Russell & Rubinstein's Pathology of Tumors of the Nervous System 7Ed (7th New edition)

Russell & Rubinstein's Pathology of Tumors of the Nervous System 7Ed (7th New edition)

By: Marc K. Rosenblum (author), Darell D. Bigner (author), Roger McLendon (author)Hardback

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This is the leading international professional reference text that also serves as a bench book, describing all aspects of the pathology of brain tumours - genetics, molecular biology, epidemiology, morphology, immunohistochemistry, diagnostic criteria and prognosis. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout and comprehensively referenced, Russell & Rubinstein is regarded as the ultimate source for key information. For this seventh edition, the book returns to a single, clearly organised volume, and basic sciences are once again fully integrated within sections devoted to individual tumour entities. Entirely revised and updated throughout by a wide range of internationally revered authorities, the content reflects the latest tumour classification and grading while neuroradiologic correlation via state of the art neuroimaging techniques continues to be emphasised in all diagnostic entities. The offering is completed by a companion CD-ROM, providing quick and easy access to all the images from the book, retrievable by figure number, chapter title and keyword searches.

About Author

Roger McLendon MD, Professor of Pathology, and Chief, Section of Neuropathology Dept of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA Darell Bigner MD PhD Edwin L Jones Jr & Lucille Jones Cancer Research Professor of Pathology (Neuropathology), and Vice Chairman for Investigative Pathology, and Director Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA Marc Rosenblum MD Chairman of Department of Pathology, Chief of Neuropathology and Autopsy Service, James Ewing Alumni Chair of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Contents

Classification of tumors of the nervous system Epidemiology of brain tumors: incidence, survivial and risk factors Nervous system tumors and atomic bomb experience of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Diffuse astrocytoma Anaplastic astrocytoma Astrocytoma of brain Stem Astrocytomas of the spinal cord Glioblastoma multiforme Pilocytic astrocytoma and pilomyxoid astrocytomas Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytomas Astroblastoma Oligodendrogliomas Anaplastic oligodendrogliomas and mixed gliomas Ependymomas, subependymomas, myxopapillary ependymomas Monomorphous angiocentric glioma/angiocentric neuroepithelial tumor Chordoid glioma of III ventricle Choroid plexus tumors Medulloblastoma Cerebellar liponeurocytoma Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy Olfactory neuroblastoma Medulloepitheliomas SPNET - neuroblastomas, ganglioneuroblastoma, malignant neuroblastic-glial tumors and ependymoblastomas Ganglion Cell Tumors: gangliocytoma, ganglioglioma and anaplastic ganglioglioma Desmoplastic infantile astrocytoma/desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma Extraventricular neurocytomas and unconventional glioneuronal tumors Central neurocytoma Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor Dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum (LhermitteaEURO"Duclos disease) Hypothalamic neuronal hamartoma Paragangliomas of the spine and skull base Tumours of pineal parenchymal and glial cells Meningiomas Solitary fibrous tumors Primary meningeal sarcoma Hemangiopericytoma Capillary haemangioblastoma Cerebral sarcomas Rhabdo- and leiomyosarcoma Angiosarcomas and KaposiaEURO (TM)s sarcoma Hemangioendotheliomas Meningeal melanocytoma, neurocutaneous melanosis and primary meningeal melanoma Germ cell tumors Totipotential cells of the distal spinal cord Dermoid cyst, epidermoid cyst, and dermal sinus Intracranial cysts of endodermal or respiratory epithelial origin Lipomas and rare lipomatous tumours Arachnoid cysts Neuroepithelial cysts of the IV ventricle and extraventricular ependymal cysts Ectopias and hamartomas Tumours of the retina Gliomas of the optic nerve and chiasm Neoplasms of the sellar region Chordoma and related lesions, chondrosarcoma and osteosarcoma of the calvarium Primary tumors of cranial, spinal and peripheral nerves Nervous system involvement by lymphoma, leukemia and other hematopoietic Cell Proliferations Neurofibramotisis Type 1 Neurofibramotisis Type 2 Von Hippel-Lindau Disease LiaEURO"Fraumeni syndrome and the p53 tumor suppressor pathway Neuropathologic features of tuberous sclerosis PTEN hamartomatous tumor syndromes Nevoid basal cell carcinoma (Gorlin) syndrome Hereditary colorectal cancer and brain tumor syndromes Metastases Appendix 1: Invasion and metastasis Appendix 2: Molecular biology and genetic models of gliomas and medulloblastomas

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780340810071
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1104
  • ID: 9780340810071
  • weight: 3357
  • ISBN10: 0340810076
  • edition: 7th New edition

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