Prognostic implications of meningiomas in the elderly (over 70 years old) in the era of magnetic resonance imaging

@article{Nishizaki1994PrognosticIO,
  title={Prognostic implications of meningiomas in the elderly (over 70 years old) in the era of magnetic resonance imaging},
  author={Takafumi Nishizaki and Takanori Kamiryo and Hirosuke Fujisawa and Noboru Ohshita and Hiroshi Ishihara and Hiroshi Ito and Hiroshi Aoki},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={1994},
  volume={126},
  pages={59-62}
}
During the 5 years from 1987 to 1991, 89 elderly patients, aged 70 years and over, were admitted to departments of neurosurgery in Yamaguchi prefecture with meningioma. The clinical features and prognostic implications of meningioma in the elderly were assessed retrospectively. Seventy-eight (88%) of the 89 patients underwent surgery, which was a higher rate than has been previously reported. The length of clinical history was also shorter than in previous studies, and was partly due to the… CONTINUE READING

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