Neuro-oncology: The Essentials

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Mark Bernstein, Mitchel S. Berger
Thieme, 2000 - Medical - 508 pages
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Contents

Pathology and ClassificationDaofd N Louis and Anat O StemmerRachamimov
18
Molecular NeuroOncologyNaZin Gupta and James T Rutka
30
Genetic AspectsC David James
42
Brain Tumors and the BloodBrain BarrierHerbert H Engelhard
49
Evaluation
55
Metabolic ImagingTZiomas F Budinger and Kathleen M Brennan
78
Functional Magnetic Resonance ImagingEZame T Kiriakopoulos and David J Mikulis
94
Surgical Strategies
114
Novel Therapeutic StrategiesRoberta P Glick and Terry Lichtor
289
Specific Problems Chapter 30 LowGrade GliomasMarfc 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 TumorsFepe C Albuquerque Aran P Amar and Michael L J Apuzzo
338
Brain Stem TumorsAissa T Reddy and Timothy B Mapstone
352
Pediatric Posterior Fossa Tumoxsl Michael D Taylor and James T Rutka
363

Stereotactic BiovsyAbhaya V Kulkarni and Mark Bernstein
122
Functional MappingG Evren Keles and Mitchel S Berger
130
Complications of SurgeryRonald E Warnick
148
Radiation
160
Conventional RadiationGZenn S Bauman and David A Larson
169
Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiation TherapyDougZas Kondziolka
183
BrachytherapyNormand Laperriere
198
Boron Neutron Capture TherapyEdward R Lawsjr
205
HyperthermiaPenm K Sneed
218
Chemotherapy
225
Intraarterial Chemotherapyan C Buckner
234
Intratumoral ChemotherapyJon D Weingart Laurence D Rhines and Henry Brem
240
Photodynamic TherapyPawZ Mutter and Brian C Wilson
249
Biological Therapy Chapter 26 Hormonal TherapyWarren P Mason
258
ImmunotherapyKtt O Lillehei
264
Gene TherapyAsfrirf Weyerbrock and Edward H Oldfield
273
Primary Central Nervous System LymphomaZejeT Raizer and Lisa M DeAngelis
377
MeningiomasPeter Black
384
Vestibular SchwannomasGeraW A Grant and Marc R Mayberg
390
Pituitary TumorsWilliam F Chandler
399
CraniopharyngiomaKrcng D Moore and William T Couldwell
409
Skull Base TumorsAkio Morita and Laligam N Sekhar
419
Peripheral Nerve TumorsLiyflwa 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 PatientsCinsfma 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 PatientsDenms Bullard
486
Index
497
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