Advanced Techniques in Central Nervous System Metastases (Neurosurgical Topics Series)

Advanced Techniques in Central Nervous System Metastases (Neurosurgical Topics Series)

ISBN: 9781879284470
Publisher: AANS
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 1997-08-01
Number of pages: 220
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DESCRIPTION

The neurosurgical treatment of metastatic tumors involving the central
nervous system is being transformed by recent advances in interactive
image-guided technologies and cell-specific targeted biotherapeutics. Advanced Techniques in Central Nervous System Metastases
presents the research and developments being incorporated into clinical practice.



Advanced Techniques in Central Nervous System Metastases covers:



The current treatment of brain metastases
Metastases of primary CNS tumors
Craniotomy for single and multiple cerebral metastases
CNS involvement by systemic malignancy in children
Cranial base surgery for invasive carcinomas
Interactive image-guided techniques for the biopsy and
resection of metastatic cerebral tumors
Use of the free-electron laser for metastatic brain
tumors
Gamma knife radiosurgery
Endovascular treatment
Decompression and stabilization of spine metastases
Plus much more!

(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)

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