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Author(s)Lawrence R Kleinberg and Daniele Rigamonti and Michael J Lim and Wesley Hsu
Publish YearJanuary 2013


"Radiosurgery in CNS Disease" will offer radiation oncology and neurology residents, trainees, and fellows up-to-date information in a concise and practical manual showcasing radiosurgery within the overall context of the management of CNS diseases. The emphasis is on decision-making in the management of different CNS pathologies and the evaluation of radiosurgery as a treatment option from among the suite of options that may be applicable. The book examines radiosurgery as a treatment modality discussing relevant radiobiology, current technology, and the technical aspects of performing specific procedures. This is followed by chapters organized by pathology providing practical coverage of clinical evaluations, patient selection and management decision-making, and relevant specific points in radiosurgical applications for the entity under discussion. Relevant cases are presented as examples of the process for each treatment paradigm. "Radiosurgery in CNS Disease" features: practical focus on key clinical issues in radiosurgery of CNS disease: patient selection, radiosurgery in context with other modalities, pitfalls; coverage of cranial and extracranial disease; relevant cases illustrate discussion of each treatment paradigm; outstanding editorial team; and concise format makes for an easy review or quick reference, in contrast to large texts.