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Textbook of neuro-oncology

Author: Mitchel S Berger; Michael Prados
Publisher: Philadelphia : Elsevier Saunders, ©2005.
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Presents an outstanding review of state-of-the-art basic science, including epidemiology as well as molecular and cellular biology. This volume describes the very latest approaches to diagnostic imaging and pathologic classification; covers the newest treatment techniques, from neurosurgery through radiation therapy, chemotherapy, neuro-interventional techniques, immunotherapy, and gene therapy, and discusses  Read more...
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Textbook of neuro-oncology.
Philadelphia : Elsevier Saunders, ©2005
(OCoLC)636929175
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchel S Berger; Michael Prados
ISBN: 0721681484 9780721681481
OCLC Number: 54407519
Description: xx, 854 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Epidemiology of brain tumors / Margaret Wrensch, Terri Chew, Mitchel S. Berger, Yuriko Minn and Melissa L. Bondy --
Ch. 2. Molecular and cell biology / Russell O. Pieper and Joseph F. Costello --
Ch. 3. Animal models / Dominique B. Hoelzinger and Michael E. Berens --
Ch. 4. Diagnostic imaging / Soonmee Cha --
Ch. 5. Pathologic classification / Scott R. VandenBerg --
Ch. 6. Neuroendocrinology / Sandeek Kunwar --
Ch. 7. Neurotology / William H. Slattery III and Marlan R. Hansen --
Ch. 8. Neuro-ophthalmology / Creig S. Hoyt --
Ch. 9. Surgical strategies in the management of brain tumors / G. Evren Keles and Mitchel S. Berger --
Ch. 10. Basic concepts underlying radiation therapy / Kristin Bradley and Minesh Mehta --
Ch. 11. Chemotherapy principles / Ian F. Parney and Michael D. Prados --
Ch. 12. Neurointerventional techniques / Christopher F. Dowd, Van V. Halbach and Randall T. Higashida --
Ch. 13. Immunotherapy / James Waldron and Andrew T. Parsa --
Ch. 14. Gene therapy for malignant gliomas / Devin K. Binder --
Ch. 15. Functional outcomes / Christina A. Meyers --
Ch. 16. Clinical trials / Susan M. Chang and Kathleen R. Lamborn --
Ch. 17. Diffuse astrocytoma / G. Evren Keles, Tarik Tihan, Eric C. Burton, Michael D. Prados and Mitchel S. Berger --
Ch. 18. Anaplastic astrocytoma / Steven Brem, Susan Snodgrass, Margaret Booth-Jones, James Pearlman, Reed Murtagh, Frank Vrionis, S. Clifford Schold, Jr., Marguerite Wotoczek-Obadia and Amyn Rojiani --
Ch. 19. Glioblastoma multiforme / Ian F. Parney and Michael D. Prados --
Ch. 20. Pilocytic astrocytoma / Edward R. Smith, David H. Ebb, Nancy J. Tarbell and Fred G. Barker II --
Ch. 21. Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma / Ziya Gokaslan and Tarik Tihan --
Ch. 22. Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma and tuberous sclerosis complex / Asis Kumar Bhattacharyya, Patrick Shannon and Mark Bernstein --
Ch. 23. Oligodendroglial tumors / Johan M. Kros, Ping-pin Zheng, John G. Wolbers and Martin J. van den Bent --
Ch. 24. Mixed gliomas / W. K. Alfred Yung, Joann Aaron and Kenneth D. Aldape --
Ch. 25. Ependymoma / Allan H. Friedman, Roger E. McLendon, James N. Provenzale and Henry S. Friedman --
Ch. 26. Choroid plexus tumors / Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Peter Jun, Jaque Jumper, Tarik Tihan and Michael W. McDermott --
Ch. 27. Astroblastoma / Ivo W. Tremont-Lukats and Kenneth D. Aldape --
Ch. 28. Gliomatosis cerebri / Justin S. Smith, Susan M. Chang, Kathleen R. Lamborn, Michael D. Prados, Mitchel S. Berger and G. Edward Vates --
Ch. 29. Chordoid glioma of the third ventricle / Gary L. Gallia, Martin G. Pomper and Alessandro Olivi --
Ch. 30. Mixed neuronal and glial tumors / Richard A. Prayson, Lilyana Angelov and Gene H. Barnett --
