Atypical and malignant meningiomas: Considerations for treatment and efficacy of radiotherapy.

@article{Cain2015AtypicalAM,
  title={Atypical and malignant meningiomas: Considerations for treatment and efficacy of radiotherapy.},
  author={Sarah A Cain and Nicolas Roydon Smoll and J van Heerden and Alpha E Tsui and Katharine Jann Drummond},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 11},
  pages={1742-8}
}
The purpose of this study was to add to the current body of literature which is aimed at establishing the role of postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) in the treatment of atypical and malignant meningiomas. Meningiomas are the most frequently reported primary intracranial tumours, accounting for more than 35%. The majority of meningiomas are benign, with atypical and malignant tumours accounting for only 6-18%. Utilising a prospective multi-institutional database, we retrospectively… CONTINUE READING