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1. García-Purriños FJ, Rosell Cervilla A, Lemberg P, Calvo Moya J: [Nasal malignant meningioma]. Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp; 2005 Oct;56(8):373-5
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  • [Title] [Nasal malignant meningioma].
  • [Transliterated title] Meningioma maligno nasal. manejo de un caso y revisión de la literatura.
  • There are no statistics regarding ectopic malignant meningiomas, but they are considered extremely rare.
  • We present a patient with a malignant meningioma of the etmoidal sinus, his treatment and the evolution over a five year period.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / pathology. Nose Neoplasms / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 16285437.001).
  • [ISSN] 0001-6519
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta otorrinolaringológica española
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp
  • [Language] spa
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Spain
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2. Goutagny S, Yang HW, Zucman-Rossi J, Chan J, Dreyfuss JM, Park PJ, Black PM, Giovannini M, Carroll RS, Kalamarides M: Genomic profiling reveals alternative genetic pathways of meningioma malignant progression dependent on the underlying NF2 status. Clin Cancer Res; 2010 Aug 15;16(16):4155-64
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  • [Title] Genomic profiling reveals alternative genetic pathways of meningioma malignant progression dependent on the underlying NF2 status.
  • Clinical data supporting histologic malignant progression of meningiomas are sparse and underlying molecular mechanisms are not clearly depicted.
  • EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN: We identified genetic alterations associated with histologic progression of 36 paired meningioma samples in 18 patients using 500K SNP genotyping arrays and NF2 gene sequencing.
  • RESULTS: The most frequent chromosome alterations observed in progressing meningioma samples are early alterations (i.e., present both in lower- and higher-grade samples of a single patient).
  • In our series, NF2 gene inactivation was an early and frequent event in progressing meningioma samples (73%).
  • Chromosome alterations acquired during progression from grade I to grade II meningioma were not recurrent.
  • [MeSH-major] Genes, Neurofibromatosis 2. Meningeal Neoplasms / genetics. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / genetics. Meningioma / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Disease Progression. Female. Gene Dosage. Gene Expression. Gene Expression Profiling. Genotype. Humans. Loss of Heterozygosity. Male. Middle Aged. Mutation. Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis. Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide. Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction

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  • (PMID = 20682713.001).
  • [ISSN] 1078-0432
  • [Journal-full-title] Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Clin. Cancer Res.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
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3. Zhou K, Wang G, Wang Y, Jin H, Yang S, Liu C: The potential involvement of E-cadherin and beta-catenins in meningioma. PLoS One; 2010;5(6):e11231
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  • [Title] The potential involvement of E-cadherin and beta-catenins in meningioma.
  • OBJECTIVE: To investigate the potential involvements of E-cadherin and beta-catenin in meningioma.
  • METHODS: Immunohistochemistry staining was performed on samples from patients with meningioma.
  • The expression of E-cadherin and beta-catenin in meningioma was analyzed by its relationship with WHO2007 grading, invasion, peritumoral edema and postoperative recurrence.
  • RESULTS: The positive rates of E-cadherin in meningioma WHO I, II, III were 92.69%, 33.33% and 0, respectively, (P<0.05); while the positive rates of beta-catenin in meningioma WHO I, II, III were 82.93%, 33.33% and 20.00%, respectively, (P<0.05).
  • The positive rate of E-cadherin in meningioma without invasion (94.12%) was higher than that with invasion (46.67%) (P<0.05).
  • The difference in the positive rate of beta-catenin between meningioma without invasion (88.24%) and meningioma with invasion (33.33%, P<0.05) was also statically significant.
  • The positive rates of E-cadherin in meningioma with peritumoral edema 0, 1, 2, 3 were 93.75%, 85.71%, 60.00% and 0 respectively, (P<0.05); the positive rates of beta-catenin in meningioma with peritumoral edema 0, 1, 2, 3 were 87.50%, 85.71%, 30.00% and 0 respectively, (P<0.01).
  • The positive rates of E- cadherin in meningioma with postoperative recurrence were 33.33%, and the positive rate with postoperative non-recurrence was 90.00% (P<0.01).
  • The positive rates of beta-catenin in meningioma with postoperative recurrence and non-recurrence were 11.11%, 85.00%, respectively (P<0.01).
  • CONCLUSION: The expression levels of E- cadherin and beta-catenin correlated closely to the WHO 2007 grading criteria for meningioma.
  • In atypical or malignant meningioma, the expression levels of E-cadherin and beta-catenin were significantly lower.
  • The expression levels of E- cadherin and beta-catenin were also closely correlated with the invasion status of meningioma, the size of the peritumoral edema and the recurrent probabilities of the meningioma, all in an inverse correlationship.
  • Taken together, the present study provided novel molecular targets in clinical treatments to meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Cadherins / metabolism. Meningioma / metabolism. beta Catenin / metabolism
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Edema / complications. Female. Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Invasiveness. Postoperative Period. Recurrence. Time Factors. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 20574529.001).
  • [ISSN] 1932-6203
  • [Journal-full-title] PloS one
  • [ISO-abbreviation] PLoS ONE
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Cadherins; 0 / beta Catenin
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ PMC2888586
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4. Andersson U, Osterman P, Sjöström S, Johansen C, Henriksson R, Brännström T, Broholm H, Christensen HC, Ahlbom A, Auvinen A, Feychting M, Lönn S, Kiuru A, Swerdlow A, Schoemaker M, Roos G, Malmer B: MNS16A minisatellite genotypes in relation to risk of glioma and meningioma and to glioblastoma outcome. Int J Cancer; 2009 Aug 15;125(4):968-72
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  • [Title] MNS16A minisatellite genotypes in relation to risk of glioma and meningioma and to glioblastoma outcome.
  • The human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) gene is upregulated in a majority of malignant tumours.
  • The present population-based study in the Nordic countries and the United Kingdom evaluated brain-tumour risk and survival in relation to MNS16A minisatellite variants in 648 glioma cases, 473 meningioma cases and 1,359 age, sex and geographically matched controls.
  • Relative risk of glioma or meningioma was estimated with logistic regression adjusting for age, sex and country.
  • The MNS16A genotype was not associated with risk of occurrence of glioma, glioblastoma (GBM) or meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Glioblastoma / genetics. Meningeal Neoplasms / genetics. Meningioma / genetics. Minisatellite Repeats / genetics
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Case-Control Studies. Female. Genotype. Great Britain. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Prognosis. Telomerase / genetics. Treatment Outcome. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 19405125.001).
  • [ISSN] 1097-0215
  • [Journal-full-title] International journal of cancer
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Int. J. Cancer
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Comparative Study; Journal Article; Multicenter Study; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] EC 2.7.7.49 / TERT protein, human; EC 2.7.7.49 / Telomerase
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5. Yang X, Gao X, Wang S: Primary mediastinal malignant meningioma. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg; 2009 Jul;36(1):217-8
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  • [Title] Primary mediastinal malignant meningioma.
  • There has not been any official report regarding primary mediastinal malignant meningioma until today.
  • Because of its rarity and potential value, we report here a case of primary mediastinal malignant meningioma, which turns out to be the first reported case of this type of meningioma.
  • The clinical features, treatment plans, pathological findings, as well as prognosis of a case of primary mediastinal malignant meningioma were carefully analyzed and the literature on ectopic meningioma was reviewed.
  • The diagnosis of ectopic meningioma can only be established based on microscopic and immunohistochemical findings.
  • Surgery is the treatment of choice for ectopic meningioma and postoperative radiotherapy should be managed for patients with suspected invasive meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Mediastinal Neoplasms / radiography. Meningioma / radiography
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Humans. Male. Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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  • (PMID = 19410481.001).
  • [ISSN] 1873-734X
  • [Journal-full-title] European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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6. Garcia-Conde M, Roldan-Delgado H, Martel-Barth-Hansen D, Manzano-Sanz C: Anaplastic transformation of an atypical intraventricular meningioma with metastases to the liver: case report. Neurocirugia (Astur); 2009 Dec;20(6):541-9
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  • [Title] Anaplastic transformation of an atypical intraventricular meningioma with metastases to the liver: case report.
  • OBJECTIVE: Malignant intraventricular meningiomas are very rare.
  • We present herein the first case of a malignant intraventricular meningioma with extraneural metastases.
  • Histological examination demonstrated an atypical meningioma.
  • Histological examination showed anaplastic meningioma.
  • Biopsy was consistent with liver metastases of a malignant meningioma.
  • CONCLUSION: Malignant intraventricular meningiomas are prone to recur and develop metastases, mainly through the CSF.
  • Therefore, when systemic deterioration occurs in a patient with a malignant intraventricular meningioma, metastases to extraneural organs such as the liver must be ruled out.
  • [MeSH-major] Anaplasia / pathology. Liver Neoplasms / secondary. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Fatal Outcome. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods. Male. Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods

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  • (PMID = 19967319.001).
  • [ISSN] 1130-1473
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurocirugía (Asturias, Spain)
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurocirugia (Astur)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Spain
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7. Kim EY, Weon YC, Kim ST, Kim HJ, Byun HS, Lee JI, Kim JH: Rhabdoid meningioma: clinical features and MR imaging findings in 15 patients. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol; 2007 Sep;28(8):1462-5
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  • [Title] Rhabdoid meningioma: clinical features and MR imaging findings in 15 patients.
  • BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Rhabdoid meningioma (RM) is a recently described variant of malignant meningioma, with radiologic features currently not well characterized in the medical literature.
  • [MeSH-major] Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningeal Neoplasms / physiopathology. Meningioma / diagnosis. Meningioma / physiopathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Cysts / diagnosis. Edema / chemically induced. Edema / etiology. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Hyperostosis / diagnosis. Hyperostosis / etiology. Male. Middle Aged. Neurosurgical Procedures. Radiotherapy, Adjuvant. Retrospective Studies. Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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  • (PMID = 17846191.001).
  • [ISSN] 0195-6108
  • [Journal-full-title] AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] AJNR Am J Neuroradiol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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8. Norden AD, Raizer JJ, Abrey LE, Lamborn KR, Lassman AB, Chang SM, Yung WK, Gilbert MR, Fine HA, Mehta M, Deangelis LM, Cloughesy TF, Robins HI, Aldape K, Dancey J, Prados MD, Lieberman F, Wen PY: Phase II trials of erlotinib or gefitinib in patients with recurrent meningioma. J Neurooncol; 2010 Jan;96(2):211-7
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  • [Title] Phase II trials of erlotinib or gefitinib in patients with recurrent meningioma.
  • There are no established treatments for recurrent meningioma when surgical and radiation options are exhausted.
  • In open label, single arm phase II studies of the EGFR inhibitors gefitinib (NABTC 00-01) and erlotinib (NABTC 01-03) for recurrent malignant gliomas, we included exploratory subsets of recurrent meningioma patients.
  • Eight patients (32%) had benign tumors, 9 (36%) atypical, and 8 (32%) malignant.
  • For atypical and malignant tumors, PFS6 was 29%, PFS12 18%, OS6 71%, and OS12 65%.
  • Although treatment was well-tolerated, neither gefitinib nor erlotinib appear to have significant activity against recurrent meningioma.

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  • (PMID = 19562255.001).
  • [ISSN] 1573-7373
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neuro-oncology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurooncol.
  • [Language] ENG
  • [Grant] United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01 CA062407; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01 RR000079; United States / NCATS NIH HHS / TR / UL1 TR000005; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01 CA062421-06; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / P30 CA016672; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01-RR0865; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01 CA62399; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01 RR003186; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01 RR000056; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01-RR00079; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01CA62407-08; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA16672; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01 RR000865; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / 5-U01CA62399-09; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA062421-06; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01 CA062399; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01-RR00056; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01 CA062405; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01 CA062412; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01CA62421-08; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA62422; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01 CA062421; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01CA62405; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01 RR03186; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01 CA062422; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA62399; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA62412
  • [Publication-type] Clinical Trial, Phase II; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Protein Kinase Inhibitors; 0 / Quinazolines; DA87705X9K / Erlotinib Hydrochloride; S65743JHBS / gefitinib
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ NIHMS511532; NLM/ PMC3786190
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9. van der Meij JJ, Boomars KA, van den Bosch JM, van Boven WJ, de Bruin PC, Seldenrijk CA: Primary pulmonary malignant meningioma. Ann Thorac Surg; 2005 Oct;80(4):1523-5
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  • [Title] Primary pulmonary malignant meningioma.
  • To exclude pulmonary metastasis of an intracranial meningioma, imaging studies of the brain should be performed.
  • We believe that only one primary pulmonary malignant meningioma in which a metastasis from the brain was excluded has been reported.
  • In this report we describe a second case with malignant features.
  • [MeSH-major] Bronchial Neoplasms / diagnosis. Bronchial Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / diagnosis. Meningioma / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Diagnosis, Differential. Esophageal Neoplasms / pathology. Female. Humans. Liver Neoplasms / secondary. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Neoplasm Invasiveness. Pleural Neoplasms / pathology. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 16181912.001).
  • [ISSN] 1552-6259
  • [Journal-full-title] The Annals of thoracic surgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Ann. Thorac. Surg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Netherlands
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10. Katz TS, Amdur RJ, Yachnis AT, Mendenhall WM, Morris CG: Pushing the limits of radiotherapy for atypical and malignant meningioma. Am J Clin Oncol; 2005 Feb;28(1):70-4
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  • [Title] Pushing the limits of radiotherapy for atypical and malignant meningioma.
  • PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to report the outcome of an extremely aggressive radiotherapy program in patients with atypical and malignant meningioma (60 Gy at 1.5 Gy per fraction twice daily +/- radiosurgery boost).
  • METHODS AND MATERIALS: Thirty-six patients received radiotherapy with curative intent between 1984 and 1999 for atypical (27 patients) or malignant (9 patients) meningioma.
  • CONCLUSION: Our data suggests that 50 to 60 Gy delivered with conventional, once-daily fractionation is probably the optimal schedule for atypical and malignant meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / radiotherapy. Meningioma / radiotherapy
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Dose Fractionation. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Radiosurgery. Survival Rate

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  • (PMID = 15685038.001).
  • [ISSN] 1537-453X
  • [Journal-full-title] American journal of clinical oncology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Am. J. Clin. Oncol.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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11. Wu YT, Lin JW, Wang HC, Lee TC, Ho JT, Lin YJ: Clinicopathologic analysis of rhabdoid meningioma. J Clin Neurosci; 2010 Oct;17(10):1271-5
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  • [Title] Clinicopathologic analysis of rhabdoid meningioma.
  • Rhabdoid meningioma is an uncommon variant of meningioma, and was classified separately for the first time in the 2000 World Health Organization's classification of tumors of the nervous system.
  • Because it often shows malignant histological features and follows an aggressive clinical course, it has been classified as a grade III neoplasm.
  • From 13 patients (seven male, six female), 19 specimens of rhabdoid meningioma were obtained between 2001 and 2009.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology. Rhabdoid Tumor / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein / metabolism. Humans. Intranuclear Inclusion Bodies / pathology. Ki-67 Antigen / metabolism. Male. Middle Aged. S100 Proteins / metabolism. Vimentin / metabolism

