Table 5

Significant prognostic factors and effect of treatment reported in the literature

Patients nAgePreoperative conditionExtent of surgeryRadiotherapy
Laws et al 4 461++++
Piepmeier8 60++
Medberyet al 7 50++ (>1978)+5-150
Sofietti et al 6 85++
Shaw et al 16 126++5-150
Northet al 5 77+++
McGormack et al 17 53++
Miralbell et al 9 67+++5-153
Shibamato et al 18 119++
Janny et al 10 5-151 58+5-152
This study90+++5-154 +
  • 5-150 Dose dependent.

  • 5-151 Pilocytic astrocytomas included.

  • 5-152 Kernohan grade 1 and 2 were subdifferentiated in 3 grades.

  • 5-153 Especially for subtype oligodendroglioma.

  • 5-154 Only for tumour resection >75%.