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Low Grade Glioma

Last Updated: March 12, 2020

Figure 1: Walter Dandy demonstrated the techniques for resection of intraparenchymal tumors (Dandy WE. The Brain. Hagerstown, MD: WF Prior Company, 1966).

Frontal Glioma: Basic Dissection Principles

World Health Organization (WHO) grade I & II tumors of glial origin are considered low-grade gliomas (LGGs). There are three common types of LGGs, namley astrocytomas, oligodendrogliomas, and oligoastrocytomas. These tumors originate from one or both of the two glial cell types: astrocytes or oligodendrocytes. The extent of resection is favored to be one of the most inf...