Current Neuro-Oncology

Volume 11 Number 1
31 January 2009

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Levner I, Drabycz S, Roldan G, De Robles P, Cairncross JG, Mitchell R.
Predicting MGMT methylation status of glioblastomas from MRI texture.
Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2009;12(Pt 2):522-30. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-04271-3_64. PMID: 20426152. Observational study. ˍ

Riina HA, Fraser JF, Fralin S, Knopman J, Scheff RJ, Boockvar JA.
Superselective intraarterial cerebral infusion of bevacizumab: a revival of interventional neuro-oncology for malignant glioma.
J Exp Ther Oncol.
2009;8(2):145-50. PMID: 20192120. Case report˰ ˍ

Agrawal A.
Butterfly glioma of the corpus callosum.
J Cancer Res Ther. 2009 Jan-Mar;5(1):43-5. doi: 10.4103/0973-1482.48769. PMID: 19293489. Case report. ˍ

Al-Barbarawi MM, Qudsieh SM, Ghazzawi MA, Smith SF.
Glioblastoma multiforme of the cerebellum.
Neurosciences (Riyadh). 2009 Jan;14(1):84-8. PMID: 21048582. Case report. ˍ

McGirt MJ, Chaichana KL, Gathinji M, Attenello FJ, Than K, Olivi A, Weingart JD, Brem H, Quiñones-Hinojosa AR.
Independent association of extent of resection with survival in patients with malignant brain astrocytoma.
J Neurosurg. 2009 Jan;110(1):156-62. doi: 10.3171/2008.4.17536. PMID: 18847342. Observational study. ˍ

Aghi MK, Carter BS, Cosgrove GR, Ojemann RG, Amin-Hanjani S, Martuza RL, Curry WT Jr, Barker FG 2nd.
Long-term recurrence rates of atypical meningiomas after gross total resection with or without postoperative adjuvant radiation.
Neurosurgery. 2009 Jan 1;64(1):56-60. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000330399.55586.63. PMID: 19145156. Observational study. ˍ

Campos S, Davey P, Hird A, Pressnail B, Bilbao J, Aviv RI, Symons S, Pirouzmand F, Sinclair E, Culleton S, Desa E, Goh P, Chow E.
Brain metastasis from an unknown primary, or primary brain tumour? A diagnostic dilemma.
Curr Oncol. 2009 Jan 1;16(1):62-6. doi: 10.3747/co.v16i1.308. PMID: 19229374. Case report. ˍ

Loja T, Chlapek P, Kuglik P, Pesakova M, Oltova A, Cejpek P, Veselska R.
Characterization of a GM7 glioblastoma cell line showing CD133 positivity and both cytoplasmic and nuclear localization of nestin.
Oncol Rep. 2009 Jan 1;21(1):119-27. doi: 10.3892/or_00000198. PMID: 19082452. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Park CK, Park SH, Lee SH, Kim CY, Kim DW, Paek SH, Kim DG, Heo DS, Kim IH, Jung HW.
Methylation status of the MGMT gene promoter fails to predict the clinical outcome of glioblastoma patients treated with ACNU plus cisplatin.
Neuropathology. 2009 Jan 6;29(4):443-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1789.2008.00998.x. PMID: 19170894. Observational study. ˍ

Derr RL, Ye X, Islas MU, Desideri S, Saudek CD, Grossman SA.
Association between hyperglycemia and survival in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma.
J Clin Oncol. 2009 Jan 12;27(7):1082-6. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2008.19.1098. PMID: 19139429. Interventional study. ˍ

Ertan Y, Sezak M, Demirağ B, Kantar M, Cetingül N, Turhan T, Erşahin Y, Mutluer S, Anacak Y, Akalin T.
Medulloblastoma: clinicopathologic evaluation of 42 pediatric cases.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Jan 13;25(3):353-6. doi: 10.1007/s00381-008-0784-4. PMID: 19139904. Observational study. ˍ

Lesimple T, Riffaud L, Frappaz D, Ben Hassel M, Gédouin D, Bay JO, Linassier C, Hamlat A, Piot G, Fabbro M, Saïkali S, Carsin B, Guégan Y.
Topotecan in combination with radiotherapy in unresectable glioblastoma: a phase 2 study.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Jan 13;93(2):253-60. doi: 10.1007/s11060-008-9774-3. PMID: 19139825. Interventional study. ˍ


Torcuator R, Zuniga R, Loutfi R, Mikkelsen T.
Bevacizumab and irinotecan treatment for progressive diffuse brainstem glioma: case report.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Jan 13;93(3):409-12. doi: 10.1007/s11060-008-9782-3. PMID: 19139822. Case report. ˍ

Watkins JM, Marshall DT, Patel S, Giglio P, Herrin AE, Garrett-Mayer E, Jenrette JM 3rd.
High-dose radiotherapy to 78 Gy with or without temozolomide for high grade gliomas.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Jan 14;93(3):343-8. doi: 10.1007/s11060-008-9779-y. PMID: 19142584. Observational study. ˍ

Broniscer A, Baker SJ, Stewart CF, Merchant TE, Laningham FH, Schaiquevich P, Kocak M, Morris EB, Endersby R, Ellison DW, Gajjar A.
Phase I and pharmacokinetic studies of erlotinib administered concurrently with radiotherapy for children, adolescents, and young adults with high-grade glioma.
Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Jan 15;15(2):701-7. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-08-1923. PMID: 19147777. Interventional study. ˍ

