Quality of life in patients with intracranial gliomas: the impact of modern image-guided surgery

@article{Jakola2011QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in patients with intracranial gliomas: the impact of modern image-guided surgery},
  author={Asgeir S. Jakola and Geirmund Unsg{\aa}rd and Ole Solheim},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={114 6},
  pages={1622-30}
}
OBJECT Outcome following brain tumor operations is often assessed by health professionals using various gross function scales. However, surprisingly little is known about how modern glioma surgery affects quality of life (QOL) as reported by the patients themselves. In the present study the authors aimed to assess changes in QOL after glioma surgery, to explore the relationship between QOL and traditional outcome parameters, and to examine possible predictors of change in QOL. METHODS Eighty… CONTINUE READING

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