Surgery Of Spinal Tumors

Author: Jörg Klekamp
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540447156
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Abundantly illustrated with more than 1,850 figures, this comprehensive monograph describes the experience gained through the treatment of patients with spinal tumors over a 25-year period. It covers clinical presentations and neuroradiological features of intramedullary, extramedullary, and extradural spinal tumors. Coverage provides step-by-step intraoperative photographs to describe surgical strategies. In addition, the book offers techniques and gives detailed statistical analyses on postoperative outcomes by focusing on postoperative complications as well as short-term and long-term results.

Spinal Tumor Surgery

Author: Daniel M. Sciubba
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319984225
Size: 65.57 MB
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This practical, step-wise text covers the surgical approaches, resection strategies and reconstruction techniques used for each type of presenting tumor of the spine. Demonstrating the variety of anterior, posterior and intradural approaches and stabilization techniques, and spanning from pathologies of the craniocervical region to sacral and intradural pathologies, each chapter is generously illustrated with figures, radiographs and intraoperative photos. The chapters themselves follow a consistent and user-friendly format: the anatomy and biomechanics of a specific region, patient evaluation, essential oncologic principles, the decision-making process, and technical steps of surgery. A representative case illustration is provided at the conclusion of each chapter, exemplifying pertinent concepts described. Additionally, video segments accompany selected chapters, providing real-time illustration of surgical techniques. Technical and in-depth, yet highly accessible, Spinal Tumor Surgery: A Case-Based Approach is an essential resource for orthopedic spine surgeons, neurosurgeons, and surgical oncologists operating on tumors of the spine.

Spine Surgery 2 Vol Set E Book

Author: Edward C. Benzel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455723320
Size: 37.13 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.

Spinal Cord Tumors Experimental Neurosurgery Neurosurgical Intensive Care

Author: H. Wenker
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642711081
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This 14th volume of Advanaes in Neurosurgery includes the papers presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery in Berlin, May 12-15, 1985. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of the program committee of the Society, Priv.-Doz. Dr. Klinger, Professors Brock, Dietz, Frowein, Lausberg, Wlillenweber, and Dr. Reuter for their assistance in selecting the contributions and in organizing the scientific program. The first main topic of the meeting was Spinal Cord Tumors. Introductory lectures dealing with basic anatomic knowledge, neuropathological as pects, and neurologic problems were followed by reports on examinations using conventional neuroradiology, scintiscanning, computer tomography as well as the most recent method in the diagnosis of spinal tumors, the magnetic resonance tomography. Also presented were the results of a multicentered study on spinal tumors, ascertained in cooperation with 43 German and Austrian neurosurgical clinics. The participants reported in great detail on the statistical data they recorded from 3056 cases and on the scientific findings obtained from this study. The session concluded with lectures on the possibilities for surgical treatment of spinal tumors and on oncologic and radiotherapeutic mea sures. E:x:perimental Neurosurgery was the second main topic. Leading authorities in the field presented interesting papers on topics such as the therapy of vasculogenetic brain edema, the determination of neurotransmitters in brain tumors, results of cerebral blood flow measurement, and im proved operative techniques using laser radiation.

Spinal Tumors A Treatment Guide For Patients And Family

Author: Henry E. Aryan
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449671829
Size: 18.23 MB
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In the United States there are 1.2 million new cancer cases diagnosed per year, and of this number, up to 30% of patients will develop symptomatic spinal metastasis. The management of metastatic cancer is an evolving discipline, and treatment strategies are constantly changing as technology improves and the understanding of cancer biology deepens. Spinal Tumors: A Treatment Guide for Patients and Family helps inform both patients and their families about treatment options and helps unlock the confusing, sophisticated, and sometimes contradictory information about the best ways to proceed with cancer treatment. Written by leading Neurosurgeon, Dr. Henry E. Aryan, this book is an essential resource for anyone dealing with the terrifying, exhausting, and confusing experience of symptomatic spinal metastasis.

Spinal Cord Tumors

Author: Kenan I. Arnautović
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319994387
Size: 69.78 MB
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This book provides state-of-the-art, in-depth knowledge of spinal cord tumor surgery. After an introduction to the history and etiology of spinal cord tumor treatment, the molecular biology, cytogenetics and pathology of this group of tumors is discussed. The pathological anatomy of spinal cord tumors is described and the book focuses in depth on their diagnosis and the surgical approaches that can be used in their treatment. Microsurgery resection techniques, auxiliary treatment options, prognosis and outcomes of spinal cord, and spinal nerve tumors are all covered in detail. Spinal Cord Tumors is aimed at neurosurgeons and may also be of interest to neurologists, neuro-oncologists, radiologists, physiatrists, pathologists, geneticists, orthopedic surgeons, physical and occupational therapists, and other interested scientists.

Spinal Cord And Spinal Column Tumors

Author: Curtis A. Dickman
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9783131307712
Size: 29.81 MB
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Covers the techniques for diagnosing and managing tumors of the spine and spinal cord. This book is useful for neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and residents requiring a text on techniques in managing tumors of the spine and spinal column. It includes information on surgical approaches for resection, reconstruction, decompression, and others.

Cancer In The Spine

Author: Robert F. McLain
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1592599710
Size: 52.70 MB
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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.

The Cervical Spine Surgery Atlas

Author: Harry N. Herkowitz
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781744355
Size: 72.42 MB
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Prepared by the Cervical Spine Research Society, this comprehensive surgical atlas demonstrates the full range of operative techniques for treating cervical spine disorders. Internationally renowned experts provide thoroughly illustrated step-by-step instructions on patient preparation, approaches to the cervical spine, and all current decompression, graft, fixation, and stereotactic techniques. The consistent chapter organization allows easy access to information. Chapters on approaches cover limits of exposure; anatomy; dangers; perioperative considerations; operating room setup; instruments; positioning; skin incisions; deep dissection; closure; and postoperative management. Chapters on techniques cover indications/contraindications; benefits/limitations; recommended approach; perioperative considerations; operating room setup; instruments; biomechanical considerations; technique; and postoperative management.