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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Stüer, C; Vilz, B; Majores, M; Becker, A; Schramm, J; Simon, M 
Title:
Frequent recurrence and progression in pilocytic astrocytoma in adults. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Most pilocytic astrocytomas (piloA) are benign growths (World Health Organization [WHO] grade 1) of the deep midline structures, the brainstem, and the cerebellum. To the authors' knowledge, the literature contains only scarce data regarding piloA in adults. METHODS: Between 1995 and 2005, 44 patients (26 women and 18 men) underwent surgery for a primary or recurrent piloA at the authors' institution. All patients were aged> 16 years (mean +/- standard deviation: 31 +/- 14 years) at...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Cancer 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
110 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
2799-808 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0008-543X 
TUM Institution:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik