nerve tissue neoplasms

Summary

Summary: Neoplasms composed of nerve tissue. This concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the nervous system or its component nerves.

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  1. Ushio M, Iwasaki S, Murofushi T, Sugasawa K, Chihara Y, Fujimoto C, et al. The diagnostic value of vestibular-evoked myogenic potential in patients with vestibular schwannoma. Clin Neurophysiol. 2009;120:1149-53 pubmed publisher
    ..In patients with VS, although the specificity of VEMP was not very high, its sensitivity was high and comparable to that of the caloric test. ..
  2. Gioffrè L, D Urso A, Gallinaro L, Prece V, Ferrara G, Meschini E. [Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a case with mixed muscular-neuronal origin]. G Chir. 2001;22:389-93 pubmed
    ..Diagnosis, classification and prognosis are very difficult to evaluate; surgery at the moment is the only useful treatment modality. ..
  3. Kaikkonen M, Räty J, Airenne K, Wirth T, Heikura T, Yla Herttuala S. Truncated vesicular stomatitis virus G protein improves baculovirus transduction efficiency in vitro and in vivo. Gene Ther. 2006;13:304-12 pubmed
    ..Moreover, no cytotoxicity was associated with improved gene transfer efficiency. Thus, VSV-GED pseudotyping provides a simple means to enhance baculovirus-mediated gene transfer in vitro and in vivo. ..
  4. Cardillo G, Carleo F, Khalil M, Carbone L, Treggiari S, Salvadori L, et al. Surgical treatment of benign neurogenic tumours of the mediastinum: a single institution report. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008;34:1210-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Dumbbell tumours require a combined thoracic and neurosurgical approach. ..
  5. Lee T, Glastonbury C, Buckley A, Eisele D, Hawkins R. Perineural spread of melanoma demonstrated by F-18 FDG PET With MRI and pathologic correlation. Clin Nucl Med. 2008;33:106-8 pubmed publisher
  6. Leeds J, McAlindon M, Grant J, Robson H, Lee F, Sanders D. Survival analysis after gastrostomy: a single-centre, observational study comparing radiological and endoscopic insertion. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010;22:591-6 pubmed publisher
    ..7% in the PIG group). Overall PIG and PEG seem to have similar 30-day and 1-year mortality rates. Our data suggest that clinicians may opt for either approach depending on technical considerations and local availability. ..
  7. Yasuoka R, Sakakura C, Shimomura K, Fujita Y, Nakanishi M, Aragane H, et al. Mutations in exon 11 of the c-kit gene in a myogenic tumor and a neurogenic tumor as well as in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Utility of c-kit mutation as a prognostic biomarker for gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumor. Dig Surg. 2003;20:183-91 pubmed
    ..We therefore conclude that the gain-of-function mutation in exon 11 of the c-kit gene is an important prognostic factor for gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumors, including myogenic and neurogenic tumors as well as GISTs. ..
  8. Laud K, Kannengiesser C, Avril M, Chompret A, Stoppa Lyonnet D, Desjardins L, et al. BRAF as a melanoma susceptibility candidate gene?. Cancer Res. 2003;63:3061-5 pubmed
    ..Moreover, there was no significant difference in the frequency of heterozygotes for BRAF variants between melanoma cases and controls when they were compared. Our data suggest that BRAF is unlikely to be a melanoma susceptibility gene. ..
  9. Weber A, Montandon C, Robson C. Neurogenic tumors of the neck. Radiol Clin North Am. 2000;38:1077-90 pubmed
    ..These tumors typically arise in the chest and abdomen but occasionally present as a primary neck mass. A neck mass with a histologic diagnosis of neuroblastoma is, however, more commonly metastatic from an abdominal neuroblastoma...

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  1. Chung R, Seizinger B. Molecular genetics of neurological tumours. J Med Genet. 1992;29:361-7 pubmed
  2. Campbell A, Hamai D, Bondy S. Differential toxicity of aluminum salts in human cell lines of neural origin: implications for neurodegeneration. Neurotoxicology. 2001;22:63-71 pubmed
    ..It is possible that the principal neurotoxic target of the metal is glial and when these cells are in a compromised state, this may secondarily impact the neuronal population and thus eventually lead to neurodegeneration. ..
