Letter to the Editor. Time to move beyond the Simpson scale in meningioma surgery

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  • 1 Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; and
  • | 2 Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL
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Illustration from Serra et al. (pp 458–468). Copyright Uğur Türe. Published with permission.

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    Schwartz TH , McDermott MW . The Simpson grade: abandon the scale but preserve the message . J Neurosurg . Published online October 9, 2020. doi:10.3171/2020.6.JNS201904

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    Przybylowski CJ , Hendricks BK , Frisoli FA , et al. Prognostic value of the Simpson grading scale in modern meningioma surgery: Barrow Neurological Institute experience . J Neurosurg . Published online October 23, 2020. doi:10.3171/2020.6.JNS20374

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    Simpson D . The recurrence of intracranial meningiomas after surgical treatment . J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry . 1957 ;20 (1 ):22 39 .

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    Sughrue ME , Kane AJ , Shangari G , et al. The relevance of Simpson Grade I and II resection in modern neurosurgical treatment of World Health Organization Grade I meningiomas . J Neurosurg . 2010 ;113 (5 ):1029 1035 .

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    Youngblood MW , Miyagishima DF , Jin L , et al. Associations of meningioma molecular subgroup and tumor recurrence . Neuro Oncol . Published online October 17, 2020. doi:10.1093/neuonc/noaa226

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    Oya S , Kawai K , Nakatomi H , Saito N . Significance of Simpson grading system in modern meningioma surgery: integration of the grade with MIB-1 labeling index as a key to predict the recurrence of WHO Grade I meningiomas . J Neurosurg . 2012 ;117 (1 ):121 128 .

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    Spille DC , Hess K , Bormann E , et al. Risk of tumor recurrence in intracranial meningiomas: comparative analyses of the predictive value of the postoperative tumor volume and the Simpson classification . J Neurosurg . Published online July 17, 2020. doi:10.3171/2020.4.JNS20412

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    Voss KM , Spille DC , Sauerland C , et al. The Simpson grading in meningioma surgery: does the tumor location influence the prognostic value? J Neurooncol . 2017 ;133 (3 ):641 651 .

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    Materi J , Mampre D , Ehresman J , et al. Predictors of recurrence and high growth rate of residual meningiomas after subtotal resection . J Neurosurg . 2021 ;134 (2 ):410 416 .

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    Hollon TC , Pandian B , Adapa AR , et al. Near real-time intraoperative brain tumor diagnosis using stimulated Raman histology and deep neural networks . Nat Med . 2020 ;26 (1 ):52 58 .

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  • 1

    Schwartz TH , McDermott MW . The Simpson grade: abandon the scale but preserve the message . J Neurosurg . Published online October 9, 2020. doi:10.3171/2020.6.JNS201904

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 2

    Oya S , Kawai K , Nakatomi H , Saito N . Significance of Simpson grading system in modern meningioma surgery: integration of the grade with MIB-1 labeling index as a key to predict the recurrence of WHO Grade I meningiomas . J Neurosurg . 2012 ;117 (1 ):121 128 .

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    • Export Citation
  • 3

    Heald JB , Carroll TA , Mair RJ . Simpson grade: an opportunity to reassess the need for complete resection of meningiomas . Acta Neurochir (Wien) . 2014 ;156 (2 ):383 388 .

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    Otero-Rodriguez A , Tabernero MD , Munoz-Martin MC , et al. Re-evaluating Simpson grade I, II, and III resections in neurosurgical treatment of World Health Organization grade I meningiomas . World Neurosurg . 2016 ;96 :483 488 .

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    Sughrue ME , Kane AJ , Shangari G , et al. The relevance of Simpson Grade I and II resection in modern neurosurgical treatment of World Health Organization Grade I meningiomas . J Neurosurg . 2010 ;113 (5 ):1029 1035 .

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation

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