Al-Mefty's Meningiomas by Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty

By Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty

This is a superb publication and a wanted replace. For
anyone drawn to learning this particular neoplasm in depth,this ebook is
worthwhile. it's a must-have in all neurosurgery, neurology, and radiology
libraries. -- Doody's Review

Al-Mefty's Meningiomas, moment Edition is the definitive advisor to
meningioma analysis, therapy, and surgical procedure, and displays over a decade of
major advances within the prognosis and administration of either intracranial and spinal
meningiomas because the first version used to be published.


  • New to this variation: info on molecular
    biology, common historical past and progress charges, the increase of radiosurgery as a
    conceivable therapy choice, and masses extra

  • Over 500 top quality radiographic pictures and
    full-color illustrations exhibit anatomy and surgical procedure

  • In-depth assurance of intraoperative MRI and
    endoscopic resection

  • Key issues frequently lacking from different meningiomas texts together with caseload administration, and postoperative caliber of existence issues

This landmark reference will improve the precision and surgical talents of each clinician or resident in neurosurgery or neurology.

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Neurosurgery 1991;28(1):111–128, discussion 128–129 38. Bulsara KR, Sukhla S, Nimjee SM. History of bipolar coagulation. Neurosurg Rev 2006;29(2):93–96, discussion 96 39. Uluç K, Kujoth GC, Başkaya MK. Operating microscopes: past, present, and future. Neurosurg Focus 2009;27(3):E4 40. Prevedello DM, Doglietto F, Jane JA Jr, Jagannathan J, Han J, Laws ER Jr. History of endoscopic skull base surgery: its evolution and current reality. J Neurosurg 2007;107(1):206–213 41. Rhee YK. History of Neurosurgery [bibliography].

In the Egyptian trauma surgery text of the Edwin Smith Papyrus (ca. 4,5 The discovery of the arachnoid further advanced our concepts of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) production, circulation, and absorption. Today, the meninges are divided into the pachymeninges, which include the dura mater, and the leptomeninges, which consist of the arachnoid and the pia mater. ‹‹Embryology The development of the meninges starts early in gestation and reaches the basic adult forms by the end of the first trimester.

New York, NY: Thieme; 2007:191–199 29. Cushing H. I. The control of bleeding in operations for brain tumors: with the description of silver “clips” for the occlusion of vessels inaccessible to the ligature. Ann Surg 1911;54(1):1–19 30. Cairns H. A study of intracranial surgery. Med Research Council Special Report 1929;125:1–89 31. Beatty WK, William T. William T. Bovie, inventor and teacher. Trans Stud Coll Physicians Phila 1979;1(2):138–144 32. Cushing H. Electro-surgery as an aid to the removal of intracranial tumors.

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