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Title The medulloblastoma book / Dimitris A. Kombogiorgas, editor.

Publication Info. New York : Nova Biomedical, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Neuroscience research progress
Neuroscience research progress series.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed Apr. 3, 2014).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents THE MEDULLOBLASTOMA BOOK; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Contributors; Chapter 1: Introduction to Medulloblastoma; Abstract; Introduction; Historical Review; Epidemiology; Clinical Picture; Diagnostic Management; Conclusion; References; Chapter 2: Histopathology and Molecular Pathology of Medulloblastoma; Abstract; Introduction; Histopathology and Molecular Biology; Survival; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Genetics of Medulloblastoma; Abstract; Introduction; When Our Cerebellum is Developing Normally .
1. Embryonic Cerebellar Development: The Rhombic Lip and Cerebellar Radii2. Postnatal Cerebellar Development: CGNP Proliferation and Migration; When Cerebellar Tumorigenesis Sets In ; 1. Medulloblastoma Histopathology; 2. Molecular Characterization of Medulloblastoma: Genetics, Cytogenetics and Epigenetics; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Imaging of Medulloblastoma; Department of Radiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Children's Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, US; Abstract; Introduction; Imaging; Preoperative Imaging; Postoperative Imaging; Conclusion; References.
Chapter 5: Surgical Treatment of MedulloblastomaAbstract; Introduction; Preoperative Evaluation and Treatment Strategies; Hydrocephalus Management; Operative Positioning of Patient; Operation Technique; Intraoperative and Postoperative; Surgical Complications; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6: Radiotherapy in the Management of Medulloblastoma; Abstract; Introduction; General Principles of Pediatric Radiotherapy for Central Nervous System Tumors; Craniospinal Irradiation for Medulloblastoma; Role of Radiotherapy in Medulloblastoma; Radiotherapy Technique.
Delivery of Treatment for Craniospinal IrradiationPatient Preparation (Mould Room / Planning CT); CT Protocol; Outline and Target Volume Definitions; Phase I: Craniospinal Irradiation; Phase II: Posterior Fossa / Tumor Bed Definition; Planning; Dose Prescriptions; New Technical Approaches; Proton Therapy; Pattern of Relapse in Medulloblastoma; Role of Radiotherapy in Recurrent Medulloblastoma; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: Toxicity of Radiotherapy in the Treatment for Medulloblastoma; Abstract; Introduction; Radiobiology; Pathophysiology; Toxicity; Acute Effects; Acute Encephalopathy.
AlopeciaMyelosuppresion; Mucositosis; Radiation Dermatitis; Nausea and Vomiting; Other Complications; Early Delayed Effects; Somnolence Syndrome; Focal Neurologic Symptoms; Myelopathy; Late Delayed Effects; Neurocognitive Effects; Cerebrovascular Effects; Ophthalmic Effects; Ototoxicity; Bone Hypoplasia; Endocrinopathies; Cardiac Toxicity; Pulmonary Toxicity; Reproductive Toxicity; Secondary Malignancies; Reducing Radiation Injury; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8: Chemotherapy of Medulloblastoma; Abstract; Introduction; Treatment Modalities; Surgery; Radiation; Chemotherapy.
Subject Medulloblastoma.
Cerebellum -- Tumors.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Cerebellum -- Tumors. (OCoLC)fst00851263
Medulloblastoma. (OCoLC)fst01015477
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kombogiorgas, Dimitris A., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Medulloblastoma book 1631171909 (OCoLC)867078600
ISBN 9781631171918 (electronic bk.)
1631171917 (electronic bk.)

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