Major advances in the field of brain tumors and oncology make this book necessary now more than ever. Chapters include epidemiology, evaluation and treatment, neuroradiological studies, radiosurgery, and chemotherapy for key neurosurgical topics such as peripheral nerve tumors, tumors of the cranial base, brain metastasis, and spinal axis tumors. A must - have reference for every neurosurgical practice! Features Presents an outstanding review of state-of-the-art basic science, including epidemiology as well as molecular and cellular biology. Describes the very latest approaches to diagnostic imaging and pathologic classification. Covers the newest treatment techniques, from neurosurgery through radiation therapy chemotherapy neuro - interventional techniques immunotherapy and gene therapy, and discusses functional outcomes and clinical trial findings. Explores all of the most challenging neurologic cancers that clinicians face, including meningiomas chordomas and chondrosarcomas of the cranial base benign and malignant peripheral nerve tumors medulloblastomas neurocutaneous syndromes ependymomas and malignant rhabdoid tumors. Includes a thorough section on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology. Offers more than 800 crisp clinical and pathological photos to facilitate diagnosis and treatment Features a user - friendly full - color layout throughout for ease of reference.
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Titolo: Textbook of Neuro - Oncology
Autori: Berger - Prados
Editore: Elsevier - Saunders
Finitura: Copertina rigida
Misure: 21x27 cm
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