2018, Number 5
Rev Clin Esc Med 2018; 8 (5)
Uclés VV, Segura CP, Espinoza RRA
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ABSTRACTCentral Nervous System (CNS) tumors have a very high probability of producing long-term disabling effects; due to the tumor itself (size, location, invasiveness), as well as the effects of its treatment, including surgical complications, neurotoxic effects of radiation and chemotherapy.
Rehabilitation of patients with a brain tumor focuses on quality of life and dignity, and new opportunities for life project. It has shown good results. Among the objectives of this therapy is to obtain maximum physical, social, psychosocial, and vocational function despite the limits imposed by the disease or its treatments.