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Survival Rates and Prognostic Predictors of Anaplastic Meningiomas.

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Summary of "Survival Rates and Prognostic Predictors of Anaplastic Meningiomas."

Anaplastic meningiomas are rare tumors with a poor prognosis, even after complete surgical resection and radiotherapy. Thus far, there has been limited evidence with respect to the clinical factors and their effects on the course of the disease. Unfortunately, various retrospective studies have not been able to provide clear evidence of standardized treatment, usually presenting contradictory results. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic factors influencing the progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) rates of anaplastic meningiomas, with a particular focus on the roles of the extent of resection and postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy.

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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769
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