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  • (PMID = 20537897.001).
  • [ISSN] 1532-2653
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J Clin Neurosci
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Scotland
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein; 0 / Ki-67 Antigen; 0 / S100 Proteins; 0 / Vimentin
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12. Dutta D, Lee HN, Munshi A, Gupta T, Kane S, Sridhar E, Jalali R: Intracerebral cystic rhabdoid meningioma. J Clin Neurosci; 2009 Aug;16(8):1073-4
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  • [Title] Intracerebral cystic rhabdoid meningioma.
  • Histopathology showed a malignant tumour with features of rhabdoid differentiation.
  • The patient was diagnosed as having an intracerebral cystic rhabdoid meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Neoplasms / diagnosis. Brain Neoplasms / therapy. Meningioma / diagnosis. Meningioma / therapy. Rhabdoid Tumor / diagnosis. Rhabdoid Tumor / therapy
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Brain / pathology. Brain / radiation effects. Brain / surgery. Diagnosis, Differential. Female. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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  • (PMID = 19427788.001).
  • [ISSN] 0967-5868
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J Clin Neurosci
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Scotland
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13. Boskos C, Feuvret L, Noel G, Habrand JL, Pommier P, Alapetite C, Mammar H, Ferrand R, Boisserie G, Mazeron JJ: Combined proton and photon conformal radiotherapy for intracranial atypical and malignant meningioma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys; 2009 Oct 1;75(2):399-406
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  • [Title] Combined proton and photon conformal radiotherapy for intracranial atypical and malignant meningioma.
  • PURPOSE: To evaluate retrospectively the efficacy of conformal fractionated radiotherapy combining proton and photon beams after primary surgery for treatment of atypical and malignant meningiomas.
  • PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between September 1999 and October 2006, 24 patients (12 male, 12 female) with histopathologically proven meningioma (atypical 19, malignant 5) received postoperative combined radiotherapy with a 201-MeV proton beam at the Centre Protontherapie d'Orsay and a high-energy photon beam.
  • The overall mean local relapse-free interval was 27.2 (10-50) months, 28.3 (10-50) months for atypical meningioma and 23 (13-33) months for malignant meningioma.
  • CONCLUSIONS: Postoperative combination of conformal radiotherapy with protons and photons for atypical and malignant meningiomas is a well-tolerated treatment producing long-term tumor stabilization.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / radiotherapy. Meningioma / radiotherapy. Photons / therapeutic use. Protons / therapeutic use. Radiotherapy, Conformal / methods
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Child. Disease-Free Survival. Dose Fractionation. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local. Radiotherapy, High-Energy / methods. Retrospective Studies. Tumor Burden. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 19203844.001).
  • [ISSN] 1879-355X
  • [Journal-full-title] International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Evaluation Studies; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Protons
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14. Nicula C, Călugăru M, Roşca G, Blidaru M: [Choroidal melanoma associated with intracerebral meningioma]. Oftalmologia; 2006;50(3):52-7
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  • [Title] [Choroidal melanoma associated with intracerebral meningioma].
  • The authors present the case of a female patient with intraocular malignant melanoma associated with intracerebral meningioma, diagnosed by the preoperative evaluation.
  • [MeSH-major] Choroid Neoplasms. Melanoma. Meningeal Neoplasms. Meningioma. Neoplasms, Multiple Primary
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Eye Enucleation. Female. Humans. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 17144507.001).
  • [ISSN] 1220-0875
  • [Journal-full-title] Oftalmologia (Bucharest, Romania : 1990)
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Oftalmologia
  • [Language] rum
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Romania
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15. Tamura Y, Miyatake S, Nonoguchi N, Miyata S, Yokoyama K, Doi A, Kuroiwa T, Asada M, Tanabe H, Ono K: Boron neutron capture therapy for recurrent malignant meningioma. Case report. J Neurosurg; 2006 Dec;105(6):898-903
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  • [Title] Boron neutron capture therapy for recurrent malignant meningioma. Case report.
  • Malignant meningioma is a rare brain tumor with a high risk of recurrence.
  • The authors report the first case of recurrent malignant meningioma treated using boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT).
  • A second resection and three Gamma Knife surgeries could not control progression of the enhancing mass; therefore, the authors applied BNCT based on their experience with it in the treatment of malignant gliomas.
  • The treatment of recurrent malignant meningioma is difficult and has been discouraging thus far.
  • [MeSH-major] Boron Neutron Capture Therapy. Cranial Irradiation. Meningeal Neoplasms / radiotherapy. Meningioma / radiotherapy. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / radiotherapy. Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / radiotherapy
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Combined Modality Therapy. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Image Processing, Computer-Assisted. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Neurologic Examination. Positron-Emission Tomography. Pregnancy. Radiosurgery. Radiotherapy Dosage. Radiotherapy, Adjuvant. Reoperation

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  • (PMID = 17405262.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
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16. Pelz AF, Klawunde P, Skalej M, Wieacker P, Kirches E, Schneider T, Mawrin C: Novel chromosomal aberrations in a recurrent malignant meningioma. Cancer Genet Cytogenet; 2007 Apr 1;174(1):48-53
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  • [Title] Novel chromosomal aberrations in a recurrent malignant meningioma.
  • Here we present results of conventional cytogenetic, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and comparative genetic hybridization (CGH) analyses in a patient with recurrent anaplastic meningioma.
  • We found complex aberrant karyotype alterations previously described in anaplastic meningiomas, such as 1p, 14q aberration, and a possibly tetraploid karyotype.
  • Our findings of several previously unreported cytogenetic alterations suggest that complex karyotype alterations are a characteristic feature in anaplastic meningiomas.
  • High chromosomal complexity might be associated with a highly aggressive meningioma phenotype.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Chromosomes, Human / genetics. Genome, Human. Humans. In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence. Recurrence

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  • (PMID = 17350466.001).
  • [ISSN] 0165-4608
  • [Journal-full-title] Cancer genetics and cytogenetics
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Cancer Genet. Cytogenet.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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17. Chen F, Zhang S: Diagnosis and treatment of the primary malignant meningioma in mediastinum: a case report. South Med J; 2009 Nov;102(11):1164-6
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  • [Title] Diagnosis and treatment of the primary malignant meningioma in mediastinum: a case report.
  • Primary ectopic meningioma is rare and usually limited to the head and neck region.
  • Until now its occurrence in the mediastinum has not been reported in the literature searched on Medline using the keywords meningioma and mediastinum.
  • We report here a case of primary mediastinal malignant meningioma which was treated by surgical resection and additionally followed by radiotherapy.
  • The clinical features, treatment, pathological findings, and prognosis are analyzed and the literature based on ectopic meningioma is reviewed.
  • [MeSH-major] Mediastinal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis. Meningioma / therapy
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Combined Modality Therapy. Humans. Male. Prognosis

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  • (PMID = 19864997.001).
  • [ISSN] 1541-8243
  • [Journal-full-title] Southern medical journal
  • [ISO-abbreviation] South. Med. J.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Number-of-references] 6
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18. Char DH, Shiel MJ: Orbital meningioma after cranial radiation for acute lymphocytic leukemia. Orbit; 2008;27(4):321-3
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  • [Title] Orbital meningioma after cranial radiation for acute lymphocytic leukemia.
  • PURPOSE: To describe the ophthalmic findings of cranial radiation-induced orbital meningioma after acute lymphocytic leukemia therapy.
  • Unlike primary meningiomas, these neoplasms have a tendency to be more diffuse, multiple, and may undergo malignant degeneration.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Neoplasms / radiotherapy. Cranial Irradiation / adverse effects. Meningeal Neoplasms / etiology. Meningioma / etiology. Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced / etiology. Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / radiotherapy
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male

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  • (PMID = 18716974.001).
  • [ISSN] 1744-5108
  • [Journal-full-title] Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Orbit
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] England
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19. Nakamura Y, Shimizu T, Ohigashi Y, Itou N, Ishikawa Y: Meningioma arising in Werner syndrome confirmed by mutation analysis. J Clin Neurosci; 2005 May;12(4):503-6
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  • [Title] Meningioma arising in Werner syndrome confirmed by mutation analysis.
  • OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Meningioma arising in Werner syndrome has been described previously, but never in association with a mutation analysis.
  • We present the first reported case of meningioma in a patient with Werner syndrome and a confirmed major mutation.
  • In addition, we review 27 previously reported patients with meningioma associated with Werner syndrome.
  • CLINICAL PRESENTATION: We report a 56-year-old Japanese woman with Werner syndrome and a meningioma.
  • Pathological examination after surgical removal confirmed meningioma.
  • There were 22 patients with Werner syndrome and meningioma reported from Japan and 5 from outside Japan.
  • There was only one malignant meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / genetics. Meningioma / genetics. Mutation. Werner Syndrome / genetics
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. DNA Mutational Analysis. Female. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. RNA, Messenger / biosynthesis. Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods. Review Literature as Topic

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  • (PMID = 15925797.001).
  • [ISSN] 0967-5868
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J Clin Neurosci
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Comparative Study; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Scotland
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / RNA, Messenger
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20. Kunishio K, Kobayashi K, Kagawa M, Makabe T, Matsumoto A, Matsumoto Y: [A case of malignant meningioma treated by individual adjuvant chemotherapy based on the mRNA expression of drug-resistance gene]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho; 2007 Feb;34(2):265-8
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  • [Title] [A case of malignant meningioma treated by individual adjuvant chemotherapy based on the mRNA expression of drug-resistance gene].
  • We report a case with malignant meningioma in which new preliminary treatment trial was performed by chemotherapy using anti-cancer drugs selected on the basis of multidrug resistance gene mRNA expression, such as MDR1, MGMT, MRP1, MRP2, MXR1, and DNA topoisomerase II alpha, from RT-PCR assay.
  • A 43-year-old female had been operated for parasagittal anaplastic meningioma three times because of recurrences. partial removal of tumor was performed at the 3rd operation.
  • Preliminary individual adjuvant chemotherapy based on mRNA expression of drug-resistance gene is available for the treatment of recurrent malignant meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use. Drug Resistance, Multiple / genetics. Drug Resistance, Neoplasm / genetics. Meningeal Neoplasms / drug therapy. Meningioma / drug therapy
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Combined Modality Therapy. DNA Modification Methylases. DNA Repair Enzymes. Drug Administration Schedule. Female. Humans. Hydroxyurea / administration & dosage. Membrane Transport Proteins / biosynthesis. Mitoxantrone / administration & dosage. Multidrug Resistance-Associated Proteins / biosynthesis. P-Glycoprotein / biosynthesis. P-Glycoprotein / genetics. RNA, Messenger / biosynthesis. Tumor Suppressor Protein p14ARF / biosynthesis. Tumor Suppressor Proteins

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  • (PMID = 17301541.001).
  • [ISSN] 0385-0684
  • [Journal-full-title] Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Gan To Kagaku Ryoho
  • [Language] jpn
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Japan
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Membrane Transport Proteins; 0 / Multidrug Resistance-Associated Proteins; 0 / P-Glycoprotein; 0 / RNA, Messenger; 0 / Tumor Suppressor Protein p14ARF; 0 / Tumor Suppressor Proteins; 0 / multidrug resistance-associated protein 2; BZ114NVM5P / Mitoxantrone; EC 2.1.1.- / DNA Modification Methylases; EC 2.1.1.63 / MGMT protein, human; EC 6.5.1.- / DNA Repair Enzymes; X6Q56QN5QC / Hydroxyurea
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21. Furtado SV, Venkatesh PK, Dadlani R, Reddy K, Hegde AS: Adult medulloblastoma and the "dural-tail" sign: rare mimic of a posterior petrous meningioma. Clin Neurol Neurosurg; 2009 Jul;111(6):540-3
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  • [Title] Adult medulloblastoma and the "dural-tail" sign: rare mimic of a posterior petrous meningioma.
  • The radiological characteristics resembled an extra-axial lesion; a meningioma, with attachment to the tentorium and petrous bone.
  • We review literature of this atypical presentation of medulloblastoma and "dural-tail" sign, which can be associated with other benign or malignant lesions.
  • [MeSH-major] Cerebellar Neoplasms / pathology. Cerebellopontine Angle / pathology. Dura Mater / pathology. Infratentorial Neoplasms / pathology. Medulloblastoma / pathology. Meningioma / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Male. Petrous Bone. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 19285790.001).
  • [ISSN] 1872-6968
  • [Journal-full-title] Clinical neurology and neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Clin Neurol Neurosurg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] Netherlands
  • [Number-of-references] 19
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22. Hope AJ, Mansur DB, Tu PH, Simpson JR: Metachronous secondary atypical meningioma and anaplastic astrocytoma after postoperative craniospinal irradiation for medulloblastoma. Childs Nerv Syst; 2006 Sep;22(9):1201-7
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  • [Title] Metachronous secondary atypical meningioma and anaplastic astrocytoma after postoperative craniospinal irradiation for medulloblastoma.
  • INTRODUCTION: Malignant brain tumors have been reported to occur after childhood irradiation more frequently than in the nonirradiated population.
  • DISCUSSION: In this study, we report the case of a 15-year-old boy treated for medulloblastoma with surgery and craniospinal radiotherapy, who developed a meningioma 18 years after initial treatment and subsequently an anaplastic astrocytoma 23 years after primary treatment.
  • The meningioma was resected without complications.
  • [MeSH-major] Astrocytoma / diagnosis. Cerebellar Neoplasms / radiotherapy. Cranial Irradiation / adverse effects. Medulloblastoma / radiotherapy. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis. Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced / diagnosis. Neoplasms, Second Primary / diagnosis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use. Biopsy. Chemotherapy, Adjuvant. Combined Modality Therapy. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Radiotherapy Dosage. Radiotherapy, Adjuvant. Reoperation. Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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  • (PMID = 16570196.001).
  • [ISSN] 0256-7040
  • [Journal-full-title] Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Childs Nerv Syst
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] Germany
  • [Number-of-references] 40
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23. Lah TT, Nanni I, Trinkaus M, Metellus P, Dussert C, De Ridder L, Rajcević U, Blejec A, Martin PM: Toward understanding recurrent meningioma: the potential role of lysosomal cysteine proteases and their inhibitors. J Neurosurg; 2010 May;112(5):940-50
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  • [Title] Toward understanding recurrent meningioma: the potential role of lysosomal cysteine proteases and their inhibitors.
  • The second aim was to confirm if cathepsin B and/or cathepsin L and their endogenous inhibitors were also prognostic parameters in the clinical study of 119 patients with meningioma.
  • METHODS: Primary meningioma cultured spheroids were "confronted" with embryonic chick heart spheroids in vitro, and cathepsin B was used as molecular marker to immunolabel the invasive tumor cells.
  • In vitro invasion assays of the malignant meningioma cells were used to assess the invasive potential related to the cysteine cathepsins.
  • As to the second aim, the possible association of cathepsin B along with selected molecular markers, cathepsin L, and endogenous cysteine protease inhibitors (stefins A and B and cystatin C) with meningioma malignancy was determined using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays in tumor homogenates.
  • Univariate and multivariate analyses were used to compare these parameters with established biological markers of meningioma recurrence in 119 patients with meningiomas.
  • Matrigel invasion of malignant meningioma cells was significantly altered by modulating cathepsin B activity and by stefin B silencing.
  • In the clinical samples of meningioma, the levels of cathepsins B and L, stefin B, and cystatin C were highest in the tumors of higher histological grades, whereas stefin A and progesterone receptor were the only markers that were significantly increased and decreased, respectively, in WHO Grade III lesions.
  • CONCLUSIONS: The data indicate that the cysteine cathepsins and their inhibitors are involved in a process related to early meningioma recurrence, regardless of their histological classification.
  • Of note, the known tumor invasiveness marker cathepsin B, measured in whole-tumor homogenates, was not prognostic, in contrast to its endogenous inhibitor stefin B, which was highly significant and the only independent prognostic factor to predict meningioma relapse in multivariate analysis and reported herein for the first time.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Neoplasms / drug therapy. Brain Neoplasms / pathology. Cysteine Proteinase Inhibitors / pharmacology. Cysteine Proteinase Inhibitors / therapeutic use. Lysosomes / drug effects. Meningioma / drug therapy. Meningioma / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Cathepsin B / genetics. Cystatin A / genetics. Cystatin B / genetics. Female. Gene Silencing. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local. Neoplasm Staging. Neurosurgical Procedures. World Health Organization. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 19747051.001).
  • [ISSN] 1933-0693
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / CSTB protein, human; 0 / Cystatin A; 0 / Cysteine Proteinase Inhibitors; 88844-95-5 / Cystatin B; EC 3.4.22.1 / CTSB protein, human; EC 3.4.22.1 / Cathepsin B
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24. Sanai N, Sughrue ME, Shangari G, Chung K, Berger MS, McDermott MW: Risk profile associated with convexity meningioma resection in the modern neurosurgical era. J Neurosurg; 2010 May;112(5):913-9
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  • [Title] Risk profile associated with convexity meningioma resection in the modern neurosurgical era.
  • Patients with multiple meningiomas, hemangiopericytomas, malignant meningiomas, or tumor-prone syndromes were excluded from analysis.
  • RESULTS: Between 1997 and 2007, 141 consecutive patients (median age 48 years, range 18-95 years) underwent resection of a supratentorial convexity meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / pathology. Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Radiosurgery / methods. Supratentorial Neoplasms / pathology. Supratentorial Neoplasms / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Female. Humans. Intraoperative Complications / epidemiology. Intraoperative Complications / prevention & control. Male. Microsurgery / instrumentation. Middle Aged. Risk Assessment. Risk Factors. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 19645533.001).
  • [ISSN] 1933-0693
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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25. Marton E, Bonaldi L, Busato S, Longatti P: Atypical meningioma in Werner syndrome: a case report. J Neurooncol; 2006 Sep;79(2):181-5
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  • [Title] Atypical meningioma in Werner syndrome: a case report.
  • INTRODUCTION: Werner Syndrome, or adult progeria, is a rare autosomal recessive disorder caused by a mutation in the Werner Syndrome Gene belonging to the family of RecQ helicase.
  • Malignant mesenchymal tumours and atherosclerosis are typical causes of death.
  • CLINICAL PRESENTATION: We present the case of a 46-year-old man with Werner Syndrome and a convexity meningioma.
  • Histological examination revealed an atypical meningioma.
  • CONCLUSION: 1p deletion correlates with meningioma progression and in this case correlates with histological examination.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Neoplasms / complications. Chromosomes, Human, Pair 22 / genetics. Meningioma / complications. Monosomy / diagnosis. Werner Syndrome / complications

