Tumors of the Pediatric Central Nervous System

Publication Year: 2013

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Keating, Robert F.; Goodrich, James Tait; Packer, Roger J.

Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-60-406546-6

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 94

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Description

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 include:
- 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.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Keating, Robert F.; Goodrich, James Tait; Packer, Roger J.
ISBN: 978-1-60-406546-6
Specialty:
Neurology
Oncology
Pediatrics
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 568
Illustrations: 492
Year: 2013
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 94

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