Near total resection

Thin rim of enhancement in resection cavity only.

near total resection (NTR) (<3-mm thin residual fluid-attenuated inversion recovery signal abnormality around the rim of the resection cavity only) 1).

McGirt MJ, Chaichana KL, Attenello FJ, Weingart JD, Than K, Burger PC, Olivi A, Brem H, QuinoƱes-Hinojosa A. Extent of surgical resection is independently associated with survival in patients with hemispheric infiltrating low-grade gliomas. Neurosurgery. 2008 Oct;63(4):700-7; author reply 707-8. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000325729.41085.73. PubMed PMID: 18981880.
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