volume 28, issue 2, P220-225 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.829562
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Abstract: OBJECTIVES. To analyze the indications of surgical treatment, surgical management strategies and post-surgical outcome in patients with brainstem glioma (BSG). METHODS. In this retrospective study conducted from 1998 to 2012, 58 patients of surgically treated intrinsic BSG, meeting the inclusion criterion were enrolled. There were 40 males and 18 females, with age range varying from 3 to 55 years. The most common presentation was gait disturbances, either due to cerebellar involvement or motor weakness, follow…

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