Al-Mefty's Meningiomas by Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty

By Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty

This is a superb e-book and a wanted replace. For
anyone drawn to learning this particular neoplasm in depth,this e-book is
worthwhile. it's a must-have in all neurosurgery, neurology, and radiology
libraries. -- Doody's Review

Al-Mefty's Meningiomas, moment Edition is the definitive advisor to
meningioma prognosis, remedy, and surgical procedure, and displays over a decade of
major advances within the analysis and administration of either intracranial and spinal
meningiomas because the first variation used to be published.


  • New to this variation: info on molecular
    biology, traditional background and progress premiums, the increase of radiosurgery as a
    plausible remedy alternative, and masses extra
  • Over 500 top of the range radiographic photos and
    full-color illustrations show anatomy and surgical procedure
  • In-depth assurance of intraoperative MRI and
    endoscopic resection
  • Key subject matters usually lacking from different meningiomas texts together with caseload administration, and postoperative caliber of existence issues

This landmark reference will improve the precision and surgical abilities of each clinician or resident in neurosurgery or neurology.

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It has a sellar portion that faces the sella Fig. 3 Schematic illustration of the meningeal architecture of the cavernous sinus. Broad line, periosteal dura lining the sphenoid bone; broken line, meningeal dura; dotted line, deep layer; shaded areas, venous channels. The star indicates a cleaving plane that is accessible between the superficial and deep layers by incision of the orbitotemporal periosteal bridge (arrow). OR, orbit; MC, Meckel cave; SS, sphenoid sinus; MF, middle cranial fossa; SOF, superior orbital fissure; PF, posterior fossa.

A) Diagram indicating location and size of craniotomy. (B) The operative specimen. ” The patient died 8 hours after surgery. 12,13 This operation, which lasted 1 hour, resulted in the complete resection of a 70 g tumor. The surgical cavity was drained through the left nasal cavity via an opening in the ethmoid sinus, which had been eroded by the tumor. , in 1887. 6 ‹‹The Early Twentieth Century: Before Cushing 14 By the beginning of the twentieth century, the three necessary ingredients for minimally successful brain surgery were firmly in hand.

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