  3. Giesel F, Mehndiratta A, Risse F, Rius M, Zechmann C, von Tengg Kobligk H, et al. Intraindividual comparison between gadopentetate dimeglumine and gadobutrol for magnetic resonance perfusion in normal brain and intracranial tumors at 3 Tesla. Acta Radiol. 2009;50:521-30 pubmed publisher
    ..5 M gadopentetate dimeglumine, particularly with respect to delineation between gray and white matter and for the demarcation of highly vascularized tumor tissue on brain PWI performed at 3T. ..
  4. Binning M, Klimo P, Gluf W, Goumnerova L. Spinal tumors in children. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2007;18:631-58 pubmed
    ..Rather, the key clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic features of each tumor are discussed...
  5. Sakai Y, Ochi M, Uchio Y, Ryoke K, Yamamoto S. Prevention and treatment of amputation neuroma by an atelocollagen tube in rat sciatic nerves. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2005;73:355-60 pubmed
    ..The atelocollagen tube may be a promising biomaterial for the prevention or treatment of a painful amputation neuroma...
  6. Yu Q, Yang J, Wang P, Shi H, Luo J. Preliminary assessment of benign maxillofacial and neck lesions with in vivo single-voxel 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2007;104:264-70 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the potential roles of in vivo single-voxel hydrogen 1 (1H) magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy in differentiation of benign maxillofacial and neck lesions...
  7. Gritzmann N. Sonography of the neck: current potentials and limitations. Ultraschall Med. 2005;26:185-96 pubmed
    ..The relationship of tumours or lymph nodes to the great cervical vessels can be evaluated. Colour Doppler can visualise the vascularisation of cervical soft tissue lesions, often narrowing down the differential diagnosis...
  8. Ling B, Wu J, Miller S, Monk K, Shamekh R, Rizvi T, et al. Role for the epidermal growth factor receptor in neurofibromatosis-related peripheral nerve tumorigenesis. Cancer Cell. 2005;7:65-75 pubmed
    ..Genetic reduction of EGFR in Nf1(+/-);p53(+/-) mice that develop sarcomas significantly improved survival. Thus, gain- and loss-of-function experiments support the relevance of EGFR to peripheral nerve tumor formation...
  9. Hottinger A, Khakoo Y. Neurooncology of familial cancer syndromes. J Child Neurol. 2009;24:1526-35 pubmed publisher
  10. Abul Kasim K, Thurnher M, McKeever P, Sundgren P. Intradural spinal tumors: current classification and MRI features. Neuroradiology. 2008;50:301-14 pubmed
    ..This comprehensive review focuses on the current classification, clinical symptoms, and MRI features of the more common intradural extramedullary and intramedullary neoplastic lesions. This review does not include extradural lesions...
  11. Jordan R, Regezi J. Oral spindle cell neoplasms: a review of 307 cases. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2003;95:717-24 pubmed
    ..The relatively high prevalence of some tumors, such as myofibroma, likely reflects the use of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of spindle cell tumors...
  12. Lasorella A, Uo T, Iavarone A. Id proteins at the cross-road of development and cancer. Oncogene. 2001;20:8326-33 pubmed
    ..We propose that the participation of Id in multiple fundamental traits of cancer may be the basis for unprecedented therapeutic opportunities...
  13. Goldstein A, Chan M, Harland M, Gillanders E, Hayward N, Avril M, et al. High-risk melanoma susceptibility genes and pancreatic cancer, neural system tumors, and uveal melanoma across GenoMEL. Cancer Res. 2006;66:9818-28 pubmed
    ..This GenoMEL study provides the most extensive characterization of mutations in high-risk melanoma susceptibility genes in families with three or more melanoma patients yet available...
  14. Arndt V, Lacour B, Steliarova Foucher E, Spix C, Znaor A, Pastore G, et al. Up-to-date monitoring of childhood cancer long-term survival in Europe: tumours of the sympathetic nervous system, retinoblastoma, renal and bone tumours, and soft tissue sarcomas. Ann Oncol. 2007;18:1722-33 pubmed
    ..Prognosis for most types of childhood tumours has improved during the last few decades. In this article we estimate up-to-date period survival for less common, but important childhood malignancies in Europe...
