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Incidence of vestibular schwannomas in the United States
TLDR
Age-adjusted incidence rates and incidence rate ratios of vestibular schwannomas from 2004 to 2010 were calculated by age at diagnosis, gender, race, and ethnicity and there was no difference in incidence by gender.
Descriptive epidemiology of pituitary tumors in the United States, 2004-2009.
TLDR
Age-adjusted incidence rates per 100,000 population for pituitary tumors with ICD-O-3 (International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, Third Edition) histology codes 8040, 8140, 8146, 8246, 8260, 8270, 8271, 8281, 8290, 8300, 8310, 8323, 9492 were calculated overall and by patient sex, race, Hispanic ethnicity, and age at diagnosis.
Peritumoral brain edema in intracranial meningiomas: the emergence of vascular endothelial growth factor-directed therapy.
TLDR
Results of preliminary clinical studies suggest VEGF-directed therapy has modest activity against recurrent and progressive meningioma growth but can alleviate PTBE in some patients.
Lumbar microdiscectomy complication rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
TLDR
This investigation sets the framework for further discussions regarding microdiscectomy options and their associated complications during the informed consent process, which likely reflect real-world practice and conceptualization of complications among physicians.
The management of cranial injuries in antiquity and beyond.
TLDR
It is clearly evident that the knowledge and experience gained from the management of cranial injuries has laid the foundation for how these injuries are managed today, but also for the development of the field of neurosurgery.
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