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  • (PMID = 16598422.001).
  • [ISSN] 0167-594X
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neuro-oncology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurooncol.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Netherlands
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26. Engenhart-Cabillic R, Farhoud A, Sure U, Heinze S, Henzel M, Mennel HD, Bertalanffy H: Clinicopathologic features of aggressive meningioma emphasizing the role of radiotherapy in treatment. Strahlenther Onkol; 2006 Nov;182(11):641-6
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  • [Title] Clinicopathologic features of aggressive meningioma emphasizing the role of radiotherapy in treatment.
  • PATIENTS AND METHODS: 16 patients with atypical meningiomas (n = 11) and anaplastic meningiomas (n = 5) were treated in the Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital of Philipps University Marburg, Germany, between 1997 and 2003.
  • Patients with atypical meningioma received radiotherapy only for the recurrent disease.
  • By comparing the proliferation rate in four cases with atypical meningioma operated twice, the recurrent tumor had a higher proliferation rate than the first tumor in three cases.
  • A special proliferation pattern was noticed in MIB-1 with anaplastic meningiomas.
  • There was no mortality among patients with atypical meningioma, while four out of five patients with anaplastic meningioma died during follow-up.
  • The peculiar focal expression patterns of anaplastic meningioma in MIB-1 might be a marker of such malignant development.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / radiotherapy. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / radiotherapy. Meningioma / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Age Factors. Aged. Biomarkers. Combined Modality Therapy. Dose Fractionation. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Ki-67 Antigen / metabolism. Male. Meninges / pathology. Microsurgery. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local. Practice Guidelines as Topic. Prognosis. Radiotherapy Dosage. Sex Factors. Stereotaxic Techniques. Survival Analysis. Time Factors. World Health Organization

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  • (PMID = 17072521.001).
  • [ISSN] 0179-7158
  • [Journal-full-title] Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft ... [et al]
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Strahlenther Onkol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Comparative Study; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Biomarkers; 0 / Ki-67 Antigen
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27. Erman T, Hanta I, Haciyakupoğlu S, Zorludemir S, Zeren H, Göçer AI: Huge bilateral pulmonary and pleural metastasis from intracranial meningioma: a case report and review of the literature. J Neurooncol; 2005 Sep;74(2):179-81
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  • [Title] Huge bilateral pulmonary and pleural metastasis from intracranial meningioma: a case report and review of the literature.
  • A case of recurrent meningioma with atypical features and extracranial metastases is reported.
  • A 34-year-old female was operated in 1996, 2000, and 2002, and frontal parasagittal meningioma was extirpated.
  • Histological diagnoses of all the resected tumors were meningotheliomatous meningioma, WHO Grade I.
  • Histological diagnosis was reported as an atypical meningioma; meningotheliomatous type; WHO Grade II.
  • Cytopathology was consistent with malignant meningioma, metastasis from the patient's known intracranial meningioma.
  • We reviewed and discussed the histopathological features and mechanisms of metastasizing meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Lung Neoplasms / secondary. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / secondary. Pleural Neoplasms / secondary
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Female. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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  • (PMID = 16193389.001).
  • [ISSN] 0167-594X
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neuro-oncology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurooncol.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Netherlands
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28. Bartolomei M, Bodei L, De Cicco C, Grana CM, Cremonesi M, Botteri E, Baio SM, Aricò D, Sansovini M, Paganelli G: Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy with (90)Y-DOTATOC in recurrent meningioma. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging; 2009 Sep;36(9):1407-16
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  • [Title] Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy with (90)Y-DOTATOC in recurrent meningioma.
  • We assessed peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) using (90)Y-DOTATOC in a group of patients with meningioma recurring after standard treatments in all of whom somatostatin receptors were strongly expressed on meningioma cell surfaces.
  • METHODS: Twenty-nine patients with scintigraphically proven somatostatin subtype 2 receptor-positive meningiomas were enrolled: 14 had benign (grade I), 9 had atypical (grade II) and 6 had malignant (grade III) disease.
  • Better results were obtained in patients with grade I meningioma than in those with grade II-III, with median time to progression (from beginning PRRT) of 61 months in the low-grade group and 13 months in the high-grade group.
  • The adjuvant role of this treatment, soon after surgery, especially in atypical and malignant histotypes, deserves further investigation.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / radiotherapy. Meningioma / radiotherapy. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / radiotherapy. Octreotide / analogs & derivatives. Radiopharmaceuticals / therapeutic use. Receptors, Somatostatin / metabolism
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Child. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Young Adult. Yttrium Radioisotopes

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  • (PMID = 19319527.001).
  • [ISSN] 1619-7089
  • [Journal-full-title] European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Clinical Trial; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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29. Adams H, Went P, Tolnay M, Sartorius G, Singer G: [Meningothelial meningioma in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary]. Pathologe; 2007 Jul;28(4):278-80
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  • [Title] [Meningothelial meningioma in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary].
  • These tumors can show benign or malignant behavior.
  • We report the case of a meningothelial meningioma, found within a mature teratoma of a 32 year old female.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology. Ovarian Neoplasms / pathology. Teratoma / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Desmoplakins / metabolism. Female. Humans. Immunohistochemistry. Mucin-1 / metabolism

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  • (PMID = 16555042.001).
  • [ISSN] 0172-8113
  • [Journal-full-title] Der Pathologe
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Pathologe
  • [Language] ger
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Desmoplakins; 0 / Mucin-1
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30. Jager B, Schuhmann MU, Schober R, Kortmann RD, Meixensberger J: Induction of gliosarcoma and atypical meningioma 13 years after radiotherapy of residual pilocytic astrocytoma in childhood. Pediatr Neurosurg; 2008;44(2):153-8
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  • [Title] Induction of gliosarcoma and atypical meningioma 13 years after radiotherapy of residual pilocytic astrocytoma in childhood.
  • BACKGROUND: Malignant transformation of pilocytic astrocytomas in children is rare and often linked to previous radiotherapy.
  • A new and fast growing right frontal meningioma, grade WHO II, was removed in 2003.
  • CONCLUSION: Most of the reported cases of malignant transformation of pilocytic astrocytomas received radiation therapy beforehand.
  • [MeSH-major] Astrocytoma / radiotherapy. Gliosarcoma / etiology. Meningeal Neoplasms / etiology. Meningioma / etiology. Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced / etiology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Humans. Male. Radiotherapy / adverse effects


31. Agrawal A, Rao KS, Makannavar JH, Shetty L, Patel N: Extracranial meningioma in the vicinity of the temporal bone: a difficult preoperative diagnosis. Surg Neurol; 2007 Jan;67(1):102-5
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  • [Title] Extracranial meningioma in the vicinity of the temporal bone: a difficult preoperative diagnosis.
  • BACKGROUND: Extracranial meningioma is a rare tumor, and most of the time only after histopathologic examination is diagnosis possible.
  • Intraoperative impression was malignant tumor involving the temporalis muscle, and a near total excision of the lesion was performed.
  • Histopathologic features were suggestive of meningothelial meningioma arising from the temporal bone with predominant extracranial extension.
  • CONCLUSION: Preoperative suspicion of a meningioma in this patient would have resulted in a more aggressive surgical approach as these lesions are relatively benign with indolent course.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / pathology. Skull Neoplasms / pathology. Temporal Bone / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Female. Humans. Neoplasm Invasiveness

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  • (PMID = 17210319.001).
  • [ISSN] 0090-3019
  • [Journal-full-title] Surgical neurology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Surg Neurol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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32. Velnar T, Bunc G: Iatrogenic metastasis of a benign meningioma to the periosteum at the site of previous craniotomy: a case report. Wien Klin Wochenschr; 2008;120(23-24):766-9
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  • [Title] Iatrogenic metastasis of a benign meningioma to the periosteum at the site of previous craniotomy: a case report.
  • Metastasis formation after resection of meningiomas is a rare event, predominantly occurring with malignant phenotypes.
  • As far as we know, the presented case is the first report in the literature of iatrogenic seeding of a benign meningioma to the scalp following surgery.
  • A 37-year-old woman was admitted because of a relapsing meningioma in the frontal lobe.
  • In 1997, she had undergone complete excision of an atypical meningioma in same location.
  • At follow-up, three new masses were found: a bifrontal meningioma on the edge of the falx, a smaller one in the falx just under the saggital sinus and a small mass, believed to be ectopic, in the periosteum at the site of the previous craniotomy.
  • Histologically, the ectopic tumor was an atypical meningioma, similar to the one excised 10 years previously, with no relation to the other two intracranial masses.
  • [MeSH-major] Craniotomy. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / secondary. Meningioma / surgery. Neoplasm Seeding. Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / surgery. Periosteum. Skull Neoplasms / secondary
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Female. Humans. Incidental Findings. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Reoperation. Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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  • (PMID = 19122989.001).
  • [ISSN] 0043-5325
  • [Journal-full-title] Wiener klinische Wochenschrift
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Wien. Klin. Wochenschr.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Austria
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33. Incarbone M, Ceresoli GL, Di Tommaso L, Cappuzzo F, Inzirillo F, Infante M, Alloisio M: Primary pulmonary meningioma: report of a case and review of the literature. Lung Cancer; 2008 Dec;62(3):401-7
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  • [Title] Primary pulmonary meningioma: report of a case and review of the literature.
  • Primary pulmonary meningioma (PPM) is a rare disease and usually presents as a solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN).
  • These lesions are mostly benign, but malignant PPMs have been reported, and primary lung cancer or metastasis may be suspected on imaging.
  • Histological assessment revealed benign PPMs in 23 cases (including all 3 cases with positive PET) and malignant PPMs in 2 cases.
  • No recurrence was observed in long-term follow-up of patients with benign PPMs, but the two malignant PPMs relapsed.
  • [MeSH-major] Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis. Solitary Pulmonary Nodule / diagnosis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Diagnosis, Differential. Female. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Positron-Emission Tomography / methods. Radiopharmaceuticals. Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted. Tomography, X-Ray Computed. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 18486986.001).
  • [ISSN] 0169-5002
  • [Journal-full-title] Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Lung Cancer
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Ireland
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Radiopharmaceuticals; 0Z5B2CJX4D / Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
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34. Kasliwal MK, Suri A, Gupta DK, Suri V, Rishi A, Sharma BS: Sphenoid wing inflammatory pseudotumor mimicking a clinoidal meningioma: case report and review of the literature. Surg Neurol; 2008 Nov;70(5):509-13; discussion 513
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  • [Title] Sphenoid wing inflammatory pseudotumor mimicking a clinoidal meningioma: case report and review of the literature.
  • The authors report a rare case of clinoidal inflammatory pseudotumor mimicking a medial sphenoid wing meningioma.
  • CONCLUSION: Inflammatory pseudotumors can mimic a malignant tumor both radiologically and clinically.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Posterior. Granuloma, Plasma Cell / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis. Skull Base Neoplasms / diagnosis. Sphenoid Bone
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Diagnosis, Differential. Female. Humans

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  • (PMID = 18207558.001).
  • [ISSN] 0090-3019
  • [Journal-full-title] Surgical neurology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Surg Neurol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Number-of-references] 23
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35. Koenig MA, Geocadin RG, Kulesza P, Olivi A, Brem H: Rhabdoid meningioma occurring in an unrelated resection cavity with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. Case report. J Neurosurg; 2005 Feb;102(2):371-5
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  • [Title] Rhabdoid meningioma occurring in an unrelated resection cavity with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. Case report.
  • Rhabdoid meningioma (RM) is a recently described, aggressive variant of meningioma.
  • The patient's clinical course was complicated by severe pain and communicating hydrocephalus secondary to rapid dissemination of malignant cells throughout the CSF pathways.
  • [MeSH-major] Anterior Temporal Lobectomy. Epilepsy, Complex Partial / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Postoperative Complications / surgery. Puerperal Disorders / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Combined Modality Therapy. Cranial Irradiation. Fatal Outcome. Female. Humans. Ki-67 Antigen / analysis. Neoplasm Invasiveness. Neoplasm, Residual / pathology. Neoplasm, Residual / radiotherapy. Neoplasm, Residual / surgery. Radiotherapy, Adjuvant. Reoperation. Spinal Cord Neoplasms / pathology. Spinal Cord Neoplasms / secondary

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  • (PMID = 15739568.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Ki-67 Antigen
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36. Chen YY, Tiang XY, Li Z, Luo BN, Huang Q: Sporadic meningioangiomatosis-associated atypical meningioma mimicking parenchymal invasion of brain: a case report and review of the literature. Diagn Pathol; 2010;5:39
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  • [Title] Sporadic meningioangiomatosis-associated atypical meningioma mimicking parenchymal invasion of brain: a case report and review of the literature.
  • In extremely rare condition, meningioma may occur together with meningioangiomatosis, and only 19 cases have been described in English literature until now.
  • We now report a case of meningioangiomatosis-associated meningioma with atypical and clear cell variant.
  • Microscopically, parts of lesions were atypical and clear cell meningioma corresponding to WHO grade II.
  • Neoplastic cells in atypical meningioma area were immunoreactive to epithelial membrane antigen (EMA) with high MIB-1 index of up to 20%.
  • The diagnosis of atypical meningioma associated with sporadic meningioangiomatosis was made.
  • To our knowledge, this is the first case of a meningioangiomatosis-associated meningioma with atypical and clear cell variant component to be described.
  • Meningioangiomatosis-associated meningioma is more likely to occur in younger patients and histologically to mimic parenchymal invasion of brain.
  • We suggest that postoperative radiotherapy or chemotherapy should be given careful consideration to avoid over-treatment due to erroneously interpret as malignant meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Neoplasms / diagnosis. Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations / diagnosis. Cerebral Cortex / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Biopsy. Diagnosis, Differential. Humans. Immunohistochemistry. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Neoplasm Invasiveness. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 20565869.001).
  • [ISSN] 1746-1596
  • [Journal-full-title] Diagnostic pathology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Diagn Pathol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] England
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ PMC2904739
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37. Rieske P, Zakrzewska M, Biernat W, Bartkowiak J, Zimmermann A, Liberski PP: Atypical molecular background of glioblastoma and meningioma developed in a patient with Li-Fraumeni syndrome. J Neurooncol; 2005 Jan;71(1):27-30
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  • [Title] Atypical molecular background of glioblastoma and meningioma developed in a patient with Li-Fraumeni syndrome.
  • We observed three neoplasms with completely different histologies: malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH), atypical meningioma (AM), and glioblastoma (GB), developing in a patient with Li-Fraumeni syndrome.
  • [MeSH-major] Germ-Line Mutation. Glioblastoma / genetics. Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous / genetics. Li-Fraumeni Syndrome / genetics. Meningioma / genetics. Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / genetics. Tumor Suppressor Protein p53 / genetics
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Brain Neoplasms / genetics. Brain Neoplasms / therapy. Chromosomes, Human, Pair 1 / genetics. Chromosomes, Human, Pair 22 / genetics. DNA / analysis. Fatal Outcome. Genetic Testing. Humans. Loss of Heterozygosity. Male. Microsatellite Repeats. Skin Neoplasms / genetics. Skin Neoplasms / therapy


38. Liu RS, Chang CP, Guo WY, Pan DH, Ho DM, Chang CW, Yang BH, Wu LC, Yeh SH: 1-11C-acetate versus 18F-FDG PET in detection of meningioma and monitoring the effect of gamma-knife radiosurgery. J Nucl Med; 2010 Jun;51(6):883-91
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  • [Title] 1-11C-acetate versus 18F-FDG PET in detection of meningioma and monitoring the effect of gamma-knife radiosurgery.
  • METHODS: Twenty-two patients with the neuroradiologic diagnosis of meningioma were examined by 1-(11)C-acetate and (18)F-FDG PET on the same day.
  • There were 12 cases of histopathologically proven meningioma (8 grade I, 2 grade II, and 2 grade III), 1 of tuberculous granuloma, and 1 of degenerative tissue.
  • Tuberculous granuloma had a high 1-(11)C-acetate and (18)F-FDG uptake similar to that of grade II/III meningioma.
  • However, 1-(11)C-acetate was not useful for evaluating the tumor grade. (18)F-FDG was found to be less useful than 1-(11)C-acetate for evaluating the extent of meningiomas and the response to radiosurgical treatment but may be useful for differentiating benign from malignant meningiomas. (18)F-FDG and 1-(11)C-acetate are complementary for assessing diverse cell metabolism of meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Acetates. Carbon. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18. Meningioma / radionuclide imaging. Meningioma / surgery. Positron-Emission Tomography / methods. Radiosurgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Biological Transport. Female. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Regression Analysis. Retrospective Studies. Treatment Outcome. Tumor Burden