  15. Sigal R. [Imaging of cervical masses]. J Radiol. 1999;80:1807-15 pubmed
    ..MR imaging and/or CT can show the exact location and extent of a lesion, and can help to anticipate its nature...
  16. Poliani P, Sperli D, Valentini S, Armentano A, Bercich L, Bonetti M, et al. Spinal glioneuronal tumor with neuropil-like islands and meningeal dissemination: histopathological and radiological study of a pediatric case. Neuropathology. 2009;29:574-8 pubmed publisher
  17. Taubert H, Wurl P, Bache M, Meye A, Berger D, Holzhausen H, et al. The p53 gene in soft tissue sarcomas: prognostic value of DNA sequencing versus immunohistochemistry. Anticancer Res. 1998;18:183-7 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to compare sequencing and immunohistochemistry (IHC) for their ability to detect p53 mutations and to assess their prognostic value in soft tissue sarcomas (STS)...
  18. Sugio K, Inoue T, Inoue K, Tateishi M, Ishida T, Sugimachi K. Neurogenic tumors of the mediastinum originated from the vagus nerve. Eur J Surg Oncol. 1995;21:214-6 pubmed
    ..Surgical resection is recommended, not only to confirm the nature of the lesion, but also to prevent further growth and compression on adjacent structures. For benign encapsulated neurogenic tumors, resection is curative...
  19. Eriksson B, Arnberg H, Oberg K, Hellman U, Lundqvist G, Wernstedt C, et al. Chromogranins--new sensitive markers for neuroendocrine tumors. Acta Oncol. 1989;28:325-9 pubmed
    ..Also in immunocytochemical stainings, our polyclonal antiserum detecting both chromogranin A and B showed a greater sensitivity than other available antisera against chromogranin A, B and C...
  20. Rossi A, Gandolfo C, Morana G, Tortori Donati P. Tumors of the spine in children. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2007;17:17-35 pubmed
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging provides crucial information regarding the extent, location, and internal structure of the mass, thus critically narrowing the differential diagnosis and guiding surgery...
  21. Alderete J, Novais E, Dozois E, Rose P, Sim F. Morbidity and functional status of patients with pelvic neurogenic tumors after wide excision. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010;468:2948-53 pubmed publisher
  22. Castellanos E, Dominguez P, Gonzalez C. Centrosome dysfunction in Drosophila neural stem cells causes tumors that are not due to genome instability. Curr Biol. 2008;18:1209-14 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that such tumors might be caused by impaired asymmetric division of neural stem cells [4]. These results show that centrosome loss, far from being innocuous, is a potentially dangerous condition in flies...
  23. Wakely P. Cytopathology-histopathology of the mediastinum II. Mesenchymal, neural, and neuroendocrine neoplasms. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2005;9:24-32 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this review is to focus on the shared and dissimilar morphologic features of this subset of neoplasms to improve diagnostic correlation between the two...
  24. Hussein A, Bozzi B, Correa M, Capson T, Kursar T, Coley P, et al. Bioactive constituents from three Vismia species. J Nat Prod. 2003;66:858-60 pubmed
    ..The structure of ferruginin C was elucidated by spectroscopic means. Compounds 6-8 were the most active, and the cytotoxic activity of compounds 2-5 and 7 is reported for the first time...
  25. Rha S, Byun J, Jung S, Chun H, Lee H, Lee J. Neurogenic tumors in the abdomen: tumor types and imaging characteristics. Radiographics. 2003;23:29-43 pubmed
    ..However, because most neurogenic tumors in adults are benign, CT and MR imaging can be used to develop a differential diagnosis and help determine the immediate local extent of tumor...
  26. MacLeod C, Tsokos M. Gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumor. Ultrastruct Pathol. 1991;15:49-55 pubmed
    ..Moreover, it occurred in a much younger patient (20 years of age) compared to previously reported cases (45 to 66 years of age), with the exception of one other case (16 years of age)...
  27. Liu Y, Bae B, Alam N, Hong J, Sim C, Lee C, et al. New cytotoxic sesterterpenes from the sponge Sarcotragus species. J Nat Prod. 2001;64:1301-4 pubmed
    ..The gross structures were established on the basis of NMR and MS analyses. The compounds showed interesting variations of geometry and absolute configuration...
