Perioperative management to reduce pulmonary embolism after meningioma resection

C. Eisenring, J. Sarnthein, D.S. Bové, L. Held & N. Krayenbühl
Objective: Among all intracranial tumours, meningiomas show the highest rate of postoperative pulmonary embolisms. Preventive measures including compression stockings, early mobilisation and the administration of heparin are thought to lower morbidity, but the usefulness of these measures needs quantification.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]