M H Bilsky

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of a metastatic tumor in the atlantoaxial spine
    Mark H Bilsky
    Department of Surgery, Orthopedic Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Division of Neurosurgery, UMDNJ, New York, New York, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1062-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint New therapeutics in spine metastases
    Mark H Bilsky
    Neurosurgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:831-40. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Separation surgery for spinal metastases: effect of spinal radiosurgery on surgical treatment goals
    Nelson Moussazadeh
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York NY 10065, USA
    Cancer Control 21:168-74. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Intensity-modulated stereotactic radiotherapy of paraspinal tumors: a preliminary report
    Mark H Bilsky
    Neurosurgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:823-30; discussion 830-1. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Multiple myeloma: primary bone tumor with systemic manifestations
    Mark H Bilsky
    Department of Neurosurgery, Box 71, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:31-40. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Complication avoidance in vertebral column spine tumors
    Mark H Bilsky
    Neurosurgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 71, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 17:317-29, vii. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Operative management of metastatic and malignant primary subaxial cervical tumors
    Mark H Bilsky
    Neurosurgery, Head and Neck, and Orthopedic Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:256-64. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and treatment of metastatic spinal tumor
    M H Bilsky
    Surgery Department, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Oncologist 4:459-69. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Surgical approach to epidural spinal cord compression
    Mark Bilsky
    Division of Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 20:1307-17. 2006
  10. pmc Craniofacial resection for cranial base malignancies involving the infratemporal fossa
    Mark H Bilsky
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:339-47; discussion 339-47. 2005

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of a metastatic tumor in the atlantoaxial spine
    Mark H Bilsky
    Department of Surgery, Orthopedic Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Division of Neurosurgery, UMDNJ, New York, New York, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1062-9. 2002
    ..A retrospective review of a prospectively maintained spine database was conducted...
  2. ncbi request reprint New therapeutics in spine metastases
    Mark H Bilsky
    Neurosurgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:831-40. 2005
    ..The evolution of these technologies will help to provide palliation and improve quality of life for patients with metastatic disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Separation surgery for spinal metastases: effect of spinal radiosurgery on surgical treatment goals
    Nelson Moussazadeh
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York NY 10065, USA
    Cancer Control 21:168-74. 2014
    ..Integrating SRS into the postoperative treatment plan allows surgical goals to be modified, thus decreasing the extent of tumor resection required...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intensity-modulated stereotactic radiotherapy of paraspinal tumors: a preliminary report
    Mark H Bilsky
    Neurosurgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:823-30; discussion 830-1. 2004
    ..In this article, we report our initial clinical experience in treating 16 paraspinal tumors with IMRT in which the planning target volume was 2 mm or greater from the spinal cord...
  5. ncbi request reprint Multiple myeloma: primary bone tumor with systemic manifestations
    Mark H Bilsky
    Department of Neurosurgery, Box 71, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:31-40. 2008
    ..Rarely is open surgery for decompression and instrumentation indicated. The presence of diffuse osteoporosis in patients with multiple myeloma increases the probability of failed fixation in this population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Complication avoidance in vertebral column spine tumors
    Mark H Bilsky
    Neurosurgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 71, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 17:317-29, vii. 2006
    ..Although patients with metastatic spine tumors often have numerous medical and oncologic issues, careful perioperative planning and surgical techniques can help limit complications and help improve patient outcomes significantly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Operative management of metastatic and malignant primary subaxial cervical tumors
    Mark H Bilsky
    Neurosurgery, Head and Neck, and Orthopedic Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:256-64. 2005
    ..The authors describe the preoperative assessment, intraoperative strategies, and long-term outcomes in 41 consecutive patients who underwent spinal reconstruction after resection of subaxial cervical neoplasms...
  8. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and treatment of metastatic spinal tumor
    M H Bilsky
    Surgery Department, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Oncologist 4:459-69. 1999
    ..Regardless of the treatment, diagnosis and treatment before the development of significant neurologic and functional deficits improve outcomes. Physician awareness and appropriate imaging greatly assist in the early detection of tumor...
