WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System


Author: International Agency for Research on Cancer,Otmar D. Wiestler
Publisher: International Agency for Research on Cancer
ISBN: 9789283244929
Category: Medical
Page: 408
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WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System is the revised fourth edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, pathology, genetics, and prognosis and predictive factors. The book, prepared by 122 authors from 19 countries, contains more than 800 color images and tables, and more than 2800 references.

Diagnostic Histopathology of Tumors


Author: Christopher D. M. Fletcher
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455737542
Category: Medical
Page: 2296
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Diagnose tumors with confidence with Diagnostic Histopathology of Tumors, 4th Edition. Dr. Christopher Fletcher's renowned reference provides the advanced, expert guidance you need to evaluate and interpret even the most challenging histopathology specimens more quickly and accurately. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Diagnose efficiently and effectively using diagnostic flow charts, correlations of gross appearances to microscopic findings, and differential diagnosis tables for better recognition and evaluation of similar-looking entities. Employ immunohistochemistry, molecular and genetic diagnostic tests, and other modern techniques as well as the best morphologic diagnostic methods to effectively identify each tumor or tumor-like entity. Utilize new, clinically important molecular genetic data and updated classification schemes to help guide treatment and targeted therapy. Apply the latest techniques and diagnostic criteria with completely rewritten chapters on Small and Large Intestines, Heart, Larynx and Trachea, Ear, and Peritoneum. Find critical information quickly thanks to more tables and bulleted lists throughout.

Klinische MR-Bildgebung

Eine praktische Anleitung
Author: P. Reimer,P.M. Parizel,F.-A. Stichnoth
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642557058
Category: Medical
Page: 631
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Praktische Anleitungen für effiziente und kosteneffektive MRT-Untersuchungen in der täglichen Routine einschließlich MRT in der Pädiatrie Zweite, vollständig überarbeitete Auflage mit - neuen Techniken, Pulssequenzen und Protokollen - zusätzlichem Kapitel "MRT Thorax" - zahlreichen neuen Abbildungen

Brain Tumors E-Book

An Encyclopedic Approach
Author: Andrew H. Kaye,Edward R. Laws Jr
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702048186
Category: Medical
Page: 1088
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Meet the increasing need for effective brain tumor management with the highly anticipated revision of Brain Tumors by Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws. Over the past decade, enormous advances have been made in both the diagnosis and the surgical and radiotherapeutic management of brain tumors. This new edition guides you through the latest developments in the field, including hot topics like malignant gliomas, functional brain mapping, neurogenetics and the molecular biology of brain tumors, and biologic and gene therapy. Benefit from the knowledge and experience of Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws, globally recognized experts in the field of neurosurgery, as well as many other world authorities.

Modern Surgical Pathology E-Book


Author: Noel Weidner,Richard J. Cote,Saul Suster,Lawrence M. Weiss
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437719589
Category: Medical
Page: 2432
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Modern Surgical Pathology, 2nd Edition presents today's most complete, current, and practical assistance in evaluating and signing out surgical specimens. Nearly 3,000 high-quality color pathology images provide a crystal-clear basis for comparison to any sample you see under the microscope. Clinical, gross, microscopic, immunohistochemical, and molecular genetic features are integrated as appropriate for all tumors and tumor-like lesions, addressing all of the investigative contexts relevant to formulating an accurate diagnosis. Edited by four leading surgical pathologists - Noel Weidner, MD, Richard J. Cote, MD, Saul Suster, MD and Lawrence M. Weiss, MD - with contributions from more than 70 other experts, Modern Surgical Pathology, 2nd Edition delivers the well-rounded, well-organized, richly illustrated, user-friendly guidance you need to efficiently arrive at confident diagnoses for even the most challenging lesions. Contributions from many leading surgical pathologists give you well-rounded, expert answers to any question that you may face. Clinical, gross, microscopic, immunohistochemical, and molecular genetic features are correlated as appropriate for every type of surgical pathology specimen, addressing all of the investigative contexts relevant to formulating an accurate diagnosis and thereby ensuring a completely accurate surgical report. Nearly 3,000 brand-new, high-quality color pathology images provide a crystal-clear basis for comparison to any specimen you see under the microscope. A completely rewritten section on the female reproductive tract offers many more illustrations of common entities to help you more easily distinguish between tumors and tumor-like lesions. Expanded coverage of non-neoplastic diseases and disorders makes it easier to recognize benign conditions that can mimic malignancy. The latest classification schemes and criteria for malignancy, incorporated throughout, enable you to include the most current gradings in your reports. A new, more consistent organization explores anatomy/histology, gross and microscopic appearance, adjunct techniques, diagnosis, and differential diagnosis for each neoplastic or non-neoplastic lesion, facilitating rapid consultation in the reporting room. An increased number of differential diagnosis and classification tables expedite diagnosis.

