Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors by Adekunle M. AdesinaAtlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors by Adekunle M. Adesina

Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors

EditorAdekunle M. Adesina, Tarik Tihan, Christine E. Fuller

Hardcover | December 11, 2009

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Recent evidence indicates that the physiology and response to various drugs in the pediatric population differs from that of the adult and must be appreciated to be able to fully address the health needs of the pediatric population. Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors covers areas ranging from neuroimaging, the use of crush and touch preps during introperative consultation, classic histological features of brain tumors, tumor variants, and a miscellaneous group of challenging tumors. Chapters consist of essential diagnostic information and features highlighting recognized variants and their differential diagnoses. A section on molecular pathology and electron microscopy is also included for each tumor category; along with a list of classic reviews and innovative articles on each of the tumor entities as suggested reading at the end of each chapter. Created to fill a void in the practice of pediatric neuropathology, this practical and well-illustrated Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors represents a collection of interesting, common and unusual tumors for a diagnostic exercise by the reader.
Title:Atlas of Pediatric Brain TumorsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:410 pages, 10.98 × 8.27 × 0 inPublished:December 11, 2009Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441910611

ISBN - 13:9781441910615

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Table of Contents

Section A - GLIAL TUMORS Chapter 1. Pilocytic astrocytoma and Pilomyxoid AstrocytomaChristine E. Fuller, MD Sonia Narendra, MDChapter 2. Pleomorphic XanthoastrocytomaChristine E Fuller, MDChapter 3. Infiltrative Astrocytomas (Diffuse Astrocytoma, Anaplastic astrocytoma, Glioblastoma)Christine E Fuller, MDChapter 4. Oligodendroglial tumorsChristine E Fuller, MDChapter 5. Ependymal tumorsChristine E. Fuller, MD Sonia Narendra, MDIoana Tolicica, MDSection B - EMBRYONAL NEUROEPITHELIAL TUMORS Chapter 6. Central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) and medulloepithelioma Adekunle M. Adesina, M.D., Ph.D. Jill Hunter, M.D. Lucy Rorke-Adams, M.D.Chapter 7. MedulloblastomaAdekunle M. Adesina, M.D., Ph.D. Jill Hunter, M.D.Chapter 8. Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor Adekunle M. Adesina, M.D., Ph.D. Jill Hunter, M.D. Lucy Rorke-Adams, M.D.Section C - TUMORS OF THE MENINGES Chapter 9. MeningiomaChristine E. Fuller, M.DBrian Pavlovitz, MDChapter 10. Hemangiopericytoma and other mesenchymal, non-meningothelial tumorsChristine E. Fuller, M.DChapter 11. Melanocytic lesionsChristine E. Fuller, M.DChapter 12 Hemangioblastoma Christine E. Fuller, M.DSection D - TUMORS OF CRANIAL AND SPINAL NERVES Chapter 13. SchwannomaTarik Tihan, M.D., Ph.D.Chapter 14. NeurofibromaTarik Tihan, M.D., Ph.D.Chapter 15. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumorsTarik Tihan, M.D., Ph.D.Section E - NEURONAL AND MIXED NEURONAL-GLIAL TUMORSChapter 16. Desmoplastic infantile astrocytoma and gangliogliomaAdekunle M. Adesina, M.D., Ph.D.Chapter 17. Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumorAdekunle M. Adesina, M.D., Ph.D. Ronald Rauch, M.D.Chapter 18. Ganglioglioma and gangliocytomaAdekunle M. Adesina, M.D., Ph.D.Ronald Rauch, M.D.Chapter 19. Central neurocytoma and extraventricular neurocytomaAdekunle M. Adesina, M.D., Ph.D. Ronald Rauch, M.D.Chapter 20. Papillary glioneuronal tumor Marie Rivera-Zengotita, M.D. Anna. Illner, M.D. Adekunle M. Adesina, M.D., Ph.D Chapter 21. Rosette forming glioneuronal tumor of the 4th ventricleMarie Rivera-Zengotita, M.D. Adekunle M. Adesina, M.D., Ph.D Chapter 22. Malignant epithelioid glioneuronal tumorMarie Rivera-Zengotita, M.D.

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From the reviews:"Based on the last WHO CNS tumor classification in 2007, this atlas of pediatric brain tumors also includes new lesions which have been accepted as established entities since then. . The book is intended to offer help to diagnostic pathologists . . it will also be very helpful for neurology, neurosurgery, and, obviously, pathology residents. . This atlas is a highly recommended companion . for anyone who is dealing with pediatric neuro-oncology. . The atlas format and the outline structure make the book uniquely valuable." (Peter Pal Molnar, Doody's Review Service, July, 2010)