Management of meningioma

Presse Med. 2018 Nov-Dec;47(11-12 Pt 2):e245-e252. doi: 10.1016/j.lpm.2018.05.016. Epub 2018 Nov 16.


Meningiomas are the most frequent primary brain tumors, accounting for ∼37% of central nervous systems tumors. Despite being largely benign, clinicians frequently face difficult treatment decisions in cases with complex morphology or localisation, near vital brain structures such as the optic nerve or in the case of incidental tumors. Here, we review current concepts of diagnosis, treatment and follow-up with clinical decision-making informed by multimodal imaging, histology, and molecular biology.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Diagnostic Imaging / methods
  • Diagnostic Techniques, Neurological
  • Humans
  • Meningeal Neoplasms / classification
  • Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology
  • Meningeal Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Meningioma / classification
  • Meningioma / pathology
  • Meningioma / therapy*
  • Neurosurgical Procedures / methods
  • Neurosurgical Procedures / standards
  • Radiotherapy / methods
  • Radiotherapy / standards