Spine Radiosurgery, 2nd Edition

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Overall, this book is a useful update on the status of this developing field. In addition to its obvious utility for the neurosurgeon and the radiation oncologist, it will be of interest to the neuroradiologist, because all of this type of treatment is dependent on modern neuroimaging. Most of the chapters are well-illustrated and well-referenced. -- AJNR

...this provides an excellent reference not only for those who treat patients with radiosurgery, but also patients that treat spinal lesions surgically. -- YNC Newsletter (Young Neurosurgeons News)

Spine Radiosurgery, Second Edition, is a comprehensive text that includes discussions of the latest devices, treatment planning techniques, target definition, and patient selection in this specialty. Written by leading experts in the fields of neurosurgery, radiation oncology, and , this book is the definitive reference for clinical applications of state-of-the-art radiosurgery of the spine.

Key Features:

  • Six new chapters on such topics as histopathological examination of spinal lesions, minimally invasive techniques, and treatment of spinal chordomas
  • More than 100 full-color illustrations demonstrate key concepts
  • Discussion of new treatments for metastatic spine disease and spinal cord compression

This book is a must-have resource for clinicians, fellows, and residents in neurosurgery and radiation oncology. Spine surgeons, orthopaedists, medical physicists, and oncologists at all levels will also benefit from the wealth of provided.

Table of Contents

Section I Radiobiology
Chapter 1 Radiobiology Of Radiosurgery
Chapter 2 Experimental Spinal Cord And Spinal Nerve Radiation
Chapter 3 Clinical Spinal Cord Tolerance To Radiosurgery
Chapter 4 Of Spinal Cord Toxicity
Chapter 5 Histopathologic Examination Of Spinal Lesions After Radiosurgery

Section II Physics and Techniques
Chapter 6 Stereotactic Spine Radiotherapy: Image Guidance And Patient Immobilization
Chapter 7 Treatment Planning For Spine Radiosurgery
Chapter 8 Quality Assurance And Treatment Delivery
Chapter 9 Contemporary Devices For Spinal Radiosurgery

Section III Spine Metastases
Chapter 10 Imaging, Target Delineation, And Dose Prescription
Chapter 11 Radiosurgery For The Re-Treatment Of Progressive Spine Metastases
Chapter 12 Clinical Outcomes After Spinal Radiosurgery
Chapter 13 Clinical Outcomes Of Pain And Quality Of Life After Spinal Radiosurgery
Chapter 14 Radiosurgery For Spinal Canal Compromise And Spinal Cord Compression
Chapter 15 Postoperative Stereotactic Radiosurgery And Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques
Chapter 16 Radiosurgery And Percutaneous Cement Augmentation
Chapter 17 Treatment Failure, Complications, And Their Management
Chapter 18 Patient Evaluation And Treatment Selection For Spinal Canal Compromise

Section IV Primary Malignant and Benign Spinal Tumors
Chapter 19 Radiosurgery For Benign Extramedullary Tumors Of The Spine
Chapter 20 Radiosurgical Treatment Of Spinal Chordomas
Chapter 21 The Role Of Radiosurgery In The Treatment Of Primary Malignant Spine And Spinal Cord Tumors
Chapter 22 Radiosurgery For Spinal Cord Arteriovenous Malformations

Section V of Spine Radiosurgery
Chapter 23 Multidisciplinary Approach For The Evaluation And Treatment Of Metastatic Spinal Tumors

Book Details

  • Title: Spine Radiosurgery, 2nd Edition
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 222 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-08-18
  • ISBN-10: 162623034X
  • ISBN-13: 9781626230347
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