Über den Autor
Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
Preface Introduction I Introduction II Radiobiology of Radiosurgery Spinal Cord Radiobiology Clinical Spinal Cord Tolerance to Radiosurgery Patient Immobilization and Movement Imaging and Target Localization Treatment Delivery Quality Assurance in Spinal Radiosurgery Target Delineation and Dose Prescription Radiosurgery of Spinal Metastases Clinical Outcomes of Pain and Quality of Life After Spinal Radiosurgery Treatment of Spinal Canal Compromise Treatment Failure and Complications Radiosurgery for Benign Extramedullary Tumors of the Spine Treatment of Primary Spine Tumors Spinal Cord Arteriovenous Malformation Radiosurgery Biomechanical Assessment of Spinal Instability and Stabilization Functional Spinal Radiosurgery Multidisciplinary Combined Modality Approach
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.
Thieme Publishers New York im Thieme Verlag 2009