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Title Tumors of the central nervous system. Volume 13, Types of tumors, diagnosis, ultrasonography, surgery, brain metastasis, and general CNS diseases / edited by M.A. Hayat, Distinguished Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Kean University, Union, NJ, USA
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2014
Table of Contents
pt. I Types of Tumors 
1.Embryonal Tumor: Molecular Characterization / Gian Luigi Taddei3
2.Oligodendroglial Tumors: Intra-arterial Chemotherapy / Edward Neuwelt15
3.Metastatic Oligodendroglioma: Diagnosis with Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology / Ilkser Akpolat23
4.Management of Hemangiopericytoma / Takeshi Kawase31
5.Role of CycIooxygenase-2 in the Development and Growth of Schwannomas / Joachim K. Krauss41
6.Adult Primary Gliosarcoma: Epidemiology / Kevin Kozak49
7.Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma in the Central Nervous System: Histological Diagnosis / Thomas Ng55
8.Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors (PNETs) / Abbas Amirjamshidi61
9.Retinoblastoma and Reproductive Decision-Making / Lidewij Henneman75
10.Trigeminal Nerualgia with Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors / Raymond F. Sekula Jr.83
pt. II Diagnosis 
11.The Concept of a Preniche for Localization of Future Metastases / Vasiliy N. Manskikh93
12.Computer Systems for Cell Counting in Histopathologic Slides of Tumours of the Central Nervous System: Advantages and Limitations / Stanislaw Osowski107
pt. III Ultrasonography 
13.Intraoperative Ultrasonography in Tumor Surgery / Dorothea Miller123
14.Advantage of Intraoperative Power Doppler Ultrasonography for Intracranial Tumors / Hiroshi Kanno137
15.Intraoperative Ultrasound in Neurosurgical Oncology -- Scope and Utility / Aliasgar Moiyadi149
pt. IV Surgery 
16.Resection of Brain Tumors: Intraoperative Confocal Microscopy Technology / Robert F. Spetzler161
17.Brainstem Cavernomas, Accessible Lesions: Surgery / Robert F. Spetzler169
18.The Role of Surgical Resection for Metastatic Brain Tumors / Steven N. Kalkanis177
pt. V Brain Metastasis 
19.Factors Responsible for Local Recurrence of Brain Metastasis / Raymond Sawaya187
20.Role of MMP2 in Brain Metastasis / Gina Lungu195
21.Differentiating Choroid Plexus Tumors from Metastatic Carcinomas: Use of Inwardly Rectifying K+ Channel KIR7.1 and Excitatory Amino Acid Transporter-1 / Rudi Beschorner207
pt. VI General CNS Diseases 
22.Alexander Disease: Role of Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein / Masanori Nakagawa215
23.Lipoma: An Overview / Elena Hernandez M. de Lapiscina223
24.Tumefactive Demyelination / Ulrich Roelcke231
25.Immunotherapies for Brain Cancer: From Preclinical Models to Human Trials / Maria G. Castro239
26.The Role of Hyaluronic Acid and Its Receptors in the Growth and Invasion of Brain Tumors / Sanjay Kumar253
27.Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Damage: Human Umbilical Cord Blood Mononuclear Cells Transplantation / Rosalia Mendez-Otero267
28.Pathological Angiogenesis: An Overview / Peter C. Brooks279
29.Use of Mobile Phones and Brain Cancer Risk in Children? / Joachim Schuz293
 Index301
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Series Tumors of the Central Nervous System, 2215-096X ; 13
Tumors of the central nervous system ; 13. 2215-096X
Contents Preface. I Types of tumors -- Embryonal tumor: molecular characterization -- Oligodendroglial tumors: intra-arterial chemotherapy -- Metastatic oligodendroglioma: diagnosis with fine-needle Aspiration cytology -- Management of hemangiopericytoma -- Role of cyclooxygenase-2 in the development and growth of Schwannomas -- Adult primary gliosarcoma: epidemiology -- Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma in the central nervous system: Histological diagnosis -- Supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors (pnets) -- Retinoblastoma and reproductive decisionmaking -- Trigeminal nerualgia with cerebellopontine angle tumors. II Diagnosis -- The concept of a preniche for cell counting in histopathologic slides of tumors -- Computer systems for cell counting in histopathologic slides of Tumours of the central nervous system: advantages and limitations. III Ultrasonography -- Intraoperative ultrasonography in tumor surgery. Advantage of intraoperative power doppler ultrasonography for intracranial tumors -- Intraoperative ultrasound in neurosurgical oncology-scope and utility. IV Surgery -- Resection of brain tumors: intraoperative confocal microscopy technology -- Brainstem cavernomas, accessible lesions: surgery -- The role of surgical resection for metastatic brain tumors. V Brain metastasis -- Factors responsible for local recurrence of brain metastasis -- Role of mmp2 in brain metastasis -- Differentiating choroid plexus tumors from metastatic -- Carcinomas: use of inwardly rectifying k+ channel kir7.1 and excitatory amino acid transporter-VI General diseases -- Alexander disease: role of glial fibrillary acidic protein -- Lipoma: an overview -- Tumefactive demyelination -- Immunotherapies for brain cancer: from preclinical models to human trials -- The role of hyaluronic acid and its receptors invasion of brain tumors -- Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain damage: human umbilical cord -- Blood mononuclear cells transplantation -- Pathological angiogenesis: an overview -- Use of mobile phones and brain cancer risk in children? Index
Summary Volume 13: Pineal, Pituitary, and Spinal Tumors is organized in six sections, for convenience and quick access to critical information. Section I, Types of Tumors includes a chapter on molecular characterization of Embryonal tumors, a chapter on diagnosis of metastatic oligodendroglioma using fine-needle aspiration cytology, one covering intra-arterial chemotherapy of oligodendroglial tumors and another on the role of cyclooxygenase-2 in the development and growth of Schwannomas, and others, closing with a chapter on trigeminal neuralgia with cerebellopontine angle tumors. Section II, Diagnosis, includes two chapters on cell counting in histopathologic slides of tumors. Section III offers three chapters which discuss aspects of intraoperative ultrasonography. Section IV covers brain tumor surgery, and Section V surveys Brain Metastasis. The final section offers a wide-ranging review of General Diseases, with chapters on, among others, Alexander Disease; Lipoma; Transplantation of human umbilical cord blood mononuclear cells in cases of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain damage; and a chapter discussing the use of mobile phones and brain cancer risk in children. Like its twelve predecessors in the series, this volume merits distinction for its thorough approach, its roster of 78 distinguished contributors representing 14 different countries and its detailed examination of leading-edge technology and methods
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed Jan. 10, 2014)
Subject Nervous system -- Tumors.
Nervous system -- Tumors -- Treatment.
Nervous System Neoplasms.
Form Electronic book
Author Hayat, M. A., 1940- editor
ISBN 9789400776029 (electronic bk.)
9400776020 (electronic bk.)
9400776012 (print)
9789400776012 (print)
Other Titles Types of tumors, diagnosis, ultrasonography, surgery, brain metastasis, and general CNS diseases