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Title Neuroblastoma : clinical and surgical management / Sabine Sarnacki, Luca Pio, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2020]

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Description 1 online resource (375 pages)
Contents Epidemiology, Biology and Pathology Assessment: -- Epidemiology / Jacqueline Clavel, Brigitte Lacour, Paula Rios -- Biology of Neuroblastoma / Gudrun Schleiermacher -- Neuroblastoma Pathogenesis / Isabelle Janoueix-Lerosey -- Neuroblastoma Pathology / Hiroyuki Shimada, Angela R. Sementa, Bruce R. Pawel, Naohiko Ikegaki -- Imaging: -- Radiology / Hervé J. Brisse, Martijn Verhagen, Kieran McHugh, Claudio Granata -- Image-Defined Risk Factors / Giovanni Cecchetto, Tom Monclair, Hervé J. Brisse -- Nuclear Medicine Procedures in Neuroblastoma / Arnoldo Piccardo, Rita Castellani, Gianluca Bottoni, Michela Massollo, Giulia Anna Follacchio, Egesta Lopci -- Radiotherapy for Neuroblastoma / Tom Boterberg -- Clinical Management: -- Spinal Canal Involvement in Peripheral Neuroblastic Tumors / Shifra Ash, Stefania Sorrentino, Kathelijne Kraal, Bruno De Bernardi -- Neonatal Neuroblastoma / Dominique Plantaz, Claire Freycon -- Low- and Intermediate-Risk Neuroblastoma / Vanessa Segura, Adela Cañete -- High-Risk Neuroblastoma and Current Protocols / Katherine K. Matthay, Dominique Valteau-Couanet -- Immunotherapy / Francesca del Bufalo, Franco Locatelli -- Prognostic Factors and Risk Stratification / Meredith S. Irwin -- Surgery: -- Biopsy of Neuroblastoma / Dhanya Mullassery, Laurence Abernethy, Rajeev Shukla, Paul D. Losty -- Surgical Techniques / James A. Saltsman III, Nicole J. Croteau, Michael P. LaQuaglia -- Surgical Strategies for High Risk Neuroblastoma / Sanjeev A. Vasudevan, Jed G. Nuchtern -- Surgical Strategies for Neuroblastoma with Spinal Canal Involvement / Luca Pio, Thomas Blanc, Christophe Glorion, Stephanie Puget, Michel Zerah, Sabine Sarnacki -- Neuroblastoma: Minimally Invasive Surgery / Jörg Fuchs, Steven W. Warmann -- Robotic Surgery for Neuroblastoma / Luca Pio, Thomas Blanc, Girolamo Mattioli, Yves Heloury, Sabine Sarnacki -- Complications of the Surgical Management of Children with Neuroblastoma / Andrew M. Davidoff -- Palliative Care / Alessandro Inserra, Alessandro Crocoli
Summary This book addresses neuroblastoma, a type of embryonic tumor derived from neural crest cells and one of the most frequent extra-cranial solid tumors in children. However, the term also describes a heterogeneous group of tumors, the prognosis of which can differ greatly according to age, stage and biology. Some forms undergo spontaneous regression, and some are cured by surgery alone or after chemo-reduction, while others exhibit extremely aggressive behavior. Their successful treatment is one of the best examples of tailored medicine, which involves close collaboration between pediatric surgeons, pediatric oncologists, radiologists, nuclear medicine specialists, biologists, oncogeneticists and radiotherapists. The book pursues a unique approach, as it combines most essential insights from all of these fields, together with key information regarding epidemiology, physiopathology and palliative care. The respective chapters were written by the leading international experts on neuroblastoma, and present the latest advances in terms of research, surgical approaches and medical treatments. The book offers an invaluable resource to all pediatric surgeons, pediatricians, oncologists, students, researchers and all others involved in neuroblastoma management who want to benefit from their colleagues' expertise
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Subject Neuroblastoma -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Sarnacki, Sabine, editor
Pio, Luca, editor
ISBN 9783030183967
3030183963