Neurology of the infant


Author: Francesco Guzzetta
Publisher: John Libbey Eurotext
ISBN: 2742010599
Category: Medical
Page: 312
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In the first two years of life, several important and interlinked neurological functions develop; this is a decisive developmental period. Neurological disorders arising in early childhood therefore require special attention and should be defined precisely. To be understood and managed correctly, these disorders (epilepsy, cerebral lesions, tumours, nerve damage, etc.) must be considered as a whole. By compartmentalizing the disorders and only focusing on a certain number of them, physicians run the risk of neglecting others which could have been useful in reaching a more accurate diagnosis. Written by neuropaediatricians with the aim of sharing their knowledge, this book is the only one of its kind to date to explore, in such detail, all the factors which have the potential to perturb neurological development.

Central Nervous System Malignancies, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America - E-Book


Author: Jill Lacy,Joachim M. Baehring
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455747637
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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Topics include: Neoplastic Meningitis and Epidural Metastases: Evaluation and Management; Management of Brain Metastases: Surgery, Radiation, or Both?; Meningiomas/Nerve Sheath Tumors/Pituitary Tumors: Diagnosis and Treatment; Medulloblastoma/Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor and Germ Cell Tumors: The Uncommon but Potentially Curable Primary Brain Tumors; Primary CNS Lymphoma: Overview of Current Treatment Strategies; Anaplastic Gliomas: Radiation, Chemotherapy, or Both?; Low Grade Gliomas: When and How to Treat?; Glioblastoma Multiforme: Overview of Current Treatment and Future Perspectives.

Brain Tumors


Author: Mark Cohen, MD,David E. Elder, MB, ChB,Bette K. Kleinschmidt-DeMasters, MD,Richard Prayson, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781935281368
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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Surgical neuropathology is a challenging arena for many pathologists, due in large part to a relative lack of experience of most pathologists in this area compared to other areas of surgical pathology. Brain Tumors is intended to address this need with cases drawn from the surgical neuropathology practices of the authors. This volume provides examples of over 100 brain tumors, running the gamut from the very common to the rare. Each example is presented in a case based format and the wide variety of cases presented covers the entire scope of brain tumors and offers the opportunity to review both the basics for the beginner or relatively inexperienced pathologist and also offers experienced pathologists the chance to see some of the rare entities. Each case is formatted as if it were a consult case and includes a brief clinical history, description of the pathologic findings with numerous illustrations, the line diagnosis, discussion of the entity, and the diagnostic thought process as well pertinent references for further reading. When relevant, current practical applications of immunohistochemistry and molecular pathology are discussed. The Consultant Pathology Series The Consultant Pathology series is designed to disseminate the knowledge of expert surgical pathology consultants in the analysis and diagnosis of difficult cases to the full community of pathology practitioners. The volumes are based on actual consultations and presented in a format that illustrates the expert's process of evaluating the case, including indications for consultation, the consultants findings and comment, and discussion of the entity that amplifies the case description. Each volume in the Consultant Pathology series is authored by international experts with extensive case experience in the areas covered

Brain Tumors

Their Biology and Pathology
Author: Klaus Joachim Zülch
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 1489965718
Category: Medical
Page: 308
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Clinical Neurology E-Book

