Results of operative treatment of intracranial metastatic tumors.

  title={Results of operative treatment of intracranial metastatic tumors.},
  author={Ken R. Winston and John W Walsh and Edwin G. Fischer},
  volume={45 10},
Survival and quality of survival have been investigated in 79 patients operated for intracranial metastatic tumor during the decade 1967--1977. The 30-day mortality was 10%. Median survival varied between two and 14 months depending upon the type of primary tumor. The one-year survival was 22% and the two-year survival was 10%. Duration of survival depended strongly upon type of primary turmor and little upon preoperative condition, age, or sex. Fifty-three percent of neurologically impaired… CONTINUE READING

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