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Imaging of Brain Tumors with Histological Correlations

  • Antonios Drevelegas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. A. Drevelegas
    Pages 11-25
  3. A. C. Goussia, K. Polyzoidis, A. P. Kyritsis
    Pages 27-35
  4. G. A. Christoforidis, A. Drevelegas, E. C. Bourekas, G. Karkavelas
    Pages 37-108
  5. A. Drevelegas, G. Karkavelas
    Pages 109-135
  6. A. K. Stringaris, K. Limperopoulos, C. Samara
    Pages 137-146
  7. A. Drevelegas
    Pages 147-154
  8. H. Tanghe, P. M. Parizel
    Pages 155-176
  9. A. Drevelegas, G. Karkavelas, D. Chourmouzi, G. Boulogianni, A. Petridis, A. Dimitriadis
    Pages 177-214
  10. A. Drevelegas
    Pages 215-225
  11. E. C. Bourekas, J. W. Miller, G. A. Christoforidis
    Pages 227-252
  12. N. J. Patronas
    Pages 253-276
  13. G. Sfakianakis, E. Sfakianaki
    Pages 277-297
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 299-302

About this book

Introduction

The purpose of this book is to bring a new understanding to bear on the diagnosis of brain tumors by linking radiographic image characteristics to the underlying pathology. Brain tumors are relatively uncommon compared with other neoplasms (e. g., lung, breast, gastrointestinal). They require special study, however, since they are pathologi­ cally complicated, difficult to diagnose, and account for high morbidity. Although many excellent neuroradiological books have been written, few of them focus especially on the diagnosis of brain tumors. In this book brain tumors are dis­ cussed in detail. Special emphasis is placed on CT and MRI findings in relation to the pathology of each tumor. As pathology is the "mother" of radiology this approach may be the best way to understand in depth the imaging manifestations of brain tumors. The illustrative examples herein were chosen on the basis of their clarity or complexity, their teachability, and their significance for diagnosis and treatment.

Keywords

Tumor brain brain tumor brain tumors classification computed tomography (CT) cranial nerves diagnosis embryo imaging lymphoma metastasis neuroradiology pathology radiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Antonios Drevelegas
    • 1
  1. 1.Radiology DepartmentAHEPA University HospitalThessalonikiGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-04951-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-04953-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-04951-8
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