Postoperative Considerations

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10.1055/b-0034-79131 Postoperative ConsiderationsMichael E. Seiff, Kelly Schmidt, and James Tait Goodrich Postoperative care begins with the patient′s emergence from anesthesia. The results of the initial neurologic examination obtained after awakening,…

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Posttherapy Neurologic Sequelae

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10.1055/b-0034-79134 Posttherapy Neurologic SequelaeElizabeth M. Wells Greater recognition of adverse sequelae from multimodal therapy has accompanied the increase in pediatric brain tumor survival over the past three decades. This chapter…

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Second Tumors of the Central Nervous System

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10.1055/b-0034-79136 Second Tumors of the Central Nervous SystemJoseph P. Neglia Second neoplasms (SNs) were one of the first late effects recognized in survivors of childhood cancer.1 These events occur after…

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Cognitive Considerations

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10.1055/b-0034-79135 Cognitive ConsiderationsKarin S. Walsh Over the past 10 years there have been significant advances in the appreciation and understanding of the neurocognitive outcomes in pediatric brain tumor survivors. The…

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Postchemotherapy Morbidity

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10.1055/b-0034-79133 Postchemotherapy MorbidityGary Nicolin and Colin Kennedy For many decades the standard of care for brain tumors was surgery and radiotherapy. Chemotherapy for the treatment of leukemia and solid, non–central…

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Miscellaneous Infratentorial Tumors

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10.1055/b-0034-79125 Miscellaneous Infratentorial TumorsJohn S. Myseros Although medulloblastoma, ependymoma, and astrocytoma constitute the majority of tumors in the posterior fossa in children (cerebellar, fourth ventricular, cerebellopontine angle [CPA], or intrinsic…

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Optic/Visual Pathway Gliomas

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10.1055/b-0034-79104 Optic/Visual Pathway GliomasRobert A. Avery, John S. Myseros, and Roger J. Packer Low-grade gliomas confined to the optic nerve, optic chiasm, optic tracts, and vision pathways posterior to the…

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Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumors

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10.1055/b-0034-79123 Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid TumorsAlyssa Terry Reddy Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) is a highly malignant central nervous system (CNS) tumor that can occur anywhere in the nervous axis but mostly commonly…

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