Current Neuro-Oncology

Volume 11 Number 8
31 August 2009

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Asano K, Nakano T, Takeda T, Ohkuma H.
Risk factors for postoperative systemic complications in elderly patients with brain tumors. Clinical article.
J Neurosurg. 2009 Aug;111(2):258-64. doi: 10.3171/2008.10.17669. PMID: 19267534. Observational study. ˍ

Chaichana KL, Parker SL, Olivi A, Quiñones-Hinojosa A.
Long-term seizure outcomes in adult patients undergoing primary resection of malignant brain astrocytomas. Clinical article.
J Neurosurg. 2009 Aug;111(2):282-92. doi: 10.3171/2009.2.JNS081132. PMID: 19344222. Observational study. ˍ

Chang EF, Clark A, Jensen RL, Bernstein M, Guha A, Carrabba G, Mukhopadhyay D, Kim W, Liau LM, Chang SM, Smith JS, Berger MS, McDermott MW.
Multiinstitutional validation of the University of California at San Francisco Low-Grade Glioma Prognostic Scoring System. Clinical article.
J Neurosurg. 2009 Aug;111(2):203-10. doi: 10.3171/2009.2.JNS081101. PMID: 19267536. Observational study. ˍ

Duffau H, Moritz-Gasser S, Gatignol P.
Functional outcome after language mapping for insular World Health Organization Grade II gliomas in the dominant hemisphere: experience with 24 patients.
Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Aug;27(2):E7. doi: 10.3171/2009.5.FOCUS0938. PMID: 19645563. Observational study. ˍ

*El-Hateer H, Souhami L, Roberge D, Maestro RD, Leblanc R, Eldebawy E, Muanza T, Melançon D, Kavan P, Guiot MC.
Low-grade oligodendroglioma: an indolent but incurable disease? Clinical article.
J Neurosurg. 2009 Aug;111(2):265-71. doi: 10.3171/2008.11.JNS08983. PMID: 19284232. Observational study. ˍ

Ortega-Lozano SJ, del Valle-Torres DM, Gómez-Río M, Llamas-Elvira JM.
Thallium-201 SPECT in brain gliomas: Quantitative assessment in differential diagnosis between tumor recurrence and radionecrosis.
Clin Nucl Med. 2009 Aug;34(8):503-5. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e3181abb604. PMID: 19617726. Observational study. ˍ

Phi JH, Chung CK.
Brain tumors in the mesial temporal lobe: long-term oncological outcome.
Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Aug;27(2):E5. doi: 10.3171/2009.5.FOCUS09106. PMID: 19645561. Observational study. ˍ

Ruban D, Byrne RW, Kanner A, Smith M, Cochran EJ, Roh D, Whisler WW.
Chronic epilepsy associated with temporal tumors: long-term surgical outcome.
Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Aug;27(2):E6. doi: 10.3171/2009.5.FOCUS0998. PMID: 19645562. Observational study. ˍ

von Lehe M, Schramm J.
Gliomas of the cingulate gyrus: surgical management and functional outcome.
Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Aug;27(2):E9. doi: 10.3171/2009.6.FOCUS09104. PMID: 19645564. Observational study. ˍ

Fallah A, Banglawala SM, Provias J, Jha NK.
Extra-axial medulloblastoma in the cerebellopontine angle.
Can J Surg. 2009 Aug 1;52(4):E101-E102. PMID: 19680492. Case report. ˍ

Ibrahim I, Young CA, Larner AJ.
Fornix damage from solitary subependymal giant cell astrocytoma causing postoperative amnesic syndrome.
Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2009 Aug 1;70(8):478-9. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2009.70.8.43545. PMID: 19684542. Case report. ˍ

Jalali R, Raut N, Arora B, Gupta T, Dutta D, Munshi A, Sarin R, Kurkure P.
Prospective evaluation of radiotherapy with concurrent and adjuvant temozolomide in children with newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Aug 3;77(1):113-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.04.031. PMID: 19647954. Interventional study. ˍ

