Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Volume 10

Pineal, Pituitary, and Spinal Tumors


ISBN: 978-94-007-5680-9 (Print) 978-94-007-5681-6 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xliv

  2. Pineal Tumors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-8

      Papillary Tumor of the Pineal Region

    3. Chapter

      Pages 9-21

      Pineal Region Tumors: Clinical Aspects

    4. Chapter

      Pages 23-29

      Papillary Tumor of the Pineal Region: Diagnosis

    5. Chapter

      Pages 31-38

      Pineal Parenchymal Tumors: Immunohistochemistry

    6. Chapter

      Pages 39-45

      Pineal Parenchymal Tumors: Diagnostics and Prognosis

    7. Chapter

      Pages 47-54

      Papillary Tumor of the Pineal Region: Diagnosis and Treatment

    8. Chapter

      Pages 55-67

      Pineal Region Tumors: Optimal Neurosurgical Treatment

  3. Pituitary Tumors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

    2. Chapter

      Pages 71-83

      Pituitary Tumors: Genetics and Heritable Predisposition

    3. Chapter

      Pages 85-89

      Xanthogranulomas Associated with Pituitary Adenomas: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    4. Chapter

      Pages 91-102

      Pituitary Adenoma and Craniopharyngioma: An Overview

    5. Chapter

      Pages 103-112

      Familial Pituitary Adenomas: An Overview

    6. Chapter

      Pages 113-118

      Papillary Glioneuronal Tumor

    7. Chapter

      Pages 119-123

      Solitary Fibrous Tumors

    8. Chapter

      Pages 125-131

      Pituitary Adenomas: MCM2 Protein as a Cell Proliferation Marker

    9. Chapter

      Pages 133-139

      Pituitary Adenomas: Role of Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Inhibitors

    10. Chapter

      Pages 141-150

      Pituitary Tumorigenesis: Role of Regulation of Wee1 Kinase by microRNAs

    11. Chapter

      Pages 151-159

      Pituitary Tumor Cells: Role of PKCα, PKCδ and PKCε Expression

    12. Chapter

      Pages 161-168

      Pituitary Adenoma: Role of HMGA Proteins

    13. Chapter

      Pages 169-177

      Pituitary Adenomas: Role of E-Cadherin in Tumor Invasion

    14. Chapter

      Pages 179-187

      Pituitary Tumorigenesis: Role of the Wnt Signaling Pathway

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