Spine Radio Surgery


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Spine Radio Surgery


Written by leading experts from the fields of neurosurgery, radiation
oncology, and medical physics, this book is the definitive reference for
clinical applications of state-of-the-art radiosurgery of the spine. It
discusses the benefits as well as the limitations of current spine radiosurgery
treatments for benign and malignant spine disorders, primary and metastatic
tumors, and spinal cord arteriovenous malformations. The opening chapters
present the essential background information on relevant spinal cord
radiobiology, physics, and technology, followed by chapters on specific
applications of spine radiosurgery covering indications, techniques, outcomes,
and possible complications.



    • Practical guidelines on radiosurgery target
      delineation, dose selection and escalation, patient immobilization, and
      quality assurance
    • Comprehensive discussion of the design of various
      radiosurgical devices and the technical approaches recommended for the use of
    • More than 100 illustrations, most in full-color, to
      demonstrate key concepts

This is a must-have resource for clinicians, medical
physicists, fellows, and residents in neurosurgery and radiation oncology. Spine
surgeons, orthopaedists, and oncologists at all levels of expertise will also benefit from the wealth of information provided in this book.