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Primary Brain Tumors: A Review of Histologic Classification

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Based on a meeting held in March 1988 at the U. of Texas, Houston. Comprises three main parts covering embryonal tumors of the neuroectoderm, malignant glial tumors, and meningiomas. Contains 19 pages of references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461281993
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 286
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Remarks.- One - Embryonal Tumors of the Neuroectoderm.- I - Primary Neuroectodermal Tumor - A Concept Requiring an Apologia?.- II - Justification for a Cytogenetic Scheme of Embryonal Central Neuroepithelial Tumors.- Discussion of Chapters I and II.- III - Classification of Pediatric Tumors - Alternative Strategies.- Discussion of Chapter III.- IV - Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors: Views on a Working Classification.- V - Phenotypic Analysis of Medulloblastoma with Monoclonal Antibodies.- Discussion of Chapters IV and V.- VI - Pinealomas: Need for an Ultrastructural Diagnosis.- Discussion of Chapter VI.- General Discussion of Part One.- Two - Malignant Glial Tumors.- VII - Can Cytogenetic and Molecular Genetic Analyses of Malignant Human Gliomas Be Used Yet to Supplement Conventional Classification Schemes?.- VIII - Immunohishemical Assessment of Differentiation and DNA Replication in Human Brain Tumors.- IX - Application of Immunohishemistry for Tumor Grading in Human Neuro-Oncology.- Discussion of Chapters VII - IX.- X - Monstrocellular Sarcomas.- XI - Grading of Gliomas.- XII - A New Uniform Grading System (Using Mayo Clinic Material).- XIII - The Grading of Astrocytomas and Oligodendrogliomas.- XIV - Grading of Brain Tumors According to the WHO Classification: Applicability to Clinical Medicine.- Discussion of Chapter XIV.- XV - Clinical Correlations of Malignant Ependymomas.- General Discussion of Part Two.- Three - Meningiomas.- XVI - History and Diagnosis of Meningiomas.- XVII - Biological Behavior of Meningiomas.- XVIII - Meningiomas: Immunocyhemistry and Steroid Hormone Receptors.- Discussion of Chapters XVI - XVIII.- Closing Discussion.- References.

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