State of the Art Brain Tumor Diagnostics, Imaginig, and Therapeutics, An Issue of Neuroimaging Clinics


  • Meng Law, MD

This Neuroimaging publication presents information in three distinct sections: Diagnostics, Planning/Imaging, and Therapeutics. Topics include State of the Art Pathology (New tools, New WHO classification/implications); Applications of nanotechnology in the imaging and therapy of brain tumors; Molecular Tools (Biology, Prognosis and Therapeutic Triage in Gliomas); Surgical planning and intra-operative MR in brain tumor surgery; Imaging of brain tumors via DTI and fMRI; Imaging of brain tumors via MR Spectroscopy and Metabolic Imaging; Imaging of brain tumors: Perfusion Permeability; Novel Gadolinium liposomal contrast agents; Current status and future potential of MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery; Update on surgically based clinical trials in brain tumors including new neurosurgical techniques; Novel medical therapeutics in brain tumors, including targeted molecular therapies, current and future clinical trials; and Radiation oncology in brain tumors, current approaches and clinical trials in progress.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1838-6