Balagamwala, Jacob Miller, Lilyana Angelov, John H. Here, we present a review highlighting the use of spinal radiosurgery for the treatment of metastatic tumors of the spine. He currently serves as the Harrison Distinguished Professor of Neurological Surgery. Use new imaging techniques to anatomically locate tumors before and during treatment. Streamline clinical decision making with abundant new treatment and diagnostic algorithms as well as concrete management recommendations. Lijun Ma, PhD, is professor in residence of radiation oncology physics and director of the Physics Residency Program at the University of California, San Francisco. The local control rates for cerebral lesions at 12 and 24 months were 100% and 96.
This book starts in the first chapter with perspectives from leading voices in the field on the biological basis of hypofractionated approaches and their potential advantages in the era of maximizing value in medicine. Outcomes and toxicity for hypofractionated and single-fraction image-guided stereotactic radiosurgery for sarcomas metastasizing to the spine. He is listed in Best Doctors of America. The treatment course is reduced to only a few sessions generally up to 5 , with total doses ranging from 12 to 30 Gy delivered in 1 to 5 fractions. Yuh, Zhibin Huang, Eric L.
Kelley, Mihaela Marrero, and Jonathan P. Kastan as well as new editors James H. Chmura, Justus Adamson, John P. Some papers, specifically highlighting alternative treatment options, are accompanied by editorials prepared by recognized experts in the field. Lo, Arjun Sahgal, Eric L. He has published more than 300 papers and has served as the editor for several books. He currently serves as the Harrison Distinguished Professor of Neurological Surgery.
Gather step-by-step techniques for assessing and implementing radiotherapeutic options with this comprehensive, full-color, clinically oriented text. Since then he has been recognized as a national and international clinical expert and research leader in radiosurgery. No other filter was activated and we assessed all of the published data that were available in English. Each of the patients received a total dose of 27-30 Gy, typically delivered in three fractions. Stay at the forefront of the latest developments in cancer pharmacology, oncology and healthcare policy, survivorship in cancer, and many other timely topics. This state-of-the-art book will appeal to a wide audience of physicians and their multidisciplinary clinical and technical collaborators. After his neurosurgical training, he joined the faculty of the University of Virginia's Department of Neurological Surgery.
Overall, the editors have done a great job with this textbook. Knisely Principles of Image-Guided Hypofractionated Radiotherapy of Spine Metastases Johannes Roesch, Stefan Glatz, and Matthias Guckenberger Spine Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for the Treatment of De Novo Spine Metastasis Ehsan H. Such treatment integrates radiation therapy, interventional neuroradiology and surgical approaches ,. He was a visiting resident at Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Salama Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic Whole-Brain Radiotherapy and Simultaneous Integrated Boost for Brain Metastases Alan Nichol Image-Guided Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for High-Grade Glioma John Cuaron and Kathryn Beal Benign Brain Tumors Or Cohen-Inbar and Jason P.
He was a visiting resident at Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Extensive data regarding clinical outcomes are available; however, this information has primarily been generated from retrospective and nonrandomized prospective series. Many cancer patients will develop spinal metastases. They have recruited a well-respected list of experts as authors who have provided a wide range of perspectives on the various topics presented in this text. Sheehan Radiation Necrosis Kenneth Y. Responsibility: edited by Arjun Sahgal, Simon S. He has been invited to speak at several international meetings, has been a visiting professor at various universities, and leads several research groups.
Redmond Postoperative Cavity Image-Guided Stereotactic Radiotherapy Outcomes Mary Frances McAleer and Paul D. Category: Medical Author : John E. He earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia and completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Virginia along with fellowships in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh and microsurgery at the Auckland Medical Center in New Zealand. Lo, Lijun Ma, Jason P. A new co-editor, 31 new chapters, and a new standardized format make it essential to today's practitioner. Organized by tumor then by region, this resource details diagnostic and therapeutic options for primary and malignant spinal tumors.
Ma has published more than 100 papers and more than 20 book chapters, and is a holder of three international patents. Such devices are noninvasive and thus do not guarantee that a patient will remain perfectly positioned. Lo, David Larson, Arjun Sahgal, and Lijun Ma Summary of Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy: Serious Late Toxicities and Strategies to Mitigate Risk Simon S. We found that spinal radiosurgery is safe and provides excellent tumor control up to 94% local control and pain relief up to 96% , independent of histology. With 337 additional expert contributors. However, it is now increasingly offered by many community-based, radiation oncology practices.