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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

Details

No. of pages:
728
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416033677
Electronic ISBN:
9781437721645