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  • (PMID = 20484430.001).
  • [ISSN] 1535-5667
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Nucl. Med.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Acetates; 0 / carbon-11 acetate; 0Z5B2CJX4D / Fluorodeoxyglucose F18; 7440-44-0 / Carbon
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39. Noël G, Bollet MA, Calugaru V, Feuvret L, Haie-Meder C, Dhermain F, Ferrand R, Boisserie G, Beaudré A, Mazeron JJ, Habrand JL: Functional outcome of patients with benign meningioma treated by 3D conformal irradiation with a combination of photons and protons. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys; 2005 Aug 1;62(5):1412-22
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  • [Title] Functional outcome of patients with benign meningioma treated by 3D conformal irradiation with a combination of photons and protons.
  • Pathology revealed a malignant (Grade 3) transformation of the initial Grade 1 meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / radiotherapy. Meningioma / radiotherapy. Photons / therapeutic use. Protons / therapeutic use. Radiotherapy, Conformal / methods. Visual Acuity
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Child. Dose Fractionation. Exophthalmos / radiotherapy. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged

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  • (PMID = 16029801.001).
  • [ISSN] 0360-3016
  • [Journal-full-title] International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Evaluation Studies; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Protons
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40. Elwatidy S: Bifrontal decompressive craniotomy for malignant brain edema. Saudi Med J; 2006 Oct;27(10):1547-53
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  • [Title] Bifrontal decompressive craniotomy for malignant brain edema.
  • OBJECTIVE: To review the outcome of bifrontal decompressive craniotomy used for the treatment of malignant brain edema due to different etiologies.
  • METHODS: The study was carried out at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the period from January 2000 to June 2005, and included all patients who had malignant brain edema due to different etiology and were treated with bifrontal decompressive craniotomy after failure of aggressive medical treatment.
  • Seven patients had severe head injury, 2 had aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, and one had large calcified olfactory groove meningioma.
  • CONCLUSION: Bifrontal decompressive craniotomy offers immediate reduction of intracranial pressure to its normal levels, and improves the outcome of malignant brain edema whatever its cause, it should be performed once clinical deterioration is observed.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Child. Child, Preschool. Dura Mater / surgery. Female. Glasgow Coma Scale. Head Injuries, Closed / complications. Humans. Infant. Intracranial Hypertension / etiology. Intracranial Hypertension / radiography. Intracranial Hypertension / surgery. Male. Meningioma / complications. Middle Aged. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / complications

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  • (PMID = 17013481.001).
  • [ISSN] 0379-5284
  • [Journal-full-title] Saudi medical journal
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Saudi Med J
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Saudi Arabia
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41. Erkutlu I, Buyukhatipoglu H, Alptekin M, Berkyurek E, Tutar E, Gok A: Spinal drop metastases from a papillary meningioma: a case report and review of the literature: utility of CSF sampling. Med Oncol; 2009;26(2):242-6
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  • [Title] Spinal drop metastases from a papillary meningioma: a case report and review of the literature: utility of CSF sampling.
  • In this paper, we report a rare case of a 29-year-old boy who presented with papillary meningioma originating from the posterior fossa meninges.
  • Tumor seeding during surgery is the evident reason for spinal metastasis, although we strictly adhered to the standard precautions for operations for malignant tumors such as obstruction of the cisterna magna with cotton paddies, and changing surgical gloves and instruments during the operation.
  • In this report, we briefly discuss an exceedingly rare variant of meningioma, the papillary variant, and suggest a new approach, a CSF sampling, in the management of both malignant and benign meningiomas.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / secondary. Spinal Cord Neoplasms / secondary
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Cerebrospinal Fluid / cytology. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male

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  • (PMID = 18937081.001).
  • [ISSN] 1357-0560
  • [Journal-full-title] Medical oncology (Northwood, London, England)
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Med. Oncol.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Number-of-references] 16
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42. Delgado-López PD, Martín-Velasco V, Castilla-Díez JM, Fernández-Arconada O, Corrales-García EM, Galacho-Harnero A, Rodríguez-Salazar A, Pérez-Mies B: Metastatic meningioma to the eleventh dorsal vertebral body: total en bloc spondylectomy. Case report and review of the literature. Neurocirugia (Astur); 2006 Jun;17(3):240-9
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  • [Title] Metastatic meningioma to the eleventh dorsal vertebral body: total en bloc spondylectomy. Case report and review of the literature.
  • To our knowledge, this is the first description of a total en bloc spondylectomy through a posterior approach for the treatment of an intraosseous metastatic meningioma to the eleventh dorsal vertebra.
  • CASE REPORT: In March 1996, a 37 year-old male underwent surgical resection for a left occipital intraventricular benign meningioma (WHO I).
  • Advice from a second pathologist was seeked, who suggested the diagnosis of intraosseous meningioma.
  • Definite pathology: benign meningioma (WHO I).
  • Enam et al proposed a specific pathological score to differentiate benign, atypic and malignant meningiomas.
  • Such score correlates with the chance of metastatizing: more than 40% in malignant meningiomas compared to 3.8% of brain tumors overall.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / pathology. Orthopedic Procedures / methods. Spinal Neoplasms / secondary. Spinal Neoplasms / surgery. Thoracic Vertebrae
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local. Review Literature as Topic

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  • (PMID = 16855782.001).
  • [ISSN] 1130-1473
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurocirugía (Asturias, Spain)
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurocirugia (Astur)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Spain
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43. Pfister C, Ritz R, Endemann E, Schittenhelm J, Bornemann A, Tatagiba MS, Roser F: Evidence of ubiquitous in vivo and in vitro expression of pro-apoptotic Smac/DIABLO protein in meningioma cell lines. Oncol Rep; 2009 May;21(5):1181-8
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  • [Title] Evidence of ubiquitous in vivo and in vitro expression of pro-apoptotic Smac/DIABLO protein in meningioma cell lines.
  • Although meningiomas are one of the most common tumors in the central nervous system, the adjuvant treatment for recurrent or malignant meningiomas is not satisfactory.
  • As Smac/DIABLO has not been previously analyzed in meningiomas, We investigated the expression of Smac/DIABLO and survivin in primary meningioma cultures in vivo and in vitro.
  • Expression of Smac/DIABLO, survivin and single-stranded (ss)DNA in vivo were determined immunohistochemically in 100 meningioma surgical specimens, dura and normal human cortex.
  • PCR analysis displayed no changes of Smac/DIABLO and survivin expression in different meningioma grades, normal human cortical cortex or dura.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / metabolism. Meningioma / metabolism. Mitochondrial Proteins / biosynthesis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Female. Humans. Immunohistochemistry. Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins / genetics. Male. Middle Aged. RNA, Neoplasm / biosynthesis. RNA, Neoplasm / genetics. Tumor Cells, Cultured. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 19360292.001).
  • [ISSN] 1021-335X
  • [Journal-full-title] Oncology reports
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Oncol. Rep.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Greece
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / DIABLO protein, human; 0 / Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins; 0 / Mitochondrial Proteins; 0 / RNA, Neoplasm
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44. Korenkov AI, Imhof HG, Brandner S, Taub E, Huguenin PU, Gaab MR, Yonekawa Y: Growth retardation and bilateral cataracts followed by anaplastic meningioma 23 years after high-dose cranial and whole-body irradiation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia: case report and review of the literature. J Neurooncol; 2005 Sep;74(2):195-9
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  • [Title] Growth retardation and bilateral cataracts followed by anaplastic meningioma 23 years after high-dose cranial and whole-body irradiation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia: case report and review of the literature.
  • We report a case of meningioma diagnosed 23 years after high-dose cranial and whole-body irradiation for the treatment of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL).
  • Radiation-induced meningiomas are more commonly malignant, more commonly multiple, and more likely to recur after resection than non-radiation-induced meningiomas.
  • Survivors of childhood ALL treated with high-dose cranial irradiation are at risk both for early radiation injury in radiosensitive organs, such as the lens and pituitary gland, and for the later development of a radiation-induced meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Cataract / etiology. Cranial Irradiation / adverse effects. Growth Disorders / etiology. Meningeal Neoplasms / etiology. Meningioma / etiology. Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced / etiology. Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / radiotherapy
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Humans. Lens, Crystalline / radiation effects. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Pituitary Gland / radiation effects. Time Factors. Tomography, X-Ray Computed. Whole-Body Irradiation


45. Liu Y, Liu M, Li F, Wu C, Zhu S: Malignant meningiomas: a retrospective study of 22 cases. Bull Cancer; 2007 Oct;94(10):E27-31

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  • [Title] Malignant meningiomas: a retrospective study of 22 cases.
  • Malignant (anaplastic) meningioma constitutes a rare subset of meningioma.
  • The aim of the study was to study clinical features and management of malignant meningiomas.
  • Twenty-two patients with malignant meningiomas were surgically treated in our department between January 1986 and January 2005 in Qilu hospital, and we reviewed each patient's clinical records, radiological findings, operative reports, and pathological examinations.
  • Surgical resection and adjuvant radiotherapy are the main treatments for malignant meningiomas, and the degree of tumor removal is the leading factor determining postoperative recurrence and survival.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms. Meningioma
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Female. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local. Proportional Hazards Models. Retrospective Studies. Survival Analysis. Tomography, X-Ray Computed. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 17964977.001).
  • [ISSN] 1769-6917
  • [Journal-full-title] Bulletin du cancer
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Bull Cancer
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] France
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46. Zhang H, Rödiger LA, Shen T, Miao J, Oudkerk M: Perfusion MR imaging for differentiation of benign and malignant meningiomas. Neuroradiology; 2008 Jun;50(6):525-30
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  • [Title] Perfusion MR imaging for differentiation of benign and malignant meningiomas.
  • INTRODUCTION: Our purpose was to determine whether perfusion MR imaging can be used to differentiate benign and malignant meningiomas on the basis of the differences in perfusion of tumor parenchyma and/or peritumoral edema.
  • METHODS: A total of 33 patients with preoperative meningiomas (25 benign and 8 malignant) underwent conventional and dynamic susceptibility contrast perfusion MR imaging.
  • The independent samples t-test was used to determine whether there was a statistically significant difference in the mean rCBV and rMTE ratios between benign and malignant meningiomas.
  • RESULTS: The mean maximal rCBV values of benign and malignant meningiomas were 7.16+/-4.08 (mean+/-SD) and 5.89+/-3.86, respectively, in the parenchyma, and 1.05+/-0.96 and 3.82+/-1.39, respectively, in the peritumoral edema.
  • The differences in rCBV and rMTE values between benign and malignant meningiomas were not statistically significant (P>0.05) in the parenchyma, but both were statistically significant (P<0.05) in the peritumoral edema.
  • CONCLUSION: Perfusion MR imaging can provide useful information on meningioma vascularity which is not available from conventional MRI.
  • Measurement of maximal rCBV and corresponding rMTE values in the peritumoral edema is useful in the preoperative differentiation between benign and malignant meningiomas.
  • [MeSH-major] Magnetic Resonance Angiography. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Blood Volume. Brain Edema / etiology. Brain Edema / physiopathology. Cerebrovascular Circulation / physiology. Contrast Media. Female. Gadolinium DTPA. Humans. Male. Middle Aged

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  • (PMID = 18379768.001).
  • [ISSN] 0028-3940
  • [Journal-full-title] Neuroradiology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neuroradiology
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Controlled Clinical Trial; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Contrast Media; K2I13DR72L / Gadolinium DTPA
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ PMC2440923
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47. Kubo O, Chernov M, Izawa M, Hayashi M, Muragaki Y, Maruyama T, Hori T, Takakura K: Malignant progression of benign brain tumors after gamma knife radiosurgery: is it really caused by irradiation? Minim Invasive Neurosurg; 2005 Dec;48(6):334-9
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  • [Title] Malignant progression of benign brain tumors after gamma knife radiosurgery: is it really caused by irradiation?
  • Malignant transformation of benign neoplasm after radiosurgery is usually diagnosed based on the initial presence of benign tumor, its exposure to ionizing radiation, elapsed time from radiation exposure to malignant progression, and different histological characteristics or growth rate of the regrowing tumor comparing with those originally treated.
  • Three presented cases fulfilled these diagnostic criteria; however, it seems that progression of the tumors (schwannoma, meningioma, chordoma) resulted from the natural course of the disease, rather than represented side effects of gamma knife radiosurgery.
  • Evaluation of the proliferative potential of the benign neoplasm before radiosurgical treatment either directly, if tumor sampling is available, or indirectly, by calculation of the tumor growth rate and/or analysis of the data of the metabolic imaging (PET, MRS) is important for identification of "aggressive" subtypes, precise prediction of prognosis, and confirmation of the radiation-induced malignant transformation in cases of tumor regrowth.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Neoplasms / surgery. Cell Transformation, Neoplastic / radiation effects. Chordoma / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced / physiopathology. Neurilemmoma / surgery. Radiosurgery / adverse effects
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Brain Diseases / surgery. Cell Proliferation. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Prognosis

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  • (PMID = 16432782.001).
  • [ISSN] 0946-7211
  • [Journal-full-title] Minimally invasive neurosurgery : MIN
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Minim Invasive Neurosurg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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48. Nakane Y, Natsume A, Wakabayashi T, Oi S, Ito M, Inao S, Saito K, Yoshida J: Malignant transformation-related genes in meningiomas: allelic loss on 1p36 and methylation status of p73 and RASSF1A. J Neurosurg; 2007 Aug;107(2):398-404

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  • [Title] Malignant transformation-related genes in meningiomas: allelic loss on 1p36 and methylation status of p73 and RASSF1A.
  • The aim of this study was to identify genes related to meningioma progression from the benign state to the atypical and anaplastic states by examining 1p LOH and the promoter methylation of RASSF1A and p73.
  • METHODS: The authors studied 40 surgical specimens (22 WHO Grade I, 11 Grade II, and seven Grade III) obtained in 37 patients with meningioma.
  • CONCLUSIONS: Based on the hypothesis that meningiomas cumulatively acquire genetic alterations and thus progress from the benign to the atypical and anaplastic states, genetic alterations in the methylation status of p73 or RASSF1A along with 1p LOH may result in the malignant transformation of a meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Chromosomes, Human, Pair 1 / genetics. DNA-Binding Proteins / genetics. Loss of Heterozygosity / genetics. Meningeal Neoplasms / genetics. Meningioma / genetics. Nuclear Proteins / genetics. Tumor Suppressor Proteins / genetics
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Cell Transformation, Neoplastic / genetics. DNA Methylation. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged

