Document Detail

Primary posterior fossa tumours in adult patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14977253     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Surgery within posterior fossa tumours aided by modern imaging techniques, operating microscope and surgical technique, has progressed rapidly. In fact, operations once impossible to perform safely are now routine. Current surgical techniques are also leading to more complete tumour resections, thereby prolonging survival times and, for benign tumours, lowering recurrence rates. Regardless of the quality of technological advances, excellent results are still primarily dependent on a highly skilled neurosurgical team as well as on a special neurosurgical intensive care unit. Complications, although never totally avoided, are by far better prevented than treated. That prevention starts with the preoperative evaluation and continues well into the period of postoperative care.
Mirosław Zabek
Related Documents :
12493123 - Symptomatic de novo arteriovenous malformation appearing 17 years after the resection o...
9949263 - Duodenal leiomyosarcoma.
16398813 - Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography management of common bile duct stones in...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Folia neuropathologica / Association of Polish Neuropathologists and Medical Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1641-4640     ISO Abbreviation:  Folia Neuropathol     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-02-23     Completed Date:  2004-03-24     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9437431     Medline TA:  Folia Neuropathol     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  231-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neurosurgical Clinic of Postgraduate Medical Centre, Regional Clinical Hospital, Warszawa, Poland.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Infratentorial Neoplasms* / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Surgical treatment of brainstem tumours with special emphasis on the operative approach through the ...
Next Document:  Correlation of facial nerve paresis and histopathological type of vestibular schwannoma.