Life after surgical resection of a meningioma: a prospective cross-sectional study evaluating health-related quality of life
Farshad Nassiri, Benjamin Price, Ameer Shehab, Karolyn Au, Michael D Cusimano, Michael D Jenkinson, Christine Jungk, Alireza Mansouri, Thomas Santarius, Suganth Suppiah, Ken X Teng, Gurvinder S Toor, Gelareh Zadeh, Tobias Walbert, Katharine J Drummond, Kenneth Aldape, Karolyn Au, Jill Barnhartz-Sloan, Wenya Linda Bi, Priscilla K Brastianos Show all
NEURO-ONCOLOGY | OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC | Published : 2019
Background: Few studies have evaluated the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with meningiomas. Here, we report the largest prospective, longitudinal cross-sectional cohort study of HRQoL in meningiomas to date, in order to identify possible actionable determinants of global HRQoL. Methods: Adults who had undergone resection of a grade I intracranial meningioma and were in routine follow-up at a single large tertiary center underwent HRQoL assessment using the QLQ-C30 questionnaire administered opportunistically at follow-up visits. Averaged transformed QLQ-C30 scores at 12-month intervals were compared with scores from a normative reference population, with reference to know..View full abstract
Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS AND STROKE
The collaborative effort of the International Consortium on Meningiomas (ICOM) is supported by the Brain Tumour Charity Quest for Cures: Collaborative Team Award and the Canadian Institute of Health Research.