Surgical morbidity and mortality of pediatric brain tumors: a single center audit

@inproceedings{Neervoort2010SurgicalMA,
  title={Surgical morbidity and mortality of pediatric brain tumors: a single center audit},
  author={Femke Neervoort and Willem J. R. van Ouwerkerk and Hedy Folkersma and Gertjan J L Kaspers and W. Peter Vandertop},
  booktitle={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2010}
}
The primary aim of this study is to perform an internal quality control of pediatric brain tumor surgery in the neurosurgical department of the VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Secondly, this study aims to contribute to the accumulating data concerning outcome in pediatric neurosurgery, in order to establish institutional practice benchmarks. We report the surgical mortality and morbidity of 121 patients (0–18 years) surgically treated for a brain tumor from January… CONTINUE READING
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