Treatment of low-grade cerebral astrocytoma: new methods and evaluation of results.


Seventeen patients with low-grade cerebral gliomas, fourteen of them low-grade astrocytomas, were operated using CT/ultrasound-guided operative technique. The mean age of the patients was 34 years, and the mean follow-up time 13 months. The patients usually presented with symptoms of headache and/or epilepsy. Craniotomy was performed, and all lesions could… (More)