Skip to main content

Table 1 Clinical data of the overview of the main findings of the 12 articles of the review

From: The concept of “Four Walls, Two Poles” in the lesions of the thalamus and ganglion regions: case report and literature review

Number Study Number of cases Location of lesions Treatment planning Surgical approach Extent of resection Survival time
1 Kis et al. [2] 5 3 cases in Rt. Thalamus; 2 cases in Lt. Thalamus Surgery, RT,and CT T. cort STR in 4 cases; PR in 1 case OS was 2 to 20 months
2 Akiyama et al. [5] 18 3 cases in Rt. thalamus; 2 cases in Lt. thalamus; 13 cases in ventricle, putamen, deep part of frontal lobe Surgery (under endoscope), RT, and CT T. cort GTR in 4 cases; STR in 1 case; PR in 3 cases; biopsy in 10 cases Without data of follow-up
3 Zhang et al. [4] 33 19 cases in Rt. thalamus; 14 cases in Lt. thalamus Surgery in 5 cases; surgery and RT. in 16 cases; surgery and CT in 2 cases; surgery, RT and CT in 10 cases PITI in 5 cases; T. cort in 6 cases; T. vent in 22 cases GTR in 19 cases; STR in 9 cases; PR in 5 cases 2-year OS rates were 25.9%
4 Kumar et al. [5] 1 Rt. thalamus Surgery AIPG STR Without data of follow-up
5 Saito et al. [1] 21 6 cases in Rt. thalamus; 15 cases in Lt. thalamus Surgery, RT, and CT in 21 cases T. vent; T. cort; transsylvian fissure GTR in 6 cases; STR in 13 cases; PR in 2 cases Median OS was 12.6 months
6 Brokinkel et al. [9] 1 Lt. thalamus Surgery (under endoscope), RT, and CT T. vent STR Without data of follow-up
7 Wu et al. [3] 49 23 cases in Rt. thalamus; 24 cases in Lt. thalamus; 2 cases in Bi. thalamus Surgery, RT, and CT in 35 cases; Surgery, in 14 cases T. vent in 42 cases; transsylvian fissure in 7 cases STR in 20 cases; PR in 24 cases; less than PR in 5 cases Median OS was 9.0 months
8 Liu et al. [10] 26 13 cases in Rt. Thalamus; 13 cases in Lt. Thalamus Surgery, RT. and CT, in 23 cases; surgery in 3 cases T. cort in 18 cases; T. vent in 6 cases; transsylvian fissure in 2 cases GTR in 5 cases; STR in 15 cases; PR in 6 cases OS was 2 to 59 months
9 Abdullah Keles et al. 2019 1 Third ventricle Surgery (under endoscope) CPeSS GTR Without data of follow-up
10 Xiaodong Niu et al. 2020 102 41 cases in Rt. thalamus; 57 cases in Lt. thalamus; 4 cases in Bi. thalamus Surgery, RT. and CT, in 73 cases; surgery in 29 cases PITI in 30 cases; T. cort in 8 cases; T. vent in 64 cases GTR in 46 cases; STR in 50 cases; PR in 6 cases Median OS was 13.6 months
11 Guo Qinglong et al. 2020 53 Not mentioned in detail Surgery, RT. and CT, in 42 cases; surgery in 11 cases TLBG in 35 cases; TCC in 18 cases GTR and STR in 29 cases; PR in 24 cases Median OS was 9.0 months
12 Kentaro Chiba 2020 10 2 cases in AT., 3 cases in IC., 5 cases in TP Surgery, RT. and CT, in 8 cases; surgery in 2 cases Not mentioned in detail GTR in 3 cases; STR in 6 cases; PR in 1 case Median OS was 28.1 months
  1. Rt right, Lt left, RT radiotherapy, CT chemotherapy, T trans, Vent ventricular, Cort cortical, GTR gross total resection, STR subtotal resection PR partial resection, OS overall survival, PITP precentral interhemispheric transcallosal interforniceal, AIPG anterior interhemispheric transparaterminal gyrus, Bi bilateral, CPeSS contralateral perimedian supracerebellar suprapineal, TLBG translateral brain gyrus approach, TCC transcorpus callosal approach, AT anterior type, IC thalamointernal- capsular, TP thalamopulvinar type