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TitleBrain tumors : an encyclopedic approach
Author [edited by] Andrew H. Kaye, Edward R. Laws, Jr
Imprint Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier/Saunders, c2012
Edition 3rd ed
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Descript xiv, 916 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm


I: Principles -- Historical perspective -- Stem cells and progenitor cell lineages in the central nervous system -- Classification and pathogenesis of brain tumors -- Epidemiology of brain tumors -- Neurogenetics and the molecular biology of human brain tumors -- Biologic therapy for malignant glioma -- Gene therapy for human brain tumors -- Immunology of brain tumors and implications for immunotherapy -- Histopathology of brain tumors -- Advanced imaging of brain tumors -- Neuro-ophthalmology of brain tumors -- Epilepsy associated with brain tumors -- Anesthesia and intensive care management of patients with brain tumors -- Surgical principles in the management of brain tumors -- Radiosurgery and radiotherapy for brain tumors -- Clinical trials and chemotherapy -- Mouse models for brain tumor therapy -- II: Specific brain tumors -- Management of brain tumors in the pediatric patient -- Management of recurrent gliomas and meningiomas -- Low-grade astrocytomas -- Glioblastoma and malignant astrocytoma -- Oligodendroglioma -- Brainstem tumors -- Intracranial ependymomas -- Choroid plexus tumors -- Uncommon glial tumors -- Medulloblastoma and primitive neuroectodermal tumors -- Acoustic neurinoma (vestibular schwannoma) -- Other schwannomas of cranial nerves -- Brain tumors associated with neurofibromatosis -- Meningiomas -- Meningeal hemangiopericytomas -- Meningeal sarcomas -- Pineal cell and germ cell tumors -- Non-functional pituitary tumors -- Diagnostic considerations and surgical results for hyperfunctioning pituitary adenomas -- Chordomas and chondrosarcomas of the skull base -- Glomus jugulare tumors -- Carcinoma of the paranasal sinuses -- Esthesioneuroblastoma: management and outcome -- Primary central nervous system lymphoma -- Craniopharyngiomas -- Dermoid, epidermoid, and neurenteric cysts -- Colloid cysts -- Metastatic brain tumors

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