Volume 18 Number 7
31 July 2016

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Bansal S, Borkar SA, Suri A, Sharma MC, Mahapatra AK.
Medullomyoblastoma: A rare case in an unusual location in an atypical age group.
Asian J Neurosurg. 2016 Jul-Sep;11(3):315-6
. Doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.144167? PMID: 27366275. Case report. ˍ

Kumar S, Handa A, Jha DK, Choudhary A.
Supratentorial metastasis of medulloblastoma in adults.
Asian J Neurosurg. 2016 Jul-Sep;11(3):320
. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.149993? PMID: 27366282. Case report. ˍ

Baris MM, Celik AO, Gezer NS, Ada E.
Role of mass effect, tumor volume and peritumoral edema volume in the differential diagnosis of primary brain tumor and metastasis.
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 Jul 4, 2016;148:67-71
. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2016.07.008. PMID: 27428485. Observational study. ˍ

Blumenthal DT, Yalon M, Vainer GW, Lossos A, Yust S, Tzach L, Cagnano E, Limon D, Bokstein F.
Pembrolizumab: first experience with recurrent primary central nervous system (CNS) tumors.
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 4. 2016;129(3):453-460
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2190-1. PMID: 27377654. Observational study. ˍ

Knudsen-Baas KM, Engeland A, Gilhus NE, Storstein AM, Owe JF.
Does the choice of antiepileptic drug affect survival in glioblastoma patients?
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 4, 2016;129(3):461-469
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2191-0. PMID: 27377653. Observational study. ˍ

Gokce-Samar Z, Beuriat PA, Faure-Conter C, Carrie C, Chabaud S, Claude L, Di Rocco F, Mottolese C, Szathmari A, Chabert C, Frappaz D.
Pre-radiation chemotherapy improves survival in pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2016 Jul 5, 2016;32(8):1415-23
. doi: 10.1007/s00381-016-3153-8. PMID: 27379495. Observational study. ˍ

Tully PA, Gogos AJ, Love C, Liew D, Drummond KJ, Morokoff AP.
Reoperation for Recurrent Glioblastoma and Its Association With Survival Benefit.
Neurosurgery. 2016 Jul 6, 2016;79(5):678-689
. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000001338. PMID: 27409404. Observational study; ˍ

Bhavsar S, Hagan K, Arunkumar R, Potylchansky Y, Grasu R, Dang A, Carlson R, Cowels C, Arnold B, Rahlfs TF, Lipski I, Walsh C, Nguyen AT, Feng L, Cata JP.
Preoperative statin use is not associated with improvement in survival after glioblastoma surgery.
J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Jul 7, 2016;31:176-80
. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2016.03.010. PMID: 27396375. Observational study. ˍ

de Eulate-Beramendi SA, Piña-Batista KM, Rodrigo V, Torres-Rivas HE, Rial-Basalo JC.
Multicentric spinal cord and brain glioblastoma without previous craniotomy.
Surg Neurol Int. 2016 Jul 7, 2016;7(Suppl 17):S492-4
. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.185785. PMID: 27512613. Case report. ˍ

Karatas Y, Cengiz SL, Ustun ME.
A case of symptomatic synchronous cervical and cerebellar metastasis after resection of thoracal metastasis from temporal glioblastoma multiforme without any local recurrence.
Asian J Neurosurg. 2016 Jul 7, 2016;11(4):452
. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.145047? PMID: 27695566. Case report. ˍ

Nolen SC, Lee B, Shantharam S, Yu HJ, Su L, Billimek J, Bota DA.
The effects of sequential treatments on hippocampal volumes in malignant glioma patients.
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 8, 2016;129(3):433-441
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2188-8. PMID: 27393350. Observational study. ˍ

Kawaguchi T, Sonoda Y, Shibahara I, Saito R, Kanamori M, Kumabe T, Tominaga T.
Impact of gross total resection in patients with WHO grade III glioma harboring the IDH 1/2 mutation without the 1p/19q co-deletion.
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 11, 2016;129(3):505-514. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2201-2. PMID: 27401154. Observational study. ˍ

Riva M, Casarotti A, Comi A, Pessina F, Bello L.
Brain and Music: An Intraoperative Stimulation Mapping Study of a Professional Opera Singer.
World Neurosurg. 2016 Jul 11, 2016;93:486.e13-8
. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.06.130. PMID: 27418534. Case report. ˍ

Shin JY, Diaz AZ.
Anaplastic astrocytoma: prognostic factors and survival in 4807 patients with emphasis on receipt and impact of adjuvant therapy.
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 11, 2016;129(3):557-565
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2210-1. PMID: 27401155. Observational study. ˍ

