Surgery of Spinal Tumors

by Jörg Klekamp

Publisher: Springer

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Neurosurgery,
  • Radiology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Surgery - Neurosurgery,
  • Extradural Tumors,
  • Extramedullary Tumors,
  • Intramedullary Tumors,
  • Medical / Surgery / Neurosurgery,
  • Spinal Cord,
  • Spine Surgery,
  • Surgery - General
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages526
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9625910M
ISBN 103540447148
ISBN 109783540447146

Spinal Tumor Surgery. Spinal tumors are serious and can potentially be life threatening. Even benign tumors can cause problems with the normal function of the spine. Surgery is typically required to remove the tumor. Surgery can be from the front, back or side depending upon the location of the spinal tumor. Tumors can grow along the spinal cord, just as they can in other parts of your body, such as the lungs or liver. A tumor forms in the spinal cord when cells grow too quickly.   Treating Spinal Tumors. The spinal cord is a long, fragile structure packed with nervous tissues. The spine connects all our body’s nerves. During spinal surgeries, one wrong move of surgeons can render a person into a state of coma. Orthopedic surgeons normally perform spinal surgery. Patients with the following condition often get spinal. We hope that this book will aid neurosurgeons and spine surgeons in coun-seling and treating patients with spinal tumors. Table 1. Data of spinal tumors treated in patients with operations between and Type of tumor Number of patients Number of tumors Number of operations No surgery Intramedullary 9 Extramedullary.

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. The fascicules, to which the tumors show an extension but in which they are not completely held in the spinal neurofibroma surgery, can be most often separated and protected by dissecting the tumor during the surgery [34, 35]. However, the nerve roots’ protection problems increase, and the nerve root can be sacrificed in the cases, in which Author: Feyzi Birol Sarica. Tumors of the spine encompass a heterogeneous group of lesions that can be divided into three main subgroups: extradural, intradural extramedullary, and intradural intramedullary lesions. Intradural tumors comprise a rare subset of tumors in both adults and children with an incidence of .

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Abundantly illustrated with more than 1, figures, this comprehensive monograph describes the experience gained through the treatment of patients with spinal tumors over a year period. It covers clinical presentations and neuroradiological features of Cited by: 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.

Intramedullary tumors. Surgery is the treatment of choice or the only effective treatment for intramedullary spinal cord tumors. Most patients experience some loss of posterior column function following surgery due to the performance of the myelotomy through the posterior median : Xiaoming Qi, Frank Y.

Shan, Dongxia Feng, Jason H. Huang and. The request from Professor Jörg Klekamp for me to write the foreword for this monograph was an appealing challenge. Prior to the era of microneu- surgery, I was firmly involved in the surgery of spinal lesions, and achieved surgical removal of spinal arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) on 12 - tients in the years between and This book provides state-of-the-art, in-depth knowledge of spinal cord tumor surgery.

After an introduction to the history and etiology of spinal cord tumor treatment, the molecular biology, cytogenetics and pathology of this group of tumors is : Springer International Publishing.

Life Surgery of Spinal Tumors book Surgery. Adults with spinal cord tumors are exceedingly rare, and written accounts of what it's like to survive tumor-removal surgery are even more rare.

Dawn was told that things would be "different" after surgery, but she had no idea just how strange her sensory experiences would turn out to be. Now with this textbook, Surgery of Spinal Tumors, rich in color photographs from the operating room (OR), a glance into surgical correlations is possible.

This, of course, is not a substitute for being in the OR and watching step-by-step tumor removal, but the book is, nonetheless, instructional.

Adults with spinal cord tumors are exceedingly rare, and written accounts of what it’s like to survive tumor-removal surgery are even more rare. Dawn was told that things would be “different” after surgery, but she had no idea just Surgery of Spinal Tumors book strange her sensory experiences would turn out to be.

Surgery for a spine tumor depends on the nature and location of the tumor. Resection: When possible, the tumor is resected (removed) to relieve pressure and pain. This is delicate surgery, as tumors can be adjacent to important spine structures.

At Weill Cornell, we emphasize intraoperative monitoring and stimulation of the spinal cord to maximize the safety of the resection. About this book Introduction Prior to the era of microneu- surgery, I was firmly involved in the surgery of spinal lesions, and achieved surgical removal of spinal arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) on 12 - tients in the years between and It covers clinical presentations and neuroradiological features of intramedullary, extramedullary, and extradural spinal tumors.

Coverage provides step-by-step intraoperative photographs to describe surgical strategies. In addition, the book offers techniques and gives detailed statistical analyses on postoperative outcomes by focusing on Manufacturer: Springer.

The request from Professor Jörg Klekamp for me to write the foreword for this monograph was an appealing challenge. Prior to the era of microneu- surgery, I was firmly involved in the surgery of spinal lesions, and achieved surgical removal of spinal arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) on 12 - tients in the years between and Spinal tumors comprise a diverse set of pathologies, including tumors of the spinal cord, its meninges, and tumors of the bony spinal column.

