Adult intracranial WHO grade II ependymomas: long-term outcome and prognostic factor analysis in a series of 114 patients.

@article{Mtellus2010AdultIW,
  title={Adult intracranial WHO grade II ependymomas: long-term outcome and prognostic factor analysis in a series of 114 patients.},
  author={Philippe M{\'e}tellus and J. Guyotat and Olivier L. Chinot and Anne Durand and Marylin Barrie and Roch Giorgi and Anne Jouvet and Dominique F. Figarella-Branger},
  journal={Neuro-oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 9},
  pages={976-84}
}
Ependymomas account for 2% of all intracranial tumors in adults. Considerable controversy continues to exist with regard to their prognostic factors and therapeutic management due to the rarity and the heterogeneity of series reported so far. The authors report a retrospective study of a homogenous population of 114 adult patients harboring WHO grade II intracranial ependymomas from 32 French Neurosurgical Centers between 1990 and 2004. All clinico-radiological and follow-up data were analyzed… CONTINUE READING