Musculoskeletal Cancer Surgery

Treatment of Sarcomas and Allied Diseases

  • Martin Malawer
  • Paul H. Sugarbaker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Principles of Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Barry Shmookler, Jacob Bickels, James Jelinek, Paul Sugarbaker, Martin Malawer
      Pages 3-35
    3. Jacob Bickels, James Jelinek, Barry Shmookler, Martin Malawer
      Pages 37-45
    4. Joseph M. Klausner, Dina Lev-Chelouche, Isaac Meller, Moshe Inbar, Mordechai Gutman
      Pages 75-84
    5. Jacob Bickels, Isaac Meller, Martin Malawer
      Pages 135-145
    6. Paul Sugarbaker
      Pages 147-163
    7. Paul Sugarbaker
      Pages 165-177
    8. Martin Malawer
      Pages 215-230
  3. Muscle Group Resections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Martin Malawer, Paul Sugarbaker
      Pages 233-241
    3. Martin Malawer, Paul Sugarbaker
      Pages 243-252
    4. Martin Malawer, Paul Sugarbaker
      Pages 253-264
    5. Martin Malawer, Paul Sugarbaker
      Pages 265-277
  4. Amputations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 287-287
    2. Martin Malawer, Paul Sugarbaker
      Pages 289-298
    3. Paul Sugarbaker, Jacob Bickels, Martin Malawer
      Pages 299-304
    4. Martin Malawer, Paul Sugarbaker, Robert Henshaw
      Pages 305-317
    5. Martin Malawer, Robert Henshaw
      Pages 319-336
    6. Paul Sugarbaker, Martin Malawer
      Pages 337-349
    7. Paul Sugarbaker, Jacob Bickels, Martin Malawer
      Pages 351-362
    8. Martin Malawer, Jacob Bickels, Paul Sugarbaker
      Pages 363-369
    9. Lee Ann Rhodes
      Pages 371-380
  5. Limb-sparing Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 381-381
    2. Robert Henshaw, Martin Malawer
      Pages 383-403
    3. Jacob Bickels, Martin Malawer
      Pages 405-414
    4. Constantine Karakousis, Paul Sugarbaker
      Pages 415-424
    5. Martin Malawer
      Pages 425-438
    6. Jacob Bickels, Isaac Meller, Robert Henshaw, Martin Malawer
      Pages 439-458
    7. Jacob Bickels, Kristen Kellar, Martin Malawer
      Pages 505-518
    8. Martin Malawer, James Wittig, Cynthia Rubert
      Pages 553-568
    9. Avi Weinbroum, Nissim Marouani, Eric Lang, David Niv, James Wittig, Valery Rudick
      Pages 569-581
    10. Riki Oren, Alice Zagury, Orit Katzir, Yehuda Kollender, Isaac Meller
      Pages 583-593
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 595-626

About this book


Steven A. Rosenberg, MD In the past two decades significant progress has quality of life. The use of local radiation therapy has occurred, in the management of patients with mus- had a profound impact on the ability to achieve local loskeletal cancers, that has improved both the survival control. Cooperation between surgeons and radiation and the quality of life of afflicted patients. Changes in therapists often results in the tailoring of surgical p- the management of these patients have mirrored cedures to maximize the combined application of these trends in the entire field of oncology. two effective treatment modalities. Although impact on The most significant change has been improvement overall survival has not been demonstrated due to the in the surgical techniques for the resection of musculo- addition of radiation therapy, important advances in skeletal cancers based on a detailed understanding of improving the quality of life of patients receiving this the anatomic features of each particular tumor site, as combined-modality treatment have been evident. well as an appreciation of the natural biology that affects A third change impacting on the survival of patients the local spread of these tumors. The current volume of with musculoskeletal cancers has been the aggressive Musculoskeletal Cancer Surgery: Treatment of Sarcomas and resection of metastatic deposits.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Martin Malawer
    • 1
  • Paul H. Sugarbaker
    • 1
  1. 1.Washington Cancer InstituteWashington Hospital CenterWashington, D.C.USA

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