By G. B. Bradač, R. Ferszt, B. E. Kendall (auth.), Professor Dr. Gianni Boris Bradač, Professor Dr. Ron Ferszt, Professor Dr. Brian E. Kendall (eds.)

The objective of the ebook is to explain the present method of meningiomas at the foundation of expertise won within the fields of histopathology, biology, radiology and surgical procedure. the 1st component to the publication offers with general diagnostic aspects. the common histopathological positive factors of meningiomas and a number of the abnormalities proven by means of imaging tools are mentioned. the second one part elucidates the growth pattern of meningiomas bobbing up in numerous particular destinations. Separate chapters are dedicated to specific features of meningioma and to peritumoral edema. The 3rd part covers the treatment of meningiomas. Surgical removing continues to be the elemental remedy, whereas adjuvant equipment comprise preoperative embolization, irradiation, and endocrine therapy.

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1 a-f. Frontoparietal convexity endotheliomatous meningioma. a,b MRI (SE 500/50). Study after Gd-OTPA. The tumour displays an evident enhancement. There is a small cyst (black area-» in the peripheral portion of the meningioma close to the cerebral parenchyma. Note the thickened dura extending far from the globoid mass due to a flat portion of the tumour (arrow from circle). c Angiogram. There is no pathological vascularization on the angiogram of the internal carotid artery (ICA). d,e Very large middle meningeal artery (arrows) supplying the tumour.

D Angiogram. 6a-g. Falx meningioma extending prevalently on the right. a-c CT. Very large enhanced mass in contact with the falx. d Angiogram of the lCA. Displaced pericallosal artery (arrows). There is a pathological vascularization, too. e-g Angiogram of the right ECA. There is a dilatated middle menin- 49 geal artery (large arrows) which continues in a branch (small arrows) running parasagittally along the insertion of the lateral wall of superior sagittal sinus to the dura of the convexity.

8a-f. Atypical endotheliomatous falx meningioma in the frontal area. a-c CT without and d-f CT with contrast medium. The tumour is characterized by a solid portion Convexity, Parasagittal, and Falx Meningiomas corona radiata and the external capsula. There is a small nodule on the left showing contrast enhancement and by areas of decreased density which at surgery appeared to correspond to necrotic and cystic parts of the tumour 51 Differential Diagnosis Fig. 9. Atypical temporoparietal endotheliomatous meningioma.

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