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Controversies in Neuro-Oncology
Best Evidence Medicine for Brain Tumor Surgery
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Main description:

In a rapidly changing field with many new
discoveries, a book such as this is very valuable. Practitioners could easily
get overwhelmed by the hundreds of contradicting scientific articles, but
this book summarizes the literature and equips them to choose the
best approaches for their patients. This is a great addition to the patient
care and scientific library. -- Doody Enterprises,

Because of tremendous advancements in research,
neurosurgical oncology has become increasingly complex, and it is imperative
that physicians have scientific evidence to guide and defend their decision
making as they strive to provide the best patient care. Controversies in
Neuro-Oncology: Best Evidence Medicine for Brain Tumor Surgery
, written by
world-renowned experts, is a comprehensive guide that compiles, synthesizes, and
summarizes the most relevant scientific literature available in neurosurgical
oncology. It provides objective recommendations based on the data found in the
literature, giving physicians the information they need to make fully informed
treatment decisions.

Key Features:

  • An opening chapter,
    Introduction to Best Evidence Medicine, illustrates how the authors rate the
    viability of the data presented
  • Authors discuss in detail commonly
    disputed topics specific to tumor type, such as the roles of surgery and gross
    total resection as well as radiosurgery options
  • Expert recommendation
    boxes highlight “takeaways” for the reader
  • Summary tables distill
    abundant scientific evidence and emphasize the main conclusions of published

This book will be the go-to guide for all neurosurgeons,
oncologists, and neurologists involved in the multidisciplinary care of patients
with brain tumors.


ISBN-13: 9781604067569
Publisher: Thieme
Publication date: September, 2013
Pages: 544

Subcategories: Neurosurgery