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Title Craniopharyngiomas : comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and outcome / edited by James J. Evans, Tyler J. Kenning
Published Amsterdam : Elsevier/Academic Press, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 593 pages) : illustrations, portrait
Summary Craniopharyngiomas: A Comprehensive Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcome is a comprehensive guide to the science, diagnosis and treatment of craniopharyngiomas, rare brain tumors that grow near the pituitary gland. Even though these tumors are generally benign, due to the location, prognosis was often bleak. This reference provides a resource for specialists requiring a comprehensive overview of this rare form of tumor, outlining new diagnostic, imaging and surgical techniques, including endoscopic endonasal cranial base surgery, which enable successful neurosurgical intervention. With a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Intracranial tumors.
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Craniopharyngioma -- diagnosis
Outcome Assessment, Health Care
Outcome and Process Assessment, Health Care
Pituitary Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Craniopharyngioma -- therapy
Pituitary Neoplasms -- therapy
Treatment Outcome
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Intracranial tumors
Form Electronic book
Author Evans, James J., editor
Kenning, Tyler J., editor
ISBN 9780124167230