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Comprehensive Management of Skull Base Tumors

1st Edition

Edited by Ehab Y. Hanna, Franco DeMonte

CRC Press

600 pages

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The management of tumors in and adjacent to the skullbase is challenging given the complex and critically important anatomy of the region and the wide diversity of tumor pathologies that may be encountered. To help navigate the complexities of contemporary multidisciplinary management of these patients, Drs. Hanna and DeMonte bring you Comprehensiv

Table of Contents

Anatomy of the Cranial Base. Pathology of Tumor and Tumor-Like Lesions of the Skull Base. Genetic Abnormalities of Skull Base Tumors. Imaging of Skull-Based Neoplasms. Head, Neck, and Neurotologic Assessment of Patients with Tumors of the Skull Base: Clinical Examination, Auditory Testing, Vestibular Testing, and Equilibrium. Anasthesia and Intraoperative Monitoring of Patients with Tumors of the Skull Base. Minimally Invasive Techniques: Endonasal Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery. Reconstruction of Skull-Base Defects. Prosthetic rehabilitation of patients undergoing skull-based surgery. Radiobiology and radiation therapy of skull based tumors. Chemotherapy for Skull Based Tumors. Rehabilitation of Speech and Swallowing of Patients with Tumors of the Skull Base. Quality-of-Life of Patients with Skull Base Tumors. Neurocognitive Assessment of Patients with Tumors of the Skull Base. Cerebrovascular Management in Skull Base Tumors. Surgical Management of Tumors of the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, orbit, and anterior skull base. Tumors of the Nasopharynx. Clival Tumors. Tumors of the anterial skull base. Infratemporal Fossa. Tumors of the Parapharyngeal Space. Tumors of the Temporal Bone. Evaluation and management of sellar tumors. Tumors of the Middle Cranial Fossa. Tumors of the Petroux Apex. Tumors of the Cerebellopontine. Tumors of the Jugular Fossa. Tumors of the Craniovertebral Junction. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses. Non-Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses. Esthesioneuroblastoma. Melanoma of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses. Sarcomas of the skull base. Angiofibromas and vascular tumors of the skull base. Chordoma and Chondrosarcoma of the Skull Base. Meningioma. Schwanomas of the skull base. Paragangliomas of the Head and Neck. Pituitary Adenomas. Craniopharyngioma: Neurosurgical Management. Epidermoids, Dermoids and Other Cysts of the Skull Base. Fibro-osseous lesion of the skull base. M

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Oncology
MEDICAL / Surgery / General
MEDICAL / Surgery / Neurosurgery