Low-Grade Glioma, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics of North America - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323655019, 9780323655026

Low-Grade Glioma, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, Volume 30-1

1st Edition

Authors: Guy McKhann II Hugues Duffau
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323655019
eBook ISBN: 9780323655026
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 23rd November 2018

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Table of Contents

  1. Epidemiology and Molecular Epidemiology
    2. Molecular Pathogenesis
    3. Alterations in the Brain Microenvironment in Diffusely Infiltrating Low Grade Glioma
    4. Clinical Presentation, Natural History and Prognosis of Diffuse Low-Grade Gliomas
    5. LGG Epilepsy
    6. Mapping in Low Grade Glioma Surgery: Low and High Frequency Stimulation
    7. Surgical Adjuncts to Increase EOR iMRI, Fluorescence, Raman Histology
    8. Beyond Language: Mapping Cognition and Emotion
    9. Evidence for Improving Outcome through Extent of Resection
    10. EOR Versus Molecular Classification: What Matters When?
    11. Chemotherapy Treatment and Trials in Low Grade Gliomas
    12. Low-Grade Glioma Radiotherapy Treatment and Trials
    13. Higher Order Surgical Questions for Diffuse Low-Grade Gliomas: Supramaximal Resection, Neuroplasticity and Screening
    14. Building a Glioma Practice


This issue of Neurosurgery Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Guy McKhann and Hugues Duffau, with consulting editors Russell R. Lonser and Daniel K. Resnick, will focus on Low-Grade Glioma. Topics includes, but are not limited to, Epidemiology and Molecular Epidemiology; WHO Pathological and Molecular Classification; Molecular Pathogenesis; Glioma Cell Migration and Heterogeneity; Clinical Presentation, Natural History, and Prognosis; LGG Epilepsy; MRI, fMRI, DTI, Molecular Imaging; Brain Mapping Techniques in LGG; Surgical Adjuncts to Increase EOR iMRI, Flourescence, Raman Histology; Mapping Cognition and Emotion; Extent of Resection; EOR vs Molecular Classification; Chemotherapy Treatment and Trials; Radiotherapy Treatment and Trials; Higher Order Surgical Questions; and Building a Glioma Practice.


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23rd November 2018
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About the Authors

Guy McKhann II

Affiliations and Expertise

Columbia Neurosurgery

Hugues Duffau

Affiliations and Expertise

National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM), U1051, Team "Plasticity of the Central Nervous System, Human Stem Cells and Glial Tumors", Institute for Neurosciences of Montpellier; Department of Neurosurgery, Hôpital Gui de Chauliac, Montpellier University Medical Center, Montpellier, France