Cognitive Functions in Low-grade Glioma Patients –  a Systematic Review

Authors: K. Schönová 1;  S. Weissenberger 2;  M. Preiss 3;  P. Harsa 2
Authors‘ workplace: Dětská psychiatrická nemocnice Louny 1;  Psychiatrická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN v Praze 2;  Národní ústav duševního zdraví, Klecany 3
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2017; 80/113(4): 396-399
Category: Review Article


This review summarises the topic of cognitive functions in patients with low-grade gliomas. Gliomas and their treatment have a negative effect on the cognitive functions of these patients. Cognitive functions in patients with low-grade glioma influence also the quality of their life which correlates with life expectancy. This is a relatively new area of research, but the increasing number of published articles shows its relevance. The aim of this review is to introduce and emphasise this topic and contribute to the development of the quality of professional care for patients with low-grade gliomas.

Key words:
low-grade gliomas – cognitive functions – rehabilitation of cognitive functions – quality of life

The authors declare they have no potential conflicts of interest concerning drugs, products, or services used in the study.

The Editorial Board declares that the manuscript met the ICMJE “uniform requirements” for biomedical papers.


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