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  • (PMID = 17695396.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / DNA-Binding Proteins; 0 / Nuclear Proteins; 0 / RASSF1 protein, human; 0 / Tumor Suppressor Proteins; 0 / tumor suppressor protein p73
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49. Hasegawa T, Kida Y, Yoshimoto M, Koike J, Iizuka H, Ishii D: Long-term outcomes of Gamma Knife surgery for cavernous sinus meningioma. J Neurosurg; 2007 Oct;107(4):745-51
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  • [Title] Long-term outcomes of Gamma Knife surgery for cavernous sinus meningioma.
  • METHODS: One hundred fifteen patients with cavernous sinus meningiomas, excluding atypical or malignant meningiomas, were treated with GKS between 1991 and 2003.
  • [MeSH-major] Cavernous Sinus / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Radiosurgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Morbidity. Prognosis. Radiation Dosage. Survival Rate. Time Factors. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 17937218.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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50. Miyatake S, Tamura Y, Kawabata S, Iida K, Kuroiwa T, Ono K: Boron neutron capture therapy for malignant tumors related to meningiomas. Neurosurgery; 2007 Jul;61(1):82-90; discussion 90-1
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  • [Title] Boron neutron capture therapy for malignant tumors related to meningiomas.
  • OBJECTIVE: Malignant meningiomas, similar to glioblastomas, are difficult tumors to control.
  • We tried to control malignant tumors related to meningiomas by boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT).
  • METHODS: Since June 2005, we applied BNCT with 13 rounds of neutron irradiation to seven cases of malignant tumors related to meningiomas.
  • Three were anaplastic meningiomas, two were papillary meningiomas, one was an atypical meningioma, and one was a sarcoma transformed from a meningioma with cervical lymph node metastasis.
  • The atypical meningioma case showed a tumor-to-healthy brain ratio of 2.0.
  • Two of the three anaplastic meningiomas showed a complete response, and all six patients available for follow-up imaging showed radiographic improvements.
  • In this patient, a huge atypical meningioma arose from the falcotentorial junction and extended to the bilateral occipital lobes and brainstem; visual problems worsened after repetitive BNCT, with an increase in peritumoral edema.
  • CONCLUSION: Malignant meningiomas seem to be good candidates for BNCT.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Brain Injuries / etiology. Brain Injuries / radionuclide imaging. Female. Humans. Male. Radiation Injuries / etiology. Radiation Injuries / radionuclide imaging. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 17621022.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
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51. Iwai Y, Yamanaka K, Ikeda H: Gamma Knife radiosurgery for skull base meningioma: long-term results of low-dose treatment. J Neurosurg; 2008 Nov;109(5):804-10
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  • [Title] Gamma Knife radiosurgery for skull base meningioma: long-term results of low-dose treatment.
  • Seven patients were thought to have malignant transformation based on histological or radiological characteristics of the lesion.
  • The actuarial progression-free survival rate, including malignant transformation and outside recurrence, was 93% at 5 years and 83% at 10 years.
  • Surgeons must be aware of the possibility of treatment failure, defined as local failure, marginal failure, and malignant transformation; however, this may be the natural course of meningiomas and not related to radiosurgery.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / surgery. Radiosurgery / methods. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Kaplan-Meier Estimate. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local. Treatment Outcome. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 18976068.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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52. Lin KC, Cheng TJ, Yung JM, Kuo JR: Malignant astrocytoma following radiation for nasopharyngeal carcinoma: case report and review of the literature. Acta Neurol Taiwan; 2007 Mar;16(1):27-32
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  • [Title] Malignant astrocytoma following radiation for nasopharyngeal carcinoma: case report and review of the literature.
  • A 32-year-old woman developed malignant astrocytoma 3 years after radiotherapy for nasopharnygeal carcinoma (NPC).
  • Introduction of brain malignancy induction after external beam radiation for craniopharyngioma, pituitary adenoma, or meningioma has been previously reported.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Female. Humans. Radiotherapy Dosage

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  • (PMID = 17486730.001).
  • [ISSN] 1028-768X
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurologica Taiwanica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurol Taiwan
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] China (Republic : 1949- )
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53. Nagar VA, Ye JR, Ng WH, Chan YH, Hui F, Lee CK, Lim CC: Diffusion-weighted MR imaging: diagnosing atypical or malignant meningiomas and detecting tumor dedifferentiation. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol; 2008 Jun;29(6):1147-52

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  • [Title] Diffusion-weighted MR imaging: diagnosing atypical or malignant meningiomas and detecting tumor dedifferentiation.
  • BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Atypical and malignant meningiomas are uncommon tumors with aggressive behavior and higher mortality, morbidity, and recurrence compared with benign tumors.
  • We investigated the utility of diffusion-weighted (DW) MR imaging to differentiate atypical/malignant from benign meningiomas and to detect histologic dedifferentiation to higher tumor grade.
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively compared conventional and DW MR images (b-value 1000 s/mm(2)) acquired on a 1.5T clinical scanner between 25 atypical/malignant and 23 benign meningiomas.
  • RESULTS: Irregular tumor margins, peritumoral edema, and adjacent bone destruction occurred significantly more often in atypical/malignant than in benign meningiomas.
  • The mean ADC of atypical/malignant meningiomas (0.66 +/- 0.13 x 10(-3) mm(2)/s) was significantly lower compared with benign meningiomas (0.88 +/- 0.08 x 10(-3) mm(2)/s; P < .0001).
  • Mean NADC ratio in the atypical/malignant group (0.91 +/- 0.18) was also significantly lower than the benign group (1.28 +/- 0.11; P < .0001), without overlap between groups.
  • Two patients had isointense benign tumors on initial DW MR imaging, and these became hyperintense with the decrease in ADC and NADC below these thresholds when they progressed to atypical and malignant meningiomas on recurrence.
  • CONCLUSIONS: ADC and NADC ratios in atypical/malignant meningiomas are significantly lower than in benign tumors.
  • [MeSH-major] Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods. Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted / methods. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Cell Dedifferentiation. Female. Humans. Male. Reproducibility of Results. Sensitivity and Specificity

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  • (PMID = 18356472.001).
  • [ISSN] 1936-959X
  • [Journal-full-title] AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] AJNR Am J Neuroradiol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
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54. Rosenberg LA, Prayson RA, Lee J, Reddy C, Chao ST, Barnett GH, Vogelbaum MA, Suh JH: Long-term experience with World Health Organization grade III (malignant) meningiomas at a single institution. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys; 2009 Jun 1;74(2):427-32
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  • [Title] Long-term experience with World Health Organization grade III (malignant) meningiomas at a single institution.
  • METHODS AND MATERIALS: The slides from patients who had been treated at the Cleveland Clinic for malignant meningiomas were reviewed by a single neuropathologist.
  • The data from 13 patients treated between 1984 and 2006 satisfied the World Health Organization 2007 definition of Grade III meningioma.
  • CONCLUSION: This is one of the few studies reporting the outcomes for malignant meningioma patients according to recent definitions.
  • Our results are consistent with existing reports of the overall poor outcomes for atypical and malignant meningioma patients.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / radiotherapy. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / radiotherapy. Meningioma / surgery. Salvage Therapy / methods
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Humans. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / mortality. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / radiotherapy. Postoperative Complications. Radiosurgery. Radiotherapy / adverse effects. Radiotherapy Dosage. Survival Rate. World Health Organization

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  • (PMID = 19427553.001).
  • [ISSN] 1879-355X
  • [Journal-full-title] International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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55. Trinkaus M, Vranic A, Dolenc VV, Lah TT: Cathepsins B and L and their inhibitors stefin B and cystatin C as markers for malignant progression of benign meningiomas. Int J Biol Markers; 2005 Jan-Mar;20(1):50-9
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  • [Title] Cathepsins B and L and their inhibitors stefin B and cystatin C as markers for malignant progression of benign meningiomas.
  • They have a wide range of histopathological appearances and are classified, according to the aggressiveness of their growth and the risk of recurrence, as WHO grade I (benign) meningiomas, WHO grade II (atypical) meningiomas and WHO grade III anaplastic (malignant) meningiomas.
  • The expression of cathepsins and inhibitors was not different between central and peripheral meningioma tissue or between histological subtypes of meningiomas, with the exception of cathepsin L, the level of which was significantly lower in transitional meningiomas.
  • The diagnostic and prognostic value for relapse of meningioma needs to be confirmed in a larger population of patients.
  • [MeSH-major] Cathepsin B / metabolism. Cathepsins / metabolism. Cystatins / genetics. Cysteine Endopeptidases / metabolism. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / metabolism. Meningioma / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Biomarkers, Tumor / antagonists & inhibitors. Biomarkers, Tumor / genetics. Biomarkers, Tumor / metabolism. Cathepsin L. Cell Proliferation. Cell Transformation, Neoplastic / genetics. Cystatin B. Cystatin C. Disease Progression. Female. Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic / genetics. Humans. Immunohistochemistry. Male. Middle Aged. RNA, Messenger / genetics. RNA, Messenger / metabolism. Receptors, Progesterone / metabolism

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  • (PMID = 15832773.001).
  • [ISSN] 0393-6155
  • [Journal-full-title] The International journal of biological markers
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Int. J. Biol. Markers
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Italy
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Biomarkers, Tumor; 0 / CST3 protein, human; 0 / CSTB protein, human; 0 / Cystatin C; 0 / Cystatins; 0 / RNA, Messenger; 0 / Receptors, Progesterone; 88844-95-5 / Cystatin B; EC 3.4.- / Cathepsins; EC 3.4.22.- / Cysteine Endopeptidases; EC 3.4.22.1 / Cathepsin B; EC 3.4.22.15 / CTSL1 protein, human; EC 3.4.22.15 / Cathepsin L
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56. Hahn BM, Schrell UM, Sauer R, Fahlbusch R, Ganslandt O, Grabenbauer GG: Prolonged oral hydroxyurea and concurrent 3d-conformal radiation in patients with progressive or recurrent meningioma: results of a pilot study. J Neurooncol; 2005 Sep;74(2):157-65
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  • [Title] Prolonged oral hydroxyurea and concurrent 3d-conformal radiation in patients with progressive or recurrent meningioma: results of a pilot study.
  • PATIENTS AND METHODS: Twenty-one patients with recurrent or progressive meningiomas (13 benign, 4 atypical and malignant, 4 with unproven histology) received treatment by fractionated 3d-conformal radiation (55.8-59.4 Gy) and concurrent HU, administered for a median time of three months with a daily dosage of 20 mg/kg.
  • [MeSH-major] Antineoplastic Agents / therapeutic use. Hydroxyurea / therapeutic use. Meningioma / drug therapy. Meningioma / radiotherapy. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / drug therapy. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / radiotherapy
  • [MeSH-minor] Administration, Oral. Adult. Aged. Combined Modality Therapy. Disease Progression. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Male. Meningeal Neoplasms / drug therapy. Meningeal Neoplasms / radiotherapy. Middle Aged. Pilot Projects. Radiotherapy, Conformal. Remission Induction. Survival Rate

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  • (PMID = 16193387.001).
  • [ISSN] 0167-594X
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neuro-oncology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurooncol.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] Netherlands
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Antineoplastic Agents; X6Q56QN5QC / Hydroxyurea
  • [Number-of-references] 36
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57. Wada K, Maruno M, Suzuki T, Kagawa N, Hashiba T, Fujimoto Y, Hashimoto N, Izumoto S, Yoshimine T: Chromosomal and genetic abnormalities in benign and malignant meningiomas using DNA microarray. Neurol Res; 2005 Oct;27(7):747-54

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  • [Title] Chromosomal and genetic abnormalities in benign and malignant meningiomas using DNA microarray.
  • BACKGROUND: Meningioma is the commonest brain tumor and many genetic abnormalities, such as the loss of chromosome 22q and the mutation of NF2, have been reported.
  • In this study, we used DNA microarray assay, which detects numerous genetic abnormalities simultaneously and analyses a global assessment of molecular events in meningioma cells.
  • [MeSH-major] Chromosome Aberrations. Meningeal Neoplasms / genetics. Meningioma / genetics. Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Chromosome Mapping. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged

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  • (PMID = 16197812.001).
  • [ISSN] 0161-6412
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurological research
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurol. Res.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] England
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58. Murray G, Jiménez L, Báez F, Colón-Castillo LE, Brau RH: Descriptive profile of surgically-confirmed adult central nervous system tumors in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J; 2009 Dec;28(4):317-28

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  • [Title] Descriptive profile of surgically-confirmed adult central nervous system tumors in Puerto Rico.
  • METHODS: A retrospective analysis of all the surgical procedures from January 1, 2002 to May 31, 2006 for adult CNS tumors in Puerto Rico was performed.
  • The most common histological type found was meningioma WHO I (24%), followed by pituitary adenomas (16%), and glioblastoma multiforme (14%).
  • Benign histological tumors were more frequent than more malignant variants.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Puerto Rico. Retrospective Studies. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 19999240.001).
  • [ISSN] 0738-0658
  • [Journal-full-title] Puerto Rico health sciences journal
  • [ISO-abbreviation] P R Health Sci J
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Puerto Rico
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59. Raizer JJ, Abrey LE, Lassman AB, Chang SM, Lamborn KR, Kuhn JG, Yung WK, Gilbert MR, Aldape KD, Wen PY, Fine HA, Mehta M, Deangelis LM, Lieberman F, Cloughesy TF, Robins HI, Dancey J, Prados MD, North American Brain Tumor Consortium: A phase I trial of erlotinib in patients with nonprogressive glioblastoma multiforme postradiation therapy, and recurrent malignant gliomas and meningiomas. Neuro Oncol; 2010 Jan;12(1):87-94
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  • [Title] A phase I trial of erlotinib in patients with nonprogressive glioblastoma multiforme postradiation therapy, and recurrent malignant gliomas and meningiomas.
  • The objective of this phase I study was to determine the maximal tolerated dose (MTD) of erlotinib in patients with recurrent malignant gliomas (MGs) or recurrent meningiomas on enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs (EIAEDs).

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  • (PMID = 20150371.001).
  • [ISSN] 1523-5866
  • [Journal-full-title] Neuro-oncology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neuro-oncology
  • [Language] ENG
  • [Grant] United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01-RR0865; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01 CA62399; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01 RR003186; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01-RR00079; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01CA62407-08; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA16672; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / 5-U01CA62399-09; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / RR003186-190379; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01-RR00056; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01CA62421-08; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA62426; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01 RR003186-190379; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA62422; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / U01CA62405; United States / NCRR NIH HHS / RR / M01 RR03186; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA62399; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA62412
  • [Publication-type] Clinical Trial, Phase I; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • [Publication-country] England
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Anticonvulsants; 0 / Antineoplastic Agents; 0 / Quinazolines; DA87705X9K / Erlotinib Hydrochloride
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ PMC2940559
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60. Takei H, Adesina AM, Mehta V, Powell SZ, Langford LA: Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the pineal region in an adult. J Neurosurg; 2010 Aug;113(2):374-9
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  • [Title] Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the pineal region in an adult.
  • An atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) is a highly malignant embryonal tumor most often occurring in the posterior fossa in children younger than 3 years of age.
  • Adult cases of AT/RT are very rare, and 27 cases with a diagnosis of either AT/RT or (malignant) rhabdoid tumor have been reported to date.
  • The authors report an adult case of an AT/RT occurring in the pineal region with molecular cytogenetic and immunohistochemical confirmation.
  • The differential diagnoses include rhabdoid glioblastoma, metastatic carcinoma, and rhabdoid meningioma.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Biopsy. Chromosomal Proteins, Non-Histone / genetics. Chromosomes, Human, Pair 22. DNA-Binding Proteins / genetics. Female. Gene Deletion. Humans. In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Transcription Factors / genetics

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  • (PMID = 19911885.001).
  • [ISSN] 1933-0693
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Chromosomal Proteins, Non-Histone; 0 / DNA-Binding Proteins; 0 / SMARCB1 protein, human; 0 / Transcription Factors
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61. Casalbore P, Budoni M, Ricci-Vitiani L, Cenciarelli C, Petrucci G, Milazzo L, Montano N, Tabolacci E, Maira G, Larocca LM, Pallini R: Tumorigenic potential of olfactory bulb-derived human adult neural stem cells associates with activation of TERT and NOTCH1. PLoS One; 2009;4(2):e4434
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  • [Title] Tumorigenic potential of olfactory bulb-derived human adult neural stem cells associates with activation of TERT and NOTCH1.
  • BACKGROUND: Multipotent neural stem cells (NSCs) have been isolated from neurogenic regions of the adult brain.
  • However, the constitutive activation of the cellular machinery required to bypass apoptosis and senescence places these cells at risk for malignant transformation.
  • METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Using serum-free medium supplemented with epidermal growth factor (EGF) and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF), we established clonally derived NS/progenitor cell (NS/PC) cultures from the olfactory bulb (OB) of five adult patients.
  • CONCLUSIONS/SIGNIFICANCE: Using culturing techniques described in current literature, NS/PCs arise from the OB of adult patients which in vivo either integrate in the CNS parenchyma showing neuron-like features or initiate tumor formation.
  • [MeSH-major] Adult Stem Cells / pathology. Cell Transformation, Neoplastic / pathology. Neurons / pathology. Olfactory Bulb / enzymology. Olfactory Bulb / pathology. Receptors, Notch / metabolism. Telomerase / metabolism
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Animals. Enzyme Activation / drug effects. Humans. Meningioma / pathology. Mice. Mitogens / pharmacology. Rats. Serum. Stem Cell Transplantation

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  • (PMID = 19209236.001).
  • [ISSN] 1932-6203
  • [Journal-full-title] PloS one
  • [ISO-abbreviation] PLoS ONE
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Mitogens; 0 / Receptors, Notch; EC 2.7.7.49 / TERT protein, human; EC 2.7.7.49 / Telomerase
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ PMC2637538
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62. Vranic A, Popovic M, Cör A, Prestor B, Pizem J: Mitotic count, brain invasion, and location are independent predictors of recurrence-free survival in primary atypical and malignant meningiomas: a study of 86 patients. Neurosurgery; 2010 Oct;67(4):1124-32

