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Spine Tumors

Gary L Rea

Spine Tumors

by Gary L Rea

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Published by American Association of Neurological Surgeons .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diseases,
  • Oncology,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGary L. Rea (Editor), Aans Publications Committee (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12116002M
    ISBN 101879284189
    ISBN 109781879284180
    OCLC/WorldCa31715046

    "The editor of this book, Robert F. McLain, has assembled an excellent resource for practitioners and students of all the disciplines involved in the care of patients with cancer of the spine. it does an excellent job of providing an overview of the field. Surgery is not a common spine tumor treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering — only about 10 percent of patients with spine cancer get surgery. If your treatment team recommends it, your surgeon will remove as much tumor as possible while taking every precaution to protect your spinal .

    Doctors usually diagnose people who have NF1 by examining discolorations or benign tumors on their skin. Some people who have NF1 may develop other conditions, such as curvature of the spine, another bone deformity or an eye nerve tumor (optic glioma). Patients with NF1 are at risk of developing a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor. Primary central nervous system (CNS) tumors begin in the brain or spinal cord. Ab people are diagnosed a year with a primary CNS tumor and ab are malignant. View Cancer Stat Facts: Brain and Other Nervous System Cancer to see the number of new cases, lifetime risk, and people.

      Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors: Advanced Management and Operative Techniques is the first textbook to combine these cutting-edge developments from the forefront of medical oncology and radiosurgery with information on the most advanced procedures to reflect the latest trends, techniques, and information. The result is a comprehensive work that is.   Organized by tumor then by region, this resource details diagnostic and therapeutic options for primary and malignant spinal tumors. Over 25 key procedures--including minimally invasive surgery--are presented in a concise, stepwise fashion, putting the key Manufacturer: Saunders.


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Purchase Tumors of the Spine Tumors book - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNA spinal tumor is an abnormal growth arising from any of the tissues that make up the spine.

There are many different types of spinal tumors and not all of them are malignant (spinal cancer). Primary and Metastatic Spinal Tumors. Primary spinal tumors are those that originate in the spine.

They are relatively rare, typically benign. Book • Authors: Organized by tumor then by region, this resource details diagnostic and therapeutic options for primary and malignant spinal tumors.

Over Spine Tumors book key procedures--including minimally invasive surgery--are presented in a concise, stepwise fashion, putting the key information you need right at your fingertips!. Achieve optimal outcomes for your patients with this new multimedia reference.

Organized by tumor then by region, this resource details diagnostic and therapeutic options for primary and malignant spinal tumors. Over 25 key procedures--including minimally invasive surgery--are presented in a concise, stepwise fashion, putting the key information you need right at your fingertips.

Benign spinal cord tumors (SCTs) are uncommon neoplasms that can arise within or adjacent to the spinal cord. Depending on their anatomical location, benign SCTs can be categorized as intramedullary, intradural-extramedullary, and extradural.

The three most common benign SCTs are meningioma, nerve sheath tumors, and ependymoma. Both meningioma and nerve sheath tumors Author: Xiaoming Qi, Frank Y.

Shan, Dongxia Feng, Jason H. Huang and. Common intradural-extramedullary spinal tumors are: Meningiomas that occur in the membranes surrounding the spinal cord and are more common in women who are middle age or older.

4; Nerve sheath tumors (schwannomas and neurofibromas) that arise from the nerve roots that come off the spinal cord. These tumors may be present for many years before causing neurological symptoms. Spinal cancer, or more commonly known as spinal tumor, is a neoplasm (an abnormal growth) in the spinal tumors may be primary which start in the spinal cord or secondary which result from metastasis (transmission of cancerous cells) from other cancers in the body.

The vast majority (90%) of spinal cord neoplasms are glial tumors, and most of them are malignant. The rarity of these lesions is also demonstrated by the fact that of all CNS glial tumors, only 2–4% are located in the spinal cord. Finally, 35% of all intraspinal tumors are intrinsic spinal.

Spinal tumor pain may feel like one or more of the following: Upper or middle back pain. While most spinal pain is located in the lower back or neck, pain from a spinal tumor is more likely to be felt in the upper or middle back.

About 70% of spinal tumors are located in the thoracic spine. Watch Causes of Upper Back Pain Video. Deep ache. Core tip: Primary tumors involving the spine are rare, while spinal column metastases are present in up to 70% of cancer patients.

Both primary and metastatic tumors of the spine are often asymptomatic or have non-specific symptoms because in spine tumors.

This book will benefit established neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and residents requiring a complete text on current techniques in managing tumors of the spine and spinal column." Review This book is the most comprehensive text devoted to spinal oncology that I /5(2).

Spinal tumors can also be caused by cancer that has spread from other areas of the body. How cancer is spread is still unclear. However, every year approximately one inpeople receive a diagnosis of a spinal tumor.

Any type of cancer can spread to the spine. The following types of cancer most frequently do so: Lung cancer; Breast cancer. The most common tumor of the spine is metastatic deposits. A number of both benign and malignant tumors may arise primarily from the spine.

Benign osteoid osteoma osteoblastoma osteochondroma giant cell tumor (GCT) aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC. Tumors of the Spine 1st Edition by Daniel H.

Kim MD FACS (Author), Ung-kyu Chang MD PhD (Author), Se-Hoon Kim MD PhD (Author), & ISBN ISBN X. Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: Tumors growing within the vertebrae can make the spinal bones weak, causing them to break and collapse. Watch: Metastatic Spinal Cancer Video Spinal Tumors. A spinal tumor is an abnormal mass of cancerous or noncancerous tissue that surrounds the spinal cord or spinal column.

Spinal tumors are classified based on their locations within or outside the dura (covering of the spine). Your spinal cord is the tube that runs from the base of your brain to the bottom of your houses the nerves that send messages back and forth between your brain and body.

Tumors can grow. Metastatic spinal tumors, which have spread to the spine from another location in the body, such as the prostate or kidneys, often progress quickly.

The most noticeable sign of spinal cancer is pain. Pain may come from the tumor's presence in the spinal column, pushing on sensitive nerve endings or causing spinal instability. Surgery Some spinal tumors, benign or malignant, require surgical intervention before or after non-operative treatments.

When pain is unresponsive to non-operative treatment, neurologic deficit progresses, a specimen is needed, neural elements (e.g. nerves) are compressed, vertebral destruction exists, or when spinal stabilization is necessary - surgery is considered. Spinal tumors and brain tumors are closely related and generally referred to as brain and spinal cord tumors or tumors of the central nervous system.

The spinal cord is located just below the brain stem and contains long nerve fibers with signals that control muscles, feeling, and the bladder and bowel. Neurosurgeon Mark Bilsky is Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Multidisciplinary Spine Tumor Service, which evaluates and treats more than 1, spine tumors a year.

Make an appointment with the Multidisciplinary Spine Tumor Service: Call us when you’re ready to make an. A small number of spinal tumors occur in the nerves of the spinal cord itself. Tumors that start in spinal tissue are called primary spinal tumors.

Tumors that spread to the spine from some other place (metastasize) are called secondary spinal tumors. Tumors may spread to the spine from the breast, prostate, lung, and other areas.All primary malignant spinal tumors have poor overall survival rates, meaning most patients will eventually succumb to the disease.

However, short-term survival correlates with tumor type (Table ).The one exception is solitary plasmacytoma, which has a .Like all surgeries, spinal cancer surgery is most successful when performed by a specialist with a great deal of experience in the particular procedure.

MD Anderson spine surgeons are among the most skilled and recognized in the world. They perform a large number of surgeries for spinal tumors each year, using the least-invasive and most.