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.