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

This is a wonderful e-book and a wanted replace. For
anyone drawn to learning this particular neoplasm in depth,this booklet 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 consultant to
meningioma prognosis, therapy, 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 version: details on molecular
    biology, common heritage and progress premiums, the increase of radiosurgery as a
    plausible remedy choice, and masses extra

  • Over 500 top of the range radiographic photographs and
    full-color illustrations show anatomy and surgical procedure

  • In-depth assurance of intraoperative MRI and
    endoscopic resection

  • Key themes frequently lacking from different meningiomas texts together with caseload administration, and postoperative caliber of lifestyles issues

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

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