Neuropsychologic function in children with brain tumors: III. Interval changes in the six months following treatment.

@article{Mulhern1985NeuropsychologicFI,
  title={Neuropsychologic function in children with brain tumors: III. Interval changes in the six months following treatment.},
  author={Raymond K. Mulhern and Larry E. Kun},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  year={1985},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={318-24}
}
Twenty-six children with primary brain tumors were studied prospectively with regard to their sensorimotor, intellectual, academic, and emotional status. Serial evaluations were conducted after surgery (pre-irradiation) and six months after the completion of radiation therapy. The timing of the second evaluation was chosen so as to antedate the late effects of irradiation. Children over 6 years old displayed significant improvement of intellectual function over time, with only 11% exhibiting… CONTINUE READING
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