Download Al-Mefty's Meningiomas by Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty PDF

By Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty

ISBN-10: 1604060530

ISBN-13: 9781604060539

This is a superb booklet and a wanted replace. For
anyone attracted to learning this particular neoplasm in depth,this publication is
worthwhile. it's a must-have in all neurosurgery, neurology, and radiology
libraries. -- Doody's Review

Al-Mefty's Meningiomas, moment Edition is the definitive advisor to
meningioma prognosis, therapy, and surgical procedure, and displays over a decade of
major advances within the analysis and administration of either intracranial and spinal
meningiomas because the first version was once published.


  • New to this version: info on molecular
    biology, common heritage and development charges, the increase of radiosurgery as a
    conceivable remedy choice, and masses extra

  • Over 500 top of the range radiographic photos and
    full-color illustrations display anatomy and surgical procedure

  • In-depth assurance of intraoperative MRI and
    endoscopic resection

  • Key issues frequently lacking from different meningiomas texts together with caseload administration, and postoperative caliber of existence issues

This landmark reference will increase the precision and surgical abilities of each clinician or resident in neurosurgery or neurology.

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21 ‹‹Cushing’s Contributions Today, successful surgical treatment of most meningiomas is a standard expectation of medical care, but a century ago, the favorability of these tumors to surgical management was at best a theoretical extrapolation from what was then known about their pathology, etiology, and location. 22 By 1906, Horsley considered that “all tumors which, growing from the meninges, penetrate the brain, or which are encapsulated . . ”24 The challenge was clearly framed: successful complete excision might represent a cure, if the patient could only survive the surgery.

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