Angiogenesis in Brain Tumors

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-4699-9 (Print) 978-1-4419-8871-3 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Principles of Angiogenesis in the Central Nervous System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-32

      Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis

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      Pages 33-50

      Morphogenesis of Embryonic CNS Vessels

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      Pages 51-75

      Mathematical Modelling of Tumour-induced Angiogenesis: Network Growth and Structure

  3. Assessment of Angiogenesis in Neuro-Oncology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-95

      Histologic Measures of Angiogenesis in Human Primary Brain Tumors

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      Pages 97-114

      Angiogenesis in transgenic models of multistep angiogenesis

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      Pages 115-135

      Models for Angiogenesis in Gliomas

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      Pages 137-138

      Protocol for Isolation of HCEC

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      Pages 139-140

      Protocol for MRI Monitoring of Orthotopic Glioma Growth in the Rat Brain

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      Pages 141-146

      Methods to Study Angiogenesis in vitro

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      Pages 147-151

      The Rabbit Corneal Pocket Assay for the Study of Angiogenesis

  4. Brain Tumor Related Angiogenesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

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      Pages 155-167

      Role of Nitric Oxide in Tumor Angiogenesis

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      Pages 169-190

      Angiogenesis-related Growth Factors in Brain Tumors

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      Pages 191-218

      Role of VEGF in Developmental Angiogenesis and in Tumor Angiogenesis in the Brain

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      Pages 219-248

      Hypoxia and Hypoxia Inducible Factors (HIF) as Important Regulators of Tumor Physiology

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      Pages 249-262

      Vascular Microenvironment in Gliomas

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      Pages 263-284

      Angiogenesis and Invasion in Gliomas

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      Pages 285-304

      Metastasis and Angiogenesis

  5. Clinical Application in Neuro-Oncology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 305-305

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      Pages 307-336

      Inhibition of Angiogenesis as a Therapeutic Strategy against Brain Tumors

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      Pages 337-349

      Anti-angiogenic Chemotherapy in Central Nervous System Tumors

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 351-358