Table 5: Comparison of published reports detailing characteristics of patients with brain metastases from liposarcoma and rhabdomyosarcoma.

Case authorAge, sex IB yr.BM treatmentOS Mo

Rhabdomyosarcoma
Ahola et al., 1998 [84] 13 M0.7SR14
Andersen-Ranberg and Helmer-Hansen, 1987 [83]19 M0.5NR6+
Flannery et al., 2010 [15] 18 F5.0GKSRS, WBRT60
Ho, 1979 [68]79 MD
Kebudi et al., 2005 [3]11 M0RT, Chemo 3
Kleinert et al., 1985 [90] 14 FD48
Noda et al., 1995 [91] 2 M0.5Chemo, RT32+
Ogose et al., 1999 [33]7 F, 16 MNR, 0.2Chemo, RT4, 4
Osawa et al., 2011 [88] = 3
6–18, M (3)
1.1–12.2SR, RT, Chemo21–207
Paulino et al., 2003 [17] = 8
1.7–18, M (6)
NRWBRT, Chemo2–63
Rodriguez-Galindo et al., 2001 [85] = 5
Newborn, F
0.1–1.1NR1.5–24
Salvati et al., 2010 [2] = 2
20–22, M (1)
0.2–0.3SR12.8

Liposarcoma
Arepally et al., 1996 [76]56 M312SR, WBRT324
Bailey et al., 2001 [74]54 F108SR, WBRTAlive at 114
Can et al., 1993 [82]22 M0none
Ferguson et al., 2006 [79]48 F276RT278
Fitzpatrick et al., 1999 [77]74 F24SRAlive at 30
Haft et al., 1988 [80]52 F216SR (total), chemo228
Kumar and Teasdale, 2000 [81]73 F12SRAlive at 12
Salvati et al., 2010 [2]48 MNRSRNR
Utsunomiya et al., 1999 [75]44 M72SR (subtotal)77

IB: Interval to brain metastasis (mo); OS: overall survival in months; M: male; F: female; chemo: chemotherapy; SR: surgical resection; GKSRS: Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery; ICH: intracerebral hemorrhage on presentation; WBRT: whole brain radiotherapy; RT: radiotherapy; D: death prior to treatment; NR: not reported; UK: unknown; asurvival after craniotomy.