  28. Satoh J, Kuroda Y. Constitutive and cytokine-regulated expression of presenilin-1 and presenilin-2 genes in human neural cell lines. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 1999;25:492-503 pubmed
  29. Alexandrov V, Anisimov V, Belous N, Vasilyeva I, Mazon V. The inhibition of the transplacental blastomogenic effect of nitrosomethylurea by postnatal administration of buformin to rats. Carcinogenesis. 1980;1:975-8 pubmed
    ..Postnatal administration of the antidiabetic drug buformin decreased the malignant neurogenic tumor incidence 3.5 times (to rats transplacentally treated with NMU)...
  30. Banczerowski P, Lipóth L, Veres R. [Combined anterior and posterior approach in surgical treatment of tumors at the cervicothoracic junction: our experience]. Ideggyogy Sz. 2003;56:174-8 pubmed
  31. Saurborn D, Kruskal J, Stillman I, Parangi S. Best cases from the AFIP: paraganglioma of the organs of Zuckerkandl. Radiographics. 2003;23:1279-86 pubmed
  32. Khonsari R, Lepourry J, D Hauthuille C. [Neural jaw tumors]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2010;111:27-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Surgery is the only treatment for facial neural tumors. Functional and esthetic issues are common. Recurrence and malignant transformation are severe complications of neurofibroma...
  33. Kinuya K, Ohashi M, Itoh S, Yamamoto K, Sakai S, Kakuda K, et al. Differential diagnosis in patients with ring-like thallium-201 uptake in brain SPECT. Ann Nucl Med. 2002;16:417-21 pubmed
    ..This study was performed to investigate lesions with ring-like thallium-201 (201Tl) uptake and to determine whether SPECT provides any information in differential diagnosis...
  34. Douc Rasy S, Barrois M, Echeynne M, Kaghad M, Blanc E, Raguenez G, et al. DeltaN-p73alpha accumulates in human neuroblastic tumors. Am J Pathol. 2002;160:631-9 pubmed
    ..Our data suggest that, in undifferentiated NTs, a link may exist between the accumulation of DeltaN-p73alpha variants and the "nuclear exclusion" of p53...
  35. Taylor M, Jones D. Genetic markers of mediastinal tumors. Thorac Surg Clin. 2009;19:17-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite the progress made in the understanding of genetic markers of select mediastinal tumors, significantly more investigation is required to elucidate the molecular pathways involved in the pathogenesis of these tumors...
  36. Kim C, Jeong M, Mushiake H, Kim B, Kim W, Ko J, et al. Cancer gene therapy using a novel secretable trimeric TRAIL. Gene Ther. 2006;13:330-8 pubmed
    ..Our data reveal that a gene therapy using Ad-stTRAIL has a promising potential to treat human cancers including gliomas...
  37. Jackson A, O CONNOR J, Thompson G, Mills S. Magnetic resonance perfusion imaging in neuro-oncology. Cancer Imaging. 2008;8:186-99 pubmed publisher
    ..This review details technical approaches and application of quantitative MRI, focusing particularly on perfusion imaging and its role in neuro-oncology...
  38. Lee M, Hyun D, Marshall K, Ellerby L, Bredesen D, Jenner P, et al. Effect of overexpression of BCL-2 on cellular oxidative damage, nitric oxide production, antioxidant defenses, and the proteasome. Free Radic Biol Med. 2001;31:1550-9 pubmed
  39. Roels H. Histopathology of laryngeal tumours. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1992;46:127-39 pubmed
    ..The description is based on the light microscopical and histochemical characteristics of these tumours. The relation to the clinical presentation is briefly mentioned. The correlation between the subtypes and prognosis is discussed...
  40. Kato S, Kato M, Hirano A, Takikawa M, Ohama E. The immunohistochemical expression of stress-response protein (srp) 60 in human brain tumours: relationship of srp 60 to the other five srps, proliferating cell nuclear antigen and p53 protein. Histol Histopathol. 2001;16:809-20 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, srp 60 expression might depend, in part, on proliferating potential...
