Sellar and Parasellar Tumors by Jason Sheehan
Diagnosis, Treatments, and Outcomes

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Focusing on the variety of pathological processes that arise in the sellar and parasellar regions of the central skull base, Sellar and Parasellar Tumors: Diagnosis, Treatments, and Outcomes is a state-of-the-art reference written by renowned leaders in the field. It takes a disease-oriented approach to complex pathologies. The work includes contributions by multispecialty teams and details technical advances and management options for all clinicians treating patients with parasellar and sellar pathology.

Special Features:Represents the multidisciplinary management of these cases, with contributions from neurological surgeons, otolaryngologists, radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, endocrinologists, and ophthalmologistsCovers the many diverse tumor types found in the sellar and parasellar region,-including pituitary tumors, meningiomas, chordomas, and chondrosarcomas, with clinical management strategies for eachProvides detailed, illustrated descriptions of optimal surgical approaches tailored to the patient and pathology, including transsphenoidal surgery, precise craniotomies using skull base techniques, minimally invasive eyebrow exposures, endoscopic anterior skull base techniques, and stereotactic radiosurgeryDiscusses the advantages and disadvantages of different surgical approaches, tips for complication avoidance, patient evaluation methods, surgical indications and outcomes, and more Includes comprehensive neuroanatomic dissections that provide visualization of the entire sellar and parasellar regionOffers radiologic, medical, and ophthalmologic management techniques for patients with sellar and parasellar tumors

Complete with full-color illustrations, high-quality radiographs, and instructive tables, Sellar and Parasellar Tumors is the authoritative reference for neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, endocrinologists, neuro-ophthalmologists, radiation oncologists, and any other clinician who diagnoses, treats, and manages patients with these complex disorders.
 

About Jason Sheehan

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JASON SHEEHAN, the food writer for Westword, won a James Beard Award in 2003. His essay “There’s No Such Thing as Too Much Barbecue” was reprinted in This I Believe. His work has appeared in Best American Food Writing for the past five years.
 
Published October 21, 2011 by TNY. 272 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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