Craniotomy for resection of meningioma in the elderly: a multicentre, prospective analysis from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.

@article{Patil2010CraniotomyFR,
  title={Craniotomy for resection of meningioma in the elderly: a multicentre, prospective analysis from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.},
  author={Chirag G. Patil and Anand Veeravagu and Shivanand P. Lad and Maxwell Boakye},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={81 5},
  pages={502-5}
}
OBJECT Whether there is an increased surgical risk in elderly patients who undergo craniotomy for meningioma resection remains a point of controversy. Utilising multicentre, prospective data from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, the present study sought to address this controversy. METHODS All patients who underwent a craniotomy for resection of intracranial meningioma (current procedural terminology codes 61512 and 61519) between 1997 and 2006 at 123 VA hospitals around the… CONTINUE READING

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