Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
            
  Top » Catalog » Journals » Journal of Pain Management » Volume 4 Issue 1 Articles » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
  
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Critical Infrastructure
$170.00
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Bestsellers
01.Vertebral Compression Fractures from Spinal Metastases: Imaging and Application of Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty (p. 63-71)
02.Bone Metastases and Quality of Life (p. 117-131)
03.Defining Oncologic Spinal Instability (p. 55-61)
04.Bisphosphonates in the Management of Bone Metastases (p. 91-97)
05.Evaluation of Photodynamic Therapy as Treatment for Spinal Metastases (p. 83-91)
06.Less Invasive Surgical Approaches for Spine Metastases (p. 73-81)
07.Management of Malignant Spinal Cord Compression (p. 43-53)
08.Palliative Radiotherapy of Bone Metastases and Pain Flare (p. 105-115)
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Vertebral Compression Fractures from Spinal Metastases: Imaging and Application of Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty (p. 63-71)
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
Vertebral Compression Fractures from Spinal Metastases: Imaging and Application of Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty (p. 63-71) $45.00
Authors:  Roger M.L. Smith
Abstract:
It is reported that 50-70% of patients with cancer have evidence of metastatic disease at the time of death and that 50% of skeletal metastases involve the spine. Often asymptomatic, vertebral metastases may only be discovered at routine metastatic workup. Pain, with or without neurological deficit is the predominant presenting symptom. This may be due to a tumor mass involving the vertebral body, extending to invade the paravertebral soft tissues, compression or invasion of adjacent nerve roots, destroying sufficient vertebral bone to cause a pathological fracture, spinal instability secondary to a fracture or more often associated with tumor destruction of the posterior elements and epidural compression of the spinal cord. Cord compression by tumor tissue and collapse of a vertebral body occurs in 5% of spinal metastases. Targeted therapy to these metastases and chemotherapy increases the likelihood of vertebral collapse. Vertebral augmentation has an established place in pain management of acute vertebral compression fracture with the possibility of reducing the fracture and restoring height to the vertebral body. Minimally invasive, these techniques can be performed as an adjunct to radiation to minimize deformity. This chapter will discuss the literature, the techniques and future directions of multimodality minimally invasive management of spinal metastases. 


Available Options:
Version:
Customers who bought this product also purchased

Management of Malignant Spinal Cord Compression (p. 43-53)

Defining Oncologic Spinal Instability (p. 55-61)

Less Invasive Surgical Approaches for Spine Metastases (p. 73-81)
Special Focus Titles
01.The Bronze Mask: Protagonists of English Literature
02.Biotechnological Applications of Seaweeds
03.The Lonely Ape that Told Himself Stories: The Necessity of Stories for Human Survival
04.Different Aspects on Chemotherapy of Trypanosomatids
05.Pediatric Surgery Handbook for Residents and Medical Students
06.Fighting for a Gender[ed] Identity: An Ethnographic Examination of White Collar Boxers
07.Blood Viscosity: Its Role in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Hematology
08.Neonatal and Perinatal Mortality: Global Challenges, Risk Factors and Interventions
09.Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling Disorder): Clinical Characteristics, Psychological Interventions and Emotional Effects
10.Thyroid Nodules and Cancer: A Simplified Case Oriented Approach
11.Biliary Diseases with Pancreatic Counterparts: A New Disease Concept
12.SAFETY & PERFORMANCE
Total Respect Management (TR3M): A Novel Approach to Achieve Safety and Performance Proactively in Any Organisation

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2017

Vertebral Compression Fractures from Spinal Metastases: Imaging and Application of Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty (p. 63-71)