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

This is a superb booklet and a wanted replace. For
anyone drawn to learning this particular neoplasm in depth,this ebook 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, remedy, and surgical procedure, and displays over a decade of
major advances within the prognosis and administration of either intracranial and spinal
meningiomas because the first variation used to be published.


Features:


  • New to this variation: info on molecular
    biology, average background and progress charges, the increase of radiosurgery as a
    manageable remedy alternative, and lots more and plenty extra

  • Over 500 fine quality radiographic photos and
    full-color illustrations display anatomy and surgical procedure

  • In-depth insurance of intraoperative MRI and
    endoscopic resection

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

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

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Ultrasonic aspiration61,62 and various types of laser63,64 have been most commonly used. Fig. 3 Cushing’s method of central debulking of an olfactory groove meningioma using electrosurgery (Bovie). indd 17 2 Meningioma Surgery During the Twentieth Century Hemostasis and Devascularization of the Tumor 17 2/24/11 10:59 AM I Introduction Involvement of Adjoining Structures: Bone and Blood Vessels One of the earliest-noted unique characteristics of meningiomas, as already noted, is the tendency to induce hyperplastic changes in adjacent bone.

27 As with hemostasis, subsequent years have brought better technical methods of debulking tumor masses. Ultrasonic aspiration61,62 and various types of laser63,64 have been most commonly used. Fig. 3 Cushing’s method of central debulking of an olfactory groove meningioma using electrosurgery (Bovie). indd 17 2 Meningioma Surgery During the Twentieth Century Hemostasis and Devascularization of the Tumor 17 2/24/11 10:59 AM I Introduction Involvement of Adjoining Structures: Bone and Blood Vessels One of the earliest-noted unique characteristics of meningiomas, as already noted, is the tendency to induce hyperplastic changes in adjacent bone.

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