Simpson grading as predictor of meningioma recurrence

Ayesha Quddusi, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Meningimas are one of the commonest primary brain tumours and the commonest extra-axial primary brain tumour. Despite better understanding of the molecular pathogenesis of the tumours, surgical excision remains the treatment of choice, and in a large proportion of cases, complete excision is curative. Simpson grading for the extent of resection of meningiomas, was introduced more than six decades ago, and has stood the test of time. With modern technological advancements, however, the relevance of Simpson grading has been questioned. Herein we review the recent literature on the relevance of Simpson grading more than sixty years after its introduction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)819-821
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2018


  • Brain tumour
  • Meningioma
  • Recurrence


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