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  • [Title] Mitotic count, brain invasion, and location are independent predictors of recurrence-free survival in primary atypical and malignant meningiomas: a study of 86 patients.
  • BACKGROUND: Since precise diagnostic criteria for atypical and malignant meningiomas (AMMs) were provided for the first time in the 2000 World Health Organization (WHO) criteria, there is only sparse information about possible prognostic factors in the group of AMMs.
  • METHODS: We analyzed 86 primary AMMs, 76 of which were atypical and 10 of which were malignant, diagnosed according to the 2000 WHO classification.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms. Meningioma. Mitotic Index. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / mortality
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Female. Humans. Ki-67 Antigen / metabolism. Male. Middle Aged. Prognosis. Retrospective Studies. Survival Analysis. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 20881577.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Ki-67 Antigen
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63. Zarovnaya EL, Pallatroni HF, Hug EB, Ball PA, Cromwell LD, Pipas JM, Fadul CE, Meyer LP, Park JP, Biegel JA, Perry A, Rhodes CH: Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the spine in an adult: case report and review of the literature. J Neurooncol; 2007 Aug;84(1):49-55
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  • [Title] Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the spine in an adult: case report and review of the literature.
  • Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors (AT/RTs) are rare, malignant brain tumors which occur almost exclusively in infants and young children.
  • We describe a case of an AT/RT of the spinal cord in an adult.
  • In consultation with senior pathologists at other institutions, the lesion was initially diagnosed as a rhabdoid meningioma.
  • Subsequently, immunohistochemical studies revealed the absence of INI1 gene expression in the malignant cells, supporting the diagnosis of AT/RT.
  • To our knowledge, this is the first case of a spinal atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor in an adult fully documented with molecular, immunohistochemical, cytogenetic and autopsy findings.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Cervical Vertebrae. Diagnosis, Differential. Fatal Outcome. Female. Humans. Immunohistochemistry. Monosomy / diagnosis. Monosomy / genetics

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  • (PMID = 17377740.001).
  • [ISSN] 0167-594X
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neuro-oncology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurooncol.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Grant] United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA46274
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Review
  • [Publication-country] Netherlands
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Chromosomal Proteins, Non-Histone; 0 / DNA-Binding Proteins; 0 / SMARCB1 protein, human; 0 / Transcription Factors
  • [Number-of-references] 34
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64. Ahmad M, Majid A, Masood M: Intracranial haemangiopericytoma: a very rare entity having a high malignant/metastatic potential. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad; 2009 Oct-Dec;21(4):174-6
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  • [Title] Intracranial haemangiopericytoma: a very rare entity having a high malignant/metastatic potential.
  • Their radiological appearance resembles that of meningioma.
  • [MeSH-minor] Humans. Male. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 21067055.001).
  • [ISSN] 1025-9589
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] Pakistan
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65. García Casales Z, Echebarría Barona A, Urberuaga Pascual A, Astigarraga Aguirre I, Burgos Bretones JJ, Navajas Gutiérrez A: [Differential aspects in children and adult patients with medulloblastoma]. Med Clin (Barc); 2009 Oct 3;133(12):454-9
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  • [Title] [Differential aspects in children and adult patients with medulloblastoma].
  • BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Medulloblastoma is the more frequent malignant cerebral tumor in childhood.
  • One patient developed a meningioma and a maxillary sarcoma at the long term follow-up.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Age Factors. Child. Child, Preschool. Cohort Studies. Confidence Intervals. Data Interpretation, Statistical. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Infant. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Metastasis. Normal Distribution. Retrospective Studies. Spain / epidemiology. Statistics, Nonparametric. Time Factors

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  • (PMID = 19674760.001).
  • [ISSN] 0025-7753
  • [Journal-full-title] Medicina clínica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Med Clin (Barc)
  • [Language] spa
  • [Publication-type] Comparative Study; English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Spain
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66. Grill J, Lamfers ML, van Beusechem VW, van der Valk P, Huisman A, Sminia P, Alemany R, Curiel DT, Vandertop WP, Gerritsen WR, Dirven CM: Oncolytic virotherapy of meningiomas in vitro with replication-competent adenovirus. Neurosurgery; 2005;56(1):146-53; discussion 153-4
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  • OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of the conditionally replicating adenovirus (Ad) Ad.d24 for oncolysis of benign and malignant meningiomas.
  • METHODS: Primary meningioma cells and organotypic spheroids were cultured from tumor biopsies of 12 consecutive unselected patients.
  • Four different Ads were constructed and tested on meningioma cells and spheroids: a replication-deficient Ad encoding the luciferase marker gene (Ad.Luc), a replication-competent Ad with complete E1 region (Ad.E1+), a replication-competent Ad encoding the luciferase gene in the E3 region (Ad.E1Luc), and a conditionally replicating Ad with an E1ACR2 deletion (Ad.d24).
  • Their oncolytic activity was compared in primary meningioma cells and spheroids by use of viability and outgrowth assays.
  • RESULTS: Adenoviral penetration into organotypic meningioma spheroids was detected with the replication-competent Ad.E1Luc, whereas infection with the replication-deficient Ad.Luc was limited to the outer layer of the spheroid.
  • Replication of the Ads and oncolysis was demonstrated in primary cell cultures of meningioma cells at high dose, i.e., greater than 50 plaque-forming units per cell.
  • At a lower dose of 5 plaque-forming units per cell, Ad.d24 kills meningioma cells more efficiently than Ad.E1+.
  • Infection of organotypic meningioma spheroids with Ad.d24 resulted in decreased viability and suppression of outgrowth as compared with untreated control spheroids.
  • CONCLUSION: Infection of meningioma cells and spheroids with replication-competent Ads results in efficient oncolysis.
  • The Ad modified to replicate selectively in retinoblast-mutant cells, Ad.d24, seemed to be an efficient oncolytic agent in benign, atypical, and malignant meningiomas.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / therapy. Oncolytic Virotherapy
  • [MeSH-minor] Adenoviridae / physiology. Adult. Aged. Cells, Cultured. Humans. Middle Aged. Virus Replication

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  • (PMID = 15617597.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
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67. Qi ZG, Li YX, Wang Y, Geng DY, Li KC, Shen TZ, Chen XR: Lipid signal in evaluation of intracranial meningiomas. Chin Med J (Engl); 2008 Dec 5;121(23):2415-9
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  • BACKGROUND: Using magnetic resonance imaging, diagnosis of malignant meningioma from benign meningioma with atypical features is uncertain.
  • RESULTS: Twenty-nine meningiomas were histologically benign (eleven meningothelial, thirteen fibrous, four transitional and one microcystic), three were atypical, and two were anaplastic.
  • Lipid signal was detected in ten cases: two anaplastic, three atypical, two fibrous and three meningothelial meningiomas.
  • With creatinine peak in the normal white matter chosen as internal standard, lipid/creatinine ratios of anaplastic, atypical and benign meningiomas were 0.844 +/- 0.027 (range from 0.725 to 0.994), 0.465 +/- 0.023 (range from 0.239 to 0.724), and 0.373 +/- 0.016 (range from 0.172 to 0.571) respectively.
  • Highly significant differences were noted between anaplastic and the other two subtypes.
  • Patchy necrosis was observed in anaplastic meningioma, while focal necrosis was noted in atypical meningioma with HE stain.
  • KP-1 stain demonstrated histocytes containing lipids in the necrotic region of anaplastic and atypical meningioma.
  • CONCLUSION: The lipid signal at 1.3 ppm is a useful marker in evaluating the malignancy of intracranial meningiomas, especially in the differential diagnosis of anaplastic meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy / methods. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Reproducibility of Results. Sensitivity and Specificity

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  • (PMID = 19102960.001).
  • [ISSN] 0366-6999
  • [Journal-full-title] Chinese medical journal
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Chin. Med. J.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] China
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68. Rockhill J, Mrugala M, Chamberlain MC: Intracranial meningiomas: an overview of diagnosis and treatment. Neurosurg Focus; 2007;23(4):E1

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  • Meningiomas are extraaxial central nervous system tumors most often discovered in middle to late adult life, and are more often seen in women.
  • Ninety percent of meningiomas are benign, 6% are atypical, and 2% are malignant.
  • Most patients in whom a meningioma is diagnosed undergo resection to relieve neurological symptoms.
  • When the meningioma is unresectable or all other treatments (surgery and radiotherapy) have failed, hormonal therapy or chemotherapy may be considered.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningeal Neoplasms / therapy. Meningioma / diagnosis. Meningioma / therapy

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  • (PMID = 17961033.001).
  • [ISSN] 1092-0684
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgical focus
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurg Focus
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Number-of-references] 62
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69. Santelli L, Ramondo G, Della Puppa A, Ermani M, Scienza R, d'Avella D, Manara R: Diffusion-weighted imaging does not predict histological grading in meningiomas. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 2010 Aug;152(8):1315-9; discussion 1319
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  • PURPOSE: This study aims to verify the reliability of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) measurements to differentiate benign from atypical/malignant meningiomas and among different sub-types.
  • METHODS: Pre-operative DWI of 102 patients (74 females, mean age 58 years, age range 34-85 years) affected by a pathologically proven intracranial meningioma were retrospectively reviewed.
  • ADC values and normalised ADC(ratio) (ADC(meningioma)/ADC(normal appearing white matter)) of the neoplastic tissue (avoiding calcifications and cystic or necrotic areas) were measured by two neuroradiologists unaware of each others' reading.
  • RESULTS: Meningiomas were histologically graded as malignant (1%), atypical (21.5%) and benign (77.5%).
  • There was no statistical difference between typical and atypical/malignant meningiomas when considering mean ADC values (0.964 +/- 0.192 x 10(-3) vs 0.923 +/- 0.085 x 10(-3) cm(2)/s, p = 0.3 t-Student) or ADC(ratio) (1.266 +/- 0.290 vs 1.185 +/- 0.115, p = 0.2 t-Student).
  • ADC values or ADC(ratio) did not differ significantly among meningioma sub-types although a nearly significant difference was found between meningothelial and transitional (post hoc analysis p = 0.06).
  • DWI intensity did not reach a significant correlation with meningioma's grading (p = 0.08).
  • [MeSH-major] Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology. Neoplasm Invasiveness / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Brain / pathology. Diagnosis, Differential. Female. Humans. Male. Meninges / pathology. Middle Aged. Observer Variation. Predictive Value of Tests. Prognosis. Reproducibility of Results. Severity of Illness Index

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  • (PMID = 20428902.001).
  • [ISSN] 0942-0940
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurochirurgica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurochir (Wien)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] Austria
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70. Ahmadi SA, Samadi N: Evaluation of argyrophilic nucleolar organizer region staining in predicting the behavior of meningiomas. Ann Saudi Med; 2006 Jan-Feb;26(1):38-42

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  • Comparing nonrecurrent, recurrent, atypical and malignant meningiomas we studied the value of the routine applicability of the AgNOR count in the prognostication of this tumor.
  • Eighty-one cases were selected and arranged in six groups according to clinical data and grading: 14 benign non-recurrent meningiomas; 14 primary benign recurrent meningiomas and their subsequent benign recurrences; 14 atypical; 11 malignant and 14 spinal meningiomas.
  • There was a significant difference between benign non-recurrenttumors versus benign recurrent (P<0.0001) and atypical or malignant (P<0.0001) tumors.
  • A difference was also noted between the recurring tumors versus malignant ones (P = 0.002) but no significant difference was seen between recurrent and atypical; atypical and malignant; intracranial and intraspinal; and primary of recurring meningiomas with their subsequent recurrences.
  • A mean AgNOR count of <2.3 could separate benign tumors from atypical or malignant meningiomas with 93% specificity; and 93% of tumors with benign histology had no recurrence potential if their mean AgNOR count was less than 1.8.
  • CONCLUSION: This study indicates that in meningioma, the AgNOR count has a good correlation with tumor grading and recurrence, which may aid pathologists and clinicians in predicting tumor behavior.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology. Nucleolus Organizer Region / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Coloring Agents. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. ROC Curve

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  • (PMID = 16521873.001).
  • [ISSN] 0256-4947
  • [Journal-full-title] Annals of Saudi medicine
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Ann Saudi Med
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Saudi Arabia
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Coloring Agents
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71. Friedman WA, Murad GJ, Bradshaw P, Amdur RJ, Mendenhall WM, Foote KD, Bova FJ: Linear accelerator surgery for meningiomas. J Neurosurg; 2005 Aug;103(2):206-9
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  • The actuarial local control rate for atypical tumors was 100% at 1 year, 92% at 2 years, and 77% at 5 years; and that for malignant tumors was 100% at both 1 and 2 years, and only 19% at 5 years.
  • In all patients with a permanent complication the histological characteristics of the meningioma were malignant.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Particle Accelerators. Retrospective Studies. Survival Analysis. Treatment Outcome

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  • [CommentIn] J Neurosurg. 2005 Aug;103(2):203-5; discussion 205 [16175846.001]
  • (PMID = 16175847.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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72. Mattei TA, Mattei JA, Ramina R, Aguiar PH, Plese JP, Marino Jr R: Edema and malignancy in meningiomas. Clinics (Sao Paulo); 2005 Jun;60(3):201-6
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  • PURPOSE: In recent years there have been many attempts to define a subset of aggressive malignant meningiomas based on histopathology and imaging technologies.
  • Histological classification was: benign meningioma--43 cases; atypical meningiomas--11 cases; malignant meningioma--1 case.
  • CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that the degree of edema as revealed by computer tomography and magnetic resonance imaging can be an important clinical predictive factor for the histological grade of the meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Edema / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Child. Female. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Staging. Severity of Illness Index. Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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  • (PMID = 15962080.001).
  • [ISSN] 1807-5932
  • [Journal-full-title] Clinics (São Paulo, Brazil)
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Clinics (Sao Paulo)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Brazil
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73. Yilmaz Z, Sahin FI, Atalay B, Ozen O, Caner H, Bavbek M, Demirhan B, Altinörs N: Chromosome 1p36 and 22qter deletions in paraffin block sections of intracranial meningiomas. Pathol Oncol Res; 2005;11(4):224-8

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  • In this study, we aimed to detect 1p36 and 22qter deletions by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in archival materials of 50 intracranial meningioma patients.
  • The clinical material consisted of paraffin-embedded tissue sections from 50 patients who were surgically treated and had histopathologic diagnosis of an intracranial meningioma.
  • In addition, we observed 22qter deletion in 26/36 (72.2%) patients with meningothelial meningioma.
  • This finding implies that 22qter deletion might play an important role in the pathogenesis of meningothelial meningioma.
  • On the other hand, no alterations were documented in the frequency of these chromosomal alterations according to the grade of meningiomas, suggesting that malignant progression of these tumors depends on other, more relevant, genetic changes.
  • [MeSH-major] Chromosome Deletion. Chromosomes, Human, Pair 1 / genetics. Chromosomes, Human, Pair 22 / genetics. Meningeal Neoplasms / genetics. Meningioma / genetics
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Data Interpretation, Statistical. Disease Progression. Female. Humans. In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence. Male. Middle Aged

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  • (PMID = 16388319.001).
  • [ISSN] 1219-4956
  • [Journal-full-title] Pathology oncology research : POR
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Pathol. Oncol. Res.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] England
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74. Hei Y, Zhang XW, Wang Y, Lu XZ, Yang XJ, Xiao LH: [The features of pathology and immunohistochemistry in orbital meningiomas]. Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi; 2006 Nov;42(11):998-1001
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  • RESULTS: The main configuration of orbital meningiomas was meningothelial, transitional and fibrous meningioma.
  • CONCLUSIONS: Our study shows that the major histological configuration of orbital meningiomas are meningothelial, transitional and fibrous meningioma.
  • No difference of the expression rates of p53 and Ki-67 are found in benignant, recrudescent and malignant of tumor.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / pathology. Orbital Neoplasms / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Female. Humans. Ki-67 Antigen / metabolism. Male. Middle Aged. Mucin-1 / metabolism. Tumor Suppressor Protein p53 / metabolism. Vimentin / metabolism. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 17386138.001).
  • [ISSN] 0412-4081
  • [Journal-full-title] [Zhonghua yan ke za zhi] Chinese journal of ophthalmology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi
  • [Language] chi
  • [Publication-type] English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] China
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Ki-67 Antigen; 0 / Mucin-1; 0 / Tumor Suppressor Protein p53; 0 / Vimentin
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75. Lee KJ, Joo WI, Rha HK, Park HK, Chough JK, Hong YK, Park CK: Peritumoral brain edema in meningiomas: correlations between magnetic resonance imaging, angiography, and pathology. Surg Neurol; 2008 Apr;69(4):350-5; discussion 355
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  • METHODS: Seventy-nine patients with meningioma were examined by MRI and cerebral angiography.
  • RESULTS: Male sex (P = .009), tumor size (P = .026), signal intensity of tumor in T2WI (P = .016), atypical and malignant tumor (P = .004), and pial blood supply (P = .001) correlated with peritumoral edema on univariate analyses.
  • However, in multivariate analyses, pial blood supply was statistically significant as a factor for peritumoral edema in meningioma (P = .029).
  • CONCLUSIONS: In our results, male sex, hyperintensity on T2WI, and pial blood supply were associated with peritumoral edema in meningioma that influence the clinical prognosis of patients.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Edema / etiology. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / radiography. Meningioma / pathology. Meningioma / radiography
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Cerebral Angiography. Female. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Retrospective Studies. Sex Factors. Tumor Burden

