An essential paper for all future Neurosurgeons! This article by Lacroix M, et al. remains one of the most cited articles in the field of neurosurgery, outlining the survival benefits of obtaining a near complete resection (>98%) in patients suffering from GBM, especially in those with a favourable prognostic score.
Lacroix M, Abi-Said D, Fourney D, et al. A multivariate analysis of 416 patients with glioblastoma multiforme: prognosis, extent of resection, and survival. J Neurosurg. 2001 Aug;95(2):190-8.
Read the full article here: https://thejns.org/view/journals/j-neurosurg/95/2/article-p190.xml