Reduced local recurrence of a single brain metastasis through microscopic total resection.

@article{Yoo2009ReducedLR,
  title={Reduced local recurrence of a single brain metastasis through microscopic total resection.},
  author={Heon Yoo and Young Zoon Kim and Byung-ho Nam and Sang Hoon Shin and Hee Seok Yang and Jin Soo Lee and Jae Il Zo and Seung Hoon Lee},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={110 4},
  pages={730-6}
}
OBJECT The goal of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic impact of the resection of metastatic brain tumor cells infiltrating adjacent brain parenchyma. METHODS Between July 2001 and February 2007, 94 patients (67 males and 27 females, with a mean age of 55.0 +/-12.0 years) underwent resection of a single brain metastasis, followed by systemic chemotherapy with or without radiotherapy. In 43 patients with tumors located in noneloquent areas, the authors performed microscopic total… CONTINUE READING

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