Recurrent Atypical Meningiomas: Combining Surgery and Radiosurgery in One Effective Multimodal Treatment.

@article{Talacchi2016RecurrentAM,
  title={Recurrent Atypical Meningiomas: Combining Surgery and Radiosurgery in One Effective Multimodal Treatment.},
  author={Andrea Talacchi and Francesco Muggiolu and Antonella De Carlo and Antonio Nicolato and Francesca Locatelli and Mario Meglio},
  journal={World neurosurgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={87},
  pages={565-72}
}
OBJECTIVE Owing to their rarity and proteiform pathologic features, the clinical behavior of atypical meningiomas is not yet well characterized. Though the extent of resection is believed to be a key determinant of prognosis, limited data exist regarding optimal management of patients with recurrent disease. METHODS In this 20-year retrospective case series, we reviewed the medical records of 46 patients with recurrent atypical meningiomas (185 lesions, 89 of which were local, 78 marginal… CONTINUE READING

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