Surgical outcome in patients with low grade astrocytoma: a retrospective analysis over a period of 17 years

Tareq Juratli, Katja Meyer, Kerim Hakan Sitoci, Gabriele Schackert & Matthias Kirsch
Objective: The purpose of our study was to evaluate long-term survival in patients with pure low grade astrocytomas (LGAs), who were treated in our institute in the period of 17 years. Methods: In the period between 1993 till 2008 we recorded a total of 235 patients with nonpilocytic low-grade gliomas[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]