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Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

A Multidisciplinary Review with Case Presentations

Therese J Bocklage Robert Quinn Berndt Schmit Claire Verschraegen

605 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This is a comprehensive, lavishly illustrated review of orthopaedic oncology that is multi-disciplinary, integrative and highly practical.
Introductory chapters cover overviews of the basics of bone and soft tissue tumors – the pathology, radiology and surgical and oncologic management. These are followed by chapters covering all tumor types organized according to the 2013 WHO classification of bone and soft tissue tumors.  Each class of tumor is dealt with in detail, with case presentations illustrating how they would be diagnosed and managed in a clinical setting. The range of variation of each tumor type is indicated with appropriate radiological and pathological images. Detailed tables and flow charts provide quick access to vital diagnosis and staging information for each tumor type.
This book provides an expert, case-based approach to orthopaedic oncology and  patient care for trainees and practising orthopaedic surgeons, pathologists and radiologists.

  • A practical and comprehensive review of orthopaedic oncology
  • Covers all tumor types and their range of variation
  • Organized according to the 2013 WHO classification of bone and soft tissue tumours
  • Tables and flow charts provide diagnosis and staging information for each tumor type



Author Bio

Therese Bocklage M.D.
University of New Mexico School of Medicine Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico USA

Robert Quinn M.D.
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, Texas, USA

Berndt Schmit M.D.
University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Claire Verschraegen M.D.
University of Vermont Cancer Center, Burlington, Vermont, USA