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Title Tumors of the central nervous system. Volume 7, Meningiomas and schwannomas / edited by M.A. Hayat
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 359 pages) : illustrations
Series Tumors of the Central Nervous System ; 7
Tumors of the central nervous system ; 7
Contents MENINGIOMAS -- Molecular Genetics -- 1. Meningiomas: Role Of Semaphorin3a Protein In Antiangiogenesis -- 2. Meningiomas: Role Of Carbonic Ahydrase Ii -- 3. Meningiomas: Role Of Genetic Instabilities Of The E- Cadherin Gene -- 4. Intracranial Meningiomas: Role Of Exogenous Hormones -- 5. Meningiomas: Clinical Needs And Molecular Insights -- 6. Meningioma: Urokinase Plasminogen Activator -- 7. Mir-200a Regulation Of The Wnt Signaling In Meningioma Tumorigenesis -- Diagnosis -- 8. Meningiomas: Determination Of Subtypes Using Perfusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- 9. Intracranial Meningioma In Mice: Noninvasive Bioluminescence Imaging -- 10. Incidentally Discovered Meningiomas: Growth Rates And Patterns -- 11. Cycstic Papillary Meningioma: Diagnosis -- 12. Meningioma Tumors: Detection Of Subgroups -- 13. Prognostic Parameters In Atypical And Malignant Meningiomas -- 14. Sporadic Meningioangiomatosis: Diagnosis With Computed Tomography And Magnetic Resonance Imaging Therapy -- 15. Atypical Meningioma: Distinguishing Features And Role Of Adjuvant Radiation -- 16. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery For Benign Meningioma: Significance And Therapeutic Potential -- 17. Oncocytic Meningioma: Neurosurgery -- 18. Intracranial Meningiomas: Treatmnent And Quality Of Life -- 19. Cavernous Sinus Meningiomas: Optimal Treatment -- Recurrence -- 20. Genetic And Clinical Features Associated With Recurrence In Atypical Meningioma -- 21. Recurrence And Progression In Meningiomas -- 22. Meningioma: Role Of Erythropoietin Receptor In The Tumor Recurrence -- SCHWANNOMAS -- Molecular Genetics -- 23. Cyclin D1 Expression In Vestibular Schwannoma -- 24. Schwannomas: Role Of Molecular Genetics And Epigenetic Mechanisms -- Diagnosis -- 25. Facial Nerve Schwannoma: Diagnosis Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- 26. Vestibular Schwannoma: Optimizing Tumor Growth Monitoring By Volume Measurements -- 27. Intermediate Nerve Schwannomas -- Therapy -- 28. Vestibular Schwannoma, Radiosurgery And Hydrocephalus -- 29. Solitary Vestibular Schwannoma: Decision Making Of Treatments -- 30. Stereotactic Radiosurgery For Trigeminal Schwannoma: Tumor Control And Functional Preservation -- 31. Vestibular Schwannoma: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery -- 32. Vestibular Schwannoma: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery (Method) -- 33. Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery: Use Of Fat Implant To Prevent Cerebrospinal Fluid Fistula -- 34. Retrosigmoidal Craniotomy For Vestibular Schwannoma Patients: Postoperative Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak -- 35. Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery: Histological Considerations And Operative Results -- 36. Vestibular Schwannomas: Treatment With Bevacizumab -- 37. Management Of Vestibular Schwannoma Patients: Quality Of Life Outcomes After Treatment
Summary Annotation This volume offers in-depth discussion of two types of brain tumors - meningioma and schwannoma - covering diagnosis, therapy, and prognosis. It covers molecular genetics, and such therapeutic methods as neurosurgery, gamma knife radiosurgery, and adjuvant radiation
Analysis Medicine
Oncology
Medical laboratories
Drug interactions
Neurosciences
Radiology, Medical
Biomedicine
Cancer Research
Laboratory Medicine
Drug Resistance
Diagnostic Radiology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nervous system -- Tumors.
Meningioma.
Neurilemmoma.
Form Electronic book
Author Hayat, M. A., 1940-
ISBN 9789400728943 (electronic bk.)
9400728948 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Meningiomas and schwannomas