The Role of the Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Treatment of Skeletal Metastases

  • C. S. B. Galasko


Skeletal metastases may present with pain, hypercalcaemia, impending fractures, pathological fractures, spinal instability or compression of the spinal cord or cauda equina. Furthermore, patients with metastatic cancer may present with pain from benign conditions that require treatment.


Bone Metastasis Mammary Carcinoma Intramedullary Nailing Skeletal Metastasis Spinal Stabilisation 
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