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Intracranial Meningiomas in the Elderly

  • David B. SchulEmail author
  • Chochlidakis Nikos
  • Chirstianto B. Lumenta
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Abstract

This chapter deals with meningioma, the most frequent intracranial tumor in the elderly. Published data dealing with treatment options, outcome, and different proposed prognostic tools are presented and discussed. Its aim is to allow sincere discussion of all options with patients, patients’ relatives, and colleagues in order to set the best treatment option for each patient.

Keywords

Concomitant Disease Karnofsky Performance Score Peritumoral Edema Karnofsky Performance Scale Glasgow Outcome Score 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David B. Schul
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chochlidakis Nikos
    • 1
  • Chirstianto B. Lumenta
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurosurgical DepartmentMunicipal Hospital Munich, Teaching Hospital of the Technical University MunichMunichGermany

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