A REVIEW OF DRUG THERAPY IN VESTIBULAR SCHWANNOMA

A Review of Drug Therapy in Vestibular Schwannoma Оригінальна стаття: https://www.dovepress.com/a-review-of-drug-therapy-in-vestibular-schwannoma-peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-DDDT Abstract: Vestibular schwannomas (VSs, also known as acoustic neuromas) are benign intracranial tumors commonly managed with observation, surgery, and radiotherapy. There is currently no approved pharmacotherapy for VS patients, which is why we conducted a detailed search of relevant literature from PubMed and Web […]

LONG-TERM QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH VESTIBULAR SCHWANNOMA

Original article https://thejns.org/view/journals/j-neurosurg/122/4/article-p833.xml OBJECT The optimal treatment for sporadic vestibular schwannoma (VS) is highly controversial. To date, the majority of studies comparing treatment modalities have focused on a narrow scope of technical outcomes including facial function, hearing status, and tumor control. Very few publications have investigated health-related quality of life (HRQOL) differences between individual treatment […]

COMBINED MICROSURGICAL AND ENDOSCOPIC TECHNIQUE FOR REMOVAL OF EXTENSIVE INTRACRANIAL EPIDERMOIDS

Abstract Intracranial epidermoid tumors are challenging lesions because they grow along the subarachnoid spaces around delicate neurovascular structures and often extend from one compartment to another. The purpose of this study was to determine the usefulness of endoscopic assistance in the microsurgical resection of these lesions, in which total resection is therapy of choice. Methods: […]

HEMANGIOPERICYTOMAS OF THE SKULL BASE

Object Intracranial hemangiopericytomas are frequently located along the dural sinuses along the skull base and represent rare, aggressive CNS neoplasms that are difficult to distinguish from meningiomas based on both imaging and gross characteristics. The authors of this study describe 3 patients with these lesions and review the pertinent literature. Methods Two men and 1 […]

SOLITARY FIBROUS TUMOR/HEMANGIOPERICYTOMA

OBJECTIVE Solitary fibrous tumor/hemangiopericytoma (SFT/HPC) is a new combined entity for which a soft-tissue–type grading system, ranging from grades I to III, has been introduced in the 2016 WHO classification of tumors of the CNS. The results of the treatment of this new disease entity require evaluation. METHODS The authors retrospectively reevaluated the pathological findings […]

FOOD FOR BRAIN

Often people wonder which food is good for the brain and which is not. Today there are a large number of theories and teachings about proper nutrition, etc. Each of them has a grain of rationality. But if we talk about what kind of food is good for the brain, then the answer is simple […]