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Table 3 Surgical technique and outcome

From: Retrospective analysis of salvage surgery for local progression of brain metastasis previously treated with stereotactic irradiation: diagnostic contribution, functional outcome, and prognostic factors

 All lesionsMinimum resection +/− SRTResection with free marginP value
Number of lesions542628 
Local recurrence13 /54 (24%)9 /26 (34.6%)4 /28 (14.3%)0.07
Leptomeningeal Dissemination3 /54 (5.6%)3 /26 (11.5%)0 /28 (0%)0.105
  1. *Fisher’s exact test