Survival following treatment for intracranial ependymoma: a review

@article{Tamburrini2009SurvivalFT,
  title={Survival following treatment for intracranial ependymoma: a review},
  author={Gianpiero Tamburrini and Michele D’Ercole and Benedetta Ludovica Pettorini and Massimo Caldarelli and Luca Massimi and Concezio di Rocco},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2009},
  volume={25},
  pages={1303-1312}
}
The actual definition of survival rates following treatment for intracranial ependymomas is substantially influenced by the strict interaction among different factors. Age, location, and grading, for example, act together, negatively influencing the prognosis of younger children also invariably influenced by the more demanding role of surgery and the still limited use, up to recently, of radiotherapy under 3 years of age. In the same direction, the worse prognosis in most series of… CONTINUE READING

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