By Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty
This is a superb ebook and a wanted replace. For
anyone attracted to learning this particular neoplasm in depth,this ebook 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, 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 version used to be published.
- New to this version: details on molecular
biology, average background and development charges, the increase of radiosurgery as a
possible therapy choice, and lots more and plenty extra
- Over 500 top of the range radiographic pictures and
full-color illustrations exhibit anatomy and surgical procedure
- In-depth insurance of intraoperative MRI and
- Key issues frequently lacking from different meningiomas texts together with caseload administration, and postoperative caliber of existence issues
This landmark reference will increase the precision and surgical abilities of each clinician or resident in neurosurgery or neurology.
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The tenacity of the dura mater stems from its composition of elongated fibroblasts and extensive amounts of extracellular collagen (Fig. 1). The varying orientations of fibers create a matrix of intertwining collagen that provides significant strength. The outer periosteal layer of dura is generally thicker, with more abundant collagen, than the inner meningeal layer. indd 26 Located at the dura–arachnoid junction, a distinct cell population termed the dural border cells has been described. 6,7 Instead, the extracellular spaces are filled with irregular cellular processes and an amorphous, nonfilamentous granular material.
Advancements in our knowledge and appreciation of the anatomy of the meninges have driven the evolution of the surgical treatment of meningioma, including the development of advanced skull base techniques. The term meninges is attributed to Erasistratus (304– 250 BC), the Greek anatomist and royal physician to Seleucus I Nicator of Syria. indd 25 anatomy. Their studies confirmed the findings of Aristotle (384–322 BC), who noted a dual-layered membrane surrounding animal brains, one layer opposing the skull and the other following the contours of the brain.