Survival after surgical treatment of brain metastases from lung cancer: a follow-up study of 231 patients treated between 1976 and 1991.

@article{Wronski1995SurvivalAS,
  title={Survival after surgical treatment of brain metastases from lung cancer: a follow-up study of 231 patients treated between 1976 and 1991.},
  author={Marek Wronski and Ehud Arbit and Marlene Burt and Joseph H. Galicich},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={605-16}
}
The authors reviewed the records of 231 patients who underwent resection of brain metastases from nonsmall-cell lung cancer between 1976 and 1991. Data regarding the primary disease and the characteristics of brain metastasis were retrospectively collected. Median survival in the group from the time of first craniotomy was 11 months; post-operative mortality was 3%. Survival rates of 1, 2, 3, and 5 years were 46.3%, 24.2%, 14.7%, and 12.5%, respectively. One hundred twelve women survived… CONTINUE READING
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