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Main description:

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.


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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.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781588906281
Publisher: Thieme
Publication date: January, 2008
Pages: 496

Subcategories: Neurosurgery

MEET THE AUTHOR

Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA