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Extensive Pituitary Apoplexy after Chemotherapy in a Patient with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Jang JH, Ko YS, Hong EK, Gwak HS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2018 Apr;6(1):43-46.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2018.6.e7
Surgery, anticoagulation therapy, pregnancy, and hormone treatments, such as bromocriptine, are well-characterized precipitating factors for pituitary apoplexy. However, whether cytotoxic chemotherapy for systemic cancer could cause pituitary apoplexy has not...
Intermediate Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma in the Cerebellum of a 5-Year-Old Boy

Kil JS, Lee KH, Eom KS, Kim TY

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2018 Apr;6(1):39-42.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2018.6.e6
Intermediate pilomyxoid tumors (IPTs) were defined by the presence of some features typical of pilomyxoid astrocytoma (PMA) in combination with features that could be considered more consistent with pilocytic astrocytoma...
Mitochondrial 10398A>G NADH-Dehydrogenase Subunit 3 of Complex I Is Frequently Altered in Intra-Axial Brain Tumors in Malaysia

Mohamed Yusoff AA, Zulfakhar , Mohd Khair SZN, Wan Abdullah WS, Abdullah J, Idris Z

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2018 Apr;6(1):31-38.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2018.6.e5
BACKGROUND: Mitochondria are major cellular sources of reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation which can induce mitochondrial DNA damage and lead to carcinogenesis. The mitochondrial 10398A>G alteration in NADH-dehydrogenase subunit 3...
Prognostic Evaluation of Neurological Assessment of the Neuro-Oncology Scale in Glioblastoma Patients

Lee J, Park SH, Kim YZ

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2018 Apr;6(1):22-30.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2018.6.e1
BACKGROUND: The aims of this study were to investigate the role of the Neurological Assessment of Neuro-Oncology (NANO) scale in predicting the prognosis of patients with glioblastoma, and compare these...
Cystic Meningiomas: Correlation between Radiologic and Histopathologic Features

Go KO, Lee K, Heo W, Lee YS, Park YS, Kim SK, Lee JH, Jung JM

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2018 Apr;6(1):13-21.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2018.6.e3
BACKGROUND: Tumors with cysts often correlate with gliomas, metastatic tumors, or hemangioblastomas, which require differentiation. METHODS: Thirty-eight cases of cyst associated-meningioma based on preoperative radiologic studies and histologic confirmations were reviewed...
Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma: Preliminary Analysis of the Role of Radiation Therapy

Jin J, Joo JD, Han JH, Yang HK, Hwang JM, Kim YJ, Kim IA, Kim CY

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2018 Apr;6(1):8-12.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2018.6.e2
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the treatment outcome of our optic nerve sheath meningioma (ONSM) case series in terms of preventing tumor growth and preserving vision...
Risk of Brain Tumor Induction from Pediatric Head CT Procedures: A Systematic Literature Review

Sheppard J, Nguyen T, Alkhalid Y, Beckett JS, Salamon N, Yang I

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2018 Apr;6(1):1-7.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2018.6.e4
Head computed tomography (CT) is instrumental for managing patients of all ages. However, its low dose radiation may pose a low but non-zero risk of tumor induction in pediatric patients....

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