Tumors in each location can be divided into benign and. This book provides state-of-the-art, in-depth knowledge of spinal cord tumor surgery. After an introduction to the history and etiology of spinal cord tumor treatment, the molecular biology, cytogenetics and pathology of this group of tumors is discussed.

Surgery of spinal tumors. [Jörg Klekamp; Madjid Samii] Abundantly illustrated with more than 1, figures, this book provides step-by-step intraoperative photographs to describe surgical strategies.

# Spinal cord--Surgery\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The majority of spine tumors encountered by clinicians are metastatic, accounting for approximately 70 % of all spine tumors. Currently a number of treatment modalities are available for treating spinal tumors, including medical therapy, chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy, and Author: Faiz U.

Ahmad, Gabriel Zada, Michael Y. Wang. 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 are neoplasms located in either the vertebral column or the spinal cord. There are three main types of spinal tumors classified based on their location: extradural and intradural (intradural-intramedullary and intradural-extramedullary).

Extradural tumors are located outside the dura mater lining and are most commonly lty: Oncology. By combining the pathology, clinical manifestations, imaging findings, interventional treatment, management, chemotherapy/radiation therapy, and surgical management of spinal cord and spinal column tumors, Drs.

Dickman, Fehlings, and Gokaslan have put together a book that should be of interest to neuroradiologists and spine surgeons alike.

For brain and spinal cord tumors, surgery may be done to: Get a biopsy sample to determine the type of tumor and if the tumor cells have certain gene changes that might affect prognosis (outlook); Remove or destroy the tumor (or as much of it as possible) Help prevent or. Tumors within the spinal cord usually cause symptoms over large areas of the body, while tumors outside the spinal cord may grow for some time before causing nerve damage.

Other symptoms include back pain, loss of sensation, muscle weakness, incontinence and muscle spasms. 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.

Category: Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine. A recent study, based on NIS database (–) in US has reported the overall in-hospital mortality rate of % in operated spinal tumors.

We had one (%) mortality in a patient with an intramedullary tumor. The various series of spinal tumors had a good functional outcome in 15–90%[29,30,31,32,33,34] of patients. In our series, a. high quality illustrations, including in brilliant color This text covers the state-of-the-art techniques for diagnosing and managing tumors of the spine and spinal cord.

From the fundamentals of spinal cord anatomy and the pathology of spinal tumors, to the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment techniques for specific spinal tumors, this is the only comprehensive text devoted to. Surgery of Spinal Tumors. the book offers techniques and gives detailed statistical analyses on postoperative outcomes by focusing on postoperative complications as well as short-term and long.

of surgery. Key words: spinal tumors, spinal cord compression, surgical treatment, laminectomy, transpedicular fixation, postoperative complications. INTRODUCTION Treatment of spine and spinal cord tumors is complex and a multidisciplinary approach is required. Contemporary treatment include surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

Semmes Murphey's Dr. Kenan Arnautovic has literally written the book on spinal tumors and their surgical treatment. Along with co-editor Dr. Ziya Gokaslan of Brown University, Dr. Arnautovic compiled the best information from neurosurgeons, spine surgeons, and pediatric neurosurgeons from around the country and the globe to provide an in-depth, contemporary review of all aspects of.

Spinal Tumor Surgery. A spinal tumor is one of two basic types. Primary tumors originate in the spine or spinal cord. Secondary tumors are metastatic tumors that spread from another area to the spine. Ideally, spinal tumor surgery can completely remove the tumor with advanced surgical techniques and a maximum safety margin/5(24).

Spinal column disorders requiring surgery range from degenerative processes to traumatic injury to tumors. In some circumstances, the stability of the spine is affected. When needed, spinal fusion with or without instrumentation or “hardware” is used to re-establish spinal on: Leesburg Pike SuiteFalls Church,VA.

Spinal angiography with tumor embolization is performed prior to surgery when dealing with tumors with an abnormally large number of blood vessels. In this procedure the blood vessels are identified by injecting dye into the tumor and then the interventional radiologist injects a special substance into the blood vessels to stop the blood flow.

Surgery is beneficial to treat the spinal tumors which are located outside the spinal cord. Radiation Therapy: When the surgery is risky or removal of all the tumor is not possible then radiation therapy is performed to kill the remnant of the tumor/5().Benign spinal tumors are non-cancerous, more often than not harmless tumors.

The only time they may need to be removed is if they’re exuding pressure upon the spinal cord. This may cause the nerves throughout the spinal cord to become negatively affected and may ultimately cause a great deal of pain and discomfort to occur.

Now with this textbook, Surgery of Spinal Tumors, rich in color photographs from the operating room (OR), a glance into surgical correlations is possible. This, of course, is not a substitute for being in the OR and watching step-by-step tumor removal, but the book is, nonetheless, instructional.