- Author : Mario Campanacci
- Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
- Release Date : 2013-06-29
- Genre: Medical
- Pages : 1320
- ISBN 10 : 9783709138465
Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors Excerpt :
A systematic treatise of tumors and tumor-like lesions occurring in bone and soft tissues. The introductory chapter presents the terminology, the basic principles for classification and diagnosis, the general principles of imaging, biopsy and histology, the staging system and evaluation of the surgical margins, the general principles of curettage, local adjuvants, en bloc resection and reconstruction, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Each pathologic entity is described according to its epidemiology, localization, symptoms, imaging, gross pathology, histopathology, histogenesis and pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, course and stage, treatment and prognosis.