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Metastases to the Central Nervous System, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics of North America
This issue of Neurosurgery Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Edjah Nduom and Jeff Olson, will focus on Metastases to the Central Nervous System. This issue is one of four selected each year by our series consulting editors, Dr. Russell R. Lonser and Dr. Daniel K. Resnick. Topics discussed in this issue will include: Epidemiology of metastatic CNS disease, Initial approach to the patient with a newly diagnosed solitary brain metastasis, Initial approach to the patient with multiple newly diagnosed brain metastases, When to consider a stereotactic biopsy for brain metastases, Techniques for open surgical resection of cerebral metastases, Laser ablation for cerebral metastases, Histopathological features and laboratory markers of common brain metastases, Recurrence vs radiation necrosis - evaluation and treatment, Anti-epileptic drugs for the management of cerebral metastases, Chemotherapy for the management of cerebral metastases, Approach to the management of metastatic leptomeningeal disease, Immune therapy for CNS metastases, Novel therapeutic targets for the treatment of cerebral metastases, Skull base metastases - diagnosis and management, and more.