Tumors of the Spine
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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.Table of Contents
- 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.
"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
By Daniel H. Kim, MD, FACS, Professor, Director of Spinal Neurosurgery and Reconstructive Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Ung-kyu Chang, MD, PhD, Chief of Spine Section
Department of Neurosurgery
Korea Cancer Center Hospital
Seoul, South Korea; Se-Hoon Kim, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Ansan Hospital, Korea University Medical Center, Gyeonggi-do, Korea; and Mark H. Bilsky, MD, Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY