Indications for surgery in patients with asymptomatic meningiomas based on an extensive experience.

@article{Yano2006IndicationsFS,
  title={Indications for surgery in patients with asymptomatic meningiomas based on an extensive experience.},
  author={S. Yano and J. Kuratsu},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={
          538-43
        }
}
  • S. Yano, J. Kuratsu
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of neurosurgery
  • OBJECT To determine the indications for surgery in patients harboring asymptomatic meningiomas, the authors retrospectively analyzed the natural course and surgical outcome of asymptomatic meningiomas and then compared these to the natural course and surgical outcome of symptomatic meningiomas. METHODS Between 1989 and 2003, 1434 patients harboring meningiomas, who were treated in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, were enrolled in this study. Six hundred three patients had asymptomatic lesions and… CONTINUE READING
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