  9. ncbi request reprint Surgical approach to epidural spinal cord compression
    Mark Bilsky
    Division of Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 20:1307-17. 2006
    ..Patients with radioresistant tumors (O) who do not have significant spinal cord compression (N) are now offered IGIMRT as the best chance of controlling local tumor and avoiding an operation...
  10. pmc Craniofacial resection for cranial base malignancies involving the infratemporal fossa
    Mark H Bilsky
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:339-47; discussion 339-47. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic intensity-modulation radiation therapy for vertebral body and paraspinal tumors
    M H Bilsky
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 11:e7. 2001
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  12. ncbi request reprint Radiation for primary spine tumors
    Mark H Bilsky
    Department of Neurosurgery, Box 71, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:119-23. 2008
    ..A combination of radiation techniques and advances in systemic therapy may ultimately provide improved local tumor control and cure for these treatment-resistant tumors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transpedicular approach for thoracic disc herniations
    M H Bilsky
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 9:e3. 2000
    ..Several strategies have been developed to excise the disc without manipulating the spinal cord. The focus of this paper is the transpedicular approach...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcomas involving the neuraxis: report of three cases
    M H Bilsky
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 47:956-9; discussion 959-60. 2000
    ..A single instance of brain and vertebral metastasis has been described. We report three examples of SEF distinguished by primary involvement of the neuraxis at initial presentation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intralesional resection of primary and metastatic sarcoma involving the spine: outcome analysis of 59 patients
    M H Bilsky
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 49:1277-86; discussion 1286-7. 2001
    ..This study is a retrospective analysis of the long-term outcomes of patients who had operations for sarcomas of the spine using modern surgical approaches, intralesional resections, and spinal instrumentation...
  16. doi request reprint Reliability analysis of the epidural spinal cord compression scale
    Mark H Bilsky
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Box 71, 1275 York Ave, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:324-8. 2010
    ..The degree of ESCC often serves as a major determinant in the decision to operate or irradiate. The purpose of this study was to determine the reliability and validity of a 6-point, MR imaging-based grading system for ESCC...
  17. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of superior sulcus tumors with spinal and brachial plexus involvement
    Mark H Bilsky
    Department of Neurosurgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:301-9. 2002
    ..Advances in spinal surgery, the application of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, and improvements in neoadjuvant therapy require a reassessment of the potential for complete resection...
  18. doi request reprint Shifting paradigms in the treatment of metastatic spine disease
    Mark H Bilsky
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:S101-7. 2009
    ..Systematic review and evidence appraisal...
  19. ncbi request reprint Single-stage posterolateral transpedicle approach for spondylectomy, epidural decompression, and circumferential fusion of spinal metastases
    M H Bilsky
    Division of Neurosurgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2240-9,discussion 250. 2000
    ..This technique avoids the morbidity associated with anterior approaches and provides immediate stability. Vascular tumors may be removed safely after embolization. Patients can be mobilized early after surgery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Anterior skull base surgery for malignant tumors: a multivariate analysis of 27 years of experience
    Brandon G Bentz
    Head and Neck Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Head Neck 25:515-20. 2003
    ..Few studies have examined prognostic factors that have an impact on outcomes in anterior skull base surgery by multivariate analysis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Resection of superior sulcus tumors (posterior approach)
    Michael S Kent
    Thoracic Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 1275 York Avenue, New York, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 14:217-28. 2004
    ..Involvement of the vertebral body or brachial plexus, areas once considered unresectable, is amenable to advanced techniques of spinal reconstruction and may lead to long-term survival in selected patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Giant cell tumor of the spine
    Neal Luther
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell, Room A 969, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:49-55. 2008
    ..Outcomes are analyzed outcomes following surgery, radiation therapy, and tumor embolization...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic biopsy for tumors of the third ventricle
    M M Souweidane
    Neurosurgical Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 33:132-7. 2000
    ..Singularly or combined with other endoscopic procedures, patients can be spared multiple and more invasive surgical procedures...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tension pneumocephalus resulting from iatrogenic subarachnoid-pleural fistulae: report of three cases
    M H Bilsky
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:455-7. 2001
    ..Symptomatic pneumocephalus may result from a cerebrospinal fluid leak communicating with extradural air. However, it is a rare event after thoracic surgical procedures, and its management and physiology are not widely recognized...
