leptomeningeal metastases

leptomeningeal metastases

Oncology CA that has spread to the pia and arachnoid membranes of the brain and spinal cord
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Also, Tagrisso is being investigated in the adjuvant and metastatic first-line settings, including in patients with and without CNS metastases, in leptomeningeal metastases, and
The relevante of intraventricular chemotherapy for Leptomeningeal metastases in breast cancer.
PATIENTS WITH leptomeningeal metastases from melanoma have a poor prognosis, but treatment with targeted therapy and immune checkpoint inhibitors increased overall survival and resulted in long-term remission in a few patients, according to researchers.
Metastasis to the spinal nervous system can be classified as intramedullary, epidural, and leptomeningeal metastases.
Diagnosis and treatment of leptomeningeal metastases from solid tumours: Experience with 90 patients.
The patient's clinical cytologic exam revealed malignant cells in the CSF, confirming the presence of leptomeningeal metastases and concordant with our results.
A comparison between ventricular and lumbar cerebrospinal fluid cytology in adult patients with leptomeningeal metastases.
Pathophysiology and clinical features of leptomeningeal metastases (carcinomatous meningitis).
This is superior to CT-myelography in paediatric cases of leptomeningeal metastases from intracranial tumours.
MRI has the same sensitivity as lumbar puncture in diagnosing leptomeningeal metastases but has only 70% specificity (Kesari & Batchelor, 2003).
Metastatic disease is considered in the following four chapters, which include discussion of the management of brain metastases, spinal metastases, leptomeningeal metastases and dural/skull metastases, and cancer metastasis to the peripheral nervous system.