Detection of TIMP-3 promoter hypermethylation and its prognostic significance in meningiomas

S. Linsler, S. Urbschat, C. Driess, D. Krämer, C. Lerner, J. Oertel & R. Ketter
Objective: Meningiomas are tumors that arise from the coverings of the brain or the spinal cord. They are mostly benign. However, in about 5% of the cases, they turn into malignant forms with aggressive clinical behavior and increased risk of tumor recurrence. Meningiomas are cytogenetically well[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]