Biologic tumor behavior in pilocytic astrocytomas

Belirgen M., Berrak S. G. , ÖZDAĞ H., Bozkurt S. U. , Eksioglu-Demiralp E., Ozek M. M.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.28, no.3, pp.375-389, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-011-1676-6
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.375-389


The aim is to describe the behavior of pilocytic astrocytoma (PAs) and its effects on patient prognosis by using flow cytometric, immunohistochemical and cytogenetic methods. We also aim to find out whether there is any difference between differently localized tumors by the above mentioned analyses.