A Primer
Author: Peter Gates
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579352
Category: Medical
Page: 450
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Please note that this eBook does not include the DVD accompaniment. If you would like to have access to the DVD content, please purchase the print copy of this title. This is a clinical neurology book for students and non neurologists, and for those who teach them. The book covers neuroanatomy, history taking and examination and then proceeds to discuss the clinical features of common problems as well as selected, less common neurological disorders, in a way that will demystify a part of medicine that many find complex and difficult to understand. The book is accompanied by a DVD explaining concepts, demonstrating techniques of performing the neurological examination and demonstration of abnormal neurological signs. The first chapter is devoted to neuroanatomy from a clinical viewpoint. The concept of localising problems by likening the nervous system to a map grid with vertical meridians of longitude (the ascending sensory pathways and the descending motor pathway)and horizontal parallels of latitude (cortical signs, brainstem cranial nerves, nerve roots and peripheral nerves) of the nervous system is developed. Subsequent chapters take the reader through the neurological examination and the common neurological presentations from a symptom oriented approach. Chapter 4 contains a very simple method of understanding the brainstem, the "rule of 4". Chapter 6 discusses the approach after the history and examination are completed. The final chapter is an overview of how to approach information gathering and keeping up-to-date using the complex information streams available. widely illustrated with case studies and illustrations key points clinical questions clinical orientation with comprehensive references

Die krankhaften Geschwülste

dreissig Vorlesungen gehalten während des Wintersemesters 1862-1863 an der Universität zu Berlin
Author: Rudolf Virchow
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
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Page: N.A
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Tumors of the Spine E-Book


Author: Daniel H. Kim,Ung-kyu Chang,Se-Hoon Kim,Mark H. Bilsky
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437721648
Category: Medical
Page: 728
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Achieve optimal outcomes for your patients with this new multimedia reference. Organized by tumor then by region, this resource details diagnostic and therapeutic options for primary and malignant spinal tumors. Over 25 key procedures--including minimally invasive surgery--are presented in a concise, stepwise fashion, putting the key information you need right at your fingertips! Over 600 illustrations round out this exhaustive new reference. Keep up to date on the latest advances in diagnosis and therapy with discussions of the latest surgical techniques, including minimally invasive spine surgery. Chapter templating helps you understand the entire procedure as well as key aspects, pearls and pitfalls, before heading into the OR. Have all the information you need to make a diagnosis and plan patient management with oversized, full color clinical photos and line drawings that illustrate key diagnoses and surgical procedures.

Rosai and Ackerman's Surgical Pathology E-Book


Author: Juan Rosai
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032308804X
Category: Medical
Page: 2892
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Rosai and Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology delivers the authoritative guidance you need to overcome virtually any challenge in surgical pathology. Recognized globally for his unmatched expertise, preeminent specialist Juan Rosai, MD brings you state-of-the-art coverage of the latest advancements in immunohistochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, prognostic/predictive markers, and much more - equipping you to effectively and efficiently diagnose the complete range of neoplastic and non-neoplastic entities. Efficiently review the clinical presentation, gross and microscopic features, ultrastructural and immunohistochemical findings, differential diagnosis, therapy, and prognosis for virtually every pathologic entity. Compare your findings to more than 3,300 outstanding illustrations that capture the characteristic presentation of every type of lesion. Avoid diagnostic pitfalls using Dr. Rosai's expert observations on what to look for, what to be careful about, and which presentations can be misleading. Find quick answers on tumor staging, quality control procedures, and the handling of gross specimens through valuable appendices. Make optimal use of all the very latest advances including our increased understanding of the genetic basis of inherited and acquired disease, the newest molecular genetic and immunohistochemical techniques, and the most recent WHO disease classification schemes.

Neuroradiology Applications of High-Field MR Imaging, An Issue of Neuroimaging Clinics - E-Book


Author: Winfried A. Willinek
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455744166
Category: Medical
Page: 297
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Information for neuroimaging specialists includes a "Diagnostic Checklist or “Clinical Recommendations along with tables presenting recommended MR sequences and protocols. The primary focus of the issue is 3.0T; one article specifically deals with 7T and higher fields are mentioned sporadically throughout. Topics include: Tumor High-Field MR; Stroke High-Field MR; High-Field MR of Inflammation; Vascular Disorders: MR Angiography of Brain Vessels, MR Angiography of Neck Vessels, and Perfusion Imaging; Plaque Imaging; Neurodegenerative Disease; Epilepsy Imaging; Head and Neck Oncology Applications; Pediatric High-Field Imaging; Spine High-Field Imaging; Ultra High-Field Imaging; Future Perspectives on High-Field MR

