Current Neuro-Oncology

Volume 11 Number 5
31 May 2009

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Gömöri E, Halbauer JD, Kasza G, Varga D, Horvath Z, Komoly S.
Glioblastoma multiforme with an unusual location and clinical course.
Clin Neuropathol. 2009 May-Jun;28(3):165-7. doi: 10.5414/npp28165. PMID: 19537131. Case report. ˍ

Marinovic T, Grahovac G, Habek M, Lambasa S, Tomac D.
Simultaneous conus medullaris ependymoma and cerebellar astrocytoma in the same patient.
Clin Neuropathol. 2009 May-Jun;28(3):173-6. doi: 10.5414/npp28173. PMID: 19537133. Case report. ˍ

Mehta VS, Chandra PS, Singh PK, Garg A, Rath GK.
Surgical considerations for 'intrinsic' brainstem gliomas: proposal of a modification in classification.
Neurol India. 2009 May-Jun;57(3):274-81. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.53272? PMID: 19587467. Observational study. ˍ
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Role of surgery in brainstem gliomas.
Neurol India. 2009 May-Jun;57(3):231-2. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.53258? PMID: 19587459. Editorial. ˍ

Nagy M, Schulz-Ertner D, Bischof M, Welzel T, Hof H, Debus J, Combs SE.
Long-term outcome of postoperative irradiation in patients with newly diagnosed WHO grade III anaplastic gliomas.
Tumori. 2009 May-Jun;95(3):317-24. doi: 10.1177/030089160909500308. PMID: 19688970. Observational study. ˍ

Pirtoli L, Rubino G, Marsili S, Oliveri G, Vannini M, Tini P, Miracco C, Santoni R.
Three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy, temozolomide chemotherapy, and high-dose fractionated stereotactic boost in a protocol-driven, postoperative treatment schedule for high-grade gliomas.
Tumori. 2009 May-Jun;95(3):329-37. doi: 10.1177/030089160909500310. PMID: 19688972. Observational study. ˍ

Rushing EJ, Smith AB, Smirniotopoulos JG, Douglas AF, Zeng W, Azumi N.
Occult leptomeningeal large cell medulloblastoma in an adult.
Clin Neuropathol. 2009 May-Jun;28(3):188-92. doi: 10.5414/npp28188. PMID: 19537136. Case report. ˍ

Terasaki M, Tokutomi T, Shigemori M.
Salvage therapy with temozolomide for recurrent or progressive high-grade gliomas refractory to ACNU [1-(4-amino-2-methyl-5-pyrimidynyl) methyl-3-(2-chloroethyl)-3-nitrosourea hydrochloride].
Mol Med Rep. 2009 May 1;2(3):417-21. doi: 10.3892/mmr_00000115. PMID: 21475844. Interventional study. ˍ

Volavsek M, Lamovec J, Popović M.
Extraneural metastases of anaplastic oligodendroglial tumors.
Pathol Res Pract. 2009 May 2;205(7):502-7. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2008.11.003. PMID: 19410385. Case report. ˍ

Kreisl TN, Kim L, Moore K, Duic P, Kotliarova S, Walling J, Musib L, Thornton D, Albert PS, Fine HA.
A phase I trial of enzastaurin in patients with recurrent gliomas.
Clin Cancer Res. 2009 May 5;15(10):3617-23. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-08-3071. PMID: 19417015. Interventional study. ˍ

Taillibert S, Vincent LA, Granger B, Marie Y, Carpentier C, Guillevin R, Bellanger A, Mokhtari K, Rousseau A, Psimaras D, Dehais C, Sierra del Rio M, Meng Y, Laigle-Donadey F, Hoang-Xuan K, Sanson M, Delattre JY.
Bevacizumab and irinotecan for recurrent oligodendroglial tumors.
Neurology. 2009 May 5;72(18):1601-6. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181a413be. PMID: 19414728. Observational study. ˍ

Vergani F, Sanson M, Duffau H.
Combined multiple surgical intervention and chemotherapy for multicentric WHO grade II glioma: a long-term follow-up study.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 May 5;151(12):1699-704. doi: 10.1007/s00701-009-0306-5. PMID: 19415180. Case report. ˍ

Bos PD, Zhang XH, Nadal C, Shu W, Gomis RR, Nguyen DX, Minn AJ, van de Vijver MJ, Gerald WL, Foekens JA, Massagué J.
Genes that mediate breast cancer metastasis to the brain.
Nature. 2009 May 6;459(7249):1005-9. doi: 10.1038/nature08021. PMID: 19421193. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Maschio M, Dinapoli L, Vidiri A, Pace A, Fabi A, Pompili A, Carapella MC, Jandolo B.
The role side effects play in the choice of antiepileptic therapy in brain tumor-related epilepsy: a comparative study on traditional antiepileptic drugs versus oxcarbazepine.
J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2009 May 6;28(1):60. doi: 10.1186/1756-9966-28-60. PMID: 19419544. Observational study. ˍ


