References for Cerebellar Astrocytomas in Children

  1. Campbell JW, Pollack IF: Cerebellar astrocytomas in children. J Neurooncol 28:223-231, 1996
  2. Desai KI, Nadkarni TD, Muzumdar DP, et al: Prognostic factors for cerebellar astrocytomas in children: a study of 102 cases. Pediatr Neurosurg 35:311-317, 2001
  3. Due-Tonnessen BJ, Helseth E, Scheie D, et al: Long-term outcome after resection of benign cerebellar astrocytomas in children and young adults (0-19 years): report of 110 consecutive cases. Pediatr Neurosurg 37:71-80, 2002
  4. Fernandez D, Figarella-Branger D, Girard N, et al: Pilocytic astrocytomas in children: prognostic factors – a retrospective study of 80 cases. Neurosurgery 53:544-553, 2003
  5. Hadjipanayis CG, Kondziolka D, Gardner P, et al: Stereotactic radiosurgery for pilocytic astrocytomas when multimodal therapy is necessary. J Neurosurg 97:56-64, 2002
  6. Ilgren EB, Stiller CA: Cerebellar astrocytomas. Clinical characteristics and prognostic indices. J Neurooncol 4:293-308, 1987
  7. Lee M, Wisoff JH, Abbott R, et al: Management of hydrocephalus in children with medulloblastoma: prognostic factors for shunting. Pediatr Neurosurg 20:240-247, 1994
  8. Louis DN, Ohgaki H, Wiestler OD, et al (eds): WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System. Lyon: IARC Press, 2007, pp 14-20
  9. Maher CO, Friedman JA, Raffel C: Posterior fossa tumors in children, in Batjer HH, Loftus CM (eds): Textook of Neurological Surgery:  Principles and Practice. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003, p 985
  10. Pagni CA, Giordana MT, Canavero S: Benign recurrence of a pilocytic cerebellar astrocytoma 36 years after radical removal: case report. Neurosurgery 28:606-609, 1991
  11. Pollack IF: Pediatric brain tumors. Semin Surg Oncol 16:73-90, 1999
  12. Pompili A, Caperle M, Pace A, et al: Quality-of-life assessment in patients who had been surgically treated for cerebellar pilocytic astrocytoma in childhood. J Neurosurg 96:229-234, 2002
  13. Steinbok P, Cochrane DD, Perrin R, et al: Mutism after posterior fossa tumour resection in children: incomplete recovery on long-term follow-up. Pediatr Neurosurg 39:179-183, 2003
  14. Taylor MD, Sanford RA, Boop FA: Cerebellar pilocytic astrocytomas, in Albright AL, Pollack IF, Adelson PD (eds): Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 2008, pp 655-666
  15. Vinchon M, Ruchoux MM, Soto-Ares G, et al: Cerebellar gliomas in infants: specificity, pathology, and outcome. Childs Nerv Syst 17:31-36, 2001
  16. Beni-adani L, Gomori M, Spektor S, et al: Cyst wall enhancement in pilocytic astrocytoma: neoplastic or reactive phenomena. Pediatr Neurosurg 32: 234-239, 2000