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
-Decompression and stabilization of spine metastases
-Plus much more!