TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA. 1990. Edited By L. Rovit Richard, Murali Raj and J. Jannetta. Peter Published by Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore. 288 pages. $88 Cdn. approx

R.T. Ross
1992 Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences  
THE CANADIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES induced plexopathy which is unfortunate, given the prevalence and diagnostic challenge of this entity. Part II outlines complications of chemotherapy, in 5 chapters. Parts I and II present a balanced and authoritative review of effects of radiation and chemotherapy with surprisingly little overlap between chapters, despite being multi-authored and being divided somewhat artificially into single discrete chapters. Literature listed in the references
more » ... s extensive and serves as a valuable resource for the reader interested in further information. Parts III and IV, Complications of Corticosteroids and Immunosuppression, are less exhaustive in content and references. Parts III and IV are in stark contrast to the detail of Part I and II with, for example, a 25 page chapter on radiation induced optic neuropathy. Authors contributing to the book were well selected for their known expertise in their specific areas. This monograph is an important compilation of information available on neurological complications of cancer treatment. It serves as a helpful and readable reference which is recommended to physicians and other health care providers working with cancer patients.
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