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    No shinkei geka. Neurological…
    1980

[Evaluation of laser surgery against brain tumor (author's transl)].

@article{Hara1980EvaluationOL,
  title={[Evaluation of laser surgery against brain tumor (author's transl)].},
  author={Masahito Hara and Junichi Okada and Kazuhito Takeuchi and Touichiro Takizawa and Masato Matsumoto},
  journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery},
  year={1980},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          363-9
        }
}
UNLABELLED A surgical carbon dioxide laser unit (Laser) has been used in 26 cases of various brain tumors, including 10 meningioma (4 sphenoid ridge, 3 parasagittal, 1 falx, 1 olfactory, 1 posterior fossa); 12 glioma (7 glioblastoma, 5 astrocytoma); two metastatic brain tumors; 1 hemangioblastoma, and 1 AVM. Criteria for Laser use based on evaluation and location of meningioma were: grade 1, convenient but adjuvant; grade 2, also necessary; grade 3, indispensable. Most meningioma in convexity… CONTINUE READING