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To what extent will 5-aminolevulinic acid change the face of malignant glioma surgery?

Díez Valle R(1), Tejada Solis S(1).

(1) Department of Neurosurgery, Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Navarre, Spain. 

Revista: CNS Oncology

Fecha: 29-jun-2015

Neurocirugía

Resumen

Glioma surgery is an essential part of glioma management; however, fully achieving the goal of surgery has been uncommon. The goal of surgery is 'maximal safe resection' with the accepted target for maximal being complete resection of the contrast-enhancing tumor.

This ideal result was obtained in less than 30% of cases in centers of excellence until a few years ago. The development of fluorescence-guided surgery using 5-aminolevulinic acid has initiated a radical change. Over the past 5 years, various groups have published rates of complete resection of the enhancing tumor that exceed 80%. In the coming years, as the use of the technology expands, complete resection should become a common, predictable result at many centers.

Consequently, adjuvant therapies that benefit from resection could play a bigger role, resection could be incorporated as a variable in randomized trials and distant recurrence might become a more common problem. 

CITA DEL ARTÍCULO  CNS Oncol. 2015 Jun 29:1-8.

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