Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for hypervascular malignant brain tumors of childhood.

Abstract

Some large hypervascular brain tumors pose an exceptional challenge to surgical resection, particularly in young children with small blood volumes. To limit blood loss during resection of hypervascular tumors, the authors used upfront chemotherapy as the primary treatment modality in 2 young children. This produced a dramatic reduction in tumor size and… (More)

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@article{Razzaq1997NeoadjuvantCF, title={Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for hypervascular malignant brain tumors of childhood.}, author={Abdul Razzaq and Alexa Cohen}, journal={Pediatric neurosurgery}, year={1997}, volume={27 6}, pages={296-303} }