Recent Advances and Controversies in Gamma Knife Neurosurgery

Recent Advances and Controversies in Gamma Knife Neurosurgery

1st Edition - January 15, 2022
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  • Editor: Jeremy Ganz
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128235645

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Recent Advances and Controversies in Gamma Knife Neurosurgery, Volume 270, the latest release in the Progress in Brain Research series, highlights new advances in the field with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on the latest in Dosimetry, Radiobiology, Evolving Gamma Knife Technology, Imaging, Arteriovenous Malformations, Dural A-V Fistulae, Cavernous Malformations, Vestibular Schwannoma, Other Schwannoma, Meningiomas, Pituitary Adenomas, Craniopharyngiomas, Metastases, Glioma Low Grade, Glioma High Grade, Glomus Tumors, Less Common Tumors, Orbital Indications, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Epilepsy, Movement, Psychosurgery, and Future Trends.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in Progress in Brain Research serials
  • Updated release includes the latest information on Recent Advances and Controversies in Gamma Knife Neurosurgery

Readership

Undergraduates, graduates, academics, and researchers in the field of neurology, brain research, and gamma knife surgery

Table of Contents

  • 1. Preface
    Jeremy Ganz
    2. Background
    Jeremy Ganz
    3. Dosimetry
    Jeremy Ganz
    4. Radiobiology
    Jeremy Ganz
    5. Evolving Gamma Knife Technology
    Jeremy Ganz
    6. Imaging
    Jeremy Ganz
    7. Arteriovenous Malformations
    Jeremy Ganz
    8. Dural A-V Fistulae
    Jeremy Ganz
    9. Cavernous Malformations
    Jeremy Ganz
    10. Vestibular Schwannoma
    Jeremy Ganz
    11. Other Schwannoma
    Jeremy Ganz
    12. Meningiomas
    Jeremy Ganz
    13. Pituitary Adenomas
    Jeremy Ganz
    14. Craniopharyngiomas
    Jeremy Ganz
    15. Metastases
    Jeremy Ganz
    16. Glioma Low Grade
    Jeremy Ganz
    17. Glioma High Grade
    Jeremy Ganz
    18. Glomus Tumors
    Jeremy Ganz
    19. Less Common Tumors
    Jeremy Ganz
    20. Orbital Indications
    Jeremy Ganz
    21. Trigeminal Neuralgia
    Jeremy Ganz
    22. Epilepsy
    Jeremy Ganz
    23. Movement
    Jeremy Ganz
    24. Psychosurgery
    Jeremy Ganz
    25. Future Trends
    Jeremy Ganz

Product details

  • No. of pages: 358
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: January 15, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128235645

About the Serial Volume Editor

Jeremy Ganz

Born 1943. Educated Craig y nos preparatory school Swansea, Ellesmere College, St. John's College Cambridge and St. Thomas's Hospital London. Trained in neurosurgery at Queen Square London, Frenchay Hospital Bristol and the Manchester Royal Infirmary. Practised as a neurosurgeon in Bergen from 1979 to 1993 and again from 2007 to 2010, when he retired. Between 1985 and 1990 undertook the work in Oslo which formed the basis for a doctoral thesis on intracranial epidural bleeding. Between 1993 and and 2001 travelled the world teaching Gamma Knife neurosurgery and from 2001 to 2007 was the medical director of the Gamma Knife Center in Cairo. Since retirement in 2010 had one year teaching neurology to undergraduate medical students in Shantou in China. Since 2011 has been engaged in researching and publishing papers on neurosurgical history.

Affiliations and Expertise

(Retired) Department of Neurosurgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway