The second edition of Neuro-Oncology: The Essentials presents a comprehensive, highly readable introduction to the fundamental science and core clinical concepts for successfully managing common problems in neuro-oncology. Tightly focused chapters provide up-to-date systematic coverage of biology, imaging, surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and biological concepts. The book addresses specific tumor types in separate chapters, providing detailed discussion of background, incidence, clinical features, management, surgical approaches, recurrence, and outcomes. Highlights: -Pearls, pitfalls, controversies, and special considerations in textboxes--ideal for rapidly reviewing key points -More than 250 photographs and illustrations demonstrate important concepts This book is an invaluable reference for neurosurgeons, neurologists, oncologists, residents and fellows in these specialties, as well as for students.
Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
Number of pages: 496
Dimensions: 280 x 216 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition