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Vertebral metastases / Edition 1

Vertebral metastases / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9782287597527
Publisher: Springer Paris
Publication date: 08/05/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Comprehensive patient care and information presented to patients.- Metastasis of cancerous cells: Characteristics of osseous invasion.- Pathophysiology of vertebral metastases.- Symptoms of vertebral metastases.- Diagnosis.- Imaging of vertebral metastases.- Bone scintigraphy of vertebral metastases.- Percutaneous vertebral biopsy under radiological guidance.- Pathology.- Particular Aspects and Specific Treatment Depending on the Primary Cancer.- Vertebral metastases of breast cancers.- Vertebral metastases of renal cancers.- Vertebral metastases of thyroid cancer.- Vertebral metastases of prostate cancer.- Vertebral metastases of lung cancer.- Vertebral metastases of hematologic malignancies.- Osseous metastases of digestive cancers.- Osseous metastases of rare tumors.- Vertebral metastases of cancers of unknown primary origin.- Surgical treatment.- Indications of surgery in the treatment of vertebral metastases.- Surgery of cervical vertebral metastases.- Anterior approaches to the thoracic and thorocolumbar spine.- Treatment of thoracic vertebral metastases by thoracoscopy: Technique and results.- Posterior thoracic and lumbar approach.- Vertebrectomy in the treatment of vertebral metastases.- Recurrences, new metastases and complications.- Perioperative nursing care and psychological management.- Perioperative anesthetic management: Assessment of risk, intraoperative period, postoperative period and systemic complications.- Functional rehabilitation management of patients operated for vertebral metastases.- Interventional radiology.- Vertebroplasty.- Preoperative embolization of hypervascularized vertebral tumors.- Medical treatment.- Bisphosphonates and osseous metastases.- Symptomatic treatments of the pain of vertebral metastases.- Radiotherapy.- Strategic and decision-making tress.- Analysis of result.- Analysis of the literature and annotated critical bibliography.

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