Ependymomas: MIB-1 proliferation index and survival

  title={Ependymomas: MIB-1 proliferation index and survival},
  author={Ann M. Ritter and Kenneth R. Hess and Roger E McLendon and Lauren A. Langford},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
The biologic behavior of ependymomas is highly variable, and its correlation with histologic features is at best imprecise. This retrospective study attempted to correlate the malignant histologic characteristics of ependymomas with MIB-1 proliferation index and survival. Biopsy and resection specimens taken from 34 patients who received treatment 1972 to 1996 were histologically examined. The patients' ages range was 1 to 59 years. The histologic specimens were assessed for anaplastic features… CONTINUE READING

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