Ch. 31. Neuronal tumors / Scott R. VandenBerg --
Ch. 32. Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor / Walter A. Hall and H. Brent Clark --
Ch. 33. Pineocytoma / Andrew T. Parsa and Jeffrey N. Bruce --
Ch. 34. Pineoblastoma / Susan M. Chang, Fred G. Barker II and Tarik Tihan --
Ch. 35. Medulloblastoma / Geoffrey R. Barger, James G. Douglas, William J. Kupsky, Andrew E. Sloan and Imad T. Zak --
Ch. 36. Adult supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors / Marc C. Chamberlain, Thomas Chen, Sara H. Kim and Deborah L. Cummins --
Ch. 37. Lipomatous tumors / Jason S. Weinstein, Bette K. Kleinschmidt-DeMasters and Kevin O. Lillehei --
Ch. 38. Fibrous tumors / Egon M. R. Doppenberg, J. Chris Zacko, Michael Y. Chen and William C. Broaddus --
Ch. 39. Melanocytic tumors / Nezih Oktar, Tarik Tihan and G. Evren Keles --
Ch. 40. Hemangioblastomas / G. Edward Vates, Kurtis Ian Auguste and Mitchel S. Berger --
Ch. 41. Lymphomas and hemopoietic neoplasms / Enrico C. Lallana and Lisa M. DeAngelis --
Ch. 42. Germ cell tumors / Masao Matsutani --
Ch. 43. Acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas) / Cordula Matthies and Madjid Samii --
Ch. 44. Nonacoustic schwannomas of the cranial nerves / Samer Ayoubi and Ossama Al-Mefty --
Ch. 45. Meningiomas / Ketan R. Bulsara, Ossama Al-Mefty, Dennis C. Shrieve and Edgardo J. Angtuaco --
Ch. 46. Meningeal hemangiopericytomas and sarcomas / Samer Ayoubi and Ossama Al-Mefty --
Ch. 47. Pituitary adenomas / Jeffrey J. Laurent, K. Michael Webb, John A. Jane, Jr. and Edward R. Laws, Jr. --
Ch. 48. Chordomas and chondrosarcomas of the cranial base / Ossama Al-Mefty, Benedicto O. Colli, Edgardo J. Angtuaco and Eugen B. Hug --
Ch. 49. Paragangliomas of the skull base / Aramis Teixeira, Ossama Al-Mefty and Muhammad M. Husain --
Ch. 50. Carcinoma of the paranasal sinuses and olfactory neuroblastoma / Franco DeMonte, Daryl R. Fourney, Adam S. Garden and Eduardo M. Diaz, Jr. --
Ch. 51. Craniopharyngioma / Tetsuo Kanno --
Ch. 52. Epidermoid tumors / Emad T. Aboud and Ali F. Krisht --
Ch. 53. Brain metastasis from non-small cell lung cancer / Adam N. Mamelak, Fredric Grannis, Robert Morgan, Jr. and Richard D. Pezner --
Ch. 54. Small cell lung carcinoma / Deborah T. Blumenthal, Gordon A. Watson and Richard Wheeler --
Ch. 55. Management of central nervous system metastases from breast carinoma / Ali Schwaiki, Vaneerat Ratanatharathorn, Laura F. Hutchins, Said El-Shihabi and Mark E. Linskey --
Ch. 56. Brain metastases from malignant melanoma / John H. Sampson, Timothy D. Shafman, James H. Carter, Jr., Allan H. Friedman and Hilliard F. Seigler --
Ch. 57. Brain metastases : renal cell carcinoma / Kevin O. Lillehei and Brian D. Kavanagh --
Ch. 58. Intracerebral metastatic colon carcinoma / Timothy Ryken, Thomas Carlisle and John M. Buatti --
Ch. 59. Gynecologic malignancies / Sabrina M. Walski-Easton and Walter A. Hall --
Ch. 60. Multidisciplinary management of patients with brain metastases from an unknown primary tumor / Robert J. Bohinski, Kevin P. Redmond, Abdul-Rahman Jazieh and Ronald E. Warnick --
Ch. 61. Skull base metastasis / Franco DeMonte, Fadi Hanbali and Matthew T. Ballo --
Ch. 62. Spinal axis tumors : incidence, classification, and diagnostic imaging / Andrew T. Parsa, Tarik Tihan and Paul C. McCormick --
Ch. 63. Nerve sheath tumors of the spine / James Waldron and Philip R. Weinstein --
Ch. 64. Spinal meningiomas / Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol and William E. Krauss --
Ch. 65. Myxopapillary ependymomas / Ian F. Parney and Andrew T. Parsa --
Ch. 66. Intramedullary ependymomas / Theodore Schwartz, Andrew T. Parsa and Paul C. McCormick --
Ch. 67. Spinal cord astrocytomas : presentation, management, and outcome / Ira M. Goldstein and John K. Houten --
