Advanced Techniques in Central Nervous System Metastases

Advanced Techniques in Central Nervous System Metastases

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The neurosurgical treatment of metastatic tumors involving the central nervous system is being transformed by recent advances in interactive image-guided technologies and cell-specific targeted biotherapeutics. Advanced Techniques in Central Nervous System Metastases presents the research and developments being incorporated into clinical practice.

Advanced Techniques in Central Nervous System Metastases covers:

  • The current treatment of brain metastases
  • Metastases of primary CNS tumors
  • Craniotomy for single and multiple cerebral metastases
  • CNS involvement by systemic malignancy in children
  • Cranial base surgery for invasive carcinomas
  • Interactive image-guided techniques for the biopsy and resection of metastatic cerebral tumors
  • Use of the free-electron laser for metastatic brain tumors
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery
  • Endovascular treatment
  • Decompression and stabilization of spine metastases
  • Plus much more!

(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)