  25. ncbi request reprint Barriers to rehabilitation of the neurosurgical spine cancer patient
    Michael D Stubblefield
    Department of Neurology, Rehabilitation Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York 10021, USA
    J Surg Oncol 95:419-26. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Image-guided intensity-modulated photon radiotherapy using multifractionated regimen to paraspinal chordomas and rare sarcomas
    Stephanie A Terezakis
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:1502-8. 2007
    ..We report our experience with multifractionated regimens using image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy to treat gross paraspinal disease to doses beyond cord tolerance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes after reirradiation of paraspinal tumors
    Jean L Wright
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:495-502. 2006
    ..We present our experience with reirradiation of locally recurrent paraspinal tumors using image-guided intensity modulated radiotherapy (IG-IMRT)...
  28. ncbi request reprint A review of image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy for spinal tumors
    Yoshiya Yamada
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:226-35; discussion 235. 2007
    ..Image-guided treatment tools such as cone beam computed tomography coupled with IMRT have reduced treatment errors associated with traditional radiotherapy, making highly accurate and conformal treatment feasible...
  29. doi request reprint High-dose, single-fraction image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy for metastatic spinal lesions
    Yoshiya Yamada
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:484-90. 2008
    ..To report tumor control and toxicity for patients treated with image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy (RT) for spinal metastases with high-dose single-fraction RT...
  30. ncbi request reprint Outcome of craniofacial resection in patients 70 years of age and older
    Ian Ganly
    Head and Neck Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Head Neck 29:89-94. 2007
    ..Craniofacial resection (CFR) for patients over 70 years of age is uncommon. This study examines a cohort of 36 patients who had CFR at a single institution with the aim of reporting mortality, complications, and outcome...
  31. doi request reprint Near-complete pathological response of chordoma to high-dose single-fraction radiotherapy: case report
    Abraham J Wu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:E389-90; discussion E390. 2009
    ..Demonstration of biological effectiveness, as indicated by pathological response of a chordoma specimen after such radiotherapy, has not previously been reported...
  32. ncbi request reprint Multifractionated image-guided and stereotactic intensity-modulated radiotherapy of paraspinal tumors: a preliminary report
    Yoshiya Yamada
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:53-61. 2005
    ..This report presents clinical and physical data regarding the use of IMRT coupled with noninvasive body frames (stereotactic and image-guided) for multifractionated radiotherapy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy of spine tumors
    Yoshiya Yamada
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 6:207-11. 2006
    ..This review summarizes the significant contributions to the medical literature over the past calendar year...
  34. ncbi request reprint Malignant tumors of the skull base
    Jatin P Shah
    Head and Neck Service, and Neurosurgical Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 13:e6. 2002
    ..Because the majority of malignant tumors requiring craniofacial resection involve the anterior skull base, this review focuses mainly on state-of-the-art surgical techniques as well as pertinent variations, complications and results...
  35. ncbi request reprint A standardized regimen of antibiotics prevents infectious complications in skull base surgery
    Dennis H Kraus
    Head and Neck Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, U S A
    Laryngoscope 115:1347-57. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Ventriculoperitoneal shunt in patients with leptomeningeal metastasis
    Antonio M P Omuro
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurology 64:1625-7. 2005
    ..Median overall survival was 2 months (range 2 days to 3.6 years) after VP shunt placement, but there was no procedure-related mortality. The prognosis of LM remained poor, but VP shunt can be an effective palliative tool when required...
  37. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous CT-guided biopsy of osseous lesion of the spine in patients with known or suspected malignancy
    Eric Lis
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1583-8. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Management of radiated reoperative wounds of the cervicothoracic spine: the role of the trapezius turnover flap
    J J Disa
    Plastic Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 47:394-7. 2001
    ..The ease of flap elevation and minimal donor site morbidity make it a useful, single-stage reconstructive option in these difficult wounds...
