Has Computed Tomography Led to Earlier Diagnosis of Brain Tumors?

  • W. Kluge
  • C. Sprung
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 10)


Development of new diagnostic techniques proceeds on the assumption that early diagnosis of a brain tumor and exact knowledge of its location, size and probable histological classification will improve the patient’s prognosis.


Dition Meningioma Astrocytoma Oligodendroglioma Blastoma 


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  • C. Sprung

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