Bone Metastases

A translational and clinical approach

ISBN: 978-1-4020-9818-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-9819-2 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Fundamental Concepts of Bone Metastases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-30

      Bone Anatomy, Physiology and Function

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      Pages 31-50

      Pathophysiology of Bone Metastases

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      Pages 51-76

      Angiogenesis and Bone Metastasis: Implications for Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment

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      Pages 77-92

      Natural History, Prognosis, Clinical Features and Complications of Metastatic Bone Disease

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      Pages 93-116

      Bone Biomarkers in Research and Clinical Practice

  3. Imaging Modalities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

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      Pages 119-136

      Radiologic Evaluation Of Skeletal Metastases: Role Of Plain Radiographs And Computed Tomography

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      Pages 137-162

      The Contribution Of Nuclear Medicine In The Diagnosis Of Bone Metastases

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      Pages 163-181

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging Of Metastatic Bone Disease

  4. Therapeutic Strategies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-193

      Radiotherapy And Bone Metastases

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      Pages 195-231

      Biphosphonates In The Management Of Metastatic Bone Disease

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      Pages 233-250

      Combined Radiotherapy and Bisphosphonates: State of Art

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      Pages 251-262

      Biphosphonates in the Treatment of Bone Metastases – Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

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      Pages 263-286

      Surgical Management of Bone Metastases

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      Pages 287-298

      The Role of Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Bone Metastases

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      Pages 299-320

      Hormonotherapy of Bone Metastases

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      Pages 321-341

      Radionuclide Therapy

  5. Assessment of Therapeutic Response

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 343-343

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      Pages 345-370

      Assessment of Therapeutic Response

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      Pages 371-394

      Outcome Measures in Bone Metastases Clinical Trials

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 395-400