Fabrini MG, Perrone F, De Franco L, Pasqualetti F, Grespi S, Vannozzi R, Cionini L.
Perioperative high-dose-rate brachytherapy in the treatment of recurrent malignant gliomas.
Strahlenther Onkol. 2009 Aug 4;185(8):524-9. doi: 10.1007/s00066-009-1965-0. PMID: 19652936. Observational study. ˍ
Erratum in: Strahlenther Onkol. 2009 Oct 6;185(10):703. ˍ

*Glantz M, Kesari S, Recht L, Fleischhack G, Van Horn A.
Understanding the origins of gliomas and developing novel therapies: cerebrospinal fluid and subventricular zone interplay.
Semin Oncol. 2009 Aug 4;36(4 Suppl 2):S17-24. doi: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2009.05.003. PMID: 19660679. Perspective. ˍ

Kappadakunnel M, Eskin A, Dong J, Nelson SF, Mischel PS, Liau LM, Ngheimphu P, Lai A, Cloughesy TF, Goldin J, Pope WB.
Stem cell associated gene expression in glioblastoma multiforme: relationship to survival and the subventricular zone.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Aug 5;96(3):359-67. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9983-4. PMID: 19655089. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Mellai M, Caldera V, Annovazzi L, Chiò A, Lanotte M, Cassoni P, Finocchiaro G, Schiffer D.
MGMT promoter hypermethylation in a series of 104 glioblastomas.
Cancer Genomics Proteomics. 2009 Aug 5;6(4):219-27. PMID: 19656999. Observational study. ˍ

Sogawa Y, Kan L, Levy AS, Maytal J, Shinnar S.
The use of antiepileptic drugs in pediatric brain tumor patients.
Pediatr Neurol. 2009 Aug 5;41(3):192-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2009.03.013. PMID: 19664535. Observational study. ˍ

Liu AK, Brandon J, Foreman NK, Fenton LZ.
Conventional MRI at presentation does not predict clinical response to radiation therapy in children with diffuse pontine glioma.
Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Aug 6;39(12):1317-20. doi: 10.1007/s00247-009-1368-5. PMID: 19657635. Observational study. ˍ

Seiz M, Kohlhof P, Brockmann MA, Neumaier-Probst E, Hermes P, von Deimling A, Vajkoczy P, Schmieder K, Tuettenberg J.
First experiences with low-dose anti-angiogenic treatment in gliomatosis cerebri with signs of angiogenic activity.
Anticancer Res. 2009 Aug 6;29(8):3261-7. PMID: 19661344. Observational study. ˍ

*Pearl PL.
Neurological problems of jazz legends.
J Child Neurol. 2009 Aug 7;24(8):1037-42. doi: 10.1177/0883073809332765. PMID: 19666887. Case report. ˍ

Berrocal A, Perez Segura P, Gil M, Balaña C, Garcia Lopez J, Yaya R, Rodríguez J, Reynes G, Gallego O, Iglesias L; GENOM Cooperative Group.
Extended-schedule dose-dense temozolomide in refractory gliomas.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Aug 8;96(3):417-22. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9980-7. PMID: 19669096. Interventional study. ˍ

Douw L, Klein M, Fagel SS, van den Heuvel J, Taphoorn MJ, Aaronson NK, Postma TJ, Vandertop WP, Mooij JJ, Boerman RH, Beute GN, Sluimer JD, Slotman BJ, Reijneveld JC, Heimans JJ.
Cognitive and radiological effects of radiotherapy in patients with low-grade glioma: long-term follow-up.
Lancet Neurol. 2009 Aug 8;8(9):810-8. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(09)70204-2. PMID: 19665931. Observational study. ˍ

