A complete resource on state-of-the-art intracranial radiosurgery
Written by recognized experts in the fields of neurologic surgery, neurology, physics, and radiation oncology, Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery is a comprehensive reference for current techniques for radiosurgery of the brain. Following introductory chapters on the relevant history, radiobiology, and neuropathology of radiosurgery, the book provides detailed discussion of radiosurgical procedures for various disease entities, including arteriovenous malformations and fistulas, meningiomas, vestibular and nonvestibular schwannomas, movement disorders, epilepsy, ocular disorders, and brain metastases. These chapters address the benefits and limitations of radiosurgical techniques for each indication and describe the outcomes, possible complications and their management, and alternative treatments.
This authoritative textbook will be invaluable to
neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, and medical physicists
at all levels. It is also a helpful resource for neurologists and other
physicians who refer patients for intracranial radiosurgery.
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University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Dept of Neurological Surgery, Charlottesville, VA, USAReview:
Logically organized...an excellent discussion of the histopathologic changes that occur in the brain and tumors in the acute, subacute, and chronic timeframes after STR...very useful...well-written, informative, and accurate...the chapters are easy to read and current and have good references from excellent sources.--American Journalf of Neuroradiology[Four stars] An excellent book...a comprehensive reference...provides the latest information on the subject...an excellent source of necessary information for neurosurgical residents in training...highly recommend[ed].--Le Journal Canadien des Sciences Neurologiques[Four stars] Excellent illustrations...[its] updated literature [includes] some of the most prominent trials, and a group of leading experts as authors, this book is an excellent reference for the field...an excellent book.--Doody's ReviewThe fundamentals on stereotactic radiosurgery are explained in great detail, with accuracy and precision.--European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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