Pediatric Cns Tumors by Nalin Gupta

Pediatric Cns Tumors

byNalin GuptaEditorAnuradha Banerjee, Daphne A. Haas-kogan

Hardcover | October 5, 2016

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Pediatric CNS Tumorsis a detailed review of childhood brain tumors that offers a biologically based perspective on their management. For each tumor type, epidemiology, pathological features, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment are discussed. Particular emphasis is placed on the provision of treatment algorithms that reflect current best practice, and controversies and therapeutic agents under development are also addressed. The closing chapters consider many of the diagnostic and treatment modalities common to all tumors, with special attention to experimental and emerging techniques. This third edition of the book has been thoroughly revised and updated to take into account the latest advances in knowledge and treatment.

Nalin Gupta, MD, PhD is Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of California San Francisco, and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at UCSF Benioff Children''s Hospital. Dr. Gupta received his MD from the University of Toronto, and his PhD in biophysics at UCSF. He completed his neurosurgery training at the Uni...
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Title:Pediatric Cns TumorsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:387 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inShipping dimensions:387 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inPublished:October 5, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319307878

ISBN - 13:9783319307879

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Table of Contents

Low grade gliomas.- High Grade Gliomas.- Brainstem Gliomas.- Ependymoma.- Embryonal Tumors.- Intracranial Germ Cell Tumors.- Craniopharyngioma.- Neuronal Tumors.- Choroid Plexus Tumors.- Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors.- Rare Tumors.- Neurocutaneous Syndromes and Associated CNS Tumors.- Modern Neuroimaging of Pediatric Brain Tumors.- Current Surgical Management.- Chemotherapy.- Advances in Radiation Therapy.- Late Effects of Treatment and Palliative Care.

Editorial Reviews

"This volume written by authors of the University of California in San Francisco and Aukland, review in 17 chapters the updated knowledge on pediatric brain tumors, their clinic, diagnosis, therapy and outcome. Clearly written, each chapter has many references. . For pediatricians, pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons and pediatric endocrinologists." (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews (PER), vol. 14 (3), March, 2017)