Pachymeningeal disease: a systematic review and metanalysis

ConclusionWhile PMD has a superior prognosis to LMD, it is nevertheless a critical oncologic event associated with significant mortality and remains poorly recognized. PMD is predominantly observed in patients with controlled systemic disease status and infratentorial location. Future treatment strategies should focus on reducing surgical seeding and sterilizing surgical cavities.
Source: Journal of Neuro-Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research