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  • (PMID = 18262249.001).
  • [ISSN] 0090-3019
  • [Journal-full-title] Surgical neurology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Surg Neurol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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76. Miyatake S, Kajimoto Y, Kuroiwa T: [Intraoperative photo-dynamic diagnosis of brain tumors]. Brain Nerve; 2009 Jul;61(7):835-42
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  • Conventionary, we use 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) for photo-dynamic diagnosis in the removal of malignant gliomas.
  • As PpIX preferentially accumulates in the tumor tissue in comparison with normal tissue, this red fluorescence becomes a good hallmark for discrimination between normal and tumor tissues, especially in malignant gliomas, which have infiltrative characteristics.
  • Approximately 80% to 90% of the malignant gliomas show this red fluorescence in surgery as mentioned above, while only a limited number of metastatic brain tumor cases do.
  • Additionally, in meningioma, some tumors showed the red fluorescence, which is especially helpful in the removal of the infiltrative portion in the bone and normal parenchyma.
  • In this paper, we also discuss high quality international reserch on 5-ALA-guided surgery for malignant gliomas.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Female. Fluorescence. Humans. Intraoperative Period. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Microsurgery. Neurosurgical Procedures. Protoporphyrins. Surgery, Computer-Assisted. Ultraviolet Rays

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  • (PMID = 19618861.001).
  • [ISSN] 1881-6096
  • [Journal-full-title] Brain and nerve = Shinkei kenkyū no shinpo
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Brain Nerve
  • [Language] jpn
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] Japan
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Protoporphyrins; 553-12-8 / protoporphyrin IX; 88755TAZ87 / Aminolevulinic Acid
  • [Number-of-references] 17
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77. Mangels KJ, Johnson MD, Weil RJ: 35-year-old woman with progressive bilateral leg weakness. Brain Pathol; 2006 Apr;16(2):183-4, 187

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  • MRI demonstrated a T4-5 intradural mass ventral to the spinal cord, with an enhancing dural tail, consistent with meningioma.
  • PMMTs of the CNS consist of a spectrum of tumors ranging from well-differentiated melanocytoma to its overtly malignant counterpart, melanoma.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / pathology. Paresis / etiology. Spinal Cord Neoplasms / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Female. Functional Laterality. Humans. Thoracic Vertebrae. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 16768759.001).
  • [ISSN] 1015-6305
  • [Journal-full-title] Brain pathology (Zurich, Switzerland)
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Brain Pathol.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Switzerland
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78. Yoo H, Baia GS, Smith JS, McDermott MW, Bollen AW, Vandenberg SR, Lamborn KR, Lal A: Expression of the hypoxia marker carbonic anhydrase 9 is associated with anaplastic phenotypes in meningiomas. Clin Cancer Res; 2007 Jan 1;13(1):68-75
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  • [Title] Expression of the hypoxia marker carbonic anhydrase 9 is associated with anaplastic phenotypes in meningiomas.
  • Tumor hypoxia is often associated with more malignant phenotypes, resistance to therapy, and poor survival.
  • Further studies to define the contribution of hypoxia to meningioma pathophysiology are warranted.
  • [MeSH-major] Anoxia. Antigens, Neoplasm / biosynthesis. Carbonic Anhydrases / biosynthesis. Meningioma / drug therapy. Meningioma / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Antigens, CD34 / biosynthesis. Antineoplastic Agents / pharmacology. Female. Humans. Immunohistochemistry. Male. Microcirculation. Middle Aged. Phenotype. Time Factors. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 17200340.001).
  • [ISSN] 1078-0432
  • [Journal-full-title] Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Clin. Cancer Res.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Antigens, CD34; 0 / Antigens, Neoplasm; 0 / Antineoplastic Agents; EC 4.2.1.1 / CA9 protein, human; EC 4.2.1.1 / Carbonic Anhydrases
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79. Gabdrakhmanova AF, Altynbaeva LR: [The first experience in using radionuclude by single-photon emission computed tomography in the diagnosis of orbital neoplasms]. Vestn Oftalmol; 2008 Jul-Aug;124(4):39-41

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  • None of the stages of a scintigraphic showed any accumulation of labeled red blood cells in a patient with orbital fibroma and in a patient with cranioorbital meningioma.
  • Thus, the characteristic differentially diagnostic signs of benign and malignant orbital neoplasms were revealed.
  • [MeSH-major] Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / radionuclide imaging. Fibroma / radionuclide imaging. Hemangioma, Cavernous / radionuclide imaging. Meningioma / radionuclide imaging. Orbital Neoplasms / radionuclide imaging. Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Diagnosis, Differential. Erythrocytes / radionuclide imaging. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Male. Middle Aged

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  • (PMID = 18756800.001).
  • [ISSN] 0042-465X
  • [Journal-full-title] Vestnik oftalmologii
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Vestn Oftalmol
  • [Language] rus
  • [Publication-type] English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Russia (Federation)
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80. Nasseri K, Mills JR: Epidemiology of primary brain tumors in the Middle Eastern population in California, USA 2001-2005. Cancer Detect Prev; 2009;32(5-6):363-71
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  • Data for 683 cases of primary brain tumors (429 benign, 238 malignant, 16 uncertain) in the ME and 15,589 cases (8352 benign, 6812 malignant, 425 uncertain) in the NHNMW were available for this study.
  • Rates for malignant tumors were similar.
  • Meningioma was the main histology responsible for the observed increase in patients over 40 years of age.
  • The overall mortality in patients with benign tumors was significantly lower than malignant tumors.
  • CONCLUSIONS: This study presents a significantly high incidence of benign meningioma in the ME population in California.
  • Considering the reported causal association of benign meningioma with childhood radiation exposure from Israel, exposure to this risk factor in this ethnic group needs to be evaluated in future studies.

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  • (PMID = 19588542.001).
  • [ISSN] 1525-1500
  • [Journal-full-title] Cancer detection and prevention
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Cancer Detect. Prev.
  • [Language] ENG
  • [Grant] United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA103457-02; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / CA103457; United States / NCI NIH HHS / PC / N01-PC-35139; United States / NCCDPHP CDC HHS / DP / U58 DP000807; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / N01PC54404; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / R03 CA103457-02; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / R03 CA103457; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / N01PC35136; United States / NCI NIH HHS / CA / N01PC35139; United States / NCI NIH HHS / PC / N01-PC-54404; United States / NCI NIH HHS / PC / N01-PC-35136; United States / NCCDPHP CDC HHS / DP / 1U58DP00807-01
  • [Publication-type] Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • [Publication-country] England
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ NIHMS140088; NLM/ PMC2785228
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81. Puri S, Joshi BH, Sarkar C, Mahapatra AK, Hussain E, Sinha S: Expression and structure of interleukin 4 receptors in primary meningeal tumors. Cancer; 2005 May 15;103(10):2132-42

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  • BACKGROUND: It was reported previously that malignant human tumors, like glioma and medulloblastoma, express high-density interleukin (IL-4) receptor mRNA and protein.
  • These receptors may serve as a target for cytotoxin/immunotoxin therapy in patients with meningioma who are not amenable to surgical resection or for recurrent tumors.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / chemistry. Meningioma / chemistry. Receptors, Interleukin-4 / chemistry
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Age Factors. Brain Chemistry. Fluorescent Antibody Technique. Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic. Humans. Interleukin Receptor Common gamma Subunit. Interleukin-13 / chemistry. Interleukin-13 Receptor alpha1 Subunit. Middle Aged. RNA, Messenger / analysis. Receptors, Interleukin / chemistry. Receptors, Interleukin-13. Receptors, Interleukin-2 / chemistry. Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction

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  • (PMID = 15830341.001).
  • [ISSN] 0008-543X
  • [Journal-full-title] Cancer
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Cancer
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / IL13RA1 protein, human; 0 / IL2RG protein, human; 0 / Interleukin Receptor Common gamma Subunit; 0 / Interleukin-13; 0 / Interleukin-13 Receptor alpha1 Subunit; 0 / RNA, Messenger; 0 / Receptors, Interleukin; 0 / Receptors, Interleukin-13; 0 / Receptors, Interleukin-2; 0 / Receptors, Interleukin-4
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82. Pérez-Magán E, Rodríguez de Lope A, Ribalta T, Ruano Y, Campos-Martín Y, Pérez-Bautista G, García JF, García-Claver A, Fiaño C, Hernández-Moneo JL, Mollejo M, Meléndez B: Differential expression profiling analyses identifies downregulation of 1p, 6q, and 14q genes and overexpression of 6p histone cluster 1 genes as markers of recurrence in meningiomas. Neuro Oncol; 2010 Dec;12(12):1278-90

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  • The gene expression profiling study identified genes and pathways potentially associated with meningioma recurrence, revealing an overall lower level of gene expression.
  • The differential gene expression profiling analyses of original and recurrent meningiomas identified 425 known genes and expressed sequence tags related to meningioma recurrence, with SFRP1 (8p12), TMEM30B (14q23), and CTGF (6q23) showing the most disparate expression.
  • Loss of such chromosomal regions has previously been associated with a higher risk of meningioma recurrence or malignant progression.
  • Thus, at these locations, we propose the existence of novel candidate genes that could be involved in meningioma recurrence.
  • Finally, the altered genes related to meningioma recurrence are involved in pathways such as Notch, TGFβ, and Wnt, as described previously, and in other pathways such as cell cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, PPAR, and PDGF, not related before to meningioma recurrence.
  • [MeSH-major] Chromosomes, Human, Pair 1 / genetics. Chromosomes, Human, Pair 14 / genetics. Chromosomes, Human, Pair 6 / genetics. Histones / genetics. Meningeal Neoplasms / genetics. Meningioma / genetics. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / genetics
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Biomarkers, Tumor / genetics. Biomarkers, Tumor / metabolism. Female. Gene Expression Profiling. Humans. Immunoenzyme Techniques. In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence. Male. Middle Aged. Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis. Prognosis. Survival Rate. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 20685720.001).
  • [ISSN] 1523-5866
  • [Journal-full-title] Neuro-oncology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neuro-oncology
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Biomarkers, Tumor; 0 / Histones
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ PMC3018937
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83. Roos DE, Brophy BP, Bhat MK, Katsilis ES: Update of radiosurgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Australas Radiol; 2006 Apr;50(2):158-67
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  • The commonest lesions were acoustic neuroma (65), arteriovenous malformation (58), solitary brain metastasis (23) and meningioma (14).
  • Radiosurgery provides an elegant, non-invasive alternative to neurosurgery and conventional external beam radiotherapy for many benign and malignant brain tumours.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Neoplasms / surgery. Hospitals / utilization. Lung Neoplasms / secondary. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neuroma, Acoustic / surgery. Outcome Assessment (Health Care) / statistics & numerical data. Radiosurgery / methods. Utilization Review
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Brain / pathology. Brain / radiography. Brain / surgery. Child. Child, Preschool. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / surgery. Male. Middle Aged. Prospective Studies. South Australia. Survival Analysis


84. Saraswathy A, Jayasree RS, Baiju KV, Gupta AK, Pillai VP: Optimum wavelength for the differentiation of brain tumor tissue using autofluorescence spectroscopy. Photomed Laser Surg; 2009 Jun;27(3):425-33
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  • OBJECTIVE: The role of autofluorescence spectroscopy in the detection and staging of benign and malignant brain tumors is being investigated in this study, with an additional aim of determining an optimum excitation wavelength for the spectroscopic identification of brain tumors.
  • The autofluorescence measurement at four different excitation wavelengths 320, 370, 410, and 470 nm, were carried out for five different brain tumor types: glioma, astrocytoma, meningioma, pituitary adenoma, and schwannoma.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Algorithms. Astrocytoma / pathology. Child. Child, Preschool. Discriminant Analysis. Female. Glioma / pathology. Humans. Male. Meningioma / pathology. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Staging. Neurilemmoma / pathology. Pituitary Neoplasms / pathology. Principal Component Analysis

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  • (PMID = 19025404.001).
  • [ISSN] 1557-8550
  • [Journal-full-title] Photomedicine and laser surgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Photomed Laser Surg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
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85. Kim JH, Kim IS, Kwon SY, Jang BC, Suh SI, Shin DH, Jeon CH, Son EI, Kim SP: Mutational analysis of the NF2 gene in sporadic meningiomas by denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography. Int J Mol Med; 2006 Jul;18(1):27-32
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  • In order to evaluate the role of the NF2 gene in sporadic meningiomas, we analyzed the entire coding regions of the NF2 gene in a group of 42 sporadic meningiomas: 17 meningothelial, 11 transitional, 11 fibrous, one secretory, one atypical, and one malignant subtype, using denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography (DHPLC) and sequence analysis.
  • These results provide evidence that mutations in the NF2 gene play an important role in the development of sporadic meningiomas as well as indicating a different tumorigenesis of these meningioma variants.
  • [MeSH-major] Chromatography, High Pressure Liquid / methods. DNA Mutational Analysis / methods. Meningeal Neoplasms / genetics. Meningioma / genetics. Mutation / genetics. Neurofibromin 2 / genetics
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Base Sequence. Exons / genetics. Female. Frameshift Mutation / genetics. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Mutation, Missense / genetics. Point Mutation / genetics. Polymerase Chain Reaction. Sequence Deletion / genetics

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  • (PMID = 16786152.001).
  • [ISSN] 1107-3756
  • [Journal-full-title] International journal of molecular medicine
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Int. J. Mol. Med.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Greece
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Neurofibromin 2
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86. Coluccia D, Fandino J, Fujioka M, Cordovi S, Muroi C, Landolt H: Intraoperative 5-aminolevulinic-acid-induced fluorescence in meningiomas. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 2010 Oct;152(10):1711-9

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  • OBJECT: 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) has gained importance as an intraoperative photodynamic diagnostic agent for the extirpation of malignant gliomas.
  • The aim of this study was to evaluate the utility of 5-ALA-induced fluorescence as a visual tool in meningioma resection and its correlation with histological findings.
  • In 1 (3%) patient, histological anaplastic signs (WHO III) could be demonstrated.
  • CONCLUSIONS: 5-ALA-induced fluorescence is a useful and promising intraoperative tool for the visualization of meningioma tissue.
  • [MeSH-major] Aminolevulinic Acid. Fluorescence. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis. Monitoring, Intraoperative / methods. Photosensitizing Agents
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Invasiveness / diagnosis. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / prevention & control. Preoperative Care / methods. Ultraviolet Rays

