Management of Bone Metastases

A Multidisciplinary Guide

Editors: Denaro, Vincenzo, Di Martino, Alberto, Piccioli, Andrea (Eds.)

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  • Thoroughly updated reference for the day-to-day management of patients with bones metastases
  • Includes a full description of the integrated oncologic and orthopedic approach to treating patients with bone metastasis
  • Describes the minimally invasive non-surgical therapies for the management of oncology patients
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This highly informative book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date and practical reference for daily clinical practice in the management of patients affected by bone metastases. Written by renowned orthopedic surgeons and leading doctors in the respective fields of expertise, it offers a transversal review of the current medical and surgical treatments to allow a real interdisciplinary approach to the oncologic patient according to the highest current standards.

The book illustrates all the fundamental medical treatments for metastatic bone diseases and provides an overview of pathology issues related to this condition. An entire section is devoted to main different methods of patients approach. It also provides guidance on all current surgical procedures and minimally invasive treatment techniques.

Using a common language and recognizing the different osteoncologic competences, this work allows surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, pathologists and physiatricians to update their expertise and broaden their understanding of how a real team approach can improve the management of these oncology patients.

About the authors

Prof. Vincenzo Denaro has been Full Professor in orthopaedic surgery and Dean at the University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, and is one of the leading spine surgeons in Italy. His training included Professor Boni in Pavia, Professor Roy-Camille at the Hopital Pitie Salpetriere in Paris, and Prof. Macnab in Toronto. Being one of the founder members of the Cervical Spine Research Society of Europe, he has been President of the Italian Spine Society. His main fields of interest include the management of patients affected by Spinal and Tumor diseases. He is co-author of the National Guidelines on the management of bone metastases of the Italian Orthopaedic Society (S.I.O.T.), and of the Italian Association of Medical Oncology (A.I.O.M). He is author of more than 300 papers and book chapters, and has edited two books.

Dr. Alberto Di Martino is Assistant Professor in orthopaedics and trauma surgery at University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome. His main fields of interests include spine and tumor surgery, and basic research. He has a PhD in tissue regeneration in Orthopaedics, and in currently involved in the osteoncology unit at the University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome. His training include a Spine research fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University and the Rothman Institute of Philadelphia (USA), and is currently involved in the Spine and Oncology programs with Prof. Vincenzo Denaro at the University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome. He is the Editorial Coordinator of the Italian Orthopaedic Society Bone Metastasis Study Group of the Italian Orthopaedic Society (S.I.O.T.). He has authored more than 80 manuscripts, and is co-author of the National Guidelines on the management of bone metastases of the S.I.O.T., and of the Italian Association of Medical Oncology (A.I.O.M). He currently is board member of several leading journals in the fields of spine and orthopaedics.

Dr. Andrea Piccioli is an orthopaedic surgeon skilled in musculoskeletal oncology, trained at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York. He is the Secretary of Italian Society of Orthopedic and Traumatology (S.I.O.T.) and the Coordinator of the Working Group on Bone Metastasis of the Italian Society. He has been Orthopedic Oncologist Consultant in “Palazzo Baleani" Oncologic Unit of Policlinico Umberto I in Rome, and is currently member of the Scientific Committee of the “Istituto Superiore di Sanità”. He is the Director of the 3rd Office for Quality, Clinical Risk and Hospital Program, General Direction of Health Program, National Ministry of Health. He is the author of several scientific papers in the field of orthopaedic oncology and traumatology, and he is also responsible for the S.I.O.T. National Guidelines on Orthopaedic oncology. His main interests are on Musculoskeletal Oncology, and Public Health. 

Table of contents (27 chapters)

Table of contents (27 chapters)
  • Pathology of Bone Metastasis

    Rocca, Carlo Della, M.D. (et al.)

    Pages 3-11

  • Bone-Modifying Agents and Anticancer Agents with Bone Effects

    Santini, Daniele (et al.)

    Pages 13-25

  • Bone-Targeted Therapies in Adjuvant Setting

    Ibrahim, Toni (et al.)

    Pages 27-39

  • Estimating Survival in Patients with Skeletal Metastases Using PATHFx: An Adaptive, Validated, Clinical Decision Support Tool

    Forsberg, Jonathan A. (et al.)

    Pages 43-48

  • How Expected Survival Influences the Choice of Surgical Procedure in Metastatic Bone Disease

    Tsagozis, Panagiotis (et al.)

    Pages 49-54

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Hardcover $129.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Management of Bone Metastases
Book Subtitle
A Multidisciplinary Guide
Editors
  • Vincenzo Denaro
  • Alberto Di Martino
  • Andrea Piccioli
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-73485-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-73485-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-73484-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 290
Number of Illustrations
44 b/w illustrations, 57 illustrations in colour
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