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Title Primary optic nerve sheath meningioma / B. Jeremic, S. Pitz (eds.) ; with contributions by G. Bednarz [and others] ; foreword by L.W. Brady [and others]
Published Berlin : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xii, 135 pages) : illustrations
Series Medical radiology, 0942-5373
Medical radiology (Series)
Contents Overall Introduction, Problem Definition, Incidence / Branislav Jeremic and Susanne Pitz -- Clinical Presentation / Susanne Pitz and Helmut Wilhelm -- Clinical Evaluation of Primary Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma / John S. Kennerdell and Roger E. Turbin -- Imaging Diagnosis of the Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma / John H. Naheedy and Mahmood F. Mafee -- Histology and Molecular Genetics / Markus J. Riemenschneider and Guido Reifenberger -- Surgery in Primary Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma / Roger E. Turbin and John S. Kennerdell -- Conventional Radiation Therapy in Primary Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma / Branislav Jeremic -- 3D Conformal RT / Simon S. Lo, Samuel T. Chao and John H. Suh -- Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma / Jose Hinojosa, Jorge Omar Hernandez, Bin S. Teh, Arnold C. Paulino and E. Brian Butler -- Stereotactic Radiation Therapy in Primary Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma / Branislav Jeremic, Maria Werner-Wasik, Salvador Villà, Frank Paulsen, Greg Bednarz [and 2 others]
Overall introduction, problem definition, incidence -- Clinical presentation -- Clinical evaluation of primary optic nerve sheath meningioma -- Imaging diagnosis of the optic nerve sheath meningioma -- Histology and molecular genetics -- Surgery in primary optic nerve sheath meningioma -- Conventional radiation therapy in primary optic nverve sheath meningioma -- 3D conformal RT -- Intensity modulated radiotherapy for optic nerve sheath meningioma -- Stereotactic radiation therapy in primary optic nerve sheath meningioma
Summary Optic nerve sheath meningioma (ONSM) is a rare tumour. Cases are usually separated into primary ONSM, which arises either intraorbitally or, less commonly, intracanalicularly, and secondary ONSM, which arises intracranially and subsequently invades the optic canal and orbit. This is the first book to cover all important aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of primary ONSM. After a general introduction, individual chapters discuss the clinical presentation, clinical examination and diagnosis, imaging, and histology. Treatment options are then addressed in detail, with special emphasis on exte
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ophthalmology.
Medical radiology
Meningioma -- diagnosis
Optic Nerve Neoplasms -- diagnosis
General Surgery
Meningioma -- radiotherapy
Optic Nerve Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
surgery (health care function)
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Meningioma -- radiotherapy.
Optic Nerve Neoplasms -- radiotherapy.
Radiology, Medical.
Meningioma -- diagnosis.
Optic Nerve Neoplasms -- diagnosis.
Medical radiology
Form Electronic book
Author Jeremić, Branislav.
Pitz, S. (Susanne)
ISBN 9783540775584