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Orbital Tumors

Diagnosis and Treatment

Karcioglu, Zeynel A. (Ed.)

2nd ed. 2015, XVII, 516 p. 349 illus., 221 illus. in color.

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  • Discusses advances in orbital diseases and their treatment
  • Offers an up-to-date, single-volume reference on orbital tumors
  • Emphasizes improvements in diagnostic and therapeutic measures over the last decade
  • Topics covered include everything from advances in oncogenesis and its relationship to orbital tumors, to medical genetics and the role of imaging in diagnosis of orbital tumors
  • Written for orbital specialists and of significant interest for everyone dealing with orbital pathology from a clinical and scientific point of view

Orbital Tumors, 2nd edition discusses advances in orbital disease and their treatment, offering readers an up-to-date, single volume reference for orbital tumors. Divided into two parts, this book covers everything from advances in oncogenesis and its relationship to orbital tumors, to medical genetics and the role of imaging in diagnosis of orbital tumors. Additionally, new information on incidence and behavior of tumors resulting from environmental and social trends is included.

Written and edited by leaders in the fields of ophthalmology and oncology, Orbital Tumors, 2nd edition builds upon the first edition, proving to be a useful reference for orbital specialists and of significant interest to everyone dealing with orbital pathology from a clinical and scientific point of view.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » ophthlamology - orbital disease - orbital pathology - orbital tumors

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Ophthalmology - Pathology

Table of contents 

1. Molecular Models of Cancer Development.- 2. Immune Surveillance and Cancer Pathogenesis.- 3. The Changing Nature and Behaviour of Orbital Tumors.- 4. Mechanisms Of Tumor Metastasis In The Orbit.- 5. Multiple Primary Tumors in Retinoblastoma.- 6. Clinical Evaluation Of The Orbit.- 7. Neuro-Ophthalmologic Evaluation of the Orbit.- 8. Ultrasonography in Orbital Differential Diagnosis.- 9. The Basics of Orbital Imaging.- 10. Imaging in Orbital Differential Diagnosis.- 11. New Concepts in Orbital Imaging.- 12. Orbital Biopsy.- 13. Orbital and Ocular Adnexal Lymphoma.- 14. Vascular Tumors.- 15. Fibrohistiocytic Tumors.- 16. Fibro-osseous and Cartilaginous Tumors and Tumorlike Conditions.- 17. Peripheral Nerve Tumors.- 18. Lacrimal Gland Tumors.- 19. Tumors of the Lacrimal Drainage System.- 20. Eyelid and Periocular Skin Tumors.- 21. Conjunctival Tumors.- 22. Ocular Tumors.- 23. Tumors of the Paranasal Sinuses, Nasal and Cranial Cavities.- 24. Metastatic Tumors to the Orbit.- 25. Benign Pediatric Tumors.- 26. Malignant Pediatric Tumors.- 27. Orbital Inflammation and Infection versus Neoplasia.- 28. Graves Disease.- 29. Mass-Forming Inflammatory Lesions of the Orbit.- 30. Orbital Cancer Staging.- 31. Surgical Treatment.- 32. 3D Computer Image Analysis and Guidance for Surgical and Radiosurgical Treatment.- 33. Radiation Treatment.- 34. Chemotherapy for Childhood Orbital Tumors.- 35. Chemotherapy for Adult Orbital Tumors.

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