Pediatric Cns Tumors by Nalin GuptaPediatric Cns Tumors by Nalin Gupta

Pediatric Cns Tumors

byNalin Gupta

Hardcover | December 2, 2009

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Pediatric CNS Tumors is a detailed review of childhood brain tumors with a particular emphasis on providing treatment algorithms for each tumor type. Controversies and current therapeutic agents under development are also discussed. The second edition includes expanded chapters on embryonal tumors, rare tumor types, and supportive care for patients with brain tumors.

Title:Pediatric Cns TumorsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:357 pages, 24.2 × 19.3 × 1 inPublished:December 2, 2009Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540879765

ISBN - 13:9783540879763

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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.

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From the reviews of the second edition:"This is an update of a 2004 compendium of childhood central nervous systems tumors with standard, current information on the diagnosis and treatment of these malignancies. . The book is sufficiently detailed to be valuable to experts in the field, but it also will appeal to anyone caring for children afflicted with these tumors as a general reference. . It is quite well done, complete, and easy to read. It is a valuable addition to the current books on childhood neurosurgery care." (Robert M. Arensman, Doody's Review Service, March, 2010)