Intracranial, vertebral and spinal cord neoplasms


Intracranial meningioma

Intracranial meningioma

Tumors affecting the central nervous system

The problems discussed in this chapter are related to intracranial and spinal cord benign and malignant tumors:

• Meningiomas, Neuromas (Schwannomas), Neuricytomas, Pituitary adenomas, Craniopharyngiomas, Ependymomas

• Gliomas, Astrocytomas, Metastases from other organs

• Other rare tumors (chordoma, chondrosarcoma, teratoma, epidermoid, dermoid, etc.)

Intracranial hypertension is a common framework of intracranial tumors, with disorders ranging from headaches to disorders of consciousness. Detailed information about intracranial hypertension and the various stages of altered consciousness are provided.
Microneurosurgery is the best treatment  of intracranial meningiomas. GK is not curative and can be dangerous for patients with resectable meningiomas.

Attachments :

Guidelines cerebral tumors 2007
MRI with intraoperative tractography
Intracranial, vertebral and spinal cord tumors
Intracranial hypertension
Alterations of consciousness
Intracranial Meningiomas