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Supratentorial low-grade gliomas. Neuroradiology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16288189     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The radiologic modality that most likely provides the imaging information needed in a patient suspected of having a brain tumors is magnetic resonance imaging. A brain tumors can be reliably ruled out, if the standard magnetic resonance examination is performed properly and experts interpret the results as negative for tumor. In this paper we will illustrate morphological aspects of low-grade supratentorial neoplasms, including tumors of neuroepithelial tissue, such as low-grade diffuse fibrillary astrocytomas, and circumscribed astrocytic lesions (pilocytic astrocytoma, pleomorphic xantoastrocytoma and subependymal giant cell astrocytoma). Then the main practical applications of functional imaging in neurosurgery will be also debated.
Authors:
T Scarabino; G M Giannatempo; F Nemore; T Popolizio; A Stranieri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgical sciences     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0390-5616     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neurosurg Sci     Publication Date:  2005 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-18     Completed Date:  2006-03-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0432557     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg Sci     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  73-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Neuroradiology Unit, IRCCS ''Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza'', San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia. tscarabino@operapadrepio.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain / pathology,  radiography
Glioma / pathology*,  radiography*
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Supratentorial Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiography*

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