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A Case of Radiation-Induced Osteosarcoma after the Treatment of Pineoblastoma

Hong N, Yoo H, Shin SH, Gwak HS, Lee SH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):156-159.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.156
Radiation therapy has an important role in postoperative treatment of neoplasms originated from central nervous system, but may induce secondary malignancies like as sarcomas, gliomas, and meningiomas. The prognosis of...
Primary Intraosseous Osteolytic Meningioma of the Skull Mimicking Scalp Mass: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Kwon SY, Shin HS, Kim TH, Kim HJ

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):151-155.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.151
Primary extradural meningioma is about 1-2% of all meningiomas. Primary intraosseous meningioma is a rare form of intra-bone tumors that account for approximately 67% of extradural meningiomas. We report a...
Crush Cytology of Secretory Meningioma: A Case Report

Kim NR, Yee GT, Cho HY

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):147-150.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.147
Secretory meningioma, a histologic subtype of meningioma of World Health Organization grade 1, is clinically significant because it is frequently accompanied by peritumoral brain edema. The patient was a 53-year-old...
Remote Cerebellar Infarction after Supratentorial Craniotomy and Its Management: Two Case Reports

Yoon SJ, Hong CK

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):141-146.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.141
The cerebellar infarction resulting from supratentorial craniotomy is uncommon event and its management has been controversial. After removal of space occupying lesion on right frontal area, two cases of remote...
Unusual Radiologic Finding of Intracranial Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor Presenting a Cyst with Mural Nodule

Park JH, Yoon WS, Chung DS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):138-140.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.138
An intracranial cyst tumor with a mural nodule can be representative of some types of brain tumors, but is a rare presentation of intracranial inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT). Herein, we...
Remote Postoperative Epidural Hematoma after Brain Tumor Surgery

Chung HJ, Park JS, Park JH, Jeun SS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):132-137.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.132
A postoperative epidural hematoma (EDH) is a serious and embarrassing complication, which usually occurs at the site of operation after intracranial surgery. However, remote EDH is relatively rare. We report...
Solitary Fibrous Tumor of Central Nervous System: A Case Report

Kim JH, Yang KH, Yoon PH, Kie JH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):127-131.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.127
Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare neoplasm of mesenchymal origin, especially in the central nervous system (CNS). Reported herein is a case of SFT of CNS in a 63-year-old...
Multimodal Treatment of Skull Base Inflammatory Pseudotumor: Case Report

Lee SG, Shin IY, Hwang HS, Choi I

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):122-126.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.122
lnflammatory pseudotumor (IPT) is a rare, non-neoplastic inflammatory process. It is most commonly occurs in the orbit, but extension into brain parenchyma is uncommon. In a confirmed case of IPT,...
The Pterional-Transsylvian Approach for Tumor in the Temporal Horn: A Case Report

Park JH, Cho HR, Seung WB, Lee SH, Park YS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):118-121.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.118
A variety of surgical approaches to temporal horn tumors of the lateral ventricle have been described. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and angiography are the preferred modalities for preoperative evaluation and...
Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of Sphenoid Bone and Clivus Misdiagnosed as Chordoma: A Case Report

Ustabasioglu FE, Samanci C, Asik M, Yanik I, Ozkanli S, Tutar O, Hasiloglu

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):115-117.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.115
Aneurysmal bone cysts (ABCs) are benign and rapidly expanding bone destructive lesions of any bone. They are commonly localized in the metaphysis of long bones, whereas skull base ABCs are...
The Efficacy of Postoperative Chemotherapy for Patients with Metastatic Brain Tumors from Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Hong N, Joo JN, Shin SH, Gwak HS, Lee SH, Yoo H

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):108-114.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.108
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of postoperative chemotherapy on recurrence and survival in patients after resection of metastatic brain tumors from non-small cell lung...
Long-Term Results of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Intracranial Meningioma

Jang CK, Jung HH, Chang JH, Chang JW, Park YG, Chang WS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):103-107.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.103
BACKGROUND: The predominant treatment modality for meningioma is surgical resection. However, gamma knife radiosurgery is also an important treatment modality for meningioma that is small or cannot be completely removed...
Comparative Analysis of Efficacy and Safety of Multisession Radiosurgery to Single Dose Radiosurgery for Metastatic Brain Tumors

Lee GS, Cho SJ, Kim JH, Park HK, Park SQ, Kim RS, Jang JC

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):95-102.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.95
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of multisession radiosurgery to those of single dose radiosurgery for metastatic brain tumors. METHODS: Between February 2008 and...
Analysis of Circulating Endostatin and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Patients with Pituitary Adenoma Treated by Stereotactic Radiosurgery: A Preliminary Study

Lee KM, Park SH, Park KS, Hwang JH, Hwang SK

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):89-94.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.89
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to investigate plasma levels of endostatin and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in normal subjects and in patients with pituitary adenoma and to...
Role of Craniofacial Resection for Malignant Tumors Involving the Anterior Skull Base: Surgical Experience in a Single Institution

Kim YS, Moon KS, Kim GW, Lim SC, Lee KH, Jang WY, Jung TY, Kim IY, Jung S

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):81-88.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.81
BACKGROUND: Craniofacial resection (CFR) has been regarded as a standard treatment for various tumors involving the anterior skull base. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of...
Efficacy of Procarbazine, Lomustine, and Vincristine Chemotherapy for Recurrent Primary Central Nervous System Lymphomas

Kim YJ, Choe JH, Park JH, Hong YK

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):75-80.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.75
BACKGROUND: Optimal treatment for recurrent primary central nervous system lymphomas (PCNSLs) has not been defined yet and there is no general consensus about the salvage chemotherapy after high-dose methotrexate (HD-MTX)-based...
Treatment Strategy of Intracranial Hemangiopericytoma

Kim YJ, Park JH, Kim YI, Jeun SS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):68-74.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.68
BACKGROUND: Recent studies suggest aggressive management combining a grossly total resection (GTR) with adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) as a treatment of choice for intracranial hemangiopericytoma (HPC). However, in these papers, the...
Measles may be a Risk Factor for Malignant Brain Tumors

Lehrer S, Green S, Rendo A, Rosenzweig KE

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2015 Oct;3(2):65-67.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.65
BACKGROUND: A possible risk factor for brain tumor might be measles, since late neurologic sequelae are part of measles pathology. Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, a devastating neurologic illness, is prone to...

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