The Karnofsky Performance Status Scale (KPS) is an overall indicator of
the patients level of physical functioning used frequently in clinical
research in oncology. KPS scores range from 0 (lowest level) to 100
Karnofsky DA, Abelmann WH, Craver LF. The use of nitrogen mustards in the
palliative treatment of carcinoma. 1948;1:634-656.
If you are intested on more information with regard to treatmetns and
prognosis of GBM, a usefull source is the website of theAmerican Brain
Tumor Association (www.abta.org)
Vito Taormina wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm an italian young MD student, I need a neurologic-specialized help
> to evaluate my father's Karnowsky score (he has a GBM). So, if You
> are a neurologist, please, tell me where I can find the tests and how
> could I execute them...I need that soon, any advice is helpful.
> Thank You