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Radiosurgery of the Skull Base: A Case-Based Approach, 1st Edition

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Edited by Siviero Agazzi, MD, MBA, Lawrence Berk and Mohammad Hassan A. Noureldine
Radiosurgery of the Skull Base: A Case-Based Approach explores non-invasive treatment of skull base pathologies using radiosurgery—all with a practical, case-based approach. This succinct, easy-to-navigate clinical reference covers stereotactic rad ...view more
Radiosurgery of the Skull Base: A Case-Based Approach explores non-invasive treatment of skull base pathologies using radiosurgery—all with a practical, case-based approach. This succinct, easy-to-navigate clinical reference covers stereotactic radiosurgery of skull base lesions, allowing you to quickly look up a specific pathology and tailor your radiosurgical strategy accordingly for the best treatment plan.
ISBN :
9780323874373
Publication Date :
21-11-2023
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Radiosurgery of the Skull Base: A Case-Based Approach explores non-invasive treatment of skull base pathologies using radiosurgery—all with a practical, case-based approach. This succinct, easy-to-navigate clinical reference covers stereotactic radiosurgery of skull base lesions, allowing you to quickly look up a specific pathology and tailor your radiosurgical strategy accordingly for the best treatment plan.

Key Features
  • Covers the basics of radiosurgery, including fundamentals of radiobiology, dose tolerances, and particle therapy, as well as how and when to utilize radiosurgery in patients with skull base tumors.
  • Provides a pragmatic and structured approach to more than 50 pathologies along various regions of the skull base.
  • Includes tumor treatment plans for various pathologies, including vestibular and facial schwannomas, pituitary adenomas, meningiomas, chordomas, trigeminal neuralgia, metastases, and more.
  • Presents cases based on real patient scenarios, with thorough descriptions of planning, dosages, outcomes, and follow-up images.
  • Discusses the dose tolerance of surrounding structures, which influences the overall treatment plan.
An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.

Author Information
Edited by Siviero Agazzi, MD, MBA, Chief of Cranial Surgery and Chief of Radiosurgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida; Lawrence Berk and Mohammad Hassan A. Noureldine