Treatment Of Bone And Soft Tissue Sarcomas by Per-ulf TunnTreatment Of Bone And Soft Tissue Sarcomas by Per-ulf Tunn

Treatment Of Bone And Soft Tissue Sarcomas

byPer-ulf Tunn

Hardcover | December 10, 2008

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Bone and soft tissue sarcomas represent only about 2% of all malignancies; however, their treatment - with the goal of curing the patient while preserving the functionality of the affected body part - can, unlike other malignancies, only be successful with therapy concepts devised by interdisciplinary teams. This volume provides an extensive up-to-date overview of the specific diagnostics and current treatment standards of these rare entities, presenting the various limb-sparing modalities for patients with bone and soft tissue sarcomas with special regard to innovative reconstructive options. The evaluation of quality of life based on validated scores and the individual methods of coping with the illness through creative artistic projects are also acknowledged and integrated in the whole concept.

Title:Treatment Of Bone And Soft Tissue SarcomasFormat:HardcoverDimensions:362 pagesPublished:December 10, 2008Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540779590

ISBN - 13:9783540779599


Table of Contents

Diagnostics.- Biopsy of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumours: Hints and Hazards.- The Role of Intra-operative Pathological Evaluation in the Management of Musculoskeletal Tumours.- Sentinel Node Biopsy in Soft Tissue Sarcome.- Bone Sarcomas.- Modular Endoprosthetic Reconstruction in Malignant Bone Tumors: Indications and Limits.- Allograft Reconstruction in Malignant Bone Tumors: Indications and Limits.- Expandable Endoprostheses in Malignant Bone Tumors in Children: Indications and Limitations.- The Long-Term Risks of Infection and Amputation with Limb Salvage Surgery Using Endoprostheses.- Reconstruction of the Pelvis After Resection of Malignant Bone Tumours in Children and Adolescents.- Methods of Biological Reconstruction for Bone Sarcoma: Indications and Limits.- Bone Sarcoma of the Spine.- Computer-Assisted Pelvic Tumor Resection: Fields of Application, Limits, and Perspectives.- Pulmonary Metastasectomy for Osteosarcoma: Is It Justified?.- Soft Tissue Sarcomas.- Standardized Approach to the Treatment of Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Extremities.- Evaluating Surgery Quality in Soft Tissue Sarcoma.- Peripheral Nerve Considerations in the Management of Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcomas.- Isolated Limb Perfusion with TNF-? and Melphalan in Locally Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Extremities.- Management of Locally Recurrent Soft Tissue Sarcoma after Prior Surgery and Radiation Therapy.- Management of Vascular Involvement in Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma.- Current Concepts in the Management of Retroperitoneal Soft Tissue Sarcoma.- Pulmonary Metastasectomy for Soft Tissue Sarcomas: Is It Justified?.- Quality of Life Assessment.- Quality of Life (QOL) in Patients with Osteosarcoma.- Clinical Trials in Osteosarcoma Treatment: Patients' Perspective Through Art.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This is an extensive, up-to-date overview of the diagnosis and treatment of bone and soft tissue sarcomas, with a special emphasis on limb-sparing reconstructive modalities. . The book is written by authoritative experts in the field and is well suited for residents and practitioners in musculoskeletal orthopedic oncology. In addition, oncologists, vascular surgeons, and radiation therapy practitioners will also find valuable information to help them better understand the multidisciplinary approach to these tumors." (Jose A Morcuende, Doody's Review Service, March, 2009)