Craniopharyngiomas: Comprehensive Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcome
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James J. Evans
It is a comprehensive guide to the science, diagnosis and treatment of craniopharyngiomas, that grow near the pituitary gland. Even though these tumors are generally benign, due to the location, prognosis was often bleak. This reference provides a resource for specialists requiring a comprehensive overview of this tumor, outlining new diagnostic, imaging and surgical techniques, including endoscopic endonasal cranial base surgery.
With a better prognosis, patients require multidisciplinary management from neurology, otolaryngology, radiation oncology, endocrinology, and neuropathology.
- The only comprehensive guide to the science, diagnosis and treatment of craniopharyngiomas
- Includes multidisciplinary management from neurology, otolaryngology, radiation oncology, endocrinology, and neuropathology
- Detailed coverage of the impacts of new diagnostic, imaging and neurosurgical techniques including endoscopic endonasal cranial base surgery
- Published on: 2015-01-22
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 9.25″ h x .0″ w x 7.52″ l, .0 pounds
- Binding: Hardcover
- 612 pages
About the Author
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and Otolaryngology, Director, Cranial Base and Pituitary Surgery, Co-Director, Jefferson Center for Minimally Invasive Cranial Base Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Evans is a fellowship-trained cranial base surgeon, board-certified, and has been in practice for over ten years. He has held numerous prominent positions in national societies, is well-known in the field of cranial base surgery, and is an innovator in the field of endoscopic endonasal surgery. He is well-published and co-authored Clinical Manual of Trigeminal Neuralgia (CRC Press, 2007).