Role of Glioblastoma Craniotomy Related to Patient Survival: A 10-Year Survey in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Pakistan.

@article{Shahid2017RoleOG,
  title={Role of Glioblastoma Craniotomy Related to Patient Survival: A 10-Year Survey in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Pakistan.},
  author={Saman Shahid and Kamran Hussain},
  journal={Journal of neurological surgery. Part B, Skull base},
  year={2017},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={132-138}
}
A total of 270 glioblastoma patients were treated for tumor resection during 2004 to 2014. The following variables were examined: patient age group (PAG) and percent of the extent of resection (EOR) in four types of resections: gross total resection (GTR), subtotal resection (STR), partial resection (PR), and biopsy/decompression (BD). The Karnofsky performance scale (KPS) was used and the average survival time noted. The least survival time (7 months) was noticed in the patient age group 18 to… CONTINUE READING
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