Management of Bone Metastases

A Multidisciplinary Guide

  • Vincenzo Denaro
  • Alberto Di Martino
  • Andrea Piccioli

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Biology of Bone Metastases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Carlo Della Rocca, Claudio Di Cristofano
      Pages 3-11
    3. Daniele Santini, Francesco Pantano, Michele Iuliani, Giulia Ribelli, Paolo Manca, Bruno Vincenzi et al.
      Pages 13-25
    4. Toni Ibrahim, Federica Recine
      Pages 27-39
  3. Approach to the Patient

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Panagiotis Tsagozis, Jonathan Forsberg, Henrik C. F. Bauer, Rikard Wedin
      Pages 49-54
    3. Michele Fiore, Carla Germana Rinaldi, Sara Ramella
      Pages 55-63
    4. Francesca De Felice, Daniela Musio, Vincenzo Tombolini
      Pages 65-72
    5. Riccardo Ghermandi, Gisberto Evangelisti, Marco Girolami, Valerio Pipola, Stefano Bandiera, Giovanni Barbanti-Bròdano et al.
      Pages 73-92
    6. Maurizio Scorianz, Franco Gherlinzoni, Domenico A. Campanacci
      Pages 93-102
    7. Andrea Angelini, Giulia Trovarelli, Pietro Ruggieri
      Pages 103-113
    8. Maria Silvia Spinelli, Andrea Piccioli
      Pages 115-122
  4. Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Primo Daolio, Vincenzo Ippolito, Barbara Rossi, Eleonora Marini, Stefano Bastoni
      Pages 125-135
    3. Vincenzo Denaro, Alberto Di Martino
      Pages 137-147
    4. Carmine Zoccali, Dario Attala, Alessandra Scotto, Roberto Biagini
      Pages 149-157
    5. Eduardo J. Ortiz-Cruz, Manuel Peleteiro-Pensado, Irene Barrientos-Ruiz, Rafael Carbonell-Escobar
      Pages 159-165
    6. Vincenzo Denaro, Alberto Di Martino
      Pages 167-172
    7. R. Piana, P. Pellegrino, S. Marone
      Pages 173-181
    8. Giulio Di Giacomo, Fabrizio Donati, Carlo Perisano, Michele Attilio Rosa, Giulio Maccauro
      Pages 183-189
    9. Roberto Casadei, Gabriele Drago, Davide Donati
      Pages 191-211
    10. J. J. Willeumier, C. W. P. G. van der Wal, R. J. P. van der Wal, P. D. S. Dijkstra, M. A. J. van de Sande
      Pages 213-224
    11. Carol D. Morris, Maria Silvia Spinelli
      Pages 225-233
    12. Sandra Miccinilli, Federica Bressi, Marco Bravi, Silvia Sterzi
      Pages 235-242
  5. Minimally Invasive Tumor Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Mario Raguso, Salvatore Marsico, Christine Ojango, Salvatore Masala
      Pages 245-253
    3. Laura Campanacci, Flavio Fazioli
      Pages 255-262
    4. Alessandro Napoli, Roberto Scipione, Rocco Cannata, Oreste Moreschini
      Pages 263-271
  6. Future Directions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
    2. Costantino Errani, Davide Maria Donati
      Pages 275-280
    3. Guido Scoccianti, Rodolfo Capanna
      Pages 281-290

About this book


This highly informative book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date and practical reference for daily clinical practice in the management of patients affected by bone metastases. Written by renowned orthopedic surgeons and leading doctors in the respective fields of expertise, it offers a transversal review of the current medical and surgical treatments to allow a real interdisciplinary approach to the oncologic patient according to the highest current standards.

The book illustrates all the fundamental medical treatments for metastatic bone diseases and provides an overview of pathology issues related to this condition. An entire section is devoted to main different methods of patients approach. It also provides guidance on all current surgical procedures and minimally invasive treatment techniques.

Using a common language and recognizing the different osteoncologic competences, this work allows surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, pathologists and physiatricians to update their expertise and broaden their understanding of how a real team approach can improve the management of these oncology patients.


Bone metastasis Metastatic bone disease Osteoncology Orthopedic oncology Minimally Invasive Tumor Treatment Electrochemotherapy Radiotherapy Spine metastases Long bone metastasis

Editors and affiliations

  • Vincenzo Denaro
    • 1
  • Alberto Di Martino
    • 2
  • Andrea Piccioli
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma SurgeryUniversity Campus Bio-Medico of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma SurgeryUniversity Campus Bio-Medico of RomeRomeItaly
  3. 3.General Direction of Health Program, National Ministry of Health of ItalyRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-73484-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-73485-9
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