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Chapter 36 - Pediatric Neurological Tumors

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 November 2019

Adam C. Adler
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Arvind Chandrakantan
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Ronald S. Litman
Affiliation:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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Summary

This chapter, provides anoverview of the basics of pediatric neurological tumors. The author identifies the common tumor pathologies and presenting symptoms in children by anatomic region. The key anesthetic concerns present for posterior fossa tumor resection are presented. The chapter reviews the differentiation and treatment of Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone, diabetes insipidus and Cerebral Salt Wasting Syndrome.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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Crawford, J. Childhood brain tumors. Pediatr Rev. 2013;34(2):6378. PMID: 23378614.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Sathyanarayanan, J, Krovvidi, H. Anaesthetic considerations for posterior fossa surgery. Cont Educ Anaesth Crit Car Pain. 2013;14(5):202–6. doi:10.1093/bjaceaccp/mkt056.Google Scholar

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