Senetta R, Trevisan E, Rudà R, Benech F, Soffietti R, Cassoni P.
Skin metastases of glioblastoma in the absence of intracranial progression are associated with a shift towards a mesenchymal immunophenotype: report of two cases.
Acta Neuropathol. 2009 May 6;118(2):313-6. doi: 10.1007/s00401-009-0543-y. PMID: 19418061. Case report. ˍ

Kvale EA, Murthy R, Taylor R, Lee JY, Nabors LB.
Distress and quality of life in primary high-grade brain tumor patients.
Support Care Cancer. 2009 May 7;17(7):793-9. doi: 10.1007/s00520-008-0551-9. PMID: 19421789. Observational study. ˍ

Dinapoli L, Maschio M, Jandolo B, Fabi A, Pace A, Sperati F, Muti P.
Quality of life and seizure control in patients with brain tumor-related epilepsy treated with levetiracetam monotherapy: preliminary data of an open-label study.
Neurol Sci. 2009 May 5;30(4):353-9. doi: 10.1007/s10072-009-0087-x. PMID: 19415165. Observational study. ˍ

Bähr O, Herrlinger U, Weller M, Steinbach JP.
Very late relapses in glioblastoma long-term survivors.
J Neurol. 2009 May 12;256(10):1756-8. doi: 10.1007/s00415-009-5167-6. PMID: 19434438. Observational study. ˍ


Ichimura K, Pearson DM, Kocialkowski S, Bäcklund LM, Chan R, Jones DT, Collins VP.
IDH1 mutations are present in the majority of common adult gliomas but rare in primary glioblastomas.
Neuro Oncol. 2009 May 12;11(4):341-7. doi: 10.1215/15228517-2009-025. PMID: 19435942. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Pereira LC, Oliveira KM, L'Abbate GL, Sugai R, Ferreira JA, da Motta LA.
Outcome of fully awake craniotomy for lesions near the eloquent cortex: analysis of a prospective surgical series of 79 supratentorial primary brain tumors with long follow-up.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 May 12;151(10):1215-30. doi: 10.1007/s00701-009-0363-9. PMID: 19730779. Observational study. ˍ

Sonoda Y, Kumabe T, Watanabe M, Nakazato Y, Inoue T, Kanamori M, Tominaga T.
Long-term survivors of glioblastoma: clinical features and molecular analysis.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 May 12;151(11):1349-58. doi: 10.1007/s00701-009-0387-1. PMID: 19730774. Observational study. ˍ

van Breemen MS, Rijsman RM, Taphoorn MJ, Walchenbach R, Zwinkels H, Vecht CJ.
Efficacy of anti-epileptic drugs in patients with gliomas and seizures.
J Neurol. 2009 May 12;256(9):1519-26. doi: 10.1007/s00415-009-5156-9. PMID: 19434440. Observational study. ˍ

Gehring K, Sitskoorn MM, Gundy CM, Sikkes SA, Klein M, Postma TJ, van den Bent MJ, Beute GN, Enting RH, Kappelle AC, Boogerd W, Veninga T, Twijnstra A, Boerman DH, Taphoorn MJ, Aaronson NK.
Cognitive rehabilitation in patients with gliomas: a randomized, controlled trial.
J Clin Oncol. 2009 May 26;27(22):3712-22. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2008.20.5765. PMID: 19470928. Interventional study. ˍ

Liu Q, Nguyen DH, Dong Q, Shitaku P, Chung K, Liu OY, Tso JL, Liu JY, Konkankit V, Cloughesy TF, Mischel PS, Lane TF, Liau LM, Nelson SF, Tso CL.
Molecular properties of CD133+ glioblastoma stem cells derived from treatment-refractory recurrent brain tumors.
J Neurooncol. 2009 May 26;94(1):1-19. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9919-z. PMID: 19468690. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Turner CD, Chordas CA, Liptak CC, Rey-Casserly C, Delaney BL, Ullrich NJ, Goumnerova LC, Scott RM, Begley HC, Fletcher WJ, Yao X, Chi S, Kieran MW.
Medical, psychological, cognitive and educational late-effects in pediatric low-grade glioma survivors treated with surgery only.
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 May 28;53(3):417-23. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22081. PMID: 19479971. Observational study. ˍ

Fouladi M, Gururangan S, Moghrabi A, Phillips P, Gronewold L, Wallace D, Sanford RA, Gajjar A, Kun LE, Heideman R.
Carboplatin-based primary chemotherapy for infants and young children with CNS tumors.
Cancer. 2009 May 29;115(14):3243-53. doi: 10.1002/cncr.24362. PMID: 19484793. Observational study. ˍ

Iwamoto FM, Cooper AR, Reiner AS, Nayak L, Abrey LE.
Glioblastoma in the elderly: the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Experience (1997-2007).
Cancer. 2009 May 29;115(16):3758-66. doi: 10.1002/cncr.24413. PMID: 19484785. Observational study. ˍ

Rueckriegel SM, Blankenburg F, Henze G, Baqué H, Driever PH.
Loss of fine motor function correlates with ataxia and decline of cognition in cerebellar tumor survivors.
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 May 29;53(3):424-31. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22104. PMID: 19484752. Observational study. ˍ