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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 28-33

Clinical predictors for survival and treatment outcome of high-grade glioma in Prasat Neurological Institute


Department of Neurosurgery, Prasat Neurological Institute, Bangkok, Thailand

Correspondence Address:
Raywat Noiphithak
Prasat Neurological Institute, 312 Ratchawithi Road, Thung Phya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400
Thailand
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.148791

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Objective: The aim was to identify clinical predictors for survival and examine treatment outcome in patients with high-grade glioma (HGG). Materials and Methods: The authors retrospectively reviewed medical records of patients who was diagnosed HGG between January 2007 and December 2009. Demographic data, radiological data and treatment data of patients were reviewed and analyzed. Results: A total of 100 patients were analyzed. There was no difference in demographic data between Grade III and IV glioma. Patients with HGG had median survival time (MST) 18 months, The MST of patients with Grade III and IV glioma were 26 and 13 months, respectively. In this study, only anaplastic oligoastrocytoma and radiotherapy did impact strongly on survival of patients with HGG. In patients with Grade III and IV glioma, radiotherapy found to have influence on survival. Conclusion: Patients with HGG in Prasat Neurological Institute had short survival resemble to other previous study. The clinical predictors for survival of patients were identified on multivariate analysis.


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