Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas of the Skull Base and Spine

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  • Publisher : Thieme
  • Release : 13 August 2022
  • ISBN : 0865779856
  • Page : 388 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Special features: - All available information on these tumors packed into a single volume- High-quality illustrations that make anatomy and surgical approach crystal-clear- Contributorst include: Albert Rhoton Jr., Harry Van Loveren, Laligam Sekhar, Robert Spetzler, and Chandranath Sen- Includes alternative methods of treatment, ranging from surgery to radiation modalities, with recurrence and outcome assessment

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Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas of the Skull Base and Spine

Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas of the Skull Base and Spine
  • Author : Griffith R. Harsh,Ivo P. Janecka,Henry J. Mankin,Robert G. Ojemann
  • Publisher : Thieme
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 0865779856
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Special features: - All available information on these tumors packed into a single volume- High-quality illustrations that make anatomy and surgical approach crystal-clear- Contributorst include: Albert Rhoton Jr., Harry Van Loveren, Laligam Sekhar, Robert Spetzler, and Chandranath Sen- Includes alternative methods of treatment, ranging from surgery to radiation modalities, with recurrence and outcome assessment

Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas of the Skull Base and Spine

Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas of the Skull Base and Spine
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-14
  • ISBN : 9780128043332
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Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas of the Skull Base and Spine, Second Edition, is a major reference and guide for neurosurgeons, medical oncologists, neuroscientists, orthopedic surgeons, head and neck surgeons and radiation oncologists that treat patients and research chordomas and chondrosarcomas of the axial skeleton. This book is the unique result of the collaboration of multidisciplinary specialists from a wide variety of fields (neurological sciences, medical oncology, molecular biology, orthopedics and radiation oncology), offering the most relevant information about chordomas and chondrosarcomas

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