Kardamakis, Dimitrios

Bone Metastases

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Table of contents

Part I. Fundamental Concepts of Bone Metastases

1. Bone Anatomy, Physiology and Function
Vassiliki Tzelepi, Athanassios C. Tsamandas, Vassiliki Zolota, Chrisoula D. Scopa

2. Pathophysiology of Bone Metastases
G. David. Roodman

3. Angiogenesis and Bone Metastasis: Implications for Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment
Pelagia G. Tsoutsou, Michael I. Koukourakis

4. Natural History, Prognosis, Clinical Features and Complications of Metastatic Bone Disease
Vassilios Vassiliou, Edward Chow, Dimitrios Kardamakis

5. Bone Biomarkers in Research and Clinical Practice
Janet E. Brown, Edward Chow

Part II. Imaging Modalities

6. Radiologic Evaluation Of Skeletal Metastases: Role Of Plain Radiographs And Computed Tomography
Christina Kalogeropoulou, Anna Karachaliou, Peter Zampakis

7. The Contribution Of Nuclear Medicine In The Diagnosis Of Bone Metastases
Andor Glaudemans, Marnix Lam, Niels Veltman, Rudi Dierckx, Alberto Signore

8. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Of Metastatic Bone Disease
Ekaterini Solomou, Alexandra Kazantzi, Odysseas Romanos, Dimitrios Kardamakis

Part III. Therapeutic Strategies

9. Radiotherapy And Bone Metastases
Jan W.H. Leer, Yvette Linden

10. Biphosphonates In The Management Of Metastatic Bone Disease
Fred Saad, Arif Hussain

11. Combined Radiotherapy and Bisphosphonates: State of Art
Vassilios Vassiliou, Dimitrios Kardamakis

12. Biphosphonates in the Treatment of Bone Metastases – Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
Cesar Augusto Migliorati

13. Surgical Management of Bone Metastases
Markku Nousiainen, Cari Whyne, Albert Yee, Joel Finkelstein, Michael Ford

14. The Role of Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Bone Metastases
Thomas Makatsoris, Haralabos P. Kalofonos

15. Hormonotherapy of Bone Metastases
Konstantinos Kamposioras, Evangelos Briasoulis

16. Radionuclide Therapy
Giovanni Storto

Part IV. Assessment of Therapeutic Response

17. Assessment of Therapeutic Response
Orit Freedman, Mark Clemons, Vassilios Vassiliou, Dimitrios Kardamakis, Christine Simmons, Mateya Trinkaus, Edward Chow

18. Outcome Measures in Bone Metastases Clinical Trials
Amanda Hird, Edward Chow

Keywords: Biomedicine, Cancer Research, Oncology

Publication year
Cancer Metastasis – Biology and Treatment
Page amount
416 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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