Management of Low-Grade Gliomas

R. Soffietti*, B. Baumert, L. Bello, A. Von Deimling, H. Duffau, M. Frénay, W. Grisold, R. Grant, F. Graus, K. Hoang-Xuan, M. Klein, B. Melin, J. Rees, T. Siegal, A. Smits, R. Stupp, W. Wick

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Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEuropean Handbook of Neurological Management
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages213-223
Number of pages11
Volume2
ISBN (Print)9781405185349
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 21 2011

Keywords

  • Antiepileptic treatment-no papers dealing with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), with LGG and seizures
  • Chemotherapy (PCV or TMZ), initial treatment after surgery-in high-risk patents
  • Cognitive rehabilitation, salutary effect-on short- and long-term cognitive complaints and mental fatigue
  • Conventional MRI, for differential diagnosis-biopsy or resection
  • Low-grade gliomas (LGGs)-group of tumours, clinical, and molecular characteristics
  • Management of low-grade gliomas
  • Oligoastrocytomas, on detection-convincing astrocytic and oligodendroglial components
  • Oligodendrogliomas, cellular-perinuclear halos ('fried egg' or 'honeycomb'pattern)
  • Seizures, common presentation-partial or generalized
  • World Health Organization (WHO) classification-grade II astrocytomas, oligodendrogliomas and oligoastrocytomas (Class I)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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Soffietti, R., Baumert, B., Bello, L., Von Deimling, A., Duffau, H., Frénay, M., Grisold, W., Grant, R., Graus, F., Hoang-Xuan, K., Klein, M., Melin, B., Rees, J., Siegal, T., Smits, A., Stupp, R., & Wick, W. (2011). Management of Low-Grade Gliomas. In European Handbook of Neurological Management (Vol. 2, pp. 213-223). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444346268.ch15