Brain tumours : an encyclopedic approach


Brain tumours : an encyclopedic approach

edited by Andrew H. Kaye, Edward R. Laws, Jr.

Churchill Livingstone, 1995

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Includes bibliographical references and index



This unique and comprehensive reference covers the basic science and components of brain tumours as well as the clinical aspects -- including incidence, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, pre-operative management, surgery, post-operative care and adjuvant treatment.


SECTION 1 BASIC PRINCIPLES: Historical Perspective. The Developing Brain and Cellular Targets for Neoplastic Transformation. Classification and Pathogenesis of Brain Tumours. Epidemiology of Brain Tumours and Factors in Prognosis. Neurogenetics and the Molecular Biology of Human Brain Tumours. Biochemistry and Metabolism of Brain Tumours. Immunobiology of Brain Tumours and Implications for Immunotherapy. Histopathology, Immunochemistry and Ultrastructure of Brain Tumours. Brain Edema, Increased Intracranial Pressure, Vascular Effects, And Other Epiphenomena of Human Brain Tumours. Clinical, Imaging and Laboratory Diagnosis of Brain Tumours. Neuro-Ophthalmology of Brain Tumours. Epilepsy Associated with Brain Tumours. Functional and Metabolic Imaging of Brain Tumours. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Management of Patients with Brain Tumours. Surgical Principles in the Management of Brain Tumours . Stereotaxis in the Diagnosis and Management of Brain Tumours. Radiation Therapy and Radiosurgery for Brain Tumours. Chemotherapy for Brain Tumours. Brain Tumour Therapy Protocols and Combined Modality Therapy. Experimental Therapy for Brain Tumours. Experimental Models of Brain Tumour. Management of Brain Tumours in the Paediatric Patient. Management of Recurrent Gliomas and Meningiomas SECTION 2 SPECIFIC BRAIN TUMOURS: Part I Gliomas: Low Grade Astrocytomas. Glioblastoma and Malignant Astrocytoma. Oligodendroglioma. Intracranial Ependymomas. Choroid Plexus Papilloma. Uncommon Glial Tumors. Part II Neuronal and Neuronal Precursor Tumours: Medulloblastoma and Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors. Part III Nerve Sheath Tumours: Acoustic Neurinoma (Vestibular Schwannoma). Acoustic Neurinoma (Vestibular Schwannoma). The Suboccipital Approach. Other Schwannomas of Cranial Nerves. Brain Tumors Associated with Neurofibromatosis. Part IV Meningeal Tumours: Meningiomas. Meningeal Hemangiopericytomas. Meningeal Sarcoma. Part V Pineal Region Tumou Rs: Pineal Cell and Germ Cell Tumors. Part VI Pituitary Tumours: Pituitary Tumors. P

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