Intracranial Gliomas Part I - Surgery

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Chernov, Mikhail F.; Muragaki, Yoshihiro; Kesari, Santosh; McCutcheon, Ian E.; Lunsford, L. Dade

Publisher: S. Karger

ISBN: 978-3-31-806056-0

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 86

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Modern principles of surgery

Aggressive surgical removal is generally considered the main initial management option for most intracranial gliomas. It often results in resolution or alleviation of neurological symptoms and signs, normalizes intracranial pressure, facilitates characterization of the neoplasm, creates optimal conditions for adjuvant therapy and neurorehabilitation, and leads to prolongation of progression-free and overall survival of patients.

Leading experts in neurosurgical oncology have contributed to this volume, highlighting modern principles of surgery for both newly-diagnosed and recurrent intracranial gliomas in adult as well as pediatric patients. The first of a three-volume set, it details epidemiological aspects, defines the importance of preoperative imaging, and describes current perioperative adjuvant needs. In addition, contemporary methods of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring, the value of brain mapping for functional preservation, tips to prevent complications, and postoperative results are presented and discussed.

This book and its accompanying volumes are mainly directed at neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists and other clinicians treating patients with brain tumors.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: S. Karger
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Chernov, Mikhail F.; Muragaki, Yoshihiro; Kesari, Santosh; McCutcheon, Ian E.; Lunsford, L. Dade
ISBN: 978-3-31-806056-0
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 252
Illustrations: 55
Year: 2017
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 86

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