Management of glioblastoma multiforme in pregnancy.

@article{Jayasekera2012ManagementOG,
  title={Management of glioblastoma multiforme in pregnancy.},
  author={Bodiabaduge A.P. Jayasekera and Andrew D Bacon and Peter Cyril Whitfield},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={116 6},
  pages={
          1187-94
        }
}
Glioblastoma multiforme presenting during pregnancy presents unique challenges to the clinician. In planning treatment, potential benefits to the mother must be balanced against the risks to the fetus. In addition, evidence relating to timing of surgery and the use of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in pregnancy is limited. Management of peritumoral edema and seizures in pregnancy is also complicated by the potential for drug-related teratogenic effects and adverse neonatal outcomes on the fetus… CONTINUE READING
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