Al-Mefty's Meningiomas

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Franco DeMonte, Michael W McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty
Thieme, May 17, 2011 - Medical - 448 pages
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Al-Mefty's Meningiomas, Second Edition is the definitive guide to meningioma diagnosis, treatment, and surgery, and reflects over a decade of major advances in the diagnosis and management of both intracranial and spinal meningiomas since the first edition was published.The text begins with important information on anatomy, pathology, and epidemiology, followed by clinical and preoperative considerations. The expert authors then provide detailed descriptions of state-of-the-art surgical approaches listed by anatomical site and special operative considerations for intracranial meningiomas. The book closes with incisive discussion of breakthroughs in radiosurgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.Features[li]New to this edition: information on molecular biology, natural history and growth rates, the rise of radiosurgery as a viable treatment option, and much more[/li][li]Over 500 high-quality radiographic images and full-color illustrations demonstrate anatomy and surgery[/li][li]In-depth coverage of intraoperative MRI and endoscopic resection[/li][li]Key topics often missing from other meningiomas texts including caseload management, and postoperative quality of life issues[/li]This landmark reference will enhance the precision and surgical skills of every clinician or resident in neurosurgery or neurology.
 

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Al; mefty meningioma is an excellent book on meningioma which i have ever seen in my life . atleast every neurosurgeon of the world should have book . and they should practice the neurosurgery especially the meningioma according to the golden words of ossama al mefty.

Contents

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
I
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
II
Chapter 3
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Chapter 28

Chapter 4
Chapter 5
III
Chapter 6
IV
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
V
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
VI
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
VII
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 29
Chapter 30
Chapter 31
Chapter 32
Chapter 33
Chapter 34
VIII
Chapter 35
Chapter 36
Chapter 37
Chapter 38
IX
Chapter 39
X
Chapter 40
Chapter 41
Chapter 42
XI
Chapter 43
Chapter 44
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Professor in Residence, Neurological Surgery, Halperin Endowed Chair, Neurosurgical Director, UCSF Gamma Knife Radiosurgery ProgramVice Chairman, Department of Neurological SurgeryRobert Ruth Halperin Chair, Meningioma Research, USCF, San Francisco, CA

Director, Skull Base Program, Lecturer, Harvard Medical SchoolDepartment of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Lecturer, Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA

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