Neuro-oncology: The Essentials

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Mark Bernstein, Mitchel S. Berger
Thieme, 2000 - Medical - 508 pages
Endorsed by the Joint Tumor Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons & the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
 

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Contents

Biology
2
Pathology and ClassificationDavid N Louis and Anat O StemmerRachamimov
18
Molecular NeuroOncologyNalin Gupta and James T Rutka
30
Genetic AspectsC David James
42
Brain Tumors and the BloodBrain BarrierHerbert H Engelhard
49
Evaluation
56
Metabolic ImagingThomas F Budinger and Kathleen M Brennan
78
Functional Magnetic Resonance ImagingElaine T Kiriakopoulos and David J Mikulis
94
Novel Therapeutic StrategiesRoberta P Glick and Terry Lichtor
289
Specific Problems
301
LowGrade GliomasMark Bernstein and Joseph Bampoe
302
Malignant GliomaSyed A Enam Jack P Rock and Mark L Rosenblum
309
Pilocytic Astrocytoma and Other Indolent TumorsJack P Rock
319
Metastatic Brain TumorsFrederick F Lang David M Wildrick and Raymond Sawaya
329
Pineal Region TumorsFelipe C Albuquerque Arun P Amar and Michael L J Apuzzo
338
Brain Stem TumorsAlyssa T Reddy and Timothy B Mapstone
352

Surgical Strategies
115
Stereotactic BiopsyAbhaya V Kulkarni and Mark Bernstein
122
Functional MappingG Evren Keles and Mitchel S Berger
130
Complications of SurgeryRonald E Warnick
148
Radiation
162
Radiobiology of the Central Nervous SystemK Kian Ang
169
Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiation TherapyDouglas Kondziolka
183
BrachytherapyNormand J Laperriere
198
Boron Neutron Capture TherapyEdward R Laws Jr
205
HyperthermiaPenny K Sneed
218
Chemotherapy
228
Systemic ChemotherapyMichael D Prados
234
Intratumoral ChemotherapyJon D Weingart Laurence D Rhines and Henry Brem
240
Photodynamic TherapyPaul J Muller and Brian C Wilson
249
Biological Therapy
260
Hormonal TherapyWarren P Mason
264
Gene TherapyAstrid Weyerbrock and Edward H Oldfield
273
Pediatric Posterior Fossa TumorsMichael D Taylor and James T Rutka
363
Primary Central Nervous System LymphomaJeffrey J Raizer and Lisa M DeAngelis
377
MeningiomasPeter Black
384
Vestibular SchwannomasGerald A Grant and Marc R Mayberg
390
Pituitary TumorsWilliam F Chandler
399
CraniopharyngiomaKraig D Moore and William T Couldwell
409
Skull Base TumorsAkio Morita and Laligam N Sekhar
419
Peripheral Nerve TumorsLilyana Angelov and Abhijit Guha
434
Spinal Cord and Spinal Column TumorsMichael G Fehlings and Sanjay C Rao
445
Related Issues
465
Quality of Life of Brain Tumor PatientsChristina A Meyers
466
Seizures Associated with Brain TumorsG Evren Keles and Mitchel S Berger
473
Complications of Medical TherapySusan M Chang
478
Thromboembolism in Brain Tumor PatientsDennis E Bullard
486
Index
497
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