Retrospective study of 127 surgically treated patients with multiple brain metastases: indication, prognostic factors, and outcome

@article{Schackert2012RetrospectiveSO,
  title={Retrospective study of 127 surgically treated patients with multiple brain metastases: indication, prognostic factors, and outcome},
  author={Gabriele Schackert and Claudia Lindner and Saskia Petschke and Mario Leimert and Matthias Kirsch},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2012},
  volume={155},
  pages={379-387}
}
Metastases are the most frequent tumours in the brain. At the time of diagnosis, more than 50% of patients present with multiple lesions. The goal of our retrospective investigation was to evaluate the outcome of patients who undergo surgery for multiple cerebral metastases and to determine prognostic factors. We included 127 patients with multiple brain metastases in the study. The median number of metastases was three. All patients were operated on for at least one lesion. The indications for… CONTINUE READING

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