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  • (PMID = 20535506.001).
  • [ISSN] 0942-0940
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurochirurgica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurochir (Wien)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Comparative Study; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Austria
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Photosensitizing Agents; 88755TAZ87 / Aminolevulinic Acid
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87. Terzi A, Saglam EA, Barak A, Soylemezoglu F: The significance of immunohistochemical expression of Ki-67, p53, p21, and p16 in meningiomas tissue arrays. Pathol Res Pract; 2008;204(5):305-14
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  • There have been several efforts to evaluate the use of different immunohistochemical markers for predicting meningioma prognosis.
  • We analyzed the immunohistochemical expression of Ki-67, p53, p21, p16, and PTEN proteins in 130 meningiomas (64 benign, 39 atypical, and 27 malignant meningiomas) using tissue microarray.
  • In contrast, multivariate analysis revealed that only tumor grade is an independent factor for predicting meningioma recurrence.
  • We conclude that the Ki-67 and p53 labeling indices are useful additional tools in discriminating atypical from benign or anaplastic meningiomas, especially in histological borderline cases.
  • [MeSH-major] Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Inhibitor p16 / analysis. Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Inhibitor p21 / analysis. Immunohistochemistry. Ki-67 Antigen / analysis. Meningeal Neoplasms / chemistry. Meningioma / chemistry. Tissue Array Analysis. Tumor Suppressor Protein p53 / analysis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Child. Child, Preschool. Disease-Free Survival. Female. Humans. Infant. Logistic Models. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Staging. Neurofibromatosis 2 / immunology. Neurofibromatosis 2 / metabolism. PTEN Phosphohydrolase / analysis. Recurrence. Risk Assessment. Time Factors. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 18374497.001).
  • [ISSN] 0344-0338
  • [Journal-full-title] Pathology, research and practice
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Pathol. Res. Pract.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / CDKN1A protein, human; 0 / Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Inhibitor p16; 0 / Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Inhibitor p21; 0 / Ki-67 Antigen; 0 / TP53 protein, human; 0 / Tumor Suppressor Protein p53; EC 3.1.3.48 / PTEN protein, human; EC 3.1.3.67 / PTEN Phosphohydrolase
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88. Yang SY, Park CK, Park SH, Kim DG, Chung YS, Jung HW: Atypical and anaplastic meningiomas: prognostic implications of clinicopathological features. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry; 2008 May;79(5):574-80
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  • [Title] Atypical and anaplastic meningiomas: prognostic implications of clinicopathological features.
  • METHODS: Between 1986 and 2004, 74 patients were diagnosed with high-grade meningioma: 33 with atypical and 41 with anaplastic meningioma.
  • RESULTS: Forty of 74 meningiomas were reclassified as atypical meningioma and 24 as anaplastic meningioma.
  • Overall and recurrence-free survivals were significantly longer in patients with atypical than in those with anaplastic meningioma: 142.5 versus 39.8 months and 138.5 versus 32.2 months, respectively (p<0.001).
  • In patients with anaplastic meningioma, the prognostic factors were brain invasion, adjuvant radiotherapy, malignant progression, p53 overexpression and extent of resection.
  • The p53 overexpression was the only factor associated with malignant progression (p = 0.009).
  • A precise meningioma grading system may help to avoid over-treatment of patients with an atypical meningioma as, once the tumour has "declared itself" by recurrence and histological features, it becomes a tumour that is poorly amenable to current therapies.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Brain / pathology. Combined Modality Therapy. Cranial Irradiation. Disease Progression. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic / genetics. Humans. Ki-67 Antigen / genetics. Korea. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Invasiveness / pathology. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / classification. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / diagnosis. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / pathology. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / surgery. Prognosis. Radiotherapy, Adjuvant. Survival Rate. Treatment Outcome. Tumor Suppressor Protein p53 / genetics. World Health Organization

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  • (PMID = 17766430.001).
  • [ISSN] 1468-330X
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] England
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Ki-67 Antigen; 0 / Tumor Suppressor Protein p53
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89. Hattori K, Miyachi S, Kobayashi N, Kojima T, Hattori K, Negoro M, Yoshida J, Nagasaka T: Contralateral meningeal artery supply of paramedian meningiomas. Surg Neurol; 2005 Sep;64(3):242-8; discussion 248

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  • We retrospectively studied feeding arteries from both sides in case of paramedian meningioma in terms of patient and tumor characteristics.
  • These were histopathologically malignant (P=.048), while showing more proliferation followed by monoclonal antibody against the Ki-67 antigen index (P=.012) and angiogenetic potential associated with vascular endothelial growth factor expression (P=.0085).
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Arteries / radiography. Meningeal Neoplasms / blood supply. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / blood supply. Meningioma / diagnosis
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Age Factors. Aged. Antibodies, Antinuclear / metabolism. Antibodies, Monoclonal / metabolism. Antigens, CD34 / metabolism. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Retrospective Studies. Severity of Illness Index. Sex Factors. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A / metabolism

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  • (PMID = 16099256.001).
  • [ISSN] 0090-3019
  • [Journal-full-title] Surgical neurology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Surg Neurol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Antibodies, Antinuclear; 0 / Antibodies, Monoclonal; 0 / Antigens, CD34; 0 / MIB-1 antibody; 0 / Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
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90. Korhonen K, Parkkila AK, Helen P, Välimäki R, Pastorekova S, Pastorek J, Parkkila S, Haapasalo H: Carbonic anhydrases in meningiomas: association of endothelial carbonic anhydrase II with aggressive tumor features. J Neurosurg; 2009 Sep;111(3):472-7
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  • METHODS: This study was conducted in consecutive patients who underwent meningioma surgeries at Tampere University Hospital between 1989 and 1999.
  • Of these samples, 455 were benign (WHO Grade I), 49 atypical (Grade II), and 6 malignant (Grade III).
  • These results suggest that CA II expression is associated with malignant progression of meningiomas and could thus be a target molecule for anticancer therapy.
  • [MeSH-major] Carbonic Anhydrase II / analysis. Meningeal Neoplasms / enzymology. Meningioma / enzymology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Carbonic Anhydrases / analysis. Disease Progression. Humans. Immunohistochemistry. Middle Aged. Receptors, Androgen / analysis

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  • (PMID = 19216648.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Receptors, Androgen; EC 4.2.1.- / Carbonic Anhydrase II; EC 4.2.1.1 / Carbonic Anhydrases
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91. Lee Y, Liu J, Patel S, Cloughesy T, Lai A, Farooqi H, Seligson D, Dong J, Liau L, Becker D, Mischel P, Shams S, Nelson S: Genomic landscape of meningiomas. Brain Pathol; 2010 Jul;20(4):751-62
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  • Meningiomas are one of the most common adult brain tumors.
  • Currently, the molecular determinants predicting recurrence and malignant transformation are lacking.
  • We performed retrospective global genetic and genomic analysis of 85 meningioma samples of various grades.
  • In addition to chromosome 22q loss, which was detected in the majority of clinical samples, chromosome 6q and 14q loss was significantly more common in recurrent tumors and was associated with anaplastic histology.
  • Five "classes" of meningiomas were detected by gene expression analysis that correlated with copy number alterations, recurrent status and malignant histology.
  • These data offer the most complete description of the genomic landscape of meningiomas, and provide broad genomic information that may be used to further stratify meningioma patients into prognostic risk groups.

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  • (PMID = 20015288.001).
  • [ISSN] 1750-3639
  • [Journal-full-title] Brain pathology (Zurich, Switzerland)
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Brain Pathol.
  • [Language] ENG
  • [Grant] United States / NINDS NIH HHS / NS / NS052108-05; United States / NINDS NIH HHS / NS / U24 NS052108; United States / NINDS NIH HHS / NS / U24 NS052108-05; United States / NINDS NIH HHS / NS / U24NS052108
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] Switzerland
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ NIHMS161003; NLM/ PMC3167483
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92. 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;64(1):56-60; discussion 60
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  • OBJECTIVE: Atypical meningioma (AM) patients often undergo gross total resection (GTR) at the time of presentation, but subsequent prognosis and optimal management remain unclear.
  • Only 1 of 22 re-resected meningiomas underwent malignant transformation.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / therapy. Meningioma / pathology. Meningioma / therapy. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / epidemiology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Age Factors. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use. Combined Modality Therapy. Female. Humans. Kaplan-Meier Estimate. Male. Middle Aged. Postoperative Period. Prognosis. Radiotherapy, Adjuvant. Retrospective Studies

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  • (PMID = 19145156.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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93. Nathoo N, Ugokwe K, Chang AS, Li L, Ross J, Suh JH, Vogelbaum MA, Barnett GH: The role of 111indium-octreotide brain scintigraphy in the diagnosis of cranial, dural-based meningiomas. J Neurooncol; 2007 Jan;81(2):167-74
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  • FDG-PET correctly identified malignant pathology with 100% sensitivity and specificity.
  • CONCLUSION: OBS may increase the diagnostic specificity of conventional MRI when differentiating meningioma from other dural-based pathologies, while the addition of FDG-PET differentiates benign from malignant lesions.
  • [MeSH-major] Dura Mater / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / radionuclide imaging. Meningioma / radionuclide imaging. Octreotide / analogs & derivatives. Radiopharmaceuticals. Skull Base / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Diagnosis, Differential. Female. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18. Humans. Indium Radioisotopes. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Positron-Emission Tomography. Receptors, Somatostatin / metabolism. Retrospective Studies

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  • (PMID = 16850106.001).
  • [ISSN] 0167-594X
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neuro-oncology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurooncol.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Comparative Study; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Netherlands
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Indium Radioisotopes; 0 / Radiopharmaceuticals; 0 / Receptors, Somatostatin; 0 / indium-111-octreotide; 0Z5B2CJX4D / Fluorodeoxyglucose F18; RWM8CCW8GP / Octreotide
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94. Goh KY, Poon WS, Chan DT, Ip CP: Tissue plasminogen activator expression in meningiomas and glioblastomas. Clin Neurol Neurosurg; 2005 Jun;107(4):296-300
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  • OBJECTIVES: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and Western blotting techniques were used to investigate and compare the expression of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in benign (meningioma) and malignant (glioblastoma) human brain tumours.
  • Western blotting showed that in the meningioma group, the molecular weight pattern was constant with a dominant well-defined band at 41kD.
  • CONCLUSION: These results indicate that (1) tPA is present in larger quantities in glioblastoma compared to meningioma and normal brain, (2) tPA quantity is not significantly different in the peritumoural tissue adjacent to glioblastoma but is significantly less for meningioma, and (3) tPA is expressed in more heterogenous forms in glioblastoma.
  • This present study therefore suggests that the expression of tPA in a brain tumour may be an additional prognostic factor in terms of its malignant and invasive potential.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Neoplasms / enzymology. Glioblastoma / enzymology. Meningeal Neoplasms / enzymology. Meningioma / enzymology. Tissue Plasminogen Activator / metabolism
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Brain / enzymology. Brain / pathology. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged

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  • (PMID = 15885387.001).
  • [ISSN] 0303-8467
  • [Journal-full-title] Clinical neurology and neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Clin Neurol Neurosurg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Comparative Study; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Netherlands
  • [Chemical-registry-number] EC 3.4.21.68 / Tissue Plasminogen Activator
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95. Zhang QH, Liu HS, Kong F: [Endoscopic endonasal surgery for tumors of petroclival region and infratemporal fossa]. Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi; 2005 Jul;40(7):488-92
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  • There were 5 chordoma, 1 esthesioneuroblastoma, 1 chondrosarcoma, 1 lymphoma, 1 craniopharyngioma, 1 hemangioblastoma, 4 meningioma, 1 schwannoma, and 2 metastatic carcinoma.
  • All of 5 cases with malignant tumors followed up for longer than 2 years were no recurrence and death.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Chordoma / surgery. Female. Humans. Male. Meningioma / surgery. Middle Aged. Nose / surgery

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  • (PMID = 16200953.001).
  • [ISSN] 1673-0860
  • [Journal-full-title] Zhonghua er bi yan hou tou jing wai ke za zhi = Chinese journal of otorhinolaryngology head and neck surgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi
  • [Language] chi
  • [Publication-type] English Abstract; Evaluation Studies; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] China
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96. Hamm K, Henzel M, Gross MW, Surber G, Kleinert G, Engenhart-Cabillic R: Radiosurgery/stereotactic radiotherapy in the therapeutical concept for skull base meningiomas. Zentralbl Neurochir; 2008 Feb;69(1):14-21

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  • 87.9% of cases had benign, 7.8% had atypical and 4.3% had malignant meningiomas.
  • The other 213 patients had larger tumor volumes of up to 135 ccm or a meningioma close to optical structures.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures. Radiosurgery. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Disease-Free Survival. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Quality of Life. Survival Analysis. Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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  • (PMID = 18393160.001).
  • [ISSN] 0044-4251
  • [Journal-full-title] Zentralblatt für Neurochirurgie
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Zentralbl. Neurochir.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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97. Sughrue ME, Sanai N, Shangari G, Parsa AT, Berger MS, McDermott MW: Outcome and survival following primary and repeat surgery for World Health Organization Grade III meningiomas. J Neurosurg; 2010 Aug;113(2):202-9
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  • OBJECT: Despite an increased understanding of the biology of malignant meningioma tumor progression, there is a paucity of published clinical data on factors affecting outcomes following treatment for these lesions.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms. Meningioma. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local. Reoperation / mortality
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Child. Child, Preschool. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Kaplan-Meier Estimate. Male. Middle Aged. Morbidity. Proportional Hazards Models. Risk Factors. Severity of Illness Index. Treatment Outcome. World Health Organization. Young Adult

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  • [CommentIn] J Neurosurg. 2010 Aug;113(2):199-200; discussion 200-1 [20225919.001]
  • [CommentIn] J Neurosurg. 2015 Jun;122(6):1514-5 [25859809.001]
  • (PMID = 20225922.001).
  • [ISSN] 1933-0693
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
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98. Qian ZY, Wu YY, Huang Q, Zhai DZ, Zhu Q, Wang AD, Huo HM, Lan Q: [Expression of SV40Tag, Rb and IRS-1 in glioma detected by tissue microarray and their relation with tumorigenesis and progression of gliomas]. Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi; 2008 Jun;30(6):432-6
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  • METHODS: Tissue microarrays were constructed containing 118 samples including human glioma and meningioma, experimental glioma, and normal human brain tissue.
  • Their positive expression rate in glioma was 65.9%, 64.6% and 48.8%, respectively, with a statistically non-significant difference between the malignant and benign brain tumors.
  • The malignant degree was positively correlated with SV40Tag and IRS-1, but negatively correlated with Rb expression.
  • It may be assumed that after SV40 virus invading human body, Rb disfunction and IRS-1 activation promote the malignant transformation of cells, which could be one of important factors in pathogenesis and procession of glioms.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Animals. Brain / metabolism. Brain / pathology. Cell Line, Tumor. Child. Child, Preschool. Female. Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic. Humans. Male. Meningioma / metabolism. Meningioma / pathology. Mice. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Transplantation. Rats. Rats, Sprague-Dawley. Tissue Array Analysis. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 19024517.001).
  • [ISSN] 0253-3766
  • [Journal-full-title] Zhonghua zhong liu za zhi [Chinese journal of oncology]
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi
  • [Language] chi
  • [Publication-type] English Abstract; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] China
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Antigens, Polyomavirus Transforming; 0 / IRS1 protein, human; 0 / Insulin Receptor Substrate Proteins; 0 / Retinoblastoma Protein
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99. Carvalho LH, Smirnov I, Baia GS, Modrusan Z, Smith JS, Jun P, Costello JF, McDermott MW, Vandenberg SR, Lal A: Molecular signatures define two main classes of meningiomas. Mol Cancer; 2007;6:64
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  • BACKGROUND: Meningiomas are common brain tumors that are classified into three World Health Organization grades (benign, atypical and malignant) and are molecularly ill-defined tumors.
  • The purpose of this study was identify molecular signatures unique to the different grades of meningiomas and to unravel underlying molecular mechanisms driving meningioma tumorigenesis.
  • While all benign meningiomas fall into the low-proliferative group and all malignant meningiomas fall into the high-proliferative group, atypical meningiomas distribute into either one of these groups.
  • We have identified genes that distinguish benign low-proliferative meningiomas from malignant high-proliferative meningiomas and have found that gain of cell-proliferation markers and loss of components of the transforming growth factor-beta signaling pathway were the major molecular mechanisms that distinguish these two groups.
  • CONCLUSION: Collectively, our data suggests that atypical meningiomas are not a molecularly distinct group but are similar to either benign or malignant meningiomas.
  • [MeSH-major] Chromosome Aberrations. Meningeal Neoplasms / classification. Meningeal Neoplasms / genetics. Meningioma / classification. Meningioma / genetics. Nucleic Acid Hybridization / methods
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Chromosome Deletion. Female. Gene Expression Profiling / methods. Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic. Humans. Male. Middle Aged

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  • (PMID = 17937814.001).
  • [ISSN] 1476-4598
  • [Journal-full-title] Molecular cancer
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Mol. Cancer
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] England
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ PMC2173907
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100. Okuducu AF, Zils U, Michaelis SA, Michaelides S, von Deimling A: Ets-1 is up-regulated together with its target gene products matrix metalloproteinase-2 and matrix metalloproteinase-9 in atypical and anaplastic meningiomas. Histopathology; 2006 Jun;48(7):836-45
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  • [Title] Ets-1 is up-regulated together with its target gene products matrix metalloproteinase-2 and matrix metalloproteinase-9 in atypical and anaplastic meningiomas.
  • Little is known about the regulation of MMPs in meningioma development and prognosis.
  • The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between the expression of Ets-1, MMP-2 and -9 and the malignant potential of meningiomas.
  • Up-regulation of Ets-1, MMP-2 and MMP-9 expression was observed in atypical and anaplastic meningiomas.
  • [MeSH-major] Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 / metabolism. Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 / metabolism. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology. Proto-Oncogene Protein c-ets-1 / metabolism
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Female. Humans. Immunohistochemistry. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Invasiveness. Up-Regulation

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  • (PMID = 16722933.001).
  • [ISSN] 0309-0167
  • [Journal-full-title] Histopathology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Histopathology
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] England
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Proto-Oncogene Protein c-ets-1; EC 3.4.24.24 / Matrix Metalloproteinase 2; EC 3.4.24.35 / Matrix Metalloproteinase 9
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