Part 1 Primary Bone Tumors and Osteosarcoma1 Classification of Primary Bone Tumors and of Osteosarcoma2 Epidemiology3 Clinical, Radiological and Histological Diagnosis4 Prognosis5 TreatmentPart 2 Rehabilitation6 Comprehensive Oncologic Rehabilitation and Goals7 Team and Rehabilitation Team8 Physiatric Evaluation9 Rehabilitation Setting10 Rehabilitation Management Following Knee Replacement11 Rehabilitation Management Following Hip Replacement12 Rehabilitation Management Following Shoulder Replacement13 Gait Analysis in the Rehabilitation Process.
Based on ten years of experience, this book provides a valuable tool for professionals in the field of bone tumors. Although rare, when diagnosed these tumors can cause anxiety and apprehension in patients, and it is necessary to find rapid solutions and medical rehabilitation protocols capable of dealing with these delicate cases. As such those working in this field need to constantly update their knowledge to ensure an appropriate approach to this particular pathology.
This book is a useful consultation tool for physiotherapists, orthopedic oncology surgeons, rehabilitation specialists and everyone who works with bone tumors on a regular basis.
Maurizio Lopresti specializes in physical rehabilitation. For many years he has been in charge of the Oncologic Rehabilitation Unit and he is currently responsible for MAC coordination at the Gaetano Pini-CTO Hospital. He is also an adjunct Professor of Physiotherapy at the University of Milan.
Lorenzo Panella is a physiatrist and geriatrician, as well as Chief of the Rehabilitation Department at the Orthopaedic Center Gaetano Pini - CTO, in Milan, Italy. He is also a teaching Professor at the School of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Milan.
Besides, he is Editor-in-Chief of the Italian Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine (MR), the official journal of the Italian Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (SIMFER) for training, professional updating and information, now published by Springer Healthcare.