Lwu S, Hamilton MG, Forsyth PA, Cairncross JG, Parney IF.
Use of peri-operative anti-epileptic drugs in patients with newly diagnosed high grade malignant glioma: a single center experience.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Aug 8;96(3):403-8. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9977-2. PMID: 19669097. Observational study. ˍ

Groves MD, Puduvalli VK, Gilbert MR, Levin VA, Conrad CA, Liu VH, Hunter K, Meyers C, Hess KR, Alfred Yung WK.
Two phase II trials of temozolomide with interferon-alpha2b (pegylated and non-pegylated) in patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme.
Br J Cancer. 2009 Aug 11;101(4):615-20. doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6605189. PMID: 19672263. Interventional study. ˍ

Morganti AG, Balducci M, Salvati M, Esposito V, Romanelli P, Ferro M, Calista F, Digesù C, Macchia G, Ianiri M, Deodato F, Cilla S, Piermattei A, Valentini V, Cellini N, Cantore GP.
A phase I dose-escalation study (ISIDE-BT-1) of accelerated IMRT with temozolomide in patients with glioblastoma.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Aug 14;77(1):92-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.04.064. PMID: 19683876. Interventional study. ˍ

Radogna F, Nuccitelli S, Mengoni F, Ghibelli L.
Neuroprotection by melatonin on astrocytoma cell death.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009 Aug 15;1171:509-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.04900.x. PMID: 19723097. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

*Johnson AH, Jordan C, Mazewski CM.
Off-therapy headaches in pediatric brain tumor patients: a retrospective review.
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2009 Aug 17;26(6):354-61. doi: 10.1177/1043454209340323. PMID: 19687465. Observational study. ˍ

*Carlson BL, Grogan PT, Mladek AC, Schroeder MA, Kitange GJ, Decker PA, Giannini C, Wu W, Ballman KA, James CD, Sarkaria JN.
Radiosensitizing effects of temozolomide observed in vivo only in a subset of O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase methylated glioblastoma multiforme xenografts.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Aug 18;75(1):212-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.04.026. PMID: 19695438. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Dresemann G, Weller M, Rosenthal MA, Wedding U, Wagner W, Engel E, Heinrich B, Mayer-Steinacker R, Karup-Hansen A, Fluge O, Nowak A, Mehdorn M, Schleyer E, Krex D, Olver IN, Steinbach JP, Hosius C, Sieder C, Sorenson G, Parker R, Nikolova Z.
Imatinib in combination with hydroxyurea versus hydroxyurea alone as oral therapy in patients with progressive pretreated glioblastoma resistant to standard dose temozolomide.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Aug 18;96(3):393-402. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9976-3. PMID: 19688297. Interventional study. ˍ

Grabenbauer GG, Gerber KD, Ganslandt O, Richter A, Klautke G, Birkmann J, Meyer M.
Effects of concurrent topotecan and radiation on 6-month progression-free survival in the primary treatment of glioblastoma multiforme.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Aug 18;75(1):164-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.04.015. PMID: 19695435. Interventional study. ˍ

Korah MP, Esiashvili N, Mazewski CM, Hudgins RJ, Tighiouart M, Janss AJ, Schwaibold FP, Crocker IR, Curran WJ Jr, Marcus RB Jr.
Incidence, risks, and sequelae of posterior fossa syndrome in pediatric medulloblastoma.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Aug 19;77(1):106-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.04.058. PMID: 19695790. Observational study. ˍ

Mehta RI, Cutler AR, Lasky JL 3rd, Yong WH, Lerner JT, Hirota BK, Salamon N, Mathern GW, Vinters HV.
"Primary" leptomeningeal medulloblastoma.
Hum Pathol. 2009 Aug 19;40(11):1661-5. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2009.04.024. PMID: 19695677. Case report. ˍ

