Tumors of the Pediatric Central Nervous System

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Thieme, 2001 - Medical - 560 pages
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A superb overview ... each chapter is well written and concise ... provides a succinct summary of the clinical, radiological, and pathological features of each tumor ... a useful reference for the treatment of pediatric central nervous system tumors. -- Journal of Neurosurgery

Tumors of the Pediatric Central Nervous System, Second Edition, provides readers with both medical management and surgical perspectives on the clinical, pathological, and radiological diagnoses and treatment of pediatric CNS tumors. It includes complete coverage of the latest diagnostic and management techniques, state-of-the-art technologies, and trends in the surgical treatment of pediatric tumors.

Highlights of the Second Edition:

  • Contains 19 new chapters on such topics as recent advances in the cytogenetics and molecular biology of pediatric brain tumors, gangliogliomas and miscellaneous spinal cord tumors in children, post-chemotherapy morbidity, and many more
  • Addresses the important issues of long-term chronic treatment of pediatric tumor patients and related outcome measures
  • Includes summary boxes and tables that distill large amounts of information for quick review
  • Written by editors and contributors who are world-renowned experts in the field of pediatric neurosurgery and oncology

Neurosurgeons, neurologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pediatricians caring for patients with tumors of the central nervous system will find this book to be an essential resource that they will repeatedly consult as they strive to enhance patient care.

 

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Department of Neurology, Childrens National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA

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