Risk factors for recurrence and malignant transformation of low grade astrocytomas

T. Juratli, K. Robel, G. Schackert & D. Krex
Objective: Low grade astrocytomas (LGA) are diffuse brain tumors of astrocytic origin, which are characterized in general by slow progression. Therefore, many patients present with mild symptoms and remain stable for years. However,some patients progress rapidly to higher-grade tumors with eventual [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]