Beuriat PA, Szathmari A, Di Rocco F, Kanold J, Mottolese C, Frappaz D.
Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma in Children: Document or Treat?
World Neurosurg. 2016 Jul 12, 2016;93:485.e11-4
. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.07.011. PMID: 27422681. Case report. ˍ

Gately L, Collins A, Murphy M, Dowling A.
Age alone is not a predictor for survival in glioblastoma.
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 12, 2016;129(3):479-485
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2194-x. PMID: 27406585. Observational study. ˍ

Weathers SP, Han X, Liu DD, Conrad CA, Gilbert MR, Loghin ME, O'Brien BJ, Penas-Prado M, Puduvalli VK, Tremont-Lukats I, Colen RR, Yung WK, de Groot JF.
A randomized phase II trial of standard dose bevacizumab versus low dose bevacizumab plus lomustine (CCNU) in adults with recurrent glioblastoma.
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 12, 2016;129(3):487-494
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2195-9. PMID: 27406589. Interventional study. ˍ

Xing Y, Wang Y, Wang S, Wang X, Fan D, Zhou D, An J.
Human cytomegalovirus infection contributes to glioma disease progression via upregulating endocan expression.
Transl Res. 2016 Jul 12, 2016 Nov;177:113-126
. doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2016.06.008. PMID: 27474433. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Gessi M, Pietsch T.
Deciphering the real incidence of medulloblastoma with extensive nodularity in adult patients.
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 13, 2016;130(1):237-238
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2215-9. PMID: 27412001. Letter to the Editor. ˍ
Refers to: Franceschi E, et al., Adjuvant chemotherapy in adult medulloblastoma: is it an option for average-risk patients?
J Neurooncol. 2016 Mar 3, 2016;128(2):235-40
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2097-x. PMID: 26940908. Observational study. ˍ

Imber BS, Kanungo I, Braunstein S, Barani IJ, Fogh SE, Nakamura JL, Berger MS, Chang EF, Molinaro AM, Cabrera JR, McDermott MW, Sneed PK, Aghi MK.
Indications and Efficacy of Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Recurrent Glioblastoma: 2 Decades of Institutional Experience.
Neurosurgery. 2016 Jul 13, 2017;80(1):129-139
. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000001344. PMID: 27428784. Observational study. ˍ

Lasocki A, Gaillard F, Tacey MA, Drummond KJ, Stuckey SL.
The incidence and significance of multicentric noncontrast-enhancing lesions distant from a histologically-proven glioblastoma.
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 13, 2016;129(3):471-478
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2193-y. PMID: 27412000. Observational study. ˍ

Daverey A, Agrawal SK.
Curcumin alleviates oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction in astrocytes.
Neuroscience. 2016 Jul 14, 2016;333:92-103
. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.07.012. PMID: 27423629. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Suchorska B, Hamisch C, Treuer H, Mahnkopf K, Lehrke RE, Kocher M, Ruge MI, Voges J.
Stereotactic brachytherapy using iodine 125 seeds for the treatment of primary and recurrent anaplastic glioma WHO° III.
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 15, 2016;130(1):123-131
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2214-x. PMID: 27422129. Observational study. ˍ

Sabel M, Fleischhack G, Tippelt S, Gustafsson G, Doz F, Kortmann R, Massimino M, Navajas A, von Hoff K, Rutkowski S, Warmuth-Metz M, Clifford SC, Pietsch T, Pizer B, Lannering B; SIOP-E Brain Tumour Group.
Relapse patterns and outcome after relapse in standard risk medulloblastoma: a report from the HIT-SIOP-PNET4 study.
J Neurooncol. 2016 Jul 16, 2016;129(3):515-524
. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2202-1. PMID: 27423645. Interventional study. ˍ

Alvarez-Pinzon AM, Wolf AL, Swedberg H, Coy SR, Valerio JE.
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma (PCNSL): Analysis of Treatment by Gamma Knife Radiosurgery and Chemotherapy in a Prospective, Observational Study.
Cureus. 2016 Jul 18;8(7):e697
. doi: 10.7759/cureus.697. PMID: 27570717. Observational study. ˍ

Barajas RF Jr, Butowski NA, Phillips JJ, Aghi MK, Berger MS, Chang SM, Cha S.
The Development of Reduced Diffusion Following Bevacizumab Therapy Identifies Regions of Recurrent Disease in Patients with High-grade Glioma.
Acad Radiol. 2016 Jul 18, 2016;23(9):1073-82
. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2016.04.004. PMID: 27443507. Observational study. ˍ

