Functional and neuropsychological late outcomes in posterior fossa tumors in children

@article{Lassaletta2015FunctionalAN,
  title={Functional and neuropsychological late outcomes in posterior fossa tumors in children},
  author={Alvaro Lassaletta and Eric Bouffet and Donald J Mabbott and Abhaya V Kulkarni},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2015},
  volume={31},
  pages={1877-1890}
}
Tumors of the posterior fossa (PF) account for up to 60 % of all childhood intracranial tumors. Over the last decades, the mortality rate of children with posterior fossa tumors has gradually decreased. While survival has been the primary objective in most reports, quality of survival increasingly appears to be an important indicator of a successful outcome. Children with a PF tumor can sustain damage to the cerebellum and other brain structures from the tumor itself, concomitant hydrocephalus… CONTINUE READING
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