Ch. 68. Spinal cord hemangioblastomas / Russell R. Lonser and Edward H. Oldfield --
Ch. 69. Benign tumors of the spine / James Waldron and Christopher Ames --
Ch. 70. Malignant primary tumors of the vertebral column / Dean Chou and Ziya Gokaslan --
Ch. 71. Therapeutic options for treating metastatic spine tumors / Mark H. Bilsky and Jeremy Wang --
Ch. 72. Intrinsic metastic spinal cord tumors / John H. Chi and Andrew T. Parsa --
Ch. 73. Evaluation and management of benign peripheral nerve tumors and masses / Keith Kwok, Jefferson C. Slimp, Donald E. Born, Robert Goodkin and Michel Kliot --
Ch. 74. Malignant peripheral nerve tumors / Mubarak Al-Gahtany, Rajiv Midha, Abhijit Guha and W. Bradley Jacobs --
Ch. 75. Supratentorial low-grade gliomas / Sheila K. Singh and Peter B. Dirks --
Ch. 76. Optic pathway gliomas / Cian J. O'Kelly and James T. Rutka --
Ch. 77. Thalamic gliomas / Mark M. Souweidane --
Ch. 78. Midbrain gliomas / Charles Matouk, Patrick McDonald and James M. Drake --
Ch. 79. Supratentorial high-grade gliomas / Ian F. Pollack --
Ch. 80. Lhermitte-Duclos disease / Raafat Yahya, Todd Mainprize, Cynthia Hawkins, Juan M. Bilbao and James T. Rutka --
Ch. 81. Cerebellar astrocytomas / Cornelia S. von Koch, John H. Chi and Nalin Gupta --
Ch. 82. Brainstem gliomas / Bruce Kaufman --
Ch. 83. Dorsally exophytic brainstem gliomas / Prithvi Narayan and Timothy B. Mapstone Ch. 84. Cervicomedullary gliomas / Eve C. Tsai and James T. Rutka --
Ch. 85. Desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma / Concezio Di Rocco, Gianpiero Tamburrini, Ceasare Colosimo and Felice Giangaspero --
Ch. 86. Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma / Ganesh Rao and John R. W. Kestle --
Ch. 87. Hypothalamic hamartomas / A. Leland Albright --
Ch. 88. Ependymoma / Thomas E. Merchant and Robert A. Sanford --
Ch. 89. Medulloblastoma / Cormac O. Maher and Corey Raffel --
Ch. 90. Supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors / Mandeep S. Tamber and Peter B. Dirks --
Ch. 91. Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor / Michael D. Taylor, Todd Mainprize and Cynthia Hawkins --
Ch. 92. Pediatric meningiomas / Steve Casha, James M. Drake and James T. Rutka --
Ch. 93. Pineal region tumors in children / Tadanori Tomita --
Ch. 94. Pituitary tumors in children / Ratan D. Bhardwaj and James T. Rutka --
Ch. 95. Craniopharyngioma / Rose Du, Michael W. McDermott and Nalin Gupta --
Ch. 96. Germ cell tumors in children / Toshihiko Wakabayashi and Jun Yoshida --
Ch. 97. Choroid plexus tumors / Nabeel Al-Shafai, Raafat Yahya and James T. Rutka --
Ch. 98. Colloid cysts in children / R. Loch Macdonald --
Ch. 99. Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors / Michael D. Taylor and Lucy B. Rorke --
Ch. 100. Langerhans cell histiocytosis / Abhaya V. Kulkarni and Cynthia Hawkins --
Ch. 101. Pediatric skull base tumors / Henry E. Aryan, Hal S. Meltzer, Derek A. Bruce and Michael L. Levy --
Ch. 102. Tumors of the skull / Tien T. Nguyen and J. Gordon McComb --
Ch. 103. Epidural spinal tumors / Paul Steinbok, Stephen John Hentschel, Robert D. Labrom, Michael Sargent, Caron Stralendorf, Karen Goddard and Glenda Hendson --
Ch. 104. Spinal column tumors in pediatric patients / Douglas L. Brockmeyer and Wayne M. Gluf --
Ch. 105. Pediatric intradural and extramedullary spinal cord tumors / John C. Wellons III and W. Jerry Oakes --
Ch. 106. Intramedullary spinal tumors / Joseph H. Piatt, Jr. --
Ch. 107. Peripheral nerve tumors in children / W. Bradley Jacobs, Rajiv Midha and Mubarak Al-Gahtany --
Ch. 108. Neurocutaneous syndromes / Paul Kongkham and James T. Rutka.
Responsibility: [edited by] Mitchel S. Berger, Michael D. Prados ; associate editors, Ossama al-Mefty.

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