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Brain Tumors
Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment
edited by Joachim M. Baehring

Brain Tumors provides essential information for clinicians to provide accurate diagnoses and select the most appropriate treatment regimens for patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors and neurological complications of cancer.

Features:

  • Offers a concise and up-to-date review of the incidence, molecular pathogenesis, clinical presentation, therapy, and prognosis of brain tumors
  • Recognizes the importance of evidence-based medicine, and documents the personal experiences and research of world leaders in the field
  • Reflects the multidisciplinary nature of brain tumor management and care
  • Considers the neurological complications of cancer and its treatment
  • Contains chapters on the most influential new findings in the field including novel approaches to brain tumor therapy, and recent studies on oligodendroglial tumors and mixed gliomas, embryonal tumors, and primary CNS lymphoma

Contents

Principles of Diagnosis and Management

  • Principles of Neurosurgical Therapy
  • Principles of Radiation Therapy
  • Principles of Chemotherapy
  • New Appraoches to Brain Tumor Therapy
  • Neuro-Imaging in Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurooncological Syndromes
  • Pathology, Classification

Primary Nervous System Tumors

  • Astocytic Tumors
  • Oligodendroglioma and Mixed Tumors
  • Ependymal Tumors
  • Tumors of the Choroid Plexus
  • Neuroepithelial Tumors of Unknown Origin
  • Nerve Cell Tumors and Mixed Neuronal-Glial Tumors
  • Pineal Parenchymal Tumors
  • Embryonal Tumors
  • Peripheral Neuroblastic Tumors
  • Meningioma
  • Mesenchymal Tumors
  • Primary CNS Lymphoma
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Germinoma, Non-Germinomatous Germ Cell Tumors

Neurological Complications of Cancer

  • Central Nervous System Metastases
  • Increased Intracraial Pressure and Extracranial Compression Syndromes
  • Neurological Complications of Primary Brain Tumors and Systemic Cancer
  • Leptomeningeal Spread from Primary Brain Tumors and Systemic Cancer
  • Neurovascular Complications of Cancer
  • Symptomatic Epilepsy
  • Cancer and the Peripheral Nervous System
  • Neurological Complications of Cancer Therapy
  • Paraneoplastic Syndromes

Index

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Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment
edited by Joachim M. Baehring

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