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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Woertgen, C; Rothoerl, RD; Hosemann, W; Strutz, J 
Title:
Quality of Life following Surgery for Malignancies of the Anterior Skull Base. 
Abstract:
Radical surgery combined with postoperative radiation is recommended to achieve the best outcomes in patients suffering from malignant anterior skull base tumors. However, information on the impact of such treatment on the quality of life of these patients is sparse. This retrospective study evaluated quality of life in patients with anterior skull base malignancies after transdural resection and radiotherapy. At follow-up, 36% of the patients were alive (mean survival time, 39 months). Only 45%...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Skull Base 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
119-23 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1531-5010 
TUM Institution:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik