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Diagnostic Techniques and Surgical Management of Brain Tumors

Edited by Ana Lucia Abujamra

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, United States of America

The focus of the book Diagnostic Techniques and Surgical Management of Brain Tumors is on describing the established and newly-arising techniques to diagnose central nervous system tumors, with a special focus on neuroimaging, followed by a discussion on the neurosurgical guidelines and techniques to manage and treat this disease. Each chapter in the Diagnostic Techniques and Surgical Management of Brain Tumors is authored by international experts with extensive experience in the areas covered.

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Diagnostic Techniques and Surgical Management of Brain TumorsEdited by Ana Lucia Abujamra

Published: September 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1049

ISBN: 978-953-307-589-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6493-7

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

89644 Total Chapter Downloads

19 Crossref Citations

30 Web of Science Citations

42 Dimensions Citations


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1. Patient-Reported Outcome Monitoring in Brain Tumour Patients: Benefits and Requirements

By Lisa M. Wintner, Johannes M. Giesinger and Bernhard Holzner


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2. Brain Tumour Imaging

By Amit Mehndiratta and Frederik L Giesel


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3. Imaging Techniques in Brain Tumor

By Mingkun Yu, Wei Ye, Xiangqian Qi, Jun Qian, Zhenyang Liu and Wenfeng Fang


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4. Brain Tumors: How Can Images and Segmentation Techniques Help?

By Alejandro Veloz, Antonio Orellana, Juan Vielma, Rodrigo Salas and Stéren Chabert


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5. Glial Tumors: Quantification and Segmentation from MRI and MRS

By Weibei Dou and Jean-Marc Constans


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6. 3D Tumor Segmentation from Volumetric Brain MR Images Using Level-Sets Method

By Kamel Aloui and Mohamed Saber Naceur


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7. Deformable Model-Based Segmentation of Brain Tumor from MR Images

By Sami Bourouis and Kamel Hamrouni


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8. Current Optical Imaging Techniques for Brain Tumor Research: Application of in vivo Laser Scanning Microscopy Imaging with a Cranial Window System

By Kyuha Chong, Taeyun Ku, Kyungsun Choi, Myunghwan Choi, Jonghee Yoon and Chulhee Choi


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9. The Dosimetry Calculation for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

By Li Deng, Chaobin Chen, Tao Ye and Gang Li


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10. Magnetic Resonance Tractography in Neuroradiological Diagnostic Aspects

By Jaroslaw Paluch, Jaroslaw Markowski, Tatiana Gierek, Przemyslaw Pencak, Malgorzata Witkowska, Maciej Kajor, Agnieszka Gorzkowska and Agnieszka Piotrowska


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11. Pediatric Brain Tumors: Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging

By A. Aria Tzika, Loukas Astrakas and Maria Zarifi


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12. Intraoperative Photodynamic Diagnosis of Brain Tumors Using 5-Aminolevulinic Acid

By Satoshi Utsuki, Hidehiro Oka and Kiyotaka Fujii


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13. Laser-Induced Autofluorescence as a Possible Diagnostic Tool for Use in Neurosurgery

By Mihail - Lucian Pascu, Mihaela - Oana Romanitan , Alexandru Pascu, Josè - Maria Delgado and Leon Danaila


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14. Brain Tumors Diagnostic by Tumor Imaging Agents

By Masoud Sadeghzadeh and Fariba Johari Daha


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15. MR-Based Methods for pH Measurement in Brain Tumors: Current Status and Clinical Potential

By Xiao-Fang Cheng and Ren-Hua Wu


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16. Metabolic Imaging of Brain Tumor by 99mTc-Tetrofosmin Scintitomography

By Spyridon Tsiouris, George Alexiou, Athanasios Papadopoulos and Andreas Fotopoulos


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17. Immunolocalization of the Glioblastoma Cells by Nanoparticles Using Microscopy Tools

By Lorena Favaro Pavon, Luciana Cavalheiro Marti, Tatiana Tais Sibov, Suzana M.F. Malheiros, Daniela Mara Oliveira, Maria Izabel Camargo-Mathias, Edson Amaro Junior ,Reynaldo Andre Brandt, Jorge Roberto Pagura, Marcos Augusto Stavale, Guilherme Carvalhal Ribas and Lionel Fernel Gamarra


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18. Synchrotron Radiation: Applications in Diagnosis and Treatment of Malignant Brain Tumors

By S. Kaiser Ali, Umashankar Das, Yanjie Lu, Vijayanada Kundapur and Tim May


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19. Anesthetic Considerations of Brain Tumor Surgery

By Hala Goma


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20. Strategies in Glioma-Surgery

By Sven R. Kantelhardt and Alf Giese


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21. Neurosurgical Management of Gliomas

By Melissa C Werndle, Timothy L Jones and Marios C Papadopoulos


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22. Surgical Technique for Metastatic Brain Tumors

By Takeshi Okuda and Amami Kato


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23. Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Tumors

By Susan C. Pannullo, Cecile Yama and A. Gabriella Wernicke


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24. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery After Stereotactic Aspiration for Large Cystic Brain Metastases

By Do Hoon Kwon and Won Hyoung Park


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25. Management of Brain Tumors in Eloquent Areas

By José Manuel González – Darder and Pablo González – López


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26. Therapeutic Embolization of Cranial Tumors

By Antonin Krajina, Tomas Cesak, Kamil Zelenak and Svatopluk Rehak


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27. Advanced Surgical Management of Gliomas: Technological Requirements, Concept of Information-Guided Resection, and Clinical Results

By Yoshihiro Muragaki, Hiroshi Iseki, Takashi Maruyama, Mikhail Chernov, Takashi Suzuki, Kitaro Yoshimitsu, Manabu Tamura, Soko Ikuta, Masayuki Nitta Taiichi Saito, Jun Okamoto and Kintomo Takakura


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