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Surgical resection of brain metastases-impact on neurological outcome

Schödel, Petra, Schebesch, Karl-Michael, Brawanski, Alexander and Proescholdt, Martin A. (2013) Surgical resection of brain metastases-impact on neurological outcome. International journal of molecular sciences 14 (5), pp. 8708-8718.

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Abstract

Brain metastases (BM) develop in about 30% of all cancer patients. Surgery plays an important role in confirming neuropathological diagnosis, relieving mass effects and improving the neurological status. To select patients with the highest benefit from surgical resection, prognostic indices (RPA, GPA) have been formulated which are solely focused on survival without considering neurological ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2013
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Neurochirurgie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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23615466PubMed ID
10.3390/ijms14058708DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:28829
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