Russell & Rubinstein's Pathology of Tumors of the Nervous System 7Ed


Author: Roger E. McLendon,Marc K. Rosenblum,Darell D. Bigner
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0340810076
Category: Medical
Page: 1104
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This is the leading international professional reference text that also serves as a bench book, describing all aspects of the pathology of brain tumours - genetics, molecular biology, epidemiology, morphology, immunohistochemistry, diagnostic criteria and prognosis. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout and comprehensively referenced, Russell & Rubinstein is regarded as the ultimate source for key information. For this seventh edition, the book returns to a single, clearly organised volume, and basic sciences are once again fully integrated within sections devoted to individual tumour entities. Entirely revised and updated throughout by a wide range of internationally revered authorities, the content reflects the latest tumour classification and grading while neuroradiologic correlation via state of the art neuroimaging techniques continues to be emphasised in all diagnostic entities. The offering is completed by a companion CD-ROM, providing quick and easy access to all the images from the book, retrievable by figure number, chapter title and keyword searches.

Applications of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology


Author: Viktor Nedovic,Ronnie Willaert
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402032295
Category: Science
Page: 573
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Cell immobilisation biotechnology is a multidisciplinary area, shown to have an important impact on many scientific subdisciplines – including biomedicine, pharmacology, cosmetology, food and agricultural sciences, beverage production, industrial waste treatment, analytical applications, biologics production. "Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology" is an outcome of the editors’ intention to collate the extensive and widespread information on fundamental aspects and applications of immobilisation/encapsulation biotechnology into a comprehensive reference work and to provide an overview of the most recent results and developments in this domain. "Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology" is divided into the two book volumes, FOBI 8A and FOBI 8B. The FOBI 8A volume, Fundamentals of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology, is dedicated to fundamental aspects of cell immobilisation while the present volume, FOBI 8B, Applications of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology, deals with diverse applications of this technology.

Atlas der Kolposkopie

Grundlagen, klinische Kolposkopie und spezielle Zervixpathologie ; 23 Tabellen
Author: Erich Burghardt,Frank Girardi,Hellmuth Pickel
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 9783136480021
Category: Gebärmutterhalskrankheit - Atlas
Page: 226
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Clinical Neuropathology

Text and Color Atlas
Author: Catherine Haberland, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781934559529
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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Divided into fourteen chapters, this text and full-color atlas is a complete overview of the pathologic and clinical aspects of neurologic diseases. Clinical Neuropathology is written for practicing neurologists and pathologists, as well as residents and fellows preparing for the neurology and pathology boards. It provides information on the structural alterations of nervous system diseases along with their clinical manifestations. The first two chapters cover the process and goals of the neuropathologic exam and histological reactions particular to the nervous system. Subsequent chapters review major disease categories, with each section containing an overview of pathologic and clinical characteristics in general, a description of the gross and histologic features along with their clinical features, and data on pathogenetic mechanisms. Filled with tables to clarify major points, case histories to provide clinical correlates, and Board-type chapter review questions with answers and explanations, this text will be a valuable addition to all individual and reference libraries. Key Benefits: Almost 600 full color illustrations. Case histories, keyed to images, provide clinical correlation with pathology. Over 90 tables summarizing key points: useful for quick reference and exam preparation. End-of-chapter Board-type questions, with answers and explanations, for self-assessment and exam preparation.

Cognitive Plasticity in Neurologic Disorders


Author: Joseph I Tracy,Benjamin M Hampstead,K. Sathian
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190205466
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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Cognitive Plasticity in Neurologic Disorders describes and specifies the cognitive impact of neuroplastic processes in key neurologic disorders and syndromes. It is set apart from previous works in this area by its emphasis on the changing quality of neurocognition, demonstrating that this dynamic nature emerges from the neuroplastic processes at work in both mild and severe states of brain disease or injury. This resource describes the ways neurological illness or trauma (or attempts to treat patients with such conditions) can trigger neuroplastic mechanisms in the brain, inducing cognitive reorganization and remapping of brain networks. Each chapter shows how the cognitive and behavioral presentation of the disorder mirrors the changing neurobiologic context, and displays the numerous techniques being employed (e.g. behavior and rehabilitation therapies, electrical stimulation, and computer/machine neuromodulation of brain signals) underlying the neurobiology in ways that facilitate adaptive plasticity and cognitive recovery. An important feature of the book involves characterizing the degree to which the mechanistic principles governing neuroplastic responses and cognitive reorganization in the brain have been elucidated, making clear that it is these principles which will allow us to further develop rational rehabilitative therapies, match patients to appropriate treatments, and even begin to predict clinical treatment outcomes.