  41. Martinoli C, Bianchi S, Derchi L. Tendon and nerve sonography. Radiol Clin North Am. 1999;37:691-711, viii pubmed
    ..Nerve tears and tumors also can be diagnosed. Overall, US is an effective technique for imaging tendons and nerves...
  42. Damiani S, Manetto V, Carrillo G, Di Blasi A, Nappi O, Eusebi V. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor arising in a "de novo" ganglioneuroma. A case report. Tumori. 1991;77:90-3 pubmed
    ..The patient is free of disease 4 years after surgery. The clinicopathologic features of this rare case are discussed...
  43. Ghani E, Zaidi G, Nadeem M, Rehman L, Noman M, Khaleeq Uz Zaman -. Role of cerebrospinal fluid diversion in posterior fossa tumor surgery. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2003;13:333-6 pubmed
    ..To assess the role of cerebrospinal fluid diversion in posterior fossa tumor surgery...
  44. Tanaka O, Kiryu T, Hirose Y, Iwata H, Hoshi H. Neurogenic tumors of the mediastinum and chest wall: MR imaging appearance. J Thorac Imaging. 2005;20:316-20 pubmed
    ..MR and histologic features of these tumors are illustrated and described in this essay...
  45. Baehring J. Neuro-oncology in a nutshell. J Neurooncol. 2004;68:99-100 pubmed
  46. Takeda S, Miyoshi S, Minami M, Matsuda H. Intrathoracic neurogenic tumors--50 years' experience in a Japanese institution. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2004;26:807-12 pubmed
    ..Intrathoracic neurogenic tumors are relatively uncommon, and there have been few reports regarding their entire clinical characteristics in the Asian population...
  47. McCabe D, McCarthy G, Condon F, Connolly S, Brennan P, Brett F, et al. Atypical ganglion cell tumor of the sciatic nerve. Arch Neurol. 2002;59:1179-81 pubmed
    ..Although herniation of a lumbosacral intervertebral disk is a major cause of sciatic distribution pain, relentlessly progressive symptoms or signs should alert one to the possibility of a tumor involving the nerve...
  48. Adani G, Marcello D, Sanna A, Mazzetti J, Anania G, Donini A. Gastrointestinal stromal tumours: evaluation of biological and clinical current opinions. Chir Ital. 2002;54:127-31 pubmed
    ..Tumours with a high mitotic index (> 5 mitoses/10 HPF) and measuring more than 5 cm in diameter are to be considered malignant...
  49. Kitlinska J. Neuropeptide Y in neural crest-derived tumors: effect on growth and vascularization. Cancer Lett. 2007;245:293-302 pubmed
    ..Thus, NPY and its receptors may become targets for the treatment of neural tumors, directed against both tumor cell proliferation and angiogenesis...
  50. Tender G. Lumbar intradural varix masquerading as a nerve tumor. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008;8:600 pubmed publisher
  51. Chambonnière M, Mosnier Damet M, Mosnier J. Expression of microtubule-associated protein tau by gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Hum Pathol. 2001;32:1166-73 pubmed
    ..Although the loss of tau expression is observed only in borderline and malignant tumors, its prognostic value is not clear cut...
  52. Barrenechea I, Fukumoto R, Lesser J, Ewing D, Connery C, Perin N. Endoscopic resection of thoracic paravertebral and dumbbell tumors. Neurosurgery. 2006;59:1195-201; discussion 1201-2 pubmed
    ..Generally encapsulated, they are located in the posterior mediastinum. In this report, we present our experience in the thoracoscopic resection of these tumors, including surgical technique and potential pitfalls...
  53. Julià Sapé M, Acosta D, Majós C, Moreno Torres A, Wesseling P, Acebes J, et al. Comparison between neuroimaging classifications and histopathological diagnoses using an international multicenter brain tumor magnetic resonance imaging database. J Neurosurg. 2006;105:6-14 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the accuracy of routine magnetic resonance (MR) imaging studies in the classification of brain tumors in terms of both cell type and grade of malignancy...
  54. Erlandson R, Klimstra D, Woodruff J. Subclassification of gastrointestinal stromal tumors based on evaluation by electron microscopy and immunohistochemistry. Ultrastruct Pathol. 1996;20:373-93 pubmed
    ..Despite their similar light microscopic appearance, GIST are phenotypically heterogeneous, requiring both ultrastructural and immunohistochemical studies for accurate characterization...
