Perioperative quality of life in functionally dependent glioblastoma patients: A prospective study.

@article{Jakola2015PerioperativeQO,
  title={Perioperative quality of life in functionally dependent glioblastoma patients: A prospective study.},
  author={Asgeir S. Jakola and Lisa M. Sagberg and Sasha Gulati and Ole Solheim},
  journal={British journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={843-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Functionally dependent patients with glioblastoma have a poor prognosis which may in part be due to a negative treatment selection. Prospective data on patient-reported quality of life (QoL) following surgery, together with an updated survival analysis, are lacking with regard to functionally dependent glioblastoma patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Adult patients (≥ 18 years) with a histologically confirmed primary glioblastoma with preoperative Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) ≤ 60… CONTINUE READING