Prognostic factors in intramedullary astrocytomas.


This report presents a retrospective prognostic study of 65 patients with intramedullary astrocytoma surgically treated between 1953 and 1990. Median survival and statistical survival at 5 years were assessed in relation to clinical, histological and therapeutic factors for each patient. Results showed that factors positively influencing the prognosis are… (More)