  55. Coccé M, Lubieniecki F, Bartuluchi M, Gallego M. Cytogenetic findings in a rare pediatric mixed glioneuronal tumor and review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst. 2009;25:1485-90 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present study was to report the chromosomal abnormalities findings in rare pediatric mixed glioneuronal tumor (GNT), which could not be classified according to the WHO classification...
  56. Harb A, Forster J, Damjanov I. Gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumor secreting catecholamines. Virchows Arch. 2005;447:892-3 pubmed
  57. Shuangshoti S, Shuangshoti S, Shuangshoti S. Intra-operative diagnosis in surgical neuropathology: a study of 120 cases with reference to squash cytology. J Med Assoc Thai. 2004;87 Suppl 2:S244-8 pubmed
    ..To present results of intra-operative consultation in surgical neuropathology and discuss the diagnostic guideline for squash cytology...
  58. Dozois E, Wall J, Spinner R, Jacofsky D, Yaszemski M, Sim F, et al. Neurogenic tumors of the pelvis: clinicopathologic features and surgical outcomes using a multidisciplinary team. Ann Surg Oncol. 2009;16:1010-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Few data exist regarding the outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for pelvic tumors of neurogenic origin. Our aim was to characterize the clinical and pathologic features of pelvic neurogenic tumors and assess surgical outcomes...
  59. Sandler A, Scott D, Azuhata T, Takamizawa S, O Dorisio S. The survivin:Fas ratio is predictive of recurrent disease in neuroblastoma. J Pediatr Surg. 2002;37:507-11 pubmed
    ..The authors determined whether the ratio of survivin to Fas (S:F ratio) is predictive of recurrent disease in patients with NB. The authors previously have shown the S:F ratio is predictive of recurrent disease in pediatric renal tumors...
  60. Kirsch R, Gao Z, Riddell R. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: diagnostic challenges and practical approach to differential diagnosis. Adv Anat Pathol. 2007;14:261-85 pubmed
  61. Pistolesi S, Castagna M, Vannozzi R, Cantini R, Pingitore R. [Mixed neuroglial tumor: description of a case]. Pathologica. 2001;93:57-60 pubmed
    ..The neoplasm was composed by two cell types. One type showed features typical of neuronal cells, while the other resembled glial cells. The diagnosis was confirmed by immunohistochemistry results...
  62. Ayadi Kaddour A, Mlika M, Chaabouni S, Kilani T, El Mezni F. Mesenchymal hamartoma of the chest wall in an infant. Pathologica. 2007;99:440-2 pubmed
    ..Two years after surgery, the patient is alive and well, with no evidence of recurrence...
  63. Kaderali Z, Lamberti Pasculli M, Rutka J. The changing epidemiology of paediatric brain tumours: a review from the Hospital for Sick Children. Childs Nerv Syst. 2009;25:787-93 pubmed publisher
    ..This study examines the changing epidemiology of paediatric brain tumours over the past three decades (1980-2008) in a single institution, SickKids, Toronto, Canada...
  64. Bartenstein P, Grunwald F, Kuwert T, Tatsch K, Sabri O, Benkert O, et al. [Clinical applications of single photon emission tomography in neuromedicine. 1. Neuro-oncology, epilepsy, movement disorders, cerebrovascular disease]. Nuklearmedizin. 2000;39:180-95 pubmed
    ..This article gives in his first part a critical review of the clinical applications of SPECT in neuro-oncology, epilepsy, basal ganglia disorders and cerebrovascular disease...
  65. Goel D, Prayaga A, Sundaram C, Raghunadharao D, Rajappa S, Rammurti S, et al. Utility of fine needle aspiration cytology in mediastinal lesions: a clinicopathologic study of 1617 cases from a single institution. Acta Cytol. 2008;52:404-11 pubmed
    ..To study the distribution, prevalence and cytomorphologic features of mediastinal lesions and assess the utility of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in such lesions by correlating with clinical, laboratory and imageologic parameters...
  66. Tajiri T, Shono K, Tanaka S, Suita S. Evaluation of genetic heterogeneity in neuroblastoma. Surgery. 2002;131:S283-7 pubmed