Get balanced and comprehensive perspectives on pituitary surgery from well-recognized international, multidisciplinary contributors.
Make better-informed decisions with case presentations, drawn from Dr. Laws's 40 plus years as a leader in pituitary surgery, that include a summary of the clinical history, preoperative radiographs, and postoperative clinical information and radiographs.
Tap into exceptional visual guidance and reduce the risk of error through abundant clinical photographs and line drawings.
Find the information you need quickly via a consistent chapter-to-chapter organization.
Special Features:Represents the multidisciplinary management of these cases, with contributions from neurological surgeons, otolaryngologists, radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, endocrinologists, and ophthalmologistsCovers the many diverse tumor types found in the sellar and parasellar region,-including pituitary tumors, meningiomas, chordomas, and chondrosarcomas, with clinical management strategies for eachProvides detailed, illustrated descriptions of optimal surgical approaches tailored to the patient and pathology, including transsphenoidal surgery, precise craniotomies using skull base techniques, minimally invasive eyebrow exposures, endoscopic anterior skull base techniques, and stereotactic radiosurgeryDiscusses the advantages and disadvantages of different surgical approaches, tips for complication avoidance, patient evaluation methods, surgical indications and outcomes, and more Includes comprehensive neuroanatomic dissections that provide visualization of the entire sellar and parasellar regionOffers radiologic, medical, and ophthalmologic management techniques for patients with sellar and parasellar tumors
Complete with full-color illustrations, high-quality radiographs, and instructive tables, Sellar and Parasellar Tumors is the authoritative reference for neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, endocrinologists, neuro-ophthalmologists, radiation oncologists, and any other clinician who diagnoses, treats, and manages patients with these complex disorders.
Review clinical information on image-guided technologies and infections.
Easily understand and apply techniques with guidance from more than 1,600 full-color illustrations.Rely on the knowledge and experience of new editor-in-chief Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa and leading international authorities, who offer multiple perspectives on neurosurgical challenges, from tried-and-true methods to the most current techniques.
See exactly how to proceed with online surgical videos that guide you through each technique and procedure to ensure the best possible outcomes and results.
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Key Features:An opening chapter, Introduction to Best Evidence Medicine, illustrates how the authors rate the viability of the data presentedAuthors discuss in detail commonly disputed topics specific to tumor type, such as the roles of surgery and gross total resection as well as radiosurgery optionsExpert recommendation boxes highlight takeaways for the readerSummary tables distill abundant scientific evidence and emphasize the main conclusions of published studies
This book will be the go-to guide for all neurosurgeons, oncologists, and neurologists involved in the multidisciplinary care of patients with brain tumors.