Independent association of extent of resection with survival in patients with malignant brain astrocytoma.

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OBJECT With recent advances in the adjuvant treatment of malignant brain astrocytomas, it is increasingly debated whether extent of resection affects survival. In this study, the authors investigate this issue after primary and revision resection of these lesions. METHODS The authors retrospectively reviewed the cases of 1215 patients who underwent… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2008.4.17536

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@article{McGirt2009IndependentAO, title={Independent association of extent of resection with survival in patients with malignant brain astrocytoma.}, author={Matthew J. McGirt and Kaisorn Lee Chaichana and Muraya Gathinji and Frank J. Attenello and Khoi D. Than and Alessandro Olivi and Jon D. Weingart and Henry Brem and Alf Redo Qui{\~n}ones-Hinojosa}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery}, year={2009}, volume={110 1}, pages={156-62} }