Chapter 33. Brain Metastases

  1. Richard Hughes15,
  2. Michael Brainin16 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus17
  1. R. Soffietti1,
  2. P. Cornu2,
  3. J. Y. Delattre3,
  4. R. Grant4,
  5. F. Graus5,
  6. W. Grisold6,
  7. J. Heimans7,
  8. J. Hildebrand8,
  9. P. Hoskin9,
  10. M. Kalljo10,
  11. P. Krauseneck11,
  12. C. Marosi12,
  13. T. Siegal13 and
  14. C. Vecht14

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch33

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Soffietti, R., Cornu, P., Delattre, J. Y., Grant, R., Graus, F., Grisold, W., Heimans, J., Hildebrand, J., Hoskin, P., Kalljo, M., Krauseneck, P., Marosi, C., Siegal, T. and Vecht, C. (2006) Brain Metastases, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch33

Editor Information

  1. 15

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 16

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 17

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology and Oncology, San Giovanni Battista Hospital and University, Torino, Italy

  2. 2

    Department of Neurosurgery, Pitié-Salpétrière and University, Paris, France

  3. 3

    Department of Neurology, Pitié-Salpétrière, Paris, France

  4. 4

    Department of Neurology, Western General Hospital and University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

  5. 5

    Service of Neurology, Hospital Clinic, Villaroel, Barcelona Spain

  6. 6

    Department of Neurology, Kaiser-Franz-Josef Spital, Vienna Austria

  7. 7

    Department of Neurology, Academisch Ziekenhuis V. U., Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  8. 8

    Consultant Neurologist, Brussel, Belgium

  9. 9

    Department of Radiotherapy, Mount Vernon Hospital and University, Northwood, Middlesex, United Kingdom

  10. 10

    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

  11. 11

    Neurologische Clinic, Bamberg, Germany

  12. 12

    Division Oncology, Vienna General Hospital and University, Vienna, Austria

  13. 13

    Neuro-Oncology Clinic, Hadassah Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  14. 14

    Department of Neurology, Med Center Haaglanden, the Hague, the Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279

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Keywords:

  • brain metastases;
  • neurological complications;
  • radiosurgery;
  • choriocarcinoma;
  • cerebral oedema

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Objectives

  • Background

  • Search strategy

  • Method for reaching consensus

  • Results

  • Conflicts of interest