Activity of Ornithine Decarboxylase and Ki-67 Index in Meningiomas

  • R. I. Ernestus
  • R. Schröder
  • G. Röhn
  • N. Klug
  • K. A. Hossmann
  • W. Paschen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 21)


Meningiomas usually are slowly growing brain tumors histologically classified as grade 1 according to the criteria of the World Health Organization (WHO) [26]. Nevertheless, some meningiomas tend to proliferate more rapidly, resulting in an increased incidence of local recurrences up to malignant meningiomatosis.


Ornithine Decarboxylase Polyamine Metabolism Benign Meningioma Recurrent Meningioma Grow Brain Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. I. Ernestus
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Schröder
    • 3
  • G. Röhn
    • 1
  • N. Klug
    • 2
  • K. A. Hossmann
    • 1
  • W. Paschen
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für Experimentelle NeurologieMax-Planck-Institut für Neurologische ForschungKöln 41Germany
  2. 2.Klinik für Neurochirurgie der Universität KölnKöln 41Germany
  3. 3.Institut für Pathologie, Labor für NeuropathologieUniversität KölnKöln 41Germany

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