Analyses of prognostic factors in a retrospective review of 92 children with ependymoma: Italian Pediatric Neuro-oncology Group.

@article{Perilongo1997AnalysesOP,
  title={Analyses of prognostic factors in a retrospective review of 92 children with ependymoma: Italian Pediatric Neuro-oncology Group.},
  author={Giorgio Perilongo and Maura Massimino and Guido Sotti and T Belfontali and Lucia Masiero and Luca Rigobello and L Garr{\'e} and Modesto Ottaviano Carli and F. Lombardi and Carlo Lazzaro Solero and Laura Sainati and Vincenzo Canale and A b Del prever and Felice Giangaspero and Luciano Andreussi and Carlo Mazza and Enrico Madon},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={79-85}
}
The principal aim of this report is to present the results of multivariate analyses conducted to identify clinical prognostic factors in 92 children aged < 16 years with ependymoma (EPD) retrospectively collected in seven Italian centres. They were treated over a 16-year period (1977-1993). Treatment modalities varied. Surgery and radiotherapy (RT) was the "gold standard" management method for the majority of these children. Only in the late 1980s did some of them receive chemotherapy (CT… CONTINUE READING
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