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Seeding of Meningeal Sarcoma Along a Surgical Trajectory on the Scalp

Woo LH, Soo YW, Sup CD

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):160-163.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.160
Primary sarcomas of the central nervous system are rare. These tumors is rapid growth often produces mass effect on the brain. Diagnosis is rendered pathologically after resection. Surgical resection is...
A Case of Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Located at Brain Stem in a Child

Kim J, Kim YZ

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):155-159.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.155
Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is an extranodal Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that is confined to the brain, eyes, and/or leptomeninges without evidence of a systemic primary tumor. Although the tumor...
Comparison of 3 and 7 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Obstructive Hydrocephalus Caused by Tectal Glioma

Moon HC, Baek HM, Park YS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):150-154.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.150
Obstructive hydrocephalus caused by tectal glioma, which relived by neuroendoscopy, have been described using 3.0 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging (3T MRI) so far, we present the results obtained from 3T...
World Health Organization Grade II Oligodendroglioma Occurring after Successful Treatment for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Yoon SI, Park KJ, Park DH, Kang SH, Park JY, Chung YG

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):145-149.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.145
When treating childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), secondary neoplasms are a significant long term problem. Radiation is generally accepted to be a major cause of the development of secondary neoplasms....
Multiple Meningocerebral Metastasis and Extensive Skull Metastasis from Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Esophagus: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Na MK, Kim CH, Kim JM, Cheong JW, Ryu JI, Kim HW

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):142-144.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.142
Esophageal carcinoma rarely metastasizes to the brain. Although some studies have mentioned esophageal cancer with solitary brain metastasis or with meningocerebral metastasis or with skull metastasis, multiple meningocerebral metastasis and...
A Case of Solitary Brain Metastasis from Uterine Mullerian Adenosarcoma with Sarcomatous Overgrowth

Hong SB, Kim MJ, Kwon JY, Choi SJ, Kim EY, Lim J

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):138-141.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.138
Uterine adenosarcoma (AS) are rare tumors and have more favorable outcomes than the aggressive uterine carcinosarcomas. Uterine adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth (ASSO) is a variant form of AS and exhibits...
A Stable Secondary Gliosarcoma with Extensive Systemic Metastases: A Case Report

Choi TM, Cheon YJ, Jung TY, Lee KH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):133-137.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.133
A 63-year-old man complained of intermittent motor weakness of his arm. The magnetic resonance image (MRI) of his brain displayed a high signal lesion in right cingulate gyrus on T2...
Metastatic Intracranial Hemangiopericytoma to the Spinal Column: A Case Report

Joo MS, Rho YJ, Song SW, Koh YC, Roh HG, Lim SD

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):128-132.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.128
Intracranial hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a rare brain tumor with aggressive biologic behavior associated with high recurrence rate and often with extracranial metastasis. The most common sites of extracranial metastasis of...
Failed First Craniotomy and Tumor Removal of Parasagittal Meningioma with Severe Peritumoral Brain Edema

Shim Y, Lee SH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):124-127.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.124
Parasagittal meningioma often presents as peritumoral brain edema (PTBE). The risk of edema increases when the tumor occludes the superior sagittal sinus (SSS). Although PTBE may be expected based on...
Palliative Resection of Metastatic Brain Tumors Previously Treated by Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Jeon YS, Koh YC, Song SW, Cho J, Lim SD

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):116-123.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.116
BACKGROUND: Therapeutic approaches to brain metastases include surgery, whole-brain radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), and combination therapy. Recently, postoperative or preoperative SRS draws more attention to reduce postoperative recurrence in brain...
Neurological Change after Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases Involving the Motor Cortex

Park CY, Choi HY, Lee SR, Roh TH, Seo MR, Kim SH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):111-115.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.111
BACKGROUND: Although Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKRS) can provide beneficial therapeutic effects for patients with brain metastases, lesions involving the eloquent areas carry a higher risk of neurologic deterioration after treatment,...
Optimal Treatment Decision for Brain Metastases of Unknown Primary Origin: The Role and Timing of Radiosurgery

Han HJ, Chang WS, Jung HH, Park YG, Kim HY, Chang JH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):107-110.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.107
BACKGROUND: Up to 15% of all patients with brain metastases have no clearly detected primary site despite intensive evaluation, and this incidence has decreased with the use of improved imaging...
White Matter Change Revealed by Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Gliomas

Won YI, Chung CK, Kim CH, Park CK, Koo BB, Lee JM, Jung HW

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):100-106.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.100
BACKGROUND: Tumor-related white matter change is detected at late stages with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), when mass effect or prominent edema is present. We analyzed if diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)...
Clinical and Radiological Characteristics of Angiomatous Meningiomas

Hwang J, Kong DS, Seol HJ, Nam DH, Lee JI, Choi JW

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):94-99.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.94
BACKGROUND: Angiomatous meningioma is a rare histological subtype of meningioma. Therefore, this specific medical condition is rarely reviewed in the literature. In the present work, we report the clinical and...
Health-Related Quality of Life in Brain Tumor Patients Treated with Surgery: Preliminary Result of a Single Institution

Kim CW, Joo JD, Kim YH, Han JH, Kim CY

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):87-93.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.87
BACKGROUND: Alongside the extent of removal and patients’ survival in the management of brain tumors, health-related quality of life (HRQOL) has become an important consideration. The purpose of this study...
Impact of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the Pathogenesis and Outcome of Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme

Choy W, Lagman C, Lee SJ, Bui TT, Safaee M, Yang I

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):77-86.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.77
BACKGROUND: Improvement in antiviral therapies have been accompanied by an increased frequency of non-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) defining malignancies, such as glioblastoma multiforme. Here, we investigated all reported cases...
Surgical Resection of Non-Glial Tumors in the Motor Cortex

Lee SJ, Hwang SC, Im SB, Kim BT

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):70-76.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.70
BACKGROUND: Direct surgery to resect tumors in the motor cortex could improve neurological symptoms or cause novel motor weakness. The present study describes the neurological outcomes of patients after the...
Therapeutic Strategy for Cavernous Sinus-Invading Non-Functioning Pituitary Adenomas Based on the Modified Knosp Grading System

Hwang J, Seol HJ, Nam DH, Lee JI, Lee MH, Kong DS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):63-69.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.63
BACKGROUND: Non-functioning pituitary adenomas (NFPA) invading into the cavernous sinus are surgically challenging. To decrease recurrence rate, surgeon makes a strong endeavor to resect tumor gross totally. However, gross total...
Spontaneous Involution of Rathke’s Cleft Cysts without Visual Symptoms

Kim CW, Hwang K, Joo JD, Kim YH, Han JH, Kim CY

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):58-62.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.58
BACKGROUND: There have been various reports in the literature regarding the conservative management of pituitary apoplexy, pituitary incidentalomas and Rathke cleft cysts (RCCs). However, to the best of our knowledge,...
Central Neurocytoma: A Review of Clinical Management and Histopathologic Features

Lee SJ, Bui TT, Chen CH, Lagman C, Chung LK, Sidhu S, Seo DJ, Yong WH, Siegal TL, Kim M, Yang I

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2016 Oct;4(2):49-57.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2016.4.2.49
Central neurocytoma (CN) is a rare, benign brain tumor often located in the lateral ventricles. CN may cause obstructive hydrocephalus and manifest as signs of increased intracranial pressure. The goal...

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