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Title Neuro-oncology : the essentials / [edited by] Mark Bernstein, Mitchel S. Berger.

Publication Info. New York : Thieme, 2015.

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Edition Third edition.
Description 1 online resource (618 pages) : color illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Neuro-Oncology: The Essentials; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contributors; I Biology; 1 Epidemiology; 2 Pathology and Molecular Classification; 3 Molecular Markers and Pathways in Brain Tumorigenesis; 4 Brain Tumor Stem Cells; II Evaluation; 5 Anatomic Imaging; 6 Metabolic Imaging; 7 Physiological Imaging; 8 Functional Imaging; III Surgery; 9 Perioperative Management; 10 Imaged-Guided Surgery: Frame and Frameless; 11 Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging; 12 Other Intraoperative Aids; 13 Endoscopic Approaches; 14 Functional Mapping.
15 Complications of SurgeryIV Radiation; 16 Fractionated Radiotherapy; 17 Stereotactic Radiosurgery; 18 Alternative Radiotherapy Approaches; V Systemic Therapy; 19 Systemic Chemotherapy; 20 Intratumoral Chemotherapy; 21 Targeted Therapies for Gliomas; 22 Immunobiology and Immune Therapy; 23 Gene Therapy for Gliomas; VI Specific Tumors; 24 Low-Grade Gliomas; 25 Malignant Gliomas; 26 Pilocytic Astrocytomas and Other Indolent Tumors; 27 Brainstem Tumors; 28 Pediatric Posterior Fossa Tumors; 29 Pediatric Supratentorial Tumors; 30 Pineal Region Tumors; 31 Intraventricular Tumors; 32 Meningiomas.
33 Skull Base Meningiomas and Other Tumors34 Pituitary Tumors; 35 Craniopharyngiomas; 36 Vestibular Schwannomas; 37 Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma; 38 Metastatic Brain Tumors; 39 Intradural Spinal Tumors; 40 Spinal Column Tumors; 41 Peripheral Nerve Tumors and Tumor-Like Conditions; 42 Familial Tumor Syndromes; VII Related Issues; 43 Complications of Medical Therapy; 44 Pseudoprogression After Glioma Therapy; 45 Quality of Life and Neurocognitive Function; 46 End-of-Life Care and Other Ethical Issues; 47 Seminal Randomized Controlled Trials in Neuro-Oncology.
Summary Neuro-Oncology: The Essentials, Third Edition, is a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental science and core clinical concepts behind the successful multidisciplinary management of patients with brain and spine tumors. Among the updates to this new edition are eight new chapter topics, including: Endoscopic Approaches, Pediatric Supratentorial Tumors, and Neuro-Oncology in the Developing World. The book begins with basic science, progresses to clinical applications, and includes a robust section on specific tumor types. Key Features: A major revision, with a 20% increase in content and o.
Note © 2015 Georg Thieme Verlag KG
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Brain -- Cancer.
Brain -- Tumors.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bernstein, Mark, 1950 May 23- editor.
Berger, Mitchel S., author.
Added Title Neuro-oncology (Bernstein)
Other Form: Print version: Neuro-oncology. Third edition. New York : Thieme, [2015] 9781604068832 (DLC) 2014015116 (OCoLC)877024384
ISBN 9781604068849 (electronic bk.)
1604068841 (electronic bk.)
9781604068832 (alk. paper)
1604068833 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 10.1055/b-002-98007