The histologic grade is a main prognostic factor for patients with intracranial ependymomas treated in the microneurosurgical era: an analysis of 258 patients.

@article{Korshunov2004TheHG,
  title={The histologic grade is a main prognostic factor for patients with intracranial ependymomas treated in the microneurosurgical era: an analysis of 258 patients.},
  author={Andrey Korshunov and Andrey Golanov and Regina Sycheva and Valery Timirgaz},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={100 6},
  pages={
          1230-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Ependymomas account for 3-5% of all intracranial malignancies and occur most often in children and young adults. These neoplasms continue to generate considerable controversy with regard to their rational clinical management. It has been shown that the histologic classification of ependymoma is a significant predictor of clinical outcome in patients with ependymoma. METHODS Ependymomas from 258 patients who underwent microsurgery at a single institution were evaluated… CONTINUE READING
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