By Wolfgang Wechsler, Guido Reifenberger (auth.), Masakatsu Nagai M.D., Ph.D. (eds.)
The name of this monograph, mind Tumor examine and remedy, is the identify of the convention itself, which had its inaugural assembly within the usa in 1975 andhas in view that stepped forward to the overseas scale. In Japan, the 1st convention ofits variety used to be prepared by means of Dr. Takao Hoshino and me and was once held at Nikko in 1980, accordingly its identify, the Nikko convention on mind Tumor learn and treatment. although it begun as a small, closed assembly, the convention has grown significantly, and in 1992 it used to be reorganized because the eastern convention on mind Tumor examine and remedy and used to be opened to all neurosurgeons and neuropathologists drawn to the examine of mind tumor difficulties and who're engaging during this box. the most function of the convention on mind Tumor examine and remedy is the candid and educated dialogue of the main up to date advancements in easy re seek and scientific remedy of mind tumors. The third eastern convention on mind Tumor examine and remedy was once held at Nasu (Tochigi Prefecture), Japan, in No vember 1994. It used to be an excellent honor to welcome many exceptional site visitors from over seas who kindly attended every one consultation and made important contributions.
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Rejected the use of cellularity from their criteria because cellularity is influenced by the thickness of the specimen and is likely to be judged subjectively. What is necessary for an ideal histological grading system? First, good clinical correlation, and second, the grading system should be simple and easy for pathologists to use. The latter factor naturally improves objectivity and reproducibility of the grade considering the judging process of pathologists. From this standpoint, of the three grading systems evaluated in this study the Burger and Daumas-Duport grading systems are recommended.
In 1993 . The origin of the tumor cells of central neurocytoma is unknown and the nature of the transmitter substance involved remains to be investigated. Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma In addition to central neurocytoma, two other benign tumors develop in the region of the foramen of Monro; one is subependymoma  and the other is subependymal giant cell astrocytoma. The latter tumor is composed mainly of large plump astrocytes. It may present additional histological features that may be deemed to be malignant as in our two 1990 cases.
Our first experience with this type of tumor was a consultation case of the late Professor Yoichi Ishida who visited our laboratory on September I, 1980. The patient was a 37-year-old man who had seizures and very slowly progressing difficulties with walking since the age of 17. A well-circumscribed cystic mass (approximately 3 cm in diameter) was removed from the right temporal lobe of the patient. The histology was identical to that described by Kepes in 1979 as "xanthomatous lesions of the central nervous system" .
Brain Tumor: Research and Therapy by Wolfgang Wechsler, Guido Reifenberger (auth.), Masakatsu Nagai M.D., Ph.D. (eds.)