Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Diagnostic Techniques and Surgical Management of Brain Tumors

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Ana Lucia Abujamra
Ana Lucia Abujamra

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul,
Brazil

Published22 September 2011

Doi10.5772/1049

ISBN978-953-307-589-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6493-7

Copyright year2011

Number of pages546

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Open access  chapters

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

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

2,521
2. Brain Tumour Imaging

By Amit Mehndiratta and Frederik L Giesel

3,577
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3. Imaging Techniques in Brain Tumor

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

3,873
4. Brain Tumors: How Can Images and Segmentation Techniques Help?

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

3,336
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9. The Dosimetry Calculation for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

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

4,722
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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

1,955
11. Pediatric Brain Tumors: Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging

By A. Aria Tzika, Loukas Astrakas and Maria Zarifi

2,663
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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

2,132
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14. Brain Tumors Diagnostic by Tumor Imaging Agents

By Masoud Sadeghzadeh and Fariba Johari Daha

3,306
16. Metabolic Imaging of Brain Tumor by 99mTc-Tetrofosmin Scintitomography

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

2,350
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

2,072
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

2,733
20. Strategies in Glioma-Surgery

By Sven R. Kantelhardt and Alf Giese

3,545
21. Neurosurgical Management of Gliomas

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

5,384
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23. Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Tumors

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

5,236
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

5,086
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

2,566

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