Meningioma

Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, Jon Weingart, M.D., discusses the risk, biological plausibility and three grades of meningioma.

Topics discussed:

1. The risk of meningioma (0:22)
2. Biological plausibility (1:23)
3. It’s just not a number that you’re shooting for (2:25)
4. Patient having symptoms needs more rapid evaluation (3:26)
5. Hurdle to proposed intervention (4:25)
6. In general no radiation given (5:25)
7. Three grades of meningioma (6:25)
8. Clear association with radiation (7:25)
9. Multidisciplinary approach valuable (8:25)


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Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Jon Weingart, MD

Jon Weingart, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Jon Weingart focuses on the surgical treatment of brain tumors including benign and malignant tumors. Dr. Weingart also specializes in spinal disorders, such as cervical and lumbar disc disease, as well as other congenital and developmental ...

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