Surgery for Bone and Soft-Tissue Tumors

Simon, Michael

| 1997

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This volume is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of both benign and malignant tumors of the bone and soft tissues. The first section addresses general issues in diagnosis, staging, surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy and includes a valuable chapter on the psychological aspects of patient management--a subject not covered in standard texts on musculoskeletal tumors. Subsequent sections focus on benign bone tumors, malignant bone tumors, soft-tissue tumors, and carcinoma metastatic to bone. The sections on malignant bone tumors and carcinoma metastatic to bone include detailed guidelines for surgical treatment of these tumors in each anatomic site. Close attention is also given to special considerations in the management of malignant bone tumors in growing children. The book also includes discussions on the biology and complications of prosthetic and allograft...

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