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Author Lacruz, César R., author

Title Central nervous system intraoperative cytopathology / César R. Lacruz, Javier Sáenz de Santamaría, Ricardo H. Bardales
Published New York : Springer, 2014


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 276 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Essentials in Cytopathology, 1574-9053 ; 13
Essentials in cytopathology series ; 13. 1574-9053
Contents Introduction to CNS Intraoperative Cytopathology -- Clinical, Radiologic, and Technical Considerations -- Algorithmic Approach to CNS Intraoperative Cytopathology -- Normal Brain and Gliosis -- Astrocytic Tumors -- Oligodendroglial Tumors -- Ependymal Tumors -- Choroid Plexus Tumors -- Neuronal and Glioneural Tumors -- Embryonal Tumors -- Meningeal Tumors -- CNS Germ Cell Tumors -- Tumors of the Hematopoietic System -- Tumors of the Cranial and Spinal Nerves -- Tumors of the Pineal Region -- Tumors of the Sellar Region -- Metastatic Tumors -- Benign Cystic Lesions -- Non-Neoplastic Disorders -- Extradural Mass Lesions Compressing the Spinal Cord
Summary The Essentials in Cytopathology book series fulfills the need for an easy-to-use and authoritative synopsis of site specific topics in cytopathology. These guide books fit into the lab coat pocket and are ideal for portability and quick reference. Each volume is heavily illustrated with a full color art program, while the text follows a user-friendly outline format. Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology covers the full spectrum of benign and malignant conditions of the CNS with emphasis on common disorders. The volume is heavily illustrated and contains useful algorithms that guide the reader through the differential diagnosis of common and uncommon entities encountered in the field of intraoperative neuro-cytopathology. Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology is a valuable quick reference for pathologists, cytopathologists, and fellows and trainees dealing with this exigent field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 16, 2013)
Subject Nervous system -- Diseases -- Cytopathology
Nervous system -- Diseases.
Central Nervous System Diseases -- pathology
Nervous System Diseases
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Nervous system -- Diseases
Form Electronic book
Author Sáenz de Santamaría, Javier, author
Bardales, Ricardo H., author.
ISBN 9781461484295