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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2018, 6(7), 128-131
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-7-2
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Brain and Spinal Tumors Incidence Annual Audit 2017 of Dept of Neurosurgery Khoula Hospital Muscat Oman: A Review

G P Mishra1, Tariq Al Saadi1, Neeraj Salhotra1, , Samit Biniwale1, Mohammad Hadad1, Mohammad Hashim1, Ali Al Mashani1, Qassim Al Hinai1 and Sharad Samson Rajmani1

1Department of Neurosurgery Khoula Hospital Muscat Oman PO 90, PC 116

Pub. Date: July 30, 2018

Cite this paper:
G P Mishra, Tariq Al Saadi, Neeraj Salhotra, Samit Biniwale, Mohammad Hadad, Mohammad Hashim, Ali Al Mashani, Qassim Al Hinai and Sharad Samson Rajmani. Brain and Spinal Tumors Incidence Annual Audit 2017 of Dept of Neurosurgery Khoula Hospital Muscat Oman: A Review. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2018; 6(7):128-131. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-7-2

Abstract

Brain and spinal tumors contribute to the main bulk of neurosurgery work in any Neurosurgical center. Effective audit of the work of a neurosurgical center amounts to earmarking the areas needing improvement and hence an enhanced patient care. Our department also performed an annual audit of the cranial and spinal tumors dealt in one year and analyzed the results. Benign to malignant all varieties of cranial tumours were seen in a small population of a country like Oman, however state of art diagnostic facilities were used to diagnose, treat and follow up the patients. Careful eye was kept on the pseudoprogression of the tumours as repted in the radiological reports. Results revealed a standard distribution of the tumours seen in other centers reported in the literature. Extent of tumour excision was done in standard guidelines keeping patient useful outcome in mind. Resurgery in maligant tumours were offered in young patients if comes back with recurrence.

Keywords:
Brain and spinal tumors incidence pseudopogression of tumours

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