Optic pathway gliomas

Ben Shofty, Liat Ben-Sira, Anat Kesler, Shlomi Constantini*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

22 Scopus citations


Optic pathway gliomas (OPGs) are among the most challenging neoplasms in modern pediatric neuro-oncology. Recent technological advances in imaging, surgery, and chemotherapy may lead to better understanding of the patho-physiology and better clinical results. This chapter reviews these advances and the current treatment paradigms.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9783319090665
ISBN (Print)9783319090658
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2015


  • Low-grade glioma
  • Neurofi bromatosis 1
  • Nf1
  • Opg
  • Optic pathway glioma


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