Mizumoto M, Tsuboi K, Igaki H, Yamamoto T, Takano S, Oshiro Y, Hayashi Y, Hashii H, Kanemoto A, Nakayama H, Sugahara S, Sakurai H, Matsumura A, Tokuuye K.
Phase I/II trial of hyperfractionated concomitant boost proton radiotherapy for supratentorial glioblastoma multiforme.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Aug 19;77(1):98-105. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.04.054. PMID: 19695794. Interventional study. ˍ

Roland JT Jr, Cosetti M, Liebman T, Waltzman S, Allen JC.
Cochlear implantation following treatment for medulloblastoma.
Laryngoscope. 2009 Aug 19;120(1):139-43. doi: 10.1002/lary.20669. PMID: 19693928. Observational study. ˍ

Li S, Zhang W, Chen B, Jiang T, Wang Z.
Prognostic and predictive value of p53 in low MGMT expressing glioblastoma treated with surgery, radiation and adjuvant temozolomide chemotherapy.
Neurol Res. 2009 Aug 21;32(7):690-4. doi: 10.1179/016164109X12478302362536. PMID: 19703338. Observational study. ˍ

Han YG, Kim HJ, Dlugosz AA, Ellison DW, Gilbertson RJ, Alvarez-Buylla A.
Dual and opposing roles of primary cilia in medulloblastoma development.
Nat Med. 2009 Aug 23;15(9):1062-5. doi: 10.1038/nm.2020. PMID: 19701203. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

*Balducci M, D'Agostino GR, Manfrida S, De Renzi F, Colicchio G, Apicella G, Mangiola A, Fiorentino A, Frascino V, Mantini G, De Bari B, Pompucci A, Valentini V, Anile C, Cellini N.
Radiotherapy and concomitant temozolomide during the first and last weeks in high grade gliomas: long-term analysis of a phase II study.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Aug 25;97(1):95-100. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9997-y. PMID: 19705066. Interventional study. ˍ

Iwamoto FM, Reiner AS, Nayak L, Panageas KS, Elkin EB, Abrey LE.
Prognosis and patterns of care in elderly patients with glioma.
Cancer. 2009 Aug 25;115(23):5534-40. doi: 10.1002/cncr.24612. PMID: 19708033. Observational study. ˍ

Jensen TR, Schmainda KM.
Computer-aided detection of brain tumor invasion using multiparametric MRI.
J Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Aug 26;30(3):481-9. doi: 10.1002/jmri.21878. PMID: 19711398. Observational study. ˍ

Barresi V, Buttarelli FR, Vitarelli EE, Arcella A, Antonelli M, Giangaspero F.
Caveolin-1 expression in diffuse gliomas: correlation with the proliferation index, epidermal growth factor receptor, p53, and 1p/19q status.
Hum Pathol. 2009 Aug 27;40(12):1738-46. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2009.04.026. PMID: 19716156. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Hlaihel C, Guilloton L, Guyotat J, Streichenberger N, Honnorat J, Cotton F.
Predictive value of multimodality MRI using conventional, perfusion, and spectroscopy MR in anaplastic transformation of low-grade oligodendrogliomas.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Aug 29;97(1):73-80. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9991-4. PMID: 19727562. Observational study. ˍ

Hilverda K, Bosma I, Heimans JJ, Postma TJ, Peter Vandertop W, Slotman BJ, Buter J, Reijneveld JC, Klein M.
Cognitive functioning in glioblastoma patients during radiotherapy and temozolomide treatment: initial findings.
J Neurooncol. 2009 Aug 30;97(1):89-94. doi: 10.1007/s11060-009-9993-2. PMID: 19718545. Observational study. ˍ

Friedman HS, Prados MD, Wen PY, Mikkelsen T, Schiff D, Abrey LE, Yung WK, Paleologos N, Nicholas MK, Jensen R, Vredenburgh J, Huang J, Zheng M, Cloughesy T.
Bevacizumab alone and in combination with irinotecan in recurrent glioblastoma.
J Clin Oncol. 2009 Aug 31;27(28):4733-40. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2008.19.8721. PMID: 19720927. Interventional study. ˍ