Recurrences of meningiomas: predictive value of pathological features and hormonal and growth factors

@article{Maiuri2005RecurrencesOM,
  title={Recurrences of meningiomas: predictive value of pathological features and hormonal and growth factors},
  author={Francesco Maiuri and Marialaura Del Basso De Caro and Felice Esposito and Paolo Cappabianca and Viviana Strazzullo and Guido Pettinato and Enrico de Divitiis},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={82},
  pages={63-68}
}
Recurrence of apparently completely resected benign meningiomas is a rather frequent event, the mechanisms of which are still unclear. The aim of this study is to define the pathological features, proliferation indexes, growth factors and hormone receptor expression in predicting the meningioma recurrence. Two groups of 50 completely resected benign WHO I meningiomas, with and without recurrence respectively, have been reviewed. Tumor location, consistency, vascularity, and histological types… CONTINUE READING

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