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Table 4 Literature overview of large series of adult brain stem glioma: histological confirmation of diagnosis varied between 13% and 100% (actual study)

From: Retrospective analysis of 104 histologically proven adult brainstem gliomas: clinical symptoms, therapeutic approaches and prognostic factors

Author N Histology HGG LGG Median OS
Landolfi (1998) 23 3 (13.0%) 1 (33.3%) 2 (66.7%) 54.0 months
Salmaggi (2008) 34 20 (58.8%) 11 (55.0%) 9 (45.0%) 59.0 months
Guillamo (2001) 48 32 (67.0%) 15 (46.9%) 17 (53.1%) 64.8 months
Kesari (2008) 101 46 (45.5%) 31 (68.9%) 15 (31.1%) 85.0 months
Reithmeier (2013) 104 104* (100.0%) 46 (44.7%) 57 (55.3%) 18.8 months
  1. *In one patient grading was not performed.