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Table 1 Clinical histories and previous observations are summarized

From: Use of 3D-computed tomography angiography for planning the surgical removal of pineal region meningiomas using Poppen's approach: a report of ten cases and a literature review

Case No. Sex/age Duration Clinical presentation KPS CTA Blood supply Size (cm) Position Hydrocephalus
1 Female/46 years 8 months Headache, Papilledema, Hearing loss 80 Severe staining, VC shift upward Pericallosal arterial branches 4.7 × 2.1 × 3.0 (an average of 3.3) Infratentorial > supratentorial Moderate
2 Male/61 years 2 months Headache, papiledema, limb hemiparesis 70 Moderate staining, VC shift left Posterior choroidal artery branches 4 × 4 × 3 (an average of 3.7) Supratentorial = infratentorial Severe
3 Male/42 years 3 months Headache, dizziness, papilledema, Ataxia 70 Mild staining, VC shift left dura of the origin of straight sinus 3.0 × 2.5 × 2.0 (an average of 2.5) Infratentorial > supratentorial Severe
4 Female/64 years 4 years Dizziness, Ataxia 90 Mild staining, VC shift left dura of the origin of straight sinus 4.3 × 4.1 × 3.3 (an average of 3.9) Supratentorial > infratentorial Mild
5 Female/64 years 5 years Papilledema, memory loss, ataxia, paralysis of upgaze 60 Severe staining, VC shift downward posterior cerebral artery branch 5.0 × 5.0 × 4.0 (an average of 4.7) Infratentorial > supratentorial Mild
6 Female/62 years 3 days Headache 90 Mild staining, VC shift downward dura of the origin of straight sinus 4.6 × 3.9 × 4.2 (an average of 4.2) Supratentorial > infratentorial Mild
7 Male/41 years 2 years Headache 90 Moderate staining, VC shift right posterial choroidal artery branches 4 × 3 × 3 (an average of 3.3) Supratentorial = infratentorial None
8 Female/60 years 4 years Dizziness, hearing loss 80 Severe staining, VC Shift downwards posterior cerebral artery branch 4.7 × 5.2 × 6.0 (an average of 5. 3) Supratentorial = infratentorial Mild
9 Female/53 years 3 years Dizziness, ataxia 80 Severe staining, VC unaffected posterior cerebral and superior cerebellar artery branches 2 × 2 × 1.5 (an average of 1.8) Infratentorial Mild
10 Male/40 years 2 years Headache, dizziness, hearing loss 70 No staining and VC shift not specified 2 × 2 × 1.5 (an average of 1.8) Infratentorial Severe