Outcome following surgery for intracranial meningiomas in the aging.

  title={Outcome following surgery for intracranial meningiomas in the aging.},
  author={Ane Eidahl Konglund and Siril G. Rogne and Morten Lund-Johansen and David Scheie and Eirik Helseth and Torstein R Meling},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  volume={127 3},
OBJECTIVE To prospectively assess mortality, morbidity and the functional and symptomatic outcome following intracranial surgery for meningiomas in elderly patients at two neurosurgical institutions in Norway. METHODS Patients ≥60 years who underwent craniotomies for intracranial meningiomas at Oslo University Hospital and Haukeland University Hospital in 2008 and 2009 were included (n = 54). Outcome was assessed at 6 months. RESULTS Thirty-five females and 19 males of median age 70 (60-84… CONTINUE READING
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