Tumors of the Spine

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Overview

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.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Celso Agner, MD, MS, MSc (Michigan Neurology Partners)
Description: Spinal tumors are among the most prevalent pathologies practicing neurosurgeons encounter. Dissemination of novel surgical techniques and technologies is essential for further progress in the field. This book covers this important topic in neurosurgery.
Purpose: The purpose is to comprehensively address the multiple facets of spinal tumor surgery.
Audience: Neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, radiologists, oncologists, and radiation oncologists are the main audience. The authors are international authorities in the field.
Features: The book uses a few unique features, including the structured organization, that lead to a better understanding of spinal pathologies, their diagnoses, and neurophysiological monitoring variabilities. With its superb illustrations, well written and well referenced text, and the comprehensive companion CD, this book provides what a busy practitioner needs. The well done representations of the different surgical techniques make this material easy to absorb. The references are up to date, within two years of the publication date. Over 20 authors contribute 42 chapters into this book.
Assessment: This is an excellent book for neurosurgery, orthopedic, neurology, and radiology libraries.
From the Publisher
"The book uses a few unique features, including the structured organization, that lead to a better understanding of spinal pathologies, their diagnoses, and neurophysiological monitoring variabilities. With its superb illustrations, well written and well referenced text, and the comprehensive companion CD, this book provides what a busy practitioner needs. The well done representations of the different surgical techniques make this material easy to absorb. The references are up to date, within two years of the publication date. Over 20 authors contribute 42 chapters into this book. This is an excellent book for neurosurgery, orthopedic, neurology, and radiology libraries." - Doody Enterprises, 2008
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416033677
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 5/7/2008
  • Pages: 728
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1. CLASSIFICATION OF SPINE TUMORS

I. Extradural Tumors, Cysts, and Tamerlane Lesions

Chapter 1. Extradural Benign Tumors, Jae-Soo Koh, Ung-Kyu Chang, Terri Haddix

Chapter 2. Cysts and Other Benign Lesions, Jae-Soo Koh, Ung-Kyu Chang, Terri Haddix

Chapter 3. Epidural Malignant Tumors, Jae-Soo Koh, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Terri Haddix

II. Intradural Extramedullary Tumors, Cysts, and Tumorlike Lesions

Chapter 4. Intradural Extramedullary Benign Tumors, Jae-Soo Koh, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Terri Haddix

Chapter 5. Intradural Extramedullary Cystic Lesions, Jae-Soo Koh, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Terri Haddix

Chapter 6. Intradural Extramedullary Malignant Tumors, Jae-Soo Koh, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Terri Haddix

III. Intramedullary Tumors, Cysts, and Tumorlike Lesions

Chapter 7. Intramedullary Tumors, Jae-Soo Koh, Ung-Kyu Chang, Terri Haddix

SECTION 2. EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH A SPINAL TUMOR

Chapter 8. Neurological Presentation of Spinal Tumors, Thomas W. Belknap, Adetokunbo A. Oyelese

Chapter 9. Radiographic Evaluation of Lesions within the Vertebrae, Talia Vertinsky, Mahesh V. Jayaraman, Huy M. Do

Chapter 10. Radiographic Evaluation of Spinal Canal Tumors, Talia Vertinsky, Mahesh V. Jayaraman, Barton Lane

Chapter 11. Electrophysiologic Evaluation of Tumors of the Spine, Barbara A. Landesman, Jaime R. Lopez

Chapter 12. Metastatic Evaluation, Ming L. Cheng, Sivakumar Jaikumar

SECTION 3. ADJUVANT THERAPY

Chapter 13. Chemotherapy for Tumors of the Spine, Ming L. Cheng, Sivakumar Jaikumar

Chapter 14. Preoperative and Therapeutic Endovascular Approaches for Spinal Tumors, Mahesh V. Jayaraman

Chapter 15. External Beam Radiotherapy for Tumors of the Spine, Iris C. Gibbs, Nam Cho, Scott G. Soltys

Chapter 16. Stereotactic Radiosurgery of the Spine, John D. Lipani, Iris C. Gibbs, Steven D. Chang

SECTION 4. SURGICAL TREATMENT FOR SPINAL TUMORS

I. Percutaneous Biopsy

Chapter 17. Percutaneous Spinal Biopsy, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

II. Cervical Approaches

Chapter 18. Anterior Approaches to the Craniovertebral Junction, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Jae-Chil Chang, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 19. Management of Upper Cervical Spine Tumors, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim, Mark H. Bilsky

Chapter 20. Anterior Approaches to the Cervicothoracic Junction, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 21. Lateral Approaches to Cervicothoracic Junction, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 22. Posterior Approach to the Cervicothoracic Junction (Posterior Resection of Tumors Invading the Chest Wall and Thoracic Spine-Pancoast Tumor Surgery), Ung-Kyu Chang, Daniel H. Kim, Mark H. Bilsky

Chapter 23. Total Spondylectomy for Subaxial Cervical Spine Tumors, Ung-Kyu Chang, Daniel H. Kim, Mark H. Bilsky

III. Thoracic/Thoracolumbar

Chapter 24. Anterior Approaches to the Thoracic Spine and Thoracolumbar Junction, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se- Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 25. Posterior Approach to the Thoracic Spine, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim, Mark H. Bilsky

Chapter 26. Posterior and Posterolateral Access to the Thoracic Spine, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

IV. Lumbar

Chapter 27. Anterior Approaches to the Lumbar Spine, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 28. Posterior Approach to the Lumbar Spine, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Jae-Chil Chang, Daniel H. Kim

V. Intradural Tumors

Chapter 29. Surgery of Extramedullary Tumors, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 30. Surgery of Intramedullary Tumors, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

VI. Minimally Invasive

Chapter 31. Posterior Minimally Invasive Procedures to Spine Tumors, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 32. Thoracoscopic Surgery for Thoracic Spinal Tumors, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

SECTION 5. SPINAL STABILIZATION

I. Craniovertebral and Cervical Junction

Chapter 33. Posterior Stabilization of Craniovertebral Junction, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Jae-Chil Chang, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 34. Anterior Cervical Stabilization in Tumor Surgery, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 35. Posterior Stabilization in the Cervical Spine and Cervicothoracic Junction, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim, Mark H. Bilsky

II. Thoracic Spines

Chapter 36. Posterior Stabilization in the Thoracic Spine, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim, Mark H. Bilsky

Chapter 37. Vertebral Body Reconstruction in the Thoracic Spine, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 38. Thoracolumbar Junction Stabilization, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

III. Lumbosacral Spines

Chapter 39. Posterior Lumbar and Lumbosacral Junction Stabilization, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 40. Management of Wound Dehiscence in Spinal Tumor Surgery, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim, Mark H. Bilsky

Chapter 41. Anterior Lumbar Stabilization, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

Chapter 42. Sacral Tumor Resection and Reconstruction, Ung-Kyu Chang, Se-Hoon Kim, Daniel H. Kim

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