Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery, 1e
by L Dade Lunsford
- Hardcover: 182 pages
- Publisher: Thieme; 1 edition (July 7, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1604062002
- ISBN-13: 978-1604062007
- Amazon Price: $189.99
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- Format: Original Publisher PDF
- File Size: 7.7 MB
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A complete resource on state-of-the-art intracranial radiosurgery
Written by recognized experts in the fields of neurologic surgery, neurology, physics, and radiation oncology, Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery is a comprehensive reference for current techniques for radiosurgery of the brain. Following introductory chapters on the relevant history, radiobiology, and neuropathology of radiosurgery, the book provides detailed discussion of radiosurgical procedures for various disease entities, including arteriovenous malformations and fistulas, meningiomas, vestibular and nonvestibular schwannomas, movement disorders, epilepsy, ocular disorders, and brain metastases. These chapters address the benefits and limitations of radiosurgical techniques for each indication and describe the outcomes, possible complications and their management, and alternative treatments.
Review of all currently available treatment systems
Discussion of frame-based versus frameless techniques
Coverage of single and multisession radiosurgery with
descriptions of indications and benefits of each approach
More than 100 high-quality illustrations, many in
Perspectives from international experts in the field
This authoritative textbook will be invaluable to
neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, and medical physicists
at all levels. It is also a helpful resource for neurologists and other
physicians who refer patients for intracranial radiosurgery.