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Pediatr Neurosurg (2017) 52 (3): 173–180.
Published Online: 22 February 2017
... of this rare variant of DIA. The patient underwent ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement to relieve the hydrocephalus, excisional biopsy from a surfacing lesion in the right frontal lobe, and multiple cycles of chemotherapy; however, the lesions continued to progress, and the patient is likely to have...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2015) 50 (2): 76–79.
Published Online: 27 March 2015
... embryonal carcinoma. Further screening showed no other location, and adjunctive high-dose chemotherapy was administered. The patient has been symptom free with no clinical or radiological sign of progression at the most recent follow-up examination 2 years after surgery. Primary pure and nonsecreting...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2012) 48 (1): 35–41.
Published Online: 21 August 2012
... the diagnosis. A review of primary pure anaplastic gangliogliomas in children (between 3 and 21 years of age) is presented. Gross total removal and focal radiotherapy with a total dose of 54 Gy are recommended. The addition of chemotherapy should be evaluated. Prospective studies are needed to identify...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2011) 47 (1): 7–14.
Published Online: 26 May 2011
..., e.g. high-dose chemotherapy with stem cell rescue and early radiotherapy. We reviewed our experience because of concerns with respect to treatment-related toxicity in our patients. Methods: Seven patients with a median age at presentation of 18 months were diagnosed with AT/RT between 1996 and 2006...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1997) 27 (4): 203–207.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
... was the most frequent seizure type (60%). Electroencephalograms were abnormal in 36%. The majority of gangliogliomas were in the temporal lobes (38%), with other sites in the parietal (30%) and frontal lobes (18%). All patients had abnormal nonspecific neuroimaging studies. Nine received chemotherapy, and 21...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1996) 24 (4): 211–216.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Brain stem gliomas Brain tumors, recurrent Chemotherapy Radiotherapy 7 3 2008 Pediatric Neurosurgery Original Paper Pediatr Neurosurg 1996;24:211-216 Roger J. Packer Children's National Medical Center and Department...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1996) 24 (4): 185–192.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Brainstem gliomas Hyperfractionated radiation therapy Chemotherapy Childhood brain tumors ^Pediatric Neurosurgery Original Paper Pediatr Neurosurg 1996;24:185-192 M e«m . Kaptan- A. LelcmclAlbright* Robert A. Zimmermanc Lucy B...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1996) 24 (2): 98–102.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
...Jeffrey C. Allen; Joao Siffert Radiotherapy has remained the mainstay of treatment for children with intrinsic, diffuse pontine tumors in spite of over 20 years of clinical trials attempting to validate the additional role of chemotherapy. Conventional phase II clinical trials conducted in patients...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1993) 19 (4): 171–179.
Published Online: 06 March 2008
... follow-up of 116 months. Long-term survival after treatment with chemotherapy alone occurred in 10 patients, including 3 with malignant tumors. In 5 additional patients, chemotherapy delayed the need for irradiation a mean of 30 months. Of the 29 patients who relapsed after initial therapy, 12 are alive...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1993) 19 (3): 113–120.
Published Online: 06 March 2008
...Amar Gajjar; Richard L. Heideman; Edward H. Kovnar; James A. Langston; Robert A. Sanford; Edwin C. Douglass; Jesse J. Jenkins; Marc E. Horowitz; Larry Kun Thirteen patients with low grade astrocytomas were treated with alkylating agent or platinum-based chemotherapy regimens. Eleven...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1991) 17 (4): 218–224.
Published Online: 05 March 2008
...Jeffrey C. Allen Complications of chemotherapy in pediatric brain tumor patients tend to be acute and short-lived with some special exceptions such as permanent hearing impairment secondary to cisplatin, infertility and an increased risk of second primary neoplasms. Chemotherapy will be better...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1991) 17 (5): 225–233.
Published Online: 05 March 2008
... be of considerable volume. We have recently treated four children who had biopsy or minimal resection of their tumor after which adjuvant chemotherapy was given. Chemotherapy is notcurative but it does cause a reduction in tumor volume and, more importantly, has tended to reduce the tumor vascularity. This allows...