Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 398295, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/398295
Research Article

Prognostic Implication of Preoperative Behavior Changes in Patients with Primary High-Grade Meningiomas

1Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Centre Ljubljana (UMC Ljubljana), Zaloska 7, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
2Ethics & Bionics/Nanomedicine, Australian Centre of Excellence in Electromaterials Science, University of Tasmania, 7000 Hobart, Australia

Received 19 August 2013; Accepted 20 November 2013; Published 21 January 2014

Academic Editors: V. Pistoia, B. Schaller, and C. J. Vecht

Copyright © 2014 Andrej Vranic and Frederic Gilbert. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. C. Kruchko, Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States, vol. 32, CBTRUS, Hinsdale, Ill, USA, 2010.
  2. A. Perry, D. N. Louis, B. W. Scheithauer et al., “. Meningiomas,” in World Health Organisation Classification of Tumours: WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System, D. N. Louis, H. Ohgaki, and O. D. Wiestler, Eds., pp. 164–172, IARC Press, Lyon, France, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  3. J. Jaaskelainen, M. Haltia, and E. Laasonen, “The growth rate of intracranial meningiomas and its relation to histology. An analysis of 43 patients,” Surgical Neurology, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 165–172, 1985. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. Durand, F. Labrousse, A. Jouvet et al., “WHO grade II and III meningiomas: a study of prognostic factors,” Journal of Neuro-Oncology, vol. 95, no. 3, pp. 367–375, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. Mahmood, D. V. Caccamo, F. J. Tomecek, G. M. Malik, P. M. Black, and J. J. Kepes, “Atypical and malignant meningiomas: a clinicopathological review,” Neurosurgery, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 955–963, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. Vranic, M. Popovic, A. Cör, B. Prestor, and J. Pizem, “Mitotic count, brain invasion, and location are independent predictors of recurrence-free survival in primary atypical and malignant meningiomas: a study of 86 patients,” Neurosurgery, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 1124–1132, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. J. Ayerbe, D. R. Lobato, J. De la Cruz et al., “Risk factors predicting recurrence in patients operated on for intracranial meningioma. A multivariate analysis,” Acta Neurochirurgica, vol. 141, no. 9, pp. 921–932, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. R. K. Gupta and R. Kumar, “Benign brain tumours and psychiatric morbidity: a 5-years retrospective data analysis,” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 316–319, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. J. E. Alvernia and M. P. Sindou, “Preoperative neuroimaging findings as a predictor of the surgical plane of cleavage: prospective study of 100 consecutive cases of intracranial meningioma,” Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 100, no. 3, pp. 422–430, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. F. Gilbert, A. Vranic, and S. Hurst, “Involuntary & voluntary invasive brain surgery: ethical issues related to acquired aggressiveness,” Neuroethics, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 115–128, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. J. Barrash, D. Tranel, and S. W. Anderson, “Acquired personality disturbances associated with bilateral damage to the ventromedial prefrontal region,” Developmental Neuropsychology, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 355–381, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. D. K. L. Dae Kyu Lee, D. G. K. Dong Gyu Kim, G. Choe, J. G. Chi, and H.-W. Jung, “Chordoid meningioma with polyclonal gammopathy. Case report,” Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 94, no. 1, pp. 122–126, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. T. L. Avery, “Seven cases of frontal tumour with psychiatric presentation,” British Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 119, no. 548, pp. 19–23, 1971. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. R. Hunter, W. Blackwood, and J. Bull, “Three cases of frontal meningiomas presenting psychiatrically,” British Medical Journal, vol. 3, article 9, 1968. View at Google Scholar
  15. J. M. Burns and R. H. Swerdlow, “Right orbitofrontal tumor with pedophilia symptom and constructional apraxia sign,” Archives of Neurology, vol. 60, pp. 437–440, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  16. B. L. Miller, J. L. Cummings, and H. McIntyre, “Hypersexuality or altered sexual preference following brain injury,” Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 867–873, 1986. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. R. Caplan, Y. Comair, D. A. Shewmon, L. Jackson, H. T. Chugani, and W. J. Peacock, “Intractable seizures, compulsions, and coprolalia: a pediatric case study,” Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 315–319, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. L. J. Villano, N. Mlinarevich, K. S. Watson, H. H. Engelhard, and L. Anderson-Shaw, “Aggression in a patient with primary brain tumor: ethical implications for best management,” Journal of Neuro-Oncology, vol. 94, no. 2, pp. 293–296, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. R. M. Haugh and W. R. Markesbery, “Hypothalamic astrocytoma. Syndrome of hyperphagia, obesity, and disturbances of behavior and endocrine and autonomic function,” Archives of Neurology, vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 560–563, 1983. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. P. Nakaji, H. S. Meltzer, S. A. Singel, and J. F. Alksne, “Improvement of aggressive and antisocial behavior after resection of temporal lobe tumors,” Pediatrics, vol. 112, no. 5, p. e430, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. P. W. Kaplan, D. A. Kerr, and A. Olivi, “Ictus expectoratus: a sign of complex partial seizures usually of non-dominant temporal lobe origin,” Seizure, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 480–484, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. G. D. Partlow, R. Carpio-O'Donovan, D. Melanson, and T. M. Peters, “Bilateral thalamic glioma: review of eight cases with personality change and mental deterioration,” American Journal of Neuroradiology, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 1225–1230, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. S. Madhusoodanan, D. Danan, and D. Moise, “Psychiatric manifestations of brain tumors: diagnostic implications,” Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 343–349, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. C. Dumas-Duport, Tumeurs cerebrales chez les malades mentaux [Ph.D. thesis], Faculté de Medicine de Paris, Paris, France, 1970.
  25. R. S. Maurice-Williams and G. Dunwoody, “Late diagnosis of frontal meningiomas presenting with psychiatric symptoms,” British Medical Journal, vol. 296, no. 6639, pp. 1785–1786, 1988. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. M. E. Benros, T. M. Laursen, S. O. Dalton, and P. B. Mortensen, “Psychiatric disorder as a first manifestation of cancer: a 10-year population-based study,” International Journal of Cancer, vol. 124, no. 12, pp. 2917–2922, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. M. A. Ron, “Psychiatric manifestations of frontal lobe tumours,” British Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 155, pp. 735–738, 1989. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. K. Hrabric, V. Jukic, P. Bilic et al., “Neuroradiologic diagnostics in patients hospitalized in Vrapce Psychiatric Hospital,” Lijec Vjesn, vol. 131, pp. 122–125, 2009. View at Google Scholar