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Extra-Axial and Clear Cell Type Ependymoma, Mimicking a Convexity Meningioma

Ahn S, Kim YJ, Lee YS, Jeun SS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):127-130.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.127
A 33-year-old woman presented with tingling and paresthesia on left extremity for 2 months. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed that the tumor was iso- and hypo-intensity on T1-weighted image, mixed iso-...
Astroblastoma in a Young Female Patient: A Case Report and Literature Review of Clinicopathological, Radiological and Prognostic Characteristics and Current Treatment Strategies

Sadiq M, Ahmad I, Shuja J, Ahmad Z, Ahmed R, Ahmad K

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):120-126.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.120
Astroblastoma is an uncommon glial tumor with predominant manifestation in the young age. Herein, we report a case of 18-year-old astroblastoma female patient who presented with history of two months...
Subfrontal Schwannoma Extended Broadly to Nasal Cavity Treated by Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Following Surgical Excision: A Case Report

Kim SH, Lee JH, Sung SK, Choi CH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):116-119.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.116
Subfrontal schwannomas are rarely reported. They are usually found only in the subfrontal area, but some extend to the nasal cavity. In these cases, prevention of postoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)...
Pituicytoma with Significant Tumor Vascularity Mimicking Pituitary Macroadenoma

Shim HK, Cha SH, Cho WH, Park SH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):110-115.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.110
A 19-year-old man presented with bitemporal hemianopsia and was found to have a large sellar and suprasellar tumor, resembling a pituitary macroadenoma. Emergency transsphenoidal approach was attempted because of rapid...
Supratentorial Pilocytic Astrocytoma Mimicking Convexity Meningioma with Early Anaplastic Transformation: A Case Report

Lee JH, Sung SK, Choi CH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):105-109.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.105
Meningiomas and pilocytic astrocytomas are benign intracranial tumors. Pilocytic astrocytomas arises frequently at the posterior fossa in childhood. Meningiomas have several image findings, such as a dural tail sign, bony...
Response of Leptomeningeal Dissemination of Anaplastic Glioma to Temozolomide: Experience of Two Cases

Bae JW, Hong EK, Gwak HS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):99-104.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.99
The incidence of leptomeningeal dissemination (LMD) of anaplastic glioma has been increasing. LMD can be observed at the time of initial presentation or the time of recurrence. As a result...
Pituitary Ependymoma, 10-Year Follow-Up after Partial Resection and Radiation Therapy

Lee JS, Cho KH, Hong EK, Shin SH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):94-98.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.94
Ependymoma usually arises within the ventricles and central canal of the spinal cord. These tumors, found in the sellar region, are extremely rare. We report a case of pituitary ependymoma...
Outcomes in 20 Gynecologic Cancer Patient with Brain Metastasis: A Single Institution Retrospective Study

Kim SB, Hwang K, Joo JD, Han JH, Kim YB, Kim CY

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):87-93.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.87
BACKGROUND: The incidence of brain metastasis (BM) in gynecologic cancers has risen recently, due to prolonged survival times and an early diagnosis. We analyzed treatment outcomes of patients with BM...
The Clinical Outcome of Hydroxyurea Chemotherapy after Incomplete Resection of Atypical Meningiomas

Kim J, Kim KH, Kim YZ

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):77-86.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.77
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to investigate the clinical results of adjuvant chemotherapy with hydroxyurea and to compare those with the results of postoperative radiotherapy after incomplete resection...
Ependymomas: Prognostic Factors and Outcome Analysis in a Retrospective Series of 33 Patients

Chai YH, Jung S, Lee JK, Kim IY, Jang WY, Moon KS, Kim JH, Lee KH, Kim SK, Jung TY

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):70-76.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.70
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prognostic factors and outcomes in patients with ependymoma to management plans. METHODS: Between 1997 and 2013, 33 patients with 25 ependymomas...
Genomic and Molecular Characterization of Brain Tumors in Asian and Non-Asian Patients of Los Angeles: A Single Institution Analysis

Duong C, Nguyen T, Sheppard J, Ong V, Chung LK, Nagasawa D, Yang I

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):64-69.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.64
BACKGROUND: Worldwide, approximately 2% of new cancers are of the brain. Five-year survival rates among brain cancer patients have been reported as a little over a third. Differences in clinical...
Recurred Intracranial Meningioma: A Retrospective Analysis for Treatment Outcome and Prognostic Factor

Ryu HS, Moon KS, Lee KH, Jang WY, Jung TY, Kim IY, Jung S

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):54-63.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.54
BACKGROUND: In this study, we aimed to compare repeated resection and radiation treatment, such as Gamma knife radiosurgery (GKRS) or conventional radiotherapy (RT), and investigate the factors influencing treatment outcome,...
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Hwang JH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Oct;5(2):53-53.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.2.53
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