and reliable refresher on common spinal conditions. For all readers, it will enhance clinical skills and ensure optimal care of spine patients.

Abeloff S Clinical Oncology E Book

Author: John E. Niederhuber
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455728810
File Size: 54,89 MB
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Practical and clinically focused, Abeloff’s Clinical Oncology is a trusted medical reference book designed to capture the latest scientific discoveries and their implications for cancer diagnosis and management of cancer in the most accessible manner possible. Abeloff’s equips everyone involved - from radiologists and oncologists to surgeons and nurses - to collaborate effectively and provide the best possible cancer care. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Select the most appropriate tests and imaging studies for cancer diagnosis and staging of each type of cancer, and manage your patients in the most effective way possible by using all of the latest techniques and approaches in oncology. Enhance your understanding of complex concepts with a color art program that highlights key points and illustrates relevant scientific and clinical problems. Stay at the forefront of the latest developments in cancer pharmacology, oncology and healthcare policy, survivorship in cancer, and many other timely topics. See how the most recent cancer research applies to practice through an increased emphasis on the relevance of new scientific discoveries and modalities within disease chapters. Streamline clinical decision making with abundant new treatment and diagnostic algorithms as well as concrete management recommendations. Take advantage of the collective wisdom of preeminent multidisciplinary experts in the field of oncology, including previous Abeloff’s editors John E. Niederhuber, James O. Armitage, and Michael B. Kastan as well as new editors James H. Doroshow from the National Cancer Institute and Joel E. Tepper of Gunderson & Tepper: Clinical Radiation Oncology. Quickly and effortlessly access the key information you need with the help of an even more user-friendly, streamlined format. Access the complete contents anytime, anywhere at Expert Consult, and test your mastery of the latest knowledge with 500 online multiple-choice review questions.