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Tumors of the Pediatric Central Nervous System 2nd Edition

Tumors of the Pediatric Central Nervous System 2nd Edition PDF

Tumors of the Pediatric Central Nervous System 2nd Edition PDF


Praise for the first edition:
A superb overview … each chapter is
well written and concise … provides a succinct summary of the clinical,
radiological, and pathological features of each tumor … a useful reference for
the treatment of pediatric central nervous system tumors
. —
Journal of Neurosurgery

Tumors of the Pediatric Central
Nervous System, Second Edition
, provides readers with both medical
management and surgical perspectives on the clinical, pathological, and
radiological diagnoses and treatment of pediatric CNS tumors. It includes
complete coverage of the latest diagnostic and management techniques,
state-of-the-art technologies, and trends in the surgical treatment of pediatric

Highlights of the Second Edition:

  • Contains 19 new
    chapters on such topics as recent advances in the cytogenetics and molecular
    biology of pediatric brain tumors, gangliogliomas and miscellaneous spinal cord
    tumors in children, post-chemotherapy morbidity, and many
  • Addresses the important issues of long-term chronic treatment of
    pediatric tumor patients and related outcome measures
  • Includes summary
    boxes and tables that distill large amounts of information for quick
  • Written by editors and contributors who are world-renowned
    experts in the field of pediatric neurosurgery and oncology

neurologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pediatricians caring for
patients with tumors of the central nervous system will find this book to be an
essential resource that they will repeatedly consult as they strive to enhance
patient care. </p