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OBJECTIVES The objective of the study is to compare survival and quality of life (QoL) by the delivery time of adjuvant radiotherapy (RT), early or late, for craniopharyngiomas. METHODS AND MATERIALS Fifty patients received RT between 1985 and 2002. Early RT (n=25) was delivered within 3 months after initial surgery, whereas late RT (n=25) was combined(More)
BACKGROUND In this study, we investigated the effects of reduced-dose craniospinal radiotherapy (CSRT) followed by tandem high-dose chemotherapy (HDCT) with autologous stem cell rescue (ASCR) in children with a newly diagnosed high-risk medulloblastoma (MB) or supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumor (sPNET). METHODS Between March 2005 and April(More)
=Abstract=A case of medulloblastoma associated with Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome is reported, a s this is the first reported case of medulloblastoma associated with this syndrome, to our knowlegde. The patient was an 8 112-year-old girl who had a typical facial appearance, broadening of the thumbs and great toes, and mental retardation. She had been exhibiting(More)
OBJECTS The authors report results of preoperative and postoperative urodynamic studies (UDS) and prognostic factors of urologic outcome in cases of lumbosacral lipomas for which prolonged follow-up data were available. MATERIALS AND METHODS The present series includes 42 consecutive cases of lumbosacral lipoma in patients aged 2 months to 15 years who(More)
=Abstract=A retrospective review of 22 cases of angiographically occult vascular mal-formations (AOVMs), treated at our institution during the past 6 years, was conducted to define better the clinical and radiological manifestations as well a s the effective treatment modality of these lesions. There were 12 (54.5%) arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), 8(More)
= Abstract = We report a case of Canavan disease in a 6 month-old male Korean baby who presented with aggravating tonic-clonic seizure for 5 days. Patho-logic findings could be summarized as follows, increase in brain volume and weight , spongy degeneration in the deep layers of the cerebral cortex and subcortical white matter, and hyperplasia of Alzheimer(More)
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