Glioblastoma multiforme brain tumors located in the motor cortex - specific findings in comparison with low grade gliomas of the same localization: analysis of a sixty patient series Report as inadecuate




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Acta clinica Croatica, Vol.54. No.4. December 2015. -

The verified presence of a glioblastoma multiforme GBM tumor in the motor area of the brain, in a patient lacking preoperative neurological deficit, offers no certainty that the tumor can be radically removed without the possibility of causing postoperative motor deficit. We present a series of 60 patients hospitalized at the Clinical Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Center of Serbia in Belgrade between October 2011 and February 2015, harboring tumors located

within and in the vicinity of the motor zone of the brain. By using Karnofsky‘s index KI, the pre- and postoperative conditions of the patients were evaluated. Regarding electrical stimulation of the motor cortex, significantly lower values of the electrical current intensity, frequency, and pulse wave duration p



Author: Miodrag Stojsavljević - Goran Tasić - Igor Nikolić - Nikola Repac - Aleksandar Janićijević - Vuk Šćepanović - Krešimir R

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