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Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anesthesia, Local
  • Brain Stem
  • Brain Stem Neoplasms
  • Cerebellum
  • Stereotaxic Techniques
  • Tegmentum Mesencephali

abstract

  • Tissue diagnosis of lesions in the brainstem and cerebellar peduncles continues to be a significant challenge, with the potential for major morbidity. With appropriate patient selection, however, awake transcerebellar biopsy is a safe and effective procedure that can change clinical management and provide important prognostic information.

publication date

  • September 2008

Research

keywords

  • Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1227/01.NEU.0000324731.68843.74

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 460

end page

  • 6; discussion 466-8

volume

  • 63

number

  • 3