Kim C, Kim HS, Shim WH, Choi CG, Kim SJ, Kim JH.
Recurrent Glioblastoma: Combination of High Cerebral Blood Flow with MGMT Promoter Methylation Is Associated with Benefit from Low-Dose Temozolomide Rechallenge at First Recurrence.
Radiology. 2016 Jul 18, 2017;282(1):212-221
. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2016152152. PMID: 27428890. Observational study. ˍ

Gupta A, Kumar A, Abrari A, Patir R, Vaishya S.
Successful Use of Dose Dense Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Sodium Valproate with Minimal Toxicity in an Infant with Medulloblastoma in Extremely Poor General Condition.
World Neurosurg. 2016 Jul 20, 2016;93:485.e1-5
. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.07.044. PMID: 27450977. Case report. ˍ

Murai S, Ichikawa T, Kurozumi K, Shimazu Y, Oka T, Otani Y, Shimizu T, Date I.
Quantitative analysis of brain edema in patients with malignant glioma treated with BCNU wafers.
J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Jul 21, 2016 Nov;33:148-153
. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2016.03.042. PMID: 27452129. Observational study. ˍ

Miyata K, Hori T, Yamakawa K, Takasu M, Hayakawa T, Shimomura Y, Iwata A, Okumura A, Nakura T, Jyoko M, Mori Y, Takahashi E, Hirato J.
Medulloblastoma with epithelioid features in the cerebellar vermis.
Pediatr Int. 2016 Jul 24, 2016;58(9):908-12
. doi: 10.1111/ped.12998. PMID: 27452626. Case report. ˍ

Alexandru O, Georgescu AM, Ene L, Purcaru SO, Serban F, Popescu A, Brindusa C, Tataranu LG, Ciubotaru V, Dricu A.
The effect of curcumin on low-passage glioblastoma cells in vitro.
J Cancer Res Ther. 2016 Jul 25, 2016;12(2):1025-32
. doi: 10.4103/0973-1482.167609. PMID: 27461692. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Park KJ, Yu MO, Park DH, Park JY, Chung YG, Kang SH.
Role of vincristine in the inhibition of angiogenesis in glioblastoma.
Neurol Res. 2016 Jul 25, 2016;38(10):871-9
. doi: 10.1080/01616412.2016.1211231. PMID: 27472259. Laboratory investigation. ˍ

Carter T, Shaw H, Mulholland P.
Combining Ipilimumab and Bevacizumab in Glioblastoma: Is it Really Safe and Effective? Author Response.
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2016 Jul 27, 2016;28(10):664
. doi: 10.1016/j.clon.2016.07.009 . Comment. ˍ
Refers to: Tini P, et al., Combining Ipilimumab and Bevacizumab in Glioblastoma is Really Safe and Effective? Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2016 Jun 18, 2016;28(10):663. doi: 10.1016/j.clon.2016.06.003. PMID: 27329252. Comment. ˍ
In turn referring to: Carter T, et al., Ipilimumab and Bevacizumab in Glioblastoma. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2016 May 8, 2016;28(10):622-626. doi: 10.1016/j.clon.2016.04.042. PMID: 27169593. Interventional study. ˍ

Splavski B, Muzevic D, Ladenhauser-Palijan T, Splavski B Jr.
Primary Central Nervous System Anaplastic Large T-cell Lymphoma.
Med Arch. 2016 Jul 27;70(4):311-313
. doi: 10.5455/medarh.2016.70.311-313. PMID: 27703297. Case report. ˍ

Bertaut A, Truntzer C, Madkouri R, Kaderbhai CG, Derangère V, Vincent J, Chauffert B, Aubriot-Lorton MH, Farah W, Mourier KL, Boidot R, Ghiringhelli F.
Blood baseline neutrophil count predicts bevacizumab efficacy in glioblastoma.
Oncotarget. 2016 Jul 28, 2016;7(43):70948-70958
. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.10898. PMID: 27487142. Observational study. ˍ

Rutkowski MJ, Oh T, Niflioglu GG, Safaee M, Tihan T, Parsa AT.
Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma with anaplastic features: a retrospective case series.
World Neurosurg. 2016 Jul 28, 2016;95:368-374
. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.07.068. PMID: 27476694. Observational study. ˍ

Regazzo G, Terrenato I, Spagnuolo M, Carosi M, Cognetti G, Cicchillitti L, Sperati F, Villani V, Carapella C, Piaggio G, Pelosi A, Rizzo MG.
A restricted signature of serum miRNAs distinguishes glioblastoma from lower grade gliomas.
J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Jul 30;35(1):124
. doi: 10.1186/s13046-016-0393-0. PMID: 27476114. Laboratory investigation. ˍ