Follow-Up of Meningioma Patients Operated on at Higher Age

  • H. E. Diemath
  • J. Strohecker
  • W. Piotrowski
  • H. Spatz
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 12)

Abstract

Out of 141 patients with histologically verified meningiomas during the last five years, 29 patients were older than 65 years (youngest 65 years, oldest 80 years, average 70.2 years). There were 8 male and 21 female. The duration of the previous case histories extended from 2 weeks to 9 years (average 16.6 months).

Keywords

Pneumonia Glaucoma Meningioma Gout Bronchitis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. E. Diemath
    • 1
  • J. Strohecker
    • 1
  • W. Piotrowski
    • 1
  • H. Spatz
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für Neurochirurgie SalzburgLandesnervenklinikSalzburgAustria

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