Clinicopathologic assessment and grading of embolized meningiomas: a correlative study of 64 patients.

@article{Perry2001ClinicopathologicAA,
  title={Clinicopathologic assessment and grading of embolized meningiomas: a correlative study of 64 patients.},
  author={Arie Perry and Michael Chicoine and Eric A Filiput and J. Phillip Miller and D T Cross},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2001},
  volume={92 3},
  pages={701-11}
}
BACKGROUND Preoperative embolization of meningiomas is commonly performed to minimize intraoperative bleeding, thereby facilitating surgery and reducing the necessity for transfusion. However, the resulting necrosis and compensatory proliferation reportedly have hampered subsequent histologic grading. METHODS The clinicopathologic features of 64 meningiomas embolized between 1989 and 1997 were assessed. Tumors were graded according to recently published criteria. RESULTS A good embolization… CONTINUE READING
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