Rationale for Aggressive Resection and General Surgical Principles for Intracranial Gliomas.

Given the infiltrative nature of gliomas, controversy has long persisted over the value of their aggressive surgical removal. Nevertheless, in recent decades, the balance of opinion in neurosurgical oncology has shifted from a more nihilistic view that led to many patients' receiving stereotactic biopsy or very limited debulking of lesions for tissue… (More)