Clinical Outcomes Following Re-Operations for Intracranial Meningioma

Richardson, George E, Gillespie, Conor S, Mustafa, Mohammad A, Taweel, Basel A ORCID: 0000-0002-6157-2438, Bakhsh, Ali, Kumar, Siddhant ORCID: 0000-0001-8084-2504, Keshwara, Sumirat M, Ali, Tamara, John, Bethan, Brodbelt, Andrew R
et al (show 6 more authors) (2021) Clinical Outcomes Following Re-Operations for Intracranial Meningioma. CANCERS, 13 (19). 4792-.

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The outcomes following re-operation for meningioma are poorly described. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for a performance status outcome following a second operation for a recurrent meningioma. A retrospective, comparative cohort study was conducted. The primary outcome measure was World Health Organization performance. Secondary outcomes were complications, and overall and progression free survival (OS and PFS respectively). Baseline clinical characteristics, tumor details, and operation details were collected. Multivariable binary logistic regression was used to identify risk factors for performance status outcome following a second operation. Between 1988 and 2018, 712 patients had surgery for intracranial meningiomas, 56 (7.9%) of which underwent a second operation for recurrence. Fifteen patients (26.8%) had worsened performance status after the second operation compared to three (5.4%) after the primary procedure (p = 0.002). An increased number of post-operative complications following the second operation was associated with a poorer performance status following that procedure (odds ratio 2.2 [95% CI 1.1-4.6]). The second operation complication rates were higher than after the first surgery (46.4%, n = 26 versus 32.1%, n = 18, p = 0.069). The median OS was 312.0 months (95% CI 257.8-366.2). The median PFS following the first operation was 35.0 months (95% CI 28.9-41.1). Following the second operation, the median PFS was 68.0 months (95% CI 49.1-86.9). The patients undergoing a second operation for meningioma had higher rates of post-operative complications, which is associated with poorer clinical outcomes. The decisions surrounding second operations must be balanced against the surgical risks and should take patient goals into consideration.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: meningioma, re-operations, outcomes, recurrence, complications, surgery
Divisions: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences > Institute of Systems, Molecular and Integrative Biology
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2021 08:00
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2023 21:27
DOI: 10.3390/cancers13194792
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