- Learn about the surgical management of high-grade gliomas and the benefits of
Surgical Management of High-Grade Gliomas
Intraoperative strategies to safely maximize extent of resection
Gliomas are the most common primary tumors of the Central Nervous System, and 50% of them are malignant glioblastomas. They can be difficult to treat, and the prognosis is bleak due to their diffused and infiltrating nature, with a median survival duration after diagnosis ranging from 12 to 16 months. During the Leica 2021 Neurovisualization Summit, a unique event bringing together neurosurgeons worldwide, Dr. Carla Reizinho shared her experience in the surgical management of high-grade gliomas, with a focus on strategies to safely maximize the extent of resection.