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Table 1 Patients’ demographics

From: Intraoperative high-field magnetic resonance imaging combined with functional neuronavigation in resection of low-grade temporal lobe tumors

  Intraoperative MRI group (n = 41) Conventional treatment group (n = 13)
Sex (male) 24 (58.5 %) 8 (61.5 %)
Mean age (range) 36.8 (16–66) 39.4 (11–50)
Site of resection (left) 15 (36.6 %) 4 (30.8 %)
Tumor infiltration   
 Temporal lobe only 5 (12.2 %) 9 (69.2 %)
 Insula 34 (83.0 %) 4 (30.8 %)
 Frontal 24 (58.5 %) 4(30.8 %)
Sub-location   
 Mesial only 23 (56.1 %) 5 (38.5 %)
 Lateral only 4 (9.8 %) 5 (38.5 %)
 Both 14 (34.1 %) 3 (23.1 %)
Histology   
 Astrocytoma 16 3
 Oligodendroglioma 10 5
 Oligoastrocytoma 15 5
Type of seizures   
 Complex partial 22 (53.7 %) 8 (61.5 %)
 Generalized tonic-clonic 20 (48.8 %) 6 (46.2 %)
 Simple partial 5 (12.2 %)
 Absence 3 (7.3 %)
Seizure duration in months (range) 3 (0.25–108) 4.5 (0.25–84)
Median tumor volume in cm3 (range) 77.0 (5.0–174.0) 29.5 (10.0–172.9)
Median follow-up in months 32.5 (9–59) 33.3 (10–64)