- Eligibility criteria and psychological profiles in patient candidates for awake craniotomy: a pilot studyBarbara Santini
Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 24:209-16. 2012..The aim of this pilot study was to verify the feasibility of a wider research scope to define objective criteria for patient exclusion and the risk of intraoperative mapping failures...
- Cognitive outcome after awake surgery for tumors in language areasB Santini
Department of Neuroscience, Section of Neurosurgery, University of Verona, Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
J Neurooncol 108:319-26. 2012..In conclusion, we believe that cognitive assessment performed in conjunction with language testing is a necessary step in the global evaluation of brain tumor patients both before and after surgery...
- Cognitive outcome as part and parcel of clinical outcome in brain tumor surgeryA Talacchi
Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosciences, University of Verona, P Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
J Neurooncol 108:327-32. 2012..This article attempts to provide an appraisal of the evidence for the impact of surgical treatment on cognitive function of brain tumor patients within the context of general outcome...