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Intracerebral metastases in neuroblastoma patients are rare, and information about the indication for and the outcome of neurosurgical procedures in this setting is scarce in the literature. The authors' aim in the present study was to report a single-center experience with the neurosurgical treatment of intracerebral metastases in neuroblastoma.
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Name: Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics
Infants with neuroblastoma (NB) may present with metastases. The primary tumor most commonly originates in the abdomen and metastasizes to lymph nodes, liver, and bone marrow. Infants presenting with ...
Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) comprises 10-15% of strokes with a high mortality rate (40%) and low rates of functional independence within 6 months (25%). Minimally invasive parafascicula...
Erratum to: Evaluation of Stereotactic Radiotherapy of the Resection Cavity After Surgery of Brain Metastases Compared to Postoperative Whole-Brain Radiotherapy (ESTRON)-A Single-Center Prospective Randomized Trial.
A 22-month-old boy diagnosed with neuroblastoma was evaluated by bone scintigraphy and I-metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy, and no metastases to skeletal system was detected. However, plain radiogr...
Personalized treatment helps one achieve optimal outcomes in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Understanding patients' survival prognoses in a palliative situation like intracerebral m...
HITC001 is a single institution study to evaluate the efficacy of using a standardized protocol of surgery and radiation for patients with brain metastases in relapsed neuroblastoma.
The Chongqing intracerebral hemorrhage study is a multi-center, prospective, observational study led by professor Qi Li from Chongqing Medical University. Professor Peng Xie will be the se...
Children with a neuroblastoma diagnose and central nervous system (CNS)/leptomeningeal metastases will be given up to 2 rounds of intracerebroventricular treatment with a radiolabelled mon...
Medical scientists want to find better ways to treat neuroblastoma and to find ways to prevent the tumor from growing back. To do this, they need more information about the characteristics...
Difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) will be used in an open label, single agent, multicenter, study for patients with neuroblastoma in remission. In this study subjects will receive 730 Days of...
A malignant olfactory neuroblastoma arising from the olfactory epithelium of the superior nasal cavity and cribriform plate. It is uncommon (3% of nasal tumors) and rarely is associated with the production of excess hormones (e.g., SIADH, Cushing Syndrome). It has a high propensity for multiple local recurrences and bony metastases. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3rd ed, p1245; J Laryngol Otol 1998 Jul;112(7):628-33)
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Irradiation of one half or both halves of the body in the treatment of disseminated cancer or widespread metastases. It is used to treat diffuse metastases in one session as opposed to multiple fields over an extended period. The more frequent treatment modalities are upper hemibody irradiation (UHBI) or lower hemibody irradiation (LHBI). Less common is mid-body irradiation (MBI). In the treatment of both halves of the body sequentially, hemibody irradiation permits radiotherapy of the whole body with larger doses of radiation than could be accomplished with WHOLE-BODY IRRADIATION. It is sometimes called "systemic" hemibody irradiation with reference to its use in widespread cancer or metastases. (P. Rubin et al. Cancer, Vol 55, p2210, 1985)
Presence of air or gas within the intracranial cavity (e.g., epidural space, subdural space, intracerebral, etc.) which may result from traumatic injuries, fistulous tract formation, erosions of the skull from NEOPLASMS or infection, NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES, and other conditions.
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