Pediatric Considerations for Pineal Tumor Management

Pineal tumors are relatively rare central nervous system lesions with a predilection for the pediatric population. For the vast majority of these lesions, surgical resection is a critical step in effective treatment. This article discusses current strategies for preoperative evaluation, operative management, and postoperative care of the pediatric patient with a newly diagnosed pineal region tumor.

http://www.neurosurgery.theclinics.com/article/PIIS1042368011000489/abstract?rss=yes

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