  39. doi request reprint Metastases to the craniovertebral junction
    Hugh D Moulding
    Department of Neurosurgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:113-8. 2010
    ..This study reviews the relevant literature regarding the management of craniovertebral junction (CVJ) metastases. These rare tumors present significant diagnostic and treatment challenges...
  40. ncbi request reprint Anterior cranial base reconstruction using free tissue transfer: changing trends
    Joseph Califano
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Head Neck 25:89-96. 2003
    ..A consecutive series of 135 patients undergoing resection for malignant tumors involving the anterior cranial base between 1976 and 1999 was reviewed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Treatment of spinal involvement in neuroblastoma patients
    David I Sandberg
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, N Y 10021, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 39:291-8. 2003
    ..Considerable controversy exists regarding the appropriate management of spinal involvement in neuroblastoma (NB) patients. We review a large group of such patients and offer treatment recommendations...
  42. ncbi request reprint Single-stage posterolateral transpedicular approach for resection of epidural metastatic spine tumors involving the vertebral body with circumferential reconstruction: results in 140 patients. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders
    Jeremy C Wang
    Neurosurgery Service, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Rehabilitative Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 1:287-98. 2004
    ..The authors present their experience in using the single-stage posterolateral transpedicular approach (PTA) to decompress the spine circumferentially and to place instrumentation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Rotational and transpositional flaps for the treatment of spinal wound dehiscence and infections in patient populations with degenerative and oncological disease
    Todd W Vitaz
    Division of Neurological, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:46-51. 2004
    ..In this article the authors discuss the experience from two large teaching institutions at which rotational and transpositional flaps were used in the management of deep wound infections and dehiscences...
  44. ncbi request reprint An integrated functional magnetic resonance imaging procedure for preoperative mapping of cortical areas associated with tactile, motor, language, and visual functions
    J Hirsch
    Department of Neurology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 47:711-21; discussion 721-2. 2000
    ..To evaluate an integrated battery of preoperative functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) tasks developed to identify cortical areas associated with tactile, motor, language, and visual functions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Spinal metastases from myxoid liposarcoma warrant screening with magnetic resonance imaging
    Joseph H Schwab
    Department of Surgery, Orthopedic Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Cancer 110:1815-22. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of spinal metastasis, treatment outcomes, and optimal screening method for spinal metastasis in patients with MLS...
  46. ncbi request reprint Neurosurgical interventions for leptomeningeal tumor
    Jeffrey P Greenfield
    Department of Surgery, Neurosurgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Cancer Treat Res 125:107-19. 2005
    ..The aim will be to familiarize non-surgical providers with the indications for and complications associated with these neurosurgical procedures as a component of the adjuvant treatment of leptomeningeal disease...
  47. doi request reprint The accuracy of [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography as confirmed by biopsy in the diagnosis of spine metastases in a cancer population
    Ilya Laufer
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:107-13; discussion 113-4. 2009
    ..To determine the accuracy of [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) in the diagnosis of vertebral metastases in patients with cancer using needle-biopsy results and patient follow-up data...
  48. ncbi request reprint Presacral ganglioneuromas. Report of five cases and review of the literature
    Ashok Modha
    Neurosurgery and Colorectal Services, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:366-71. 2005
    ..The authors describe the presentation and treatment of five consecutive patients who presented with presacral ganglioneuromas; these cases represent the largest series to date. A review of the literature is also performed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Results of preoperative embolization for metastatic spinal neoplasms
    Vikram C Prabhu
    Section of Neurosurgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:156-64. 2003
    ..The objectives of this study were twofold: 1) to evaluate the role of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in predicting tumor vascularity and 2) to assess the effectiveness of preoperative embolization in devascularizing these tumors...
  50. ncbi request reprint Gangliocytoma of the spinal cord
    Ricardo J Komotar
    Neurosurgery 60:895-900; discussion 895-900. 2007
  51. pmc Brain and leptomeningeal metastases from cutaneous melanoma: survival outcomes based on clinical features
    Jeffrey J Raizer
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, 710 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Neuro Oncol 10:199-207. 2008
    ..The prognostic factors identified in this retrospective study should be considered when making treatment decisions for patients with BM and used as stratification factors in future clinical trials...