Current Concepts of Diagnosis and Treatment of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors by H. K. UhthoffCurrent Concepts of Diagnosis and Treatment of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors by H. K. Uhthoff

Current Concepts of Diagnosis and Treatment of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

byH. K. UhthoffEditorE. Stahl

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During the past decade, the prognosis of bone and soft tissue tumors has improved considerably. This progress has not only been due to improved therapeutics and diagnostic methods but also due to a team approach now universally adopted. Comparison of results, possible today, were hampered in the past by lack of a clinically relevant staging system and definitive treatment proto­ cols. The complexity of the therapeutic management of bone tumors re­ quires a constant exposure to tumors, highly skilled diagnostic tech­ niques, and specialized expertise. It is therefore not surprising to learn that small and medium-sized hospitals embarking on the diagnosis and treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors are generally less success­ ful than better equipped major centers. This fact has already been recognized by most physicians and surgeons who now refer their patients to specialized oncologic centers. Nevertheless, they all have to know the present state of the art. This symposium was therefore mostly addressed to them. This international symposium, organized by the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ottawa, and cosponsored by the Association des Chirurgiens Orthopedistes du Quebec, was held in Ottawa from May 12-14, 1983. Each of the 40 presentations clearly demonstrates that disregard for proper staging before initiation of treatment and omission of a clearly defined treatment protocol is definitely unacceptable in view of the knowledge we have acquired.
Title:Current Concepts of Diagnosis and Treatment of Bone and Soft Tissue TumorsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:436 pages, 24.4 × 17 × 0.01 inPublished:December 6, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Staging of Musculoskeletal Neoplasms.- Classification of Bone Tumors.- Grading of Bone Tumors.- Biopsy of Neoplasms of Bone and Soft Tissues: A Rational Approach.- Bone Tumors - Clinical and Radiologic Investigation.- Scintigraphy of Bone Tumors.- Basic Concepts of the Resistance of Cartilage to Tumor Invasion.- Chemotherapy for Advanced Osteogenic Sarcoma and Ewing's Sarcoma.- Malignant Transformation of Bone Tumors.- Radiation Treatment of Primary Bone Tumors.- Adjuvant Chemotherapy of Osteogenic Sarcoma and Surgical Resection of Pulmonary Metastases.- Adjuvant Interferon Therapy in Primary Osteosarcoma.- Chemotherapy by Infusion for Malignant Bone Tumors.- Toxicity and Supportive Care Related to Chemotherapy.- Allograft Transplantation in the Management of Bone Tumors.- Reconstruction of Skeletal Defects Following En-Bloc Excision of Bone Tumors.- The Role of Resection and Reconstruction in the Treatment of Bone Tumors.- Segmental Replacement of Long Bones Using Fiber Titanium Composites.- Principles of En-Bloc Excision of Limb Sarcomas.- Treatment of Pathologic Fractures.- Fibrous Dysplasia: Part I. Pathology.- Fibrous Dysplasia: Part II. Clinical Aspects.- Surgical Management of Osteosarcoma at the Mayo Clinic.- Limb Preservation in Primary Bone Disease.- Surgical Treatment of Giant Cell Tumors, Chondrosarcomas, and Chordomas of the Spine.- Free Vascularized Bone Transfers: Their Use in the Surgery of Tumors and Tumor-like Conditions.- Giant Cell Tumors of Bone: Clinical Aspects and Staging.- Aneurysmal Bone Cyst.- Presentation and Pathology of Soft Tissue Tumors.- Preoperative Assessment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Extremities.- Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Soft Tissues.- Management of Soft Tissue Sarcomas.- The Pathology of Giant Cell Tumor of Bone.- Radiologic Aspects of Giant Cell Tumors.- Unicameral Bone Cysts - Round Table Discussion: I. Pathology.- Unicameral Bone Cysts - Round Table Discussion: II. Steroid Injections.- Unicameral Bone Cysts - Round Table Discussion: III. Bone Grafting.- Unicameral Bone Cysts - Round Table Discussion: IV. Treatment Comparison: Steroid Injection versus Surgery.- Spinal Reconstruction in Tumor Management.- The Role of Arteriography in the Diagnosis of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors.- Pelvic Malignancies - Resections of the Pelvic Bones.- Limb Salvage in Pelvic Tumors.- Pelvic Malignancies - Resections of the Sacrum.- Osteosarcoma: Experience at the University of California at Los Angeles.- Sarcoma in Paget's Disease of Bone.- Medical Treatment of Paget's Disease of Bone: Current Status.- Chondrosarcoma.- Calcifying Enchondroma of Long Bone.- The Effect of Autoclaving on Normal and Sarcomatous Bone Cells and on Graft Incorporation.