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Cystic lesions of the pineal region – MRI and pathology
Abstract Pineal lesions are rare. Tumours in this location comprise 0.4–1 % of intracranial tumours. They grow mainly as solid-mass lesions, and cystic tumours are not common. On MRI, a cysticExpand
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Comparative genomic hybridization of human malignant gliomas reveals multiple amplification sites and nonrandom chromosomal gains and losses.
Nine human malignant gliomas (2 astrocytomas grade III and 7 glioblastomas) were analyzed using comparative genomic hybridization (CGH). In addition to the amplification of the EGFR gene at 7p12 in 4Expand
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Newly diagnosed primary intracranial neoplasms in pregnant women: a population-based assessment.
The presence of a pregnancy at the time of the initial diagnosis of an intracranial neoplasm was studied using material from a population-based tumour registry. Seventeen malignant neoplasms of theExpand
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Clinicopathologic correlations in epithelial choroid plexus neoplasms: a study of 52 cases
SummarySixty-seven tumor specimens of epithelial choroid plexus neoplasms obtained by 60 biopsies and 7 autopsies from 52 patients were investigated. Diagnoses of the first operations were choroidExpand
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p53 gene mutations in human astrocytic brain tumors including pilocytic astrocytomas.
Recent molecular biological studies have shown evidence for a distinct pathogenesis of pilocytic astrocytomas based on alterations other than mutations of the tumor suppressor gene p53. To proveExpand
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Treatment of glioblastoma with intravenous taurolidine. First clinical experience.
BACKGROUND Despite progress in diagnosis and therapy, the prognosis of patients with glioblastoma remains poor. Recently it has been found that the antibacterial agent taurolidine has a direct andExpand
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[Primary tumors of the choroid plexus. Frequency, localization and age].
In 30 years, from 1956 through 1985, 155 primary tumours of the choroid plexus were first reported for entry into the National Cancer Registry of the GDR, with 125 of them having been identified asExpand
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Primary central nervous system tumors in stillborns and infants
SummaryAn epidemiologic investigation of true neoplasms of the central nervous system in fetuses and infants in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) was undertaken. Since all fetal deaths and allExpand
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[Experimental tumors of the central nervous system].
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Involvement of chromosome 22 in ependymomas.
We have karyotyped a total of twelve ependymomas using GTG-banding including seven for which preliminary results have already been published. One case showing hyperdiploid main line with two markerExpand
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