Outcome

Although the main therapeutic approach is surgical resection, the decision to operate on an intraventricular tumor should be based on several factors, including the patient's age, neurological and medical status and expected survival, as well as tumor-related factors such as documented progression and resectability. The surgical approach to be selected must take into account the vital anatomical structures encountered in reaching them and the potential neurologic sequelae. The use of preoperative angiography and embolization, together with intraoperative neuronavigational guidance, may significantly facilitate the operation. A successful resection of intraventricular tumors is based on a thorough knowledge of the relevant anatomy, avoidance of functionally eloquent areas, use of limited retraction and early control of the main blood supply. For patients with no significant surgical morbidity, survival is directly linked to the histopathological characteristics of the tumor. Unlike a patient with a totally resected meningioma, survival for a patient with a totally resected glioblastoma multiforme is not favorable.

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The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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