Book: Principles of Neuro-Oncology

ABOUT THIS BOOK

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the management of brain and skull base tumors. It features detailed insight into the intrinsic molecular biology, anatomical foundation, radiological planning, surgical execution, and the novel therapeutics that guide today’s treatment regimens. The first section features concepts related to the epidemiology and pathological basis of disease processes, including relevant cellular and molecular biology. In the second section, integral anatomical foundations and principles are covered including microsurgical anatomy of the cerebrum, white matter tracts, ventricles, brainstem, skull base, advancements in radiological imaging, and cognitive examinations. Surgical approaches and how to execute these procedures are then subsequently discussed in the third part of the work.

Principles of Neuro-Oncology: Brain & Skull Base is a practically applicable guide to the latest treatment techniques available to treat these patients. Therefore, it is an indispensable resource for all physicians who utilize these methodologies in their day-to-day practice.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Dr. Alejandro Monroy Sosa is Neurosurgeon Oncologist and Vascular Neurosurgeon. Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery and Director, Skull Base, Brain & Cerebrovascular Laboratory at Aurora Neuroscience Innovation Institute Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Assitant Professor, Department of Head and Neck, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, Mexico City, Mexico.

Dr. Srikant S. Chakravarthi is currently a post-doctoral neurosurgical research fellow. Dr. Chakravarthi completed his undergraduate education at the University of Windsor in Biological Sciences with Honors, followed by a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences/Oncology at the State University of New York at Buffalo/Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He then completed his medical training at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and New York Medical College with distinction. Apart from completing multiple research and clinical endeavors, including one at the University of Alberta under Dr. Keith Aronyk, Dr. Chakravarthi most recently completed his research fellowship training under Dr. Amin Kassam, in skull base, oncology, and neuroradiology, at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center and was the Director of the Neuroanatomy and Neuroradiology Laboratory at Aurora Research Institute. He has either authored or coauthored over 20 scientific publications, over 25 book chapters, and has given numerous presentations in national and international conferences.

Jaime G. de la Garza Salazaris a medical oncologist. He is currently a clinical researcher of the National Cancer Institute – Mexico. Member of the National System of Researchers level II. Member of the European Society of Medical Oncology. He is the author of more than 180 national and international scientific papers. Speaker of than more 1000 international and national lectures. Editor of 7 books. author and coauthor of 9 book chapter. Distinguished achievement award American society of clinical oncology (ASCO) Chicago, Ill. Editor Journal of Cancerology.

Dr. Abelardo Meneses García. is an Oncologist Pathologist. He is currently General Director of the National Cancer institute Mexico. He is a Member of the National System of Researchers level II and a member of the South West Oncology Group He has authored and co-authored more than 140 national and international scientific papers and is the Editor of 9 books. Author and coauthor of 20 book chapter.

Dr. Amin B. Kassam is a Neurosurgeon. He is currently the founder and CEO of Neeka Health Enterprises, LLC. Over the past two decades, Dr. Kassam has been either the Chairman or Director of four separate Neurosurgery programs, including University of Pittsburgh, University of Ottawa, and more recently, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center; created and globally scaled three disruptive novel surgical procedures, including the development and application of the expanded endonasal approach (EEA); founded or held leadership roles in four separate technology start-up companies constructed for the purpose of creating the underlying platforms for these procedural innovations; and, has held executive health care administration leadership roles needed to translate these innovations through tech-enabled services. Dr. Kassam has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles, given over 250 lectures globally and served as a distinguished guest for multiple international meetings and societies.

EDITORS:

Monroy Sosa, A., Chakravarthi, S.S., de la Garza, J., Meneses-Garcia, A., Kassam, A.B. (Eds.)

Source: Springer eBook

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