Controversies in Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Best Evidence Recommendations

Controversies in Stereotactic Radiosurgery best evidence recommendationsBy

  • Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery, Radiation Oncology, and Neuroscience, Co-Director, UVa Gamma Knife Center, Riverside-OVa Gamma Knife, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Peter C. Gerszten, MD, MPH, Peter E. Sheptak Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology, Director, Percutaneous Spine Service, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

An evidence-based approach to stereotactic radiosurgery for brain and spine

Controversies in Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Best Evidence Recommendations is a comprehensive reference that compiles, synthesizes, and summarizes the most relevant scientific literature on the topic. Each succinct, problem-oriented chapter addresses a different controversy surrounding stereotactic radiosurgery. This book saves physicians significant amounts of time by distilling years of scientific research into sound guidelines that will help them make fully-informed treatment decisions.

Key Features:

  • Covers both intracranial and spine radiosurgery, providing complete coverage of this rapidly evolving technology
  • Includes more than 35 chapters on treatment controversies for brain and spine tumors as well as vascular malformations
  • Contains summary tables throughout the text that present the main conclusions of published studies

All neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, and neuro-oncologists, involved in the treatment of patients who may be candidates for stereotactic radiosurgery of the brain and spine will find this book to be an essential decision making guide.


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