Ependymoma in childhood: prognostic factors, extent of surgery, and adjuvant therapy.

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OBJECT The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of patient-related factors, extent of surgery, and adjuvant therapy on survival in children presenting with intracranial ependymoma. METHODS Between 1980 and 1999, 83 children (mean age 36 months) underwent surgery for intracranial ependymomas. Complete resection, verified on postoperative… (More)

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