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Bennett Omalu

John Y K Lee, Sydney Finkelstein, Ronald L Hamilton, Rapaka Rekha, Joseph T King, Bennett Omalu
OBJECTIVE: Up to 70% of typical meningiomas demonstrate allelic loss at chromosome 22q. Allelic loss at additional chromosomal loci is associated with atypia and anaplasia in meningiomas. The pattern of allelic loss or loss of heterozygosity (LOH) follows a nonrandom, multistep pattern. METHODS: All surgical meningioma samples obtained from 1991 to 1992 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center were analyzed according to current World Health Organization criteria...
November 2004: Neurosurgery
Anthony E Harris, John Y K Lee, Bennett Omalu, John C Flickinger, Douglas Kondziolka, L Dade Lunsford
BACKGROUND: Aggressive (atypical or malignant) meningiomas are difficult tumors to manage. We review the local control and survival rates of patients with aggressive meningiomas after multi-modality therapy that included stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). METHODS: Thirty patients had SRS for treatment of malignant (n = 12) or atypical (n = 18) meningiomas. There were 17 (57%) males and 13 (43%) females with an average age of 58 years. The mean number of prior surgical resections was two...
October 2003: Surgical Neurology
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