Biassoni V, Pallotti F, Spreafico F, Seregni E, Gandola L, Martinetti A, Bombardieri E, Massimino M.
A female survivor of childhood medulloblastoma presenting with growth-hormone-induced edema and inflammatory lesions: a case report.
J Med Case Rep. 2009 Jan 16;3:17. doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-3-17. PMID: 19149892. Case report. ˍ

McGregor LM, Spunt SL, Santana VM, Stewart CF, Ward DA, Watkins A, Laningham FH, Ivy P, Furman WL, Fouladi M.
Phase 1 study of an oxaliplatin and etoposide regimen in pediatric patients with recurrent solid tumors.
Cancer. 2009 Jan 20;115(3):655-64. doi: 10.1002/cncr.24054. PMID: 19117350. Interventional study. ˍ

Arulrajah S, Huisman TA.
Pilomyxoid astrocytoma of the spinal cord with cerebrospinal fluid and peritoneal metastasis.
Neuropediatrics. 2009 Jan 22;39(4):243-5. doi: 10.1055/s-0028-1103273. PMID: 19165714. Case report. ˍ

Koga T, Morita A, Maruyama K, Tanaka M, Ino Y, Shibahara J, Louis DN, Reifenberger G, Itami J, Hara R, Saito N, Todo T.
Long-term control of disseminated pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma with anaplastic features by means of stereotactic irradiation.
Neuro Oncol. 2009 Jan 22;11(4):446-51. doi: 10.1215/15228517-2008-112. PMID: 19164434. Case report. ˍ

Laks DR, Masterman-Smith M, Visnyei K, Angenieux B, Orozco NM, Foran I, Yong WH, Vinters HV, Liau LM, Lazareff JA, Mischel PS, Cloughesy TF, Horvath S, Kornblum HI.
Neurosphere formation is an independent predictor of clinical outcome in malignant glioma.
Stem Cells. 2009 Jan 22;27(4):980-7. doi: 10.1002/stem.15. PMID: 19353526. Observational study. ˍ

Packer RJ, Jakacki R, Horn M, Rood B, Vezina G, MacDonald T, Fisher MJ, Cohen B.
Objective response of multiply recurrent low-grade gliomas to bevacizumab and irinotecan.
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Jan 22;52(7):791-5. doi: 10.1002/pbc.21935. PMID: 19165892. Observational study. ˍ

Pietilä S, Mäkipernaa A, Sievänen H, Koivisto AM, Wigren T, Lenko HL.
Obesity and metabolic changes are common in young childhood brain tumor survivors.
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Jan 22;52(7):853-9. doi: 10.1002/pbc.21936. PMID: 19165891. Observational study. ˍ

Gutin PH, Iwamoto FM, Beal K, Mohile NA, Karimi S, Hou BL, Lymberis S, Yamada Y, Chang J, Abrey LE.
Safety and efficacy of bevacizumab with hypofractionated stereotactic irradiation for recurrent malignant gliomas.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jan 23;75(1):156-63. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2008.10.043. PMID: 19167838. Observational study. ˍ

Brandes AA, Tosoni A, Franceschi E, Blatt V, Santoro A, Faedi M, Amistà P, Gardiman M, Labianca R, Bianchini C, Ermani M, Reni M.
Fotemustine as second-line treatment for recurrent or progressive glioblastoma after concomitant and/or adjuvant temozolomide: a phase II trial of Gruppo Italiano Cooperativo di Neuro-Oncologia (GICNO).
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2009 Jan 24;64(4):769-75. doi: 10.1007/s00280-009-0926-8. PMID: 19169684. Interventional study. ˍ

Lim DA, Tarapore P, Chang E, Burt M, Chakalian L, Barbaro N, Chang S, Lamborn KR, McDermott MW.
Safety and feasibility of switching from phenytoin to levetiracetam monotherapy for glioma-related seizure control following craniotomy: a randomized phase II pilot study.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Jan 24;93(3):349-54. doi: 10.1007/s11060-008-9781-4. PMID: 19169651. Interventional study. ˍ

Nishi N, Kawai S, Yonezawa T, Fujimoto K, Masui K.
Early appearance of high grade glioma on magnetic resonance imaging.
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2009 Jan 25;49(1):8-12. doi: 10.2176/nmc.49.8. PMID: 19168996. Observational study. ˍ


Rosati A, Tomassini A, Pollo B, Ambrosi C, Schwarz A, Padovani A, Bonetti B.
Epilepsy in cerebral glioma: timing of appearance and histological correlations.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Jan 29;93(3):395-400. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9796-5. PMID: 19183850. Observational study. ˍ

Johnston DL, Keene D, Bartels U, Carret AS, Crooks B, Eisenstat DD, Fryer C, Lafay-Cousin L, Larouche V, Moghrabi A, Wilson B, Zelcer S, Silva M, Brossard J, Bouffet E.
Medulloblastoma in children under the age of three years: a retrospective Canadian review.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Jan 31;94(1):51-6. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9799-2. PMID: 19184579. Observational study. ˍ