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Table 1 Clinical and histopathological features

From: Regulation of Kir4.1 expression in astrocytes and astrocytic tumors: a role for interleukin-1 β

  A II(n = 6) A III(n = 12) GBM(n = 55) Control cortex/autopsy (n = 8) Control cortex/surgical (n = 5)
Gender (m/f) 4/2 7/5 33/22 5/3 3/2
Age (years)a 34 (22–43) 44.7 (33–51) 56.5 (26–76) 50 (30–72) 54 (43–75)
Location     -  
Frontal 5 3 18 4 2
Temporal 1 3 15 1 -
Parietal - - 4 5 2
Occipital - 1 3 1 -
Thalamus - - 1 - -
Parietooccipital - 2 3 - -
Temporoccipital - 2 1 - 1
Temporoparietal - - 1 - -
Frontotemporal - 1 3 - -
Frontoparietal - - 1 - -
Epilepsy 6 7 29 - -
Duration epilepsy (months) a 6 (4–11) 4.8 (1–9) 6.5 (1–12) - -
  1. aMean (range); A II, Astrocytoma WHO grade II; A III, Astrocytoma WHO grade III; GBM, Glioblastoma multiforme.