Grading of oligodendrogliomas.

  title={Grading of oligodendrogliomas.},
  author={Maree T Smith and Cary Ludwig and A D Godfrey and V W Armbrustmacher},
  volume={52 11},
The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of histologic grading of oligodendrogliomas in a retrospective study. 323 cases with adequate clinical information and confirmatory histological material were acquired from the files of the AFIP. A grading system was devised using the following criteria: endothelial proliferation, necrosis, nuclear/cytoplasmic ratio, cell density and pleomorphism. The grading system separated 23% of the cases into grade A, 49% into grade B, 22% into… CONTINUE READING

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